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Funds Raised For the Homeless

Funds Raised For the Homeless

March 26, 2019

Beginning in 2012, the Habitat for Humanity chapter hosted the seventh annual Shanty Town night on March 9. Students spend the...

flyers awarded licenses

Amanda Luper, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Drone program members traveled to Tulsa on Feb. 6 to participate in a Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 certification test. “The trip was an opportunity for our UAS-Drone Level 2 students to gain their industry level certification in the field of Unmanned Aerial Systems” drone teacher Grant Brewer said. Students completed testing on...

thespians earn top honors

thespians earn top honors

February 22, 2019

Theatre participated in the annual Thespian Festival hosted by Greene County Tech on Feb. 8-9. The festival provided different...

benefit set to offset medical costs

Allison Brannan, reporter

February 22, 2019

Softball team plans a PINK benefit game for history teacher Rochelle Loewen. Loewen, who battles breast cancer, will receive recognition for her fight. The PINK benefit game, featuring Loewen throwing the first pitch of the game, will place next month on March 11. “This will be one of our first games of the season. [Mrs. Loewen] will be throwing...

Class Trip Enriches Learning

Amberly Tran, Broadcast & Online Editor

January 7, 2019

In order to prepare for the exam, AP Seminar students attended a trip to Crystal Bridges on Dec. 6. The exam features an art interpretation element, and the trip’s exhibits offer students the opportunity to apply art interpretation skills. “My goal for the trip is for students to come out with a better understanding of the argumentation value...

Dancers Go Big City For Parade

Elyse Cano, Print Editor

January 7, 2019

Performing in record breaking low temperature of 19 degrees, eleven senior Southern Belles spent the November break performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. To fight from cold temperatures, the Belles used hand-warmers and wrapped themselves in foil blankets before performing in their sequence dresses for the parade. “Our...

Volunteers Lay Wreaths at National Cemetery

Sarah Long, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Thousands of volunteers gather at Fort Smith’s National Cemetery to place wreaths on headstones Dec. 8 for the Christmas Honors organization. Approximately 16,300 wreaths are placed in less than four minutes, each one symbolizing gratitude community members have towards the veterans and honoring their memories. “We feel that it is every citizen’s...

Annual Dinner Raises Funds

Annual Dinner Raises Funds

January 7, 2019

Choir hosted the 35th annual Madrigal Dinner Dec. 6-8 at the First Presbyterian Church. The dinner and show raises money for the...

Quizbowl Prepares For Upcoming Tournaments

Quizbowl Prepares For Upcoming Tournaments

December 10, 2018

Southside Quiz Bowl players intensely practice over the next few months as they prepare for the Springdale Invitational Feb. 16th, the State ...

Street Art Unifies Town

Street Art Unifies Town

November 12, 2018

Unexpected project’s 2018 season, entitled the “Outlier Series,” adds to the revamping of the town and brings eight new...

Board Introduces Merit Program

Elyse Cano, Print Co-Editor

November 9, 2018

In October the school district announced a new academic initiative, the Superintendent Scholars Program. The program aims to help increase the number of students who qualify for National Merit Semifinalist. Focusing on the class of 2021 the program will select sophomore students based on their results of the October PSAT. “I think this [program]...

Downtown Park Opens

Downtown Park Opens

November 9, 2018

World-class amenities enjoyable for everyone arrive downtown with the creation of the Fort Smith Riverfront Skate and Bike Park....