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Fundraising continues for senior

Fundraising continues for senior

February 8, 2018

Joining forces to raise money, Southside and Northside DECA members passed donation buckets at the basketball...

Robotics club competes against Bryant

Andraea Aguilera

January 19, 2018

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Members of the Robotics Club competed with 29 other teams in the High School Division on Jan. 13 in Bryant, Arkansas. “The objective was to stack cones on these goals and then push those goals into another zone. There were three different zones. One was five points, ten, and then twenty. We only stacked cones on the goals,...

High School senior councils commissioned for parade

High School senior councils commissioned for parade

Melanie Rice

January 9, 2018

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Southside and Northside Senior Councils were commissioned to build a float for the Martin Luther King...

Seniors perform in televised parade

Seniors perform in televised parade

December 4, 2017

Over Thanksgiving break, the 12 senior Southern Belles traveled to New York City to dance in the annual...

New restaurants plan openings

New restaurants plan openings

Andraea Aguilera

November 10, 2017

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   Fort Smith progressively grows in the food industry with plans to open several new chains....

Library announces novelists event

Andraea Aguilera

October 27, 2017

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Through creative literacy programs, Liz Harms, new Teen Specialist in the Youth Services department of the Fort Smith Public Library, plans to form a teen program to merge the public library and schools. “It is my goal to establish a fun, safe environment for teens to socialize, study, and create their own community,” Harms...

DECA trip brings skills to life

Rowan Mitchell

October 16, 2017

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   DECA took a trip to Silver Dollar city in Branson, Missouri for their first school business trip on Sept. 20. While there, students attended a 45 minute seminar to learn about different business aspects in the park.    “One purpose of DECA is to promote marketing/business skills and topics, so at Career...

Prospective National Honor Society members inducted

Maren Cortez

October 6, 2017

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Prospective members of National Honor Society attended an induction ceremony in the auditorium on Sept. 24. New members received a certificate and entrance into NHS.       "It's time to celebrate the principles of National Honor Society Academics! The key is for NHS members to have the proper characteristics,"...

ATU student becomes assistant band director

Hailey Jones

October 2, 2017

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   Assistant band director Micheal Westbrook studied music at Arkansas Tech because of his love of music. His teaching also included conducting for 38 years.    “What is my favorite thing about being a director? I would have to say working with the students and learning the music. The most difficult...

Vision reveal

Amberly Tran

September 28, 2017

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 Emerging freshly from the state of Texas, Fort Smith Public School’s new superintendent Doug Brubaker ushers in plans towards improvement within the district. Formerly a Dallas-Fort Worth school administrator, Brubaker imposed various improvements, from up to date technology to implementing improved security measures...

Prescriptions for life

Andraea Aguilera

September 22, 2017

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State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge unveiled the Prescription for Life program on campus yesterday. She presented plans to educate students on the dangers of using prescription drugs for nonprescription reasons.     “The idea is to make kids aware of the dangers of prescription drugs. They’re prescription...

Robotics lands technology grant

Robotics lands technology grant

September 15, 2017

Robotics Club received the Girl Powered VRC Team Grant from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation....

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