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SHS Seniors Awarded Scholarships (Day 3)

In Buckaroo News on May 31, 2012 at 11:32 am

Over the next week, the Smackover School District would like to honor graduates of the class of 2012 who were awarded scholarships by highlighting five scholarship recipients a day.

Congratulations to these students!

Reese Childers will attend the University of Central Arkansas. He has been awarded a UCA Achivement Scholarship valued at $20,000, a UCA band scholarship valued at 4,000 and the Academic Challenge valued at $18,000.

Julie Conway will attend South Ark Community College. She has been awarded the Freshman Recognition scholarship with a 2-year value of $2,664. She has also received the Academic Challenge with a 2-year value of $4,500.

Tyler Cornwell will attend Southern Arkansas University. He has received a Mulerider baseball scholarship with a 4-year value of $2,000. He has also received the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000 and the Murphy Foundation with a 4-year value of $16,000.

Antonio Davis will attend Southern Arkansas University. He has received the $500 Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Lisbon award, the Murphy Foundation with a 4-year value of $16,000 and will receive the Academic Challenge valued at $18,000.

Cordarius Enright will attend the University of Arkansas. He will receive a Razorback Bridge scholarship with a four-year value of $14,000, a SHS Educational Fund valued at $1,000, a $500 Ella Louise Sims scholarship, the Murphy Foundation with a 4-year value of $12,000 and will receive the Academic Challenge valued at $18,000.

Employment Opportunity

In Buckaroo Jobs on May 30, 2012 at 9:08 am

Smackover Public Schools
NOTICE OF VACANCY

Smackover Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Secondary Social Studies AND
Coach with primary responsibility of Girls Basketball

Any licensed qualified district employee who is interested
may ask for consideration to fill this position be contacting Jan Henderson, High School Principal

SHS Seniors Awarded Scholarships (Day 2)

In Buckaroo News on May 30, 2012 at 8:29 am

Over the next week, the Smackover School District would like to honor graduates of the class of 2012 who were awarded scholarships by highlighting five scholarship recipients a day.

Congratulations to these students!

Courtney Booth will attend Southern Arkansas University. She has been awarded a $500 SHS Coca-Cola scholarship and received the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000.

Landon Bradley will attend University of Central Arkansas. He has been awarded the University scholarship with a 4-year value of $10,000. He has also been awarded the Sight Impaired Group Help Team scholarship valued at $1,000. He will receive the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000 and the Murphy Foundation with a 4-year value of $12,000.

Cody Bussell will attend the University of Central Arkansas. He has been awarded the UCA Excellence scholarship with a 4-year value of $26,000.

Jesse Carter will attend Southern Arkansas University. He has been awarded an Achievement Award with a 4-year value of $8,000.

Tate Chanler will attend Arkansas State University. He has been awarded an Arkansas Promise scholarship with a 4-year value of $10,000. He has received the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000.

SHS Seniors Awarded Scholarships

In Buckaroo News on May 29, 2012 at 11:28 am

Over the next week, the Smackover School District would like to honor graduates of the class of 2012 who were awarded scholarships.

The total value of all of the scholarships awarded to the class of 2012 totals $1, 239,431.

The Buckaroo Blog will highlight five scholarship recipients a day.

Congratulations to these students!

Priosha Anderson will attend Southeast Arkansas College. She has been awarded the Murphy Foundation with a 4-year value of $16,000.

Deonta Baker will attend the University of Central Arkansas. He has been awarded the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000.

Seth Barron will attend the University of Central Arkansas. He has received the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000.

Mary Bradshaw will attend the University of Arkansas. She has been awarded the Freshman Academic scholarship valued at $1,000, a SHS Educational Fund valued at $1,000, SHS Anchor Club valued at $500, a Women of Distinction valued at $500. She will also receive the Academic Challenge with a 4-year value of $18,000. Total value: $21,000

Dylan Breshears will attend the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He has received a Warhawk Out-of-State award with a 4-year value of $31,784 and Academic Recognition Tier III award with a 4-year value of $9,600. Total value: $41,384

Announcement of Job Opportunities

In Buckaroo Jobs on May 22, 2012 at 10:41 am

When an employment opportunity becomes available in the district during the summer, the school district will continue to post notice in each of the buildings.  We will also send an email to announce the job opening.  This will give current employees the first opportunity to apply for a given job.

At the end of five business days, the announcement will be posted on the district website if the position has not been filled.

All school employees are encouraged to check their school email regularly throughout the summer to stay informed of these notices.

Summer Hours

In Buckaroo News on May 21, 2012 at 8:15 am

The offices of Smackover Elementary School, Smackover High School, and Central Office will begin their summer hours today, May 21, 2012.

These offices will be open on Monday through Thursday from 7 am – 5 pm.

 

Thanks for a great year!

In Buckaroo News on May 18, 2012 at 11:50 am

Today is the last official day of the 2011-2012 school year.

The faculty and staff of the Smackover School District wish to thank you for allowing us to serve your children this year.

We look forward to seeing all of our students back on August 20, 2012 for the first day of the 2012-2013 school year.

 

 

 

Follow the blog this summer!

In Buckaroo News on May 17, 2012 at 8:48 am

If you are looking to stay up-to-date on school related information this summer, then we would encourage you to follow The Buckaroo Blog this summer.

You can follow The Buckaroo Blog via email by entering your email address on the lower right hand column on the blog.  If you do this, you will receive an email any time information is updated about our school, students, and school-sponsored clubs, activities, and athletics.

We hope that you have enjoyed the information found on The Buckaroo Blog and that it has helped to keep you informed about our District.

May Board Meeting

In Buckaroo Board on May 16, 2012 at 8:41 am

The Smackover School Board met in regular session on Monday, May 14.  Highlights from the meeting include:

  • Hiring a high school mathematics teacher
  • Approving the classified salary schedule
  • Accepting the resignation of a licensed employee

Board members were also given information about upcoming elections:

  • All board positions will be open in the upcoming election.
  • All persons interested in running for a board position may begin collecting petitions on June 10, 2012.
  • All candidates must submit petitions, affidavit of eligibility, and political practices pledge on or before noon on July 10, 2012.

If you have any questions about running for a school board seat, please contact Superintendent Don Smeltzer.

 

Graduation Information for the Class of 2012

In Buckaroo Board, Buckaroo News on May 15, 2012 at 8:14 am

The Smackover School Board met in regular session on Monday night.  A discussion was held about the commencement exercises scheduled for Friday evening which conflict with the State Baseball Championship game.

The Board voted 4- 2 to do the following:

  • The high school graduation scheduled for Friday, May 18, at 8 pm in the stadium will go on as planned.
  • A second graduation ceremony will be held for any students unable to attend the Friday night graduation because of the State Baseball Championship game.  This ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 20, at 8 pm in the stadium.

All graduating seniors are invited to attend and participate in both ceremonies.

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