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Preschool Slots Available

In Buckaroo News on July 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm

Smackover Preschool has nine slots available for three and four year old children.  These slots are ABC and ABC-SS.

To qualify for ABC slots, a child must have at least one of the following characteristics:

  • Family with gross income not exceeding 200% of FPL
  • Parents without a high school diploma or GED
  • Low birth weight (below 5 pounds, 9 ounces)
  • Parent is under 18 years if age at child’s birth
  • Immediate family member has a history of substance abuse/addiction
  • Has a demonstrable delay as identified through screening
  • Eligible for services under IDEA
  • Income eligible for Title 1 programs
  • Limited English Proficiency
  • Parent has history of abuse or neglect or is a victim of abuse or neglect

To qualify for ABC-SS slots, a child must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be three or four years old by ADE cutoff date
  • Gross family income ˂200% of FPL
  • A program is available in the are where the child resides and there is available space for the child to attend

Please contact Debra Tolin at 725-3651 for more information.

SHS Band Camp Announcements

In Buckaroo News on July 14, 2014 at 8:25 am

The Smackover High School Buckaroo Band Director, Allen Simmons, has announced Summer Band Camp for August 4-8 at the Band Hall and marching practice field.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday (Aug 4)

  • 7:45-8:15 Welcome Back-Spudnuts and Orange Juice
  • 8:15- 9:15 – Outside – Marching Fundamentals
  • 9:15- 9:30 – Water Break
  • 9:30-10:30 Playing Inside
  • 10:30-10:45 – Break
  • 10:45- 11:45 – More Playing
  • 11:45- 1:00 – Lunch Break
  • 1:00 – 2:30 – Sectionals
  • 2:30 – Dismiss

The same schedule will be followed every day.  Breakfast will only be served on Monday. On Friday, there will be a hamburger lunch and then dismissal.

Extra Percussion and Guard Rehearsals will be announced later.

NHS Leopard Band Camp Dates

In Buckaroo News on July 13, 2014 at 7:58 am
Mark your calendars for these important dates for Norphlet High School band members:
  • Senior High Percussion Camp (July 14-18) 8:00AM-3:00PM
  • Junior High Percussion Camp (July 21)  8:00AM-3:00PM
  • Freshmen Camp  (July 25)   8:00AM-3:00PM
  • Junior High Band Camp  (July 28-29) 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Senior High Band Camp  (August 4-8) 8:00AM-4:00PM
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