Senior Day & Graduation Day Reminder/Update

Friday, May 7, 2021 Senior Day Awards Program/Graduation Rehearsal

9:00 a.m. @ Buckaroo Stadium

  • During the Senior Day Awards Programs, all awards and recognitions will be announced. Mask will be optional. Social distancing protocols implemented this school year will be followed in the stadium.  Seating will be arranged to maintain a 6 foot distance between members of the audience.  Household groups may sit together, but 6 feet should be maintained between groups.  Every-other-row seating should be unoccupied to provide for 6 feet of physical distance. 
  • Immediately following the program, seniors will rehearse and be given details of the graduation ceremony.
  • There will be reserved parking directly in front of the stadium for guardians/guests.

Monday, May 17, 2021Graduation Walk-Through with Seniors

9:00 a.m. @ Hobgood Auditorium

  • The seniors will lineup, practice walking in order and receive reminders for the day (we will finish as quickly as possible).  

Class of 2021 Senior Reception 2:00 p.m. @ First Baptist Church Family Life Center

  • Seniors can present a “brag board” with pictures, awards, etc.  Refreshments will be served. 

Graduation Individual Pictures 6:00 p.m. @ Hobgood Auditorium

  • Seniors will take individual cap and gown pictures on the stage.

Graduation Ceremony 8:00 p.m. @ Buckaroo Stadium

  • The gates will open at 7:15 p.m. for all family and friends to attend. Mask will be optional.  Social distancing protocols implemented this school year will be followed in the stadium.  Seating will be arranged to maintain a 6 foot distance between members of the audience.  Household groups may sit together, but 6 feet should be maintained between groups.  Every-other-row seating should be unoccupied to provide for 6 feet of physical distance.
  • In the event of inclement weather, the graduation ceremony will be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the same location and time.  If it continues to be inclement weather, the graduation ceremony will be held at the Hobgood Auditorium on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.  This decision to change the location will be made and posted to the blog by noon on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  In order to maintain social distancing protocols in the auditorium, each senior will be given two tickets for family members to attend.  The ceremony will also be livestreamed.
  • As a special gift from all the teachers and staff, senior posters will be placed on the stadium gates entering the football stadium.  Seniors need to take their posters with them after the graduation ceremony. 

We are excited for the opportunity to celebrate this special occasion with the families of the Class of 2021 and look forward to seeing you all there!  

Go Bucks!

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Students in Ms. Kellam’s Kindergarten class at Smackover Elementary School researched the life cycle of a butterfly. Each day they learned about a new step in the cycle and added it to their writing. At the end of the week, they made a caterpillar model of the life cycle.

SHS Builds!

Smackover High School students have been building this month!

Ms. Philyaw’s Principles of Engineering students were building robots using Vex Robotics parts.

Mrs. Bruton’s Ag Mechanics class began building a wooded rack.

SHS Senior’s Film Selected for Screening

Smackover High School senior Clayton Henderson had his second film selected to screen at the Made In Arkansas Film Festival.

This festival showcases films from all over the state as well as neighboring states that have an Arkansas connection.

Clayton’s film, One Of These Days, was filmed this past January in Smackover, Calion, El Dorado, and the little Grand Canyon outside of Camden.

Smackover 4H Meeting

The Smackover 4H Club will meet in the Smackover High School auditorium at 3:45 pm on Tuesday, May 4.

We will be electing officers at this meeting.

If you would like to join our club, please come to this meeting! Members must be between the ages of 5 to 19.  We would love to have any parents involved.

We look forward to seeing you!