Over the next week, the Smackover School District would like to honor graduates of the class of 2013 who were awarded scholarships by highlighting five scholarship recipients a day.
- Leah Brown will attend South Arkansas Community College. She has been awarded the Presidential Scholarship with a 2-year value of $5,280. She will receive the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 2-year value of $4,000. Total Value: $9,280.
- Haley Corley will attend the University of Arkansas. She has been awarded the Governor’s Scholarship with a 4-year value of $16,000. She has received a U of A Honors College Academy Scholarship with a 4-year value of $16,000, the $1,500 U of A Max Moody Scholarship, the SHS FCCLA $500 scholarship and she will receive the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000. Total Value: $48,000.
- Ashley Drummond will attend the University of Central Arkansas. She will receive a $750 UCA Institutional Scholarship. She will receive the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000. Total Value: $14,750.
- Ariel Dunn will attend Henderson State University. She will receive the Presidential Excellence Scholarship with a 4-year value of $32,000, a $1,000 SHS Education Fund Scholarship as well as the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000. Total Value: $47,000.
- Nick Easley will attend Arkansas Baptist University. He has received the $750 Lifeshare Blood Drive scholarship.
Over the next week, the Smackover School District would like to honor graduates of the class of 2013 who were awarded scholarships.
The total value of all of the scholarships awarded to the class of 2013 totals $1, 122,713.
The Buckaroo Blog will highlight five scholarship recipients a day.
Congratulations to these students!
- Hope Barker will attend Ouachita Baptist University where she has been awarded the $1,000 OBU Legacy Scholarship, Ouachita Scholars with a 4-year value of $32,800, a $2,000 OBU Golf Scholarship, a $500 SHS Anchor Club Scholarship and the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000. Total Value: $59,300.
- Jonathon Barnhardt has enlisted with the United States Army and will receive the Montgomery GI Bill in the amount of $56,304.
- Keith Birchfield will attend Southern Arkansas University. He has been awarded an Achievement Award with a 4-year value of $8,000. He will receive the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000. Total Value: $22,000.
- Haley Bird will attend Southern Arkansas University. She has received a $600 Shea Lynn Sewell Memorial Scholarship, a $500 Women of Distinction Scholarship and the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000. Total value: $15,100.
- Abbi Bradshaw will attend Southern Arkansas University. She has received the Academic Challenge Scholarship with a 4-year value of $14,000.
We will be taking bids on the 3 Mitsubishi 55″ televisions in the distance learning lab.
The bid winner will be responsible for moving the tvs. They are being sold “as is”. Bidding will close next Friday.
If you are interested in placing a bid for a tv, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It has been our pleasure to serve the children in the Smackover School District during the 2012-2013 school year!
This summer will be a busy summer for our faculty and staff as we prepare for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.
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The Smackover High School Academic Awards Banquet will be held on May 30 at 6:30 pm. Information regarding the banquet will be mailed in report cards
High School report cards will be mailed on Friday.
Smackover Public Schools
NOTICE OF VACANCIES
Smackover Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the position of:
Please send a completed application to Teri Philyaw, Preschool Administrator.
Secondary Art Teacher
Secondary Physical/Earth Science Teacher
Please send your resume’ and completed application to Jan Henderson, High School Principal.
Due to pending inclement weather, the graduation ceremony will be held in Hobgood Auditorium tonight (Tuesday, May 21) at 8 pm.
A retirement reception for Superintendent Don Smeltzer was held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 in the board room of the central office.
Friends, family members, and colleagues came to celebrate Mr. Smeltzer’s 50 years of service in education as well as his golden wedding anniversary with his wife, Mrs. Reba Smeltzer.
Reminder to parents and students:
The end of the school year is quickly approaching. At this time, we would like to remind all high school parents and high school students to pay for any outstanding charges or to return any school owned items. Students who have not done so will not be eligible for exemption from semester tests and will not be eligible to take semester tests.
If you want to check to see if your child owes any money, please contact Mrs. Nutter at 725-3101. For lunch charges, please contact Mrs. Eubanks.
This includes (but is not limited to):
- Lunch charges
- Club dues
- Cheerleading fines
- Returning sports uniforms
- Returning library books
- Returning books checked out from English teachers
- Returning school owned calculators
- Returning textbooks
A reception honoring both the 50th wedding anniversary of Don and Reba Smeltzer and Don Smeltzer’s retirement after 50 years in education will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Smackover School District Central Office, located at 112 E. Eighth St. in Smackover.
According to the announcement of the celebration, the Smeltzers “were married May 17, 1963, in El Dorado, the same year that Don began his career in education. After spending their first three years in Wyoming where Don taught at a very small and isolated school, they returned to Smackover. Don began his long career working at Smackover High School and Reba began hers at the National Bank of Commerce in El Dorado, where she worked her way up through the ranks, eventually retiring as an assistant vice president. They have been blessed with three children, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. All of their friends and family are cordially invited to attend. No gifts, please. We thank you for all your love and support over the years.”
Published: 05/17/2013 in the El Dorado News Times