November School Board Meeting

The Smackover School Board of Directors met in regular session on Monday, November 18.  Highlights from the meeting include:

  • Recognized Mathieu Malin as the Student of the Month.  Mathieu is fourth grade student at Smackover Elementary School who is a leader within his classroom and school, a high achieving student, and an encourager to his classmates and teachers.
  • Recognized Karla Darden as the Employee of the Month.  Ms. Karla has been a PreK teacher for over 15 years with the Smackover School District.  She loves her students deeply and provides support and leadership to her co-workers.
  • Recognized Smackover Elementary School for being named one of nine Exemplary Schools by the Arkansas Department of Education.
  • Acknowledged the receipt of an Arkansas Better Beginnings (ABC) Preschool Incentive Grant of $1,000 and an ABC Professional Development Grant of $1,500.
  • Accepted the resignation of one employee.
  • Received brief budget training provided by Business Manager Lori Willis.

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Smackover Elementary School Principal Holly Strickland, Mathieu Malin, and School Board President Joe Bates.

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Special Programs Director Teri Philyaw, Karla Darden, and Board President Joe Bates.