Month: July 2015

STEM Saturday! – PLTW Gateway

The new school year is almost here and the Smackover-Norphlet School District is pleased to announce that all sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students will get to participate in two new semester-long courses from Project Lead the Way’s Gateway Program this year:

Automation and Robotics

Design and Modeling

These courses will be taught be Mr. Luke Forbess and Ms. Robin Boerwinkle at Norphlet Middle School.

Click here to learn more about Project Lead the Way’s Gateway Program.

In the next two years, we will also start offering other PLTW courses such as Flight and Space, the Science of Technology, The Magic of Electrons, and Computer Science at Norphlet Middle School.

Come join the fun this year at Norphlet Middle School!

NMS Orientation

Norphlet Middle School will host its 6th through 8th grade orientation meetings on Thursday, August 13, during the Open House hours.  Class schedules will be available for pick up as well.  Students and parents need to meet in the auditorium at the following times:

  • 8th Graders – 5:30 pm
  • 7th Graders – 6:00 pm
  • 6th Graders – 6:30 pm

 

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SHS Registration

Smackover High School students will be allowed to pick up their class schedules on the following dates:

  • Seniors – August 3 from 8 am to 12 pm
  • Juniors – August 4 from 8 am to 12 pm
  • Sophomores – August 5 from 8 am to 12 pm
  • Freshman – August 6 from 8 am to 12 pm

 

How Can I Stay Informed of What’s Happening in the Smackover-Norphlet School District?

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Message for Parents of Athletes

We will be having our annual Athletics Parent Meeting Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Hobgood Auditorium. At this meeting, we will be discussing issues related to concussions, heat illnesses, and infectious diseases. This information will be useful in helping your student athlete stay healthy throughout the season. There will be some paperwork for you to fill out so please bring a pen with you to the meeting.

Other topics that will be discussed at the meeting will include parent emails and pre-game meals. We will also be introducing our new team physician, Dr. Warren “Skip” MacDonald.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

For more information about this meeting, please contact Ms. Morgan McDaniel, ATC at 725-1237.

 

How Can I Stay Informed of What’s Happening in the Smackover-Norphlet School District?

Follow The Buckaroo Blog by entering your email address on the bottom right column of the blog.  By doing this you will receive an email each time a post is made on the blog.  We will be posting news from all five campuses, updates to reorganization plans, athletic schedules, and more.

Vaccinations and Kindergarten Screenings

All enrolling kindergarten students are required to have an Early, Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) exam or a physical examination administered by their physician.  The EPSDT or physical exam shall occur within 2 years prior to or within 90 days after Kindergarten starts.
Also, parents are reminded to call the Union County Health Department to schedule an appointment for immunizations if your child is not up to date.  Appointments are filling up fast!

Job Vacancies

Smackover-Norphlet Public Schools
NOTICE OF VACANCIES

Smackover-Norphlet Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year for the positions of:

Coach/Secondary Social Studies

Secondary English (7-12 License)

Please send a completed licensed application, resume’, college transcript, and current teaching license to Superintendent Dave Wilcox.  Applications may be mailed to 112 East 8th Street, Smackover, AR, 71762, emailed to dave.wilcox@smackover.net, or faxed to (870) 725-1250.

Bus Driver

Food Service (Cafeteria) Employee

Please send a completed classified application, resume’, college transcript, and/or results of Parapro Exam to 112 East 8th Street, Smackover, AR, 71762, emailed to dave.wilcox@smackover.net, or faxed to (870) 725-1250.