Tuesday night, Norphlet Middle School hosted the 4th Annual Family STEM Night for K-12 students. Over 827 people attended the event!
Thank you to Lt. Governor Tim Griffin for speaking at the grand finale about the importance of STEM education and the availability of STEM jobs in South Arkansas.
We could not put on this event without the help of community, industry, and post-secondary education partners. Thank you to these volunteers who made this evening possible:
- Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources
- Canfor Southern Pine
- El Dorado Chemical
- El Dorado Refinery (Delek)
- Lockheed Martin
- Martin Transportation/Cross Oil
- Medical Center of South Arkansas
- Murphy USA
- SAU Tech – Aviation Maintenance Program
- Southern Arkansas University – Computer Science Program
- South ARK Community College – Process Technology Program
- South ARK Community College – Information Technology Program
- Smackover High School – Engineering Program
- Coca Cola
- Crotty Casing Crews
- Norphlet Middle School – Student Council
- Sysco Foods
- Smackover Police Department
Be sure to join us next year for the 5th Annual Family STEM Night on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Check out all of the pictures from the evening:
Norphlet Elementary School recently invited grandparents to come on campus with their grandchildren. A big thanks goes to all of the grandparents who came out!
Norphlet Middle School hosted a pumpkin/book character creation contest at Halloween. The winners of the contest were:
- Abby Fogle-Rainbow Fish – Most Creative
- Janelle Drummond – The Lorax
- Madison Ham – Charlotte’s Webb
- Evan Keaster – The Wizard of Oz/Tin Man – 2nd Place
- Lee Gilkey – The Wizard of Oz/Lion – 1st Place
- Savannah Green – Diary of a Wimpy Kid
- Jada Ferguson and Saylor Cropper – The Wizard of Oz/Tin Man – 3rd Place
- McKinley Wages – Nightmare Before Christmas
- Natalie Collins – The Zombie Fish
- Taylor McDowell – Curious George – Honorable Mention
Norphlet Elementary School classes participated in a Book Character Pumpkin Contest and were awarded with Book Fair certificates.
- Carly Weaver’s 4th Grade – Captain Underpants
- Carolyn Perkins’ 1st Grade – Mickey Mouse
- Sausha Smith’s 4th Grade – Goosebumps Slappy New Year.
Mrs. Jonna Bates’ PreAP class Biology class participated in Cell Organelle Speed Dating.
They had to write descriptions of cell organelles complete with “cellfies,” a trendable hashtag, a pick up line (school appropriate), and a theme song.
The students had sparkling cider, chocolates, and candlelight to enhance the experience.
Tonight is the big night!
4th ANNUAL FAMILY STEM NIGHT
The 4th Annual Family STEM Night will be Tuesday, November 13, 2018, from 5:45 – 8 pm at Norphlet Middle School. K-12 students, parents, and community members are invited to attend!
We will be giving away 1 iPad, 6, Chromebooks, 2 Samsung Galaxy Tablets, 1 Remote Controlled Drone, and a $100 VISA gift card. (Door prizes are for K-12 students only.)
We have amazing industry partners who are presenting some incredible activities this year. Check out the activity descriptions in the pictures below.
Hot dogs and drinks will be served! Don’t miss out on hot chocolate! This year the food and drinks have been moved inside to Room 5 due to the cold temperatures. A map of all of the evening’s events is below.
If you thought last year’s laser light show was great, then get ready because this year’s Magic of Science Laser Show presented by Lockheed Martin is going to be even more spectacular!
Join us at the new gymnasium at 7:30 pm for the Grand Finale with Lt. Governor Tim Griffin, the laser light show, and the door prize drawing!
Don’t miss out on the biggest and most fun STEM event of the year in the Smackover-Norphlet School District!
The Smackover Buckaroos will play Danville in the second round of the high school football playoffs on Friday, November 16, at 7 pm.
Due to the condition of the field from all of the rain this past week, the game will be played at the El Dorado Stadium.
Tickets for the game will be $6.
Norphlet Middle School students honored veterans during its annual Veteran’s Day Assembly presented last week by Mr. Ricky Green’s PreAP Social Studies students.