Month: February 2020

Black History Month

Norphlet Middle School 5th grade students recently researched famous African Americans who made contributions in various fields.

Also for black history month, Paula White from the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources was our guest speaker. She informed students of the many famous black Arkansans who are a part of our history, including Hubert “Geese” Ausbie, an Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame inductee who performed with the Harlem Globetrotters.

Dr. Seuss Week

The week of March 2nd – 6th is Dr. Seuss/Read Across America Week.  Smackover Elementary School and Norphlet Middle School will be celebrating each day with a Dress-Up Day and also a Door Decorating Contest.

Smackover Elementary School Dress Up Days

  • Monday, March 2nd – “Oh the Places You’ll Go” (wear a college t-shirt or jersey)
  • Tuesday, March 3rd – “My Many Colored Days” (Kindergarten – wear yellow, 1st grade – wear blue, 2nd grade – wear black, 3rd grade – wear red, 4th grade – wear green)
  • Wednesday, March 4th – “I Can Read with my Eyes Shut” (wear a t-shirt with words on it).
  • Thursday, March 5th – “Cat in the Hat” (wear stripes and a hat)
  • Friday, March 6th – Book Character Dress-Up (Any Book Character)

Norphlet Middle School Dress Up Days

  • Monday, March 2nd – “Oh the Places You’ll Go” (wear a college t-shirt or jersey)
  • Tuesday, March 3rd – “My Many Colored Days” (5th grade -wear red, 6th-wear blue, 7th-wear green, and 8th-wear yellow, Teachers wear Black)
  • Wednesday, March 4th – “I Can Read with my Eyes Shut” (wear a t-shirt with words on it).
  • Thursday, March 5th – “Cat in the Hat” (wear stripes and a hat)
  • Friday, March 6th – Book Character Dress-Up (Any Book Character)

Job Vacancies

Smackover-Norphlet Public Schools
NOTICE OF VACANCIES

Smackover-Norphlet Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for the licensed positions of:

Middle School Mathematics

Middle School English

Middle School Social Studies

High School Math

High School Chemistry/Physical Science

Elementary School Assistant Principal

Job Description:  The Assistant Principal is an individual preferably holding a valid elementary Arkansas administrative license with at least 5 years of teaching and/or leadership experience.  This individual will support the elementary school principal and provide leadership related to student discipline, instructional improvement, support services for elementary school students, and teacher evaluation.  This position is a 200-day contract.

High School Assistant Principal

Job Description:  The Assistant Principal is an individual preferably holding a valid secondary Arkansas administrative license with at least 5 years of teaching and/or leadership experience.  This individual will support the high school principal and provide leadership related to student discipline, instructional improvement, support services for high school students, and teacher evaluation.  This position is a 200-day contract.

High School Instructional Facilitator

Job Description: The Instructional Facilitator is an individual preferably holding a valid secondary Arkansas teacher’s license with at least 5 years of teaching and/or leadership experience who facilitates continuous improvement in classroom instruction at the high school level by providing instructional leadership, data disaggregation, and curriculum alignment support.  Other duties will include school improvement planning using the Indistar platform and campus testing coordinator.   This position is a 200-day contract.

 

 

Please send a completed licensed application, resume’, college transcript, PRAXIS scores, and current teaching license to the Office of the Superintendent.  Applications may be mailed to 112 East 8th Street, Smackover, AR, 71762, emailed to ginie.cameron@smackover.net.

The Smackover-Norphlet School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SHS Senior Signs with Missouri S & T

Smackover High School Senior Trevor Pyron signed Tuesday morning to play football next year with Missouri University of Science and Technology. Coach Todd Drury posted about Trevor on the Missouri S&T website saying, “He is a great program fit and will be a real player here.”

The team and coaches Tyler Kell, Brian Brown, and David Osborn join Trevor’s family as he signs on with Missouri S & T.

 

GT Nominations Being Accepted

Nominations for possible placement into the Gifted and Talented Program are on-going throughout the year.

Students can be nominated by a parent, teacher, peer, community member, or themselves.

The deadline to return a nomination form for possible placement at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year is March 9, 2020.  All nominations must be submitted to the GT Coordinator by that date.

Nomination forms may be turned into either elementary or middle school office or mailed to 112 East 8th Street, Smackover AR  71762.

Parents desiring additional information should contact Britany Thomas at britany.thomas@smackover.net.

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