Thursday, February 16, 2023        Daily Announcements


No School on Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents Day


Thursday, February 16 will be the Who’s Who assembly at 8:45.  Senior class picture along with Class Officer pictures will be taken at this time too.


The only students allowed to park at the old gym are the senior high football players.  Everyone else needs to park in the main parking area at the new gym or in the chat parking lot.  Students should not be parking on the side of the new gym or in the middle gym parking areas.


Mrs. Little is selling the extra Homecoming t-shirts for $10.00, see her for sizes.


Legacy Equipment is coming to the library on Feb 24 at 9:00 am to talk about the John Deere AG Tech Program. They would like to speak Juniors & Seniors in high school to enroll in the program. Their program starts as an afterschool & summer commitment before going to a 2 year college. This opportunity would be free of charge to them, while working for Legacy Equipment Company.


Feb 16 - NEA Weld A Thon- Please excuse the following students: Hunter Reeves, Jake Smart, Michael Haywood




This week is FCCLA Week:

 Each day members not in Mrs. Little's come see her between classes.  Other members will participate in class.

IncREDible Skills - Thursday, February 16

  • Members will share with others how FCCLA has allowed them to sharpen their skills for future careers and independent adult life.  FCCLA Bowling after school today.

IncREDible FCCLA - Friday, February 17

  • Members showing off their FCCLA spirit and promoting how FCCLA is incREDible! Rocking the red.


ACT for Junior will be February 28.



Civics Testing schedule:

Friday, 2/17—3rd hour:  Trinity Allen, Mikaylah Putt,

Friday, 2/17-- 4th hour:  Austin Seal, Shawn-Hudson Seegraves, Jake Smart, Chris Price

Friday, 2/17-- 5th hour:  Anna Haley, Becky Due, Paige Morgan, Will Vancil, Taylor B



BRTC will host FAFSA Night's on our campuses.  This will be one on one assistance to complete the FAFSA information. Listed below are the dates and times for each campus.

Pocahontas - February 28 - 4:30pm - 7pm

Paragould - March 7 - 4:30pm - 7pm.



Scholarship Info:

* Black River Technical College's Foundation and Private Scholarship deadline is March 1st. If you have students planning on attending BRTC please encourage them to complete the application by the deadline.

*American Legion Coudret Trust  and Garner Trust Scholarships – see Mrs. Amber for application.  Must be a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of American Legionnaires.  Applications must be received back to dept headquarters by March 10, 2023

*C. B. Garrison Scholaship – for seniors who are son/daughter of AAEA members.  See Mrs. Amber for application.  Deadline is April 7, 2023

* The College of Education and Behavioral Science at Arkansas State University is pleased to offer a performance-based scholarship to three incoming Fall 2023 freshmen who have declared one of the following majors, 

  • Teacher Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Middle Level Education
  • Psychology and Counseling,
    • Psychology, B.S.
  • Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences  
    • Exercise Science
    • Physical Education
    • Sport Management

See Mrs. Amber for link to application.  Deadline April 1st2023

* The ASBA Educational Foundation is currently seeking applications for the 2023 Scholarship Award Program. The Foundation has awarded college scholarships to sons/daughters/legal wards of Arkansas school board members since 1994. The awards are based on a student’s academic record and leadership potential. The ASBA Freshman Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship awarded to four high school seniors who will enter two-year or four-year institutions of higher education. Recipients must be the sons/daughters/legal wards of publicly elected Arkansas school board members who have served on his/her local board at some time during the 2022-2023 school year.

The Marshall Hughes Scholarship, which is named in honor of former Beardsley Public Finance employee, Marshall Hughes, is a $5,000 scholarship that will be awarded to the overall statewide freshman scholarship winner. Recipients must be the sons/daughters/legal wards of publicly elected Arkansas school board members who have served on his/her local board at some time during the 2022-2023 school year.

The scholarship application deadline is MARCH 1, 2023The application and required documents must be submitted electronically. Criteria and instructions for submission are attached, or you may visit ASBA’s website for additional information.   

* ATTENTION: High School Seniors

Clay County Electric Cooperative Corporation is seeking High School Seniors who are interested in pursuing a career as a High Voltage Lineman. Clay County Electric Cooperative offers a sponsorship for the High Voltage Lineman training at ASU Newport. This program offers an Associate of Applied Science in General Technology with emphasis in High Voltage Lineman. This is a great career opportunity with a high earning income potential.  Applications must be submitted by the close of business Friday, March 24, 2023






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