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  • ACT Scores Surprise Hellstern Seventh Graders   Rarely do we honor students in the Springdale School District for their accomplishments on the ACT unless they obtain a perfect score. However, when students perform like Hellstern seventh graders ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 12:14 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Mentorship Program Working at Sonora Middle School Rob Sanchez is a member of the Springdale police force but not a School Resource Officer. But, when he became aware of a need at Sonora Middle School, he responded ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2017, 1:01 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Westwood Teachers Visit Cuba Teachers and students around the district look forward to Spring Break every year as a time to rest and sometimes go somewhere they have never been. However, Westwood Elementary teachers ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2017, 9:51 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Sargent, A Seventh Grader, Soars on ACT Emily Sargent, a seventh grader at J.O. Kelly, had no expectations when she and about 20 other students from her school took the ACT at Springdale High School. She ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2017, 9:09 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Har-Ber Senior Is Ready to Go to Work At the beginning of his senior year at Springdale Har-Ber High School, Daniel Moreno had no idea what he wanted to do when he graduates. Now he’s only ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2017, 12:17 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Durfee Stunned by National Merit News When Har-Ber senior Jenna Durfee received the news that she was a National Merit Finalist she was stunned.   “They gave me the news, and when I came out of ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2017, 12:09 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • National Merit Finalist Eremiev Has Medical Dreams Har-Ber senior Alexander Eremiev dreams of one day becoming a cardiologist or neurologist and his chances of making that dream a reality just recently got a boost. Eremiev was ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2017, 1:41 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Hignite Earns National Merit Honors Discovering she is now a National Merit Finalist hasn’t changed any of Mary Emma Hignite’s goals. The Springdale High School senior still wants to pursue history and creative ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2017, 9:04 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • SHS SENIOR HEADED TO DARTMOUTH Jayden Minchew knew very little about Dartmouth when he received a personal twitter message from one of its assistant football coaches. He thought little of it until the same coach ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 9:04 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Hellstern's Billingsley Accepted to Juilliard Camp Scholars dream of one day attending Harvard, football players dream about going to Alabama and musicians hope to get the chance to attend The Juilliard School. Hellstern seventhgrader Brady Billingsley ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2017, 11:43 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • BRESLER: FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO YOUNG ELEMENTARY When Bronwyn Bresler was enjoying growing up on the coast of South Africa she had no idea where Springdale Arkansas is. Now a fifth grader at Young Elementary, she is ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2017, 1:10 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Ashlyn Grace Brothers: A Star in the Making Interning at a news station is rare for college students but interning as a high school student is unheard of Springdale Har-Ber senior, Ashlyn-Grace Brothers doesn’t care ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2017, 8:27 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Increasing Literacy Skills: Five Basic Components Charged with enhancing reading skills in the second largest district in Arkansas,  Assistant Superintendent for Instruction (K-5) and Professional Development Dr. Kathy Morledge and a Reading Task Force started ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2017, 11:52 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Jones Stars for Hogs, Sonora For all student teachers in the Springdale School District, balancing time as a college student and teaching in the classroom is a daunting task. However for Sonora Elementary intern Breana ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 9:33 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Battjes Earns State Honors Turnbow Elementary second grade teacher Nicole Battjes understands the value of exercise in relation to learning. As a result, she is one of only five elementary teachers in Arkansas to ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2017, 1:19 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • West Is Best of the Best Helen Tyson Middle School art teacher Lori West was recently honored at the Arkansas Declaration of Learning Celebration at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock where her project idea ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 9:17 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Sojas Wagle Keeps Big Secret Have you ever kept a big secret for months? A REALLY BIG secret? Springdale Har-Ber sophomore Sojas Wagle has. He won $250,000 on “Who Wants To Be A ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 8:59 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Elmdale's Mr. O, Teacher on the Go Raciel Oropeza is a model of perseverance. A teacher at Elmdale Elementary, his path to becoming an instructor was far from traditional.  Oropeza’s journey started in Mexico where he ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2016, 12:40 PM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Hellstern Serves As Pilot for UA Program What happens to the heat generated when automobiles burn gasoline? Most of the energy is lost. Four universities, including the University of Arkansas, have been given a grant to attempt ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2016, 8:32 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • SHS Students Practice Entrepreneurship In the Springdale School District, students have opportunities to get a great education while also following their post-graduate dreams. Three seniors at Springdale High School are already pursuing their ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2016, 8:41 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Conscious Discipline Working at Sonora  Teachers at Sonora Elementary are trying a new method in their classrooms to build a class family that is constantly in a problem solving state of mind. Conscious Discipline is ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2016, 8:27 AM by JACKSON BRASWELL
  • Caylan Koons Represents Arkansas at National Convention Helen Tyson Middle School seventh grader Caylan Koons was so active in her school’s Fuel Up To Play program last year that she became Arkansas’ representative at the national ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2016, 9:03 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Sonora Cafeteria Server Turns Author Sonora Middle School cafeteria server, Dawn Kirkland is the epitome of what Springdale Schools’ staff represent. SPS staff members work hard every day to make sure students are taught, loved ...
    Posted Aug 23, 2016, 7:34 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Making Assessments Fun – Pokemon Go! Pre-assessments are vital but can be laborious with very little excitement involved. Right? Not at Tyson Middle School. Missy Allgood and the other sixth grade teachers came up with ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2016, 12:12 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Har-Ber Grad is National Finalist Marissa Davis knew she wanted to be a food scientist before she entered her sophomore year at Springdale Har-Ber High School. Currently she is preparing to make her dream ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2016, 10:30 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Southwest Math Teacher: Example for Students and Family Members Edgar Morales was 17 years old and spoke very little English when his parents moved to DeQueen Arkansas. To suggest he was overwhelmed would be a vast understatement. Yet, 10 ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2016, 9:04 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Eursery Makes Impact at Archer Archer teacher Kelsey Eursery is in her seventh year teaching in the Springdale School District and wouldn’t have it any other way.  Eursery grew up in Springdale and went ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2016, 1:47 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Mom Now Teaches With Daughter at Lakeside After 34 years of teaching, Jeanette Arnhart took a break to pursue a doctorate degree. At the same time her daughter, Andra, was teaching Spanish at Lakeside Junior High. Arnhart ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2016, 10:20 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Lindley Ready To Make Impact at Parson Hills Parson Hills second grade teacher Riley Lindley is in her first year of being a full time teacher but has always been a teacher at heart.  The oldest of four ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2016, 2:13 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • First Year Teacher Loves Springdale District Rebekah Grimes graduated from John Brown University in December and by January was serving as a long term substitute teacher at Tyson Middle School. She loved the experience and told ...
    Posted Aug 11, 2016, 10:44 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Mounce Begins Journey as Elmdale Teacher After growing up in the Springdale School District, Jessica Mounce can’t wait to start her first teaching assignment. She is set to teach third grade at Elmdale Elementary.  Once ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2016, 1:52 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale Has Two of Four Finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence Springdale Has Two of Four Finalists for Presidential Awards for ExcellenceMissy Henry is a kindergarten teacher at Shaw Elementary. Amy Sandy will be teaching third graders at Sonora Elementary ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2016, 9:27 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale High Grad Headed for Georgetown When Selena Juarez Hernandez made the Williamsburg History trip while she was a student at Southwest Junior High, she fell in love with Washington, D.C. She decided she wanted ...
    Posted Aug 1, 2016, 9:41 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • IT Experts Visit “Girl It Up Camp” at SHS Middle school girls have been learning various coding programs during the week at the “Girl It Up” camp at Springdale High School. On the concluding day the girls had the ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2016, 12:39 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Central Band Student Leaves Hair Behind When Raegan Couch discovered her band teacher’s mother had cancer, she wanted to do something special. So, on the last day of school she surprised her teacher, Brian Watt ...
    Posted Jun 10, 2016, 9:12 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Henry and Roeder Excel For Springdale District Television Students participating in Springdale District Television have experienced high levels of achievement and success this year under director Trent Jones. However, a couple of students have stood out among the ...
    Posted May 10, 2016, 1:59 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Har-Ber Mock Trial Team Prepares For Nationals The Har-Ber High School Mock Trial team is preparing for a chance to win the national championship when they head to Boise, Idaho May 11th-15th. The ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 9:55 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Womack Partners With, Visits SOI Students Congressman Steve Womack has been paired with the School of Innovation in the Capital Hill Challenge, a national stock market game. As of Thursday morning, SOI ranked in the top ...
    Posted May 5, 2016, 10:08 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • J.O. Kelly Alum is Living Her Dream When Ana Aguayo was eight years old her family moved from Mexico to Springdale. She didn’t know a word of English when she enrolled at Jones Elementary School. Nineteen ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2016, 1:56 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Carney is Record Breaking Student-Athlete Records are meant to be broken and one that has stood for 40 years and another that stood for 15 years at Central Junior High were recently broken by Har ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2016, 1:50 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale High Students Earn High Scores Springdale High School juniors Ryne Whitaker, Stephanie Trejo Corona and Brittany Chue have scored in the top 2.5 percent of Hispanic and Latino test takers in the region on ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2016, 12:53 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Turnbow 5th Graders Create Impactful Mural  If you take a trip to the Springdale Public Library you might notice a bright and impactful piece of art on the wall. What many may not know when they ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2016, 11:47 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • HAR-BER STUDENTS SCORE HIGH, THINK BIG Springdale Har-Ber juniors Kathleen Curlee and Richard Hernandez have scored among the top 2.5 percent among Hispanic and Latino test takers in the region on the PSAT/NMSQT ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2016, 12:27 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Former Walker Teacher Launches Event Put yourself in Lisa Quinn’s shoes. A teacher at Walker Elementary for 13 years, she decided to take a year off to devote to her seven-year-old son ...
    Posted Mar 25, 2016, 9:47 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • HAR-BER WINS STATE MOCK TRIAL, PREPARES FOR NATIONALS Months of preparation paid off for a Springdale Har-Ber High School Mock Trial team as the 10-member squad won the school’s first ever state championship and qualified ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2016, 10:57 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale Couple Makes Difference at Smith The community of Springdale has always been supportive of Springdale Schools and one couple in the community is lending a helping hand to develop students within the district every week ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2016, 12:19 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale Wins ACT 56 Award The Springdale School District has received the ACT 56 Arkansas Governor’s Advisory Award for Outstanding Gifted and Talented Program in the state of Arkansas for 2015-16. The award ...
    Posted Feb 11, 2016, 1:18 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale Teachers Earn Boston Museum Scholarships CT Erickson of Harp Elementary, Jennifer Graham of Bayyari Elementary and Claudia House of Walker Elementary are among 100 teachers from 24 states to be selected by the Museum of ...
    Posted Feb 11, 2016, 8:47 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Harp Fifth Grader Does It “The Burls Way”   Haley Person, a 10-year-old fifth grader at Harp Elementary loves Arkansas Razorback athletics. She has a particular fondness for a Razorback football player whose career ended long before ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 12:59 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Har-Ber Students Win Verizon APP Challenge Seven Har-Ber students currently enrolled in College Board Computer Science Principles, have won the high school division of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.Brady Boatright, Madison Galloway, Greg Homstad ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2016, 12:15 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Teaching in Springdale Schools a Family Affair “All means all” is a motto of teaching in the Springdale School District but one family is taking that saying to heart when it is comes to choosing its profession ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2015, 8:16 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Har-Ber Senior Takes AP Classes to Prep for College   Ashley Calderon, a senior at Springdale Har-Ber High School has a specific reason for having nine Advanced Placement classes on her resume. She knows the AP classes will better ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2015, 12:42 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Extra Activities Fuel Dunn’s Success at Har-Ber  Springdale Har-Ber High School senior Parker Dunn doesn’t have many spare moments. Even when he does, he usually pursues something academic. “I’m always trying to do new ...
    Posted Dec 16, 2015, 11:56 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • School of Innovation Eighth Grader Enjoys Internship  Few 13 year olds are craving internships that will launch future careers. However, School of Innovation eighth grader Claire McElroy is making a rare internship opportunity a reality. McElroy has ...
    Posted Dec 16, 2015, 8:30 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale High Students Have Sights Set High Two Springdale High School students have gone above and beyond in their final year as Bulldogs and have their sights set high for their future. Selena Juarez and Valerie Cienfuegos ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2015, 1:24 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Untitled Post Helen Tyson Middle School teacher, Brittany Berry has seemingly been all around the world in the last year and recently returned from an exciting trip to the Middle East. After ...
    Posted Dec 8, 2015, 1:14 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Lakeside Library Specialist Publishes "Green Screen Dream" The ordinary job for a Library Media Specialist is to help students find articles to read and use as research. However, Lakeside Junior High’s Library Media Specialist isn’t ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2015, 1:54 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale High Helps Grant Wish of Tyson Elementary Student Students filed into the Springdale High Gymnasium for their final pep rally of the 2015 football season in anticipation of the Bulldogs’ matchup against Rogers High School. But this wasn ...
    Posted Nov 6, 2015, 4:29 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Bus Trips Created Lasting Relationship  It all started on a bus. Janet and Chuck Haley first crossed paths as classmates and fellow band members at Springdale High School. Their first memory of being together was ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2015, 10:35 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Teacher, Principal Reunite at Sonora Elementary Sonora Elementary art teacher Carly Cartmill never pictured that one of her teachers during her elementary years would end up being her boss as an adult. However, in her second ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2015, 12:23 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Stamps Loves Teaching at Her Alma Mater Four years ago Allison Stamps was a Future Farmers of America student in Patti Priest’s classes at Springdale Har-Ber High School. Now she’s in a classroom next ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2015, 7:07 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Hendrickson Named Arkansas History Teacher of the Year Marian Hendrickson was a music teacher and band director before her career was redirected. A series of circumstances led her to earn a history degree and she’s been teaching ...
    Posted Oct 2, 2015, 10:46 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Har-Ber Graduate Loves Teaching at Parson Hills A year ago Haley Green was in her first year as a teacher but wasn’t in the Springdale District. A graduate of Har-Ber High School after 12 years ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2015, 12:55 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Monitor Teacher Was Student of Principal Maribel Childress Natali Cantu was a student at Parson Hills Elementary when Maribel Childress was the principal there. Even in those third, fourth and fifth grade years, Natali knew she wanted to ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2015, 12:47 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Trip to Colombia Was Eventful for SHS Students, Teacher Juana Barroso and Diana Martinez, seniors this year at Springdale High School, and SHS teacher Malinda Pitts had the experience of a lifetime this past summer when they spent three ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2015, 11:46 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Archer Students Enjoy Camp in Colorado A group of students at the Archer Learning Center had the opportunity to attend a camp in Colorado this past summer. Robbin Maddison, Ben Vasquez, Jorak Fountain, Melander Andrew, Pedro ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2015, 9:08 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Granderson Shares Outdoor Passion with Southwest Students If you look around Northwest Arkansas, you will be hard pressed to find someone who has spent more time in the outdoors than Southwest Junior High teacher Josh Granderson.  Granderson ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2015, 1:50 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Har-Ber Senior Spent Summer at Prestigious Interlocken Art Camp Bayleigh Darrough, a senior at Springdale Har-Ber High School, has played the oboe for eight years and is a captain of the school’s Flag Team that performs at ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 9:59 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Tyson Teacher Visits Japan Helen Tyson Middle School teacher Brittany Berry is one of many Springdale teachers who have taken their passion for teaching outside of the classroom. This past summer, Berry had the ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2015, 1:43 PM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale Grads Return to Teach Pre-K Jacky Caballos moved from Chicago to Springdale before her sophomore year in high school. Sonia Hernandez was going into the sixth grade when her family moved from California to Springdale ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2015, 11:48 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale High School Teacher Named as Finalist For Presidential Award Springdale teachers are no strangers to awards and accolades and a Springdale High School educator is keeping that trend going. Cynthia Robinson has been selected as a state finalists for ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2015, 10:24 AM by Jackson Braswell
  • Springdale High School Hosts Girls Information Technology Camp Springdale High School graduates Kaitlin McKenzie, Kaele Summers and upcoming SHS senior, Anna Holleman, applied for a $3,000 grant in December to put on an Information Technology summer camp ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2015, 9:26 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Har-Ber High School Student Attends Prestigious Summer Arts Camp Springdale Har-Ber High School student Bayleigh Darrough has achieved a goal that many young artists have only dreamed of. She was accepted into the Interlochen Arts Camp, the world ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2015, 11:13 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Counselor, Therapy Dog Retire From Shaw Written by: Rick Schaeffer                   It was difficult enough for Shaw Elementary staff and students to say good bye to long time counselor Cathy Sanders when she retired from her position ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2015, 7:53 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • SHS Juniors Headed for Colombia       Written by: Rick Schaeffer                                As Juana Barroso and Diana Martinez complete their junior years at Springdale High School, they don’t have to worry about being bored during the summer ...
    Posted May 27, 2015, 10:04 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Irish Students Visit Young Elementary Written by: Rick Schaeffer                                 A group of fourth, fifth and sixth graders from Ireland wanted to visit students with which they had something in common when they came to Northwest ...
    Posted May 13, 2015, 2:04 PM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Henrry Magaña: Remarkable Story of an SHS Senior Written by: Rick Schaeffer                                       Springdale High School senior Henrry Magaña loves to write.  Thank you Regina Stewman. Henrry also loves to read. Thank you Susan Buchanan. Henrry has been involved ...
    Posted May 8, 2015, 10:18 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Young Elementary Third Grader Finishes Second At Augusta Written by: Rick Schaeffer                   Charlie Whorton is like a lot of golfers. She has always wanted to go to Augusta to see the course the Master’s golf tournament is ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 10:37 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Helen Tyson Middle School Student Selected as Fuel Up to Play 60 State Ambassador Mariana Garcia, a sixth grader at Helen Tyson Middle School has just been selected as one of two students from Arkansas to be a 2015-2016 Fuel Up to Play ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2015, 1:53 PM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • MIT Freshman Visits SHS, Her Alma Mater                 Yasmin Chavez, a 2014 Springdale High School graduate, visited SHS on March 28th to share her experiences of her freshman year at MIT. Chavez is a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering major ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2015, 2:46 PM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Springdale EAST Scores High Again Written by: Rick Schaeffer                  Springdale Har-Ber High School, Tyson Middle School, Hellstern Middle School and Westwood Elementary were presented superior ratings at the annual national Environmental And Spatial Technology ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2015, 7:09 AM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • Tyson Middle School Club Gets College Advice From Former Students Written by: Danielle Henderson        On Friday, February 20, the College and Career Ready Club (CCR Club) at Helen Tyson Middle School hosted three speakers associated with the LIFE program at ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 3:01 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Field Trip Gives Students New Perspective         Students from the Archer Learning Center went on a field trip that changed the way they think about the past.         In late January, teachers Burl Sniff, Aaron Tinnin and Brandi ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:59 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Springdale High School Spotlight-Kelsie Everett Kelsie Everett could be categorized as an all-star student. From her extra-curricular activities to her academic achievements, Kelsie is quickly climbing the ladder to success. Kelsie wanted to ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:58 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Melissa Fink Visits U.S. Department of Education Written by: Rick Schaeffer Imagine being one of just 15 principals throughout the United States to be summoned to Washington, D.C., to visit with U.S. Department of Education ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:55 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Japanese Film Crew Visits Sonora Elementary EAST Classroom A Japanese film crew visited Sonora Elementary Friday, January 23 to film Josh Worthy’s EAST classroom. The Japanese television channel, NHK, is a public funded broadcasting station and is ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:54 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • After-School Tutoring at Henryetta Apartments Marline Vernon has 19 years of teaching in the Springdale School District under her belt. But she told me that last year she made the best decision of her career ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:53 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Springdale High IT Academy Girls Honored Written by: Rick Schaeffer Kaitlin McKenzie, Kaele Summers and Anna Holleman of Springdale High School will be honored as winners of the 2015 Northwest Arkansas Women in Information Technology Aspirations ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:51 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Tyson Sixth Grader Wins MLK Essay Contest Written by: Rick Schaeffer Cassia Cobb admits she didn’t know much about Martin Luther King, Jr., when she began preparations to enter an essay contest sponsored by Walmart. Now ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:49 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • History Trip Changes Student Lives Written by: Rick Schaeffer Four junior high students described their experiences on the annual history trip that includes Williamsburg, Washington, D.C., and many other historic stops during the nine ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:50 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Alex O’Brien Earns 36 On ACT Written by: Rick Schaeffer The third time was the charm for Springdale Har-Ber High School senior Alex O’Brien. After scoring a 35, then a 34 on his ACT ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:45 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Zak Clark is Springdale High's New Head Football Coach! Written by: Rick SchaefferIn the mid-to-late 1970s when Doug Clark was an assistant baseball coach at the University of Arkansas, his two young sons used to romp ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 1:06 PM by ltaylor6@sdale.org
  • What a Day at Jones Elementary! Written by: Rick Schaeffer Justin Minkel and Amber Stout were surprised. No, not by the school assembly that announced the Jones teachers had won the $100,000 grant from Farmer ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:43 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • A Moment to Remember In the summer of 2011, Darla Sullivan and her daughter Sheena Brown purchased A Moment to Remember, a formal wear boutique in Springdale. In November of 2014, they changed locations ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:39 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Alvin is Cancer Free! Written by: Rick Schaeffer Remember Alvin’s Army? Four years ago teachers, students and friends of Lee Elementary fifth grader Alvin Hiram rallied when Alvin was diagnosed with cancer. They ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:36 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • SHS Law Academy Frankenstein Trial Victor Frankenstein headed to court on Halloween following the crimes surrounding the creation of the creature and the murder of his friend. Springdale High School Law Academy students put on ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:34 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • SHS Students Vote For First Time Written by: Rick SchaefferThirteen Springdale High School students voted for the first time Thursday when Allison Dolan, Becky Froning, Annick Downing and assistant principal Don Eichenberry drove them to ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:34 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Jones Principal Receives National Recognition Written by: Rick Schaeffer Melissa Fink directs her staff daily to teach students whose background is high poverty. All but a very few of Jones Elementary students are on free ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:33 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Student Led Parent-Teacher Conferences Written by: Rick Schaeffer Visiting J.O. Kelly Middle School and Lee Elementary for different reasons gave me the opportunity to better understand a concept being utilized in grades three ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:22 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Great Week For Monitor Teacher Written by: Rick Schaeffer Julie Crane, Monitor Elementary ESL Coordinator, has had a pretty remarkable week. First she found out Monitor was named a 2014 Imagine Nation Top 10 Percent ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:20 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • How Has Springdale Schools Helped You? Cindy was raised in the Marshall Islands and came to Springdale when she was six years old in 2007. Her first thought? “It’s cold here.” Cindy said, “My life ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:16 PM by Melissa Martinez
  • Welcome to our Blog!     Thank you for visiting our new blog! #SpringdaleStories is developed to share the stories that you don't normally get to hear from around the district. Throughout the school year ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 1:48 PM by Melissa Martinez
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