ASPA Contest Entries

Grand Theft Auto V sanctions fantasy criminal activity

Grand Theft Auto V sanctions fantasy criminal activity

ASPA Contest Entries, Opinion and Blogs January 28, 2014 at 3:02 PM 0 comments

We’ve all been there before: you’re just grinding along in your crummy little job that pays next to nothing, having to lift heavy boxes or deal with rude and/or annoying customers, possibly with a boss that feels the need to micromanage every single aspect of the business, when all ofRead More

FCA service day gives helping hand to local homeless shelter

FCA service day gives helping hand to local homeless shelter

ASPA Contest Entries, Community January 28, 2014 at 2:57 PM 0 comments

Fellowship Christian Athletes went to Jacob’s Place for a service day.  At Jacob’s Place, FCA participated in whatever needed to be done to help out. Jacob’s Place is a homeless shelter for women and children. It supplies them with a shelter and the essentials with life, and helps them getRead More

Student uses artistic talent for drama department, independent films

Student uses artistic talent for drama department, independent films

ASPA Contest Entries, Features January 23, 2014 at 2:42 PM 0 comments

Some students have dreams of playing in the NFL, having a successful music career, or following in the medical field, but not junior Sarah Swain. Swain has a love and passion in the art of makeup. Makeup art may be thought of as a simple job or career, but there is actuallyRead More

Student teacher makes splash with hobby

Student teacher makes splash with hobby

ASPA Contest Entries, Features January 17, 2014 at 2:39 PM 0 comments

James Dillard, student teacher for Bryant Turney, is 22 years old with a passion for world history and a hobby that takes him to faraway places. When he’s not teaching world history, Dillard is probably fishing. Sometimes at home, sometimes with famous people, or sometimes in Alaska like he didRead More

Powderpuff game raises money for Elliott Foundation

Powderpuff game raises money for Elliott Foundation

ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Sports December 13, 2013 at 2:58 PM 0 comments

For the first time, Searcy had a powderpuff game to raise money for a local charity “We talked about it over the summer, but Cassidy made it all come together,” said senior and Powderpuff player Becca Buterbaugh. Cheerleaders decided to put on this event as a fundraiser for the ElliotRead More

Dr. Seuss stories come to life in musical

Dr. Seuss stories come to life in musical

A & E, ASPA Contest Entries December 13, 2013 at 2:38 PM 0 comments

The Drama department recently performed their “Seussical,” which was a musical rendition of Horton Sits on an Egg by Dr. Seuss. The play was very popular among students and the families of those who performed. “I played Gertrude McFuzz who is a bird in love with Horton the Elephant, but is self-consiousRead More

Photo Essay: Friday Night Lights

Photo Essay: Friday Night Lights

ASPA Contest Entries, Sports November 3, 2013 at 3:38 PM 0 comments
Senior volleyball player likes leadership role

Senior volleyball player likes leadership role

ASPA Contest Entries, Sports October 4, 2013 at 1:49 PM 0 comments

Jordan Feltrop is the only graduating senior this year on the volleyball team. As the only player carrying this title, her expectations are high. “This year I will be the only senior on the team,” Feltrop said. “I just try to be the best leader I can be and makeRead More

N17 – State enacts ‘Minute of Silence’ law at schools

N17 – State enacts ‘Minute of Silence’ law at schools

ASPA Contest Entries, News September 16, 2013 at 1:46 PM 0 comments

One single moment of silence, travels all around Arkansas, as all students everywhere take a moment out of their day, every day for just about anything.Since the Arkansas General Assembly passed a law mandating it, each day at all schools begin with the pledge of Allegiance and now a minuteRead More

Video Blog

ASPA Contest Entries February 4, 2013 at 2:49 PM 0 comments

This is a series of opinion pieces by Seth Cleveland