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Jumpstart interviews governor for PBS News Hour

Jumpstart interviews governor for PBS News Hour

News February 25, 2014 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

Lion TV students have been working on a story on jobs as part of PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. The team traveled to Little Rock for an interview at the State Capitol. “The Jumpstart crew is doing a story on all the jobs that left Searcy a couple of yearsRead More

Beta convention brings club closer together

Beta convention brings club closer together

ASPA Contest Entries, News February 4, 2014 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Beta club traveled to Hot Springs to participate in their biggest event of the year. Beta convention is held every year for Beta members across the state. This year’s convention had a variety of competitions for members to compete in to show off their talent, such as academic tests, talentRead More

Student Council donates turkeys to faculty for holidays

Student Council donates turkeys to faculty for holidays

News January 7, 2014 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

Every year, Searcy High School student council members hands out turkeys to the Searcy support staff for Thanksgiving. They do this to thank them and to let the staff know that the hard work they put into running the school smoothly is acknowledged. The support staff includes the east and west office secretaries, custodians, receptionistRead More

Quiz bowl team hopes to repeat state championship

Quiz bowl team hopes to repeat state championship

Features, News December 5, 2013 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

As the quiz bowl season rolls around, great things are expected. “I think we have got a lot of potential to do well this year. We got a state championship last year, and that under the belt this year, so we are gonna have to see what we gotta doRead More

Football senior night gets emotional for every student

Football senior night gets emotional for every student

News December 1, 2013 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

For some students, senior night can be a very emotional evening. It is the mile stone that some seniors take when it comes to leaving high school behind. “The senior night game is our last school game possibly,” explained senior cheerleader Bailey Garringer. “So that makes me a little bitRead More

Dogs, owners gather for ‘Barkin’ in Park’ event

Dogs, owners gather for ‘Barkin’ in Park’ event

News November 19, 2013 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

Many citizens and their dogs gathered at the park to share an unforgettable experience together. Barkin’ in the Park is a great way to get together; for everyone to bring their dogs and show them off to everyone else who joined the fun. All throughout the day many participate in gamesRead More

FFA travels to Kentucky for national convention

FFA travels to Kentucky for national convention

News November 15, 2013 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

FFA members participated in the national convention that took place in Louisville, Ky. Many members join FFA because of  family traditions or just because it’s another group to be involved in. “My sister was in FFA, so I’ve kind of been involved since I was in junior high,” said juniorRead More

Soldier returning home surprises student

Soldier returning home surprises student

News November 9, 2013 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

Soldiers come home from overseas every day, but it is not an everyday occurrence in Searcy. Mark Troillett wanted to surprise a member of his family. Troillett had been deployed to Camp Hovey, South Korea for exactly twelve months. “If anybody has seen those homecoming videos, you know it willRead More

Orchestra plays for guests with unique fund-raising dinner

Orchestra plays for guests with unique fund-raising dinner

News November 1, 2013 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

Searcy High School has not always had an orchestra, but in the past few years the relatively new program has flourished. An annual Orchestra Dinner has been started to help raise money and awareness for the program. “Dinner with the orchestra is a fundraiser to help raise money for the orchestra,Read More

FFA show team competes in multiple events

FFA show team competes in multiple events

News October 28, 2013 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

Every year during fair time, many people participate in showing their animals, which includes livestock, cattle, hog, goats, and any other farm animals. The Searcy FFA chapter has many members that are a part of their show team, which competes at the White County Far, district fair, and if possible,Read More