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FCA’s First Meeting of the Year

FCA’s First Meeting of the Year

News, Sports September 11, 2014 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) had their first meeting on August 28. FCA has been in commission since 1954. Their mission is to volunteer in the community and help others. All of the new and old FCA members are looking forward to the upcoming year to see what all theyRead More

End of course testing signals end of school year

End of course testing signals end of school year

News May 22, 2014 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

While the end of the school year approaches, many students are working harder than ever on their final challenge of the year. End of Course testing is occurring in Searcy High School as the year draws to a close. “I am shooting for A’s on every test,” said sophomore ColtonRead More

Juniors finally become seniors, ‘Class of 2015′

Juniors finally become seniors, ‘Class of 2015′

News May 13, 2014 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

As the seniors have moved on, many juniors have different opinions on how they feel about moving up. ┬áSome juniors aren’t really sure how they feel. “It’s kind of scary, because it’s reality setting in we only have one more year left,”said Sarah Thomas. The juniors are anxious yet cannotRead More

Substitute teacher finds positive influences

Substitute teacher finds positive influences

News May 7, 2014 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

There is one substitute teacher here who has been positively affected by her past teachers. “When I was in elementary school, my second, third, and fifth grade teachers pretty much treatedme like I was their grandkid and just were really caring and sweet and genuinely concerned with my education andRead More

FFA students participate, celebrate week of fun

FFA students participate, celebrate week of fun

News April 29, 2014 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

FFA Week is a national event that occurs in high schools across the country. “FFA Week is a week out of the year to celebrate the National FFA organization throughout the country,” said FFA teacher Addison Safley. “Every chapter from every state uses this week to recognize and celebrate ourRead More

Journalism, yearbook students win big at convention

Journalism, yearbook students win big at convention

News April 29, 2014 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

The Arkansas Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) holds a convention every year and schools from all over the state attend this event.┬áThe students left April 13 and came back to Searcy April 15. “This is an annual event for yearbook, newspaper, broadcast, literary magazines with contest and sessions,” said journalism andRead More

Students participate in prayer circle during lunch

Students participate in prayer circle during lunch

News April 12, 2014 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

For the last couple of weeks, a group of students in first lunch have been doing something you would not normally see in a high school. “Having a lot of people praying in front of everybody, showing that we love Jesus is what the prayer circle stands for,” said seniorRead More

Elliot Foundation presents assembly to make students aware of depression

Elliot Foundation presents assembly to make students aware of depression

News March 12, 2014 at 8:18 am 0 comments

Depression and suicide were the topic of a recent presentation by the Elliot Foundation to social studies classes. “I think the responses have been great. They have been very engaged. There is a question and answer after the video shows so they’ve asked questions and they’ve listened. Some stayed afterRead More

Speech classes move after ceiling collapse

Speech classes move after ceiling collapse

News March 11, 2014 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Not only has the snow this year affected school getting out, but has also caused the oral communications classroom ceiling to be a hazard to the staff and students. “Right before christmas, last semester, we had a leak and the pressure from all the ice and snow took a lotRead More

Searcy sales tax passes

Searcy sales tax passes

News March 10, 2014 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

Recently, a tax has passed in the city of Searcy. This tax will last eight years, from 2014 to 2022, and is expected to generate approximately $51 million dollars for the city of Searcy. “In eight years, we can do a lot for the city, we can do a lotRead More