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The Band’s Big Split

The Band’s Big Split

About, Community, News December 15, 2016 at 9:39 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Now that marching season is over for the band and they have completed their full-band Christmas concert, it’s time for the “big split” as everyone calls it. Every year in December, all of the band students are given a challenging piece of music to audition with, with onlyRead More

Town of Searcy gets Lit for Holiday Season

Town of Searcy gets Lit for Holiday Season

About, Community, Features, News December 9, 2016 at 1:30 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) In 2015, after a five year hiatus, Searcy’s Holiday of Lights (presented by the Searcy Regional Economic Development Corp., the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the city of Searcy) returned to the city. This year, the 26th anniversary of the original Holiday of lights, it is once againRead More

Job Shadowing is a Success at SHS

Job Shadowing is a Success at SHS

About, Community, News December 8, 2016 at 10:43 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Students at Searcy High School are exceedingly grateful for all of the many opportunities that the school is able to promote, such as programs that expand job experience, which looks great for colleges. Recently, the College and Career Readiness teacher, Coach Steven Jones, announced that he would allowRead More

Searcy FCCLA Attends National Cluster Meeting

Searcy FCCLA Attends National Cluster Meeting

About, Community, Features, News December 5, 2016 at 10:06 AM 0 comments

  Searcy (LP) Every year, FCCLA has two national cluster meetings. This year meetings were held in Denver, Colorado and Orlando, Florida. Of course when the officer team found out there was a chance they could spend a weekend in Florida, they were willing to do everything in their power toRead More

Bringing Life to College Applications

Bringing Life to College Applications

About, Community, Features, News November 28, 2016 at 2:15 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Zeemee is quickly revolutionizing how colleges view their applicants.  Zeemee was founded in 2014, and their mission is simple: Helping students get seen. We think all students are unique and interesting, and that when students showcase their passions, their individual strengths shine. According to the official Zeemee page,Read More

The Effect Positivity has on Students in the Classroom

The Effect Positivity has on Students in the Classroom

About, Community, News, Opinion and Blogs November 22, 2016 at 2:36 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) With all of the recent controversy and drama surrounding the election and its results, many students and teachers have decided to step back from it and try their hardest to be positive and show what all they are thankful for. November should be a time to give thanksRead More

Blogger Helps Spread Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

Blogger Helps Spread Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

About, Features, News, Opinion and Blogs November 22, 2016 at 2:18 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Every year around the Thanksgiving/Christmas season, author and blogger Glennon Doyle Melton initiates a program entitled “Together Rising’s Holiday Hands”. It’s an online ordeal in which one can either sign up to receive help for the holidays or sign up to help a family in need. Examples ofRead More

How Thanksgiving Brings Family Closer

How Thanksgiving Brings Family Closer

About, Community, News November 22, 2016 at 9:11 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Thanksgiving is this Thursday. It is perfect for bringing family and friends together and to give thanks to God for everything. It is a day of giving thanks for what you are most grateful. Thanksgiving firsted started with Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians. They shared an autumn harvestRead More

Adaption Awareness Month

Adaption Awareness Month

About, Community, News November 20, 2016 at 4:06 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) November is Adoption Awareness month across the nation! The first major effort to promote awareness of the need for adoptive families for children in the foster care system occurred in Massachusetts. In 1976, then-Governor Mike Dukakis proclaimed Adoption Week and the idea grew in popularity and spread throughout theRead More

Students Working to Help Improve our Arkansas Congress

Students Working to Help Improve our Arkansas Congress

About, Community, News November 18, 2016 at 3:54 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP) Student Congress (StuCo) is a very prestiges event. Students from all over high school and college join and debate on bills that could help improve Arkansas. The ACTAA (Arkansas Communication and Theatre Arts Association) runs this event and many other events. Student congress is a three day event brokenRead More