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Fall fest offers college information

Fall fest offers college information

News October 23, 2013 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

There comes a time in every students life when they decided to plan for their future. If those plans included college, fall future fest was a great place to start. “Fall future fest is important because seniors need to have to opportunity to see all of their options,” said ASURead More

Homecoming royalty prepares for big night

Homecoming royalty prepares for big night

News October 11, 2013 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

Each year, the week before homecoming is buzzing with excitement, from ordering corsages to finding last-minute dates to stressing over that special outfit. Different clubs from around the school select sweethearts to represent them at both the homecoming assembly and the game itself. Homecoming court this year consists of: SophomoreRead More

Home games, events to be streamed online

Home games, events to be streamed online

News, Sports October 7, 2013 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

The Lions home football games will be streamed live via the internet starting with homecoming. Harding University student Chris Dascalos did a share of the work and promoted the venture. “The first person I contacted with the idea was Jacki Romey, who most know is the Media Production teacher,” he said.Read More

New teachers settle in, impress students

New teachers settle in, impress students

News October 6, 2013 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

Searcy has added two new teachers Coach Austin Summers and math teacher Bobbi Green who came for different reasons and are working on teaching the students this year. “I have only heard good things of Searcy,” said Austin Summers. “I wanted to teach at a bigger school. My last schoolRead More

FFA participates in fair day with numerous farming activities

FFA participates in fair day with numerous farming activities

News September 29, 2013 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

FFA had their annual fair day this past september. Fair day is a day spent doing many unique activities. “We come out here at the beginning of the school day, and we have a lot of different activities to sign up for, like tractor driving contests, mechanics contests, livestock judging, eggRead More

Tajikistan student comes to Arkansas

Tajikistan student comes to Arkansas

News September 18, 2013 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

For most teenagers, moving to a new school is not the ideal high school experience. Although, most people move only a couple of hours away, for Shahzoda Rafiera that is not the case. Rafiera is a foreign exchange student in the junior class this school year. She is 17 yearsRead 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

Cell phone policy changes for students

Cell phone policy changes for students

News September 11, 2013 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

With many new changes in policies, one that is going unnoticed is the cell phone policy.“The cell phone policy is more lenient this year then it has been in the past,” said principal Claude Smith. The new policy is, instead of the first offense being a five day confiscation, itRead More

East program encourages students to help out in the community

East program encourages students to help out in the community

Community, News September 6, 2013 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

The East program is known for its unique approach at learning, community service, and interesting computer programs. The students in the program create their own lesson plans and contribute to the community in many ways. “I learned we have a choice to change the community,” said junior Orlando Gillespie. TheRead More

Students return to lunch system changes

Students return to lunch system changes

News September 4, 2013 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

As the new school year starts, many changes are being introduced school-wide. One of the new changes involves the new system in the cafeteria. “The pin pads take up more time than saying your number, but it should get quicker after a while,” sophomore Katelyn Thomason said. The pin padsRead More