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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

Valley Baptist hosts revival for students

Valley Baptist hosts revival for students

News February 24, 2014 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

Valley Baptist Church hosted the annual Disciple Now, which is also known as D-Now. D-Now is a revival for busy Christian students to take time out of their overbooked schedules to refocus on God and hang out with friends. It allowed them to think about their lives and the directionRead More

Seniors prepare for college with visits, taking ACT

Seniors prepare for college with visits, taking ACT

News February 21, 2014 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

It’s finally crunch time for seniors who are applying for college next year and several of the students have some advice for the future seniors. “Start your college search early, because it can began to get very stressful if you don’t know for sure. But just have fun and goRead More

Electronic journalism class keeps school updated with online newspaper

Electronic journalism class keeps school updated with online newspaper

News February 17, 2014 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

It is not a very known fact that Searcy has a website that is run by students. “Well, the website is basically a bunch of students from 9th through 12th grade and we write a bunch of stories about school or sporting events,” said editor and senior Sara Hamilton. Searcy Lion PressRead More

Lion TV interviews state representatives for PBS NewsHour story

Lion TV interviews state representatives for PBS NewsHour story

News February 10, 2014 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

The Jumpstart staff received the chance to talk with Senator Johnathan Dismang and Representative Mark Biviano about an important topic that they are tackling for PBS NewsHour. “Last Friday we got to meet our Senator and our Representative. It was cool because we got to ask them about the closingsRead 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

Record temperatures put students in deep freeze

Record temperatures put students in deep freeze

News February 1, 2014 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

Temperatures yesterday reached record-setting degrees, and many students here at school were forced to take extreme measure to withstand the cold.   “I had to put extra clothes on, and go out and start my sister’s car for her because she’s to lazy,” said freshman Keaton Douglas. Most students triedRead 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

Freshmen, seniors settle into high school routines

Freshmen, seniors settle into high school routines

News December 20, 2013 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

The end of the first semester is different for everyone. For the freshman, it’s their first time for them ever being in high school. “Well, I’m still alive, so consider that a win,” said freshman Jase Woods. “Everything’s going well, but I mean I guess I was a little nervousRead 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