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Teacher recalls teaching in segregated school

Teacher recalls teaching in segregated school

News, Video March 5, 2012 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

Carrie Ann Washington is a former teacher at Southwest Middle school who retired several years ago. “In total, I have 44 years of teaching here in Searcy,” commented Mrs. Washington. But what you may not know, is that Mrs. Washington has been teaching in this school district since Searcy schoolsRead More

Ag mechanics class offers hands on experience

Ag mechanics class offers hands on experience

News March 2, 2012 at 2:18 PM 0 comments

Searcy offers many unique hands on classes, but most don’t know about a mechanics class that is actually part of the agriculture program. Gage Vaughan said the class teaches students about many mechanical process that night be needed in farming. “We have like a bunch of activities that we haveRead More

Third graders rock at violin recital

Third graders rock at violin recital

News February 24, 2012 at 2:57 PM 0 comments

Third graders played violin and sang at Westside Elementary recently for parents and families. Pam Frazier music teacher said there are about 125 kids preforming. “There are five classes and there are about 25 in each one,” Frazier said. Frazier added all the kids that preformed that night worked veryRead More

Teacher shares love of knitting with class

Teacher shares love of knitting with class

News, Video February 23, 2012 at 2:20 PM 0 comments

Several study hall students have taken up a new hobby, knitting. “I love to knit. It’s my favorite thing to do,” said Tara Clemons. Study hall and EAST Lab teacher Kathy  Rowlett taught the girls from study hall to knit in their free time. “I had 80 plus students inRead More

Beta Convention creates great memories

Beta Convention creates great memories

News February 13, 2012 at 2:38 PM 0 comments

 Along with some several hundred kids across Arkansas, 22 Beta Club members took a bus, chaperoned by three teachers, to Hot Springs for the annual State Beta Convention.  For a single weekend, students competed in several events, and Searcy’s Beta members were very successful and happy with the outcome ofRead More

Seniors focus on college admission

Seniors focus on college admission

News February 13, 2012 at 12:56 PM 0 comments

As senior year progresses many students start focussing more on college and the processes they have to go through to be accepted.  By January, most students have applied and have been accepted at many colleges throughout the country.  Some students have even made the decision of where they want toRead More

Student Teacher wants to work in inner city

Student Teacher wants to work in inner city

News February 9, 2012 at 2:57 PM 0 comments

Every school year, teachers open up their classrooms to aspiring teachers from local colleges looking to gain some experience. English teacher Shannon Holeyfield gained a helping hand from a Harding student teacher at the beginning of this semester. “I first got involved in teaching when I tutored students in highRead More

Hall of Honors banquet recognizes alumni, faculty

Hall of Honors banquet recognizes alumni, faculty

News February 8, 2012 at 2:52 PM 0 comments

The annual Hall of Honor banquet was held in the Searcy High School cafeteria to induct four new members as well as to honor a few others. The evening began with a meal provided by the Searcy food staff. Many guests attended, including Governor Mike Beebe. Among the inductees wereRead More

Band members play through two seasons: marching, concert

Band members play through two seasons: marching, concert

News February 6, 2012 at 3:06 PM 0 comments

Every year in the Searcy High School band, the routine is basically the same throughout the school year. The beginning of the year is dubbed Marching Season due to the fact that the band spends the months between August and November rehearsing the tedious marching routines to perform at theRead More

Searcy High School host first drama tournament

Searcy High School host first drama tournament

News February 2, 2012 at 3:03 PM 0 comments

Many organizations at SHS host tournaments on a yearly basis, however this isn’t the case for one in particular. This years’ drama tournament happens to be one of the first at Searcy High School. “There has not been a Drama Tournament at Searcy High School since the time I haveRead More