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Homecoming royalty, sweethearts continue tradition

Homecoming royalty, sweethearts continue tradition

News September 30, 2011 at 12:48 PM 0 comments

Homecoming is a traditional time for high school students to make memories with fellow classmates, past graduates, and family. One of those traditions is that the football team homecoming royalty and clubs choose sweethearts who are seniors. Homecoming Queen: Amber Breaux “I think I got picked for Homecoming Queen becauseRead More

Choir preparing for all-region tryouts

Choir preparing for all-region tryouts

News September 29, 2011 at 11:45 AM 0 comments

Every year Choir participates in All-Region tryouts in Cabot, and they spend weeks preparing for the competition. Tina Niederbrach, choir director said the choir spends many hours preparing music for the tryouts. “There are challenges every year,” Niederbrach said. “As far as difficulties, it’s just the act of the disciplineRead More

Flagline adds color, excitement to band

Flagline adds color, excitement to band

News September 27, 2011 at 1:33 PM 0 comments

Searcy High School’s band features the flagline in the its marching show every year.  Even though some people may think that flag line is an easy job, it’s actually quite difficult.  Many factors go into making a flag routine and making that routine work with the band’s marching. The flagRead More

Class provides outlet for writers

Class provides outlet for writers

A & E, News September 23, 2011 at 1:55 PM 0 comments

When Miles Watson came to Searcy to teach, creative writing was not offered as a course. “I’ve always had a passion for writing and reading,” Watson said.  “I had great teachers in high school and college and they really encouraged me to write so I’ve just stuck with it allRead More

Youth to youth provides students with service projects

News September 23, 2011 at 1:26 PM 0 comments

There are many clubs offered at Searcy High School.  One of these clubs is Youth to Youth sponsored by English teacher April Butler. “Youth to Youth is a service organization that was started in Columbus, Ohio for teenagers to help other teenagers make good decisions, so it mainly about positiveRead More

Lionsteppers dance to raise school spirit

Lionsteppers dance to raise school spirit

News September 23, 2011 at 1:23 PM 0 comments

The Searcy High School dance team, the Lionsteppers, have gone through a renaissance in the past year. Coach Tiffany English was a member of the Lionstepper when she was in high school here and wanted to bring back the same style of dancers. One dancer, Hannah Haggard, was ready to makeRead More

Parade kicks off White County Fair

Parade kicks off White County Fair

Community, News September 22, 2011 at 2:14 PM 0 comments

Every year Searcy hosts the White County Fair Parade which features floats, bands, and unique cars.  The parade brings a sense of small-town unity to Searcy, and leads up to the White County Fair. The Fair parade is both small-town and exciting.  Many kids go for the candy, and someRead More

Flagline adds another dimension to band

News September 20, 2011 at 8:34 PM 0 comments

Searcy High School’s marching band features the flag line in the band’s marching show every year.  Even though some people may think that flag line is an easy job, it’s actually quite difficult.  Many factors go into making a flag routine and making that routine work with the band’s marching.Read More

Teachers remember trauma of 10 years ago

News, Video September 19, 2011 at 7:42 PM 0 comments

As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approached, teachers were asked to reflect upon their personal experience the day tragedy struck NYC. For most, teachers were having class like any other day, when the unimaginable occurred. “There wasn’t much teaching going on that day,” Robert Mayes, math teacher, said. A matterRead More

Searcy Juniors top scores on literacy exam

News September 15, 2011 at 7:55 PM 0 comments

The pressure was on for the juniors last year when they were getting ready for the Literacy Exam. The school was dependent on those scores because it was very close to being put on an improvement plan. The improvement plan would consist of officials paying visits to the school frequently,Read More