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GHS track teams compete in Tiger Relays

By Richard White   GHS track and field Head Coach Brian Sims and his girls’ and boys’ teams competed in the Tiger Relays at Mansfield last week, finishing high among the 18 teams that participated. The Lady Bulldogs placed third overall with 172 points, trailing first place Alma (225) and second place Waldron (214). The GHS boys finished fifth with ... Read More »

Hartness earns SWTR player of the year award

By Richard White   While Greenwood’s Megan Hartness has traded in her basketball sneakers for soccer cleats this spring, her accomplishments on the hard court are still drawing significant attention. Earlier this week the Southwest Times Record newspaper of Fort Smith named Hartness as its “Player of the Year” after she led the Lady Bulldogs to their second straight 6A ... Read More »

GHS girls winning behind strong pitching

By Richard White Including the week before spring break, the Greenwood Lady Bulldogs’ softball squad is 10-3 over the past three weeks, mostly based on the strength of their pitching staff, led by junior Victoria Taylor, who has hurled a pair of no-hitters since mid-March. The GHS girls also won all four of their 7A/6A Central conference games during that ... Read More »

School Choice Deadline Set

The Greenwood School District is now accepting applications for students wishing to participate in the School Choice Program.  School Choice Act 560 of 2015 is the program authorized by the Arkansas General Assembly that allows parents to apply for their child’s admission to participating school districts other than the one in which they reside. The Greenwood School district has agreed ... Read More »

Time to Nominate for GHS Hall of Honor

The Greenwood Education Foundation is again taking nominations for the “Greenwood Schools Hall of Honor.”  The Hall of Honor was established to recognize distinguished graduates and associates of the Greenwood School System from throughout the years. Honorees will be inducted at the annual reunion luncheon that is held in the fall in connection with homecoming. The honorees will each receive ... Read More »

Claudia Marie Milam

Claudia Marie Milam, 78 of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born March 1, 1937 in Spiro, Oklahoma to Albert and Artie Benson. She was the retired former co-owner of Juan’s Mexican Restaurant and Abuela’s Mexican Restaurant and of the Baptist faith. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2015 at ... Read More »

Fred Charles Miller, Jr

Fred Charles Miller, Jr, 82, of Fort Smith, died Friday, April 3, 2015 in Fort Smith.  He was a retired superintendent for Ware Construction, member and secretary of the Carpenters Union, a Mason, and a member of South Fort Smith Free Will Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Ann Miller, and one daughter, Sandra Nissiotis of Oklahoma ... Read More »

Bobbie R. (Bob) Walker

Bobbie R. (Bob) Walker, 84 of Greenwood passed from his earthly body to his new heavenly body on March 23, 2015. Bob was born in Paul’s Valley, Oklahoma in 1931 during the post-depression era and a time during great agricultural strife in that state.  His early childhood in that environment would form the basis for his success in life, no ... Read More »

Westwood Fourth Graders “Fractionalize” Pizza

westwood 4th graders

Fourth graders learned fractions using pizza. Then they researched the origin of pizza and became Entrepreneurs and created a new pizza business! The finale was to go to Mazzio’s and create their very own pizzas! Mazzio’s is a Westwood Partner in Education. Read More »

East Pointe Students Rewarded for Computer-Based Math Fluency

​Pictured top row from left-
Laura Jones, Haley McAdams, Giovanni Bullington, Montana Sanders, Alexis Hansen, Makenna Lewis, Jordan Strange, Emma Powell.
Middle from left-
Bodey Steinfeldt, Eli Reeves, Olivia Dean, Dylanne Ortiz, Houston Griffith, Benson Merkley, Lydiah Belue, Gavin Monchamp. 
Front row from left-
Austin Farrar, Evan Reid, Jadyn Wynne, Brooklyn Cowan, Selena Holmes, Tyler Willis, Jason Lytle, Cooper McCombs. 
Not Pictured- Malachi Yoder

Mrs. Whitson’s 3rd grade homeroom class at East Pointe Elementary has been working hard this year on addition and multiplication fluency on a new computer program-Reflex Math. The district adopted this program this year. The class reached a goal of 1/2 million facts solved correctly. They were rewarded with a pizza party. Read More »

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