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East Pointe Elementary Jumps for Healthy Hearts and Says, “Thank you Greenwood!

East Pointe Elementary

East Pointe Elementary students raised $5,700.00 participating in the American Heart Association’s “Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart” in early February. The funds are raised to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to create healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Alyssa Sharp was the top fundraiser, and Charlize Taylor was the second highest fundraiser. East Pointe Elementary School extends a “heartfelt” ... Read More »

East Pointe Leaders of the Month for January 2015

East Pointe Elementary

Tuesday, February 10, East Pointe Elementary School hosted the Leader of the Month breakfast for our January leaders. Each student received a Leader of the Pack t-shirt and a certificate. Our Partner in Education Farmers Bank buys breakfast for the honored students each month Kindergarten and 1st grade leaders of the month:   2nd and 3rd grade leaders of the month:   ... Read More »

GHS FBLA District Conference Winners

GHS FBLA Winners

GHS FBLA had an outstanding conference January 21, 2014! 47 members attended the District I FBLA conference in Fort Smith and several awards were brought home. Multiple students also qualified for state competition in April. Congratulations! 6th place – Logan Zeiler – Business Calculations 6th place – Rebecca Cox – Business Communications 1st place – Emily Jones and Maddison Carroll ... Read More »

Restaurant Work Experience for Students

Manager Samantha Anderson teaching students Chris Pritchett, Larissa McCoy and Kristina Gann to key in orders.

Some Greenwood Junior High School students had an opportunity to engage in a hands-on work experience last Tuesday at Mazzio’s Italian Eatery.  Managers at Mazzio’s gave students a tour of the complete restaurant and explained job opportunities at Mazzio’s. Students learned to key in orders, proper restaurant cleaning techniques and how to prepare the pizza dough to make their own ... Read More »

Leadership in Action

Judge Michael Wagner

Submitted The 2015 Greenwood Junior High School “Career Expo” provided freshmen students with opportunities to learn first-hand career information from professionals in fields related to their career interests.   Freshmen students gathered for brief messages from Mr. Cody Chatman, GJHS Principal; Mr. Jerry Efurd, GHS Principal; Mrs. Sheila Lemley and Mrs. Jolynn Dixon, counselors.   Students will use the knowledge gained to ... Read More »

GHS Beta Club Wins Big at State Convention


Story submitted Seventy three of the GHS Beta Club recently attended the State Beta Convention in Hot Springs and came home with six top rankings.    These six first place awards are the most GHS has ever won!   Over eighty different Arkansas schools participated in the academic, oratory and fine arts competitions with nearly 2000 Arkansas sophomores, juniors and seniors attending ... Read More »

East Pointe Drama Club to Present The Little Mermaid: Proceeds go to Pants for Pupils Program

Jellyfish, Samuel Hicks and Annabella Wood, rehearse for the upcoming production of The Little Mermaid."

Story submitted Thursday January 29th at 6:30PM at the Greenwood High School Performing Arts Center, the East Pointe Drama Club will take to the stage for the season’s presentation of the classic, The Little Mermaid. Admission is $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for students and children. The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen is a beloved story of a little ... Read More »

Students Recognize School Board Members With Special Awards

Greenwood Public Schools are served by School Board members who give unselfishly and tirelessly for the students and community they represent.   They give students a platform and avenues to reach their full potential.   Board members make informed decisions about issues that face public schools today, while keeping a vision for the future in mind.  During January, school board members are ... Read More »

UAFS Move-In Day – Fall 2014

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students will move into campus housing August 14-16 with help from fellow students and UAFS staff around campus, including Dr. Paul B. Beran-UAFS chancellor. Beran and UAFS First Lady Janice Beran will be there to assist with move-in efforts at 9 a.m. August 15 at the Lion’s Den-two of the many volunteers that will help in ... Read More »

GHS Leadership Workshop – Horse Therapy

Greenwood High School Students

School began a little early for eleven Greenwood High School students with their participation in the GHS Leadership Workshop Horse Therapy Session.  As part of the leadership curriculum they attended a session lead by Patti Allison at her farm in Milltown.  The students worked with the horses in identifying different personalities, strengths and weaknesses, developing relationships, setting goals and maneuvering ... Read More »

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