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Greenwood Seniors Receive Awards

Marine award

Sergeant Kyle E. Newlin of the Marines recently presented awards to three of our high school seniors as part of their annual initiative called the High School Awards Program. The Distinguished Athlete Award was presented to Michael Rhea, The Scholastic Excellence Award was presented to Eric Huynh, and the “Semper Fidelis” Award for Music Excellence was presented to Danielle Bridges. ... Read More »

Addie McCauley Benefit Drawing: Painting won by Greenwood High School Principal

Congratulations to Jerry Efurd, the winner of the drawing for the oil painting to benefit Addie McCauley’s Southwestern States tour.  Addie sold 567 tickets and thanks everyone who purchased tickets for the painting, the quilt and the Spaghetti Dinner. Addie also acknowledges special people and businesses for assisting with her fundraising effort: Greenwood First Free Will Baptist Church and Pastor Jim ... Read More »

Earth Day with Wal-Mart and Westwood Elementary

Greenwood Wal-Mart Store Manager Christy Clark and Westwood students on Earth Day.

Westwood’s Fourth graders worked with Wal-Mart for a better and “greener” Earth Day this year.  The Westwood student volunteers planted three trees and cleaned up the grounds at the Greenwood Wal-Mart.  Wal-Mart provided the trees and materials as well as goodie bags to the students for helping out.  “The students worked hard. They spruced up the grounds, cleaned up the ... Read More »

East Pointe Elementary School Leaders of the Month – April 2014


Tuesday, May 13, East Pointe Elementary School hosted the Leader of the Month breakfast for our April leaders. Each student receives a Leader of the Pack t-shirt and a certificate. Our Partner in Education Farmers Bank buys breakfast for the honored students. Read More »

Beverly Frank Scholarship Awarded by ASNA of Greenwood

(L-R) ASNA Greenwood President Kristie Green with Scholarship recipients Tamra Wakerly and Shara Thames

The Arkansas School Nutrition Association has a 25 member chapter in Greenwood that provides the nutritious meals at our local schools. The president of the local chapter is Kristie Green. Each year the group awards a $500.00 scholarship to deserving Greenwood graduates. This year, something special happened. At the state Food Service Convention in Hot Springs, the Greenwood chapter participated ... Read More »

Area Businesses Support Advanced Placement Students

Mrs. Joann King's AP Chemistry Class happy to be finished with AP Exam!

The GHS AP (Advanced Placement) chemistry students endured the rigors of an annual examination administered by the College Board that also administers the ACT exam. The exam given Monday was the equivalent of a college placement exam for Ms. Joann King’s 27 students. Local businesses agreed to help ease the tension of the day. Greenwood’s Taco Bell provided breakfast for ... Read More »

2014 K-12 Kindergarten Picture


 Ninety-Three seniors of the Class of 2014 attended Greenwood Schools from Kindergarten through their Senior Year. 2014 K-12 Kindergarten Picture Front L to R Austin Gosch, Caitlyn Gosch, Emilee Childress, Hannah Payne, Haley Chance, Alex Risner, Malia Patterson, Abbey Robbins, Katie Bruton, Kelley Brown, Kylie Cleavenger, Peyton Heathcott, Devon Ratterree, Kenzie Pelt, Jordyn Pulliam, Ivy Cox, Lauren Loum, Haylee Hocott, ... Read More »

GPD implements “Cop on a Bus”

Greenwood Police Sgt. Brandon Davis warns motorists NOT to pass a stopped school bus!

As we reported last issue, the Greenwood Police department is cracking down on traffic violations that endanger school children by implementing a new program called “Cop on a Bus.” The idea is to catch violators who place children in harm’s way. “We will randomly ride different routes on the buses looking for violators who run the bus stop sign and ... Read More »

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