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Greenwood Students Head to Europe on an Educational Adventure!

Group with a Monk tour guide outside of the Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi.

JoLynn Dixon, Greenwood High School Counselor shows off some pictures from her recent trip with students and announces plans for future trips. Mrs. Dixon said, “According to a recent geography survey conducted by National Geographic, young Americans (18- to 24-year-olds) who traveled outside the U.S. in the past three years performed 40% better on the survey than those who did ... Read More »

GHS Students To Attend Governor’s School

Peyton Coffman, Kennedy Black, Joel Newberry, Analeigh Ulrich, Emily Fitting & Mattison Fancher

This year, four students from Greenwood High School have been selected to attend the 2014 Arkansas Governor’s School hosted at Hendrix College.  Two students have been selected as alternates.  Those selected to attend are Peyton Coffman in English/Language Arts, Emily Fitting in Instrumental Music, Joel Newberry in Instrumental Music and also Analeigh Ulrich in Instrumental Music.  Those selected as Alternates ... Read More »

East Pointe Leaders of the Month, March 2014

Chase Beshears, Clayton Moellers, Jeslyn Oliver, Caitlyn Johnson, Joe Russell, McKenna Lee, Wesley Johnson, Zackery Beshears, Jocelyn Sewell, Logan Reaves, Caleb Jones, Katie McMillan.

Tuesday, March 11, East Pointe Elementary School hosted the Leader of the Month breakfast for our February 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. Kindergarten & 1st grade February Leaders of the Month: 2nd & 3rd grade February Leaders of the Month:  4th & ... Read More »

Presidents Day at Westwood Elementary; Legislators Visit Classes

State Representative Charlotte Douglas with students from Westwood Elementary.

Mrs. Rushing’s and Ms. Saxton’s fourth grade students at Westwood Elementary have been researching the Presidents in honor of Presidents’ Day.  The students memorized stanzas from a poem written by Ms. Alter, a former Ramsey Jr. High teacher.  They were honored to have Senator Jake Files and Representative Charlotte Douglas visit Westwood and hear them recite the poem. Senator Files ... Read More »

Bulldog Yearbook Featured in 2014 Jostens Look Book

Picture attached: Front (L to R) Baylee Whittington, Courtney Stockton, Sarah Hocott Middle (L to R) Haley Hickey, Kenyon Walker, Hope Hesslen, Nick Coleman, Brock Rogers Back (L to R) Crissa Johnson, Kylie Cleavenger, Mrs. Kristin Aishman, Emmi Childress, Hannah Hesslen    Photo courtesy of Kim Singer Photography

Greenwood Earns Jostens National Yearbook Design Recognition Story submitted Greenwood High School’s yearbook, Bulldog, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2014 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage. The Jostens Look Book is a collection of spreads and photos from outstanding yearbooks and their creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage, storytelling ... Read More »

Leadership Night at Westwood

Kassidy Powell

Fifth graders at Westwood Elementary present a Leadership Night program. Students represented countries to which they had some tie for having lived there or being descended from ancestors who originated in that country.  Pictured here  are Violettee Muzondi presenting Zimbabwe and Kassidy Powell presenting India.   Read More »

GHS Wins at State Beta Convention

GHS Beta Club

Story submitted Seventy members of the GHS Beta Club recently attended the State Beta Convention in Hot Springs and came home with the top ranking in Group Talent and a third place finish statewide in Oratory.    Over eighty different Arkansas schools participated in the academic, oratory and fine arts competitions. Greenwood won 1st place in the group talent contest for ... Read More »

Greenwood Student to Represent Arkansas In Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Voice of Democracy

Christian Griffith, a Junior at Greenwood High School was recently named the overall Arkansas State winner of the 2014 Veterans of Foreign Wars’ “Voice of Democracy” essay contest. The essay topic, chosen by the Commander-in-Chief of the VFW, was “Why I’m Optimistic about our Nation’s Future”. The competition was held in Little Rock at the VFW Mid-Winter Conference. Griffith won ... Read More »

Greenwood Junior High Career Expo 2014

Tammy Brewer

Submitted story The 2014 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.  Students will use the knowledge gained to make informed career decisions as they set high school and post-secondary education goals during their spring semester. The 2014 Career Expo was an opportunity ... Read More »

Junior High Students Take Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

Greenwood Junior High Principal Mr. Cody Chatman and six Polar Partners plunged into the cold water Saturday January 11th in Greenwood to benefit Special Olympics.  From left to right are DeAron Robinson, Marleigh Glasgow, Samantha Duque, Mr. Chatman, Luke Johnson, Makenna Hurt, and Audrey Spence. GJH Polar Plungers raised over $1,800.00 for Special Olympics and won the Cool School Award ... Read More »

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