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Brenda Bernet

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United Way of Northwest Arkansas begins 2017 campaign with focus on children in poverty

posted: 09/30/2016 1:08 a.m. Discuss

University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long promised to double his personal contribution for the 2017 United Way campaign and challenged others with means to join him.

Hall of Honor inductees share personal stories with Fayetteville High School students

posted: 09/29/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Teenagers don't need to have a detailed life plan before graduating high school to make an impact on the community, 2016 inductees into the Hall of Honor said Wednesday.

Federal student aid requests start early

posted: 09/25/2016 3:49 a.m. Discuss

College students and high school seniors can begin submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on Saturday, three months earlier than in previous years.

Fayetteville board receives final report on district's future plan

posted: 09/23/2016 1:09 a.m. Discuss

A 127-page report presented to the School Board details the work of hundreds of volunteers over the past year toward a five-year plan for the School District.

Haas Hall planning Rogers expansion

posted: 09/22/2016 3:13 a.m. Discuss

Haas Hall Academy plans to expand into the historic Lane Hotel in Rogers' downtown, submitting plans to teach more than 350 seventh- through 10th-graders beginning next school year.

Haas Hall campus planned for Lane Hotel building in Rogers

posted: 09/21/2016 12:24 p.m. Discuss

Haas Hall Academy founder and Superintendent Martin Schoppmeyer announced plans Wednesday to open a campus in the historic Lane Hotel in downtown Rogers.

Voters choose Fayetteville School Board candidates

posted: 09/21/2016 1:16 a.m. Discuss

Voters elected a fitness studio owner to a seat representing the entire School District. An appointed School Board member won a bid to move from the at-large seat to a five-year term representing Zone 1, according to final, unofficial results from Tuesday's school election.

Springdale board adopts budget for schools

posted: 09/21/2016 1:12 a.m. Discuss

Expenses for the 2016-17 school year will total nearly $237 million, based on the budget approved Tuesday by the School Board.

Fayetteville foundation announces fall grants for schools

posted: 09/21/2016 1:06 a.m. Discuss

The Fayetteville Public Education Foundation on Tuesday announced the winners of $68,705 in grants to teachers and staff.

Voters to decide School Board races in four districts, one school millage request

posted: 09/20/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

It's the election day before Election Day.

West Fork adds schools of innovation

posted: 09/18/2016 1:06 a.m. Discuss

Conversations are different this school year among seventh- and eighth-graders in English teacher Joey Dickard's classroom.

Gentry expands career options through charter status

posted: 09/18/2016 1:04 a.m. Discuss

A desire to prepare graduates for jobs led to programs offered as part of the high school's new status as a district-run charter school, the superintendent said.

Springdale transitions to new elementary report cards

posted: 09/17/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- New elementary report cards will give parents a more detailed look at what their children know and are able to do, school officials said.

Mumps case confirmed at Fayetteville school

posted: 09/12/2016 10:43 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — A student from Butterfield Trail Elementary School has a confirmed case of mumps, the school district reported today.

Percival to exit board after 21 years

posted: 09/12/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- One evening after a heated discussion and a split vote, Steve Percival told fellow School Board members he appreciated they still could sit down and share pizza.




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