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School Dismissed @ 2:00 PM - Wednesday, February 20th - Regional Basketball Tournament

posted Feb 19, 2019, 8:28 AM by Jan Rhodes

The Lady Bears will play in the Regional Tournament in Junction City at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, February 20th! Congratulations to the Lady Bears for winning the District Tournament!

School Board Agenda - February 11, 2019

posted Feb 5, 2019, 12:20 PM by Jan Rhodes

The agenda for the February Board Meeting can be viewed below.

Agenda - January 14, 2019 School Board Meeting

posted Jan 9, 2019, 9:36 AM by Jan Rhodes

Elementary Conference Room
6:00 PM

Call to order
Prayer
Approval of Minutes
Approval of Financial Report
Campus Updates

New Business
2019-20 School Calendar
Personnel
Adjournment

Special School Board Meeting - December 20, 2018

posted Dec 20, 2018, 8:42 AM by Jan Rhodes

There is a Special School Board Meeting Thursday, December 20, 2018 in the Elementary Conference Room.
Items on the agenda are the Arkansas Department of Education Resolution and bids to remove bats and abate guano.

HS Final Exam Schedule - December 19th-21st

posted Dec 5, 2018, 12:19 PM by Jan Rhodes

Students will take their fall semester final exams on December 19-21 on the following schedule:
  • Dec 19 - 1-3-5-7
  • Dec 20 - 2-4-6
  • Dec 21 - Make up day - School dismisses at 1 pm

We will run all periods during the exam days. Per policy, I cannot grant permission for students to take any exams before the 19th.

The last day for students who are exempt from all finals will be December 18th.

Dr. Maggio, HS Principal

Agenda - December 10, 2018 School Board Meeting

posted Dec 5, 2018, 12:17 PM by Jan Rhodes

The December School Board Meeting will be held Monday, December 10, 2018, in the Elementary Conference Room. The meeting will start at 6:00 pm.
The agenda can be opened or downloaded below. 

Agenda - November 13, 2018 Meeting

posted Nov 7, 2018, 1:22 PM by Jan Rhodes   [ updated Nov 13, 2018, 6:52 AM ]

The November School Board Meeting is November 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Elementary Conference Room. The agenda is below.

Agenda - Special School Board Meeting - November 6, 2018

posted Nov 6, 2018, 7:38 AM by Jan Rhodes

The agenda for the Special School Board Meeting is below.
The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm and be held in Elementary Conference Room.

Annual Report to the Public 2018

posted Oct 3, 2018, 3:37 PM by Jan Rhodes   [ updated Oct 3, 2018, 3:42 PM ]

School Board Meeting and the Annual Report to the Public will be on October 18, 2018. The agenda is posted below.

Statewide Mass Flu Vaccine Clinics

posted Sep 13, 2018, 2:09 PM by Jan Rhodes

(Little Rock, Ark.) – On Friday, September 28, 2018, the Hempstead County Health Unit of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) will offer flu vaccinations at Hempstead Hall, 2500 South Main Street, Hope AR from 9:00am to 5:00pm. People should bring their insurance cards with them to the flu vaccine clinic. If they do not have insurance, or the insurance does not cover flu shots, the vaccine will be available at no charge.

 

“We want Hempstead County residents to stay healthy this flu season, and getting a yearly flu vaccination is the best line of defense,” Debbie Howard, Hempstead County Health Unit Administrator, said. “We encourage everyone to come to the mass clinic or the local health unit to get their flu shot.”

 

Annual flu vaccination is recommended for most adults and children six months and older. The flu virus changes from year to year, and this year’s vaccine protects against the flu viruses that are expected to cause the most illness this flu season.

 

“The flu should not be taken lightly,” said Dirk Haselow, MD, State Epidemiologist at ADH. “We are encouraging everyone to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their families, because it is hard to predict in advance how severe the flu season is going to be.”

 

People of all ages can get the flu. Certain people are more likely to have serious health problems if they get the flu. This includes older adults, young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease), people who smoke, and people who live in nursing homes. Therefore, ADH strongly recommends that people in these groups get a flu vaccine. It is also recommended that friends, family members and people who provide care to people in these groups also get a vaccine—not only to protect themselves but also to decrease the possibility that they might expose the people they love and care for to the flu.

 

The flu vaccine is safe and does not cause the flu. Some people may have mild soreness and redness near the site of the shot and a low fever or slight headache. There are very few medical reasons to skip the flu vaccine. These include life-threatening allergic reactions to a previous dose of the flu vaccine or an ingredient in the vaccine.  People with allergies to vaccine ingredients can often receive the vaccine safely, if it is given in a doctor’s office where they can be monitored. 

 

The flu is easily spread through coughing or sneezing and by touching something, such as a door knob, with the virus on it, and then touching their nose or mouth. Good hand washing habits are important in preventing the flu; however, the best way to prevent the flu is to get the vaccine.

 

For more information, go to www.healthy.arkansas.gov or www.flu.gov.

 

 

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