Monday, May 21, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases spring Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List recognizing honor students.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Readers are leaders! These De Queen Elementary School students were rewarded with lunch at Simple Simon's Pizza for earning over 200 points in the newly-implemented Accelerated Reader program at De Queen Elementary. Front (l to r) Elizabeth Garcia, Cristian Ramirez, Emma Bass, Mixtli Barbosa…
These De Queen Elementary students will be advancing to the final De Queen Elementary Spelling Bee on Thursday, May 24 at 1:30 in the De Queen High School Auditorium.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
ASHDOWN — The University of Arkansas Cossatot Physical Therapist Assistant Program requested reconsideration following a previous adverse decision. The Reconsideration Hearing was held at APTA Headquarters on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The action taken was to reverse the previous decision an…
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases names of spring 2018 graduates and names of those graduating with honors.
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, May 14 in the administration building.
Monday, May 14, 2018
LITTLE ROCK — Miriam Dominguez of De Queen, was among a group of Phi Beta Lambda members from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to receive an award during the organization's annual state leadership conference April 6-7.
De Queen High School students in grades 9th through 11th from Ms. Rogers’ and Ms. Irvan’s classes, learned real-life lessons about money management as part of the “Get Real — Here’s the Deal” program.
Friday, May 11, 2018
The 8th-grade Leadership and Service Learning classes at De Queen Junior High completed a semester-long service project last week, partnering with Pack Shack from northwest Arkansas. The 72 students involved performed various fundraisers to raise $2,500 in order to host a "Feed the Funnel" p…
Taylor Power from the U of A Fayetteville met with De Queen High School juniors today to start the application/scholarship process.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot honored staff and faculty members for 5, 10, and 20 years of distinguished service during the college’s May Staff/Faculty Meeting. Recipients are Tony Hargrove, Dawn Humphry, Sandra Griffin, Shawna Stinnett, Kelli Harris, and Relinda Ruth.
Horatio Elementary kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade celebrated Muffins with Mom on Friday, May 4.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot honored academic achievement among Latinos at the 4th Hispanic Night event on April 26, 2018.
On May 8, the De Queen High School seniors took their final walk through the halls. Pictured is Bradi Young waving to her mom and grandmother at De Queen Elementary. Graduation is May 14 at 8 p.m. at the Bill Blackwood Field in the Leopard Stadium. If it happens to rain, graduation will be h…
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
The Class of 2018 has accumulated $209,048 in institutional scholarships, $378,000 in Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships, $263,706 in federal student aids and rehabilitation scholarships, and $61,300 in local scholarships for a grand total of $912,054 to help further their …
Arkansas Tech University at Russellville announces Reisa Lynnell Bakenhus has received a Dean’s Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.
Andrew Sirmon, a senior education major from Dierks, was selected as the Spring 2018 Outstanding Secondary Education (K-12) Intern. Sirmon also received the 2017-2018 Outstanding Male Health and Physical Education Award. Pictured with Sirmon is Dr. Celya Taylor, dean of Teachers College, Henderson.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Center for Student Success will offer a free, bilingual Basic Computer Skills course in three parts on the De Queen Campus.
MAGNOLIA — Evelyn Escamilla, of De Queen, was recognized at Southern Arkansas University's 37th Annual Residence Hall Association Honors & Awards Banquet on April 11, 2018.
Saturday, May 05, 2018
Robbie McKelvy retired from the University of Arkansas Cossatot after 23 years of teaching mathematics. The college presented a crystal clock to McKelvy in appreciation of her years of service. Pictured are UA Cossatot Chancellor Steve Cole, De Queen Mayor Billy Ray McKelvy, Robbie McKelvy, …
Friday, May 04, 2018
De Queen Rotary Club presented their annual academic awards to high school students on May 1 at DHS auditorium. The 26 students were recognized for their outstanding performance in the listed courses. The Rotary Club has been honoring students for their academic achievements for over 30 year…
Thursday, May 03, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted fourteen members in a ceremony on Sunday, April 28, 2018.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson presented the University of Arkansas Cossatot with a $13,750 Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission Education & Training grant that will be used to purchase diagnostic equipment for diesel engines.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Danny Osura, a senior at De Queen High School, has been named Student of the Month by the De Queen Lions Club. Danny has been a member of the De Queen school system since he started kindergarten. He is a member of Future Teachers of America, Spanish Club, Family, Career and Community Leaders…
De Queen High School will host an ACT summer program with nine days of instruction concluding before the June 9 ACT (deadline to register for the June 9 test is May 4).
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Bradi Young, a senior at De Queen High School, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Rotary Club Crystal Award. Young is the daughter of Brent and Lacey Young of De Queen.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Legacy Academy upper level students enjoyed lunch with De Queen High School counselor Jeff Holcombe, who spoke to the students about his career in education counseling. Each month, upper level students at Legacy Academy dress for “Professional Day”, eat lunch out and meet with a member of th…
April 26 - Sr. Track 5A South Conference meet at Camden; Sr. Track 5A State Track meet at Magnolia
LITTLE ROCK — Josue Castellanos Barba of De Queen, recently participated in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Math and Statistics department’s Calculus Bowl on April 6.
MAGNOLIA — Kaitlin Kitchens, from Dierks, recently helped Southern Arkansas University’s Rankin College of Business bring home more than 20 awards at the annual Phi Beta Lambda Conference in Little Rock, from April 6-7, 2018.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Alondra Galvez, a senior at De Queen High School was named the De Queen Lions Club’s April 2018 Student of the Month. Galvez has always attended De Queen schools, is the secretary of the National Honor Society, is a member of the Spanish Club, serves as vice-president of the Change Agents Cl…
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Division of Skilled and Technical Sciences will host their spring 2018 advisory council meeting Thursday, April 19 beginning at 10 a.m. at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg gymnasium, 128 East Main, in Lockesburg, providing program updates and new faculty…
Wickes Elementary School will be having Pre-registration and screening for next year’s 2018-2019 kindergarten class.
Registration for summer 2018 is open on April 16, 2018 at University of Arkansas Cossatot.
De Queen Primary School will have Kindergarten Pre-Registration on May 1, 2018 in the De Queen Primary School cafeteria. The hours for this registration will be from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Students must be five years old on or before August 1, 2018 to be eligible to attend kindergarten for the…
Kay Cobb and Dustin Roberts were recognized for their longevity at the University of Arkansas Cossatot during the college’s March and April Staff/Faculty Meeting.
AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company donated $1,500 to the University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation to aid in student scholarships.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The 2018 Young Artists Competition at the Mena Art Gallery is currently on show through April 30. The following students from De Queen High School placed in the competition with their artwork.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot will be at Horatio High School on April 18, 2018 to enroll current seniors in summer and fall 2018 classes.
Dierks High School held a ceremony for its new and continuing Honor Society members on April 3. New members, front row: Alysa Fox, Savannah Morris, Madison Burgess, Payton Bobo, Halle Mounts, Madisyn VanBibber, Perri Lowrey, Trisston Icenhower. Back row: Melissa Little, Tori Janes, Kennedy B…
De Queen Middle School Good Citizens for March, left to right: Autumn Maish, Yael Sahagun, Andy Garcia and Nancy Martinez. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
Tanner Manasco was honored by De Queen Rotary as their April Student of the Month. Tanner is pictured with his parents, Todd and Alyssa Manasco. Tanner is involved in several sports and planning to attend college after graduation. He is considering a career in the film industry.
WICKES — Honor rolls for the third nine weeks at Wickes Elementary School have been announced as follows:
Horatio School District officials want the parents of students to know that state and federal guidelines require that all special education due process forms and records be destroyed within six years after a student leaves the special education or speech therapy program.
Former Broken Bow, Okla., resident, Tina Davis (Ross), the daughter of Jean Williams, completed her Associates Degree in Nursing with Eastern Oklahoma State College at the Idabel campus. She then went on to attain her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing with Family Nu…