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De Queen Public Schools Superintendent Jason Sanders and district staff, have an exciting year planned for Leopard students this school year, which begins on Aug. 16. While covid caused unprecedented disruption to the last school year, Sanders hopes the effects will be minimal in the upcomin…

Thursday, August 05, 2021
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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Amy Barker, an educator with 25 years of experience at De Queen Public Schools, will enter the 2021-2022 school year as the new principal of De Queen Primary School. She is entering the position after former principal and longtime De Queen educator Sharon Pigeon passed away earlier this year…

Monday, July 26, 2021
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The Sevier County Fair Association accepts scholarship applications each year to be sent to the Arkansas Fair Managers Association. Each county is allowed one application. This year Aubrey Seymour was chosen as the applicant from Sevier County. The selection is based on: 

Friday, June 25, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Two educational systems came together today on the campus of ASU Three Rivers to unveil Arkansas’ first and only public trucking academy. The Arkansas Trucking Academy (ArkTA) is a consortium of ASU Three Rivers, UA Cossatot, UA Rich Mountain, and UA Hope/Texarkana.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Sunday, June 13, 2021

During the regular monthly board meeting on Monday, May 10, De Queen Public Schools board members approved the hire of several new teachers and staff members. Those who will be joining the Leopard family during the 2021-2022 school year are: 

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Six concurrent students graduated with their Associate's Degree at UA Cossatot while simultaneously graduating from high school. UA Cossatot’s High School Programs department helps local high school students earn college credit while still in high school.

Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Mandy Hong, a junior at De Queen High School, was awarded a laptop provided by Arkansas Next magazine. Each spring, the magazine is sent to Arkansas high school students. The magazine covers all Arkansas colleges as well as career information. Students may choose to enter a drawing for prizes. 

Friday, May 28, 2021
Monday, May 24, 2021

On Saturday, May 22, some of the Legacy Academy 4-H club members got together to clean tombstones and place small American flags at veterans tombstones. The group placed nearly 100 flags and washed a portion of tombstones that needed cleaning with soap and water and brushes, also scraping mo…

Thursday, May 20, 2021

UA Cossatot hosted a retirement reception on Thursday, May 13 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium to honor five longstanding employees: Michael Wright, Christine Vertiz-Atkins, Steve McJunkins, Sonya Robinson, and Mark Kutak.  

On Friday, May 7,  students at De Queen Primary celebrated a special surprise for their feet. Thanks to an awesome shoe company and friends at De Queen First Assembly,  every single student at De Queen Primary received a free pair of shoes. 

Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, today announced that De Queen High School’s yearbook program has achieved the Jostens 2021 National Yearbook Program of Excellence award at the silver level. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engagin…

Monday, May 17, 2021

De Queen honor graduate Aubrey Seymour, 17, is  the daughter of Justin and Debbie Seymour. Harding University has awarded Aubrey a $28,000 Academic Achievement Scholarship. She has also received a $500 Raymond Cox 4-H Scholarship and a $750 Layne Woods Memorial Scholarship. Aubrey is an acti…

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Twenty-three De Queen High School Spanish 4 students recently earned the Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy for demonstrating proficiency in English and one or more other languages by high school graduation. These students are 23 of 456 Arkansas students from around the state who have earned this d…

Brentley Morris, a 12th grader at De Queen High School, was named the Lions Club Student of the Month at their May 4 meeting. Morris has attended De Queen schools since 2nd grade. He is a member of FFA (Future Farmers of America) and has been a member of the Forestry Judging team. He played …

Monday, May 10, 2021

UA Cossatot Adult Education announces their spring graduates. Students who have earned their high school equivalency diploma this semester include Gustavo Alvarez, Mena; Travis Archer, Dierks; Dominic Ayers, Lockesburg; Itzel Bautista, De Queen; Logan Garland, Dierks; Arrian Hawkins, Murfree…

Sunday, May 09, 2021

De Queen Middle School April Good Citizens: Tristan Marrufo, Victoria Saldivar, Charles Collins and Kyleigh Faulkenberry. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

We are proud to release our final edition of Leopard Vision for the 20-21 school year!!!! In the April episode, we bring you important information about the 2021 DHS Commencement, visit with our Co-Valedictorians, update you on the many new improvements coming to Leopard Stadium, check in wi…

Sunday, May 02, 2021

The De Queen High School Show Choir performed for De Queen Rotary Club on April 26. Students entertained club members with their singing and dancing talent. Choir has consisted of 14 members, but after recent auditions, membership will increase to 25. Students are planning to travel to Washi…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Perla Zapata, a senior at De Queen High School, was named the Lions Club Student of the Month for April. Zapata has always attended De Queen Public Schools and is a member of the National Honor Society, president of the school council, a member of FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders o…

Sunday, April 25, 2021

The Horatio FFA has been a chartered chapter in the state of Arkansas since 1941. This year they won the first CDE (Career Development Events) contest in the history of the Livestock judging contest. In that contest, students evaluate and rank classes of cattle, hogs, sheep and goats. They s…

Thursday, April 22, 2021

UA Cossatot is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant for its "GIS-Skilled Technicians in Agriculture-Related Sciences (GSTARS)" proposal within the College's Agriculture and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) p…

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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