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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Reed Renfro was selected as Rotary’s February Student of the Month.  Reed is active in FFA, Archery, Trap and Quiz Bowl.  After high school, he plans to enroll in Catepillar Equipment training. He is pictured with his parents Brent and Cheryl Renfro.

Monday, February 11, 2019
Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The De Queen Family and Consumer Sciences class went through a CPR class for infants, children and adults. Hoping they never have to put into practice the skills they learned, if there is an emergency, this group knows how to make a difference.

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Dr. Scott White of Southern Arkansas University (SAU), and Mary Lowrey, a De Queen Middle School science teacher, co-authored a grant for 10 Arduino Hummingbird Robotics Kits through SAU STEM Center. The grant specifically required funds be used to further the interest and education of middl…

Friday, February 01, 2019

January Good Citizens for De Queen Middle School are April Guerrero Leon, Jesus Arroyo, Max Pinkerton and Jerralynn Samaniego. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month. 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Friday, January 18, 2019

The University of Arkansas at Cossatot inducted 13 college students into the 2019 Student Ambassadors Class at a ceremony held at the UA Cossatot Weyerhaeuser Room on Friday, Dec. 14.

The University of Arkansas Cossatot held a pinning ceremony for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program graduates Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on the Lockesburg Campus. This year the program graduated 12 students. program director, Tamla…

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The University of Arkansas, Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education (DCCECE) offers up to 50 hours of professional development training for educators or caregivers of young children. If you provide care to children, birth to…

The De Queen quiz bowl team won the DMEC/SWAEC Quiz Bowl Tournament held last Tuesday in Nashville. They won by an average of over 250 points winning their closest game by 165 points. There were a total of 12 teams participating.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Monday, January 07, 2019

The University of Arkansas Cossatot held a pinning ceremony for Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) LPN/LVN-to-RN transition program graduates on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on the Lockesburg Campus. This year the program g…

Astrid Jasso was recognized as the December Student of the Month by the De Queen Rotary Club. Jasso spoke with club members about her school activities and college plans. Rotary Club President Dustin Roberts presented Jasso with her award. Also pictured is her aunt Zemy Figueroa and cousin M…

The University of Arkansas Cossatot is now offering a new Criminal Justice Technical Certificate Program. The program prepares students to enter into the Criminal Justice field as a dispatcher/jailer. This program was developed in conjunction with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office with inpu…

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Legacy Academy recently held two events to celebrate Christmas. The school held a Christmas program on Thursday, Dec. 20, that included a number of songs sung by Pre-K and Kindergarten classes along with the grammar choir. One grammar class signed “O Come all ye Faithful” while the choir san…

Thursday, December 20, 2018

McKenna Caudle, a senior at De Queen High School, was named Student of the Month by the De Queen Lions Club. McKenna is a member of Future Farmers of America, is in Advanced Placement Art Class and rodeos for the Arkansas High School Rodeo Association where she served as secretary last year.…

Thursday, December 13, 2018

November/December Good Citizens for De Queen Middle School, left to right: Riley Cate Carlton, Keishla Trinidad, Luis Ahumada and Altin Kight.  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, December 11, 2018

Legacy Academy upper level students enjoyed hearing from American Airlines first officer Sarah Lipsey at Professional Day on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Lipsey spoke about the life and career of a pilot. Professional day is designed as a special day where upper level students dress up, go out for lun…

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The University of Arkansas Cossatot was awarded for Improving Institutional Efficiencies with their new Textbook Program by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE). Instead of renewing a lease with a book vendor, the college created its own textbook program.

Monday, December 03, 2018

The University of Arkansas Cossatot is offering pipe welding courses in 8-week and 16-week modules beginning January 2019 on the Nashville campus. Pipe welding is an advance welding career that is in high-demand across the country.

The University of Arkansas Cossatot Financial Aid Department will host FAFSA Fridays on the first two Fridays in December in order to assist current and incoming college students and their families complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA …

County Extension Agent, Rex Herring, will conduct two Private Applicator Training (PAT) sessions on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. at the Adams Building on UA Cossatot College Campus in De Queen. Anyone whose PAT license has expired or those who do not have a license and need to be ce…

Monday, November 26, 2018

Technical Sergeant Erick Angeles was a Mystery Reader for De Queen Elementary fourth grade students last week. Students were given clues each day to try to figure out who the mystery reader would be. Angeles, who is stationed with the US Air Force in the Middle East, read the book, "The Boss…

The De Queen High School Quiz Bowl team won the Ashdown tournament on Nov. 12. Pictured, front row: Sophie Burke and Noah Reed. Back row: Reed Renfro, Coach Thomas Sweeten, Ismeal Montero, Miguel Montero, Emily Riley. 

Friday, November 23, 2018

Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, Nov. 12 in the administration building. The board members approved emergency response team policy, athletics’ events concession policy, and agreement with Central Payment for acceptance of debit/credit cards.

Monday, November 19, 2018

De Queen Junior High October Good Citizens. Pictured left to right: Pedro Sanchez, Lorel Morphew, Alma Trejo and Luis Luna. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month. 

De Queen Junior High School physical science teacher Payton Covington was one of 116 educators awarded $500 from Arvest Bank. Arvest Bank had a Facebook contest for nominating educators and describing why that teacher should win.  For the third consecutive year, Arvest Bank has awarded educa…

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Quinshaun Bennett-Hale was selected as the De Queen Rotary Club's Student of the Month for October.  Quinshaun spoke to club members about his involvement in sports at De Queen High School and his plans to pursue a degree in education. He is presented his award by Club President Dustin Roberts.