Sunday, November 29, 2020
October De Queen Students of the Month (sponsored by McDonald’s). Sophomores: Joe Bush (not pictured Kyla Ferguson), Juniors: Elise Dean and Luke Reed, Seniors: Jack Bunyard and Sara Victoriano.
September De Queen Students of the Month: sophomores Kane Faulkenberry and Annabelle Lindsey; Juniors Clyde Chandler and Litzi Flores (not pictured); amd seniors Gunner Bradshaw and Carlee Helms.
UA Cossatot is a community college that is proud to partner with local industry. While supporting businesses in our area by helping them fill the demand for more skilled and trained workers, UA Cossatot is thrilled to create a pathway for more students to find local employment resulting in a…
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Rotary’s November Student of the Month is Lizbeth Osura. Lizbeth is involved in Interact, Student Council and was Homecoming Senior Maid. She plans to attend UA Cossatot to begin her nursing degree. Pictured with Lizbeth is club President JP Atkins.
Tanner Bruce, a 12th grade student at De Queen High School, was named the Lions Club Student of the Month for November. Bruce has always attended De Queen schools and is in the Gifted and Talented program. Bruce does drawings and art work. He is the captain of the e-sports team and a member …
Friday, November 13, 2020
Horatio Elementary School October Students of the month: Kindergarten - Abel Klitz, 1st grade — Jair Resendiz, 2nd grade — Maci Grubbs, 3rd grade — Fabiola Arredondo, 4th grade —Leighton Frachiseur, 5th grade — Hayli Lyon, 6th grade — Parker Munn.
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, Nov. 9, in the high school cafeteria.
The Sevier County Economic Development department and the De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring a holiday shop talk panel discussion that will take place Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Skilled Trades building on UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus.
Monday, November 09, 2020
1st Grade All A’s
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
UA Cossatot advisors have begun helping incoming and returning UA Cossatot students enroll in spring 2021 classes. The college will be offering many courses in several different formats this coming spring to help students receive college credit with different wants, needs and schedules.
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From Nov. 9 through Nov. 13, UA Cossatot will be holding Veterans Week at the college to recognize veterans who have served their country. Veterans Week at UA Cossatot will include Veterans Week Profiles of Service, featured on Ed 88, the college's radio station. Videos of veterans being int…
Monday, November 02, 2020
On Nov. 2, UA Cossatot advisors will begin helping incoming and returning UA Cossatot students enroll in spring 2021 classes. The college will be offering many courses in several different formats this coming spring to help students receive college credit with different wants, needs and schedules.
Total food safety begins with ServSafe training and certification. In every operation and in any situation, food safety must work. Through the Cooperative Extension Service, they offer training and certifications for the ServSafe food handler, ServSafe manager, and ServSafe instructor and pr…
Thursday, October 29, 2020
The 2020 UA Cossatot Collegiate FFA Gun Raffle drawing will be held on Facebook Live at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19. Tickets are currently for sale and all proceeds raised for the gun raffle fundraiser will go to support UA Cossatot’s agriculture students with FFA activities and scholarships.
Carlee Helms, a senior at De Queen High, was recognized as Student of the Month by the De Queen Lions Club. Helms is a member of the National Honor Society and Gifted and Talented. She has been a cheerleader for De Queen High School for three years and an All-American Cheerleader for two yea…
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
UA Cossatot’s Collegiate FFA organization announced the fall 2020 FFA officers. These officers will serve for a term of one semester and be active leaders in UA Cossatot’s FFA.
UA Cossatot announced that the college has received a sub-award grant of $141,387 in partnership with the Bumpers School of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville on a United States Department of Agriculture grant titled: PREPARES: Providing Relevant Experiences and Pedagogy …
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Horatio High School’s Homecoming Court: Queen — Angela Guiterrez. King — Manuel Hernandez.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
UA Cossatot will host a Meet the Colts event and fish fry on Oct. 21 through Oct. 24. Festivities will take place in Nashville, Ashdown, De Queen, and Lockesburg.
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 12, in the elementary cafeteria. The superintendent presented the annual report to the public.
Monday, October 05, 2020
De Queen Middle School Good Citizens for August-September are Ashton Chandler, Kate Lindsey, Adolfo Martinez and Daisy Hernandez. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
Thursday, October 01, 2020
FORT SMITH — For the fifth consecutive year, Arvest Bank will honor educators throughout its footprint by conducting its “We Love Teachers” campaign. This year, Arvest will award 157 teachers with a total of $78,500 in prize money.
UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $2,000 donation from Jimmy Carvers’ Refrigeration Heating & Air to benefit UA Cossatot Colts athletic scholarships.
UA Cossatot has announced that qualified high school students may be eligible to enroll in concurrent courses at UA Cossatot and be covered by the new Arkansas Concurrent Challenge Scholarship. This scholarship will award eligible high school students $125 per class for up to two concurrent …
On Thursday, Sept. 24, UA Cossatot inducted 12 new students into its Student Ambassador student organization. The 2020 induction ceremony took place at UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus in the Adam’s building. The 12 new student ambassadors and the six returning student ambassadors also received…
Monday, September 21, 2020
UA Cossatot is offering flex courses this fall beginning on Monday, Oct. 5, for anyone wanting to catch up, get ahead, or take a college class at a faster rate. The deadline to sign up for an October 2020 flex course is Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.
Sept. 14-20 is National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week. UA Cossatot is celebrating being a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
UA Cossatot's YouthBuild program offers teenagers and young adults the chance to enter a program where students will learn skills to prepare for skilled and technical careers. Before receiving acceptance into the program, students are required to complete two weeks of Mental Toughness Traini…
On Thursday, Aug. 27, an articulation agreement was signed creating a pathway for UA Cossatot students to transfer to University of Arkansas, Fayetteville with an Associate of Science degree in Agriculture Education. Students interested in this field of study can now earn their associate's d…
On Wednesday, Sept. 2, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a partnership between the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and the Arkansas Department of Education. This agreement will allow waivers to school districts to provide free meals to all students for the first semester of school up to …
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Due to the incoming threat from Hurricane Laura, De Queen Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 27. According to district officials, Laura is still expected to be at tropical storm strength when it arrives in the local area during the day and strong winds and flooding of roads is e…
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
De Queen Public School officials said they would like to thank the team members at Pilgrims for their generous donation of more than 6.000 bottles of water for De Queen students. "It’s another example of how our community leaders are coming together to tackle the challenges associated with r…
Monday, August 24, 2020
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar released the summer Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List recognizing honor students.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar released names of summer 2020 graduates and names of those graduating with honors.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus within De Queen School District staff and student body district officials are asking all parents/guardians of students who will be in attendance on-site, and all employees, to notify the designated point of contact immediately when the…
Friday, August 21, 2020
De Queen Public Schools and the De Queen Police Department would like to remind the public of some very important rules and procedures for those who are driving their students to school. Below is a list of rules and procedures to keep in mind as we return to school on
UA Cossatot is one of the 22 community colleges in Arkansas that is represented by the Arkansas Community College’s (ACC) non-profit association. Every year, the ACC association holds a conference where four award winners are recognized from each college. UA Cossatot has announced its four a…
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Horatio schools are starting off the new school year with plenty of changes, including a new superintendent, Zane Vanderpool, who joined the district on July 1 and is entering his 24th year in education, having spent the last 13 as the principal of an elementary school in Gravette. Ark.
The De Queen School District, which will celebrate the opening of the new De Queen High School this fall, is ready for the start of a new school year, one that will be quite different than any other in the district’s long history.
While the first year on their new campus in Lockesburg was cut short due to the covid-19 pandemic, Legacy Academy, which begins its 13th school year on Aug. 31, will kick off the new year with a record enrollment that has already surpassed 120 students.
Friday, August 14, 2020
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced its continuing education schedule for the fall 2020 semester. The college’s continuing education department offers classes and training that are available to train for a new career, gain a new skill, grow a business or personally enrich life.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Clark Contractors out of Little Rock, has finished construction of the new De Queen High School. The building project was under contract for the amount of $13,657,107. At the August 2020 school board meeting, Superintendent Jason Sanders shared the good news that the project was completed on…
Monday, August 03, 2020
UA Cossatot recently became the second college in Arkansas to offer a YouthBuild program. YouthBuild programs provide educational training and occupational skill development to students ages 16 to 24. In the program, students can choose two skill pathways to obtain employment in construction…
Monday, July 27, 2020
On July 23, UA Cossatot Chancellor Dr. Steve Cole spoke at the Capitol during the Education Committee meeting of the Arkansas Legislative Council. At the meeting, Cole shared UA Cossatot’s fall 2020 covid-19 plan, which is now available for the public to view on the college’s website.
Friday, July 24, 2020
As a new academic year approaches, UA Cossatot wants to encourage high school students to visit with a UA Cossatot Career Coach. UA Cossatot career coaches work within high schools and provide several services to help secondary students get ahead. UA Cossatot currently employs four career co…
Thursday, July 23, 2020
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced that students who qualify can apply and receive a $500 CARES ACT Grant this fall. This grant was established with federal funds to help students that were and are still financially being impacted due to disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Students interested in receiving financial aid assistance for the 2020-2021 academic year still have time to apply for three state scholarships. These three scholarships include the Academic Challenge Scholarship, the Arkansas Future Grant Scholarship, and the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship.
Due to work conflicts with many family members of the Class of 2020, the De Queen High School graduation ceremony has been moved from Friday, July 31 to Saturday, Aug. 1. They will still have three ceremonies during the day in the arena; one at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. The high school wi…
Monday, July 20, 2020
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, July 13, in the elementary cafeteria.