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Thursday, June 10, 2021
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
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
Sunday, April 18, 2021

Travis Newberry was selected as Rotary's Student of the Month for April 2021. Travis is vice president of FFA and a member of Fellowship of Christian Students. He has participated in FFA show animals and received Reserve Grand Champion. His plans include attending Columbia Southern Universit…

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

UA Cossatot recently received an additional $387,000 in HEERF II funds for student financial relief. UA Cossatot will re-open the application to distribute Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds for spring 2021 students on April 15, 2021.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Ben Moniewski has been named the Arkansas state champion in the Microsoft Office Specialist Fall Qualifier. As Arkansas's champion in Microsoft Word, Moniewski was invited to compete in Certiport's 2021 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena V…

De Queen honor graduate Madison Runnels has been awarded the UALR Provost's Academic Scholarship valued at $32,000 and a STEM Scholarship valued at $14,000. She also qualifies for the $14,000 Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship. Runnels will  major in biology and continue her education i…

De Queen co-Valedictorian Alexander Tavarez has been named an Arkansas Governor's Distinguished Scholar. He has been awarded a $40,000 scholarship.  Tavarez is the son of Diana Lerma. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Quizbowl. Tavarez plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science Deg…

De Queen Primary Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will be held at the Primary on Wednesday, Aug. 4 for new kindergarten students as well as new and returning 1st and 2nd grade students. Parents wanting to enroll their child for kindergarten next year can now go by the Primary offic…

Perla Zapata, daughter of Patricia Perez and Carlos Zapata, has been accepted into the UCA Scholar's program. Only 30 people get accepted based on their application essay, recommendation, and transcript. She will receive a stipend and private room upgrade valued at more than $13,000. Zapata …

De Queen honor graduate Kynnedi France has been awarded the Presidential Distinguished Scholarship from Southern Arkansas University valued at $44,000. She also qualifies for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship worth $14,000. France is the daughter of Crystal and Mike Willey. She is …

Thursday, April 08, 2021

De Queen Middle School Good Citizens for March are Noe Teran, Gabriela Aguilar, Rylee Vaught and Clint Tunnell. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.

Preschoolers at the Happy House Family Daycare participated in their 23rd annual Trike-a-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Chidren’s Research Hospital. This year they raised $3,206 making a grand total of $27,464 they have raised for this hospital since they began in 1999. Left to right: Kaid…

De Queen senior Deciredh Alvarez, daughter of Leticia Alvarez, has been awarded the U of A Fort Smith Academic Excellence and Housing stipend Scholarship valued at $12,000. Deciredh is a member of the National Honor Society.  She plans on earning a degree in dental hygiene and continuing to …

Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Thursday, April 01, 2021

On March 19, the De Queen FFA Chapter competed in a virtual state qualifying competition.  The De Queen chapter had a total of nine teams consisting of 36 FFA members vying for the right to compete at the state-level in-person contest. The nine teams competing included forestry, land, agrono…

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Sunday, March 21, 2021