Family, friends and well-wishers in the Hamburg School District gathered at Hamburg High School’s football field May 21 to send the graduating class of 2021 out of the halls and into the world with their high school diplomas. (WHITNEY WHITE/News Observer)
Crossett High School’s commencement exercises were at 7 p.m. May 21 on Yarbrough Field. Before the ceremonies began, the then-prospective graduates waited for the ceremony to begin in the CHS coliseum. (VERSHAL HOGAN/News Observer)
BY VERSHAL HOGAN
Hamburg High School celebrated Monday the completion of a three-year process of developing a school-wide culture of being a Professional Learning Community (PLC).
Crossett High School Art II students recently competed in and won in their age division in the 2021 Southeast Arkansas Regional Art Show. Those who placed include, Alexis Amerson - second Place, 12th grade for her mixed media portrait of Billie Eilish; Dakota Burton, honorable mention, 11th…
A former Hamburg student will be recognized next week at the 93rd Future Farmers of America Convention and Expo for receiving one of the highest achievements in the program.
When it comes to planning for the cost of feeding students in Crossett schools in the time of a national pandemic, no one knows what the final number may be.
Shortly after Hamburg School District Superintendent Tracy Streeter told the school board that, “COVID has not been our friend,” the board adopted a budget for the fiscal year that projects $8,397,469 in operating costs.
Officer Robert Black And Wanda Harris, both with Crossett High School, partnered with the American Legion in Crossett to host a flag raising ceremony and learning session. Black said he wanted to do something to bring the community together and honor the flag. “I don’t agree with everything …
The Hamburg Elementary robotics team was only one point away from being named the VEX IQ state champions and qualified to compete in the world competition earlier this month.
Students at Crossett High School were given a chance to consider their futures — and in some cases, get a hands-on experience of what a career might offer them.
Some Hamburg High School students were recently offered the chance to discover ways to actively help their community.
Members of the Crossett High School Future Business Leaders of America recently competed and placed at the FBLA District III Spring Conference. They included Trinity Foster, first place in Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure; Mary Kate Mashburn, first place in Organizational Leadership; …
Hamburg High School recently had the opportunity to send six students to the Four State Bandmasters Convention.
Hamburg High School began Response to Intervention (RTI) during the last two weeks of January.
The Hamburg School District’s district-wide theater performed “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” for this year’s spring production.
The Ashley County Spelling Bee was Jan. 18. Janae Black from Portland Elementary was the winner and will be advancing to the state bee. Adam Defee from Crossett Middle School was runner-up.
Because reading serves as a foundation for learning, all Hamburg School District campuses focus on teaching reading. Read N Quiz, a reading program Noble Elementary School utilizes, encourages students to become lifelong readers.
As school proceeded into the New Year, things started to change at Hamburg High School during the second week of the spring semester.
Crossett High School East students Jasmine Fletcher, above, and Morgan Wade taught Gifted and Talented students to code Circuit Playground Express Kits at the SEARK COOP in Monticello last week.
Junior High All-Region Band auditions were hosted at Crossett High School on Dec. 7.
Ashley County Medical Center recently collected donations of food and money from their employees as well as other donors during the Thanksgiving season to help support local charities.
Hamburg High School teachers recently chose eight students, two from each grade, to be rewarded as Good Citizens. One boy and one girl were recognized from each grade.
For one Crossett High School student, the red carpet isn’t just a dream.
Crossett High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program was recently awarded a grant of $34,000 that will assist in funding the group’s activities.
Alberta Flentroy’s Hamburg High School Parenting and Child Development classes recently completed the Safe Sitter Course from the Ashley County Medical Center.
Hamburg High School’s National Honor Society Induction was Oct. 15 in the HHS auditorium.
Some Hamburg High School students recently had the opportunity to put the “Boo!” in “books.”
Despite being unable to march because of weather conditions, the Crossett High School Band received a superior score at an annual region marching assessment Oct. 29.
Hamburg High School’s FFA Chapter attended the annual Career and Technical
Crossett High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) have put up the “Hope Tree” for their third year in support of breast cancer awareness.
Hamburg Middle School has begun hosting House Battles for students once a month.
Crossett High School’s Career and Technical Student Organization officers attended the Arkansas State Fair Oct. 15.
Hamburg High School’s Future Business Leaders of America had the opportunity to travel to Stuttgart Oct.9 for their annual fall conference.
Hamburg High School participated in a Red Ribbon Week event Oct. 14 by urging students to design a name tag and wear it all day.
The Hamburg High School Band and Color Guard attended a competition at the University of Arkansas at Monticello on Oct. 8.
Hamburg High School’s Richard O’Neal invited students from his science classes to accompany him to Aquatic Sciences Day Oct. 10. During the tour, the students learned about the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s aquaculture and fisheries.
The Crossett High School marching band halftime show theme for 2019 is “Worlds of Fantasy.” The theme is based on “World Of Warcraft,” a computer game.
Hamburg High School’s Health Occupation Students of America club recently elected officers for the 2019-2020 school year.
Crosett High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the FBLA Fall Leadership Conference at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart Oct. 9. Thirty students represented CHS.
The Noble Elementary School Parent Involvement Committee hosted its first event of the year on Oct. 1. The committee hosted a Fall Festival Science Night at the Pine Street Park from 5 6:30 p.m. All Noble students and parents were invited to attend.
Crossett High School Student Xavier Brown has been elected the District 4 Vice President of Community Service of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) students Gracie Rice, Hannah Wall, and Marissa Frisby competed in the State Leadership Contest in Little Rock on Oct. 2. Seniors Rice and Wall competed in the Project Based Learning portion of the contest, placing third, which means they will advance to the…
Put down your phones and get ready to pick up the yearbook — the 2020 yearbook theme at Crossett High School will be “Social.”
The Hamburg High School Cheerleaders have partnered with Ryburn Ford Company to host the “Drive 4 UR School” fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12. The fundraiser will be on the HHS Campus.
Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) officers were elected for the 2019-2020 school year at Crossett High School recently.
Stephanie Brooks is taking on her first year at Crossett High School as the assistant principal.
Members of the Crossett Fire Department visited the Carousel School last Thursday to discuss fire safety with the students. The students gave the firefighters and EMTs pictures they had drawn for the occasion, and then the CFD let the students explore a fire truck and ambulance.
Crossett High School Eagle senior athletes have started greeting the elementary students of Crossett School District in the morning car rider line on home game days.
Because of recent speeding incidents in the student parking lot of Hamburg High School, the Hamburg Police Department has requested that all students and parents follow the posted speed limits.