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Hamburg High School 10th grader Kamryn Lipsey saw a need while in middle school when she visited the pound an saw dogs sleeping on the cold, hard ground. Kamryn decided that this would never do, and has worked for and received two grants totaling up to $800 dollars. First, she conducted rese…

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)

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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…

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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.

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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 …

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; …

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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.

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 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.

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…

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.