Earlier this year, a grant from the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas enabled the University of Arkansas System’s Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) to expand its efforts in combating opioid drug overdose.
This week four students from Crossett will join outstanding middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, DC.
What Jalen Lawson thought was going to be classes about the government turned out to be the experience of a lifetime.
Morgan Wade of Crossett will join outstanding high school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum: 6 Days to Start up. The event will be on the campus of Yale University.
Students from Crossett and Hamburg attended the Medical Application of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) Camp at Ashley County Medical Center June 17 to 28
The University of Arkansas at Monticello announced its plans to assist dislocated workers at a leadership roundtable Monday held at its technical campus in Crossett. The university is extending deadlines, offering career services, and making scholarship funds available. The public meeting wa…
Several local students received top academic honors at the University of Arkansas for the spring 2019 semester.
South Arkansas Community College has announced its President’s Honor Roll for the 2018-’19 academic year.
Tyler Maxwell of Hamburg has been named to the spring 2019 Chancellor’s List at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Raymond Hamilton was inducted into the Alpha Omicron Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Eastern Gateway Community College on, June 7.
Lights, check. Camera, check. Clapper, check. It’s time to make a movie.
Counselor Norma Watts and Librarian Leslie Mansur received a grant from Weyerhaeuser to help create centers in the Crossett Learning Center library.
The Crossett Educaton Alliance gave out more than $20,000 during the 2018-2019 school year, including a recent grant from a local company that allowed the purchase of new pre-k curriculum for an area pre-school.
Crossett Middle School eighth grader Trinity Foster made it into the third round at the Scripps National Spelling Bee Tuesday. Foster won the Ashley County Spelling Bee and placed fourth at the state level. Crossett school officials said that to their knowledge no other student from the Cros…
Bryan Ellis of Crossett graduated from Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (FAMU COPPS) May 4 with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. He is the son of William Ellis Sr. and Linda Ellis.
April C. Smith, a 2001 graduate of Crossett High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas, received a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership with a specialty in higher education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on May 11.
Crossett and Hamburg high schools’ graduating senior classes gathered at their respective schools one last Friday to collect their diplomas, wish each other luck and say goodbye to the schools that are now their alma maters.
Joshua Teutsch, a Crossett High School 10th grader, has spent the second half of his sophomore year in the Opportunity for Work Based Learning Program, otherwise known as OWL.
A Crossett High School student won a state welding competition with a project he spent more than a week’s worth of active hours creating.
The Crossett FFA Chapter had three students who received a State FFA Degree.
The Crossett High School band performed its spring concert on May 2 in the new CHS auditorium.
Crossett High School student Chris Brisby competed in the Skills USA welding competition April 8 to 11.
The Crossett High School choir students took the stage for their annual Follies in the new Crossett High School Auditorium April 26th and 27.
The Crossett Learning Center hosted its annual St. Judes’s Trike-a-thon as a part of Arkansas Children’s week. The event raised $3,091 for the research hospital.
A Crossett High School junior has been accepted to attend the Joey Travolta Film Camp that will be hosted by Northwest Community College in Bentonville this week.
Rachel Langley of Crossett was among the political science students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) who presented research at a major conferences for their field during the spring semester.
Fifteen art students from Crossett High School went to Little Rock to compete in an Art Competition called Arkansas Young Art Association (AYAA) April 10.
Crossett High School’s 2019 senior prom was April 17 in the CHS arena.
When a student at Crossett High School finds themselves in need, they can step into the Dignity Closet.
Social media expert Brian Housman recently spoke to Crossett Students about social media and how much it can affect a teenager’s life.
Kristi Clanton’s Social Media and Communications students at Crossett High School have created and written blog posts on Wordpress.com.
Crossett High School had its 2019 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on March 13.
The Crossett High School E.A.S.T. team traveled to Hot Springs for conference March 12 to 14.
The Crossett High School band went to El Dorado March 12 and competed in the 4A prepared reading and sight reading competition. The CHS band received a rating of one in sight reading and a two rating in prepared reading on a level of one to five with one being the highest.
When Crossett students asked the community to show up for the arts, Crossett did — to the point that they stopped traffic.
Crossett Elementary School student Katelyn Richards was recognized Saturday at the “Everybody is an Author Event” in Searcy.
The Crossett High School journalism class made a field trip to the Pillars in Crossett Feb. 28 to visit and learn a little bit more about the history of Crossett.
Crossett Elementary School leadership students are once again raising money to support Heifer International. Last year, students raised more than $1,000 to benefit Heifer’s Read to Feed program. This year, they are just as passionate about the Milk Money program, a new fundraiser that helps …
Crossett eighth grader Trinity Foster spelled her way through the 11th round of the Arkansas State Spelling Bee in Conway on Saturday, placing fourth overall in the statewide tournament.
The Crossett Middle School Engineering Eagles Robotics Teams qualified to represent Crossett at both state and nationals again this season.
Crossett High School hosted its annual career fair for students Feb. 27. The event is organized by the CHS Career and Technical Education department. Students attended five separate sessions of their choosing from approximately 45 options.
Local elections will be in May, and while a millage increase for Hamburg is on the ballot, there are no contested school board races.
The Crossett High School forensics team brought back awards when it traveled to Searcy to compete against four other schools Feb. 23.
The Crossett High School (CHS) Eaglettes held their annual Eaglette formal, “Passage To Paradise”, Feb. 16.
Crossett High Schools’ Journalism Class started collecting information about the history of Crossett from the years 1948 to 2018 in January. The class decided to collect the history of Crossett after being inspired by the book “Crossett Sawmill Interviews,” which is a record of Crossett thro…
Crossett High Schools’ National Honor Society officers were announced Feb. 12. The officers for the 2019 year are President Amari Williams and Vice President Sydney Watkins. The school’s sponsor for the National Honor Society is Stephanie Brooks.
Crossett High School seniors attended a Reality Fair hosted by Timberline Federal Credit Union Feb. 12.
As part of their classwork, Crossett High School Family and Consumer Science students had to take care of computerized baby dolls over the weekend.
Seventh grade students at Crossett Middle School use scientific investigation to explore endothermic and exothermic chemical reactions as part of their Summit Learning curriculum.
Anna Hammons and Jaylon Brown designed the winning Project Graduation shirt for the 2019 Crossett High School event.