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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.

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.

Arkansas state Sen. Eddie Cheatham and House Rep. LeAnne Burch visited Crossett High School on Sept. 23. The two arrived at the beginning of the school day, and later came to speak to students in Kristi Clanton-McDuff’s sixth period Journalism class.

Hamburg Elementary School teacher Sandra Oliver took her fourth and fifth grade Gifted and Talented classes to the Lake Chicot State Park Sept. 20. The class participated in a rotation circuit where they were able to learn about the lives of a fur trapper. The event lasted from 9:15 a.m. to …

At the beginning of the 2019 school year, the ninth graders of Crossett High School participated in a session where they learned how to perform hands-only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation — CPR.

Hamburg High School Teachers Jessi Foster, Taylor Lauhon, and Nicole Garner launched Alien Day and Homecoming Week, “Out of This World,” by wearing shirts with Principals Tim Outlaw, Lesley Nelms, and Eddy Tucker screen printed as aliens.

Nina Stahley, an HHS teacher and the director of the Hamburg School’s Shine Bright Room, entered all 10 of her students from both HHS and HMS into the Holiday Craft Department of the Ashley County Fair.

The Crossett High School OWL Transition class participated in OSHA training on Sept. 3 and 4. Rebecca Schwarz — an instructor from ACTI — came to Crossett to train the nine students on what a safe work environment looks like.

New LED lights shine down on Yarborough Stadium as the Crossett Eagles started their 2019 football season. The lights were put up and turned on for the first time on Aug. 28, 2019.  

The Crossett FFA is hosting a water drive for the City of Carthage. Donations can be brought to the agriculture shop behind Crossett High School until September 14. All donations are welcomed.  A spokesperson for the Crossett FFA chapter said the chapter hopes to fill their 24-foot stock tra…

Students are required to read 15 minutes every day during EAGLE time at Crossett High School. Eagle time is third period class with the goal of helping students improve skills in any class that help is needed. All teachers at Crossett High School teach an EAGLE time class. 

Crossett High  School now allows students to use their phones during school hours when they’re not in class or doing any instructional work. The school district allowed this policy so students at Crossett High School could contact their family members, Principal Anthony Boykin said.

A new ticket booth has been built at Yarborough field. The ticket booth is located between the concession stand and the home bleachers, and will be open at the first home game.

Wearing their freshly printed senior T-shirts, the Hamburg High Class of 2020 participated in a new and hopefully long-standing tradition Senior Sunrise. The 2020 seniors met at 6 a.m. Aug. 13 at Campbell Football Field to officially kick off their senior year together.

The Crossett High School Future Farmers of America are working to help a small town in Arkansas that is currently without water.

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.

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…