The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 1, 2017, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at 1 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The agenda for the meeting may be viewed here.
Elementary schools in the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District are prepping for the 2017-18 Kindergarten Roundup. This is a pre-registration opportunity for students who will be 5 years old on or before August 1 and entering kindergarten. The Roundup is scheduled for Friday, April 28, 1-2pm at all elementary schools.
Parents must register their children at the school within their attendance zone. To locate your attendance zone click here.
To register a student, parents or guardians need to present proper identification, which includes a birth certificate or a registrar statement, baptismal certificate, passport, affidavit or military identification, along with immunization records and social security card.
Proof of residence is also necessary, which requires a current utility bill (gas, water or electric), a Little Rock Air Force Base housing verification form, home purchase closing papers or lease agreement.
Last fall, as part of the Writers in the Schools program, University of Arkansas graduate students worked with Jacksonville Middle School students and teachers. The goal was to help students gain confidence with written and verbal communication skills and to explore new avenues of self-expression and awareness.
Nine 8th graders have been published in the WITS Anthology for their poems. To view their work click here.
Members of the Jacksonville High School Band competed in the Region 1 Solo and Ensemble competition on April 18. The following JHS scholars brought home Superior or Excellent ratings:
Sierra Parker, Aletha Lester, Valentino Warren, Kezia Warren, Eve Smith, Ally Dupree, Matthew McKane, Eric Wilson, Daniel Wilson, Sarah Walker, McKayla Yancy, Candace Varhalla, Kim Shipman, Amanda Crews, Lindsey Martin, Jared Lubaton, Kara Hutchinson, Jayla Franks, Jada Easyley, Joshua Gregory, Brady Armstrong, Chloe Brawley, Hunter Fletcher, Hannah Taylor, Debouis Cobbs, Payton Schroeder, Marquies Rollins, Lane McWilliams, Jalon Fears, Brendon Crow and Cierra Fulmer
“I am incredibly proud of all our scholars who took on the extra work and time to prepare for this competition,” said Band Director Jon Stevenson. “They worked hard and the evidence is clear with their performances.”
Jacksonville High School will host its annual Academic Awards Ceremony Tuesday, April 25, 6pm in the school’s auditorium. It will be a night of excellence as students are recognized for the their hard work and academic achievement.
Parents and other family members, the Board of Education, District Officials and community members are invited to join in this special celebration.