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PBSD literacy program announces October winners

The Pine Bluff School District’s Title I Parent & Family Resource Center announces the October winners of the K-9 district-wide Literacy Initiative. Students who read at least 20 books received a “Reading Achievement” reading medallion. Students who read at least 10 books received a “Readers Are Leaders” reading ribbon. Listed by schools, the medallion winners are:

PBHS holds mock election

Pine Bluff High School History Club sponsored a mock election at the cafeteria Tuesday, Nov. 4. Participants were allowed to meet the candidates portrayed by students including Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Ross (played by Rosemary Campbell), and Republican candidate for governor, Asa Hutchinson (played by Keenan Dzide.)

WH plans school board meetings

White Hall School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the administration building for a work session. Ray Beardsley will conduct a district finance work session and Bunny Brown will update the board on the current costs of future additions.

Moody hosts Red Ribbon events

Moody Elementary School students depict ‘We are Red-y to be Drug Free’ on Wear Red Day during Red Ribbon Week recently. Students participated in themed days such as Drugs Are Tacky, They Make You Wacky; ‘Hairs’ To a Drug Free Life; We ‘Mustache’ You to be Drug Free; and Show Good Character- Be Drug Free.

Moody hosts fall carnival

Moody Elementary School held its annual fall carnival and it was a huge success, a spokesman said. Students enjoyed participating in different games and activities such as hair painting, a boo room, a dance room and fishing. A silent auction was also held.