LITTLE ROCK — Updated information on school performance is now available online, the state Department of Education said Friday.
The Southeast Arkansas College Board of Trustees approved a recommendation from college president Stephen L. Hilterbran to raise tuition costs by two percent effective with the fall 2012 semester.
Miranda Motsinger checks her makeup one last time before heading to the stage to perform during last weekend's Choir Happening staged by choral students at White Hall High School.
Miah M. Adel, professor of space and environmental physics at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently delivered a keynote speech entitled "Downstream effects from headstream interventions" in Dhaka Press Club at Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Greenville Elementary School recently celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading as many of his books as possible.
Edgewood Elementary School students recently passed 1,060 Accelerated Reader tests. The school participated in a nationwide contest to pass the most tests in one day.
The Benchmark Kickoff at 34th Avenue Elementary School, 801 E. 34th Ave., will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. The date in Tuesday's edition was submitted incorrectly.
The community is invited to attend a Benchmark Kickoff at 34th Avenue Elementary School, 801 E. 34th Ave., Wednesday at 1 p.m. This is an annual event to help motivate students for the state Benchmark Test which is administered in April.
Patrick Wilson, a student in the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, has won an award for an outstanding research paper.
Saumya Sharman, a White Hall Junior High student, was the Jefferson County Spelling Bee winner.
Members of the White Hall High School choir rehearse Friday night the 'Choir Happening', "Thank You for the Music" at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The performance is tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Convention Center Auditorium. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ralph Fitzgerald)
Students of the Month for February at Gandy Elementary are (from bottom to top, bottom row) Kaylin Smith, Juel Nicholson, Isaac Witcher, Kylie Holcomb; (next row) Riley Jones, Lilly Hood, Kaela O'Neal, Braiden Akines, Alex Bowman, Evonna Burton (next row Cecilia Avelar, Madelynn Peyton, Desirae Hankins, Abbie Owens; (top row) Clay Rogers, Dutton Day and Shelby Davison. (Special to the Progress)
Taylor Elementary School kindergartener Tucker Neikirk and student teacher Emma Johnson dress as the Cat in the Hat for the school's celebration of Read Across America Thursday, which also observed Dr. Seuss' birthday. Students were also treated to a breakfast of green eggs and ham as part of the observance. Related photo inside. (Special to the Progress)
CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean's List and Presidential Scholars for the fall semester. The Dean's List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average and the Presidential Scholars' list requires a 4.0 grade point average. Area students include:
The Pine Bluff School Board rejected a recommendation by Superintendent Jerry O. Payne to move the next regular board meeting to accommodate the spring break plans of personnel and their families.