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WHSD updates facilities plans

The White Hall School Board voted Tuesday on items related to facility improvement planning and funding for such projects through 2019, but the district is not requesting funds from the state for 2017-2019.

Gandy honors October students

Gandy Elementary School in the White Hall School District has announced the Students of the Month for October. They are: bottom row, Luke Allred, Presley Milburn, Payam Garner, Emme Peter, Paige Boast, Jiannah Via, Gracelyn Hartley, Brayden Wafford; top row, Rayah Wallace, Trenton Jones, James Menard, Laighton Tarter, Allyson Robinson, Andrew Sidarous, Alexis Coleman, Abby Harrison; and not pictured, Maycee Brickey. (Special to The Commercial)

Moody honors October students

Moody Elementary School in White Hall School District honored October Students of the Month. They were, first row from left, Blaine McNeese, Leah Jeffers, Anna Kate Jones, Kinley Davies, Noah Romine; second row from left, Kyle Nunag, Addison Powell, Hannah Estes, Omaryon Wilson; third row from left, Paige Davies, Parker Todd, Landon Morris, Charis Xiong and Mia Sosa; and not pictured is Ryann Nelson and Faith Lites. (Special to The Commercial)

Moody names November honorees

Moody Elementary School in White Hall has named November Students of the Month. They were, first row from left, Peyton Bailey, Jimmy Dale Castaneda, Tori Moore, Ryann Nelson, Jacob Evans; second row from left, Logan Chapmon, Jesse Weatherford, Mary Claire Colclasure, Blair Price, Claudia Woodyard, Danny May; third row from left, Lanie Ratliff, Aiden Stowell, Gracie Watkins, Kacee Chapmon and Victoria Ortiz. (Special to The Commercial)

Taylor Elementary names September honorees

Taylor Elementary School at White Hall has announced the following were chosen for September Students of the Month: first row, Dialo Lattimore, Trace Conner, Rebecca Hall, Glenn Lampkin and Judea Davis; middle row, Demarius Lattimore, Kadence Garrick, Alejandra Rojas, Hayven King, Siya Patel and Abby Watkins; back row, Jada Sanders, Hayden Cutter, Jacob Hall, Ashley Pennington and Mikayla Hudson. (Special to The Commercial)

Moody honors students in September

The following were September Students of the Month at Moody Elementary School at White Hall: first row from left, Hylie Gorman, Drake Bogy, Blair Perdue, Emma Craig, Cameron Hults; second row from left, Jacee Johnson, Meredith Reddin, Brianna Hulse, Kevin Robinson; third row from left, Elana Weatherford, Kaejah Hodge, Will Colclasure, Kyndall Reed, and Owen Lord. Not pictured are Addie Rose Castleberry and Jordan Pearce. (Special to The Commercial)

Taylor names presidential award honorees

Several students qualified for the Presidential Academic Excellence Award at G.R. Taylor Elementary. They maintained a 3.5 grade point average or higher and scored above 85 percentile on the I.O.W.A. exam. They are, front row, Isabella Soto, Grey Shaner, Hope Mincy, Emma Rongey; back row, Sydney Norman, Abigail Hornbeck, Samara Pendergrass and Anna Herrin. (Special to The Commercial)

Gandy honors students in May

Gandy Elementary School in White Hall named the following Students of the Month for May: bottom row, Madison Spradlin, Keira Strange, Josiah Witcher, Landon James, Kylee Hulsey, Emma Craig; middle row: Charmiyah Weaver, Ma’ Kayla Kimble, Montavion Phillips, Alexis Patterson; and top row, Nandi Huggins, Nicole Patton, Presley Chism, Kamryn McEntire and Michael Ford. (Special to The Commercial)

WH grad receives book award from library

The Friends of the While Hall Library presented a $400 check to Drew Holland, a May 2015 White Hall High School graduate, at the White Hall Library on May 20. The Book Award will assist Holland, who is a lover of reading, with the purchase of textbooks. Holland will major in accounting at Arkansas Baptist University in Arkadelphia this fall. The White Hall Friends of the Library annually awards a White Hall high school graduating senior who has registered to attend an institution of higher learning during the fall and spring semesters. (Special to The Commercial)

Physics of Flight

Bob Tarter, better known as the Animal Man, came to Moody Elementary recently and presented a program titled, ‘Physics of Flight.’ He teaches respect of the natural world and introduces students to various animals that fly. (Special to The Commercial)