Per the directives from yesterday's news conference, the North Little Rock School District will offer the traditional, five-day blended learning option and a 100% virtual learning option. If you want your child to participate in our Virtual Academy, the deadline to register the student is Friday, August 7 at noon. This is one form per child. For instance, if you have two children who will participate in the Virtual Academy, then you must complete two forms. And so on. https://forms.gle/LU5Q2daxz9yyoYMe9 If you have already registered your student(s), thank you.
Please read the latest communication from Dr. McGee as it relates to the reopening of schools. https://5il.co/j699
See link to view the school supply list for students attending the Seventh & Eighth Grade Campus. https://5il.co/j3gc
Please see the latest communication from Interim Superintendent Keith McGee, Ed.D., about fall sports. https://5il.co/izn8
Cross Country Tryouts Schedule 8/17: 7th Grade Girls 8/18: 7th Grade Boys 8/19: 9th- 12th Grade Girls and Boys 8/20: 8th Grade Girls and Boys All tryouts will be held at the NLRMS Track beginning at 3:30 pm. Anyone interested in trying out must have a current sports physical and consent forms on file. If needed, forms can be found on the District website. Once completed email them to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org You MUST email Coach D. Brown your name, grade, ID# and parent contact information PRIOR to the tryout date. You must maintain social distancing when possible and wear a mask! Contact Coach D. Brown at email@example.com if you have any questions.
School supply lists are now available. You'll find lists for elementary students and for students who are enrolled in the Virtual Academy. https://www.nlrsd.org/school-supply-lists
We are not ignoring you! NLRHS and COE phones and internet are down. We have had no service since Monday. #makesittough
Ninth Grade and Varsity Dance Team tryouts will be August 4, 5, and 7 at the NLRHS Auxiliary Gym from 1p-4p. Clinic days will be held on the 4th and 5th. Masks are required! Participants are asked to wear workout clothes and tennis shoes. All physicals MUST be updated in order for you to participate. Questions? Contact Chelsea Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click on the link below to read the latest memo from Dr. Keith McGee, the Interim Superintendent of the North Little Rock School District. https://5il.co/if2v
NLRHS Baseball Summer Practice: Every Monday and Tuesday from 10a until 11a @ the Auxiliary Gym. Tryouts will be first or second week of school. A date will be announced later. NLRHS Tennis Summer Practice: Every Tuesday from noon until 1p @ the Lakewood Tennis Courts. Please bring your own racket. Contact Coach Forrest Haley at email@example.com for questions.
Seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students interested in playing football can join workouts on the following days: 7/16, 7/20, 7/21, 7/23, 7/27, and 7/28. Workouts take place at 9:30a-11a at Charging Wildcat Stadium. Players must enter under A Tower in the parking garage at 9a for the screening process. If you have questions, please contact Coach Olberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACT Update! If you were assigned to the J'ville test center that has been closed but would like to test at NLRHS; email email@example.com with your name & ACT ID number by the 2 pm tomorrow. NO GUARANTEES but we will try to get you added to our test center.
We have developed a "Frequently Asked Questions" document, which can also be found on our website. It will be updated on the website, so feel free to refer to it as often as you would like: https://tinyurl.com/y73xg9r2
The Pandemic EBT cards are now being mailed to families that qualify. Please contact Tammy Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or 771-8088 to see if your household qualifies. Visit the link for more info on those cards: https://www.nlrsd.org/article/257656?org=central-office
"Cupcake and Conversations" will be held tomorrow at 6 p.m. and can be viewed on our Facebook page to accommodate the high number of attendees. We will record it and post on our website if you're unable to watch in real time. Join us as we share our plans and the preventative measures we'll be taking to reopen school next month. See you there!
The NLRSD Reopening Task Force would like your input as it relates to opening school in the fall. Please complete the feedback form at the link below and provide the question(s) or concern(s) that you may have. https://tinyurl.com/yd5qwe7v
Mark your calendar for the virtual edition of "Cupcakes and Conversations," taking place on July 9 at 6 p.m. Zoom access information will be sent to the email address you have on file. For questions, contact Crystal Barker at email@example.com.
We are preparing to begin Returning Student Registration. Our new registration program allows you to easily update any information and to verify your child will be attending the North Little Rock School District for the 20-21 school year. Registration log-in instructions will be sent to your email on Monday, June 15. You will receive this email if your guardian email address is updated in HAC. For help updating your guardian email, visit nlrsd.org, click on the Registration tab, and watch the videos on how to do this. Please help us make sure you receive timely information by updating your email address in HAC.
The NLR Board of Education will hold a series of virtual community input meetings this week as they look to name the next Superintendent of Schools. Below is a REVISED schedule of the meetings. You can find the Zoom information here: https://tinyurl.com/y8jcrf96
The NLR Board of Education is seeking community input on the desired qualities and characteristics in the next Superintendent of Schools. Please take the survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VSW5396 The survey will be available until June 22.
Our plan is to still have our in-person graduation ceremony, set for Saturday, July 25 at Barton Coliseum at 7:00 p.m. However, our ability to do so still depends on Governor Asa Hutchinson's directives on large gatherings and the possibility of moving into the next phase. More information will be available at the end of this month. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
AP Testing begins tomorrow! We wish all of our students success on the AP exams. Go for a 5! Read more about preparing for the exam and the new format ----> https://tinyurl.com/yceytzd9
Next week, schools will begin the process of collecting Chromebooks and library books and will also be returning school supplies. Please look for announcements from your child's school as it relates to dates and times that you can return and pick up items. You may find announcements on their child's school Facebook page or Google classroom. North Little Rock High School and the North Little Rock Center of Excellence will be accepting Chromebooks during the week of May 18. You will also be able to turn in uniforms, calculators, and other items. If you have any questions, please contact your child's school.
The Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) has extended eligibility of athletic physicals an additional 3 months. If you had your physical completed and on file with the Athletic Department, then it is good until July 15. More information will be forthcoming on dates and times that we may host physicals for our student-athletes for the upcoming school year.
Be like Annagrace, an eighth grader at NLRMS -- 7th & 8th Grade Campus. Choose NLRSD! Register NOW to enroll in our district through School Choice for the 2020-21 school year by contacting Micheal Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 5/1. Learn about us at nlrsd.org.
Quarter 3 Report Cards for Grades 1-12 have been uploaded into Home Access Center, or HAC.. These grades are reflective of work completed through March 12th, our last day of on-campus classes. If you are in need of your HAC login information, please call your school between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Kindergarten parents, please check with your child's teacher for report card information. Thank you!
Due to COVID-19, we have canceled the Kindergarten Round Up events scheduled for 4/9 at each of our elementary schools. However, be on the lookout for information on how to register your soon-to-be kindergartner online. We can't wait to meet our friends in the Class of 2033!
Please visit the link below. You'll find important information as it relates to AMI plans for elementary students going forward. Link: https://tinyurl.com/rwv52q3 A Spanish version is forthcoming. Thank you for your patience. We are all in this together.
Please visit the link below. It contains some very important information for the Class of 2020. Seniors, expect some communication from your counselor. You can see the link at the following address: https://tinyurl.com/qqju6qp
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH!! NLRSD has partnered with Club Eco Kidz, a local nonprofit organization, and they will provide nutritious breakfast and lunch to our students starting tomorrow (3/23) until April 17! The organization will be at every elementary school, the middle school, the high school campus, and at the Academy. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. This will be grab and go. Enjoy!
We're ready for the Class of 2033! Mark your calendars for Kindergarten-Round Up! It will take place on 4/9 at 1:30p at your zoned elementary school. (Call 771-8000 for info on your zoned school.) Feel free to contact Lori Smith email@example.com if you have any questions.
The NLR Softball game and the 8th Grade Track meet scheduled for today have been canceled.
The NLR Board of Education approved pay increases fro licensed staff. Classified staff pay will be discussed next. Read about it here: https://tinyurl.com/tmlrhax
The 6A State Tournament starts today! It will be held at Bryant High. Our Lady Charging Wildcats will play Rogers Heritage at 1 p.m. If you can't make, you can watch the game at this link: https://tinyurl.com/r496w2e Battle on, ladies!
Pre-K Registration begins 2/17! Registration takes place at Pike View ECC, located at 441 McCain Blvd., from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. Application is at this link: https://tinyurl.com/tbbqwgh The link also provides a checklist of the documents needed to register.
The HOT ticket in town is NLRHS vs Central! If Charging Wildcat arena is sellout, it will be closed to additional spectators. #GoCATS
The dawn of a new era in the history of North Little Rock School District. This marks the last day that Central Office is housed at 2700 N. Poplar. We will be at a different location — 2400 Willow Street — to make way for the North Little Rock Justice Center. A lot of memories took place in this building, which served as our home for over 60 years. Photo Credit: Pat Wonn
Kudos to these Seventh Street fifth graders! These Quest students have made it to finals in Arkansas Capital Corporation's Youth Entrepreneur Showcase. Their project placed in the top 10 in the "Most Innovative" category. Nearly 200 teams from across the state competed. The finals will be held in February. The students are Jillian Wirth, Mornea Curruth, Jourdan Allen, Taylor Reeves, and Archway Stewart. Their teacher is Melinda Bissett. Congratulations, young ladies!
Great team effort by both the girls and boys teams for placing 2nd out of 7 teams in the meet! Top finishes 3rd - Girls 200 Medley Relay: Betsy Ponder, Pierson Richart, Shelby Stanley, AnnaBeth Stuff 3rd - Boys 200 Medley Relay: Peyton Price, Jake Hale, Phillip Stanley, Hudson Cameron 1st - Boys 200 Free: Phillip Stanley 2nd - Girls 200 IM: Betsy Ponder 1st - Boys 100 Fly: Phillip Stanley 3rd - Girls 200 Free Relay: Shelby Stanley, Michele Potts, Pierson Richart, Betsy Ponder 2nd - Boys 200 Free Relay: Jake Hale, Hudson Cameron, Peyton Price, Phillip Stanley 2nd - Boys 100 Breast: Jake Hale 4th - Girls 400 Free Relay: AnnaBeth Stuff, Peyton Stafford, Ciara Jenkins, Emma Eaton 5th - Boys 400 Free Relay: Tristan Taylor, Tacari Jenkins, John Orobona, Luke Wilkins Betsy Ponder set a school record in the 200 IM and Phillip Stanley set a school record in the 100 Fly!
Join us on 11/19 at 6 p.m. for "Cupcakes and Conversations" as we celebrate Parent Engagement Month! We appreciate you, parents! For more information, contact Crystal Barker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instead of naming a “Player of the Week,” the coaching staff and seniors chose to give the game ball to Coach Jonathan Calvin and to dedicate last Friday’s game to him. Coach Calvin’s father passed away on Friday, and he was unable to attend the game. Our thoughts and prayers are with Coach Calvin and his family. Our Charging Wildcats defeated the Cabot Panthers, 37-36. This electrifying game marked the end of the regular season. Next up is playoffs! The team has a bye week and will be gearing up for a matchup against the winner of the Springdale Har-Ber versus Little Rock Central game. Let’s go, Charging Wildcats!
The NLRHS/COE Flu Clinic has been rescheduled for 11/15 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Come and join us at the School Safety Symposium, scheduled for 11/12 at the NLRHS Performing Arts Center. You will hear from district leaders about our commitment to keep students and staff safe. There will be a moderated Question & Answer session. We ask that you email your questions beforehand to email@example.com. See you there!
Please support the NLRHS Dance Program by purchasing an ad for the upcoming holiday dance concert! The money collected help to defray costume and production costs. The deadline to contribute is 11/20. Contact Christen Pitts at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The NLRHS EAST Initiative students have been working to re-establish the NLRHS Memorial Wall to remember and honor students who passed away while in high school. The previous memorial wall became inaccessible with the construction of the new high school. With the help of a school board grant, the students have been able to replace some of the memorial plaques; however, there are still some former students whose names are not on the wall. If you would like to help with this initiative, contact Stanley Whisnant, EAST Facilitator, at email@example.com.
Our very own Maria Touchstone (holding plaque), ESOL Coordinator, received the ESOL Coordinator of the Year award at the State ESOL Conference in Hot Springs. She is pictured with (left to right) Maria Weyrens, Hispanic Community Outreach professional at First Security Bank; Allison Greenwood, Ed.D., State Director of the Arkansas State Teachers Association; and Bobby Acklin, Superintendent of the North Little Rock School District. Thank you for your service to our district, Mrs. Touchstone!
The NLR Cross Country Team will have a race event today at 4p to raise awareness about breast cancer. It’ll begin at NLRMS. The team will run through the neighborhood. The community is invited to participate. Contact Debbie Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Congratulations to JJ Thomas for being named “Player of the Week” by Pulaski County Farm Bureau. Thomas, a senior, had 3 catches for 33 yards and 11 yards rushing. Thomas is the first NLRHS football player in over 10 years to grade out at 100% during a football game. The Charging Wildcats bested the Conway Wampus Cats, 17-7. Way to go JJ, and let’s go, Charging Wildcats!
Sign up for the Golf Scramble, which will benefit the Charging Wildcat Baseball Program! It'll take place on 10/12 at Burns Park. Contact Brad Kilbury at email@example.com for more information.
The NLRMS 7/8 Campus' Parent Involvement Committee will host its first #BOOKSANDBAGELS for the 2019-20 school year on Saturday! Food and arts and crafts will be available in an effort to promote literacy. Email Ar'Jillian Gilmer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Father-Daughter Dance is back! Mark your calendar! The NLRHS PTA is sponsoring this event. Email email@example.com for questions.
Cheer Clinic for K through 6th graders! Come and learn from the NLR Varsity Cheerleaders! Contact Coach Missy Sela at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boys Soccer team tryouts will be held on 9/26 from 4p to 6p at the NLRHS football stadium. You must have a current sports physical and signed consent forms on file in the Athletic Office. No transportation home will be provided. For additional information, contact Coach Doug Bost at email@example.com
In light of the violent threat made against schools in Arkansas, the North Little Rock School District is taking extra steps to ensure that each of the campuses remains a safe and healthy environment for everyone. We maintain communication with law enforcement, who will have a presence at every campus on Thursday, August 29. The safety of our students and staff is top priority in the North Little Rock School District.
After assessing transportation issues during the first week of school, the district has adjusted school start and end times. The new times will take effect on 9/3. Elementary: 7:50 a.m.-2:40 p.m. Middle: 8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m. High: 8:25 a.m.-3:40 p.m. (Note that middle school times did not change.) Thank you for your understanding.
After assessing transportation issues during the first week of school, the district has adjusted school start and end times. The new times will take effect on 9/3. Elementary: 7:50 a.m.-2:40 p.m. Middle: 8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m. High: 8:25 a.m.-3:40 p.m. (Note that middle school remains unchanged.) Thank you for your understanding.
Bobbie Riggins, the district’s social worker and homeless liaison, received the Superintendent’s Honor Roll award. Riggins planned a successful, well-attended Student and Parent Information Fair in July. She brought together the district, along with state and local agencies so that they can showcase the services they offer. Riggins is pictured with ESL Coordinator Maria Touchstone, Zone 3 Board Member Rochelle Redus, and Superintendent Bobby Acklin. Touchstone nominated Riggins for this honor.
Kristie Ratliff, the district’s Executive Director of Federal Programs and Professional Development, received the Superintendent’s Honor Roll award. She organized more than 200 professional development sessions over the summer. These sessions covered everything from RISE training to the Wilson Reading System. Ratliff is in her 27th year in education. Her entire professional career has been with NLRSD. She is pictured with Zone 1 Board Member Dorothy Williams and Superintendent Bobby Acklin.
Larena Baker and Carl Johnston, custodians at Seventh Street Elem., received the Superintendent’s Honor Roll award for their efforts in preparing the building for the new school year in the absence of the lead custodian. They are joined by Seventh Street Principal Brandy Howell and Board President Tracy Steele.
We’re so proud of senior Kate Pryor, a member of the NLRHS Trap Team, who is represented our district and community on the world stage! This summer, she went to the world championship and turned heads. In a singles events - out of 500 possible targets she hammered out a score of 491! She is pictured with her parents, Zone 6 Board Member Sandi Campbell, and Athletic Director Gary Davis.
Click on the link below to read a message from Tracy Steele, President of the North Little Rock Board of Education: https://www.nlrsd.org/article/125390?org=central-office
*SCHOOL BUS ROUTES* Click on the link below. You will be able to view bus routes. Contact the Transportation Department at (501) 340-5150 for questions. http://northlittlerockar.apptegy.us/bus-information--7
The school bus route information is now available at the link below. Please remind students of bus expectations. https://www.nlrsd.org/bus-information--7
The 2019-20 Parent-Student Handbook is now available at the link below. There have been updates made to it since last school year. Please read the handbook and become familiar with our policies, including expectations when it comes to conduct. https://5il.co/978l
SENIORS! Check your school email for the senior photo makeup appointment times! Questions should be directed to Ms. Krebs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Guess who made the cut? #gocats #weareNLR https://www.maxpreps.com/m/article.aspx?articleid=7fbe0694-7d75-4820-89d3-a5f91a14ce04
Want to try out for the NLR Charging Wildcat Baseball Team, the reigning 6A State Champs? Baseball tryouts for next season will take place 7/22- 7/24 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Burns Park. Tryouts are open to anyone attending NLRHS or the COE in August. A current physical and a signed parent consent form are required to try out. Contact Coach Sandefur email@example.com or Coach Kilbury firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
The 6A Baseball Championship game scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 am has been cancelled by the University of AR due to the weather. This game has been rescheduled for Monday, May 20 at 10:00 am.
On Thurs, May 2, all HS juniors will spend the morning visiting an area college. Travel will be by bus. Parents,if you do not want your student to participate in this activity please send a note with them stating they are to remain on campus. Attendance will be taken
Seniors - last day to purchase Post Prom tickets is Thursday, May 2. Tickets are sold in the cafeteria during all lunch periods.
Advanced String Orchestra concert on Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 pm. in the auditorium.
Beginning String Orchestra concert on MONDAY, MAY 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
Emergency responders have swept and cleared all buildings at North Little Rock Middle School. They found the buildings to be safe. The safety and well being of our students and staff is always our top priority. EAST Night will still take place this evening.
This afternoon, there was a call made to North Little Rock Middle School 7/8 Grade Campus of a bomb threat. The entire school, including the 6th Grade Campus, immediately initiated its crisis response plan and evacuated the building within moments. All students and staff are safe. We will relay more information as it becomes available.
The district is aware of flooding in a number of areas. We ask that you use extreme caution as safety is top priority. Our transportation department is making sure students get to school safely, although there will be some delays. Tardies will be excused today as a result of the flooding. Thank you for understanding.
Congratulations to NLRHS Charging Wildcats DJ Smith and Tracy Steele who played in this weekend’s Real Deal in the Rock Tournament. The two, who play for the Arkansas Hawks, helped their team win the 16 and under championship. Both played key roles in getting their team to the championship game by scoring game-winning three-pointers over the Woodz Elite. Way to go, DJ and Tracy!
Congrats to Crestwood on winning the district’s elementary Math Wars! Competition was fierce with 5 teams in the 2nd tiebreaker for the day. After the final question, Crestwood’s Team One won and took home the traveling trophy. Congratulations to the following team members: Chloe Dial, Addison Hilliard, Team Captain J. D. Smith, Noah Heard, Jayden Riggin, Jalynn Brown, and Blaine Wood.
Eschool HAC will not be available starting Monday, 3/18 through Friday, 3/22 for mainentance statewide. This means parents will not be able to check grades, attendance, assignments, etc. during this time. Sorry for the inconvenience. Have a great Spring Break! School resumes on Monday, March 25.
Post Prom. 2019! We are thankful for those who answered the call of leadership and committed to volunteer for Post Prom! There are a few key spots to fill, many volunteers to recruit, and lots of money to raise, but Post Prom 2019 will happen! Details coming soon!
Fantastic job by the Ridge Road Elementary Student Council, who presented at tonight’s board meeting! They discussed all of the great things going on at their school to enhance student learning and achievement.
No school for students on Friday, March 15! #happyspringbreak
ATTENTION!! The softball and baseball games today between North Little Rock High and Little Rock Central High have been cancelled. A make-up date will be arranged.
ATTENTION! The B Team baseball games against Sylvan Hills at Burns Park scheduled for tonight have been cancelled.
Due to the rain, the varsity and junior varsity baseball games scheduled today at 5:00 against CAC at Burns Park has been cancelled.
Due to the weather, the Varsity Softball game against Sylvan Hills will start at 4:30 p.0.m today at Lady Cat Field. The JV game that was to be played after the Varsity game has been cancelled. Our Varsity Softball Team will play one game today starting at 4:30 pm.
NLRMS Sixth Grade Campus: Sandie Wells, Certified Employee of the Year; Amanda Carpenter, Classified Employee of the Year. NLRMS Seventh & Eighth Grade Campus: Patricia Loraditch, Certified Employee of the Year; Angela Clemons, Classified Employee of the Year. PTA Executive Board, Parents of the Year; Irrigation Project, PTA Project of the Year; and Elizabeth McMahan, Heroic Effort of the Year. Michael Clark is principal of the Sixth Grade Campus. Lee Tackett is principal of the Seventh & Eighth Grade Campus.
Crestwood Elementary: Taryn Christopher, Kim Douglass, and Lisa Hoggard, Certified Employees of the Year; Lakewood Cafeteria Staff, Classified Employees of the Year; Jessica O’Baugh, Parent of the Year; Night of Giving, Project of the Year; and Marc Gill, Heroic Effort of the Year. Sara Logan is principal of Lakewood.
Indian Hills Elementary: Michael Stell, Certified Employee of the Year; Shonda Stafford, Classified Employee of the Year; Shauna Hopkins, Parent of the Year; Grandparent’s Day at Indian Hills, PTA Project of the Year; and Maisha Jones, Heroic Effort of the Year. Shanda Coleman serves as principal at Indian Hills.
Boone Park Elementary: Kim Fonville, Certified Employee of the Year; Jamesetta Ballard, Classified Employee of the Year; Vickie Hendricks, Parent of the Year; Pennies for Patients Campaign, PTA Project of the Year; and Stacey Reynolds and Blue Yoga Nyla, Heroic Effort of the Year. Steve Orobona is the principal of Boone Park.
ATTENTION: The benefit soccer game tonight against LR Episcopal has been cancelled.
Students at North Little Rock Middle School participated in a door decorating contest as a way to learn about the contributions of Black Americans during Black History Month. WATCH: ------> https://tinyurl.com/y4han9hh
Attention all 5th graders!!! We are looking for new band students!! This Tuesday and Wednesday are the final 2 band nights to sign up for 6th grade band next year!! You MUST attend one of these nights to be in the 6th grade band for the 2019-2020 school year. Yay Band! What: Band sign-up nights for 5th graders When: February 19th and February 20th Where: NLRMS Large Auditorium Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm (it is come and go)
ATTENTION: All recreation centers in NLR will be closed Monday (2/18) for Presidents’ Day. The Boys & Girls Club’s Hamilton and Wetherington sites will also be closed Monday. No students will be dropped off at these locations. Please make other arrangements.
District Social Worker & Homeless Liaison Bobbie Riggins wants everyone to know these EAST Initiative/ FARM students from NLRMS were instrumental in helping them sort through boxes of donations provided by Feed the Children on Tuesday. It was a tall order, but these guys used their "muscle" to get the job done to serve our families. These service-minded students include the following: Noah Hankir, Alex Stafford, Mason Mulherin, Jalon McClendon, Michael Bryant, and Hudson Cameron.
The North Little Rock School District is in session on Monday, February 18! #GoCATS
Pre-K applications for the 2019-20 school year will be available at all schools that have Pre-K and on the district website beginning Monday, February 18. Pre-K should NOT register through GATEWAY.
All elementary schools will hold Kindergarten Round-Up on April 11, 2019 @ 1:30 . Incoming kindergarten students and their parents are welcome to attend at their zoned school. Online registration for all NEW students to the district will open on Monday, Feb. 18.
"As a school counselor, I want my students to know that staying focused and having a plan will help them accomplish their goals." --Gwen Leger, counselor at North Little Rock High School
"As a school counselor, I want my students to know that I will do every thing I can to help them reach their goals!" --Kendra Leirer, counselor at North Little Rock High School
Congratulations to the TSA (Technology Student Organization) at North Little Rock - Center of Excellence for doing exceptional at the TSA Delta STEM Challenge (Regional) at Arkansas State University The winners include the following: Technology Problem Solving - 2nd place Benjamin Mitchell and Kabrion Ervin Children's Stories - 2nd Place Morgan Ison, Hannah Munzberg, and Anastasia Aldridge Vex Robotics - Competed Adams Smith, Kabrion Ervin, and Tanner Wenger Flight Endurance - 2nd Place Xavier Taylor Music Production - 1st Place Lauren Motley, Joshua Martindale, Eulices Gomez, and Datayvious Flowers Video Game Production - 1st Place Christian Dominguez, Max Shellabarger, Bobby Jackson, Gabriel Garcia, and Morgan Ison TSA Overall Winner for High School North Little Rock-Center Of Excellence Thanks for representing NLRSD so well!
Busy day at NLRHS! We’re proud of our student athletes who participated in National Signing Day! They include Dwain Hunt, UCA; Samuel Taylor, Arkansas Tech; Tyler Day, Itawamba Community College (Miss.); Tyrese Francis, Arkansas Tech; Dontae Smith, Arkansas Tech; and Aaron Sanders, Culver Stockton College (Mo.). Their teammates Oscar Adaway and Drew Martin signed in December to Univ. of North Texas and Memphis, respectively.
If your child participated in the Extended Day Program at Pike View Early Childhood Center during 2018, your tax statement is ready for pick up at PVECC.
Congratulations, again, to Seventh Street's Gifted & Talented Class, who placed fourth in the Best Business Plan category in the Youth Entrepreneur Showcase. Their names are featured in Arkansas Money & Politics! https://amppob.com/youth-entrepreneur-winners-2019/
The North Little Rock School District will hold community meetings on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Ridge Road Elementary School and Monday, February 18, 2019 at Boone Park Elementary School. The meetings will begin at 5:30 pm.
Lakewood Elementary’s Student Council has been awarded $1,000 from Rainwater, Holt & Sexton for their Spirit of Arkansas Award. These students created “The Pantry” that provides food over the weekend and at night for students who are in need. Watch their story Sunday evening February 3 at 10:00 on Channel 7 KATV.
SITE CHANGE: eSTEM vs North Little Rock Gold 8th grade girls and boys basketball games will be played in the auxiliary gym at North Little Rock High School. The girls' game will start at 5:00 p.m., followed by the boys' game.
Congratulations to Senior Jiya Gilliam for enlisting in the Arkansas Army National Guard. Cadet Gilliam swore the oath of enlistment on 30 December 2018. Cadet Gilliam will leave for basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina on 15 May 2019. Upon completion of basic training she will attend her Advance Individual training at Fort Lee, Virginia where she will train to be a 92G - Culinary Specialist. Upon her graduation she will return to her home then begin college. Her college will be paid for by the Arkansas Army National Guard.
Tune in to watch HBO's "True Detective" this weekend, where you will see some familiar faces: Corbin Pitts, a 7th grader at North Little Rock Middle School, and Michael Klucher, a North Little Rock High School teacher and coach. Pitts' sister Grace, a North Little Rock High School sophomore, appears throughout the season, along with NLRHS alum Timothy Carr. The film features Academy Award/ Golden Globe winning actor Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff, and Carmen Ejogo. Corbin Pitts plays has a recurring role. Season 3 will begin on Sunday, January 13. Way to go!!! Photo courtesy: Christen Pitts
The NLRMS Family Involvement Committee recently hosted “Books and Bagels” at Laman Library. The morning started with breakfast and then moved into reading activites for younger attendees and community strengthening activities for older students. The committee looks forward to hosting more “Books & Bagels” sessions soon.
Remember, tonight’s conference game against LR Central will be played at LR Central. The JV boys’ game will start at 5p, followed by varsity girls’ and varsity boys’ games. See you there!
VENUE CHANGE! NLRHS vs LR Central on Friday, January 4 will be played at Central HS. The JV boys' game begins at 5 pm followed by the varsity girls' and varsity boys' games. The 2nd round conference game on Friday, February 1 will now be played at Charging Wildcat Arena.
School resumes for students on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Have a safe and happy New Year!
Varsity boys basketball games this week can be viewed at beachballclassic.com #GoCats
Children in Mrs. Lacy and Ms. Tiffany's class and Mrs. Amanda and Ms. Kim's class from Pike View ECC visited the residents at Lakewood Nursing Home to sing Christmas carols. They walked to the CAT bus stop at McCain and JFK with a police escort. Thanks to Officer D!! CAT let the students ride the city bus for free.
Football meeting! Jan 10 at 3:45pm on the D Tower Steps. You must be at this meeting to tryout. Tryouts will begin on Jan.14 at 7:20 am! You must have a current physical and consent form on file! Forms are in the Athletic Directors Office!
School board Vice President, Taniesha Richardson-Wiley, is the recipient of the Arkansas School Boards Association Boardsmanship Master Award for completion of 61 board training hours. Taniesha received the award today at the Arkansas School Boards Association Annual Conference luncheon in the Mariott Hotel Grand Ballroom in Little Rock. Congratulations!
The North Little Rock High School Theatre Arts Department will present “Holiday Highlights,” a holiday dance concert, on December 6th at 6:30 PM in the North Little Rock High School Performing Arts Center. The concert features performances by the NLRHS Dance Troupe and Theatre Dance I-IV classes. This will be the 42nd dance concert for the NLRHS Dance Program. The dance concert will include choreography by Christen Pitts (Director/Choreographer of the NLRHS Dance Program), Angel Hairston (NLRHS Alumni, Owner of Argenta Nutrition), Rico Sergent (Hip Hop artist and teacher at Shuffles and Ballet II/Dance Dynamics), Hannah Hagerman (NLRHS Alumni and member of the Untapped Professional Tap Company- Arkansas’ only professional tap company), Allison Stodola Wilson (Artistic Director of Shuffles and Ballet II), Jennifer Maddox (Director of Dance at Henderson State University), DeAnna Stanton (company member of Ballet Arkansas) and the NLRHS Theatre Dance IV students. Tickets are $6 for students/seniors and $8 for adults. Please contact Christen Pitts at 501-771-8100 or email@example.com for more information. - The NLRHS Dance Troupe is an extra-curricular dance company in which Speech, Drama, and Dance students are selected through an audition process. These dancers participate in dance workshops throughout the year and perform in two dance concerts. - Theatre Dance I-IV classes are classes offered to NLRHS students and they receive a fine arts credit for the course.
Thanks to a generous partnership with Net Generation, all K-5 students at Boone Park Elementary completed a 6 week introduction to tennis. For many students this was their first time holding a racquet, and by the end of the unit, 4th and 5th grade students were rallying across the net! They also studied tennis professionals such as Arthur Ashe and Serena Williams, and participated in a Q&A Skype session with a local tennis professional. It was a such a success in our Physical Education program, Coach McColey agreed to offer after-school tennis clinics for interested students in Spring 2019. Thank you, Net Generation for investing in our students!
The NLR Trap Team (grades 6-12) will have a MANDATORY parent meeting on Tues, Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm at Blue Rock Gun Club, 7800 Baucum Pike. Questions? Sally Pryor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congrats to NLRSD GT Facilitators - Elena Reyes-Lovins at Amboy Elemntary; Kay Adams at Meadow Park Elementary; and Amy Burks at Crestwood for receiving monies from Arkansas Securities Grant. These facilitators received money to purchase Chromebooks, charging carts, and registrations for the Stock Market Game for their students. Congrats!
TODAY!!!!! Adidas Hoopin 4 Hoodies at NLRHS 12:30 Watson Chapel vs Marianna 2:00 Benton vs Estem 3:30 Bryant vs Marion 5:00 Northside vs SW Christian 6:30 Central vs Mills 8:00 NLR vs Jacksonville
Shout out to our Lady Charging Wildcats! They defeated Parkview 85-44 in the 1st round of the Lady Wampus Cats Tourney. They take in LR Christian tomorrow at 7 pm in Conway. #catsrock
Today is National Parent Involvement Day! We are thankful to the parents who have volunteered at our schools, helped at events, or even read to classes. Research shows that parental involvement improves student achievement. If you aren't involved, there's still time to do so!
Attention! Admission for Friday's playoff game vs Ft. Smith Southside is $6.00. ONLY AAA passes are accepted. NLRSD satff badges can not be honored. All guests should enter through one of the ticket booths. #GoCATS
Good morning! We will start school at regular time. Have a great day!
The NLRSD is monitoring weather conditions and will make you aware of any changes. Thank you for your patience.
The NLRSD is monitoring weather conditions and will make you aware of any changes. Thank you for your patience.
NLRSD is proud of the Innovative Solutions for Educational Partnerships (ISEP) Grant Recipients: NLRSD School Health Services - Junior EpiPen Project; Seventh Street - Calming Room Project; Indian Hills - School Garden Project; and NLRMS Farm - Greenhouse Project. Through the NLRSD Office of Coordinated School Health, the District has been able to apply for these grants to aid staff in addressing student health and aid the schools in addressing the needs of the “whole child.” Thank you Laura McDowell, President of ISEP and ISEP affiliates for investing in our future!
Lakewood Kindergarten students enjoyed their study of owls. The two week study included a visit of owls from the zoo and the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission who shared information about burrowing owls. Students were real life scientist by dissecting owl pellets to find out what types of prey different owls ate.
DogTown Derby is this Saturday!!! 800 Main Street 9:30 to 12:30 or until we have a winner. Please come support the NLRMS EAST Initiative community project. Tommy's Grill will be there serving up some great breakfast and lunch items. Park at the Trolley/Farmer's Market area and walk over to the track. We are STUFFING THE TRUCK with dry cat and dog food to donate to the NLR Animal Shelter. Help us by bringing it to the derby and tossing it in the bed of the truck.
Volleyball girls advance to quarterfinals!! They plays Bentonville tomorrow at 3 pm! #goCATS
Tickets for Bryant vs NLRHS be sold: Central Office: Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm High School Cafeteria: during all lunches on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Tickets are $5.00 each for anyone 5 years old and older
Congratulations to Lindsey Hefner, science teacher at the COE. Ms. Hefner (right), received NLR Kiwanis Club's "Teacher of the Quarter". Ms. Hefner received the award for her many outstanding and dedicated accomplishments while educating the students at the Center of Excellence. Thank you Ms. Hefner for all that you do for our students and to NLR Kiwanis for recognizing great teachers.
The Book Express was recognized with the Innovative Community Development Award by the Arkansas Community Development Society. This award recognized the work of North Little Rock Community, Civic Organizations and the Church Community for the implementation of this literacy initiative for students. Thank you NLR for being such a wonderful partner of the school district and The Book Express.
The NLRSD Special Services Department cordially invites representatives from all private schools and homeschools within our district to attend the 2018 Child Find Information Meeting. This meeting will be held on October 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., and will be located at the NLRSD Administrative Annex, 2200 N. Poplar Street, room 206. Attendees will be consulted regarding special education services provided to students in private school and homeschool programs. Please call Dawnre Nooner or Jennifer Brown at (501) 771-8033 to RSVP or for more information.
Thank you First Tee of Central Arkansas and Coach Brad for bringing the game of golf to 7th Street. The school has received over $5000 worth of golf equipment to assist in implementing the First Tee Curriculum and any student from 7th Street may receive lessons free of charge with equipment supplied by First Tee. What an awesome opportunity for our students. #❤️golf #firstteeofcentralarkansas
NLRSD Central Office is temporarily closed due to an outside transformer blowing and no electricity. We will re-open as soon as possible.
Due to the potential of inclement weather tonight's varsity football game vs Central HS will begin at 6:30 pm. The game will be held at Charging Wildcat Stadium.
The regular School Board meeting has been moved from Thursday, September 20 to Thursday, September 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room.
The NLRMS Blue Volleyball game vs Henderson Middle School today has been cancelled. Henderson is unable to make the trip.
Center of Excellence parent-teacher conferences: Thurs, 9-20, 4pm-7pm & Fri, 9-21, from 8:30am-11:30am. Drop-in style. Contact COE if additional info is needed.
High school parent-teacher conferences: Thurs, 9-20, 4pm-7pm & Fri, 9-21, from 8:30am-11:30am. Drop-in style. Contact the HS if more information is needed.
Middle school parent-teacher conferences: Thurs, 9-20, 3:50pm-6:50pm & Fri, 9-21, from 8am-11am. Contact the middle school for additional info!
Elementary parent-teacher conferences: Thurs, 9-20, 3pm-6pm & Fri, 9-21, from 8am-11am. Contact your school for additional info!
These 5 NLRMS students have been given a scholarship to the Innovation Hub for the after school STEM/Art program! They will be able to choose from classes in 3D digital art/design, ceramics, screen printing, laser cutting, 3D printing, etc. The two pictured together are Skye Soto and Mariel Arredondo (7th graders) who began last year and are continuing. Next are the 6th graders- Sophia Nieto, Ethan Williams, and Devin Carroll.
Reminder! Still plenty of time to complete an application for the lunch program for students in grades 6 - 12! https://frapps.horizonsolana.com/welcome
The NLRMS Gold Volleyball game scheduled today against Pulaski Academy has been cancelled.
Check out the Crestwood Adventure Trail! Created by NLRSD's own Kelsey Coulter, OT, and Ashley Hanan, PT, the Crestwood Adventure Trail is fun way to incorporate sensory processing, movement and strengthening into the school environment to help facilitate a whole body learning experience for the students. https://youtu.be/j1A5FoPhbsU
7th grade boys basketball tryouts will be August 27 from 3:45-5:30 in the lower gym at the middle school. 8th grade boys basketball tryouts will be August 30 from 3:45-5:30 in the lower gym at the middle school. Students Must have a current physical and consent form on file.
Saturday morning, August 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 1p.m. The Book Express will be at Greek 4 Life celebrating Tax Free Weekend. The bus will be parked at the end of the old Toys R Us building. You will have the opportunity to visit the bus, register your student for school, receive school supplies from the NLR NAACP Chapter, complete forms for Free & Reduced Lunch and ask any questions about school you may have. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.
7/8th grade tryouts for girls basketball will be Monday August 20th in the upper gym at the middle school from 3:45-5:00. Must have a current physical and consent form to tryout. That should be both blue and gold.
The United Way Back to School Blitz is tomorrow. Craig O’Neal is going to be live Friday, August 3 during the 5-6 p.m. news hour at the McCain Walmart. Stop by and be a part of the celebration of supplies collected from the NLR Community to support our students.
LWE will have its Launch Night & Open House on August 9. Launch activities will be outside from 5:00-5:30. The school will open the doors at 5:30 for open house. Students are welcome to bring their supplies that night to be ready for Monday morning.
Elementary OPEN HOUSE, Aug 9 from 5:30 - 7 pm! #go20182019
Parents of 6th-12th graders take a moment to complete the meal application online: https://frapps.horizonsolana.com/NORL02
The NLRSD Board of Education cordially invites you to a WELCOME RECEPTION for Mr. Bobby Acklin, Interim Superintendent on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the NLRHS Performing Arts Center , 201 West 22nd Street
The registration gateway for both new and returning students will be available on Monday, July 2!!
The Early Childhood Office at Pike View will be open Monday-Thursday 8:00-2:00 to take Pre-K applications!
Help out our own Heather Rhodes and complete this Family Survey! She has an hour to get responses! https://goo.gl/forms/DZv9JSxBO0VmTAS32
Wednesday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m., the NLRSD along with United Health will hold a dedication ceremony to celebrate the implementation of the North Little Rock Academy Community Garden and United Health's generous donation. Invited guests include State Legislators, United Health officials, Dreambuilder staff, and former Razorback Quarterback Clint Stoerner, who will address the attendees.
NLRMS is in the middle of construction this summer. All administration and counselors will be located at NLRHS Tower D. Students who are attending summer school may enter from the parking lot in the back doors. The parking lot is where you park for high school football games and is located off Pershing between the Post Office and Police Department. Adults who need to come to the school will need to enter through the main entrance of the high school on 22nd Street. Phone number for the 6th grade campus is 771-8200. 7th/8th Campus is 771-8250.
Please post. The NLRHS walking track will be closed starting Thursday, May 10, at 8:00 a.m. and will re-open Saturday, May 12 at it’s regular time due to a school activity.
The NLRHS Track will be closed starting Tuesday, April 24 through Thursday, April 26 due to the 7A Conference Track Meet. Thank you for your understanding.
Interested in completing our stakeholder survey regarding selection of the new superintendent? Go to www.nlrsd.org Survey closes 5 pm on 4/13
Just a reminder - Meetings for giving input for the new NLR School District Superintendent are this week. See schedule below for you to select the meeting that is for you. You may attend a community meeting if the time for administrators, classified and certified don't work for you. If your schedule does not allow you to attend, go to www.nlrsd.org and click on the link of the front page titled, “INPUT FOR NEW SUPERINTENDENT”. You will have the opportunity to answer the survey questions beginning April 9 at 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. on April 13 All meetings will be held at NLRMS Mini-Auditorium. Administrators: Monday, April 9, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Classified Employees: Tuesday, April 10, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Certified Employees: Tuesday, April 10, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Classified Employees: Wednesday, April 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Community: Monday, April 9, 6:00 -7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Please send your nomination for NLR Teacher of the Year-SECONDARY Level, to Sherri Pettit (email@example.com) no later than Monday , April 16, 2018. The Teacher of the Year search is not for the best teacher, but one who exemplifies the finest in the profession. Many qualifications will be considered, but the most important one is the ability to inspire and engage students of all backgrounds and abilities.
Students are out of school on Fri, March 16. Teachers will be attending Professional Development on that day. Spring Break is the following week, March 19-23. School resumes on Mon, March 26.
Tickets for the remaining Little Mermaid performances are still available at the box offce.
It’s the final day of the State 7A State Basketball Tournament at NLRHS Arena. It will be a great day for basketball!! The NLR Girls will play at 12 noon against Central. The NLR Boys will play at 7:30 pm against Springdale Har-ber. There are 2 sessions - afternoon and evening. Cost is $6. The AAA requires the gym to be cleared between the sessions. You will have to pay for each. Game sponsor today for all 4 games is Crain Automotive Team. The Hospitality Room food is being provided by: Count Porkula Slim Chicken Lindsey’s Hospitality House Corky’s BBQ It’s been a great week for the City of NLR! What a pleasure it has been to share with so many visitors the awesomeness of our school and community. Thanks everyone!
The 2nd day of the 7A State Basketball Tournament was filled with exciting games. Congrats to the Lady Charging Wildcats on their win. The Boys will take the court today at 5:30pm. Game sponsors for today are: Taggert Architects Edward Jones Investments, John Drake Russell Chevrolet NLR Convention & Visitors Bureau The Hospitality Room will be serving food from: American Pie Pizza Hideaway Pizza Marco’s Papa John’s Little Caesar’s Sonja Miller Zaffino’s Olive Garden The tournament would not be a success without all of our great volunteers and community support. Thanks NLR!!!
Summer opportunity for children who enjoy writing! http://ualr.edu/rhetoric/little-rock-writing-project/young-writers-camp/
The 22nd Street parking lot in front of the school will be closed Wed, Thurs, & Fri from 11 am to 3 pm to facilitate State Tournament activities & parent drop-off and pickup.
The North Little Rock School District is in session on Friday, February 23.
The NLRSD is OPEN tomorrow along with the Little Rock School District! PCSSD is closed due to flooding along rural bus routes.
The source of this morning's threatening social media post has been located. The NLRPD are handling the source. The District & NLRPD will continue to work diligently for the safety of our students & staff.
The North Little Rock Police Department is aware of continued social media posts in regards to the safety of our students and staff. The District, along with the NLR Police Department are aware and taking all comments seriously. The NLR Police Department is investigating all posts. The NLRPD has increased their presences in the neighborhoods of all schools. Our students and staffs safety is of upmost importance. Please know we are working on this and taking it all seriously.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled this week; Thursday, February 15 following school and in the morning on Friday, February 16. Check with your student’s school for specific times. Students WILL NOT attend school on Friday. Enjoy your 3 day weekend.
Join the NLRSD and wear RED Friday, February 2 in honor of National Wear Red Day in support of heart disease awareness. #wearredday #heartdiseaseawareness
If you had a child at Pike View during the 16-17 school year and paid for extended day services during 2016, your tax statement is ready in the Pike View Office.
Congrats to Dawn McLain, NLRMS 6th grade teacher who was named the Milken Educator Award. “Great teachers like Dawn McLain prove every day that education is the best investment America can make”, said Co-Founder Mike Mullen. Ms. McLain was honored with a $25,000 check and represents all educators across the world as this year’s winner. Congrats!!!
Congratulations to this year's NLR Logo Trademark Grant Winners. Funds for these grants are through the purchase of NLR gear throughout the year. We appreciate the community supporting this endeavor. Winners: Brenda Warner - 7th Street PreK - Outdoor Space Missy Jaros - Boone Park Elementary - Cooking Lessons in Kindergarten Patrick Bruce - NLR Academy - Electric Lessons Tracy Childers - NLRMS - Current Events to Critical Thinking Dawn McLain - NLRMS -Virtual Viewers Shanon Neumeier - NLRMS - Repurpose the Costume Room in Auditorium Brandi Hanson - NLRMS - Virtual Viewers GT Teachers - Amboy, 7th Street, Lakewood and Ridge Road - Quest Olympics Heather Rhodes-Newburn, Angie Colclasure - Central Office - Literacy Bus Fine Arts Teachers - Crestwood Elementary - The Lion King script Gina Barrett - Lakewood Elementary - Percussion instruments
Like this one better Due to icy side roads, the NLRSD is closed Wednesday, January 17 for all students and employees not on a 12 month contract. Twelve month employees should report at 9:00 a.m.
All NLRSD campuses and offices will be closed Tuesday, January 16 due to inclement weather. Stay safe and stay warm!
NLRSD Elementary Basketball League has kicked off for another fun season. Games are played on Saturday in the Auxiliary and Main Gym on NLRHS campus. Come enjoy the fun now through March 3. Schedules may be found under the Parent Tab on the District Website, www.nlrsd.org
Ridge Road celebrated their athletic teams tonight. Members of the Elementary League Football and Volleyball teams were recognized and the basketball team showed their skills in advance of the league play starting Saturday. Special thanks to John Drake, Edward Jones Investments, for being a great Business Partner and purchasing the wolf costume for their mascot.
School IS IN session today!!! Come join us!!
Students at Boone Park have tennis shoes to participate in PE Class and sports due to the generous donations received from the community. A special thanks to NLR Athletic Club and Bluebird Sports Complex who donated several pairs. There will be NO students unable to participate because they don’t have tennis shoes! ⚽️🏀🏈⚾️ THANK YOU!!!
School’s out, but K-6th grade students can celebrate the MLK holiday on January 15th with with a day of theatre activities hosted by Education at The Rep! Learn more about MLK Day Camp at The Rep and register online today by visiting http://www.therep.org/education/day-camps/. Need-based scholarships are available upon application. #RepEducation #ArkansasRep
The Angel Tree sleigh unloaded at Seventh Street! The 7th Street Pre-K Family Specialist partnered with Ms. Karen’s Dance Studio to place an Angel Tree with Christmas wishes of 24 Pre-K children and their siblings. Gifts were purchased for a total of 52 children ages 6 months - 12 yrs. A big thanks to Ms. Karen's Dance Studio, friends, and family for making a difference for 52 of our children! Merry Christmas!
Have a happy and safe holiday break! School resumes for students on January 3, 2018!
NLRMS 8th grade basketball girls beat Benton 42-15. Congrats girls!!!
NLRMS 8th grade girls are entering the 4th quarter leading Benton 38-11.
Halftime score - NLRMS 31 Benton 6. Great job 8th grade girls!!!
No school next week! Enjoy the holiday break!
Welcome to Cindy Temple, newest NLRSD Board Member. The Pulaski County Quorum Court appointed her to the vacant position for Zone 5.
Representative French Hill of Arkansas and Representative Virginia Foxx of North Carolina toured NLR High School's new conversion charter - the Center of Excellence. Foxx, chair of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce was interested in seeing firsthand the roles that community, college and industry partnerships are playing in the COE.
WONDERFUL documentary project created by NLRMS EAST students Samantha Korycki & Mandeep Kaur in honor of Veteran's Day. https://youtu.be/GiHadfAipPw
North Little Rock High School received a bomb threat at approximately 3:02pm. The building has been evacuated. Students and staff will not re-enter the building until it has been cleared by Emergency Responders. Dismissal will be at the regular time.
Kindergarten students at Amboy Elementary in Mrs. Dellinger's class created spooky castles. Students learned about 2 and 3D shapes, working as a group, and writing about their projects. Students presented their creations and findings to their family members. One creation had an elevator and garage. What a fun learning project!
Recently, the North Little Rock Board of Education selected Hannah Chambers to fill the vacated Zone 5 member's position. As part of this process, the Board sought legal advice from the Arkansas School Board Association, in accordance with previous circumstances similar to this situation. After seeking further clarification, the Arkansas School Board Association determined their previous stance was incorrect and advised the North Little Rock Board of Education to rescind their selection of Hannah Chambers. Immediately upon notification from legal counsel, the North Little Rock Board of Education called a meeting and rescinded their selection and will begin the Zone 5 selection process as outlined in the Arkansas Educational Statute 6-13-611 section (c). The North Little Rock Board of Education received an apology from the Arkansas State Board Association for giving inaccurate information in regards to the appointment and zone residence.
Public Records Announcement Beginning June 1, 2018, the North Little Rock School District Special Services department will destroy special education records that are six (6) years old. According to State and Federal guidelines, special education records will be destroyed within six (6) years after the student leaves the program. If your child was receiving special education services during the 2011-2012 school year, you have the right to review and request copies of these records before they are destroyed. Your child also has the right to review and request these records if he/she is eighteen (18) years of age or older. If you have any questions, please contact the North Little Rock School District Special Services Department at (501) 771-8033. THESE RECORDS ARE NOT PERMANENT SCHOOL RECORDS. THEY ARE ONLY SPECIAL EDUCATION DUE PROCESS FORMS AND EVALUATION DATA.
October is National Physical Therapy Month. The North Little Rock School District is proud of our team of highly skilled Physical Therapists: Linda Collier, Jan Collins, Ashley Hanan, DeAnn Roach, and Alicia Yarbrough. These PTs work tirelessly on behalf of our students to assist them in accessing and benefiting from their World Class education. The services these professionals provide also benefit the students' quality of life. We greatly appreciate all our Physical Therapists do for our students.
NLR Academy students participated in a mock CSI Investigation at UALR. The students walked through a mock crime scene where they gathered evidence, sampled results from a “lab”, interviewed suspects, and used sharp reasoning, observation, and critical thinking skills to determine the culprit! The students had a great time.
The NLR Police Department have given an all clear to the NLRMS building after determining there was no truth to the bomb threat. Students and staff have returned to the building to finish the school day. Normal dismissal at regular time.
At 2:20 pm the NLRMS received a bomb threat. All students and staff have been evacuated from the building. NLR Police are on site. We will share more details as they become available. ALL students and staff are safe.
6th grade lead teachers, COE teachers, Dr. Beth Shumate and Michael Clark led the session "Introduction to Personalized Learning" at the Arkansas Public Resource Center's fall conference. The session continues today as participants visit the schools and see our students and staff in action.