December 18, 2014
A total of 129 FSPS junior high students will represent the District in the 2014-2015 All-Region Band. Band members from all four junior high schools earned seats after competing with hundreds of other students in the area. The students will participate in the All-Region Clinic and Concert to be held at Northside High School in January.
November 25, 2014
114 students at Southside High School have earned AP Scholar
Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.
November 21, 2014
Three FSPS teachers won 2014 Bessie B. Moore Awards for their outstanding incorporation of economic projects into their lesson planning. Tracy Floyd and Kristina Thrift – both first grade teachers at Woods Elementary School – won in the Newcomer Category, and Kathryn Robinson – English teacher at Chaffin Junior High School – won in the Veteran Category. These three FSPS teachers were among 13 Arkansas educators recognized by the organization at a gala luncheon on November 13 at the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock.