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Choose your school's mascot to explore Career Development activities available to you!

  • April 11 & 12, 2017 - Chaffin and Darby 8th grade Career Development will visit UAFS and WATC campus.
  • April 18 & 19, 2017 - Kimmons and Ramsey 8th grade Career Development will visit UAFS and WATC campus.
  • May 19, 2017   Zonta Career Fair - Darby Jr High -May
  • May 11, 2017   GRIT  Career Fair - Kimmons Junior High      
  • November 7, 2017 - iCan Career Expo for 9th grade students at the FS Convention Center. 
  • TBA - Teacher workshop this summer! Connecting Education to Careers - We are tentatively scheduled to visit the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine and the 188th Fighter Wing.

Career and Technical Education

Programs of Study

Students can participate in classes that will help them to develop specific career skills. They can earn a certification in these areas and are awarded graduation cords for their completion. We encourage all students to participate in one or more of these programs as they prepare for college and career. 

  • Accounting
  • Business 
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Insurance and Investments
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mobile Applications
  • Office Administration
  • Programming
  • Photography
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Construction Technology
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Social Media and Communications
  • Teaching K-12
  • Television Production




Students should register for the ACT College Admissions Exam as soon as they are ready upon entering the 9th grade. The College and Career Readiness Program will help students to prepare for this exam. Students who are eligible could receive the exam for free; see your school counselor for more details.


ACT Prep

The College and Career Readiness Program is available to all FSPS students in 9-12 grade. The student must be registered for the ACT and then sign up for the free class by click here. During these study sessions, students receive free materials for studying for the ACT exam, participate in career exploration activities, listen to guest speakers, and visit a college campus.




Tasseltime is another great resource for both students and parents. The login information is available in the counseling office or media center of each school. 


Western Arkansas Technical Center is another way for students to become college and career ready by taking career specific courses. The WATC classes are free and allow students to take college credited courses while still in high school. 

Our goal as Career Development Facilitators is to support all students in their efforts to be college and career ready. We encourage students to participate in classes that support their interests, strengths, and career goals.

Amye Chambers – Darby and Chaffin 

Stephanie Freeman – Ramsey and Kimmons  

ACT Prep

Mary's Tips & Tricks

Daniel & Jeff's Tech Resources

District Resources

Chrome Resources

Art Resources

Safe Room Information

Follow this link to locate the safe room nearest you.

Click here to view tornado safe room guidelines.

Board of Education

School Board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Service Center Auditorium, located in Building B of the Service Center Complex, 3205 Jenny Lind Road. The meetings are open to the public.

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