7-31 New Teacher Induction
8-7 PIE Planning Conference
8-11 Teachers Report - Professional Development
8-12 Professional Development
8-15 Classroom Preparation

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Social Skill of the Week

Appropriate Voice Tone

1. Listen to the level of the voices around you.

2. Change your voice tone to match.

3. Watch and listen for visual or verbal cues and adjust your voice as needed.



Belle Point Center

The Belle Point Center offers educational choices that encourage and support the development of students whose educational needs are not being met in traditional programs.

Belle Point seeks to accommodate the unique learning styles of students and to focus upon the academic development of each one by providing a positive and safe learning environment.  In addition, Belle Point is designed to assist students in development of social skills needed to be successful in school and in society.  

Admission to Belle Point Center by Referral Only

Director, Maria K. Arnold, 

School Counselor, Kathryn McDaniel,

School Registrar, Becky Burton,

Instructional Facilitator, Susan Holder,

Belle Point Alternative Center is located at:

1501 Dodson Avenue

Fort Smith, AR 72901

Phone: 479-783-7034

Fax: 479-784-8161

Program to Assist Suspended Students (PASS Program): 479-784-8146



Belle Point: Where all students can succeed!




Belle Point Cake Walk

The very first Belle Point Cake Walk was a huge success. Those that attended were sure glad they did because they each left with arm loads of cakes and cupcakes.  Some were even lucky enough to win prizes including TV's!  You certainly don't want to ever miss one of the exciting events that take place at Belle Point! 


 Sixth Annual Belle Point Classic Held at First Tee

The sixth annual Belle Point Classic was held at First Tee on Friday, May 2, 2014.  The nine students who participated were Damien Aguilar, Larry Cousar, David Bell, Jordan Pepper, Billy Mayo, Maci Weir, Abbey Starkweather, Baldomero Galinda, Admad Robinson.  Adults from Belle Point and Cooper Clinic played with each student.  Afterwards they enjoyed pizza, cokes and cookie cake.  The following businesses provided much appreciated support for the tournament:  Walmart on Zero, Sams Club, Village Inn, Houndstooth, Candy Craze, The Great American Cookie Company, Pink Flamingo, Kopper Kettle, Golf Nut, Sweet Bay Coffee, Office Depot, Harps, Medisave, Chick-Fil-A, Razorback Pizza, Calico County, Cooper Clinic, First Tee, and Belle Point PTA.

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