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Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 11:20 AM

The Jackson County School District received its annual school report card grade, with the whole district receiving a B. The Swifton Middle School received a D last year; however, it improved to a B this year.  This campus received a grant in the amount of $18,000 for reward for their growth.  The Tuckerman High School and Elementary School received A's last year; however, with the difficulty of the PARCC testing, a B still shows success and growth. While only ten schools...

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 9:59 AM

Newport School District held their monthly meeting on April

Updated Apr 26, 2016 at 10:55 AM

Eight Arkansas State University-Newport students earned recognition, including five gold medals and one first place blue ribbon, at the Arkansas SkillsUSA competition held earlier this month at the Hot Springs Convention Center. 

Updated Apr 12, 2016 at 10:45 AM

The Newport High School Agricultural Department continues to grow in size and students participating. Currently, the Plant Science class consisting of roughly 12 students, two of which are seniors, have a greenhouse full of plants for...

Updated Apr 6, 2016 at 9:28 AM

As part of the Farm Bureau "Ag in the Classroom", Ms. Carey Robertson of CWC Farms visited Mrs. Denise Haigwood's Kindergarten (NES) and Ms. Amanda Reeves Kindergarten (THS) to allow the students to witness the hatching of ducks.

Updated Apr 6, 2016 at 9:12 AM

Two Arkansas State University-Newport Practical Nursing students brought home trophies from the Arkansas Practical Nurses Association Skills Competition

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