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Principal Assignments for 2017-18 School Year

The Little Rock School District is pleased to announce the following selections for high school principal at school sites listed below:

LRSD’s Planned Capital Improvement Projects with Second-Lien Loan/7-23-17

June 23, 2017 - The Little Rock School District plans to move forward on the construction of a new high school located in southwest Little Rock, off Mabelvale Pike Road and Richsmith Lane. The District will utilize second lien bond financing that will generate $90 million in construction funds. The District plans to use $55-60 million of these funds to assist in the construction of the new high school. The remaining funds will be designated for capital improvements, including roofs, HVAC upgrades, and security enhancements. Click here to see the list of projects.  The following should be noted about this capital improvement plan:

LRCH's Dr. Beth Maris Named LRSD Teacher of the Year

May9, 2017 - Congratulations to Dr. Beth Maris, Little Rock Central High School, selected as Little Rock School District Teacher of the Year/Dr. Marian G. Lacey Educator of the Year during Monday night's annual Crystal Awards gala.

ACT Readiness Program June 7 -27, 2017

The LRSD will offer the ACT Readiness Program this summer to help students improve their ACT scores. This free program has helped hundreds of LRSD Students. The program targets rising 10th and 11th grade students. Rising 9th grade students may also attend if they have completed Geometry.  Test score Reports must be attached to the application. 

The course will be taught at Parkview Magnet High School, located at 2501 John Barrow Road,  June 7 -27, 2017. Transportation is not provided with this program. The deadline to apply is May 30, 2017.

Click on this link for more ACT information

LRSD Lemonade War Starts Friday April 28th!

Many of us remember that special feeling of having our parents, older siblings or teachers read to us.  As part of its One District One Book effort, the Little Rock School District is highlighting reading, tying it to a lesson in financial literacy.  Beginning Friday, April 28, all 13,000 plus LRSD K-5 students will be enjoying the same book, The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies.  The book focuses on a brother and sister whose sibling rivalry pits them against each other in a little friendly competition to see who can outdo the other in a lemonade war.  To help us launch this district-wide initiative, we have enlisted the help of some celebrity readers.  They are lending their voices to this powerful movement supporting reading.  Click on the links below this article to hear from our celebrity readers.

(A Spanish version of The Lemonade War videos will be uploaded soon.)

The kick-off on Friday will feature simultaneous assemblies at each elementary school with LRSD Superintendent Mike Poore sharing a video message to students and teachers.  Parents are encouraged to join their students during this month-long effort by reading the book with them in the evenings and on weekends.  Research indicates that “children who are read to learn to read more easily and become better readers. Literacy skills provide the basis for a lifetime of learning and productivity.”    

Parents are also encouraged to make their own “Lemonade War” videos and take photos, uploading them to Facebook and/or Twitter, using the hashtag #LRSD1District1Book  (with lemon emoji – no space - at the end of the hastag).  Facebook fans and Twitter followers will then be asked to vote on their favorite photo/video.   The winning entry will be recognized from the stage during the closing Lemonade War celebration on the lawn of the Clinton Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, May 20.  More information about the closing celebration will shared in a separate post.

A comment section can also be found to the right of this page where you may ask questions, leave messages, and share stories about your family’s participation in The Lemonade War.  


Lemonade War Videos

“The Lemonade War” Introduction with Superintendent Mike Poore from Little Rock School District on Vimeo.

Please click on this link to see all the "Lemonade War" videos.

ACC Graduation and Home-school Graduation



ACC Awards Program is May 12th at 10am in the Metro Activity Center

ACC Graduation Ceremony is May 16th at 6:00pm in the Metro Activity Center

**Students within 2 credits may participate in the ACC Graduation Ceremony

*Names of students who are within 1 credit, will be sent to the Home-schools on May 1st

LRSD Seeks Additional Proposals for Re-purposingTwo Campuses Slated for Closing

April 25, 2017 - The Little Rock School District (LRSD) has decided to re-open the process for soliciting offers to re-purpose Franklin and Woodruff properties. The decision to extend the opportunity for offers is a result of conversations between community members and LRSD, as well as the administration's knowledge of timelines that allow the District greater flexibility in re-purposing the sites. LRSD will accept new proposals and will continue to consider proposals that have already been submitted.


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