Central Thespians Receive Superior Ratings

Congratulations to the following members of LRCH Troupe 6418 of the International Thespian Society who received numerous awards at the State Thespian Festival.  The troupe is under the direction of Melinda Beith assisted by Kimberly Dade.

The Laramie Project received all Superior ratings and was one of eight plays selected to showcase at the festival as an outstanding production.

LRSD's Superintendent and Faculty Face McClellan Student Athletes in Charity Basketball Game

In his first challenge on the hard wood, Little Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Dexter Suggs will lead a team of faculty basketball players against McClellan High School student athletes in a charity benefit game at McClellan, 9417 Geyer Springs, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. in the gymnasium.  

 

McClellan High School's marketing organization, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), was attempting to raise $200 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), which is DECA's national community service project. However, ticket sales have already exceeded the campus organization's original goal. Picture: McClellan Lions in Strategy Session

Hall High Students "Act Well Their Parts"

The following students in the Hall High School International Thespian Society Troupe #7862 Drama Honor Society under the direction of Helen L. Strickland received numerous honors and recognition at the Arkansas Thespian Festival at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway, Arkansas on January 23-25, 2014.

Elementary Report Card Changes

In an effort to encourage the use of technology and provide a comprehensive look at their student’s records, parents of LRSD elementary students are able to access their child’s academic progress electronically.  The reporting process and period for elementary and secondary schools is now the same (made available January 21, 2014).

However, no actual report cards will be generated at the elementary level.  Parents who wish to receive an actual report card that will look like the one below, should contact their child’s school.

20 LRSD Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Twenty  teachers in the Little Rock School District have accomplished the highest level of certification they can achieve, National Board Certification. The certification process is rigorous, takes several years to complete and requires multiple forms of evaluation.

Forest Heights K-8 STEM Academy to Move Forward

On Thursday, January 9 during a Special Board Meeting the Little Rock School District Board of Directors approved in a 4-3 vote the proposed Forest Heights K-8 STEM Academy. More information will be made available soon.

How to Report Bullying

Bullying of any type has no place in a school setting. To encourage a bully-free learning environment in all LRSD schools, administrators have completed comprehensive anti-bullying training to help them better identify issues relating to bullying and to provide tools to support both the student who is bullied and the student who is doing the bullying. LRSD has enhanced monitoring and visibility plans on each campus and provided symbolic anti-bullying stickers for each campus.

LRSD offers a number of different ways to report bullying:
• Students/Parents should contact the Principal/Building Administrator, or
• Call the LRSD Bullying Tip Line: (501) 251-1636, or
• Use the Tip line feature of the LRSD ParentLink app.  You may download the app at no charge from Google Play, the Amazon App Store or iTunes.

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