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Threat Investigation at Arkansas High School

Texarkana, AR- On Friday, April 27, 2018, at 11:00 am Texarkana Arkansas Police Department responded to 1600 Jefferson Ave, TASD Arkansas High School, in reference to a threat report. Upon arrival, contact was made with TASD School Security who reported receiving information of a 17 yoa juvenile who had made a recent threat of a school shooting. During the time of the report, TASD Security advised police of receiving additional information that the suspect juvenile was possibly on campus. TAPD immediately began to search for the juvenile and located him at his place of residence. This investigation is ongoing by the Threat Intelligence Detective. TAPD would like to encourage anyone who has any information to call 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP. Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice. Continue Reading →

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Arkansas High Redline to Sponsor Dance Clinic

Texarkana, AR- The Arkansas High School Redline will sponsor a “Redline Mini-Clinic” on Saturday, January 13, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost for pre-registration is $25 by January 12. On the day of the clinic, the cost will be $30. The dance clinic is open to girls from grades K-8 and is designed to be an introduction to the Razorback Redline Drill Team. Participants will learn dance steps, dance techniques and learn a dance to be performed at an Arkansas High basketball game. Check-in for the clinic will start at 8:45 a.m. at the Arkansas High Gym. Girls should wear shorts or leggings, T-Shirt, and tennis shoes. Participants will receive a T-Shirt to be worn the night of their performance. All questions or inquiries should be sent to the Redline Coach at Christy.Waid@TASD7.net

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See You at the Pole – 2017 Arkansas High

Texarkana, AR – A chorus of prayers around the nation were heard in heaven on September 27, at 7:30 in the morning. If you happened to drive past Arkansas High School at this time, you would have seen a massive group of students in a circle praying together: praying for their school, their families, their friends, and their struggles. This national event is called See You at the Pole which brings students, teachers, and community members together to recognize the power of prayer. At Arkansas High, the event began with junior Alyssa Smith, a member of the FCS Leadership Team, reading Hebrews 12:2, since the theme this year was Fix Your Eyes. Hebrews 12:2 says, “fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. Continue Reading →

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See You at the Pole September 27 at Arkansas High

Texarkana, USA- For years prayer was a part of our public school systems across the nation until the age of forced separations became the norm. Although nobody was made to pray, eventually courts caused the schools to pull prayer from their daily routines. At that time, prayer in the schools became “A moment of silence”. Students were encouraged to reflect on their upcoming day, think about assignments, meditate or just pray if they wished to do so. Then even the moment of silence was almost completely removed from the schools. Continue Reading →

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Arkansas High AP Students Receive Accolades for Hard Work

Texarkana, AR-$14,300 was handed out to an excited group of Arkansas High AP Students this morning at the Red Wall as a reward for high testing, hard work, and dedication to their education process. Arkansas High is one of 650 high schools across the nation to participate in the AP Capstone Diploma program, and it is one of only 9 in the state of Arkansas. The AP Capstone program includes “AP Seminar” and “AP Research” courses and allows students to expand their preparations for college and academic excellence. AP Scholars receive college credit and are recognized by college boards. The funds for the award comes from a combination of state funding and school funding. At Arkansas High there have been 313 AP students. These students have taken 578 AP exams. The school offers 21 AP courses, and there are 19 AP scholars recognized by the college board. The group has grown from around 60 last year, to a recognized 87 this year. Arkansas High holds the distinction of being recognized by U.S. News and World Report this year as the having the “Highest College Readiness Index in the City of Texarkana and Texarkana area”. Continue Reading →

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National Honor Society of Arkansas High Welcomes New Members

Texarkana, AR – The Arkansas High Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed new members at a ceremony Thursday evening at the Red Wall on the high school campus. Current officers, President Taylor Sexton, Vice-President Mary Cook, Secretary Kelsi Petross, and Treasurer Claire Fowler, presented information about the society and offered the welcoming to the new members. New members signed the membership book and participated in the candle lighting ceremony. Afterwards, friends, family and the new members enjoyed a brief social time at the Red Wall. New Members:

Seniors: Tyler Dawson, Markayla Gulley, and Kayla Morrow

Juniors: Harley Brock, Brittany Kelley, and Katelyn Todd

Sophomores: Cecile Barnes, Tamara Biddle, Brittany Bolden, Peyton Brown, Hannah Chapman, Mica Chesshir, Reese Chesshir, Madison Colbert, Taylor Gamble, David Gustafson, Marion Haggard, Carson Holder, Kaleb Manley, Hannah Massey, Cole Mitchell, Amy Claire Mugno, Rachel Mullino, Bryan Nguyen, Kaitlyn Oliver, Sydnee Pritchett, Alyssa Smith, Madison Stanley, Savanna Thomas, Haylie Tipton, Kaylie Tipton, Alison Westbrook, and Savanna Young

The National Honor Society sets membership requirements that may be exceeded or expanded by each chapter. From the website, National Honor Society, minimum membership requirements are as follows:

Scholarship
Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 85, B, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standard of excellence. (Each school chapter is allowed to require a higher cumulative GPA.)
Service
This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation. Leadership
Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others. Continue Reading →

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Arkansas High School Host Million Women Mentors’ Launch

Texarkana, AR-The Texarkana Area Million Women Mentors will launch on Dec. 12th at Arkansas High School. The event will be from 10-11am and held at the “Red Wall.” Texarkana Leadership, Stem Industry Leadership, and any organization involved with youth is encouraged to attend. Everyone is welcome to attend and attendees are under no obligation to sign up as a mentors It should also be noted that attendees do not have to be women. The launch is essentially an informational and inspiring message for our community. The keynote speaker for the event will be Arkansas Lt. Governor Tim Griffin. Continue Reading →

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Arkansas High Calls The Hogs For Dalton Jaquess

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Texarkana, AR – The Arkansas High Razorbacks called the hogs Friday night before the game in honor of Dalton Jaquess one last time. Green balloons were released at the stadium and Dalton’s family was present. It was one of the last events to celebrate the life of the 18-year-old young man who pulled a community together in prayer and friendship. As one man put it earlier in the week, “It will be a long time before green is associated with anything other than Dalton in this town.” Continue Reading →

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Governor Hutchinson To Visit Arkansas High Today

Texarkana, AR. Governor Asa Hutchinson will visit Texarkana this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. The Governor will be in town to honor AP (Advanced Placement) students at Arkansas High. AP students at Arkansas High earn college credits while in high school by taking advanced classes in various subjects. The ceremony will be held at the “Red Wall” in the new building on the campus. Those planning to attend are encouraged to arrive early to ensure parking and seating for the event. Continue Reading →

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