The latest cost estimates for Career and Technical Education buildings in the Huntsville School District are more than $500,000 higher than earlier this year. The higher costs are “part of a process,” according to construction officials who met with local board members last week.
In preparation for the 92nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, members of the St. Paul FFA have been doing a variety of fundraising activities.
Construction of Career and Technical Education buildings in Huntsville and St. Paul could get started by the end of this year, though they will not be in the original locations as planned.
The Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education released its numerical scores and corresponding annual A-to-F school letter grades last week, including report cards for the county’s schools.
Former Huntsville School District Assistant Superintendent Cheryl Gall was never informed why the Huntsville School Board voted to send her home with pay, effectively buying out her contract for the rest of school year. And Gall stated, through her attorney, that she wants to “abide by the t…
After a week of revelations concerning text messages exchanged between opposing teams’ football coaches in which a former Huntsville High School head football coach, Randy Barnhill, exchanged information about football plays and signals with Elkins’ Head Football Coach Bryan Hutson, the Hunt…
A meeting in which architectural plans for the Huntsville School District Career and Technical Education facilities at Huntsville and St. Paul campuses were presented to three members of the Huntsville School Board, the Huntsville School District superintendent as well as other community lea…
Assistant Superintendent of the Huntsville School District Cheryl Gall was relieved of her duties by a 5-0 vote of the Huntsville School District Board at a special-called board meeting Sept. 25. The board voted to buy out Gall’s contract.
Dean of students at Huntsville High School Randy Barnhill on Tuesday morning was seen being escorted from the high school by a school resource officer and a Madison County sheriff’s deputy.
Huntsville native Steve Smith, a former professor of communication at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, has been awarded the Wallace A. Bacon Lifetime Teaching Excellence Award by the National Communication Association, which recognizes outstanding teaching and celebrates a long-te…
Huntsville school officials are still hopeful that volleyball home games won’t have to be canceled due to the installation of air conditioning in the Charles H. Berry Gymnasium.
Students returned to their classrooms for the 2019-20 school year last week, and Huntsville officials said there’s been a fairly large increase in enrollment already.
Students and parents enter the halls at the Kingston campus Tuesday morning. The campus was the first in the county to return students to the classroom for the fall semester. Students in Huntsville and St. Paul were scheduled to return to school on Wednesday. For coverage from the first day …
The Huntsville Area Chamber of Commerce and participating local businesses welcomed Huntsville School District faculty and staff back for the 2019-20 school year last Wednesday, Aug. 7, during the chamber’s annual teacher’s fair. Students return to school this Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The Huntsville School Board voted on Monday to allow Superintendent Dennis Fisher to pursue talks toward the purchase of a lot adjacent to the St. Paul School.
The Huntsville School District and the Northark Adult Education Program are offering parents a chance to learn alongside their children.
For teachers, summer is generally a time to recharge, to take a couple months away from the classroom and plan for the next school year. But for the staff of the Huntsville School District’s technology department, summer is the busiest time of the year.
The Huntsville School Board voted last Thursday in favor of the recommended 2019-20 handbooks, which had omitted a previous proposal to reduce the number of graduating valedictorians to a single student.
The Huntsville School Board approved the hiring of Cheryl Gall to serve as the district’s assistant superintendent at its monthly meeting Monday.
Huntsville Superintendent Tammi Davis will leave the district at the end of the month after accepting a job with the Arkansas Department of Education, in coordination with the Arkansas Leadership Academy.
Huntsville High School Principal Roxanne Enix announced to the district’s school board last Thursday that courses have been determined for the new Career and Technical Education facility in Huntsville, which is expected to be open for the 2020-21 school year.
Huntsville School District officials are hopeful that the district’s first big project to result from an increase in its millage rate – air conditioning for its two main gyms – will be completed by the end of the summer.
Tom McCollough will succeed Tom Tice in the next school year as the district’s athletic director after the Huntsville School Board approved the shift at its meeting Monday night.
The Huntsville School District is hoping to join a growing trend in Arkansas of giving students who aren’t college-bound more post-graduation opportunities through its plans to develop two Career and Technical Education (CTE) facilities, should the district’s request for a 3.9-mill increase …
Students at Huntsville High School are gaining skills in law enforcement, firefighting and the medical field, thanks to their work with the EAST (Education Accelerated by Service and Technology) program.
The use of illegal drugs and non-tobacco vaping devices continues to affect the youth of Madison County, authorities said at a town hall held last week in Huntsville.
The Huntsville School Board voted in a special-called meeting Wednesday evening to offer the district's top job to Dennis Fisher of the Mulberry/Pleasant View School District.
The Huntsville School Board confirmed last Thursday afternoon that Dennis Fisher, currently the athletic director for Mulberry and Pleasant View Public Schools and the Pleasant View junior high and intermediate school principal, will be recommended for the district’s superintendent job.
Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series of articles analyzing the Huntsville School District’s request for a millage increase and the projects it will fund.
The Huntsville School Board voted Monday to move middle school principal Jennifer Roach to the head position at Watson Primary School, effective July 1. Huntsville Middle School Assistant Principal Matt Ferguson will move into Roach’s current spot.
Huntsville Superintendent Tammi Davis and members of the Huntsville School Board fielded questions from residents regarding the district’s proposed millage increase at a meeting in St. Paul Monday afternoon.
The Huntsville High Quiz Bowl team placed fourth at last weekend’s state tournament and will not get the chance to win a third straight state championship.