Britain & Ireland in Depth! Sign up for a 17 day adventure in Europe this summer, June 2017! We will be spending 17 exciting days traveling to Ireland, England, Wales, Scotland, and France! Spots are limited, so sign up ASAP! For more information contact Casey Griffith email@example.com and go to
National History Day students from Conway High School will be participating at the national competition June 12-16th.
"Each year nearly 3,000 students with their parents and teachers gather at the University of Maryland, College Park for the week-long event. These enthusiastic groups come from all over the United States, Guam, American Samoa, and international schools in China, Korea, South Asia, and Central America. The NHD excitement can be felt across the campus. After spending months on project research and preparation, and competing at local and affiliate contests, these students are eager to show their hard work at the national level." - National History Day website
Back row (L-R): Lauren Campbell, Avery Glover, Will LaRue, and Joe Coker
Front row (L-R): Neely Caudle, Maggie Carroll, Andrea Beggs, Mary Nail, and Hadiyah Cummings
Not pictured: Kennedy Reynolds.
AJ Spiridigliozzi, director of the CHS musicals, along with Casey Griffith (assistant director), Kayla White (music director), Patty Oeste (assistant music director), and Olivia Stephens (choreographer), announced 2017's musical production via a picture collage hinting at the title of the musical! 2017's musical is going to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! That's right - CHS is proud to announce that our 2017 musical is going to be Mary Poppins!
It's time to celebrate Conway High School's 2016 graduating class! Please join us on Sunday, May 15th at the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Graduates should be in place no later than 2:00. Doors will open to the public at 1:30, and the graduation event begins at 3:00. We hope to see you there!
Guests and Graduates: Please note the following about Verizon Arena's Bag Policy
Walk-through magnetometers are mandatory for every Verizon Arena event. Items that must be placed on the security inspection table:
Items that may be kept on your person:
Exceptions will be made for those with medical needs.
Congratulations to these CHS graduating seniors (L to R) Yessica Serrano, Elaina Taylor, Mary Nail, Wayd Risner, Tanner Meyer, Connor Lichtenwalter. They are graduating as distinguished members of the National Speech & Debate Association Honor Society. They are pictured with their membership certificates, along with the numerous awards they've won over the past three years at forensics and debate tournaments. They were great leaders and competitors -- we wish them great success at their selected colleges!
Stossel in the Classroom announced the winners of it's sixth annual essay contest. Will Sukraw from Conway High School was awarded Honorable Mention.
Students aged 12-18 were asked to write an essay examining free speech and censorship in America, and build their case for whether or not speech should be limited.
There were over 3,800 essays submitted by students across the U.S. and Canada, with 125 essays chosen as prize winners.
Stossel in the Classroom, a project of the non-profit Center for Independent Thought, provides free curriculum materials to teachers, using video clips from John Stossel television shows and and specials.
"It was a fantastic learning experience for our students who are in our FCCLA organization. The students loved the museum, you can see it in there faces as they looked a priceless works of art," said Mrs. Tell.
CHS FCCLA and sponsors Mrs. Tell and Ms. Hunt spent the day at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Mrs. Tell wrote a grant through the Pat Walker Foundation that paid for the entire trip.
Elliott Bernard has earned the Terry Wright Memorial Scholarship. This $1,000 academic award is given to a Conway Area Career Center student planning to major in welding at a post-secondary school, and honors Terry Wright, founder of Wright Welding in Greenbrier. The award was presented by Melinda Wright.
Bernard is considering UACCM or ASU, Heber Springs.
Conway High School placed first in this year's AP Psychology Quiz Bowl at Parkview. The event was hosted by Conway, Parkview, and Central High School with 12 teams competing. CHS AP Psychology teacher Margaret Reed and Carla Jurgensmeyer from Parkview created the competition four years ago as preparation for the AP Psychology exam.
The winning team members are (left to right) Matthew Sweere, Tim Ablondi, Dylan Williams, and Will LaRue.
The Arkansas Young Artist Association (AYAA) is a state-wide organization of high school students in grades 9 - 12. The mission is to encourage the visual arts in Arkansas students through professional speakers, competitions, and exhibitions. Congratulations to this year's AYAA Spring Competition winners:
Shea Ashby, 2nd place Realistic Pencil/Graphite
Shea Ashby, 3rd place Expressive Pencil/Graphite
Madelyn Bradley, 1st place Expressive Scratchboard
Tori Burton, Honorable Mention Color Photography
Rebekah Delph, 4th place Color Photography
Brittany George, 2nd place Abstract Pencil/Graphite
Skylar Glover, 3rd place Cut Paper/Collage
Tristan Griffith, Honorable Mention Expressive Charcoal/Conte’
Lexus Hadden, 1st place Digital Manipulation Photography
Alise Holloway, 2nd place Color Photography
Shade McPeake, 2nd place Realistic Scratchboard
Justin McVey, Honorable Mention Abstract Mixed Media 2D
Morgan Mourot, Honorable Mention Abstract Scratchboard
Elinore Noyes, 1st place On-Site Competition – All Dry Color Media
Elinore Noyes, 4th place Abstract Oil Pastel
Tori Owens, Honorable Mention Black and White Photography
Tori Owens, Honorable Mention Advertising Design
Savannah Pelley, AYAA scholarship winner
Savannah Pelley, 2nd place Expressive Oil Pastel
Conway High School 11th and 12th grade students swept the 2016 Youth Entrepreneurship Showcase (Y.E.S.). Please congratulate our entrepreneurs and their teacher, Elizabeth Wells!
Kharisma Aaron, 1st place: “The Blotch”
Sam Emery, 2nd place: “Sam’s Record Shop”
Jhordan Collins, Tavian Cranford, and MarQuese Jackson, 3rd place: “Eclipsed Orchid”
Ryan Bush, 4th place: “Ryan’s Law Care Service”
Winning team members for first place in each category receive a $100 cash prize and a certificate. The teacher advisor of the first place teams win $500 and a trophy for the school. Second-, third-, and fourth-place winners in each category also received cash prizes, team member certificates, and school trophies.
Competitors also included teams from Little Rock Central, Spring Hill School District in Hempstead County, LISA Academy / North Little Rock, and Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock. In all, 47 business plans were submitted by teams totaling 85 high school students.Nearly 30 Arkansas business, education, and community leaders volunteered this year to judge the plans and selected the winners.
Since 1957, Arkansas Capital has worked to empower Arkansas entrepreneurs by providing capital to businesses through its capital availability programs and advocating for entrepreneurs through capital, educational and technological improvements.
In 1999, the company established the Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation as a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation with a mission to promote and foster the development of Arkansas’s future entrepreneurs and small business owners. In addition to the Y.E.S. 2.0 competition, AEAF also coordinates the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition and the Y.E.S. for Arkansas business plan competition for 5th – 8th grade students.
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