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Ag Ventures Day: A Day of Fun and Farm Animals

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

   In celebration of National FFA Week, the Beebe FFA chapter held its 3rd Annual Ag Ventures Day on Wednesday, February 22, at the ASU-Beebe Farm.  FFA high school students and teachers welcomed Beebe Pre-K and Elementary students to the farm and exposed them to various agricultural animals and products.  Children explored the world of [...]



ASU Chancellor’s, Dean’s List for Fall 2011

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Approximately 2,000 students have been named to the Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall 2011 semester at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The two lists recognize undergraduate students who achieved the highest grade point averages while enrolled in 12 or more credit hours of study.
The Chancellor’s List (designated as CL) includes students who earned [...]



Revolutionizing Education

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Fifth grade students of Beebe Middle School were astonished as they explored planets and variations of the sun as never before through the classroom reveal of an iPad2 station on February 24.  Beebe Middle School Principal, Rhonda Smith, set forth to find a meaningful and lasting use of funds from a parent cookie dough fundraiser [...]



Students from Beebe Elementary Fight Childhood Hunger

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Students at Beebe Elementary are helping to fight hunger in our state by participating in the Great Arkansas Penny Hunt. Each year students across Arkansas help change the lives of students suffering from hunger in our state simply by collecting change as a part of Arkansas Rice Depot’s Great Arkansas Penny Hunt. The collected change [...]



Archeology Day at Petit Jean State Park is March 17

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Arkansas Archeology Month 2012, cosponsored by the Arkansas Archeological Survey and the Arkansas Archeological Society, is celebrated in March with a variety of programs, exhibits, activities and tours at parks, museums, universities, libraries and elsewhere. This year’s theme is Archeology of Communities.
The rich archeological heritage of Petit Jean State Park and the surrounding area will [...]



ASU-Beebe Symphonic Band Concert

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Ark-Arkansas State University-Beebe’s Department of Music will present the ASU-Beebe Symphonic Band in concert on Monday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Owen Center Theater on the Beebe campus.
The band is under the direction of Dr. Brent Bristow. Selections will include works by Percy Grainger, James Swearingen, Randall Standridge, Brian Balmages, Frank Ticheli, Thomas [...]



March Events at Toltec Mounds State Park

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

By Robin Gabe, Interpreter
Girl Scout Day - March 3, 2012- 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Girl Scouts are invited to earn their Toltec Mounds Patch by participating in a tour of the prehistoric mound site and completing a site explorer activity. Scouts can earn additional patches by participating in Girl Scout Rocker Days held throughout [...]



Arkansas Arts Center Hosts Rock Town Slam

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

(LITTLE ROCK, AR) – The Arkansas Arts Center will serve as the venue for the Rock Town Slam on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.
The Rock Town Slam is open to the public, and participants can sign up at the door.  Poets are judged on the delivery of written poetry.  The public is invited [...]



Chinese Calligraphy

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

The Faulkner County Library, in partnership with the U.C.A. Confucius Institute will offer classes in Chinese Calligraphy during the month of April.
On Monday, April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, Dr. Gou-ou Zhuang of the Confucius Institute will provide instruction in this art as a gift to the Conway Community.  All classes are from 6:00 [...]



WCMC Now Accepting M*A*S*H Applications

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

As part of its mission to train and educate young people interested in healthcare, White County Medical Center offers a real-world educational opportunity for local youth during the summer. WCMC is now accepting applications for the Medical Application of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) program, open to students who are going into the 10th, 11th and [...]