It's Friday! Be sure to check the AHS Badger Weather Station before you get out and have some fun this weekend: http://www.weatherlink.com/user/AHSweather
Seventh and eighth grade students will perform their Fall concert this evening in the Arkadelphia High School Little Theater at 7:30 pm.
Attention AHS Seniors - Senior pictures will be made by Lifetouch on Monday, September 11, 2017.
Reminder: August's Board of Education meeting is tonight at 6 p.m. in the board room at the administration building.
The Arkadelphia Arts Center will be hosting a reception this afternoon from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. featuring some of our Goza artists! Please join us and see all the beautiful work & enjoy refreshments.
The Goza & AHS Jazz Bands will present their spring concert tonight at 7:00 in the AHS Little Theater. Please come and join us for a great evening of jazz music! Admission is free!
LAST GAMES BEFORE CHRISTMAS BREAK: Jr Bkb at Hope - Tonight: 8G 9G 9B beginning at 5:00
Arkadelphia High School will host its Report to the Public TONIGHT at 5:30 p.m. in the Little Theater. We hope to see you there.
FCCLA will hold a fundraiser at Chicken Express TONIGHT from 5:30 to 7:30. Please support their efforts to raise money to donate to the Special Olympics and to attend the National FCCLA Meeting.
There will be free physicals offered at AHS after school TODAY! For more information: http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/article/3191
Goza and AHS Jazz Bands will present their spring concert tonight at 7 p.m. in the AHS Little Theater. Come out and listen to the great concert they have prepared!
Project Prom 2016 is quickly approaching. Help is needed. There will be an informational meeting Tuesday, March 29 at 5:15 at Dawson Cooperative Conference Center. Spread the Word!
We hope all of the APSD students have a great and safe spring break! We will see you on March 28!
Arkadelphia Bands will perform their winter concert tonight at Jones Auditorium at OBU. The concert begins at 7:00.
If you did not get a copy of the 2016 Winter Voice, check it out online: https://issuu.com/arkadelphiaschools/docs/winter_2016_voice/1
King of Hearts begins at 9:30 a.m. in the AHS gym! Senior Night begins at 5 p.m vs. Mena. Come out & support the Badgers!
January 2016 is School Board Recognition Month. APSD would like to thank our school board members: https://vimeo.com/152339575
Reminder: Arkadelphia Promise and College Financial Aid meeting tomorrow, Jan. 11, at 6 p.m. in the AHS Little Theater. Parents and students are encouraged to attend.
A great article on the Arkadelphia Promise in the Tri-Lakes Edition! http://m.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/dec/27/arkadelphia-promise-program-continues-paving-path-/
Celebrate the holidays with APS! Peake Choir at the State Capital 11 AM, Central Musical 1:30 & 6 PM, and Perritt Extravaganza 6 PM.
Here is a video from Governor Hutchinson's YouTube that recapped the Coding Summit our AHS and Goza students attended: https://youtu.be/7bfSymzff6o
The AHS and Goza bands will present a Christmas Concert tonight at 7:00 at Jones Auditorium on the Campus of Ouachita Baptist University.
Arkadelphia Public Schools can't wait to watch our Badgers in the SEMIFINALS! Check out our Badger Pride HERE: https://vimeo.com/147780146
The Arkadelphia Badgers are going to the state semifinals after a 21-14 victory over Dardanelle! Congratulations to our Badgers!
The J.R. Eldridge Show is now available on the APSD website. Check it out here: http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/o/athletics/page/jr-eldridge-show
Pick up a copy of the Fall 2015 Voice in your school office, or check it out online: http://issuu.com/arkadelphiaschools/docs/fall_2015_voice
Don't forget! Parent-Teacher Conferences are today from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Please make plans to attend.
REMINDER! Lady Badger volleyball fundraiser at Chicken Express tonight from 6-8 on your way to Jr/Sr Open House or to watch FB practice!
Reminder: April's Board of Education regular meeting will be tonight at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
UPDATE: The Arkadelphia Public Schools is accepting School Choice applications until the state deadline of May 1. Info: http://goo.gl/sUDTzl
Arkadelphia Promise scholarship application deadline is April 15th! Print it off of the website, fill it out, turn it in. http://arkadelphiapromise.com/apply/
Spring Break 2015, here we come! We hope you are able to enjoy some quality time with your family (and sunshine) next week. The APS campuses and administration building will be closed March 23-27.
Reminder: March's Board of Education meeting is tonight at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
Due to inclement weather, Arkadelphia Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, March 5.
Arkadelphia Public Schools will be open and on the regular schedule on Friday, February 27.
Since overnight freezing will create dangerous road conditions, school is cancelled for Thursday, Feb 26. Stay safe. Hope for sunshine.
School is cancelled for Wednesday, Feb. 25, due to the forecast of winter weather expected to occur during the school day.
We have electricity at all campuses! Unless we announce otherwise, we will be open on Wednesday.
Our Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday night has been cancelled.
Arkadelphia Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, February 17.
Reminder: Parent/Teacher conferences are today from 2-7. We hope to see you there!
No school Thursday, Friday, or Monday, but remember parent/teacher conferences are Thursday. Check with your child's school for scheduling.
Only 6 days left to apply for the AR Governor's Scholarship. Spread the word!
January's Board of Education meeting is tonight at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
Reminder for our Promise graduates: After your 10th day of classes, we will request invoices and begin sending scholarship checks.
2015 is officially underway in our schools and we are looking forward to a great semester! We hope you are, too! Happy New Year! Go Badgers!
As our Fall 2014 semester draws to a close, we want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! We hope you can spend time relaxing and enjoying the company of family and friends! We'll see you back on Jan 5!
Foggy nights and asteroids are no match for... THE INCREDIBLE REINDEER! Photos from Perritt's musical: http://goo.gl/M7jAg4
Tues, 12/16, AHS & Goza Band's Christmas Concert, 7 pm, @ Jones Performing Arts Center (OBU). The concert is free and everyone is invited!
What a wonderful Christmas musical from Peake! Check out the photo gallery here: http://goo.gl/KOZCnf
AHS Jazz Band Concert, Thursday at 7 p.m. in the AHS Little Theater - Concert is free, and everyone is invited!
Reminder: During summer, kids eat FREE. The summer meals program continues on weekdays until Aug. 1. Details: http://goo.gl/PXoFP5
Open house dates & times announced. See photo for details
APS web sites are under construction. We are working hard to have these new sites ready as soon as possible! Thank you for your patience!
We are looking forward to seeing you at open house tonight. The times for each campus are: Peake Rosenwald & Perritt, 5-6 pm; Central, 6-7 pm; Peake, 7-8 pm; Goza, 5:30-7 pm; AHS frsh & soph, 6-8 pm.
There is only one first day of the school year. Make it a great day!
The 2014-15 APS wall calendar will be coming home with your child this week. It's also available online here: http://goo.gl/xUspPs
Due to uncontested board positions, the 2014 school board election will be conducted through early voting and absentee ballots only.
The APS Board of Education will meet tonight at 6 P.M. in the administration building.
Our Annual Report to the Public & September Board of Education meeting has been rescheduled to September 16 at 5 p.m.
Please join us for food, fun, games & prizes tonight at BadgerFest & Meet the Badgers! Details here: http://goo.gl/gMcAJ6
Join us today at 5:15 PM in the admin building for the Annual Report to the Public followed by September's Board of Education meeting.
Our public presentation of the #APSannualreport is set to begin soon. If you aren't able to join us, please follow along for live updates.
APS Mission: Quality. Excellence. Equity. #APSannualreport
APS has oldest AdvancED accredited campus west of the Mississippi, which is Arkadelphia High School. #APSannualreport
Preliminary enrollment snapshot: 1,901 funded students. Serving more than 2,000 when counting PreK. #APSannualreport
177 certified staff (62% with advanced degrees) & 137 classified staff make up the 314 total APS staff members. #APSannualreport
Extensive student assessments through various methods provide info for data driven decisions. #APSannualreport
APS classrooms are standard-based with extended learning blocks for math & literacy. #APSannualreport
We offer 12 rigorous AP classes and 14 innovative career education paths. #APSannualreport
Are you familiar with everything offered by our Early Childhood Education program? We serve kids as young as 6-weeks-old. #APSannualreport
APS offers first class extracurricular actives within fine arts and athletics. #APSannualreport
In closing: "Thank you to our board members. We appreciate your professionalism and support." -Dr. Whitten, Superintendent #APSannualreport
October's Board of Education meetings have been rescheduled. The regular meeting will be on Thursday, 10/16, at 5 PM, in the admin building.
HSU receives $771,000 from AT&T to expand SW Ark College Prep Academy - via CNNMoney - http://goo.gl/loD4wV
Heard the news about the Prep Academy? AT&T awarded $771K to HSU to grow the program. Watch this video to learn more- http://goo.gl/wBqk0U
Musician, educator, & APS Board member of 32 years receives "Living Legend of Music" award - Learn more here - http://goo.gl/5XNAWL
Reminder: October's Board of Education meeting will be today at 5 P.M. in the administration building.
Welcome to Homecoming 2014! We hope the evening's festivities & weekend plans for those gathering with class reunions allow for a great celebration of past & present #BadgerPride!
Congratulations to our 2014 Homecoming Queen Tessa Yelverton and Maid of Honor Kristin Bell!
Badger QB Jeff Blake goes airborne to score at the end of the first quarter of Arkadelphia's homecoming game vs Mena.
Reminder: No school on Thursday or Friday this week, but make plans to attend parent/teacher conferences on Thursday.
Attention dads & kids of Peake, Central & Perritt, WATCH D.O.G.S. kicks off Monday! More info here: http://goo.gl/AlZsLx
The Christmas Parade will be held Dec 2 at 5 P.M. If you're interested in participating, the entry form can be found here: http://goo.gl/sUYxu2
TONIGHT: Arkadelphia Promise parent meeting at the AHS Little Theater - Monday, Nov. 10 @ 6 p.m.
Today, AHS New Tech students delivered a letter to state reps and visited with Gov Beebe about the impact high speed internet access has on their education. Visit https://fasterarkansas.com for info.
Join us Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. in Central's cafeteria for the Teachers of the Year reception prior to the Nov Board of Education meeting.
The APS Board of Education regular December meeting has been cancelled. Regularly scheduled meetings will continue in January.
APS educational office professionals to lead state organization in 2015 - http://goo.gl/LCuSDt - via Arkansas Online