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Polling Places for September School Election

Posted by Alan on August 29, 2014 11:24 AM | (Not Filed) |

vote.jpgHere are the polling places for the Tuesday, September 16 school election. The only race on the ballot will be for the Zone 5 position where Tim Hudson is seeking re-election and is being challenged by Timothy Hollis.

Polling Place



Central Methodist (Dickson St)

Fay P-4, Fay P-5, Fay P-36

Zone 5

Christ's Church (15th Street)

Fay P-1, Fay P-10, Fay P-15

Zone 5

Wiggins Methodist Church (W. MLK Blvd

Fay 24

Zone 5

All other Fayetteville School District precincts are eligible to vote on the millage only. (There is no change in the millage). Voting for millage only with no change for zones 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be at Wiggins Methodist Church.

The polls will be open on election day from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm. Early voting will be held from September 9 to September 15 from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Washington County Courthouse at 280 N. College Avenue.

Linam Named New Ramay Principal

Posted by Alan on August 7, 2014 3:41 PM | (Not Filed) |

Lori Linam.pngLori Linam has been named the new principal of Ramay Jr. High, according to FPS superintendent Dr. Paul Hewitt. Linam has served as assistant principal at Ramay the past two years. She replaces Dr. Matt Saferite, who resigned to accept a position with the Bentonville School District.

"I first met Mrs. Linam seven years ago when I began at the University of Arkansas and served as her internship supervisor," said Hewitt. "I was impressed with her then, and her recent success as an educational leader makes her the right person for the job. I know she will work well with the faculty and staff and help the school continue to move forward."

Fall Adult Education Class Schedule Announced

Posted by Alan on August 6, 2014 2:36 PM | (Not Filed) |

AdultEd4sized.pngFAYETTEVILLE, Ark.--The fall 2014 schedule of classes has been announced for Fayetteville Adult Education. Student testing, in-take, and orientation will be held from Tuesday, August 12 to Friday, August 15, 2014. The first day of classes will be Monday, August 18.

"We are encouraging students to visit our center between August 12 and 15 and complete the enrollment process prior to the first day of class," said Dr. David Deggs, director of adult education for Fayetteville Public Schools. "We offer morning, afternoon, evening, and distance learning classes to meet the needs of adult learners in Fayetteville and southern Washington County."

Fayetteville Adult Education provides basic academic skills, GED® test preparation, English as a second language, distance learning, job readiness, college preparation, and citizenship classes. Classes are held at the main center at 612 South College in Fayetteville and at outreach sites in Fayetteville, Elkins, and Lincoln.

Deggs further stated, "Fayetteville Adult Education has a strong track record of helping adults reach their goals since 1965. During that time, Fayetteville Adult Education has assisted many adult learners complete high school, make the transition to college, get a better job, and learn the English language."

Fayetteville Adult Education classes are free of charge and open to adults 18 years of age and older. Fayetteville Adult Education provides equal access to all programs and activities.
Adult learners interested in learning more about Fayetteville Adult Education are encouraged to call 479-444-3041, visit www.fayar.net/adulted or visit the program's Facebook page.

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