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Dancing Teachers Get Students' Attention

Posted by Alan on October 9, 2012 7:59 AM | Filed in Feature Stories |

dancingteachers.pngOur teachers will do whatever it takes to get their students' attention, including (you guessed it) dancing. Check out these two videos from McNair Middle School and Holcomb Elementary School. There is never a dull day in our schools!

FPS Welcomes Two Food Corps Members

Posted by Alan on September 10, 2012 9:57 AM | Filed in Feature Stories |

Food corps.pngWe're pleased to welcome our two new Food Corps members, Ally Myracheck and Sophia Gill, to our schools. Food Corps is a nationwide team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them to grow up healthy. Read more about the program in our schools at this link.

25th Annual Education Expo

Posted by Alan on August 15, 2012 3:12 PM | Filed in Feature Stories |

edexpo.pngMore than 700 FPS certified staff members filled the Fayetteville Town Center on Monday, August 13 for the 25th annual Education Expo. Click here to see a slide show. 

Check out the Latest FPS Snapshot

Posted by Alan on March 16, 2012 3:09 PM | Filed in Feature Stories |

springcard.pngHere is the latest FPS Snapshot, this time focusing on the difference attitude can make on assessment. 

Photos from the Last Day of the Old FHS Library

Posted by Alan on March 6, 2012 2:42 PM | Filed in Feature Stories |

coollib.pngStudents and staff members left messages of remembrance on the walls of the FHS Library on March 2, 2012, the last day for the library before it moves to its temporary home during the FHS Transformation. Click here to see a slideshow. 

tv_camera.jpgFayetteville High School Television students, Dalton Williams and Rachael England, were invited to be a part of the official press corp that covered the opening of Crystal Bridges in Bentonville on November 11, 2011. They spent the day covering the event and traveling with journalists from across the globe as they all gathered information for their stories on the inaugural event. Click here to see the video.

The square in town was filled with dignitaries from around the world as visionary - Alice Walton, architect - Moshe Safdie, and Museum director - Don Bacigalupi welcomed the first visitors into the museum.

Being a part of this momentous occasion made the students very aware of what a unique time this was in the history of Northwest Arkansas. They spoke with visitors young and old and filed their report on the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and its impact on our area and the people it will affect in the years to come.

Slideshow from the 2011 FHS Homecoming Parade

Posted by Alan on September 29, 2011 2:19 PM | Filed in Feature Stories |

HCsmall.pngCheck out the photos from the 2011 FHS Homecoming Parade, held on Wednesday, September 28 at the Fayetteville Square.

Click here to see the slideshow.

Twas the Night Before the State Championship

Posted by Alan on December 2, 2010 7:57 AM | Filed in Feature Stories |

Bulldog Purple head.pngTwas the Night Before State Championship

Twas the night before state game, when all through the hotel
Not a player was sleeping, not a coach could lie still.
Their uniforms were hung by their lockers with care,
In hopes a state victory soon would be theirs.

The players were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of state championship rings danced in their heads.
And Coach Patton in his headset, and Coach Clark with his plays,
Had just settled in to discuss winning ways.

When out on the field there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.

The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow
Gave the luster of game-day to objects below.
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But a miniature lineman who had no fear.

With a pumped up Coach Early, all dressed in satin,
I knew in a moment it must be Coach Patton!
More rapid than running backs his coursers they came,
And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name!

"Now, Allen! Now Dean! Now Gorton and Watson!
On Bowers! on Terry! on Walker! and Branden!
To the fifty, to the twenty, all the way to the zone!
Pass away! Pass away! Bring those rings home!

The purple swarm that before the passes fly,
When we meet with an obstacle, reach for the sky.
So up to the goal post, those coaches they flew
With the bus full of players and Coach Patton too.

He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work,
And signaled the players, then turned with a jerk.
And laying his finger aside of his nose,
And giving a nod, downfield he rose!

He sprang to his feet, then he gave them a signal,
And away they all flew when the ref blew his whistle.
But I heard him exclaim, 'ere he ran out of sight,
A Bulldog victory to all, Bulldogs will win tonight!!!

by FHS student Demetrius Dean and Saquill Walker

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