We will be out of school on Monday, January 20 in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Enjoy the long weekend.
We would like to remind our families that award-winning children's author,Julia Cook, will be speaking at a parent night Tuesday, January 14th,at 6:30 P.M., on behavior, mental health, and life skills. Children are welcome to attend, but it is not required. The parent night will be held at the SHS Performing Arts Center, and the doors will open at 6:00 P.M. Flyer attached.
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TAKE STATE t-shirts and game tickets are ready for pickup at Searcy High School and Searcy Schools Administration Office. T-shirts and tickets will only be available at SHS until 2:30 P.M. today. GO LIONS!!!
Due to a power line being down, buses 56 & 49 may not be able to get through to all pickup locations. We are doing the best we can to pick up all of those students. Contact transportation office at 268-6954 for more information.
Ticket Information--State Championship game tickets are currently on sale. Searcy School District receives 80% of the proceeds if purchased in advance. Tickets are on sale at SHS and Searcy Schools Administration Office. $7.00 for adults and $6.00 for students. Advanced tickets must be purchased by 2:30 P.M. on Friday. Tickets purchased at War Memorial Stadium are $7.00 for all.
Saturday's game at War Memorial Stadium is the first time SHS Lions have advanced to the championship game since 1984. We invite and encourage 1984 team members to join us at the pep rally on Friday, Dec. 6 at 5:30pm to be recognized. We will have a designated area for those alumni to stand near the stage on the court square. For more information, email Betsy Bailey at email@example.com. Go Lions!!!!
State Championship t-shirt sales are closed. Thank you to all of you who supported!
If you have already ordered t-shirts, please reorder at the following link. We apologize for any inconvenience. http://bit.ly/SHSstate
If you haven’t heard already, the Searcy Lions are headed to State! Check back here throughout the upcoming week for all the details!! Go Lions!!
Avoid the lines and buy advance tickets for the third round playoff game Friday night in which the Searcy Lions face off against the Greenwood Bulldogs at 7:00 P.M. Advance tickets may be purchased at the administration office at 801 North Elm between 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and students. Tickets may also be purchased at Lion Stadium on Friday night. Go, Lions!
It's game day! The SHS Lions take on the Pine Bluff Zebras in tonight's second round playoff game at Lion Stadium. Kick-off is at 7:00 P.M. No Lionbacker or Searcy Schools activity passes will be accepted. Only AAA passes are accepted.Admission is $6.00 for students and adults. If you aren't able to make it tonight, remember Lion TV will be livestreaming on their youtube channel at the following link. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU8lk-xPsl4v0edCuHjAQKw
Remember tonight's board meeting where we will present the district's master facilities plan and provide a time for questions or comments regarding the plan. Meeting begins at 5:15 P.M. at the SPSD administration office.
Wear your camo as the SHS Lady Lions take on Stuttgart, the duck hunting capital of the world, at their first home ballgame tomorrow night. JV Girls begin at 5pm and the Lady Lions follow. Go Lady Lions!
Lion TV will be livestreaming tonight's Senior Night football game against Sylvan Hills.Sr. Night festivities begin at 6:30 PM and kickoff is at 7 PM. GO LIONS! Catch all the action here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU8lk-xPsl4v0edCuHjAQKw
Athletic Update: The JV football game scheduled for tonight against Beebe has been cancelled. The 7th grade team will still play.
Searcy Education Foundation presented McRae Elementary School with a grant in the amount of $800 to fund Capturing Kids Hearts events for the 2019-2020 school year. Pictured is McRae math coach Kristi Smith accepting the check from foundation president Justin Lawson. Thank you to the Searcy Education Foundation.
The Searcy School District Orchestra program offers a "thank you" to Dr. and Mrs. David Evans for their recent contribution to the program. The Dinner with the Orchestra will be held Tuesday, October 22 from 5:30-8 P.M. at the SHS cafeteria. Catered by King Kat, a fried catfish dinner will be served. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for ages 5-12 and may be purchased at the door. Don't miss it a night full of beautiful music!
Due to construction in the Westside Elementary area, a water line was broken. We are asking Westside parents to pick up their children by 1:05 P.M. if you are so able. Any child who is left at school will be shuttled to SWMS for educational activities and shuttled back to Westside by 3:05 P.M. for afternoon bus routes. Thank you.
Athletic Update 2- The 7th grade football game time for tonight has been changed from 4 P.M. to 5 P.M. The 7th grade team will play Batesville.
Due to the high chance of rain for tomorrow, the annual Westside Boxcar Derby has been rescheduled for Monday, Oct 14 at 9:00 AM.
Athletic Update: The SHS Volleyball team's senior night has been moved to tomorrow night before the game against Greene County Tech. Go Lady Lions!
Attention Parents- Due to the need for a double bus route, students on buses 43 and 30 will not arrive home until approximately 15-20 minutes after the regularly scheduled time. Thank you.
IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION:If your child has not received his/her TDaP shot at age 11 or his/her 2nd MCV4 (Meningitis) shot at the age of 16, your child will be dropped on 10/1/2019. All other shots must be up to date or an exemption letter must be received by 10/1/2019 in order to avoid being dropped.
Monday’s JV football game at Batesville has been cancelled. 7th grade will still play in Batesville at 5 pm.
Bus #43 will be running approximately 15 minutes behind its regular schedule on today's afternoon route. For questions, please contact the SSD transportation office at 268-6954. Thank you.
Electricity has been restored at McRae Elementary and Searcy High School and phones are now working. Thank you.
Due to a power outage in the area, Searcy High School and McRae Elementary School are without phone service and electricity at this time. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available regarding service reconnection and will ensure the comfort of our students during this time. Thank you.
Friends, this is the last week to vote for Sidney Deener as Best Elementary School in Central Arkansas and SWMS as Best Middle School in Central Arkansas. Vote every day through September 8th at the following. https://www.arkansasonline.com/bestof2019/
If you can’t make it to Lion Stadium, live stream the game against Morrilton here! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU8lk-xPsl4v0edCuHjAQKw
Searcy Lions take on the Morrilton Devil Dogs at 7 P.M. at Lion Stadium tonight! Please remember that no outside food or drink may be brought into the stadium. See you tonight and GO LIONS!!!!!!
Support our district schools and vote Sidney Deener and Southwest Middle School as Best of the Best for 2019! Vote here! http://www.arkansasonline.com/best
Have you voted for Sidney Deener as the Best of the Best Elementary School and SWMS as the Best of the Best Middle School in Central Arkansas? Do it here and continue to vote each day! https://www.arkansasonline.com/bestof2019/#//
Westside Elementary's electricity and phone lines are now working. Thank you!
Westside Elementary School has lost electricity due to construction in the area. Phone lines are not working at this time. We have received information that the power will be out for approximately 2 hours, but at this time our students are going about their daily routine and are comfortable. If we receive further information that the time will be longer, we will monitor and adjust as needed. Thank you, and we will provide you with updated information regarding this situation as it arises.
Registration for SHS students is being held this week. Jr. registration is tomorrow, Tues, July 30, Soph. registration will be held Wednesday,July 31, and Freshmen will register Thursday. Aug 1. We will be open from 8 am-12:30 P.M. and 2-3 P.M. Please bring the completed registration forms that were mailed to your home. The enrollment form (with corrections and parent signature) and the school required forms included in the packet must all be completed and signed in order for you to proceed through registration. Camping out on school parking lots and property will not be permitted. There will be police officers monitoring the premises throughout the night. Thank you and welcome to SHS!
Free School Supplies are being offered on Wednesday, July 31 at the College of Church of Christ. Registration is from 8-5 P.M. in the welcome center. Children must be present to receive supplies.
Parents, need school registration and open house information? Click on the following link and access the appropriate school or see the Events Calendar located under EVENTS on the homepage. http://www.searcyschools.org/
Are you in the market for school/office supplies?SPSD has items up for auction.Here's the link to take a look. Preview is Aug 1 from 3-6 pm and pickup is Aug 7 from 10 am-6pm at McRae Elementary gym. http://www.cargileauctions.com/auction/354555/searcy-public-schools-surplus/
Today is our last day of school! We wish all our students, staff members, and their families an enjoyable and safe summer break! See you on August 13!
Reminder-No Searcy activity passes will be accepted at the stare soccer tournament. Admission is $6.00. Go Lady Lions!
Congratulations to the SHS Esports team for advancing to the state championship game tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. against Greenwood HS! Catch the League of Legends final game here. https://www.twitch.tv/playvs Good luck, Searcy High School!!!
Bus 54 will run flood routes today.
The Ahlf Jr. High School Honors Night has been rescheduled for 6pm on Monday, May 13, at the SHS Performing Arts Center.
Due to weather, the Ahlf Junior High School awards assembly has been cancelled for tonight and will be rescheduled at a later date.
All Searcy Schools buses will be running 20-25 minutes later than the regularly scheduled time. Thank you for your patience.
Searcy Schools Transportation Dept. will be running flood routes for this afternoon for the following buses: 54, 34, 43, 30 https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/221712/FLOOD_ROUTES_18-19_-_Sheet1.pdf
White County is currently under a tornado warning. Some radars indicate that the tornado will miss the city of Searcy, but Searcy School District has instructed all campuses to take cover. Thank you and stay safe.
Hippy Pre-Registration Form! Sign your child up now! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrbPuxxB6_5utm9QtulDfW4qqNkpdgwIeTcg3G14X49Q5Obg/viewform?usp=sf_link
Athletic Update: Today's SHS baseball game against Bald Knob has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
Searcy Schools will be out for Good Friday tomorrow, April 19th. Enjoy the long weekend!
Searcy Schools transportation department will run flood routes for buses 43 and 30 this afternoon. Flood route information may be found here- https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/221712/FLOOD_ROUTES_18-19_-_Sheet1.pdf
The McRae Elementary PTO Color Run has been cancelled for tomorrow, March 30 and rescheduled for Saturday, April 6th due to forecasted weather.
Athletic Update- Tomorrow's SHS JV Softball doubleheader against Wynne has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
Athletic Update: Today's rescheduled baseball game has been postponed once again due to field conditions. The makeup date is scheduled for May 3.
Athletic Update 2: The time for today's SHS softball game against Wynne has been changed to 5 P.M. It will be held at the Searcy softball fields.
Athletic Update: Today's SHS baseball game at Marion has been rescheduled for tomorrow, March 15th due to field conditions.
Athletic Update: The Conway soccer tournament scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled.
Congratulations to the Searcy High School wrestling team on earning the 5A State Wrestling Championship title! Thirteen wrestlers received state medals with ten being named as all-state wrestlers. Individual wrestling statistics included second place winners Matthew Gale, Landon Valdez, Brad Brown, Joseph Delk, Eduardo Mancilla, Nick Light, and Demaceo Whittier. CJ Yocham, Aiden Fitzpatrick, and Ryan Tillery earned third place spots, and Logan Money and Brayden Zamperelli placed 6th. In addition to these outstanding results, Coach Jerry Evans was named the 5A Coach of the Year. Searcy School District congratulates these athletes and coaches!
Athletic Update-Today's scheduled Preps Baseball Tournament game at Wynne has been rescheduled for tomorrow at 4:00 P.M. due to wet field conditions. The SHS Lions will take on the Bald Knob Bulldogs tomorrow. They will play again on Wednesday.
Important Game Change Info- The SHS JV Girls, Lady Lions, and Lions will play basketball at Nettleton tomorrow, Thursday, February 21st with JV beginning at 5:00 P.M, Lady Lions at 6:00 P.M. and the Lions following. Go Lions!
Searcy students are asking for your help! Today is the final day to vote in the #MySearcy Revolution! Per yesterday's results, Searcy is in the second spot. Let's make sure Searcy, Arkansas is the town called on Feb. 26! www.GoSearcy.com
School will not be in session on Mon, Feb. 18 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Enjoy your long weekend! School will resume Tuesday, Feb 19.
SHS JV Girls basketball team will host Greene Co Tech at 5 pm on Tues, Feb 12. JV Boys play at the same time!
The Searcy Lions basketball team will still host Greene Co. Tech tomorrow night, Feb. 12th with JV Boys beginning at 5:00 and the Lady Lions and Lions to follow at 6:00 and 7:00 P.M.
Today's buses running afternoon flood routes: 7, 26, 28, 30, 34, 42, 43, 45, 49, 50, 51, 54, 56https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/221712/FLOOD_ROUTES_18-19_-_Sheet1.pdf
Due to flooding in the area, Searcy School District will be participating in an AMI Day tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 12. Students need to complete Day 1 of the AMI packet. Thank you.
Important transportation information: Buses 30, 43, and 54 will run flood routes today, February 11, 2019. Access flood route information here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/221712/FLOOD_ROUTES_18-19_-_Sheet1.pdf.
Congratulations to the following students for placing in the FBLA Spring District Competition at UCA! --Grant Pace, 2nd place in Accounting I; Bethany Ellis, 1st place in Public Service Announcement; Karrisa Neal, 2nd place in Agribusiness; Nathan Sawyers, 4th place in Personal Finance; not pictured: Lucas O'Neal, 1st place in Business Law Each of these students will compete at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in April.
Searcy School District is excited to announce that we have several student athletes signing with colleges or universities! We will hold a National Signing Day event on Wednesday, February 6th beginning at 2 P.M. in the Searcy High School cafeteria. Signees include-- · Tanner Thomas-Henderson State University, football · Trystan Alcorn-Henderson State University, football · Peyton Wright-Arkansas State University, football · Keleigh Solida-Cowley College, volleyball · Megan Woodle-Southern Arkansas University, barrel racing · Joseph Oliver- Harding University, soccer · Ryan Tillery-Williams Baptist College, wrestling · Gibby Ramirez-Harding University, soccer Congratulations to all!
What's happening at Searcy Schools this spring? Check out our district calendar. All spring sports schedules have been updated. http://www.searcyschools.org/events
Attention SHS Soccer Parents: Coaches King and Stamps will be holding a parent informational meeting for all current SHS soccer players on Thurs. Jan 31 in the SHS cafeteria beginning at 5 P.M.
CAFETERIA EMPLOYEES NEEDED! Would you be interested in a job with a family-friendly schedule--as a substitute, part-time, or full-time employee in our school district? Would you like to help us feed nutritious meals to hungry students so they can learn at their best during the school day? If any of this sounds like a fit for you, please go to our website at the following link and apply for "Future Classified Positions", making sure to list "Child Nutrition" as the position of interest! https://searcy.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
"Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education." —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
School will not be in session on Monday, January 21 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Enjoy your long weekend.
Searcy police officer and Searcy High School student share a special story. Check this out! https://www.facebook.com/Spirit52Ar/videos/1110559832438899/?t=27
Do you have a 3-5 yr old you would like to see be ahead before beginning grade school?Have you considered the HIPPY program? Pre-registration is happening now!Fill out the form to pre-register your child. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrbPuxxB6_5utm9QtulDfW4qqNkpdgwIeTcg3G14X49Q5Obg/viewform
Second nine weeks/first semester report cards are being sent home today with students.
Are you a native of another country? Have you studied different cultures? Searcy High School is looking for volunteers to present at the SHS Multicultural Festival on April 4th! We need your expertise. Fill out the form at the following link to be a presenter-- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WhVMgLb063rB_w4nOPxElx2Ks_SxkvJLrpc9HgbiIgE/edit
Happy Holidays! Searcy Public Schools will be closed December 24-January 4. School will resume Monday, January 7th, 2019. Enjoy a safe and wonderful vacation with family and friends.
A voice/text test alert was sent out to all students and staff on Friday evening at 5:05 P.M. If you did not receive this and your child attends Searcy Schools, please contact the office where your child goes to school to ensure your alert number is correct.
Important Transportation Information: Buses 26, 30, 34, 43, 50, & 54 will run flood routes today, Dec. 14. Access flood route information here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/221712/FLOOD_ROUTES_18-19_-_Sheet1.pdf.
Important Transportation Info: Bus #50 will be delayed 20 minutes on its afternoon route today. Buses #30 and #43 will run flood routes this afternoon and tomorrow (Dec 14) morning. Access flood routes here:https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/221712/FLOOD_ROUTES_18-19_-_Sheet1.pdf
Bus #12 will be on a 15-20 minute delay for its afternoon route. Thank you.
Bus #50 will be running 15-20 minutes behind its regularly scheduled time on the afternoon route today. Thank you.
Bus #42 will be running approximately 15 minutes behind schedule on its afternoon route today. Thank you.
Buses #26 and #50 will be running approximately 20 minutes late on today's afternoon route. Thank you.
Please join members of the SHS Choirs as they highlight their individual talents at the Holiday Coffee House and Talent Showcase in the HS cafeteria on Thursday night from 6:00 PM-8:30 PM. Admission is $5.00. There will be coffee, hot chocolate and baked goods available for purchase. All proceeds from the refreshments will go to help us adopt a senior citizen for Christmas.
Attention all SHS Junior Parents! There will be an organizational meeting for all Junior Parents who would like to help with the 2019 Prom on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at REMAX on Beebe Capps. For further information, contact Lori Nielsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or SHS 501-268-8315.
Progress reports went home with your child today.
Athletic Update-4:00 & 5:00 P.M. Cub Classic games have been cancelled. Championship games at 6:00 & 7:00 are still being played.
Cub Classic Games Tonight: 4:00pm- Searcy Girls vs. West Memphis Wonder (3rd place) 7:00 pm- Searcy Boys vs. Marion (Championship Game)
All Cub Classic tournament basketball games scheduled for tonight have been cancelled due to weather.
Transportation Announcement: Bus #53 will be running 15 minutes later than its regularly scheduled time this afternoon.
Important Playoff Information: SHS Lions will be matched up against the Siloam Springs Panthers on Friday, Nov. 9th at Lion Stadium in the first round of the Arkansas 6A football playoffs. Kick-off is at 7:00 P.M. We want to inform all students and fans that no booster or employee passes will be accepted as this is an Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) event. Admission is $6.00 for both students and adults. We hope you will join us as we cheer on the Lions to victory!
Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend. Remember to set your clocks back one hour on November 4.
Bus 30 and Bus 43 will be running flood routes for Friday, November 2nd.
We are educators who believe in a drug free future for our students. Join us in celebrating Red Ribbon Week®
The Harding University College of Education, the American Studies Institute, and the Jesse Dylan James Foundation are sponsoring a presentation on the subject of bullying by Paul Coughlin on Tuesday, October 30th at 7:30 P.M. in the Harding University Administration Auditorium. The sponsors have invited parents to attend. For more information on Mr. Coughlin, visit his website at https://theprotectors.org.
Join us in celebrating Red Ribbon Week® . Our children have the right to grow up drug free – and we have the responsibility to make that happen. #redribbonweek #searcyschools
Today, we are honoring Enrique Camarena, a DEA agent who died while fighting substance abuse. Join us in honoring him by taking a stand against drugs! #redribbonweek #searcyschools
Today, we are joining teens, parents, teachers, and other citizens across America in celebrating Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation.
Athletic Update- Tonight's SHS JV football game against Beebe has been cancelled.
School will not be in session tomorrow, October 19th, as teachers will be participating in professional development. Students, enjoy your long weekend.
Reminder-All students will dismiss at 2:30 P.M. today. P/T conferences are being held for grades K-6 from 3:15-7:15 P.M.
Remember, all students dismiss at 2:30 P.M. today. AJHS and SHS (grades 7-12) will hold P/T conferences from 3:15-7:15 P.M.
Due to excessive rain, we will be running two flood routes this afternoon. Buses 30 & 43 will be running flood routes today and tomorrow unless otherwise notified. Additionally, Bus 50 will be running approximately 15 minutes later than its normal time this afternoon.
We will hold P/T conferences Tuesday, Oct 16 for grades 7-12 from 3:15-7:15 P.M. and conferences for grades K-6 on Thurs, Oct. 18 from 3:15-7:15 P.M. School will dismiss at 2:30 P.M. both days. Also, there will be no school on Fri, Oct 19 due to teacher professional development.
Good afternoon. Bus #22 will be delayed 15 minutes for the afternoon route today. Thank you.
SHS Choir will be performing at Get Down Downtown in the pavilion at Spring Park at 11:00 on Saturday. Bring your families to hear some fun tunes by Earth, Wind, & Fire, The Greatest Showman, and Imagine Dragons!
Athletic Update: Today's SHS volleyball match originally scheduled for 4 P.M. in Searcy has been moved to 5 P.M.
Searcy School District transportation will be running two flood routes tomorrow, Sept. 25. Buses 30 & 43 will be running flood routes. Thank you.
Athletic Update: Today's tennis match with Marion has been postponed due to rain. It is tentatively rescheduled for Thursday at 4:00 p.m. in Searcy.
SHS Spanish Club is selling cookie dough as its annual fundraiser. Order cookie dough online for the upcoming holidays or just a daily snack and assist the Spanish Club in its projects! Click here to order and have it delivered to SHS. http://bit.ly/searcyhsspanish
SHS Wrestling team will be holding its annual fundraiser on Saturday, September 22 at the Beebe-Capps Sonic from 8:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Stop by to get a meal or a sweet treat and tip the carhops to raise money for the wrestling season!
This is a reminder that all students in pre-K through 6th grade must be accompanied by an adult to school athletic events. All other students must be picked up PROMPTLY following the ballgame. This is for our students' safety. Thank you.
Progress reports will come home today.
Today's SHS tennis match against West Memphis/Marion has been postponed. We will provide information on rescheduling when it becomes available.
School will not be in session Monday, September 3 in recognition of Labor Day. Enjoy the long weekend.
The 2018 Annual Report to the Public is being held as part of tomorrow's scheduled school board meeting. Anyone is invited to attend to hear about the state of Searcy School District and newly implemented programs. Meeting begins at 5:15 P.M. at the administration office.
Tonight, the SHS Lions will take on the Wynne Yellowjackets in a benefit game at Lion Stadium. No faculty/staff or booster passes will be accepted. Only AAA passes are accepted as this game benefits the Arkansas Activities Association. Gate fee is $4.00 for this game. Kickoff is at 5:30 P.M. Go Lions!
Athletic Update: Today's SHS golf match against Heber Springs has been cancelled.
SHS hosted the 9th Annual Lion Invitational tournament last weekend. Congratulations to the Lady Lion tennis team who tied for first place with Conway. Gentry Smith advanced to the semifinals in girls’ singles and Kamie Provence and Molly Parker won the girls’ doubles. Go Lions! SHS tennis is coached by Miles Watson.
We are so excited to welcome our new teachers at today's New Teacher Orientation. So happy to have these outstanding people join the SPS family!
We wish our students a wonderful,safe summer! See you in August!!!
Attn: Parents & Students--Teacher Appreciation Tribute! Click the link the below to show your appreciation for our teachers! https://flipgrid.com/72938b
ASU-Beebe is offering STEM camps this summer for students in Grades 4-8. Registration can be found here! https://asub.ticketleap.com/