7th Grade Football Information: 7th grade Football will begin on the first day of school. However, any incoming 7th grader who would like to participate in summer football workouts may attend the informational meeting on Monday, July 6th, at the SHS multi-purpose faciltity at 10:00 A.M. with incoming 8th graders. This is strictly OPTIONAL. Please see link here. https://www.searcyschools.org/article/266224?org=searcy-school-district
Searcy School District is still planning graduation ceremonies for Saturday, July 25th. The Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) has very specific guidelines that must be followed, and our plan for graduation festivities must be approved by the agency. Once the plan is approved, we will provide more forthcoming information to each Searcy High School 2020 graduate and their families.
Caroline Nail has been a shining light as principal at Sidney Deener for the last four years. We are sad to see her leave us, but we wish Mrs. Nail the very best as she has accepted the position of assistant superintendent at Mountain Home Public Schools. Thank you, Mrs. Nail, for your leadership and positive spirit during your time at Searcy Public Schools. Congratulations and best wishes!
Parents, if you haven’t completed this survey for each one of your children, please do so by 3:00 pm tomorrow, June 16. https://forms.gle/HNPYRGoqw9HJbtot9
Tryouts for the 2020-2021 SHS Lion and Lady Lion Golf team will be Monday, July 6th. Students must be entering 9th-12th grades to try out. Students interested in trying out need to email Coach Turney at email@example.com for more information.
We are gathering information for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are the parent of a student who will be enrolled in the Searcy School District for the 2020-2021 school year, please complete the following survey by Wed, June 17th at 3:00 P.M. https://forms.gle/HNPYRGoqw9HJbtot9
Any student entering 9th-12th grade who wishes to try out for this year's SHS Lion or Lady Lion Tennis teams should email Coach Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org with his/her desire to participate in tryouts. Coach Watson will send more information to all interested students. You must have a current physical to try out. Thank you.
Update on athletic forms-forms are not required to be returned this week, but they MUST be turned in at the first practice athletes attend. https://www.searcyschools.org/article/255792?org=searcy-school-district
Any student entering 9th-12th grade who wishes to try out for the SHS Lion or SHS Lady Lion Golf teams needs to email Coach Turney at email@example.com with their desire to participate in tryouts. Thank you
Any student who wishes to try out for the 7th grade boys basketball team needs to email Coach Turney at firstname.lastname@example.org with his desire to participate in tryouts. Thank you.
Searcy School District received notice of resignation from Searcy High School head football coach Mark Kelley today. Coach Kelley will be joining the Conway Wampus Cats coaching staff for the 2020 season. Coach Kelley led the Searcy Lions to their first state championship in its history last fall, and we are grateful for his dedication, winning spirit, and the rapport he developed with his student athletes. While we are disappointed to hear of his decision to leave Searcy School District, we want the best for Coach Kelley and wish him success as he continues his career in Arkansas high school football.
Any student who wishes to try out for the 7th grade girls basketball team needs to email Coach Kim Sitzmann by Friday, May 29 at email@example.com with her desire to participate in tryouts. Thank you.
Searcy School District congratulates Christyn Henderson on being selected as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Henderson teaches third grade at McRae Elementary School. Her innovative ideas, ability to teach students at all levels, willingness to continue learning herself and embrace new technology, and her positive attitude are just some of the reasons Mrs. Henderson was named as the district teacher of the year. Mrs. Henderson loves her students and her profession, and she demonstrates it every day with her smiling face and kind words for students and colleagues alike. Mrs. Henderson will participate in the Arkansas State Teacher of the Year competition in June. Again, we offer our congratulations!!
This is so fun! You can have Dolly Parton read your child a bedtime story through her Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Searcy School District partners with Imagination Library, so pre-K students in our area have access to books. Check it out here!https://www.facebook.com/dollysimaginationlibrary/videos/668687647043612/?utm_source=DPIL%20BOS%20Users&utm_campaign=9e8422e3e9-gwd-aff-vtp&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_38cbcce4ee-9e8422e3e9-56733693&mc_cid=9e8422e3e9&mc_eid=77d8d5e95b
Searcy School District will "Light the Way for Searcy High School Grads" tomorrow night at 8:30 P.M. A skylight will shine from Lion Stadium across Searcy, and we invite all residents to turn on your lights at your homes and businesses as a show of support for our graduates. Mayor Osborne, Superintendent Barrett, and Principal Hodges will be on a livestream at 8:30 P.M. Join us here!
Due to waiting on local scholarship committees and concurrent college classes, we are delaying the virtual scholarship recognition until Wednesday and the honor graduate recognition until Thursday. The scholarship recognition will be posted at noon on Wednesday, and the honor graduate slideshow will be posted by 10:00 A.M. on social media and run on the Lion Stadium video board from 11:30 A.M.- 4:30 P.M. The virtual graduation will run at Lion Stadium from 8:30A.M.-8:30 P.M. Thank you, and Happy Senior Celebration Week!
Searcy School District has been approved for a program called “Emergency Meals to You,” a partnership between USDA and Baylor University to benefit those in need of meal assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Any students who qualified for free or reduced-price meals during the current 2019-20 school year are eligible for this program. You may apply for shelf-stable meals to be shipped to your home for a few weeks after our Child Nutrition department finishes their meal distribution on May 18.You must apply online by Tuesday, May 12, 2020 to be eligible to receive these meals. The link to apply for this program is below. Thank you! https://mealstoyou.org/emergency-meals-to-you-application/
We ask our families and community members to help us celebrate our 2020 SHS graduating seniors! For more detailed information, access the link here. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/694412/Searcy_School_District_Graduation_Plans__1_.pdf
It's our last month for the 2019-2020 school year. Here is your May Update. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/692888/May_2020.pdf
Hippy Registration is Still Open! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMqCbmvZ78FneTx_62TkFkNHyOrimO44_foH4G2Y8A5-zIRw/viewform?usp=sf_link
This is not goodbye--this is just "see you later." Congratulations, Seniors! Today is senior item pickup at SHS. https://www.searcyschools.org/article/240502?org=searcy-school-district
We are continuing to feed our children lunch and breakfast, but our days are changing. See the flyer here. En espanol--. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/636851/Meal_Services_espanol.pdf
Have you registered your kindergartner for next year? Don't worry! You still have time. Here is the link to all the information and the online registration forms. https://www.searcyschools.org/article/234318
On Saturday, April 25th, Governor Asa Hutchinson declared that no schools in Arkansas hold a traditional graduation ceremony before July 1st. Due to crowds and the need for social distancing, the first proposed graduation date of June 20th as well as the SHS prom on June 13th will not take place. At the present time, graduation on July 25th is still scheduled, but we will continue to follow the guidance of Governor Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Health.
Hippy Registration is now open! Click the link to register your child for the pre-K Hippy Program! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMqCbmvZ78FneTx_62TkFkNHyOrimO44_foH4G2Y8A5-zIRw/viewform
Superintendent Barrett's Searcy School District update. Access the video link here for your update. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByW99owUjh0&feature=youtu.be
Searcy School District Superintendent Diane Barrett will provide a video update on Wednesday, April 15th, to provide school-related information and address various concerns that have been brought to our attention. She will provide the most relevant and up-to-date information that she can during these uncertain times. Thank you.
The SHS Lion football team is selling championship t-shirts as a fundraiser! Funds will go toward championship rings. An image of the t-shirt is on the order form at the link below. Order yours now!https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScn9LCiQHFXZerGpdeBl7dUyoHUV_10bKKf3Uln_7Gg_9-vAw/viewform
Do you have Searcy School District questions? Are you needing help with AMI information? We have AMI learning resources here for your convenience. Click the link here! http://www.searcyschools.org/o/searcy-school-district/browse/112143
This message is for parents of Searcy students. We understand that your child may have left items at school in lockers or cubbies. We will provide a time in the future for our students to retrieve these items.If it is an emergency, please contact the building level principal. Also, we will inform you when you may pick up your ordered yearbooks. Thank you very much for your patience and cooperation as we work through these unusual circumstances.
Here's your Searcy Schools April UPDATE! Click the link to access.https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/654909/April_2020.pdf
Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary Johnny Key directed all schools to remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year, and continue to participate in Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) until the end of the current school year. During that time, Searcy School District will postpone or provide alternate plans for activities such as prom and graduation. We will revisit plans to reschedule if Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. Our offices will be open on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M. We will continue to provide up-to-date information through phone messaging, social media, school website, and our mobile app.Thank you for your support!
We hope our students and their families will enjoy the Searcy Schools Car Caravan! Check out all the information on the flyer and access the parade route here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/644311/Car_Caravan_Route.pdf
Searcy School District was made aware that a teacher sent a message to students containing misinformation about the cancellation of prom, which has now been shared to social media. In point of fact, we were in the process of creating a survey to seek input from our students about possible rescheduling of prom. Parents of juniors and seniors will receive this survey tomorrow, April 1st. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
Good morning, Students! It's 8:00 A.M.,and we wish you were in our classrooms and walking our halls. But, we have to be healthy and safe. Remember, the beat goes on, and we are continuing our school year! Here are messages from your teachers and staff members! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6faC5Qdypc&feature=youtu.be
Searcy School District meal services will continue on Monday, March 30. We have additional locations and different times. Please see the attached flyer. (English) https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/636850/Meal_Services.pdf (Espanol) https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/636851/Meal_Services_espanol.pdf
We want to thank College Church of Christ, Downtown Church of Christ, First Assembly of God, First United Methodist Church, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Cloverdale Church of a Christ, and Trinity Baptist Church for offering meals during Spring Break week. We are so grateful for this partnership and these volunteers! THANK YOU! They will be serving at the same locations all week from 11:00AM-12:30 PM.
We want to encourage all families to take advantage of the daily lunches and breakfasts that are being offered at our feeding sites. Local churches will be feeding families during Spring Break. Please see the week's times and locations at the link below. This week, all family members may receive the food offerings. Searcy School District also wants to assure our families that we will continue providing lunch/breakfast for all children ages 18 and under and Searcy Public Schools students after Spring Break and through the following weeks. Remember, this is for all children-not just Searcy Public Schools students. We wish all our families an enjoyable spring break week. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/624682/Spring_Break_Meal_Distribution.pdf En espanol:https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/628679/Spanish_copy_of_fo
We want to inform you that you will be receiving a survey through School Status. We understand some families do not have access to the internet, mobile devices, or may have limited access to each. We are working to ensure all families can access the internet and have adequate devices to continue participating in remote learning. We understand many of you have already filled out a similar survey, but we need a survey completed for every student in our district. Thank you very much for your cooperation and support during these uncertain and ever changing events. Remember, you can’t stop the beat of Searcy Public Schools! Thank you!
Superintendent Diane Barrett will participate along with other community leaders in a Facebook Live Update for our community regarding COVID-19. Tune in to https://m.facebook.com/searcydotcom at 2:00 P.M. today for this live presentation for updates on various community areas.
We were notified by Hardees that the Hardees locations on Race Street and at Love's truck stop are offering free sausage biscuits to school age children 18 and under from 5:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. daily until further notice. Wow! Thank you to Hardees for this wonderful service!
We know you have received a lot of information from us over the last several days. Here is a link that has all the important information in one place. Thank you for being so supportive! http://www.searcyschools.org/searcy-school-district-covid-19-information
Important Message for Parents-If your child has medication at school that you would like to pick up, please do so at your child's school tomorrow (Wednesday), March 18th,from 11:00 A.M-12:30 P.M. Identification will be required. We ask that you send an email to your building principal to let him/her know you plan to do the medication pick-up. Nurses will be on site to distribute the medication to parents.Once school resumes, please remember to return the medication. Thank you.
In an effort to continue to keep our students and community healthy and safe, we are closing all school playgrounds and athletic facilities throughout our district until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation and support!
This message is for parents of band and orchestra students. Any band/orchestra student who wishes to pick up his/her instrument may do so at SWMS, AJHS,and SHS music rooms between 11:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M. tomorrow,Tue, March 17th. A music teacher will be on site in each room during this time.
Searcy Public Schools will be closed for students Monday, March 16-Friday, March 20. Spring break will follow March 23-March 27.
After receiving direction from Governor Asa Hutchinson, Searcy School District will be utilizing Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) Days 1-5 beginning Monday, March 16. Students received AMI packets for days 1-5 last fall, and students in grades 1st-12th may interact with their teachers through Google Classroom, as well. Please continue to check our website and/or social media sites for up-to-date information throughout the week.
After receiving information that a parent may have been exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and was self-quarantining, we followed state protocol and contacted the school health hotline that has been set up for school personnel. The Arkansas Department of Health conducted an investigation and determined that there was no direct risk and that we should continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the Governor’s office, the Arkansas Department of Health, and the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education. We understand that reports such as this may cause concern, but we assure you we are remaining in contact with the Arkansas Department of Health regarding any report we may receive of possible COVID-19 exposure.
Athletic Update: Due to the threat of bad weather, the SHS softball game scheduled for today has been cancelled.
We would like to inform you that the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) has suspended all spring sports/activities beginning Sunday, March 15th through Monday, March 30th. We will keep you apprised as we learn additional information after that time. Thank you.
To see Governor Asa Hutchinson's press conference regarding COVID-19 in Arkansas, access the link here. https://www.kark.com/news/health/coronavirus/watch-live-at-130-governor-asa-hutchinson-secretary-of-adh-gives-update-on-states-coronavirus-response-school-closures-expected/
Athletic Update: The Conway Invitational Soccer Tournament has been cancelled for this weekend.
Activity Update for Searcy School District: The following activities scheduled for today (3/12) have been cancelled. Sr. High Track Meet, AJHS East Night Out (to be rescheduled), SHS baseball game against Mayflower.
Searcy School District understands that due to COVID-19 some Arkansas schools have announced school closures. We are keeping abreast of current state information and will release further details after Governor Asa Hutchinson gives his guidance during his 1:45 P.M. press conference today.
Students in grades 4-12 will be completing an online survey tomorrow at school regarding home access to technology. If you are the parent of a student in grades K-3, please expect your child’s school to send you the survey to complete. Thank you for your assistance in this survey.
Flood Route Update: Bus 43 & 30 will be dropping off students at Love's truck stop at approximately 3:25 P.M.and at the skating rink at approximately 3:35 P.M. today.
Searcy School District is running flood routes for buses 43 & 30 (Higginson route). The stops will be at Love's truck stop and the Searcy Skating Rink. Thank you.
Searcy School District encourages all our families to fill out 2020 Census Information. Watch this short video from Governor Asas Hutchinson to find out more!https://www.dropbox.com/s/l0isk0q3xczrncb/190826_Census%20Video%20Message-captions.mp4?dl=0
SHS 9th grade cheerleader informational meeting will be held on Feb 23 at 5:30pm in the SHS cafeteria. Students must have a current physical to tryout and are encouraged to bring it to the meeting. Contact Mrs. Holeyfield at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Parent/Teacher Conferences for grades 7-12 will be held tomorrow, Thurs, February 6 from 3:40-7:30 P.M. at Ahlf Junior High School and Searcy High School.
Searcy School District congratulates Westside Elementary School kindergarten teacher Mira Smith for receiving the Janett Crain Teacher of the Week award sponsored by Crain Media and Chick-Fil-A. Pictured with Mrs. Smith are Grant Carey of Crain Media and Jana Richardson of Chick-Fil-A. Mrs. Crain was a champion for public education and especially Searcy School District. Congratulations to Mrs. Smith!
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.
The official print company of AAA has offered these amazing State Championship products! Order here for your State Championship merchandise! https://shop.image1one.com/ahss/Products/Select_Your_Team/Searcy
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/