• Alma School District Newsletter    April 27, 2018

    Alma School District Newsletter

    School News for April 27, 2018


    The Alma Dance Department presents "Sideshow" Saturday, April 28th at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 29th at 2 p.m. at the Alma Performing Arts Center. The show is an original story of a circus troupe and their journey to present their circus show to the public. The show features over 300 Alma School District students performing all styles of dance as well as acrobatics and various circus acts! This family-friendly show is sure to be loved by all! Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at almapac.org or by calling the Alma PAC box office at 479-632-2129..    Purchase tickets online here.  Student tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the box office, not online. 


    April 27

    Soccer Senior Night @ 5PM
    Baseball Senior Night@ 5PM
    Softball Senior Night@ 5PM
    April 28
    Dance Show 7PM
    April 29
    Dance Show 2PM

    April 30

    Baseball District Tournament 

    Softball District Tournament

    May 1

    State Track Meet
    HS Choir Banquet

    School Choice- Deadline May 1st

    The May 1st School Choice deadline is fast approaching.  School Choice is the law that allows students who are non-residents of the Alma School District to apply to attend Alma.  If you have friends or family that are considering attending Alma, please pass this information on to them.  The application can be found online here. If you have questions about School Choice please contact Assistant Superintendent  Pamm Treece at 632-4791.

    Girls Track



    Jr. High Regional Track Meet

    Congratulations to all of our junior high athletes who competed in the Regional Track Meet on April 23rd. 

    Pole Vault
    Zach McCoy- 5th Place - Height of 11'0
    3200 M Relay
    Martin Nunez, Joseph York, Kyle Jones, Nehemiah Releford - 6th Place - Time of 9:18.02
    400 M Dash
    Kyle Jones - 8th Place - Time of 56.87
    1600 M Relay
    Kyle Jones, Michael Shaddon, Joseph York, Martin Nunez - Time of 4:00.50
    Girls Performances * indicates a personal record

    High Jump
    McIntosh: 4-10* (4th)
    Pole Vault
    Posey: 7-6* (5th)
    McIntosh: 6-6*
    Shot Put
    Towns-Robinson:34-1.75 (2nd)
    Bias: 32-1.75 (5th)
    Triple Jump
    Mann: 33-8 (2nd)
    McIntosh: 30-10*
    Towns-Robinson: 84-1 (1st)
    300 Hurdles
    White: 55.23*


    Airedale Golf Classic June 2

    The 2018 Citizens Bank Airedale Golf Classic is right around the corner! Please register your teams as soon as possible! All proceeds will benefit the Mikell McSpadden and Frank Vines Scholarship Fund. If you are interested in sponsoring a hole of entering a team in the Airedale Golf Classic click here to find out more.  


    Great Start- Monday, August 13th 8:30-12:30

    Great Start is for students grades K, 3, 6, and 9. This is a special orientation day for students in those grades to explor and learn about their new school. 

    Click here to find out more.



    International Student- Be a Host Family

     Please take a moment and look over the international students that would like to join our district.  We are still actively recruiting several more families to host a teenager for the 2018-19 school year.  All sorts of families are welcome!!  Here is a short description of the current eligible students.  We will be adding more to the list as they submit their applications.  Remember that there is a small monthly stipend of $400 that is offered to our host families to help offset the costs of hosting. Thank you again for all of your support and commitment to the Alma School District!

     Eileen Parham
    Alma High School
    Exchange Program Coordinator/DSO









    Alma DECA Takes on Atlanta

    Eighteen Alma DECA members, who were first place winners at the Arkansas State Career Development Conference, competed at the International DECA Career Development Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, April 21-24, 2018.  Over 19,300 students from 10 countries participated in the event.  

    The Opening and the Grand Awards sessions were held at the newly opened Mercedez-Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons.

    Students who participated in the competitions and their events were:

    Business Services Operations Research

    Abigail Langley, Tabor Shores

    Community Service Project

    Abby Barnes, Emily O’Kelley

    Creative Marketing Project

    Noah Dowdy, Zeik Gregory

    Learn and Earn Project

    Hadley Medlock, Michelle Wells

    Entrepreneurship Promotion Project

    Josephine Meinardus

    Professional Selling

    Gage Wells

    Hospitality & Tourism Research Project

    Allison Mooney

    Business Growth Plan

    Colin Keady

    Public Relations Project

    Chandler Champion, Taylor Cruse, Grace Murphy

    Sports and Entertainment Operations Research

    Austin Cluck, Seth Cole, Sidney Hatley

    Fourteen of these students received the DECA Award of Excellence, which indicates that all performance indicators for their events have been successfully met.

    Josephine Meinardus, AR DECA State President,  and Austin Cluck, AR DECA VP of Finance, represented our state at the DECA Executive Officer caucuses, where they interviewed the executive officer candidates, then they participated in the Election of the 2018-2019 Executive Officer team.  

    DECA, an Association of Marketing Students, prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready.  

    All-State Choir

    All- State Choir

    Congratulations to the 30 Alma High School Choir students who were selected to the 2018 Arkansas All-State Choirs on February 2nd.  Thirty students represent a new Alma High School Record and make Alma the top school in the state for this school year. Click here to see the full list of All-State Choir. 



    High School Conference Track Meet

    Congratulations to the track teams for their performance at the 5A West Conference Meet. The following athletes qualified for the State Track Meet:

    Cooper McGhee 1st in 110m hurdles
    Parker Edwards 4th in High Jump and 300m hurdle
    Levi Prestige 4th in shot put
    Boys 400m Relay 4th- Logan Chronister, Riley Mitchelle, Keegan Rosebeary, Parker Edwards
    Boys 1600m Relay 3rd- Cooper McGhee, Cole Spencer, Parker Edwards, Riley Mitchelle

    Martie Shockley 1st in 300m hurdles
    Chesnee Ellifrits 4th in 100m hurdles
    Kayla McCain 4th in 400m dash
    Girls 400m relay 4th- Chesnee Ellifrits, Kayla McCain, Annika Duncan, Kylee Sims
    Girls 1600m relay 3rd- Martie Shockley, Annika Duncan, Haley White, Kayla McCain


    Alma In the News

    Soccer Notes 4_26_18

    Softball: Seven-run sixth propels Alma to win

    JH Track: Alma Wins River Valley Title


    May is full of events; be sure you are checking our calendars to see what is up next. 

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