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 27Soccer Senior Night @ 5PM
Baseball Senior Night@ 5PMSoftball Senior Night@ 5PMApril 28Dance Show 7PMApril 29Dance Show 2PM
Baseball District TournamentSoftball District Tournament
May 1State Track Meet
HS Choir Banquet
School Choice- Deadline May 1stThe 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.
Jr. High Regional Track Meet
Congratulations to all of our junior high athletes who competed in the Regional Track Meet on April 23rd.Boys
Pole VaultZach McCoy- 5th Place - Height of 11'03200 M RelayMartin Nunez, Joseph York, Kyle Jones, Nehemiah Releford - 6th Place - Time of 9:18.02400 M DashKyle Jones - 8th Place - Time of 56.871600 M RelayKyle Jones, Michael Shaddon, Joseph York, Martin Nunez - Time of 4:00.50Girls Performances * indicates a personal record
McIntosh: 4-10* (4th)
Posey: 7-6* (5th)
Bias: 32-1.75 (5th)
Mann: 33-8 (2nd)
Towns-Robinson: 84-1 (1st)
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.
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!
Alma DECA Takes on AtlantaEighteen 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
Hospitality & Tourism Research Project
Business Growth Plan
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
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
May is full of events; be sure you are checking our calendars to see what is up next.
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