Badger Blast

Arkadelphia Public Schools newsletter

Badger Blast: May 13 - 18

For the AHS Class of 2019, the countdown is almost over. Wednesday will be the final day as students for this senior class and they'll celebrate with an awards assembly in the morning, the Arkadelphia Promise Signing Ceremony in the afternoon and end this chapter of their respective lives with the traditional Senior Walkout through the halls of AHS after the Promise Signing Ceremony.

Congratulations to the Arkadelphia High School Class of 2019. We all wish you the best of luck in whatever the future holds for all of you. Go Badgers.

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Monday, May 13: AHS Badger Scholar Banquet, HSU Garrison Center, 5:30

Tuesday, May 14: Central Primary Field Day: 2nd grade 9:30 - 11:00; 3rd grade 12:30 - 2:15

Tuesday, May 14: Arkadelphia Bands Spring Concert - OBU Jones Performing Arts Center

6th grade: 6:30

7th grade: 7:00

8th grade: 7:30

High school: 8:00

Wednesday, May 15: AHS Senior Academic Awards, AHS gym - 9:00 am

Wednesday, May 15: Arkadelphia Promise Signing Ceremony, AHS gym, 1:00 pm

Thursday, May 16: Perritt Primary Nickelodeon Choir program, 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Friday, May 17: AHS Graduation Practice, HSU Wells Center, 9:00 am

Saturday, May 18: AHS Graduation, HSU Wells Center, 10:00

Monday, May 20: APSD Athletics Awards Ceremony, Park Hill Baptist Church, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, May 21: Peake Elementary 5th Grade Program, 1:30 and 6:00 pm

Tuesday, May 21: APSD Board of Education Monthly Meeting, 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 23: Central Primary 3rd Grade program, 1:30 and 7:00

Thursday, May 23: APSD Employee Awards Dinner, HSU Garrison Center, 6:00 pm

AHS students CONTINUE ap testing this week

Our AHS students continue the two-week AP testing period today. Take a look at the schedule below. Good luck on the AP tests, students!

Mon., May 13 Biology Banquet Room, HSU 7:45 am

Tues., May 14 Calculus Banquet Room, HSU 7:45 am

Wed., May 15 English Language Ballroom, HSU 7:45 am

Thurs., May 16 Statistics Ross Room, HSU 11:30 am

Fri., May 17 Computer Science A Wilson Room, HSU 11:30 am

live stream schedule for next two weeks

The last couple of weeks of school give us several programs, concerts,and events throughout the district and we hope to be able to bring as many of those to you as possibly both live and recorded on the APSD-TV YouTube Channel. See the image below for the live stream schedule for the next two weeks.

As a disclaimer, we would warn you that these are our plans, but we're a the mercy of technology. We have had success the majority of the times we have live streamed events this year, but we have had a few hiccups. If we encounter issues, we'll post on the respective pages. Here's to smooth sailing with technology over the next two weeks so we can bring these program to family members who can't make the events!

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Families need to take a look at the flier below for information on the APSD Food Service summer lunch program! (Click the image to see a bigger version.)

Take advantage of this service provided FREE OF CHARGE for ALL children 18 and under.

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The school lunch menus are located on the official APSD App (available in the App Store and on Google Play) as well as the link below on the APSD website (just click the image below the next paragraph).

If you have not been able to access the menus the last couple of weeks on the app, please select the option that says "All" instead of the options of "This Week" or "Next Week". This option and the website will have the menus for the rest of the month of April. We are working to find out why the menus might not be displaying correctly on the weekly options on the app.

2019-20 APSD Calendar Posted

The Arkadelphia Public Schools Board of Education recently approved the 2019-20 academic calendar. The calendar has been posted on the APSD website so parents can refer to it when planning vacations, days off, etc. Also please see the image below with 2019-20 Holidays and other dates of interest.

A printable PDF version of the calendar can be found here

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Keep Up with Arkadelphia Public Schools on Social Media

You can keep up with events and other information at all of the APS campuses by several social media outlets. These locations are also a great place to see pictures of events that take place throughout the year.

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Arkadelphia High School seniors will be able to pick up scholarship applications for two scholarships awarded by the Peake High School Alumni Foundation beginning on January 30. The applications for the Richard and Roberta Griffith Scholarship and the Peake High School Alumni Foundation scholarship are available to pick up in the AHS counselors's office.The amount of each scholarship is $1,000 and the deadline for applications to be postmarked is March 31, 2019.