North Little Rock School District

October 21, 2022

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Bus Safety Drills

On October 25 and 26, students who ride our buses will participate in emergency bus evacuations. These evacuations are safety drills and are required by the Arkansas Department of Education. These drills are to assist our students and bus drivers in practicing what to do in the event one of our buses is involved in an emergency situation.

Elementary student evacuations will take place in the afternoons. Secondary student evacuations will take place in the mornings. No delays are expected.

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Bill of Right Student Contest

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas is holding the 2022 Bill of Rights Day annual student contest. Students in grades 5-12 throughout the Eastern District of Arkansas are invited to enter an art and essay contest for the chance to win up to $500.

The deadline to submit the essays is October 30, 2022.

Questions? Contact Crystal Newton by email at or by phone at (501) 604-5351.

Crestwood Receives Recognition, Money for School Garden

Congratulations to Crestwood Elementary School on receiving the Best Harvest Partnership School Garden award from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Associations! October is Arkansas Farm to School Month.

The school received $500 as well.

The program provides the opportunity to promote the importance of involving young people in the process of fresh food production and cultivation. Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas generously provides the funding for the program.

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Middle Schoolers Win Big at Speech Competition

Congratulations to Payton Byrd, Denny Dobrovolsky, Ashton Parker, and Kaydence McCay! These four advanced drama students from the Seventh & Eighth Grade Campus attended the RockTown Showdown Forensics and Debate Competition at Little Rock West High School of Innovation. Byrd and Dobrovolsky were finalists in storytelling. Parker won third in storytelling and was a finalist in poetry. McCay placed second in storytelling.
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Family Literacy Night

Please make plans to join us for Family Literacy Night, which will take place on Monday, October 24, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This will be held on Zoom.

Click here for the Zoom link.

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