Dragon Weekly

Week of April 5

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It's All Things Mountainburg, in Your Pocket.

We are loving our new app! Access sports scores, cafeteria menus, news updates, and even

emergency notifications, right from your pocket.


Download the app on Android: https://bit.ly/3kjrHCH or iPhone: https://apple.co/2NPOcDe.

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Dr. Atwell shared the district's vision for new facilities and upgrades to current facilities in a newsletter. Here is a link to the newsletter: https://www.smore.com/49drg


The following public meetings will be held to share information about the millage election and the proposed facilities projects. Please attend, and encourage students, parents, and community members to attend.


  • April 13, 2021 6:00-7:00 @ Mountainburg City Hall
  • April 15, 2021 6:00-7:00 @ MMS/MHS Cafeteria
  • May 10, 2021 6:00-7:00 @ Mountainburg City Hall
  • May 13, 2021 6:00-7:00 @ MMS/MHS Cafeteria


May 18 Election Day

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Storytime from MES 3rd Grade Students

Ms. Yingling's 3rd-grade class is learning how to write a personal narrative with an interesting beginning, middle, and end! Here are a few of our favorite stories from this week.
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MMS and MHS ACT Aspire Test Prep Begins

Parents, We are getting ready for ACT Aspire Testing.

See tips and tricks making sure your student is prepared on the day of testing. Parent ACT Aspire Tips link HERE

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MHS Student selected to attend Arkansas Youth Leadership Forum

Shout Out to MHS Junior, Ian Walker, for being selected to attend the 2021 Arkansas Youth Leadership Forum at Hendrix College in June.


Ian is the son of Branden and Andrea Walker. Congratulations Ian!

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Pop Art at MHS

Mrs. Boland's Art students created Pop Art. This is art based on modern popular culture and the mass media. Great job!!
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MHS FCCLA Members Advance to Nationals

Mountainburg High School currently leads the state in FCCLA with the most students advancing to Nationals than any other school in Arkansas.


MHS currently has the most successful FCCLA program in the state of Arkansas and will be highlighted in the Department of Education newsletter. We also have students that have been asked to present to other students from across the US at Nationals in Nashville, TN. They have been asked to present on how to make a successful STAR Event Project.


Presenting at Nationals, will be MHS FCCLA Members:

Gracie Farmer

Emily Hensly

Trinity Graves

Mandy Striplin

FBLA Member Advances to Nationals

Maggie Burrough, MHS Junior, placed 2nd in Healthcare Administration in the State Leadership Event. This qualifies her to participate in the National Leadership Conference. Congratulations Maggie!
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Prom 2021 - Deadline to pay for tickets: Friday, April 9

We are SUPER excited to announce that we will be having PROM!!


Current COVID conditions will allow Mountainburg High School to host the Junior and Senior Prom. Students will be asked to wear or have a mask available at prom. Other safety measures that are mandated at the time of prom will be in place.


Per the current conditions, students will be allowed to dance at prom.


Please Note: Anyone not an MHS junior or senior must be invited

as a guest of an MHS junior or senior.


With prom being an optional event, students and their families can determine their comfort level in participating.


MHS students have been provided with information concerning prom via email. If there are any questions, please contact Mrs. Christian, MHS Prom Coordinator.

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Spring is here and that means Dragon Baseball and Lady Dragon Softball! Come out and support these young men and women this season!

  • Game Schedule for 2021
  • Fans are asked to bring lawn chairs to games.
  • Being outside will be great, but we must continue to practice social distancing and wearing a mask when necessary.
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From Mrs. Dean, MES Counselor

Empathy: To understand and share the feelings of another person.

Sesame Street: Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

From Mrs. Holliday, MMS Counselor

This week at the Brain Academy Mrs. Holliday discussed what a healthy friendship looks like with 5th and 6th grade. Here are some friendship “recipes” that were created!!
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Career Information

Arkansas Times - 2021 Blueprint

An Arkansas Times Guide to Technical Education & Careers in Arkansas (Online version)


The hardcopy of this edition can be found on the table across from the main office.

Free Summer Camp for 9th Grade Students

All camps are free! Camps are June 27th-July 2nd at Arkansas School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Hot Springs.

Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors

SENIORS: Go to the link below and click "easy scholarships"

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Are You Stressed?

Did you know that some stress is healthy? Things like exercise, being stuck in traffic, roller coasters, and watching horror films can boost your brain levels and heighten your senses. But chronic stress, or prolonged stress can cause things like inflammation and lowering your immune system.


Luckily, Dr. Liesl McConchie is helping our Middle School Brain Academy students learn how to regulate their stress.

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Order Your '21 Dragon!

The deadline to order a personalized Dragon Yearbook for 2021 is Friday, April 16.

Non-personalized yearbooks can be ordered through Friday, May 7.


Click HERE to order.


Mrs. Christian has several past years available. Please contact her at misty.christian@mountainburg.org to check to see if she has the year(s) you are needing.

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The Board of Education meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:45 PM in the board room (downstairs in the Administration Building) unless otherwise advertised.

Employment Opportunities

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How to Stay Informed and Up-to-Date on Mountainburg Public Schools

Download the Dragonslink App.


Campus Offices:


  • Mountainburg Elementary - 479.369.2762
  • Mountainburg Middle School - 479.369.4506
  • Mountainburg High School - 479.369.2146
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