Congrats to the BHS Archery Team for winning the Southwest Invitational! Outstanding performances by David Johnson, Sean Morris and Mitchell Elmore, as they finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall in the tournament.
BHS Beta Club members volunteered at the AR Foodbank.
BMS students donated over 600 books to be used as presents for elementary students!
Five students from Mrs. Qualls’ classes attended the 2019 Girls of Promise Cybersecurity & Coding Summit at HSU: Olivia McCallister, Jaycee Clemmer, Kaitlyn Loudermilk, Isabella Martinez, and Brianna Lewis.
As of December 1, students in the BHS Internship program logged 985 hours of volunteer time at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock during the fall semester. Bryant High School was awarded $8,780 through the Innovation in Computer Science School Grant Program.
Hornet baseball player Cade Drennan signed his Letter of Intent to continue his education and baseball career at UAFS.
BHS Choirs students performed at the State Capitol.
Hornet Head Coach Buck James was named Coach of the Year and five players for the Class 7A State champion Bryant Hornets have been named to the Arkansas All-State football team.
Two gold and four silver medals: FCCLA students competed in six different STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) recently. All 6 teams will be advancing to State in March.
HFES hosted the first archery tournament of the season, with students shooting the highest score of elementary participants. BES & SPES teams were first year participants.
Congratulations to the Great Bryant Chamber 2019 Christmas Parade winners: 1st place Parkway Elementary School and 2nd place Salem Elementary.
BMS Robotics won 2nd and 5th place at the HSU tournament. Salem’s Tiger Bots placed 7th and qualified for the finals in the afternoon where they earned 4th place. PES ElectraPro team tied for second; ProCoders placed third in finals.
The Hornets earned the second State Football Championship in a win over the NLR Wildcats. The team finished the season 13-0. Austin Ledbetter was named MVP.
The new Love Auditorium opened with a performance by the Saline County Symphony Orchestra featuring the BHS Choir. Mrs. Ed Love and daughter Debbie attended the event in honor of the late Ed Love, district superintendent for 21 years.
Congratulations to Springhill Elementary School, named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by FranklinCovey Education. Schools who achieve this Lighthouse Certification are great examples of a strong leadership model and process, and of what it means to be a Leader in Me school. Springhill Elementary is only the sixth school in Arkansas to obtain Lighthouse status. Mayor Allen Scott proclaimed December 3, 2019 as “Springhill Elementary Day”.
The Nursing Department administered 3,806 flu shots to students and staff, a new record for the district!
Salem collected and sent 41 care packages to show appreciation for those serving our country.
Teachers from BMS & BJHS worked with students from BMS, BJHS and BES to decorate Saline Memorial Hospice.
The Hornets will return to State Championship game to defend their title after a win over Bentonville West.
Bryant Schools is so thankful for the Everett Family’s continued support of Bryant Athletics. We are excited to announce the Everett’s newest commitment to assist in replacing the outdoor turf at Hornet Stadium as well as the indoor turf inside the Hornet Field House. Beginning next fall, our complex will be recognized as “Everett Field” at Hornet Stadium!
Parkway Elementary 5th grade student Ayana Meyer earned the honor of “Flipping the Switch” to light the Courthouse at the Saline County Christmas Parade with her essay submission.
The Bryant JROTC Marksmanship Team placed 2nd overall at the recent North Little Rock High School Marksmanship Competition. Cadet TSgt McKinney won 3rd Overall (male and female) and Cadet Johnson won 1st Overall (male and female) in Prone Position. Pictured (left to right) Cadet TSgt Katherine McKinney, Cadet TSgt Jasmine Fregoso, Cadet Mitchell Elmore, Cadet David Johnson
The ESOL program, along with Saline County Adult Ed, hosted the first English class for parents at Parkway Elementary.
BJHS Jazz Band: Every student auditioning was selected as either 1st Band, 2nd Band, or Alternate in the All-Region Jazz Band. Bryant placed more students than any other school in our region!
Over 1900 guests joined us for Thanksgiving lunch on November 19.
Congratulations to the 14 Bryant Choir students who made the 2020 SWACDA National Honor Choir: Meredith Medford, Lexie Ellis, Daniella Lopez, William Alverio, Christian Sweeney, Ethan Davis, James Parker, Will Gordey, Brent Compton, Christian Motes, Jae Thomas, Joshua Mellor, Brennon Humphry, & Ethan Nooner.
Congratulations to the Hornets on the 7A Conference Championship and an undefeated season!
Four veterans who put country above self and education were awarded honorary high school diplomas on Veterans Day. Congratulations to Wilbur Alexander Burton, Rodney David Doherty, Gilbert Warren King, and Harry Franklin Tickell.
The Academic Fair showcased the academic opportunities offered to students, K-12.
Hornet baseball player Zion Collins signed with UA-Pine Bluff to continue his academic and athletic career.
Truli Bates signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Southern Arkansas University.
Congrats to the Bryant Junior High Hornets Football Team for earning the 2019 Central Arkansas Junior High Conference Football Championship. The Hornets accomplishment also includes a perfect undefeated season!
The Food Service team set two new meal records on Thursday: 2,486 breakfast and 5,810 lunches, which equals 8,296 meals.
After a fantastic performance at the state competition, the Legacy of Bryant received a superior rating and placed 4th overall.
We are celebrating a partnership with Entergy Arkansas to reduce energy usage. By implementing the Entergy Solutions Program at Parkway Elementary School, Bryant Schools was awarded a $66,641 incentive check to be used for facility projects.
SPES Heroes for Hunger food drive: A total of 1,798 food items were collected for 35 Springhill families to enjoy Thanksgiving and Christmas meals with all the trimmings!
BMS teacher Michael Work and SES teacher Peggy Lockhart were selected by Arvest Bank to receive $500 for their classrooms.
CONGRATS to the 2019 Hornet Yearbook staff! The 2019 book, “Common Ground,” was named a Crown Finalist by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, one of only 56 high school yearbooks nationwide to receive the honor.
Morrilton Cheer Competition: 9th Cheer team won 1st place; 8th White Cheer won 1st place and 8th Blue Cheer won 2nd.
BMS collected over $1,000 for the Food Drive.
BEMS 7th grade football completed an undefeated season.
Superintendent Karen Walters and Davis Elementary principal Dondre Harris both served time in support of the Bryant Boys and Girls Clubs fundraiser.
Students in the BHS work based learning and employment programs OWL/HIRE worked 2,056 hours, earning $11,720 during the first nine weeks.
Bryant Hornets finished third at the 6A-Central Conference. The Lady Hornets earned 2nd place.
The Legacy received a 1st Division Rating at the BOS Super Regional in Indianapolis.
At the Mcgehee Robotics Tournament, the high school 5691x team scored the excellence award; 5691b earned the skills champions; and both teams were named tournament champions. Middle school results included the judges award (1338g); design award ( 1338x); skills award (1338b); and tournament champion designation (1338b & 1338x).
9th Dance was second place in Jazz, Pom, and Hip Hop at Bentonville.
Transportation Department conducted bus evacuation drills during National Bus Safety Week
Schools celebrated Red Ribbon Week with pledges to be drug free.
The Legacy scored 1st division with all Superior Ratings at the ASBOA Region Marching Assessment.