Bryant Bands had 17 students selected to All-State Bands 2019.
Bryant Choirs had 22 students selected to All-State Choirs. Not only was the school record maintained from last year, but Bryant’s program is second in the state for the number of students in All-State.
Bethel’s 6th Grade Quiz Bowl team placed 2nd at the Dawson Co-op Regional tournament.
CES K.I.C.K.S. 5 Officers collected $953 in donations for Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
The Hornet Health Center received a grant providing dental sealants for 2nd and 6th grade students.
Lady Hornet swimmer and freshman Shelby Bratton set a new school record in the 200 individual medley.
The BHS Blood Drive, sponsored by the Swarm, was a huge success with 96 life-saving donations.
Hill Farm Elementary hosted the archery invitational on Saturday, January 26.
The BHS Hornet Archery Team won 3rd place overall at the Hill Farm Bow Bash Junior Jordan Morris finished 2nd overall in the female archer division.
Congratulations to the SES Archery Team which finished in 2nd place at the Hill Farm Bow Bash.
FIVE Beta Club members qualified for nationals at the state convention: Connor Maurer,1st place in the Division II Social Studies Academic test | Zach May, 3rd place in the Division II Social Studies Academic test | Braden Pierce, 3rd place in the Division I Social Studies test | Jackson Bumgarner, 1st place in Division I Language Arts | Kristine Lynch, 3rd place in Onsite Pencil Drawing, Division II
Congratulations to Jake Meaders who was recognized by the New York Times for his excellent writing skills and smart comment. Read his comment:
Parkway sponsored Bring Your Parent to PE, a weeklong opportunity for parents to share in student learning.
Former BHS Varsity Dance Coach Laura Wooten was selected to receive the 2017-18 Arkansas Coach of the Year Award for Girls Dance by the NFHS Coaches Association.
Congratulations 9th grade Quiz Bowl for winning 2nd place in Russellville tournament (JR High division)
Hill Farm Robotics teams placed 4th and 7th at the UALR Vex IQ tournament!
BMS competed in the UALR Vex Robotics tournament. Team 1338B won the Design Award and a spot at VEX State. Two 7th grade teams competed for the first time in VEX IQ taking 3rd and 5th place. Team 1338A won the Teamwork award and a spot at VEX IQ State!
The BMS Archery Team won 1st place at the Glen Rose Invitational. The team finished in the Top 5 overall.
The Lady Hornet Swim Team placed first and the Hornets placed 2nd at their home meet.
Salem Elementary was awarded an Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Wildlife Conservation Education Grant in the amount of $4,481.75 for improvements to their outdoor classroom.
Salem Elementary was named a Special Olympics Unified Champion School, our first elementary school to qualify for this honor!
Congratulations to winners of the Saline County Spelling Bee: 1st Place: Maricka Farr, 6th grade (Bryant Middle School) 3rd Place: Matthew Elder, 7th Grade (Bryant Middle School)
Congratulations to the 103 Bryant HS band students who were selected to the All-Region Bands—a new school record! Of these students, nine were the top scoring on their instrument (Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba). In three weeks, 38 students will advance to All-State auditions!
Congratulations to junior Ashley Courtois for being one of only two students in Arkansas to win the Next Generation Personal Finance Payback Challenge Honorable Mention Award. Ashley receives a $500 scholarship check for her essay entry submitted last semester while in Honors Seminar.
On Saturday, January 12, 280 fifth grade students from schools in Central Arkansas competed in a math tournament at the Lisa Academy in Little Rock. 17 students from Springhill competed in this tournament. When the final results were announced, Springhill Elementary had 6 students in the top 1% and 10 students in the top 25%! Two students placed in the top 10. TJ Ball came in at #10, and Matthew Anderson came in at #7.
The Bryant and Benton School Districts were awarded the 2018 Unity Award by the Benton Chamber of Commerce. Benton Mayor Tom Farmer presented the award to Superintendents Karen Walters and Mike Skelton. The award commends both districts for the unity and bravery exhibited during the Salt Bowl.
Two Bryant educators, Jessica Ballou (BHS) and Michele Owen (HFES) were selected by the Arkansas Department of Education to receive a $1,000 sponsorship to attend the Computer Science Teachers Association Annual Conference this summer.
Congratulations to Henne Shavers for signing a letter of intent to play Softball at SAU-Tech!
LR Family celebrated two Bryant teachers as Amazing Educators: Carolyn Hays and Chrystal Burkes.
Collegeville has been awarded a grant for over $4000 from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to build an outdoor classroom for engaging students in STEM learning and enhance their educational experience.
Congratulations to Jack Clay for becoming a Finalist (Top 10) in the 2018-19 Arkansas Young Playwrights Competition for his play The Great American Winnebago Extravaganza. Jack’s play will be performed and evaluated with the other finalists’ plays on April 6th at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock. Also recognized as an alternate (Top 15), Madison Smith with A Killer’s Hypnosis.
The Saline County Quorum Court recognized the Bryant Football team and coaching staff on December 17 for their 7A State Championship.
BHS Student Senate, sponsored 50 Christmas angels for Salvation Army.
The Bryant High School Football team will be recognized as one of the top 50 High School Football teams in the country for the 2018 season by MaxPreps 14th annual Tour of Champions.
Twenty BMS Band students were selected for All-Region.
Congratulations to the Lady Hornet swim team on a 3rd place finish and the Hornet swim team on a 2nd place finish at the Russellville meet.
BEMS students placed in the VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest: Hannah Brewer, 2nd at Benton VFW; Ella York placed first at district level; Madelyn Lewis won 3rd place.
Congratulations to BUCK JAMES, 7A/6A Coach of the Year, and KAJUAN ROBINSON, 7A/6A Defensive Player of the Year, winners of the 2018 Farm Bureau Insurance Awards.
ImmunizeAR selected the Hornet Health Center as the 2018 Outstanding Efforts in Influenza Champions. Congratulations to pediatrician Dr. Anton Duke, coordinator Angela Lasiter, and staff of AR Pediatric Clinic/Hornet Health Center for this well earned honor!
Congrats to Bryant Middle School 7th and 8th grade Cheer teams for earning FIRST place at the Best of the Best competition in Hot Springs!! Congrats Coach Meister and Bryant Cheer!
Abbie Patton signed Arkansas Tech University to continue her academic and cross country career.
Parkway Elementary’s gingerbread house float won first place in the Bryant Christmas Parade.
Congratulations Scott Hart, Bryant School Board member, winner of ASBA Pinnacle award for receiving 200 hours of continuing education.
CES raised the most money ($611) of all elementary schools for Breads for a Cause/Santas with Badges. Officer Alpe presented a trophy to the school.
The Bethel Bells and Jr Bells performed Christmas songs at the State Capitol, as did Bryant Elementary.
The 2018 Hornet Football team captured the 7A Championship in a 27-7 win over NLR. Congratulations to MVP, Latavion Scott
Fifteen Bryant High School JROTC cadets (including 2 flight academy candidates) traveled to Little Rock AFB on Nov 30 to fly in the C-130 Hercules simulator. Each cadet took-off and landed the C-130 and received advice from one of Lockheed-Martin’s instructor pilots on his Air Force career and what it takes to be a pilot.
Congrats to the Hornet swim team for a 1st place finish and the Lady Hornets for 2nd place in the meet on Dec. 1!
Lady Hornet Aly Bowers signed a commitment to play softball at Frontier Community College.
Lady Hornet Volleyball Student-Athlete Faith Stone signed to continue her academic/athletic career at Belhaven College.