The 37th Annual Miss Fountain Lake Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in the Fountain Lake Auditorium. Admission is $5 for Adults and $3 for Students. Contestants will compete in casual wear, talent, and evening gown. Special entertainment will be provided by Miss Fountain Lake 2016, Emily Johnson, "Cup of Joe", and Donnie Arendt. The winner and finalists will receive a combined total of $1,875.00 in scholarships. Make plans to attend and support your favorite contestant! Doors open at 6:15 p.m. The pageant begins at 7:00 p.m.
High School students, Alissa Lambert, Izabel Tillery, whom are aspiring teachers had the opportunity to accompany High School Teacher, Ms. Dana Smith, to a professional development course at Henderson University for pre-service teachers on Wednesday, March 8th. While there all three ladies were able to capture a picture with the dynamic presenter, Tyler Tarver whom is an educator himself.
On February 28, several classes visited Central High School in Little Rock, AR. Mrs. Bloomquist's Child Development class, Mr. Rountree's Civics class, and Ms. Smith's Orientation to Teaching classes toured Central High School which was featured in national news in 1957 with the segregation of 9 black students, known as the Little Rock 9, into an all white school.
Congratulations to the Cobra Band on earning straight Superior ratings and a Superior in sight reading.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN???? This means the band has earned the Arkansas Sweepstakes Band Award for the second year in a row!
High Five a Band Member!
On Friday, March 3, 2017 Mrs. Carrie Bloomquist , High School Parenting Teacher, and Coach Sandy Lively, Elementary Physical Education Teacher, joined forces to extend on Mrs. Bloomquist's class lesson "The Importance of Play." For the day several 10th - 12th grade students partnered with Kindergarten and 1st grade classes to exercise, dance, and play ball.
Thursday March 9th, Middle School Teacher, Mrs. Gigi Bird, and three 6th grade students were invited to the "Discovering Excellence in Arkansas", event that took place at the Museum of Discovery. The event focused on students having the ability to talk to industrial scientists from seven business regions relating to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The three female students that were selected to go each submitted an application, an essay, and were recommended by a teacher prior to being eligible for the event. At the event the students had the opportunity to participate in seven different stations where they had hands-on activities and competitions. A huge shout out to Molex who sponsored the event.
On Friday, March 10, 2017 students with the Fountain Lake Elementary had the excitement of participating in one of America's most popular school Assemblies "The NED Show". The assembly is based on a lovable cartoon character "NED", designed to give students life long tools to become Champions in school and in life. It also promotes an easy to remember message "Never give up, Encourage others and Do your best."
Pictured is third grade student Issac Hart and NED Show Performer Nate Richey