Bentonville School District Buying Church Land

Posted: August 19, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- The School Board on Monday unanimously agreed to buy land from a Centerton church to enhance access to West High School.

At A Glance

First Day Of School

During Monday’s School Board meeting, board members and School District administrators shared their thoughts on the first day of school Monday. Michael Poore, superintendent, said the year got off to a “great start.” He shared a picture of the high school’s main office Monday morning showing no students waiting to get schedule conflicts cleared up. “I thought this was particularly worthy of recognition,” Poore said. Poore also showed a video of Jeff Wasem, Old High Middle School’s principal, getting doused with ice water Monday after agreeing to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to fight ALS.

Source: Staff Report

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