Bright Futures network adds more Northwest Arkansas schools

Posted: April 24, 2016 at 1:09 a.m.

Jasmine Jones (from left), Shelby Bartram and Luz Carpio, all eighth-graders in the Environmental and Spatial Technologies Initiative at Central Junior High School, collect household items Wednesday for a family in the Central Junior High School Thrift Store at the school in Springdale. The household items are distributed to families in need with students at the school. This is the first semester for operation of the store that was created through the Student Directed Learning program a the school.

More school districts in Northwest Arkansas are joining a network that coordinates the efforts of schools, businesses and community members in meeting the needs of children.

Affiliates

Bright Futures affiliates in Northwest Arkansas

• Bentonville

• Berryville

• Decatur

• Deer-Mount Judea

• Gravette

• Greenland

• Lincoln

• Pea Ridge

• Prairie Grove

• Siloam Springs

• Springdale

Source: Bright Futures USA, Ralph Nesson

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