Brenda Bernet

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Leave policy proposals generate more debate for Fayetteville School Board

Subscriber onlySchool Board members saw new options to consider for changing the district's leave policy, a proposal that generated more heated discussion Thursday night because it reduces the number of personal days for teachers. Continue reading...

Fayetteville assistant principals to stay put

Subscriber onlyAssistant principals set to move campuses in the fall instead will remain where they are, following Superintendent Paul Hewitt's decision to cancel the transfers. Continue reading...

Fayetteville calls off plan to move assistant principals

FAYETTEVILLE — Elementary and middle school assistant principals will remain with their same campuses, school district spokesman Alan Wilbourn confirmed. Continue reading...

McNair fifth-grader gives money from bakery to charity, scholarship

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- At 9, she asked for a KitchenAid mixer, like the ones chefs used on the Food Network. Continue reading...

Parents seek to delay shift in personnel

Petition started opposing move of assistant principals

Subscriber onlyMore than 450 people have signed an online petition requesting School District administrators delay a decision to move most middle and elementary assistant principals to different campuses. Continue reading...

Fayetteville schools one step closer to five-year plan

Subscriber only What started as an outline for the School District's agenda for the next five years is looking more like a detailed plan for "ensuring all students succeed in a highly competitive and rapidly changing global society." Continue reading...

Schools prepare for graduations

Ceremonies to be held at UA

Subscriber onlyMore than 4,000 seniors from nine high schools will don caps and gowns at graduation ceremonies in Bud Walton Arena and Barnhill Arena over the next three days. Continue reading...

Academic All-Stars shoot for top schools at home and far away

Subscriber onlyAmong 10 students who represent the best and brightest in Northwest Arkansas, two will attend Ivy League universities this fall. Others are leaving for schools in Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa. Continue reading...

State mock-trial champs seek U.S. title

Har-Ber team represents state in national mock trial contest

Subscriber onlyWith the mock trial team headed to its first national contest, Fayetteville attorney Cliff Plunkett offered some tough last-minute critiques. Continue reading...

Fayetteville board hears proposal on salaries, career education

Subscriber onlySchool Board members listened to a proposal to adjust salary schedules and an update on career education programs for high school students during a Thursday workshop at Fayetteville High School. Continue reading...

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