Brenda Bernet

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Bentonville board approves BHS track project

Subscriber onlyThe Bentonville High School track will have a new surface in June. Continue reading...

Switching to LED lights results in incentive money, energy savings for Springdale schools

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Upgrading light fixtures is expected to save the school district's maintenance staff time and to reduce energy costs, officials said. Continue reading...

Pause in annual review of schools keeps some from receiving cash prizes

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Some of the state's top schools were excluded from $7 million the Arkansas Department of Education recently awarded to more than 150 campuses. Continue reading...

Springdale festival brings together charter schools, private schools, school districts

Subscriber only A festival gave parents a chance to meet officials from charter schools, private schools, traditional school districts and other education groups in one spot. Continue reading...

SHS to receive new athletic facilities

Subscriber onlyA $3.5 million project will provide Springdale High School with a competitive track and practice fields for baseball and softball within the next year. Continue reading...

Regional legislative agenda focuses on workforce education

Subscriber onlyThe preparation of high school students and adults for high-demand jobs is a legislative priority for the business community. Continue reading...

Har-Ber student, recent 'Millionaire' winner, earns top score

Subscriber onlySojas Wagle, a sophomore at Har-Ber High School in Springdale, received a score of 36 on his ACT, according to information released by the Springdale School District. Continue reading...

New Northwest Arkansas superintendents familiar with snow

Subscriber onlyTwo superintendents are experiencing their first winters with their Northwest Arkansas districts after coming from regions where it's not unusual to go to school when it snows. Continue reading...

Expanding options draw students from school districts

Subscriber onlyStudents in Northwest Arkansas have a growing number of options for their education, a trend traditional public school districts are following closely. Continue reading...

Experts say education key in choosing schools

Subscriber onlyThe growing number of educational options for students in Northwest Arkansas can be mind-boggling for parents. How do they decide which school is right for them? Continue reading...

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