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Workplace campaigns to begin for United Way of Northwest Arkansas

SPRINGDALE — University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long promised to double his personal contribution for the 2017 United Way campaign and challenged others with means to join him. Continue reading...

Hall of Honor inductees share personal stories with Fayetteville High School students

Subscriber onlyTeenagers don't need to have a detailed life plan before graduating high school to make an impact on the community, 2016 inductees into the Hall of Honor said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Federal student aid requests start early

Application period moves up 3 months this year, lets families use ’15 taxes

Subscriber onlyCollege students and high school seniors can begin submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on Saturday, three months earlier than in previous years. Continue reading...

Fayetteville board receives final report on district's future plan

Subscriber onlyA 127-page report presented to the School Board details the work of hundreds of volunteers over the past year toward a five-year plan for the School District. Continue reading...

Haas Hall pursues campus in Lane Hotel in Rogers

Subscriber onlyPlans for an expansion of Haas Hall Academy into the old Lane Hotel would bring more than 350 seventh-graders through sophomores into the city's downtown, starting in the next school year. Continue reading...

Haas Hall campus planned for Lane Hotel building in Rogers

Haas Hall Academy founder and Superintendent Martin Schoppmeyer announced plans Wednesday to open a campus in the historic Lane Hotel in downtown Rogers. Continue reading...

Voters choose Fayetteville School Board candidates

Subscriber onlyVoters elected a fitness studio owner to a seat representing the entire School District. An appointed School Board member won a bid to move from the at-large seat to a five-year term representing Zone 1, according to final, unofficial results from Tuesday's school election. Continue reading...

Springdale board adopts budget for schools

Subscriber onlyExpenses for the 2016-17 school year will total nearly $237 million, based on the budget approved Tuesday by the School Board. Continue reading...

Fayetteville foundation announces fall grants for schools

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Public Education Foundation on Tuesday announced the winners of $68,705 in grants to teachers and staff. Continue reading...

Voters to decide School Board races in four districts, one school millage request

Subscriber onlyIt's the election day before Election Day. Continue reading...

West Fork adds schools of innovation

Subscriber only Conversations are different this school year among seventh- and eighth-graders in English teacher Joey Dickard's classroom. Continue reading...

Gentry expands career options through charter status

Subscriber onlyA desire to prepare graduates for jobs led to programs offered as part of the high school's new status as a district-run charter school, the superintendent said. Continue reading...

Springdale transitions to new elementary report cards

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- New elementary report cards will give parents a more detailed look at what their children know and are able to do, school officials said. Continue reading...

Mumps case confirmed at Fayetteville school

FAYETTEVILLE — A student from Butterfield Trail Elementary School has a confirmed case of mumps, the school district reported today. Continue reading...

Percival to exit board after 21 years

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- One evening after a heated discussion and a split vote, Steve Percival told fellow School Board members he appreciated they still could sit down and share pizza. Continue reading...

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