Dave Perozek

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Springdale Camp exposes kids to skilled trades

Subscriber onlyJodi Aaron wants to be a truck driver when she grows up, a determination strengthened by her experience this week in the Explore Skilled Trades Camp. Continue reading...

Rogers to let company handle substitute teachers

Subscriber onlyPlacement and payment of the School District's substitute teachers will be managed by a private firm starting this fall, a move district officials believe will improve the rate at which teacher absences are covered. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board OKs armed security officers

Subscriber only The School Board unanimously agreed Monday to let high school security officers carry guns on campus if they complete the required training. Continue reading...

Summer a hot time for school facility work

Subscriber onlyThe kids may be gone, but schools still see plenty of activity during the summer as officials prepare their buildings for another academic year. Continue reading...

Rogers principal tells legislators of school's work

Subscriber onlyThe implementation of professional learning communities at Rogers High School has made a big impact, the principal told a gathering of state legislators Friday. Continue reading...

Legislators meet in Rogers, talk about teachers

Subscriber onlyThe number of subject areas in which Arkansas faces a "critical" shortage of public-school teachers increased from 12 to 15 within the past year, according to a state report. Continue reading...

West High stadium project progresses as football season looms

Subscriber only Construction of West High School's stadium is on schedule and expected to be completed by the football team's home opener in less than two months, officials said. Continue reading...

Contract revisited after superintendent firing

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville School Board's contract with its newly named superintendent likely will contain language related to conduct, a result of what the board went through with its last top administrator. Continue reading...

Fayetteville board likely to include conduct in superintendent contract

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville School Board's contract with its newly named superintendent likely will contain language related to conduct, a result of what the board went through with its last top administrator. Continue reading...

Bentonville church lends hand in providing summer meals for kids

Subscriber only A church is helping make sure children don't go hungry this summer. Continue reading...

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Latest photos

Tiffany and Ben Snodgrass stand in the middle of Sugar Creek Laundry, one of two laundromats they ow...

Tiffany and Ben Snodgrass stand in the middle of Sugar Creek Laundry, one of two laundromats they own in Benton County. Once a mon...

Published: July 2, 2018

Ashley Williams (center), principal of Jones Elementary School in Bentonville, was honored during th...

Ashley Williams (center), principal of Jones Elementary School in Bentonville, was honored during the School Board meeting Monday ...

Published: May 22, 2018

Bentonville Schools administrators Jennifer Morrow (from left), Janet Schwanhausser and Tanya Sharp ...

Bentonville Schools administrators Jennifer Morrow (from left), Janet Schwanhausser and Tanya Sharp cut cake at the School Board m...

Published: April 17, 2018

Janet Schwanhausser, finance director for the Bentonville School District, presents information on s...

Janet Schwanhausser, finance director for the Bentonville School District, presents information on school bus advertising at the B...

Published: April 3, 2018

Mary Ley, chief executive officer of the Arkansas Arts Academy, explains features of the new buildin...

Mary Ley, chief executive officer of the Arkansas Arts Academy, explains features of the new building under construction on the ac...

Published: February 26, 2018

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