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Dave Perozek

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Bentonville Board Rejects Rental Policy Change

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School Board members were divided Monday on whether to allow individuals to rent certain School District facilities at a special rate for one hour at a time. Continue reading...

Mentors Help Bentonville Students Make Music

Subscriber onlyEthan Saxon, 13, and Nicholas Van Slooten, 16, briefly shared the spotlight Thursday playing "Pirates of the Caribbean" on their violins together in front of about 150 spectators at Bright Field Middle School. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District, Club Working On Busing Issue

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Superintendent Michael Poore said he's working with Boys & Girls Club of Benton County officials on a "win-win" solution to the issue of the School District's after-school transportation of students to the club. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Group Advocates Science, Technology Education

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — A new organization that aims to promote science, technology, engineering and math -- commonly known as STEM -- held its kickoff event Tuesday at NorthWest Arkansas Community College. Continue reading...

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Renews Gun Policy

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Carrying a gun on NorthWest Arkansas Community College's main campus or any of its other locations will be prohibited for at least another year. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District Seeking Boundary Study

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — The opening of Bentonville West High School is still more than two years away, but officials already are focused on developing the boundaries that determine which students will attend the school. Continue reading...

More Portable Buildings Coming To Bentonville High School

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District plans to install five portable classroom buildings along with a portable restroom outside the high school this summer to accommodate anticipated growth next school year. Continue reading...

Complaint: Bentonville District Mishandled Autistic Students

Subscriber onlyA complaint filed with the Arkansas Department of Education alleges several autistic students in the Bentonville School District were denied appropriate services and subjected to physical restraint, solitary confinement and abusive language by staff members. Continue reading...

Panel Talks About Race, Rights

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Two local law enforcement officials said their agencies face a big challenge when it comes to maintaining a roster of officers that reflects the demographics of their communities. Continue reading...

Bentonville High School To Drop Exam Schedule

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Semester exams no longer will be part of Bentonville High School's schedule beginning next school year. Continue reading...

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