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Unopposed board candidate gets no votes in Greenland

Subscriber onlyA Greenland School Board member who ran unopposed for her seat received no votes in Tuesday's election and therefore wasn't re-elected, according to Washington County Clerk Becky Lewallen. Continue reading...

Leas wins in landslide over Bentonville School Board challenger

Subscriber onlyBrent Leas won a second term on the Bentonville School Board on Tuesday, holding off challenger Amy Gillespie in what was a hotly contested race. Continue reading...

Budget includes bonuses for Rogers school employees

Subscriber only Teachers will receive a $1,000 bonus under the 2017-18 budget the School Board approved Tuesday. Continue reading...

Rise in building cost surprises Rogers school officials

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The projected cost of the School District's next elementary school is now $23.1 million, about $3 million more than what officials originally had estimated. Continue reading...

Educators set sights on New Zealand

Group hopes to bring back innovative teaching methods

Subscriber onlyA group of Northwest Arkansas educators will travel to New Zealand next month seeking inspiration for innovative teaching methods that could be implemented in their schools. Continue reading...

Thousands of dollars put into Bentonville School Board race

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The race between Brent Leas and Amy Gillespie for the School Board's Zone 2 seat has drawn more than $8,000 in contributions to the candidates' campaigns, according to pre-election finance reports filed this week. Continue reading...

Fifty from Northwest Arkansas earn National Merit semifinalist status

Subscriber onlyFifty students from schools in Benton and Washington counties qualified as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Continue reading...

Springdale School District buys building for $800,000

Subscriber onlyThe School Board on Tuesday agreed to buy property in the middle of town that will provide space for school support staff. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District sells building, buys building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School Board approved two real estate deals Monday, agreeing to sell one building and buy another in what amounted to a significant upgrade in warehouse space. Continue reading...

Bentonville Schools Foundation taking new approach to giving

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville Schools Foundation plans to spend about $265,000 this year on a new giving strategy that emphasizes innovation and enrichment activities related to science, technology, engineering, math and the arts. Continue reading...

Arkansas Arts Academy hires high school principal

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Arkansas Arts Academy chose one of its own to be its new high school principal. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College sees slight dip in enrollment

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College's enrollment is nearly identical to what the school had at this point in both of the two previous fall semesters. Continue reading...

Bentonville schools website a work in progress

Subscriber onlyThe School District is revamping its website, though the process is taking longer than originally expected. Continue reading...

Leas, Gillespie battle for Bentonville School Board seat

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Different philosophies motivate the two candidates for the School Board's Zone 2 seat. Continue reading...

Hernandez ready to join Rogers School Board

Subscriber onlyEdgar Hernandez said becoming the first Hispanic to serve on the Rogers School Board will be a great honor, but added he won't let that distinction define his tenure. Continue reading...

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