Warren and Hermitage Students Get Marionette Treat

SEARK Concert Association and Stevens Puppets/Wooden Marionettes put on the Sleeping Beauty puppet show for Warren and Hermitage Kindergarten and 1st Grade students Wednesday, January 10th.

WHS Recognizes Exceptional Students

Left:  Jaye Saunders-Overall Student of the Month and Right-Corrine Ridgell Dec. 11-15 Student of the Week
Warren High School is pleased to announce that they have begun recognizing students for their overall excellence.  Each week teachers submit the name of one student who has exemplified outstanding behavior, grades, and workmanship.  One student is then selected from the group of names submitted to be named Overall Student of the Week

Results of recent Overall Student of the Week are:
Dec. 4-8:  Monica Rivera
Dec. 11-15 Corrine Ridgell

Jaye Saunders was named Overall Student of the Month.

HOSA Hosts Hygiene Drive

SEACBEC HOSA recently concluded their annual Hygiene Drive. HOSA partners with various clubs in the Warren School District to collect personal hygiene items.  These will be given to WSD learners in need. We appreciate all clubs who participated in this community service project. HOSA sponsors are Kasey Reep and Emily Harton.

WSD Tech Team

Warren School District Gifted and Talented:  The Brunson Tech Team recently attended Tech Fair in Monticello.  The students learned about photo editing, green screen techniques, and several google extension activities. 

Brunson Tech Team: Griselda Herrera, Annette Escobedo, Taliyah Watson, Abby Quoss, Colton Steen, Jude Cathey and Bleyze Fellows.  Not pictured: Adair Gonzalez

Hermitage Spelling Bee Results

Hermitage GT Invites Foster Grandparents to Share Christmas Stories

The Hermitage Sixth Grade GT Students invited the Foster Grandparents to share Christmas stories of long ago. The students learned that life has indeed changed and their gifts differ quite a lot from the Foster Grandmother's gifts when they were growing up. The sixth graders and Mrs. Gwen, the GT teacher, presented the Grandmothers with a small bucket of cookies and candy and a Christmas card. Pictured are front row: Mrs. Carolyn Wagnon, Mrs. Cora Gilbert and Mrs. Audrey Trotter. Back row: Chelcie Grider, Easton Parker, Grant Ferrell, Kaileigh Forrest, Caeleigh Grice, Aislin England and Ana Castillo.

Hermitage GT Students Attend Technology Fair

Hermitage GT students attended the recent Technology Fair at the Monticello Educational Cooperative where they learned about google maps, google extensions, sound trap, photo editing and green screening. They also experienced a virtual field trip to the Florida Keys where they learned about dolphins. Students attending are front row:Melvin Martinez, Stella Huitt, Caeleigh Grice, Easton Parker, Back row: Carter Wilkerson, Aislin England, Kaileigh Forrest and Chelcie Grider.

Warren Spelling Bee at Middle School

Warren School District Gifted and Talented- WMS recently held their school spelling bee.  After 15 rounds, Pierce Wargo placed first and Abby Raines placed second.  Both students will join Brunson Elementary students and compete in the Bradley County Spelling Bee in January. 

​Spelling Bee Participants

​Abby Raines- Second Place, Pierce Wargo- First Place

Geography Bee...

Warren School District- Brunson New Vision Charter School Gifted and Talented:  Brunson New Vision Charter School recently held it's National Geography Bee. ​

Anthony Russell- Third Place, Annette Escobedo- First Place, Abby Quoss- Second Place

HOSA and East Celebrate With ABC Students

SEACBEC HOSA and Warren High School East students pass out candy to ABC Preschool students during their Halloween party.  HOSA Sponsors: Emily Harton and Kasey Reep, East Instructor: Janet Harton.

EAST Night Out

Recently students of EAST held a program called "EAST Night Out."  They invited the public to stop by Warren High School and meet the students and their facilitator Janet Harton.  During the visits, the students demonstrated the various projects they are working on, utilizing computers and a number of programs.

Hermitage GT Challenge

The Hermitage fifth and sixth grade GT students challenged one another to solve codes and find a hidden body. After researching and writing various codes for several days the students hid their skeleton bodies in or around the school building and posted their clues. Then the two groups worked to solve the challenges and were successful in finding the bodies in about an hour. One of the bodies was hidden in a freezer and the other was in the twenty-first century greenhouse. They will also be involved in an Hour of Coding this month. The GT students have enjoyed the Escape Room Challenges this year.

Warren Middle Schoolers Compete in Math Contest

Warren School District Gifted and Talented: 7th and 8th Grade students from Warren Middle School Recently competed in the Perennial Math Tournament at UALR.  Students competed for team and individual awards against students from all over the state. ​

GT Students Visit Little Rock Zoo

Warren School District Gifted and Talented:  4th and 5th Grade Gifted and Talented students from Brunson New Vision Charter School recently visited the Little Rock Zoo to conclude their studies of jungle animals.  While at the zoo, the students competed in a​​ scavenger hunt, visited with animal specialists, and even got to sing happy birthday to one of the penguins.

Hermitage Students of the Month

Students of the Month for November are (Front Left) Yuliana Uribe, Drake Atkins, Cayden Thomas, Easton York (Back Left) Sarah Huitt, Anna Grice, Ariel Woodard, Aislin England, and Skyler Parks.

HOSA Officers Elected

SEACBEC HOSA officers were recently elected for the 2017-2018 school year. They include (L to R): Alaina Glover- President, Jaye Saunders- Vice-President, Ka'Niyia Grant- Secretary, and Reed Woodard- Reporter.
Sponsors for HOSA are Kasey Reep and Emily Harton.

Jr. Auxiliary Passes Out Toothbrushes

The Junior Auxiliary of Warren passed out toothbrush and toothpaste goody bags to all 500+ Eastside students. They want to remind all students that after the Halloween sugar rush, don't forget to BRUSH, BRUSH, BRUSH!

5th Grade Hermitage Art Show Held

Fifth grade winners in the recent art show at Hermitage are Kayla Pruitt second place and J.D. Mormon, third place.

GT Students Interview Foster Grandparents

Fourth, fifth and sixth grade GT students interviewed our school  Foster Grandparents and made comparisons between school days during the Grandparents childhood and the GT students childhood. During the interview the Grandmothers told about the lack of technology and the subjects they had in school. They told about homework and chores after school. Students asked about transportation to school then and about their parents Another question was about discipline in school and how it has changed. They also asked if the Grandparents could go back to their school days what they would change. They GT students served the three Foster Grandmothers punch and cookies and everyone enjoyed the interview. Pictured are left to right: Mrs. Carolyn Wagnon, Mrs. Audrey Trotter and Mrs. Cora Gilbert.

Students Study Works of Master Artists

Ms. Christy Rowell, art teacher and Mrs. Gwen Huitt, GT Coordinator collaborated on an art project where students studied the work of several different artists including Van Gogh, Andy Warhol, Monet and Picasso. They created artwork inspired by these artists. The sixth grade winners of the art contest were Left to Right: Chelcie Grider- 3rd, Easton Parker- 1st, Hayden Williams- both 1st and 2nd, Caeleigh Grice- 2nd, Aislin England- third, and Ana Castillo- 1st.

SEACBEC Criminal Justice Extends Gratitude

Southeast Arkansas Community Based Education Center (SEACBEC) would like to extend their sincere gratitude for the Warren City Council’s contribution to SEACBEC’s Criminal Justice program of study. The generous donation of the patrol car and policing equipment to the program has made a huge impact on student learning. SEACBEC’s Criminal Justice program of study is now equipped to teach all of the hands-on content as required by the Arkansas Department of Career Education. This is SEACBEC’s third year for offering the Criminal Justice program of study. Barbara Dimon, State Program Advisor, and Kathi Turner, Deputy Director for Arkansas Career and Technical Education approved for the course Corrections to be added to the curriculum this year.
SEACBEC would like to thank the city for the ongoing support in helping make a positive impact on our students and community. The support from the city and community encourages a continued commitment to grow the program, partner with the community, and educate the students.

Bobby Hargrave Wins Deer Stamd Built by Construction Class

Bobby Hargrave was the winner of the deer stand built by SEACBEC’s Construction classes which was announced during halftime of the Warren High School’s Homecoming football game on Friday, October 13, 2017.  SEACBEC Construction Technology Instructor, James Camp, had students to design a blueprint to scale, create a materials list, project budget costs, and encouraged the use of safety while building the deer stands.
Another opportunity to win a deer stand will be given at this week’s game against Monticello. All proceeds go to SEACBEC’s Construction program allowing students to travel and compete in Skills USA.
A generous donation was made by Danny May Incorporated to SEACBEC’s Construction Program for the lumber to build the deer stands.

SEACBEC HOSA and WHS Cheerleaders Collect Socks

SEACBEC HOSA members and WHS cheerleaders joined together to collect socks to be donated to the Warren School District clothes closet.  Socks were collected during the week of the Stuttgart game which was themed "Sock the Ricebirds".

HOSA sponsors are Kasey Reep and Emily Harton. Cheerleader sponsors include Ellie Johnson and Kenna Glosup.  

Mayor Visits Middle School as Part of R.I.S.E.

Mayor Martin visited Warren Middle School as part of the R.I.S.E. (Reading Initiative for Student Excellence).  During his visit the Mayor read scary stories to the students and discussed the meaning of key vocabulary words with the students.  Mayor Martin explained to students the importance of becoming a good reader and how he enjoys reading as a pastime.  He told them that being able to read well is an essential skill for his job and that everyone should strive to be a good reader.   Martin encouraged the students to work hard and read as much as possible.