FPS News & Events
National Merit Scholarship Competition
11 FHS Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists
09/13/2017
Eleven FHS seniors have been named Semifinalists in the 2017-18 National Merit Scholarship competition.
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Triumph Award Winner
Triumph Award Winner: Crystal Hinrichs
08/25/2017
Former Fayetteville Student Overcomes Obstacles to Become a Teacher in Fayetteville Public Schools
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Steve Janski, Athletic Director of the Year
Steve Janski Named 7A Athletic Director of the Year
08/24/2017
Steve Janski, Director of Athletics for Fayetteville Public Schools, was recently named the 2016-17 7A Athletic Director of the Year by the Arkansas High School Athletic Administrators Association. The Fayetteville Board of Education recognized Mr. Janski at their August 24 meeting.
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Students View Solar Eclipse
Students View Solar Eclipse
08/21/2017
Ninety percent of our students were able to view the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21.
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Power Outages
Special Announcement on Power Outages
08/20/2017
Special announcement on the power outages affecting Ramay Jr. High and the ALLPS campuses.
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School Election 2017
Information on 2017 School Election
08/15/2017
The annual school election for the Fayetteville School District does not involve a proposed change in the District’s millage rate or a contested race for a position on the Board of Directors for the District. Therefore, the annual school election will be conducted by absentee ballot and early voting only.
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First Day of School 2017
First Day of School 2017
08/14/2017
We had a great first day of school for the 2017-18 school year!
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Coach Frank Broyles
Coach Frank Broyles: In Appreciation
08/14/2017
Fayetteville Public Schools released the following statement this afternoon upon learning of the death of Coach Frank Broyles:
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Convocation 2017
Convocation 2017 Kicks Off New School Year
08/11/2017
Convocation 2017 kicked off the new school year on Friday, August 11 with a packed house at Bulldog Arena.
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Dr. Kristina Hudson
Dr. Kristina Hudson Named Assistant Principal at Ramay
08/08/2017
Dr. Kristina Hudson has been named as an assistant principal for Ramay Junior High.
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Freshmen Orientation 2017
FHS Welcomes Freshmen to Campus
08/04/2017
The FHS Dawg Crew welcomed new freshmen to campus on August 3-4 for Freshman Orientation 2017.
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New Teacher Orientation 2017
FPS Welcomes 94 New Teachers
08/03/2017
FPS welcomed 94 new teachers for New Teacher Orientation on August 3-4.
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Sales Tax Free Weekend
Tax Free Weekend: August 5-6, 2017
07/24/2017
Shoppers in Arkansas can purchase certain school and art supplies and clothing free of state and local use tax on August 5-6.
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FHS Athletes
FHS Student-Athletes, Coaches Take Top Honors at AR Preps Banquet
06/20/2017
FHS student-athletes and coaches took top honors at the 2017 AR Preps Banquet in Little Rock on June 17.
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New Directors
New Directors for Division of Teaching and Learning
06/15/2017
FPS will hire new directors for the Division of Teaching and Learning.
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Assistant Principals
Four Assistant Principals Selected
06/09/2017
Synetra Morris and Warren Collier have been named assistant principals for The Owl Creek School, Claire Garrett will become assistant principal at Root Elementary, and Jay Mirus will join the team as assistant principal at Vandergriff Elementary
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Nandra Campbell
Nandra Campbell Named Director of Professional Learning
06/02/2017
Fayetteville Public Schools has hired Nandra Campbell as the Director of Professional Learning
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Brandon Craft Named Interim Principal of The Owl Creek School
06/02/2017
Dr. Matthew Wendt, Superintendent of Schools, has named Brandon Craft as interim principal of The Owl Creek School.
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Dr. Chad Scott Named Executive Director of Student Services
05/31/2017
Dr. Chad Scott, current Fayetteville High School Principal, has been named the Executive Director of Student Services for the Fayetteville Public Schools, pending Board of Education approval, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Matthew Wendt.
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Lisa Davis
Lisa Davis Named Principal of McNair Middle School
05/31/2017
Dr. Matthew Wendt, Superintendent of Schools, has named Ms. Lisa Davis as Principal, McNair Middle School. Pending Fayetteville Board of Education approval later this month, Davis will begin her new role on July 1, 2017.
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summer meals
Free Summer Meals Program Expands for 2017
05/30/2017
The FPS Summer Lunch & Snack program will be expanded to include mobile service for the summer of 2017 to serve a free nutritious lunch and snack to anyone age 18 or younger, according to Ally Mrachek, Director of Child Nutrition for Fayetteville Public Schools.
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2016 Fayetteville Schools Hall of Honor Celebration
08/23/2016
The 2016 inductees to the Fayetteville Schools Hall of Honor will be celebrated on September 29
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Justin Leflar
Holt Teacher Named State Science Finalist
08/22/2016
Holt science Justin Leflar has been named the Arkansas science teacher finalist for
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Ally Mrachek
Ally Mrachek Named Director of Child Nutrition.
08/22/2016
Ally Mrachek has been named Director of Child Nutrition for the district.
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