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LR Middle School Student Arrested after Asst. Principal Beaten
Jan 7, 2015 • MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)(KARK) -- LITTLE ROCK, AR - A 66-year-old woman who works as an assistant principal at a local middle school has been injured in a hallway beating by a student, according to police. It happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pulaski Heights Middle School on ... More
Young history buffs participate in National History Day event
Apr 30, 2014 • Log Cabin DemocratCONWAY—On Saturday, April 19, approximately 400 Arkansas middle level and secondary students participated in the National History Day state contest at the University of Central Arkansas. The students who placed first or second in their respective ... More
Felon had gun in Little Rock school, police say
Nov 7, 2013 • Arkansas Online (subscription)Little Rock police say Zyphria Derrick Watts, 39, faces charges of possession of a handgun on school property and possession of a firearm by a certain person. Watts was attending an assembly at Pulaski Heights Middle School Thursday morning when police ... More
Two Arkansas Youth Honored for Volunteerism at National Award Ceremony in ...
May 6, 2013 • Business Wire (press release)Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey congratulates Tiffany Easter, 18, of Sheridan (center) and Blake Abston, 14, of Little Rock (right) on being named Arkansas' top two youth volunteers for 2013 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards ... More
What do you do when your kids start to lie?
Mar 28, 2013 • KATVDr. Nicholas Long, Director of the Pediatric Psychology Department at Arkansas Children's Hospital, says young children under the age of four are just beginning to explore the difference between reality and fantasy. Lying goes along with that discovery ... More
Robots (and a small army of smart kids) rule the UAFS campus
Dec 5, 2009 • The City WireThe regional tournament had 40 teams representing 10 local hub competitions in Arkansas, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota. The competition was held Dec. 3-5 at the Stubblefield Center on the University of Arkansas at ... More
Tracing Michelle Obama's Multiracial Ancestry
Jun 27, 2012 • The Takeaway... “ For some people, it was not an easy thing to go back into the history. — Rachel Swarns. Back in August 2008, in a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama spoke of embarking on an "improbable journey" for the race ... More
At What Age Should Kids Be Trusted With A Smartphone?
Jan 12, 2012 • KATVThe 7th and 8th graders we talked to at Pulaski Heights Middle School aren't afraid to admit their smartphones are a big part of their life. Seventh grader Anna LaGrone said, "I love my phone, but I'm a teenage girl so I guess that comes with the package. More
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