Ashdown Student Wins Scholarship

Molly Parker, an Ashdown Student has received the Marcos Borges Jr. Memorial Scholarship.  Molly helps raise, show and sell the Red Brangus breed cattle. She plans are to attend the University of Arkansas and Colorado State University as she pursues a degree in veterinary medicine. After graduation, she will pursue a career as a large … Read more

AHS Financial Literacy Certifications

AHS students, Nathan House and Brent Davis, recently received a Wise Financial Literacy Certification in Mrs. Tipton’s Business Law II class.  The Wise Financial Literacy program resources and online testing are available to instructors that have passed a Certification in Personal Finance.  Mrs. Tipton certified last year at the Southern Business Education Association Conference.  The … Read more

L.F. Henderson Top Readers

Students from  L.F. Henderson Intermediate School in Ashdown, were awarded a trip to Texarkana and Books A Million gift cards.  Students who earned 75-99 Accelerated Reader points got a $10 Walmart gift card, students who earned 100-199 points got a $15 Walmart gift card, and students who earned 200-299 points got a $25 Walmart gift … Read more

Ashdown Students Earn Certifications

The following 9th graders earned a Microsoft Office Certification in the 2016-2017 year in Mrs. Kilgore and Mrs. Tipton’s Computerized Business Application Classes. Microsoft Office Specialist is a premier industry recognized certification program where students and workers can prove their skills and profiency with Microsoft Computer Programs. Students can certify in Word, Excel and Powerpoint. … Read more

Early Dismissal

Thursday and Friday are test make up days for students.  If they finish early, they may be checked out early. If they do not have any test to take, they do not have to come to school.  School will dismiss early on Friday.  Busses will begin running at 11.00 a.m.  Please make arrangement to have … Read more

Online Meal Charges

The Ashdown School District’s Food Service Department is attempting to collect outstanding meal Charges incurred by allowing students to charge their meals.  Please log on to the web site www.ashdownschools.org, scroll down to Quick Links and click on the “Online Meal Payment” tab. Here you can see if you owe charges and pay them.  You may also … Read more

Parent Involvement Survey

Click on the link below for a short parent involvement survey.   https://docs.google.com/a/ashdownschools.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGmOyoEc7tcOLH5MV-bgE71tISHXb4YcedZYq9Wi3-oRaWIw/closedform

Semester Test Schedule

Monday                 Review Day Tuesday                Test Day at High School and Junior High –  Note: at Junior High it will be periods 1-4, each period is one hour. Wednesday           Test Day at High School and Junior … Read more

Woolfley Earns Over 1000 AR Points

Bella Woolfley, a fifth grade student at Ashdown’s L.F. Henderson Intermediate was the top reader at the school this year and in the history of the school.  She read books, took Accelerated Reader tests and accumulated over 1000 points.

Ashdown Students Attend “Girls in STEM”

  Ashdown School District sent 40 young women, from AJHS and AHS, to “Girls in STEM” held on the SAU Campus Friday, May 12. It was an interactive, hands-on educational experience designed to excite young women into careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Trammell Signs With the University of the South

Congratulations to AHS Senior Charlie Trammell who signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of the South! Charlie will graduate this week with high honors and was Conference 7-4A all-conference second team. He was starting linebacker for the Panthers! The university is located in Sewanee, Tennessee. Charlie’s parents are Chad and … Read more

Ashdown Shooting Sport’s Teams Qualify for State

Ashdown junior and senior shooting sports teams travelled to Jacksonville May 12-13 to compete in the South Region shooting competition. Braden Jackson, Braden Gentry, Chico Markle, Jacob Formby and Drake Abney for winning 3rd (109 points) at Junior Regionals and qualifying for State today! Congratulations to Ashdown Senior Team 1: Trevor Meyers, John Michael Molock, … Read more

L.F. Henderson Third Grade Character Camp

L.F. Henderson third grade students travelled to Camp Preston Hunt  for Character Camp on May 4.  Students hiked around the camp  and participated in a number of activities including rockets, archery, rain gutter regatta, pirate ship and camp race.  Students and staff were able to enjoy a picnic lunch in the amphitheater.  The event is … Read more

AJHS is Awarded Another $5000 Lowe’s Grant

Ashdown Junior High School was awarded another $5000 Lowe’s Grant for their “Outdoor Classroom” this year.  Employees from Lowe’s, along with teachers Lacie Shamsie and Ed Williams and AJHS students worked on May 4 to build flower beds and put picnic tables, umbrellas, and other outdoor furniture together.  Lowe’s has been supporting public education through … Read more

Ashdown Students “Visit” a Farmer’s Market

Ashdown Food Service Director Ramona Beasley and her staff set up “Farmer’s Markets” at Ashdown Elementary, L.F. Henderson, and Ashdown Junior High to teach students about a variety of fruits and vegetables.  They learned lots of interesting facts and were able to try samples of the uncooked fruits and vegetables.  The students and staff at … Read more

2017 Scholarship Tea

The annual Ashdown Scholarship Tea was held on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2p.m. in the Ashdown High School Cafeteria. Forty-eight scholarships of $ 25,725 were given to 32 Ashdown High School Seniors. The Scholarship Committee has awarded over 100% of all donated moneys for some time due to investments. We plan to continue this … Read more

Learning for Life Speakers at Ashdown Junior High School

  On, Tuesday, April 25th, AJHS was the place to be for Career Day sponsored by Linda Willis with the Learning for Life Program.  Sixth grade students heard speakers talk about their career fields in order to inspire students to possibly choose their careers.  There were speakers from Little River Memorial Hospital, Little River County … Read more

Ashdown Students Presented Oak Seedlings

Brandon Hall and Todd Gore from the Arkansas Forestry Commission were at L.F. Henderson Intermediate School to present each student and staff with a cherry bark oak seedling to take home and plant.  The students/staff received the seedlings on Arbor Day.  Students also received Smokey the Bear items in their bags.  Mr. Hall spoke to … Read more

District Retirement Reception

You are cordially invited to attend Ashdown School District Retirement Reception May 9th from 4:00-5:00 p.m.   Ashdown School Administration Building 751 Rankin Street in honor of                    Debra Garrett                   Sarah Hadaway                 Jeanette Jackson              Denise Schwartz                 Jan Ueckert                       Nathaniel … Read more

AHS Panther Theatre Performed “The Jungle Book”

Ashdown High School’s Panther Theatre performed “The Jungle Book” to the community during a matinee performance on Sunday, April 23rd and to Ashdown School students on Monday and Tuesday.  The audience heard the incredible tale of Mowgli, a young boy raised by wolves.  With the help of his friends — the bear Baloo, the panther Bagheera … Read more

AJHS Students Participate in Job Shadow Activities

On Tuesday, April 25 students in Mrs. Spain’s Career Development classes were given the opportunity to go into the community to job shadow. Job Shadowing is a wonderful learning tool that allows students to get a first-hand look at a specific career, ask questions, and obtain hands-on experience. The students chose the various careers to … Read more