The CRSD Board of Directors will hold a special board meeting today at the Cossatot River High School Ball Fields at 3:00 p.m.
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE UPDATE! A 7th grade boys basketball game has been added to the schedule for Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The game will be played in Horatio starting at 5:00 p.m.
Due to inclement weather conditions all campuses will be closed today. Students will follow AMI packet day 1.
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE UPDATE! -- The Friday, January 24 home game against Mt. Ida has been moved up to Thursday, January 23.
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE CORRECTION: The January 21 game against Foreman is a HOME game, not an away game. We will begin at 5:30 with the junior boys team then both senior teams will follow. We apologize for the error on the printed schedules and hope to see you at the CRHS gym cheering on the Eagles and Lady Eagles!
Congratulations to the following students for receiving top honors at the Polk County Spelling Bee, held on January 14, 2020. 1st Grade- Brody Ward, 3rd Place. 2nd Grade- Amelia Espinola, 1st Place. Adelyn Barton, 2nd Place. 3rd Grade- Amelia Espinola, 2nd Place. 3rd Place Lindsey Munoz. 4th Grade- Jaylie Brantley 3rd Place. 5th Grade- Adileni Herrera 2nd Place. 7th Grade- Bradley Harwood 1st Place. We're proud of you! #GoEagles
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE UPDATE! -- The Friday, January 24 home game against Mt. Ida has been moved up to Thursday, January 23. We will play NO junior games that evening. Senior girls will start at 5:30 with a senior boys game to follow. --The January 10 away games which were cancelled due to severe weather have been rescheduled for Thursday, January 30. We will play four games that evening. Jr Girls will start at 4:30, then Jr Boys, and both Sr teams to follow.
Saturday, January 11, 2020 Basketball games are ON! Come out and watch two exciting match-ups tonight in the finals of the Cossatot River Senior Basketball Tournament! Girls game starts at 6:00 with the boys game to follow!
All basketball games have been cancelled tonight, due to possible severe weather.
BASKETBALL UPDATE for TONIGHT - 01/10/2020! Due to the possibility of severe weather later tonight, the Jr Boys game in Mt. Ida tonight has been cancelled. We will play a Sr Girls game starting at 5:30 p.m. with a Sr Boys game to follow.
The January board meeting has been changed to: January 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Administration office.
Schedule changes for CRHS students have been completed! Students may now log on to their HAC accounts to view their schedules. HAC Website: https://hac40.esp.k12.ar.us/HomeAccess40/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fHomeAccess40 *Please remember to select "Cossatot River School District" from the dropdown menu before logging in.
The January board meeting has been changed to be held on January 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
Basketball Schedule Update: A senior girls JV game has been added to the schedule for Monday, December 16, starting at 5:00 p.m.
Vandervoort Elementary will be having their annual Thanksgiving Supper on Saturday, November 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the Vandervoort Elementary Cafeteria. Dine in or take-out trays are $6.00 each.
Hey Eagle Fans! It’s almost time for our first home game of the year, and season passes are on sale now! Forms may be picked up at any CRSD campus or admin office and can be returned with payment at the first home game. Regular admission to home games will be $5 per person, so these passes can save you money! We hope to see you and your family cheering in the stands on Monday, October 28 as the Jr Lady Eagles and Jr Eagles take on the Oden Tigers! Tip-off is set for 5:30 pm!
This past Saturday 27 junior high students traveled to Arkadelphia High School and auditioned for the Southwest Arkansas Junior High All-Region Choir. Nineteen students earned chairs in the choir and 2 more are first alternates. These students will sing in a formal concert on Friday, November 8 in Benton. Tyler Graham earned 1st chair in the bass section! Back row l to r: Kody Bailey, Brodie Dickerson, Austin Caramez, David Ramos, Grant Stark, Jesse Dosch, Brody Bailey, Tyler Graham, Anthony Farias, Ismael Medina Middle row seated: Nathalia Trinidad, Ashley Castro, Desiree Ward, Landrey Richardson, Lily McIntyre, Jessica Green Front row on floor: Alea Gasca, Jasmine Wilkinson, Bella Smith, Giselle Trejo, Jayden Johnson Attachments area
Cossatot River Schools will dismiss at 2:00 p.m. on October 16, 2019 for Parent Teacher Conferences. School will be out for Fall Break October 17th thru the 20th. School will resume October 21st.
Buses are running late due to road work in Wickes causing a traffic delay.
Twenty-five senior high Cossatot River High choir members traveled to Lakeside High School on Saturday, October 12 to audition for the South Arkansas All-Region Choir. A total of 833 students from 43 different high schools auditioned for spots in the prestigious choir. Cossatot River had a total of 19 earn chairs. Basses back row L to R: JT Miller, James Stark, Cole Brantley, Trenton Overton, Ethan Butler, Jose Ortiz, Zaide Morgan, Clayton Thompson Altos middle row seated: Autumn Crochet, Gracie Smith, Marissa Hammer, Natalie Wilson, Shelby Brewster, Amy Haynes Sopranos front row on floor: Lexie Graham, Abby McIntyre, Katelyn Baker, Lyla Baker, Ali Austin Seniors Katelyn Baker, Amy Haynes, and James Stark have earned chairs in the All Region Choir for all 6 years of high school! Congratulations to all these outstanding singers!
Cossatot River School District will hold its Annual Report to the Public meeting on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the Cossatot River High School Library. El Distrito Escolar de Cossatot River llevará a cabo su Informe Anual para el público el jueves 10 de octubre de, 2019 a las 5:00 en la Biblioteca de la secundaria de Cossatot River.
Board training will be held in the CRSD High School Library tonight at 6 p.m.
Vandervoort Elementary currently has no water, due to a main line water break. Parents may pick up their children without it be counted as an absence.
Cossatot River High school students will be dismissed at 12:45 p.m. today due no water.
Cossatot River High School will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. today due to no water.
Congratulations to the CRHS Lady Eagles Golf Team on their win today in ElDorado making them the 2A-6 Conference Champs! Members of the team include RyLee Dering, Jaden Dering, LaBrayla Robb, Kaylin McKee, Coach Bryan Richardson, and Coach Terrell Dering. Kaylin McKee earned special recognition as the 2A-6 Conference Girls Medalist for her individual score. The team will travel to north Arkansas near Mountain Home to complete in the 2019 State Golf Tournament on Monday, September 30. #crhseagleproud
Get your Spirit Mums for Homecoming Week! Cossatot River High School FCCLA members are taking orders for Spirit Mums until Wednesday, September 25, 2019. If you would like to purchase one, please drop off your order form and payment at Wickes Elementary, Vandervoort Elementary, or CRHS. Mums will be delivered to the campus indicated on the form the week of September 30. (Please click the picture/order form for more information about the mums.) We hope to see you at Homecoming 2019! Thank you for supporting CRHS FCCLA!
Cossatot River School District has been made aware of a social media post circulating that mentions threats against unknown schools in Arkansas. The FBI office out of Little Rock has made a general awareness statement (not a warning) regarding the threats. We would like to reassure students and parents we will be vigilant in our efforts to protect our students.
CRHS Beta club is selling Little Caesar's pizza kits. Orders must be turned in by students by September 10, 2019, delivery date is September 25. Click the link below to order: http://www.pizzakit.com/fundraising-products?shop=1&f=368965&s=153477 Your Organization Name: Cossatot River High School BETA Club Fundraiser ID #: 368965 Your support is appreciated!
Attention CRHS Concurrent Credit Students! Any CRHS students who have signed up for concurrent credit courses and have not met the test score requirement must come to the high school to take/retake the test on Monday, August 12, or Tuesday, August 13, from 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. in the CRHS Library. If you do not take the test, you will not be allowed to take concurrent credit courses. If you have any questions, please call your CRHS counselor.
Vandervoort Elementary Open House will be Thursday, August 8, from 4-6 pm. Parents and students are invited to meet with their teachers and see the classrooms. Handbooks will be provided, as well as, a packet outlining plans for the school year. Refreshments will also be provided.
School is just around the corner! Please see below the date and time for Open House for each of our campuses: Open House/Parent Night- Wickes Elementary August 8th starts at 3:00 Kindergarten 3:00-3:30 1st Grade 3:30-4:00 2nd Grade 4:00-4:30 3rd Grade 4:30-5:00 4th Grade 5:00-5:30 5th & 6th Grade 5:30-6:00 Open House -Vandervoort Elementary August 8th 4:00-6:00 pm. Open House-Umpire Elementary and High School August 13th 5:00-7:00 pm.
The official app fir the Cossatot River School District is available NOW! With the app, you have access to all important dates and information from all of our campuses and can sign up to receive notifications and important messages right on your phone or tablet. The CRSD app is available for Apple and Android devicrs, just visit the Apple App Store or Google Play and search “Cossatot River School District” to find it.
CRHS Seniors interested in half-day school/half-day work scheduling for the upcoming school year need to pick up applications and guidelines by Monday, August 5 in order to be considered for the program. If you have any questions, please call the main office or your school counselor as soon as possible.
The regular board meeting has been rescheduled to June 10th,in the administration building at 6:00 P.M.
Cossatot River School District will be dismissing at 2:00 on Wednesday May 22nd-24th.
The phones at Vandervoort Elementary are out. If you have a transportation change please call Ms. Wanda at 479-243-3451. Sorry for the inconvenience.
ATTENTION Students entering 8th-12th grade at CRHS in August 2019: Career Action Planning (CAP) Conferences will be held on Monday, May 6, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the CRHS cafeteria. CAP conferences are an opportunity for parents, students, and advisors to discuss the student's future plans and match course selection to his/her goals. It is very important for parents/guardians to attend CAP conferences in order to guide their children toward the best, most informed, choices. School attendance for Monday, May 6 is dependent upon CAP attendance. Current 7th-12th grade students WILL NOT attend school during the regular school day, but for students to be considered present for the day, they must attend their CAP conference. Conferences typically last about 20-30 minutes. Please make every effort to attend your child's CAP conference. If you have any questions, please call our main office at 870-387-4200. (Incoming 7th graders for the 2019-20 school year will schedule their classes at a different time, which will be announced soon through VES and WES.)
Please join the Wickes Straight Shooters Archery Team on Saturday, April 27 for a very special afternoon of archery, food, and fun as they raise money for their upcoming trip to compete in the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Eastern National Tournament! The team qualified to compete in the national tournament during the Arkansas State Archery Tournament back in March. This will be the second year in a row that the team has qualified to participate in the national competition. Please come out and support this great group of Cossatot River sixth through eight grade students! Activities on Saturday will begin with a shooting skills showcase which will allow the archers to show off their shooting skills in both traditional target shooting, and some not so traditional target shooting, at 2:00 p.m. in the Wickes Elementary Gym. At 4:00 p.m., the benefit dinner will begin which will include smoked chicken, baked beans, rolls, and all the fixings! To-go orders will be available, all food can be purchased by donation to the team. The auction will follow the dinner, with many great items to be sold. Please spread the word about this event by liking and sharing this post! We hope to see a huge turnout of people to support these students and coaches!
A huge congratulations goes out to Lady Eagle Ashlen Gonzalez who has been selected to play in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Game! This year's All-Star Game will be held on Saturday, June 22 in Conway on the UCA campus, and and is an incredible honor for Arkansas' high school athletes. We hope that all of Ashlen's Cossatot River family and friends can be there to cheer her on! Please watch the local papers for more information on this wonderful accomplishment!
The CRHS Choral Dept will be presenting their spring concert, On With the Show, on Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00 pm in the Holbert Auditorium in Wickes. The concert will feature songs from musicals Annie, Grease, Hairspray, and The Greatest Showman. Senior choir members will be recognized and end of the year awards will be given.
Tyson Grannis Plant team members recently raised $1500 and donated the money by the request of Rachel Norman’s family to the Cossatot River High School Choral Dept for the Rachel Norman Memorial Choir Scholarship. Rachel was a 5 year member of the CRHS Choir and choir president her senior year. The scholarship is for $500 and will be presented yearly to a senior member of the CRHS Choir going on to a 2 or 4 year university. The scholarship recipient will be announced at the upcoming concert on April 30. Pictured is Susan Brewer, CRHS Choral Director receiving the money from Tyson Grannis plant team members.
DRIVING TEST INFORMATION: Mena: Tuesdays: Driving Test 9:00-11:00 a.m. Written Test 1:00-4:00 p.m. Location: Mena Housing Authority, 509 Morrow Street Mena, AR DeQueen: Wednesdays & Thursdays Written Test: 8:00-11:00 a.m. Driving Test: 1:00 p.m. Location: DeQueen City Hall, 220North 2nd, De Queen, AR ***Students must have a form from their high school stating they have a 2.0 GPA or higher to take the written part of the test. CRHS students may request this form in the front office. When the student goes to get their permit or driver’s license they must take a transcript with them, along with the other required documents. For more information, please use the link below: https://asp.arkansas.gov/services-and-programs/detail/driver-examination Driver's Test Study Guides can be found at: https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/asp/ARKANSAS_DRIVER_LICENSE_manual_2017.pdf
Parent Teacher Conferences have been rescheduled for Tuesday April 2, 2019. School will dismiss early that day at 2:00 pm.
Attention CRHS Juniors and Seniors: Don't forget to bring your snacks (Little Debbie cakes or candy) for the pageant concession stand. We need these items by Wednesday, March 27. You can drop them off with any of your class sponsors.
All Cossatot River High School sporting events including practices and games will be cancelled until we return on March 25, 2019.
Due to an outbreak of mumps across the district, school will dismiss at 2 p.m. today and be out for the remainder of the week. We will be using three A.M.I. days for contagious disease. Parent Teacher conferences will be cancelled and rescheduled at a later time. Students will return 3/25/19 after Spring Break.
CRSD (Vandervoort Elementary campus) celebrated Read Across America the week of February 25-March 4, 2019. A contest was held to see which class could read the most books. The students read a total of 7155 books! The teacher of the winning class that read the most had to “battle” our principal, Mrs. Joiner! We also had a parade with the CRHS band leading us! A big thank you to the band and our Superintendent, Mr. Tankersley, for walking with us!
Cossatot River School District will hold a Special Board Meeting March 7, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Administration Building.
Spring Break is March 18th-22nd. School will resume March 25th.
Parent Teacher Conferences are on March 14th. School will dismiss early at 2:00 pm.
CRHS Baseball Update! The Tuesday, March 5 game against Mineral Springs has been moved to Wednesday, March 6 at 4:00 p.m.
Click the link below to watch the parade for Dr. Suess week at Vandervoort Elementary!! https://drive.google.com/a/cossatot.us/file/d/1rrhYBg_NtirTKhnNVeudBFNsMjoKWcRk/view?usp=drive_web
Reminder! The last day to turn in registration forms for the CRHS Pageant is Friday, March 1! If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Lawrence at the high school.
You can watch the Lady Eagles today at 1:00 p.m. right here: http://fairfieldbaynews.com/lake-area-sports/
Class 2A State Tournament Location: Carlisle High School 145 Raborn Road Carlisle, AR 72024 *This is a NEW campus For directions, click the link: https://www.carlisle.k12.ar.us/212837_2
Vandervoort Elementary Pre-K and ABC Pre-K went to learn about Dental Health at Dallas Avenue Dental Care on Tuesday February 19th.They learned that our teeth are very important and we need to keep them healthy by eating foods that are good for us and to clean them twice a day! The presenter was Felicia Maddox and was assisted by Paeton Fryar and Krista Smith.
School will dismiss tomorrow, Friday, February 22nd at 1:00 pm. The Lady Eagles will be playing in the Regional Basketball Tournament. Go Lady Eagles!!
If there is anyone that wants to watch the tournament and will not be able to go, Junction City will have a You Tube Live that is called Dragon sports network. Go EAGLES!!!!
We will be dismissing at 1:00 pm tomorrow 2/20/19 due to both Cossatot River High School teams playing at Regional Tournament at Junction City.
Good luck and congratulations to the CRHS Eagles and Lady Eagles on earning their way to compete in the Regional Tournament which will be held in Junction City beginning Wednesday, February 20! The Eagles will take on the Lafayette County Cougars at 5:30 p.m., and the Lady Eagles will match up against the Parkers Chapel Trojans at 7:00! We hope ALL Eagle fans can make the drive to show their support and cheer them on! #eagleproud
CRHS senior high choirs Cantabile and Noteworthy are presenting their 6th annual Valentine's Day Singagrams. Groups choose their song and decide harmony, choreography, outfits, etc. Students/faculty may purchase a Singagram for a friend/boyfriend/girlfriend for $2 and the groups "deliver" the Singagrams all day long to students in their various classes. Almost 300 Singagrams were purchased for today. The money raised goes to pay for All-Region Choir Competition audition fees and also will help pay for an annual Rachel Norman Memorial Choir Scholarship.
Members of the Eagles Baseball Team are selling Cossatot River merchandise such as hoodies, jackets, chairs and more in order to raise funds for the purchase of new equipment. To order, please contact any Eagle Baseball Team member, or visit the following website: https://shop.fancloth.com/c/477771! Cash, check, and credit/debit cards are all accepted! For any questions you may have, please contact Coach Richardson at email@example.com or Coach Sutterfield at firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling all CRHS Basketball Fans! Join us as we cheer on the Eagles and Lady Eagles in the semi-finals of the District Basketball Tournament on Thursday, February 14 at the Horatio High School Gym with two very competitive match-ups! The Eagles will take on the Dierks Outlaws beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the senior girls game to follow as the Lady Eagles go up against the Acorn Lady Tigers at 7:00 p.m. Congratulations to both the Lady Eagles and Eagles, who have already secured their spots to compete in the Regional Tournament in Junction City beginning on Wednesday, February 20! #comeshowyourEAGLESPIRIT #cheertheEAGLESontovictory #EAGLEproud #BLACKandSILVERalltheway
The time for the February 14th Board Meeting has been changed to 5:00 pm.
Members of the CRHS Band are selling Cossatot River merchandise such as clothing, caps, and more in order to raise funds for the purchase of new instruments. To order, please contact any CRHS Band member, or visit the following website: http://shop.fancloth.com/C/474881! Cash, check, and credit/debit cards are all accepted! For any questions you may have, please contact Mr. Breedlove, CRHS Band Director, at email@example.com
A special board meeting will be held tonight, February 7th, in the administration building at 6:00 P.M.
The 3rd Annual Miss Cossatot River Pageant will be held on Thursday, March 28 in the Holbert Auditorium on the Wickes Campus. We are currently seeking participants in in pre-school through 12th grade for the pageant. Participant forms may be picked up in any Cossatot River School District campus main office, or can be emailed to you. For any questions, or to request a copy of the participant forms, please email Mrs. Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org
7th Grade Jamboree at Dierks Saturday January 26, 2019: Bus will leave at 8 am Boys Play at 9:30 & 10:30 Girls Play at 10:00 & 11:00
BASKETBALL UPDATE: A 7th grade girls game has been added to the schedule for Tuesday, January 22 at the CRHS Gym against Horatio beginning at 5:00 p.m. We hope to see a big crowd here to support our Eagles and Lady Eagles!
Attention CRHS Baseball Fans! A Bake Sale to benefit the CRHS Eagles Baseball team will be held on Friday, January 25 at Union Bank in Wickes starting at 12 noon! If you would like to contribute any baked goods to the sale, please contact Chris Sutterfield by calling the CRHS main office, or by email at email@example.com The CHRS Baseball program appreciates all your support!
Basketball Schedule Update: The Umpire Jr. Basketball has been cancelled for this year.
The regular monthly Board Meeting for January has been rescheduled for January 17th.
Reminder: Early dismissal at 1:45 pm on December 19th, 20th, and 21st.
Attention 9th & 11th grade students in Ms. Hall’s English classes: Please remember to turn in your research essays on google classroom! They will be counted absent until you do so.
CRHS Christmas Choir Concert is will be held this evening (12/10/2018) starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Holbert Auditorium on the Wickes Campus. The band concert originally scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled due to illness. The band will now perform on Friday, December 14 on the CRHS stage/cafeteria area starting at 5:00 p.m.
Basketball Schedule UPDATE! The make-up game against Foreman has been scheduled! Cossatot River Eagles vs Foreman Gators Tuesday, December 18th at CRHS 7th grade boys will play at 5:30 p.m., with the Sr. Boys game to follow. There will be no girls games.
Basketball Update! The Lady Eagles will play in the finals of the Booneville Senior Tournament at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday (12/1) instead of the previously posted time of 5:00.
Early dismissal at 1:45 pm on December 19th, 20th, and 21st.
Please come join us for our Annual Thanksgiving Supper at Vandervoort Cafeteria from 4:00-7:00 pm on November 17th.
UPDATE! Basketball games for Friday, November 16 in DeQueen will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a Sr Girls JV game, followed by regular Sr Girls and Sr Boys games.
The All Region Junior High Choir Concert on Friday has been moved from the Lake Hamilton Coliseum to the Lake Hamilton Auditorium. Concert begins at 4:30. Address is still the same: 280 Wolf St, Pearcy, AR 71964 The All Region Senior High Choir Concert on Saturday has been moved from the Lake Hamilton Coliseum to the Lake Hamilton Auditorium. Concert begins at 4:30. Address is still the same: 280 Wolf St, Pearcy, AR 71964
UPDATE to the basketball schedule for Monday, November 5, 2018: Games against Oden will be played at CRHS tonight starting with the Jr. Lady Eagles at 5:30 p.m., and the Jr. Eagles to follow. There will be no 7th grade games.
Twenty Cossatot River High School choir students traveled to Lakeside High School in Hot Springs on Saturday, October 13 to audition for the South Arkansas All Region Choir. Out of those 20, 10 plus 1 alternate earned chairs. Over 900 students competed at this event. Cossatot River Choirs are under the direction of Susan Brewer. Congratulations!
Cossatot River Junior High Choir members traveled to Arkadelphia High School on October 20 to audition for the Southwest Arkansas Junior High Region Choir. Almost 600 students from Southwest Arkansas auditioned. Out of the 34 students auditioning from CRHS, 29 students plus 3 alternates earned chairs!! Cossatot River Choirs are under the direction of Susan Brewer Congratulations to these students!!
CRHS Students going on the field trip to Old Washington on Friday, November 2, with Mrs. Lawrence will be leaving at 7:40 a.m.
Help the Cossatot River FFA win prizes by viewing and sharing the following link: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YST14Cz7aMk&feature=youtu.be
Basketball Schedule UPDATE for Tonight (10/30/18) against Caddo Hills: Game 1: 7th Grade Girls Game 2: Jr Girls Game 3: Sr Girls Game 4: Sr Boys Games will begin at 5:00 p.m.
Cossatot River School District will be out for Fall Break October 26th-October 29th. School will resume October 30th at normal time.
Parent Teacher Conferences are on October 23rd at 2:30 pm. School will dismiss at 2:00 pm.
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The CRHS Cheerleaders will be hosting a Mini Cheer Camp on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.! Camp Information: ➡️ All participants will be invited to perform during the upcoming Black and Silver game on October 5! ➡️ All participants will receive a camp t-shirt! ➡️ Register for $25 by returning the completed form and payment back to the school office (WES, VES, or CRHS) by Friday, September 28. Registration the day of the event will be $30. Forms have been sent home with students or may be picked up in the elementary office. ➡️ Questions? Please contact Janell Howell at the Wickes Elementary campus.
Intramural games for this Tuesday, September 17th are cancelled due to gym floor repairs. Intramural games will resume on Tuesday, September 25th. Another date will be scheduled for make-up games before October 5th.
There will not be any intramural games this Tuesday, September 11th. Intramural games will resume on Tuesday, September 18th.
Elementary Intramural basketball will only be on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
CRHS Athletics would like to remind all students at Wickes and Vandervoort Elementary in grades Kindergarten through 6th, to be at the high school gym at 4:30 for spirit squad practice and sign ups. Intramural basketball players will need to be there at 5:30.
AG Booster Club will have a meeting August 20th at 6:00 pm at the CRHS Ag Building.
Phone lines for Administration office and WES are down. Please call CRHS to be transferred to the correct campus.
Open House for Cossatot River School District will be on the following days: Wickes and Vandervoort campus- August 13th from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Umpire campus- August 13th from 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm High School- August 8th is Schedule pickup during regular hours.
A special board meeting will be held June 21st, in the administration building at 2:00 P.M. for the opening of bids for the ball field project.
The regular monthly board meeting for June has been rescheduled to be held on Monday, June 18, 2018.
A special board meeting will be held tonight, May 24th, in the administration building at 6:00 P.M.
Cossatot River High School will be offering Summer School for credit recovery. Summer school starts June 4-June 28, Monday–Thursday, 8:30-11:30. There is a sign-up sheet in the office at the High School.
Congratulations to Landrie Tadlock! She was State winner for Creed Speaking LDE for FFA and our CCM (Conduct of Chapter Meetings) Team was in the top 6 of state finalist!
We would like to congratulate the following students who placed at the Destination Science competition: Toothpick Bridge 1st Place - Winnie Smith Sailboat 1st Place - Connor Mink Egg Drop 1st Place - Breonna Cecil 2nd Place - Autumn Raines
A benefit chicken dinner and auction will be held for the Cossatot River Middle School Archery Team on Saturday, April 28 in the Wickes Elementary Cafeteria starting at 4:00 p.m. All money raised will be used to help the team with expenses during upcoming trip to compete in the national archery tournament in Louisville, Kentucky. To-go orders will be available. We thank you for your support!
The Wickes Middle School Straight Shooters Archery Team for grades 6-8 has qualified to compete in the National Archery Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky in May. This is a significant honor as a lot of teams never qualify! These kids have worked extremely hard and have put in tons of practice time! This is only our fourth year to have archery at WES so we are very excited to have made it to this level! This will also be the last year for three of our archers to have this opportunity as 8th graders! Your support is GREATLY needed and appreciated! I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the Chicken Dinner and Benefit Auction THIS Saturday, April 28, at the Wickes Elementary Cafeteria. There will be chicken, baked beans, potato salad, rolls, and dessert! The dinner will begin at 4:00 and there will be to-go trays available. The auction starts at 6:00. There will be lots of goodies that you will not want to miss bidding on!! If you have anything you would like to donate or if you are willing to help in any way, you can contact Gloria Pritchett, Sharon Miles, Shelly Speight, or Angie Richardson. We appreciate everything you do to support the students of CRSD!! Thank you!!
Cossatot River Ag Boosters will have a meeting at 6 P.M. on 4/19/18 in the CRHS Ag Building.
Van-Cove Preschool is now taking applications for the 2018/19 school year. Children ages 2 1/2 through 5 years old that do not meet the Kindergarten deadline are eligible. The fee is $60.00 a week or $12.00 a day if not enrolled full time. Applications may be picked in the Vandervoort Elementary office or you may call Sharon Sellers at 870-584-9826 if you have any questions. To register the following will be needed: Preschool Application Copy of Birth Certificate Copy of Social Security Card Copy of Immunization Record Preschool is an optimum time to provide care to children while promoting each child's intellectual, social, physical, and emotional development in an academic-rich environment.
Special Olympics Track and Field Event will be April 20th at the Mena football field. They are selling t-shirts as a fundraiser to help pay for expenses. Please let Nicole Evans; CRSD Special Olympic Coach, know if you want to order one. Orders are due by April 11, 2018. Make checks payable to CR Special Olympics. T-shirt sizes –Specify Youth or Adult Youth S, M, L, XL Adult S, M, L, XL, 2XL
CRHS Band will be having a PIZZA HUT fundraiser. On April 11, Mena Pizza Hut will donate 25% of sales and DeQueen Pizza Hit will donate 15% of sales between 6-8 to the band. The money raised will go toward the Band Assessment trip in Midlothian, TX in May.
First Annual Band Carnival will be April 14th, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Cossatot River High School. There will be games, bouncy house, rides and tacos. All proceeds go to CRHS band for their band festival in Midlothian, TX.
Ag Booster Club will be hosting a donkey basketball game and Indian Taco Dinner on April 6th at Cossatot River High School. Dinner starts at 5:00 with game following at 7:00. Tacos will be $5, tickets for game are $6 in advance and $8 at the gate.
Cossatot River High School Beta Club is having a fundraiser. Please go to the following link to purchase your favorite Little Caesars pizza!! http://www.pizzakit.com/fundraising-products?shop=1&f=349993&s=153477 The fundraiser ID#349993 PLEASE NOTE: Must choose ship to order to my group.
Attention CRHS Students and Parents! We are excited to let you know that you may now purchase yearbooks and senior recognition ads online with your debit or credit card! And, along with those great features, students and parents can submit pictures that they have taken which may be used in the yearbook as well! Go to the website to check out all the ways YOU can make the 2017-18 yearbook incredible, and make sure to order yours today to get the early bird discount! commpe.pictavo.com For any yearbook questions, please email Mrs. Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Special Board Meeting will be held in Little Rock at 2:00 P.M. today, February 28th. The location of the meeting will be at 1101 West 2nd Street, Little Rock, AR.
Vandervoort Elementary Wednesday- Wear mismatched or inside out or backwards clothes! Thursday- Wear your favorite hat! Friday- Wear silly socks! Wickes Elementary Wednesday-Wear your clothes backwards, inside out or mismatched! Thursday- Wear the color Green! Friday- Wear your favorite hat! Umpire Schools Wednesday-Wear the color Green! Thursday-Wear the color red or blue! Friday-Wear your favorite pajamas!
We will be out for Winter Break February 16th and 19th. Classes resume Tuesday, February 20th
Money for CRHS Senior Recognition Ads and Senior info for mug pages will be due February 20th. The page price is $125. The price will go up after this date. Everything is due by March 30.
2018 BOYS baseball/t-ball registration! You can return forms to any Cossatot River office by Thursday, February 15th. There will also be a table set up at the Wickes Elementary on Saturday, February 17th from 4:30-6:30 pm. Must have a copy of the child’s birth certificate and a $35 registration fee. Contact Jerry Johnson at 870-582-4381 for any questions. AGE GROUPS: 3-4 boys & girls T-Ball 5-6 Under Boys Machine Pitch 7-8 Under Coach Pitch 9-10 Under Kid Pitch 11-12 Under Kid Pitch 13-14 Under Kid Pitch
The Homecoming Dance has been rescheduled for Friday, March 9 from 6-9 p.m. You may still purchase tickets for $5 each from Mrs. Richardson in room 207.
All schools of the Cossatot River School District will dismiss Monday and Tuesday, February 5th & 6th, due to the very high numbers of students absent with the flu. These two days will be AMI (Alternative Methods of Instruction) designated days. Your children will be required to complete take-home materials or online assignments as made available by their teachers. All schools will reopen on Wednesday, February 7th at their regular time.
The Cossatot River FFA Chapter will be taking money donations from 2/1/18-2/11/18 for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. This money will be evenly distributed to families in need in the Cardiac Unit. Drop offs may be made at: Wickes Elementary School Office Union Bank- Wickes Cossatot River High School Office or Ag Department Vandervoort Elementary School Office. These donations will be greatly appreciated! Every dollar helps! We would like to thank you in advance for all of your support! -Cossatot River FFA Chapter-
The following students took home state titles from the Arkansas Beta Convention. They will represent Arkansas at the National Beta Convention in Savannah, Georgia, in June. Dalene Vazques -1st place Spanish(Grade 10) Jennifer Esquivel-2nd place Spanish(Grade 12) James Sparks -3rd place Creative Writing (Division I) Celina Arce - 3rd place Sculpture Hattie Smith - 3rd place Fiber Art
All schools of the Cossatot River School District will dismiss Monday and Tuesday, January 29th & 30th, due to the very high numbers of students and teachers absent with the flu. These two days will be AMI (Alternative Methods of Instruction) designated days. Your children will be required to complete take-home materials or online assignments as made available by their teachers. The scheduled basketball games for Tuesday night will still be played, but athletes will not be called upon to practice during the days off. All schools will reopen on Wednesday, January 31st at their regular time.
HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK: Jan. 29-Feb. 2 Monday 1/29: Let’s Play Scrabble! Wear a letter on your shirt and make words and phrases with your friends! Tuesday 1/30: Twin Day! Grab as many friends as you can and dress alike! Wednesday, 1/31: Wacky Wednesday! Mismatch your clothes and style your hair in a wacky way! Thursday, 2/1: Throwback Thursday! Be a Wickes Warrior or Van-Cove Hornet for the day! Wear old gear from either school, or red white and blue to represent BOTH! Friday, 2/2: Homecoming! Black & Silver Day!
Homecoming Dance is just around the corner!! The dance will be semi-formal and there will be a professional DJ.
Homecoming will be February 2, 2018. The Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, February 3 from 6-9 p.m. at CRHS. Get your tickets early and save money!! Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from Mrs. Richardson in room 207. Tickets purchased the day of the dance will be $7 each.
Congratulations to Laura Flores!! She won the Polk County Spelling Bee and will move on to State.
Congratulations to the 2017/2018 Homecoming Court!!! 7th Grade: Reagan Bills Xitlali Trinidad 8th Grade: Maggie Haynes Josey Johnston 9th Grade: Jasey Holm Kortlyn McKee Rylee Dering 10th Grade: Amy Haynes Lexi Tumbelson 11th Grade: Lauren Driver Bianca Ralls Gaitlyn Brady 12th Grade: Harley Dering Jacie Wilkerson Kaylee Kesterson
The location of the regular board meeting for January has been changed. It will be held in the Cossatot River High School Library at 6:00 P.M.
Congratulations to Lexi Tumbleson, Elianette Esquivel, LaBrayla Robb, Laura Flores, & Shannell Brito on earning a spot to compete with their projects in the FCCLA state competition coming up in February! Great job ladies!!
There will be a Special Board Meeting on December 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Administration Office. Agenda: Interview Superintendent candidates.
The Junior class is sponsoring a Chili cook off December 8 prior to the basketball games! There is no fee to enter the cook-off and we will have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Please contact a Junior sponsor to enter! The sponsors are Mr. Reggie Fryar, Mrs. Pam Bell, Mrs. Kathy Smith, and Jennifer Lawrence. They will be selling the chili after the winner is declared. Please let them know asap if you are interested in participating!
December 8th we will have a 5th quarter after the games here. There will be food and games and entertainment for all of the students.
The JR class will be selling fudge as a fundraiser. 5 lbs. of fudge for $20. You have a choice of Double Chocolate, White Toffee Crunch, Peanut Butter Cream, Mint Chocolate, Butterscotch or Chocolate Peanut Butter. Order deadline is December 8th, delivery starting December 17th. There are order forms in the High School office or email Mr. Reggie Fryar.
We would like to invite you to the Vandervoort Thanksgiving Supper at Vandervoort Elementary Cafeteria, on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Meals are $6:00.
Reminder! Monday, November 20th - Friday, November 24th there is no school due to Thanksgiving Break. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, from all of us at Wickes Elementary. ¡Recordatorio! Lunes, 20 de noviembre al Viernes, 24 de noviembre no habra clases debido a las vacaciones de Acción de Gracias. Que tenga un maravilloso Día de Acción de Gracias, de parte de todos nosotros de la Primaria de Wickes.
The November Board Meeting has been rescheduled to be held on November 16th at the Administration Building.
Wickes Elementary will be having their Fall Festival tomorrow, Friday, November 3rd. Games will begin at 5:00 pm and Coronation will begin at 7:15 in the auditorium. We can't wait to see you.La Primaria de Wickes tendrá su Festival de Otoño mañana, viernes 3 de noviembre. Los juegos comenzarán a las 5:00 p.m. y la Coronación comenzará a las 7:15 en el auditorio.Esperamos verlos ahi!
EAST will be selling flavored popcorn!! It’s $2 a bag. Choose from 5 flavors: Caramel, Vanilla, White Cheddar, Kettle Corn, White Chocolate. See an EAST student to buy some!
The 7th grade is having a fundraiser. The students may purchase "Halloween Wear" tickets at the library during breakfast or lunch. The price to dress on Halloween, Tuesday, 10/31, is $2.00. You must purchase a ticket in order to wear a costume.
Preschool is having a field trip October 24th to Holly Springs Homestead -Vandervoort Elementary
3rd & 4th Grade is having a Field Trip to Holly Springs Homestead Today- Vandervoort Elementary
A big Congratulations to Alex Jenkins, Katelyn Baker, Amy Haynes, and James Stark (alternate) who made the South Arkansas Senior High All-Region Choir Saturday in Hot Springs. They auditioned with 860 other students from schools all over southern Arkansas.
Cossatot River School District will hold its Annual Report to the Public meeting on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Cossatot River High School Library. El Distrito Escolar de Cossatot River llevará a cabo su Informe Anual para el público el jueves 12 de octubre de, 2017 a las 5:30 en la Biblioteca de la secundaria de Cossatot River.
There is a 38th Annual Student Photo Contest going on!! Deadline is October 16, 2017. More details and entry forms may be found in the CRHS office.
The Senior Class of 2018 will be hosting a chicken dinner fund raiser during the Black and Silver games beginning at 4:00 pm. Dinners are $6 each.
Cossatot River FFA & Managing Natural Resources Class is sponsoring a BIG BUCK CONTEST!! There will be a 12 and under, 13 and up and an overall winner! Students, Teachers, Employees, School Board and Ag Booster Members may enter at the Wickes Elementary Office, Vandervoort Elementary Office, CRHS Office of the CRHS Ag Building. Entry deadline is September 22. Contest begins September 23 and ends December 31. Must be legally taken and tagged by the participant who enters. Must be brought to Cossatot River Ag building to be scored. Gross score method. Entry fee $10, $5 will go to the buck pot and $5 to the FFA chapter. For any questions contact Mr. Morgan at the CRHS Ag building at 870-387-4200 ext. 5500.
After school tutoring will begin this Wednesday, September 27 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please meet in Mrs.Kesterson's room. No district transportation (No buses) will be provided. Parents must pick up at 4:30 p.m.
Cossatot River School District is holding a special board meeting for board member financial training tonight at 6:00 pm at the administration office.
Going to State!! Congratulations to Jaden Dering and Kaylin McKee on qualifying to compete in the state golf tournament to be held early next week in Melbourne, Arkansas! Both girls are 9th grade students at CRHS, and competed at the district tournament held in Glenwood. Bryan Richardson is the CRHS Golf Team coach.
The Cossatot River Eagles Cheerleaders will be hosting a Mini Cheer Camp, Saturday, September 23rd from 10 a.m. til 4 in the CRHS gym! Opened to grades Pre-K thru 6th, early registration is $25 per student, late registration (9:30-10:00) at the door will be $30. For more information you can contact Janell Howell at 870-385-2346.
Cossatot River FFA & Managing Natural Resources Class is sponsoring a BIG BUCK CONTEST!! There will be a 12 and under, 13 and up and an overall winner! Students, Teachers, Employees, School Board and Ag Booster Members may enter at the Wickes Elementary Office, Vandervoort Elementary Office, CRHS Office of the CRHS Ag Building. Entry deadline is September, 22. Contest begins September 23 and ends December 31. Must be legally taken and tagged by the participant who enters. Must be brought to Cossatot River Ag building to be scored. Gross score method. Entry fee $10. $5 will go to the buck pot and $5 to the FFA chapter. For any questions contact Mr. Morgan at the CRHS Ag building at 870-387-4200 ext.5500.
Next week our CRHS EAST Program will be hosting a "What's In Your Attic" event for all local Veterans and their families to bring in any pictures, letters, medals, uniforms, memorabilia etc. for us to scan copies of and print or 3D print replicas of to help preserve the history of our local Veterans and their service to our community and country. We will also have a room set up for our students to interview any Veterans or family members that would like to share their stories as well as a special scanning station set up to scan any 35 mm slides, 35 mm film strips, medium format film, and 4" x 5" film. It will be a come and go as you're able to event in the Cossatot River High School Library on Wednesday, September 27th & Thursday, September 28th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
An email dated September 15, 2017, from Cossatot River School District Central Office released personal data of Cossatot River School District employees on an attachment to the monthly school board minutes. This email was sent to the group list "email@example.com. This notice is posted as required by A.C.A. 4-110-105 "Disclosure of security breaches". Inquiries should be directed to the Superintendent of Schools, Donnie Davis, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 870-385-7101 Ext. 1104
The 2017-18 Wellness Policy is available for review. It may be reached by clicking on the menu tab/documents/child nutrition/wellness policy. To obtain a hard copy, please e-mail email@example.com.
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We have no school Monday, September 4, 2017 due to Labor Day.
The regular monthly meeting for August has been rescheduled from August 10th to August 17th.
Vandervoort Elementary Yearbooks are in and may be picked up in the office Monday-Thursday between 7:30 and 4:30 P.M.
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