Secondary Art EducatorCheryl McMickle, an art instructor at Forrest City High School, was recently named the Arkansas Art Educators 2014-15 Secondary Art Educator of the Year. McMickle has been an art instructor for 18 years, six of which she has spent working with students at FCHS. McMickle looks over a painting she created that is on display in her room. Photo by Alan Smith.
McMickle named AAE Art teacher of the year - Forrest City High School art instructor Cheryl McMickle was recently named the 2014-15 Arkansas Art Educators (AAE) Secondary Art Educator of the year.
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FC, Hughes boards to meet in October on consolidation - The move to consolidate the Hughes School District with the Forrest City School District will take a step forward as the school boards for the two districts have set a mid-October meeting to discuss the matter.
Candidacy for mayor forces Oswalt to vacate commission seat - Forrest City mayoral candidate Chris Oswalt has stepped down from his position with the St. Francis County Election Commission ahead of the November General Election, in which he is a candidate.
After-school supper tied to educational programs - Students in the Forrest City School District will soon benefit from a state-sponsored program providing after-school meals to students participating in a new after-school program.
FCHS hosting open house - Forrest City High School will hold an open house on Monday, Sept. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m., in the high school cafeteria.