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FCA Kick Off Breakfast

FCA Kick Off Breakfast

JoJo Jones, Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School

Clinton FCA is kicking the fall season off right, DONUT style!! All students 9-12th grade are invited to join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Wednesday morning, Oct. 3rd, 7 am. at the Donut Palace (right next to sonic), for FREE donuts! Come out and see what FCA is all about! ...

Clinton Excels at Van Buren County Fair

Clinton Excels at Van Buren County Fair

Kyler Hensley, Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

Clinton, AR-- Thomas Edison once said, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” One thing is for sure, Clinton students did not shy away from work. In fact they have seized the opportunity to work hard over the past several months and achieve thei...

Putting in the Work

Putting in the Work

Kaylee Hobbs, Writer

August 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

FFA showers have been working hard this summer preparing their animals, and preparing themselves for show season. A lot of time goes into getting the animals to the point of being presentable in the show ring. There are multiple kinds of animals that can be shown such as goats, lambs, hogs, cattle, ...

Annual FFA Banquet

Annual FFA Banquet

Natalie Alexander, Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News

The banquet will be this Thursday at 6 pm in the high school cafeteria. Dinner will cost $5 at the door. Dinner is catered fish and chicken by Western Sizzlin.  The keynote speaker is Johnny Rice.  Members will receive awards for their accomplishments over the year. ...

CHS FBLA Hosts Successful Blood Drive

CHS FBLA Hosts Successful Blood Drive

Lexie Smith, Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

Congratulations and thank you for another successful blood drive!    Yesterday Clinton High School helped to save 132 lives with our 44 donations which was 10 over goal allowing us to provide $1750 in  scholarship funds to senior students who have been involved in the blood drive throughout high school.   ...

Agronomy Girls Take State

Agronomy Girls Take State

Brittany Shannon, Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Photo Gallery, Picture of the Week, Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

This past Thursday and Friday, the Clinton FFA Chapter took 11 teams to compete at FFA State Convention in Fayetteville. Many teams did well, but only one team made it to the top. That was the Agronomy team consisting of Abby Bone, Brooke Bradford, Gisselle Hernandez, and Savannah Lynch. They have been...

Last Blood Drive of the Year

Last Blood Drive of the Year

Brittany Shannon, Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Features, High School, News, Schools, Showcase

Please come out and support the Arkansas Blood Institute and your local FBLA chapter by giving blood on May 2nd right outside of the high school office. You can help save 3 lives with just one donation and support your CHS seniors by helping with scholarship funds! ...

FFA earns their way to State

FFA earns their way to State

Natalie Alexander, Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

“Practice like you’ve never won. Perform like you’ve never lost.” Our FFA chapter went to Arkansas Tech University in Russellville to compete at the district CDE (Career Development Events) competition, on March 15th, 2018. This contest determines if our teams get to move on to the state conte...

FBLA Sponsored Blood Drive a Success

FBLA Sponsored Blood Drive a Success

Alexus Smith, Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, Showcase

March 7th, Clinton High School held a blood drive with the Arkansas Blood Institute from 8:30-2. Students and teachers signed up for a time during the day, and then would complete their ticket on the computer in order to participate in the drive. Once they successfully filled out their rapid pass, th...

Beta Club Raffles GIANT Bear!

Beta Club Raffles GIANT Bear!

Brittany Shannon, Co-Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Features, High School, News

Help support your Beta Club make it to National Convention by buying tickets for this 6 foot GIANT Teddy Bear! Tickets will be sold by all qualifiers for National Convention and in Mrs. Hutchins classroom. Tickets will also be sold at lunch. The winner will be announced at the end of the day....

Beta Club Dominates at State Convention

Beta Club Dominates at State Convention

Brittany Shannon, Co-Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

On January 26th-27th, the Clinton High School Beta Club went to Beta State Convention to compete for all of the marbles in Hot Springs. Clinton was very well represented with 65 students competing in various events such as academic, visual art, and talent. They came back with a lot of success. The club...

FBLA Wins Big at District Competition

FBLA Wins Big at District Competition

Gabby Helton, Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

Clinton High School FBLA recently competed in the District competition. All FBLA members represented Clinton High School very well. Giselle Hernandez was elected the new state FBLA Vice President and President of District 6! In her Public Speaking competition, she also placed 4th among many competito...

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