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CJH Social Studies

Jacob West

April 26, 2017


Filed under Junior High, News

CJHS 6th grade social studies classes have been learning about different countries, the people skills, crafts and sources of income. Weaving is a skill that people use all over the world with different materials to create a variety of products. Ms. Strawn’s classes spent the day in the library where...

CJH Quiz Bowl

Jayla Cody

March 3, 2017


Filed under Junior High, News

We would like to congratulate Clinton’s Quiz Bowl Teams! On February 3rd, the Junior High Team took 3rd place at Hoxie and went to Atkins on February 23rd for the next level.  Clinton Schools are very proud of how good and hardworking the students are! Good job Quiz Bowl!!...

CJH Quiz Bowl

Regan Bradford, Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Junior High, News

On Friday February 3, the Clinton Junior High Quiz Bowl team did a wonderful job at their regional tournament in Hoxie.  They placed third out of eight teams and will advance to the state tournament on February 25.  The following students took part in the regional tournament.     9th Grade Ja...

CJHS Quiz Bowl Advances to State

CJHS Quiz Bowl Advances to State

Jayla Cody, Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Junior High, News, News

On Friday February 3, the Clinton Junior High Quiz Bowl team did a wonderful job at their regional tournament in Hoxie.  They placed third out of eight teams and will advance to the state tournament on February 25.  The following students took part in the regional tournament.   9th Grade James Thomps...

Christmas Angel Tree

Christmas Angel Tree

Rachel Dawson, Co-Editor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Clubs, Junior High, News

Clinton Jr. High Student Council and Jr. High Beta Club are busy serving the community this December! These students raised $3,680 for our local Angel Tree by selling hoodies, and Krispy Kreme Donuts. Majors Charles and Shirley White founded Angel Tree in 1979 when the The Salvation Army  worked with a...

Christmas at Clinton

Christmas at Clinton

Jayla Cody, Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Elementary, High School, Junior High, News, News, Preschool

There have been many Christmas parties and celebrations all over the Clinton School District.  The pre-school classes had parties for the students.  Santa came to visit the kids at the preschool, and greeted them all as they got to school on Friday morning.  Elementary also had class parties.  Santa...

Christmas Concerts

Christmas Concerts

Jaci Slayton, Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Junior High, News, News

In the Junior High band Riley Eppes was named to the Region 9 Junior All-region percussionist on snare, timpani, and keyboards. The Junior High band and choir held a concert last Wednesday in the Clinton Auditorium that started at 6:00. Before the concert Santa was available for a meet and greet i...

Ugly Sweater Day

Ugly Sweater Day

Nate Lonnon, Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under High School, Junior High, News, Student Life

Friday, December 16th was a school day filled with Christmas spirit. Faculty and students joined together in an ugly sweater day, and the Jr. High even had a friendly competition to see whose was the ugliest. Sporting the Most “Christmassy’’ Sweaters were Mrs. Burgess(teacher winner) and Mckenna Yates(stude...

Kids Can Sack Hunger

Kids Can Sack Hunger

Jentry Wade, Writer

November 22, 2016


Filed under Activities, Elementary, Junior High, News, News

Clinton School was very successful in their fundraising efforts with the  Kids Can Sack Hunger food drive this year. High school and junior high each collected money, high school raised a total of $1,902 and junior high raised a total of $2,550.  The elementary collected over 1,000 non-perishable food ...

VBC Fair Winners

VBC Fair Winners

Rachel Dawson, Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Elementary, High School, Junior High, News, News, News, Student Life

Four Van Buren County Fair winners advanced to the finals of the Arkansas State Fair. Tiffanie Hicks, Junior Instrumental Finalist. She performed a piano solo. Abbie Bone, Junior Dance Solo Finalist. She is the daughter of Steve and Pam Bone, of Clinton. She performed a clogging dance solo tit...

Character Day at CJHS

Character Day at CJHS

Paige Bryant, Photographer/Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Junior High, News, News

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NCA District Fair Cattle Show

NCA District Fair Cattle Show

Jayla Cody, Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Elementary, Junior High, News, News, News

We would like to congratulate some hard working students from Clinton that represented us very well at the North Central Arkansas District Fair in Melbourne last week.  A 6th grader at Clinton Junior High, Sydney Standridge, won Grand Champion heifer with a Chi Main Cross named Julie. She also won Grand...

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