As we enter a new year, don't forget how much ATTENDANCE MATTERS! Here are some enlightening attendance facts!
We look forward to having students back in class on Thursday, January 5! Here’s a link to this year’s calendar for more important dates! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1882863/2022-2023_School_Calendar_Proposal_Board_Format__Gold_Option_.pdf
Results of the Hackler Ugly Christmas Sweater Competition:
Congratulations to the top three spellers from third grade at the Hackler Spelling Bee! 1st - Stella May 2nd - Abigail Foster 3rd - Genesis Macias Parada
Congratulations to the top three fourth grade students in the Hackler Spelling Bee: 1st - Pruett Sutton 2nd - Blakely Clark 3rd - Chloe Premetz
Congratulations to the top three 5th graders in the Hackler Spelling Bee! 1st- Liam Kelly 2nd - Caleb Stephens 3rd - Farrah Coleman
Does my child do the same things other children his or her age do? Some children need help walking, talking, seeing, hearing, or learning. Child Find is a legal requirement that schools find all children who have disabilities and who may be entitled to special education services. If you feel your child needs help, contact the professionals at your local school district or the Arkansas Special Education Resource Center (ASERC) at 1-800-482-8437. Special education services are available to all eligible children birth to 21, in both public and private, including children who are highly mobile, homeless and wards of the state. Early detection is the key to helping your child get off to a good start. Getting help today prepares your child for future success. For more information call the Mountain Home Public Schools Special Education Department at (870)425-1247. www.archildfind.org
**Access to federal funds for families in Arkansas with the Child Tax Credit** Families with no income or low income could get at least $3,000 per child with the Child Tax Credit, plus $1400 with the third stimulus payment - even if they have never filed taxes before (and if they have not yet already filed taxes this year). There is now an easy form for people to file on their mobile devices in 15 minutes or less in English or Spanish. People have until November 15 to sign up this year at GetCTC.org/arschools.
Wednesday is our homecoming parade! Dress in layers and come celebrate! Parade begins at 5:30 at Redeemer Lutheran Church and ends at Guy Berry College & Career Academy. HUGE thanks to everyone who makes this parade possible!
Flu clinic schedule: Oct 7 - Hackler Intermediate School 8:30 am Oct 10 - MHHS 8:30 am MHJH 12:45 pm Oct 11 - Kindergarten 12:45 pm Oct 12 - Pinkston MIddle School 8:30 am GBCCA - 12:45 pm Oct 13 - Nelson-Wilks-Herron Elementary - 8:30 am Flu packets will be sent home prior to the scheduled clinics. No student will receive the flu vaccine without signed consent.
We have another Grandparents Raising Grandchildren educational event coming up on October 6! Please join us at the Mruk Center!
Students who are enrolled in the PASSE program through Medicaid may qualify for additional personal care services.
Have a wonderful holiday weekend! No school Monday! Go Bombers! Beat Harrison! Jake
It is time start preparing for our Special Olympics program here at MHPS! Our district plans to participate in Area II bowling, basketball and track events. As soon as dates and times are available, more information will be provided. In order for a student to participate, they must meet some very specific guidelines. Additionally, they must have a physical. Physical forms will be sent home soon with students. Please direct any questions to Gwen Benton, Special Education Director. 870-425-1247 or firstname.lastname@example.org
There has been a car accident this morning in front of Hackler Intermediate School. Authorities are on the scene, and there are no injuries, but traffic is congested. Please avoid West Road if possible. Thank you for your patience.
Tomorrow is the BIG day! We're ready for a wonderful year! #GoBombers
Open House is TODAY! 1-7 p.m.
Hello Bombers, I want to remind you all that early voting on the high school renovation issue begins tomorrow, Tuesday, August 2 and goes through August 8 from 8-4:30 p.m. at the Baxter County Election Commission Headquarters on Fifth Street or at the Baxter County Courthouse. Election day is Tuesday, August 9 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and registered voters who live within district bounds can vote at the following locations: Baxter County Courthouse Baxter County Election Commission Headquarters Baxter County Training Center in Midway Eastside Baptist Church Henderson Fire Station Lakeview Civic Center Northeast Lakeside Fire Station I will be hosting tours of the high school facilities again this Thursday from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. (or until the last tour is complete). This is also a time to come and ask questions or provide feedback. Thank you and have a wonderful evening, Dr. Jake Long, Superintendent
Dr. Long announced this earlier this summer, but this is just a reminder for our families! School Supplies are provided AGAIN this year at MHPS (with the exception of backpacks and lunchboxes)! Go Bombers!