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Big, Bountiful, Blessing of a Building

Hear the latest on the Indoor Construction from Head of School, Dr. Gary Arnold.  Save the Date!  August 1, 2018 Grand Opening Prayer and Dedication Service,

J-Term 2019 Travel Opportunities Announced

Travelling provides a truly extraordinary opportunity for growth in the lives of our students. The High School Admin Team is very excited to announce the J-Term travel opportunities for 2019!

2017/18 Yearbooks are Here!

Congratulations to the 2018-18 Yearbook Staff on "Making Waves."  For those who did not pre-order, a limited number of books will be available for $65 each. Read more for details.  

Alumni and Business Awards given at "Wild About Warriors 2018"

On Saturday, April 14, LRCA's Parent Teacher Fellowship hosted Wild About Warriors 2018 with an outdoor carnival twist, including outdoor games, activities, food trucks, and a special student showcase. During the event, the annual Alumni and Business Awards were given to two special recipients: Sarah Crabill and Pediatrics Plus.

The Sound of Music

Coming to Little Rock Christian's Warrior Hall, the well-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music! This acclaimed show comes with a 100 member student cast, crew, and orchestra who will perform some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical theatre stage.

The Latest Issue of THE WARRIOR Magazine

The Warrior is bi-annual magazine published by Little Rock Christian Academy. Featured articles this issue include Academic Rigor, J Term, Indoor Athletic Facility, and the Digital Arts course of study. Athletic and Fine Arts awards from Fall semester are also included.

Final Markdowns

The Warrior Store is clearing out all merchandise. Stop in and get yourself a great deal on remaining items! The Warrior Store is open Wednesday through Friday, 7:45am - 3:00pm

Warriors in the News


Warriors In the News

LRCA Alum Audrey Davis wins central Arkansas contest

LRCA Class of 2018 graduate Audrey Davis was named the winner of the Central Arkansas Drain Smart competition.  Drain Smart is an engaging public-education / environmental program that uses art to communicate the function and importance of local storm drains.

Class of 2018 Commits to Run with Horses

Commencement 2018 was a picture window into the house of Warriors and the building going on inside. From the testimonies of the evening, it is clear that the Spirit is alive and well and working among us. Commencement speaker, Mr. William Dillard, III, challenged our graduates to run from conformity and comparison and to run to community and wisdom...

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Senior Capstone - A Crowning Achievement

Senior Capstone is an independent research course designed to offer students the opportunity to explore a course of study beyond the typical high school class. Learn more about Capstone at Little Rock Christian Academy.

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Six LRCA Seniors named to Little Rock Family's "Head of the Class" 2018

Little Rock Family Magazine recognized more than 60 top seniors from central Arkansas' public, private and parochial schools in their Head of the Class special section. Congratulations to seniors Hannah Cheatham, Erin Foley, Adeline Geoghagan, Rose Johnson, Weston Northington and Nicholas Powell on their selection to this elite group.  #lrca2018

Yearbook takes Top State Honors

Members of the 2018 LRCA Yearbook Staff were recognized recently with top honors from the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association (ASPA), a state-wide community of scholastic yearbook, broadcast, film, literary magazine, online newspaper and print newspaper staffs and their advisers.

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Third Grade Weaving Warriors

Third grade students were recently challenged to tackle a more difficult weaving art project.  This work required dedicated practice and work outside normal art class hours.  The following students rose to the challenge and created masterpieces!

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Senior Nicolas Powell named as Stephens Scholar

Congratulations to senior Nicholas Powell on his selection as a 2018 Stephens Award recipient. The Stephens Award recognizes outstanding achievements by selected high school teachers and students in the central Arkansas area.

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Senior Abby Blankenship receives National Photography Recognition

Senior Abby Blankenship, the LRCA yearbook photographer, was awarded this week as third place in the "Athletes in Action" category of Jostens 2018 National Photography Contest. Her picture of MJ Collins pulling down an airborne Bruin in the football battle against P.A. earlier this fall. 

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Students receive 15 Awards at AR Young Artist Association's state conference

Wednesday, April 11th, the High School Art Department in conjunction with Art Society took 39 students to compete in the annual Arkansas Young Artist Association art conference and competition. Schools from across the state gathered at the Statehouse Convention Center.  LRCA students received several awards in various categories.

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High School Honors Ensemble awarded at State Level

On April 11th, LRCA's women's chorus "Nova Voce" traveled to UCA to compete at the state level before a panel of collegiate choral directors.  One hundred and eight choirs were selected to move on from the region to this state level competition.  These students received a First Division Rating and were named "Best in Class".

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National Art Educator's Regional Competition

Ten students from Little Rock Christian Academy submitted artwork to the National Art Educator's Regional Art Competition. Teachers from around the Central Arkansas Region selected up to ten of their students' artwork. First, Second, Third place, and two Honorable Mentions were awarded in each grade. Little Rock Christian recieved four awards of the ten students who participated.

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The Warrior Roundtable

We Believe!
Gary B. Arnold, EdD - LRCA Head of School

Back to School means a new year and a new school year theme.  Read Dr. Arnold's letter and announcement of this year's theme. #webelieve

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THE WARRIOR Magazine - Spring 2018 Edition
LRCA Communications Team

The latest issue of THE WARRIOR magazine is now ready for you!  From a senior spotlight to news on the smallest of Warriors, review the spring milestones, news, and achievements at Little Rock Christian Academy

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Making the Final Turn into the Final Leg of '17-18
Dr. Gary Arnold - LRCA Head of School

"Run to the name of the Lord...Run with horses" - our figure of speech for advancing the mission this year.  Can you sense it among the students? Can you see it on campus? Can you hear it among the citizens of Warriorville?  It's quite palpable.  Making the turn into the final leg of '17-18, I'm eager to update you on three highlights...

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A Culture of Academic Rigor
Dr. Gary Arnold, LRCA Head of School

Walking the streets of Portland, Oregon last summer, my eyes locked onto a storefront sign that read, “You did not wake up to be mediocre.” Ironically, it was a mediocre sign in an unexceptional, run- of-the-mill, second-rate, middling storefront. Nonetheless, the message of the faded sign was true. I did not wake up to be mediocre today. Neither did you.

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The Harkness Approach Brings Student-Centered, Discussion-Based Learning to LRCA
Dr. Justin Smith - LRCA Upper School Head/ Vice President

In this article, Dr. Justin Smith, LRCA Upper School Head and Vice President, describes the Harkness approach of collaboration and learning. The Harkness table offers a neutral, safe place for students to test out ideas, interpretations, and applications with peers and an expert teacher. Not only do students grow in their understanding of content, they also develop invaluable communication skills as they navigate discussions and learn to learn from others, digging deeper and using textual evidence to support their points.

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A Championship Season for Warrior Basketball
Debbie Davis - Director of Communications

Once again, this year, the women's and men's basketball programs have their sights set on ultimate success. Warrior teams are talented and successful, but a closer look inside the gym indicates a program where a championship means more than winning games. It's making a difference in kids' lives!

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The Science of "YouScience"
Carla Kenyon, Director of College Guidance

LRCA is excited to announce a partnership with YouScience, creator of the innovative new program called the YouScience Pro le. With this program, students will discover their unique "blueprint" through the revolutionary intersection of aptitudes, interests and personality. It's a completely new way to understand where a student will succeed and allows LRCA to deliver even more effective and accurate guidance.

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Full Calendar

LRCA Master Calendar:

August 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Sun, Jul 29
Christ Community Church
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Mon, Jul 30
Football Practice 8th/9th
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Harkness Training
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Warrior Band: Summer Intensive
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Basketball Practice Finley
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Basketball Practice Rogers
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Private Piano Lessons
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Football Practice Varstiy
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Rental - Peterson
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Tue, Jul 31
Senior Portraits
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Football Practice 8th/9th
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Harkness Training
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Warrior Band: Summer Intensive
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Pom Camp
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Private Piano Lessons
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Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Private Piano Lessons
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Volleyball Practice 7th
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Volleyball Practice Junior High
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Private Piano Lessons
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Football Practice Varstiy
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Football Practice 5th/6th
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Rental - Peterson
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Wed, Aug 1
Senior Portraits
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Warrior Band: Summer Intensive
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Front Line Staff return
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Football Practice 8th/9th
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Private Piano Lessons
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Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Football Practice Varsity
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Basketball Practice Finley
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Christ Community Church prep
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Warriors Rising Celebration
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Football Practice 5th/6th
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Rental - Peterson
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Thu, Aug 2
Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Operations Team Meeting
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Basketball Practice Finley
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Cheer Pictures - Varsity, JH, 7th
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Volleyball Practice 7th
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Volleyball Practice Junior High
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Football Practice Varsity
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Football Practice 5th/6th
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Rental - Peterson
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Fri, Aug 3
Football Practice 8th/9th
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Yearbook Mini-Camp
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Rental - Peterson
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Football Practice Varsity
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Sat, Aug 4
Cheer Practice Varsity
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Sun, Aug 5
Christ Community Church
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Wed, Aug 8
Volleyball Practice 7th
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Volleyball Practice 8th
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Divisional Faculty Meetings
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Meeting
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Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Football Practice Varsity
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Football Practice 5th/6th
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Football Practice 8th/9th
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Volleyball Practice 9th
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Thu, Aug 9
Faculty & Staff Gathering
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Operations Team Meeting
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Divisional Faculty Meetings
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Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Football Practice Varsity
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Golf Boys vs Sylvan Hills
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Golf Girls vs Sylvan HIlls
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Football Practice 5th/6th
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Joining the Journey
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Sat, Aug 11
Cheer Practice Varsity
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Sun, Aug 12
Christ Community Church
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Elementary Class List Release
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Mon, Aug 13
Faculty & Staff Gathering
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Retreat Chaperone Meeting
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Elementary - Meet Your Teacher
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MS/JH/HS - Set Up Your Locker
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Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Soccer Ring Ceremony
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Football Practice Varsity
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Marching Band Rehearsal
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Tennis Tryouts
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Football Practice 8th/9th
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Retreat Staff Training
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Senior Cookout
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Tue, Aug 14
Volleyball 8th Practice
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Calendar Committee Meeting
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Volleyball Practice Varsity
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Blitz Committee Meeting
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Tennis Tryouts
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Football Practice 8th/9th
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S.O.S. New Student Party
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HS Back to School Bash
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Thu, Aug 16
Freshman Retreat
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Operations Team Meeting
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Basketball Practice - Finley
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Football 5th/6th Scrimmage
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Fri, Aug 17
Freshman Retreat
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Marching Band Rehearsal
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Tears and Cheers
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Football Meal
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Sat, Aug 18
Cheer Practice Varsity
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Sun, Aug 19
Christ Community Church
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Tue, Aug 21
Pom Practice
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Marching Band Rehearsal
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Calendar Committee Meeting
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Blitz Committee Meeting
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Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Cheer Practice JH
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Wed, Aug 22
HS Chapel
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Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Cheer Practice 7th
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Volleyball 8th(jv) @ Vilonia
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Volleyball 9th(jh) @ Vilonia
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Thu, Aug 23
Pom Practice
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Marching Band Rehearsal
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Operations Team Meeting
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Cheer Varsity Practice
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Golf Boys vs Benton
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Golf Girls vs Benton
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Volleyball Jr Varsity vs PA
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Football 8th vs PA
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Volleyball Varsity vs PA
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Football 9th vs PA
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Fri, Aug 24
Warrior Pals
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HS Pep Rally
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Football Meal
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Football Varsity vs Batesville
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Sat, Aug 25
Cheer Practice Varsity
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Volleyball Spikefest
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Sun, Aug 26
Christ Community Church
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Mon, Aug 27
Marching Band Rehearsal
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PTF Board Meeting
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Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Cheer Varsity Practice
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Marching Band Rehearsal
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Volleyball 7th vs Beebe
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Football 7th vs Maumelle
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Volleyball 8th(jv) vs Beebe
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Volleyball 9th(jh) vs Beebe
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Tue, Aug 28
Pom Practice
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Calendar Committee Meeting
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Junior Class Meeting
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Senior Class Meeting
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Blitz Committee Meeting
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Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Cheer Practice JH
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Golf Boys vs PA
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Golf Girls vs PA
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Baseball Parent Meeting
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Wed, Aug 29
Marching Band Rehearsal
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HS Chapel
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J Term Trip Interest Meeting
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Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Cheer Practice 7th
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Volleyball 7th @ Searcy
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Volleyball 8th(jv) @ Searcy
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Volleyball 9th(jh) @ Searcy
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Thu, Aug 30
Pom Practice
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Freshman Class Meeting
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Operations Team Meeting
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Sophomore Class Meeting
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Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Cheer Varsity Practice
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Cheer JH @ Maumelle
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Football 8th @ Maumelle
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Football 9th @ Maumelle
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Volleyball Varsity @ Maumelle
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Fri, Aug 31
Marching Band Rehearsal
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HS Community
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HS Community: J-Term Trips
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Football Varsity @ Vilonia
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