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<strong>UAM receives approval from higher learning commission to offer more Master’s Degrees online</strong> The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges...
The Drew County EHC Clubs will be awarding $1,000 scholarships for the 2014-2015 college year to two students who are Drew County residents, who will be attending the University of Arkansas at...
Principal Jim Lucas presented the proposed new schedule change to Monticello High School students and their parents Sunday afternoon. In the proposal, Lucas wants to change the schedule from a four...
<strong>Monticello School District</strong> Monday – Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, peaches and milk.. Tuesday – Sausage pizza, green salad, whole kernel corn, apples...
It’s no secret that education as a whole is changing. It’s not just lectures and note taking; common core is expected to bring a ‘deeper meaning’ to students’ coursework. With all these changes that...
Lila Wilson of Monticello placed first among third grade entries in the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest with “Saving Spirit.” Wilson was one of 150...
With the kids heading back to school in just three weeks, the state of Arkansas will hold its tax free holiday this weekend, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday....
Kim Greer, Drew Central’s director of instruction, announced the District’s status as measured by the Benchmark exams last year during Monday night’s Report to the Public, which is required by state...
On Friday, October 25, students in grades 6 through 8 at Monticello Middle School signed the “Resolution of Respect” and joined a national initiative sponsored by The Anti-Defamation League to become...
Union Bank presented this year’s Master Educator Awards during the All School Breakfast Wednesday morning. While the event was sponsored by both Commercial and Union Banks, Union Bank President Dave...
Elizabeth Wilson, an upcoming senior at Monticello High School, competed at the National Speech and Debate Tournament held in Birmingham, Ala. The event was sponsored by the Lincoln Financial Group...
PEO Chapter AB-Monticello has announced that it will award an academic scholarship for the 2014-2015 school terms in the amount of $1500.00. An applicant must be a female graduate of Drew Central or...
With the school just around the corner, the 21st Century Learning Center is gearing up for another school year as well. Gayle Brown, director of the local 21st Century Learning Center, confirmed...
On Thursday, the Drew Central School Board recognized a fourth grade teacher for earning National Teacher Certification. Superintendent Mike Johnston said earning a national certification is no easy...
Gena Johnson of Monticello has been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. The Dean’s List is comprised of full-time students with at least a 3.5...
It’s no secret books can take you on adventures around the world. The Monticello Branch Library helps create those adventures with little readers through the library’s story time. Each story time has...
The University of Arkansas at Monticello recently presented 190 awards to 130  students at its technical campuses in Crossett and McGehee, according to information released today by the UAM registrar...
The Arkansas lottery scholarship program reached a milestone last week. It was announced that $300 million in college scholarships had been awarded since the lottery began three years ago. More than...
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has awarded a Community College Transfer Scholarship to Holly Lane of Monticello, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions at UAM. The Community...
Since the 1960s there have been programs to help first-generation and/or low income high school students with the transition from high school to college. That program was created under President...

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