Tag: Adams Elementary School

Veterans Day events planned in schools today, downtown on Saturday

Veterans Day falls on a Saturday this year, as does the annual Veterans Day parade in Arkansas City. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Summit Street in downtown Ark City. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1254 will place flags in Riverview Cemetery on Saturday morning, before the parade. […]

Brylee Burroughs stepping off court, onto stage as Queen Alalah candidate

After growing up around Cowley College, Brylee Burroughs will fulfill a dream when she takes the stage as one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the college’s Robert Brown Theatre. Burroughs is the daughter of Darren and Carolyn Burroughs, of […]

Candidate Q&A: Damon Mendoza — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Damon Mendoza Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Kristal, and three children, Devin (junior), Kamryn (seventh grade) and Kinley (fourth grade) How long have you lived in Arkansas City/Cowley County? Approximately 32 years combined Have you served on any boards previously? […]

Three local teachers raising funds for alternative seating, interactive toys

Several local school teachers are raising money to enhance the learning experiences of their students. Lindsay Bowker, Jessica Winegarner and Ellen Cales are attempting to bring in additional teaching tools, ranging from alternative seating to objects for students to manipulate. Bowker, who teaches fourth grade at Frances Willard Elementary School, […]

Stinemetze kicks off 46th year of sharing his love of science, math, pranks

Local teacher David Stinemetze just began his 46th year of teaching in the Arkansas City Public School District. Stinemetze, a 1967 Arkansas City High School graduate, has taught both math and science during his tenure. This year, he is teaching chemistry and honors biology. He’s also previously taught calculus, physics […]

Mighty Milers to participate in fun run May 17 at Adams Elementary School

Adams Elementary School will have a fun run for its students on May 17. The fun run, which is connected to the Mighty Milers program, will take place at 6 p.m. at the school, located at 1201 N. 10th St. “Students and their families will be participating,” said Adams first-grade […]

Winegarner organizes classroom fundraiser to provide alternate seating

Local USD 470 teacher Jessica Winegarner is attempting to raise money to outfit her classroom with an alternative style of seating. “This year, my students are very unique, and it has been a challenge for me to meet their needs,” she said. In an attempt to aid her students’ learning […]

Variety of Veterans Day events offered this week at schools, downtown

There are several Veterans Day events taking place this year, starting Nov. 9. The C-4 Elementary School Veterans Day program will begin with a reception at 2 p.m. Families are welcome to attend the program. Dustin Schuetz, Josh Hawkins and Joe Hutto, all of whom have served the country, will […]

Classes begin this week for USD 470, Cowley College, church schools

The 2016-17 school year begins this week for all Arkansas City students. Classes for USD 470 first- through 12th-graders begin Aug. 18. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students will begin Aug. 25. Classes at Cowley College begin Aug. 16. Downtown traffic might be a bit heavier this week as students continue to […]

Arkansas City schoolchildren recognized by local Masons

The board of directors of the York Rite Masonic Charitable Funds, Inc. recently authorized a distribution of $600 to the Arkansas City Public School District. The money is from a fund, managed by the RCB Trust Department, designed to reward students who make academic strides and demonstrate good citizenship. “These […]