Bryant Schools invites and encourages the community to participate in the process of educating Bryant students by attending school board meetings and work sessions. They are open to the public. By attending, you will better understand how your school district…Continue
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The Benton Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Chamber President, Paul White.
Here's a letter from White to Chamber Members:Continue
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BENTON PUBLIC UTILITIES
TIME: 6:00 pm
PLACE: Electric Utility Building, 1827 Dale Street
DATE: December 7, 2015
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting of November 16th.
1. Discussion and possible approval of lowest bid for transformer for Hurricane Lake Substation.
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Looks like Coach Calley likes things that fly, as he is going from the Hornets to the Cardinals at Harmony Grove, if the HG School Board approves the hire in a couple of days. Here's the story…Continue
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The Annual School Election is in process. See the candidates, polling dates and locations and voting results below.
Election Day Unofficial…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on September 15, 2015 at 8:42pm — No Comments
If you live in Shannon Hills and you have children, you're probably aware that a boundary between Bryant School District (BSD) and Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) runs right through town, even though Shannon Hills is in Saline County. Shannon Hills Mayor Mike Kemp has been working to change that, so that all the children in Shannon Hills will be zoned for Bryant Schools. You can see a partial map of the PCSSD below, with boundary overlays Saline…Continue
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The Bryant School District is seeking interested applicants to fill a vacancy on the school board created by the resignation of Mike Ferguson effective May 29, 2015. Mr. Ferguson represents Zone 5 in the Bryant School District. The position’s full term is scheduled to expire on September…Continue
We know that the Bryant School District Board of Directors met Monday night, April 20, 2015, and voted on several budget cuts to begin in the 2015-16 school year, including a very controversial decision to close Paron Elementary.…Continue
MySaline posted a story on April 10th that told readers Paron Elementary was in jeopardy of being closed by the Bryant School District, after a second failed millage election in two years left them looking for money for improvements. Last night at the Bryant School Board meeting, it was decided that Paron Elementary will for sure close its…Continue
We can all agree that in the last two millage elections for Bryant School District (2014 & 2015), there have been some passionate proponents and then there were people just as passionate the side of opposition. I think we can all agree that some things that the twice-failed millage would have paid for were necessary improvements. But then some said there was a lot of fringe tacked on and others didn't want to pay more taxes regardless of where the money went. …Continue
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Bryant Schools Special Election
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The results of the Bryant School District Millage Election will be posted here after the final votes are tallied Tuesday night, March 10th, 2015, after 7:30 p.m.
The Bryant School Board met on Monday, January 19, 2015. The following highlights some of the major items discussed and decided. For additional information about the Board, visit the district’s website at bryantschools.org. There is an…Continue
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Yesterday, I posted about the new effort for Bryant Schools to pass a millage increase. I'll insert my opinion in the comments and just leave the…Continue
Many of us have figured out in the past few years just how powerful a school board can be. It's not like the Booster Club or the Parent Teacher Organization where they raise a little money and maybe spend it on a little project. Nope, these folks have the decision of where to spend millions of dollars. Benton and Bryant school districts are both adding onto to their high schools as we speak.…Continue