Hermitage School Board takes personnel actions

Hermitage School Board takes personnel actions

After conducting an executive session to discuss personnel, the Hermitage School Board voted to take the following actions: Accepted a letter of resignation from Kala Thornton as cheer sponsor Voted to hire Mistie MGhee as cheer sponsor for the remainder of the 2021/22 school year Voted to partially non-renew Lori McDougald’s contract removing her as…

Hermitage Hermit 2021/22 basketball schedule released

Hermitage Hermit 2021/22 basketball schedule released

The 2021-2022 Hermitage Basketball schedule, released Friday, October 22, 2021, includes a season tip-off game at Westside Christian November 9, and a final regular season game at Hermitage against Westside Christian February 4. Hermitage’s home opener will be November 12 as the Hermits host DeWitt. The Hermit’s will host an inter-squad pre-season game November 2.…

2020 Census numbers show loss in population for most of South Arkansas

2020 Census numbers show loss in population for most of South Arkansas

A recent copy of “City and Town” magazine, a publication of the Arkansas Municipal League has listed the 2020 populations of the 500 municipalities of Arkansas, showing Warren’s recorded population as 5,453. This information is provided by the United States Census Bureau. The numbers show the total population of Arkansas at 3,011,534, with 66.5 percent…

Hermitage School Board approves mentors for 2021-2022

Hermitage School Board approves mentors for 2021-2022

In addition to accepting all routine reports, both financial and administrative, the Hermitage school board took action on several items during their October 11, 2021 board meeting. Minutes were approved and the board voted to pay all bills. Other action included: accepted the proposal for the flooring project for Middle School using ESSER funds heard…

Hermitage Beta Club team presents Rotary program

Hermitage Beta Club team presents Rotary program

The program for the Rotary Club of Warren on Tuesday, Oct. 19 inside the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church was the Hermitage Beta Club Team. The group of students were the program for Rotarian Dr. Tracy Tucker, Superintendent for Hermitage School District. The students included Easton Parker, Rodrigo Matamoros, Aislin England, and Sayra…

Volunteers needed for Hermitage cleanup effort October 23

Volunteers needed for Hermitage cleanup effort October 23

Residents of Hermitage are invited to take part in a volunteer cleanup effort at the corner of Main and Highway 63 this Saturday, October 23, 2021. The event is part of the “Keep Arkansas Beautiful” initiative. The program encourages volunteers and community leaders to take part inn the cleaning of communities. For more information on…

Hermitage Kindergarteners presented program teaching good dental care

Hermitage Kindergarteners presented program teaching good dental care

Two classes of Kindergarteners at Hermitage Elementary joined together with their teachers and Principal to hear a program concerning making good choices, including how to take care of their teeth and receiving regular and good dental care. They were given a package of educational materials and a new toothbrush. Kindergarten teachers Tiffany Curtis and Katrina…

Hermitage School Board meets for regular monthly business

Hermitage School Board meets for regular monthly business

Members of the Hermitage School Board met in regular session Monday, September 13 in the Hermitage High School Cafeteria. Present were Board President Russell Richard,members Kevin Reep, Mary Hamilton, Teia Thomas and Gary Vines. Also present were Superintendent Dr. Tracy Tucker, Mistie McGhee and Rosalynda Ellis. The board approved past minutes, approved the financial report…

Hermitage announces 2021 Homecoming Court

Hermitage announces 2021 Homecoming Court

Pictured left to right: Sophomore Maid Caeleigh Grice, Sophomore Maid Hayley McKinley, Sophomore Maid Aislin England, Junior Maid Syara Martinez, Junior Maid Paige Stanley, junior Maid Grace Smith, Queen Ericca Corker, Maid of Honor Emily Esquivel, Senior Maid Julianne Baker, Senior Maid Haley McDougald, Football Sweetheart Abbigail Ibarra. Queen Ericca Corker is the daughter of…

Hermitage School Board votes to mandate masks indoors and on school buses in fight to curb COVID-19 spread

Hermitage School Board votes to mandate masks indoors and on school buses in fight to curb COVID-19 spread

The Hermitage Board of Education voted 6-0 Thursday evening, September 2, 2021 to require masks to be worn when indoors at any Hermitage Schools building where social distancing of six feet is not an option as well as on school buses. Thursday’s meeting was a special called meeting specifically for the discussion of possibly updating…

Hermitage School Board takes actions for 2021/2022 year

Hermitage School Board takes actions for 2021/2022 year

The Hermitage School Board met Monday, August 9, 2021 and conducted business in preparation for the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. After taking care of all routine monthly business and hearing updates from the administrative staff, the board approved a resolution for contract disclosure for Collin Wilkerson and Tracie Richard. Both employees are related…

Games, prizes, free vaccinations, and more happening at this weekend’s Community Fest 2021 in Hermitage

Games, prizes, free vaccinations, and more happening at this weekend’s Community Fest 2021 in Hermitage

Community Fest 2021 is set to kickoff Saturday, August 14 at the Hermitage Community Center starting at 10:00 a.m. The event will feature a host of attractions from games, prizes, and food vendors, to free dental exams for students and free health screenings. Other services offered at the event with include free haircuts for students…

Back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend starts tonight at midnight

Back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend starts tonight at midnight

This weekend, Saturday, August 7 through Sunday, August 8, 2021 is Arkansas’s back-to-school tax-free holiday, a weekend set aside to help parents save on back-to-school supplies and clothes. Tons of items will be tax free including school supplies, clothing, some electronics and more. That means that all school supplies and school art supplies are exempt…