Hermitage School Board discusses cell phone use by students at School

Hermitage School Board discusses cell phone use by students at School

The Hermitage School Board met in monthly session May 9, 2022. After reviewing all reports, the Board discussed changes in the school handbook relating to the use of cell phones by students during school hours. After additional study by faculty, students and administration, the Board will consider final changes to the school handbook. Next the…

Hermitage named National Beta School of Merit

Hermitage named National Beta School of Merit

Hermitage School District is proud to announce that Hermitage Elementary School is a 2021-2022 National Beta School of Merit. The school earned this recognition by offering National Beta to all eligible grades on their campus. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12. The National Beta School of Merit award…

Hermitage Elementary students celebrate end of testing week with Friday cookout

Hermitage Elementary students celebrate end of testing week with Friday cookout

Hermitage Elementary School held a cook out for their students as part of a celebration of the end of ACT Aspire testing, Friday, April 22, 2022. Students were treated to hot dogs, cheeseburgers, SunChips, salads, a variety of fruit slushes, and more. The playground was open for games such as corn hole. Fun was had…

Hermitage School Board meets for monthly business

Hermitage School Board meets for monthly business

The Hermitage School Board met for their monthly meeting, April 11, 2022. Routine reports were presented by school administrators and the finances were reviewed and approved. Superintendent Dr. Tucker provided updates on ESSER/ARPA funding and repairs to the Middle School. In other business the Board approved the following: replacing scoreboards as a result of lighting(these…

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inducts Joe Don Greenwood of Hermitage(+Video)

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inducts Joe Don Greenwood of Hermitage(+Video)

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inducted six individuals today for their leadership and service to the state’s largest business sector.  The newest class represents agriculture education, the seed industry, agri-business, row-crop production, agricultural/political advocacy, timber management and agricultural research and outreach. The newest inductees include:  retired Cooperative Extension Service Director Rick Cartwright of Fayetteville; …

Hermitage School Board conducts regular monthly business

Hermitage School Board conducts regular monthly business

HERMITAGE, Ark. – The Hermitage School Board met for its March meeting Monday, March 14, 2022. Normal reports and business were acted upon . Superintendent Dr. Tucker reported on the status of the American Rescue Plan funds and other ongoing projects and programs. The board then approved the 2022-2023 school calendar, the grade 9-12 science…

New Hardware General store opens in Hermitage

New Hardware General store opens in Hermitage

HERMITAGE, Ark. – A new hardware and general supply store, Hardware General, held its official ribbon cutting and grand opening Wednesday morning, March 16, 2022 in downtown Hermitage. Community members and local officials joined the store’s owners, Hussain Azeez and Dinu Mulloli, as they opened the store for customers Wednesday. The store is located at…

Tomato Derby between Warren and Hermitage decided by second half winner from freshman Chavez-Mata

Tomato Derby between Warren and Hermitage decided by second half winner from freshman Chavez-Mata

WARREN, Ark. – The 2022 Tomato Derby, the annual battle on the soccer pitch between Bradley County’s only two school districts, is in the books after the Warren Lumberjack Soccer Club defeated the Hermitage Hermits at full-time 2-1 at Jim Hurley, Jr. Stadium in Warren. Within the first minute of kickoff, Hermitage had a wonderful…

Chavez and Vega net three goals for Lady Jack SC in win over Hermitage

Chavez and Vega net three goals for Lady Jack SC in win over Hermitage

WARREN, Ark. – Looking to continue its momentum after a six goal win over Lakeside of Lake Village during the Southeast Arkansas Soccer Jamboree last weekend, Warren’s Lady Jack Soccer Club hosted Hermitage Thursday evening, March 10, 2022 in the women’s Tomato Derby, defeating the Lady Hermits by the final of 3-1 at Jim Hurley,…

Warren Baseball Coach Trent Wilson presents Rotary program

Warren Baseball Coach Trent Wilson presents Rotary program

The Rotary Club of Warren met Tuesday, March 1 at First United Methodist Church for their weekly meeting. Rotarian Andrew Tolbert presented his program of Warren High School baseball coach Trent Wilson. Wilson touched on the team’s 16-0 season-opening win over Hampton Monday night before talking about the upcoming schedule, which features a game against…

Easter egg hunt happening April 9 at Warren City Park, plus other Chamber news

Easter egg hunt happening April 9 at Warren City Park, plus other Chamber news

An Easter event was discussed by the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce board on Monday at the Bradley County Economic Development Corp. building. Special events chairwoman Julie Hamilton said an Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. April 9 at Warren City Park. Businesses will be asked to donate candy, which may be…

England and Ramos closing in on three-point records at Hermitage, plus full week Hermit basketball report

England and Ramos closing in on three-point records at Hermitage, plus full week Hermit basketball report

HERMITAGE, Ark. – A busy week of Hermitage Hermit senior and junior basketball is in the books as the Hermits get set for the 8-1A District Tournament coming up next week in Bradley in Lafayette County, Arkansas. Early in the week the senior Lady Hermits dropped a game to the Bradley Bears 58-28. Coach Collin…

Mask mandate lifted by Hermitage School District, plus other board news

Mask mandate lifted by Hermitage School District, plus other board news

HERMITAGE, Ark. – In a meeting attended by five of the seven board members Monday evening, February 7, 2022, the Hermitage School Board conducted routine monthly business and took action on several other items. After hearing a detailed report from Superintendent Dr. Tucker on the impact COVID has had on the District and the updated…