School

Hands on

Mountain Pine Elementary School fourth- through sixth-grade math and science teachers Lisa Engebretson and Karen Goff introduced students to new concepts in the second week of school. Engebretson's students used integers on a number line. Goff's students studied cell structure and researched cells as the building blocks of life.

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Sunrise scholars

Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary Club scholarship committee member Adrian Kahn, left, and President Karen Garcia, right, recently helped the club present scholarships to recipients, from left, Karoline Beaver, Emily Carter and Stephanie Carter. Not pictured are Tylor Clark and Tiaunna Watkins. The club also donated to the Garland County Single Parent Scholarship Fund.

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LHSD color run set

PEARCY -- The Lake Hamilton School District Parent Teacher Organization will conduct the inaugural Wolf Pride Color Run Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. to kick off homecoming week.

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Thea opens scholarship competitions

The Thea Foundation has launched its 14th annual scholarship competitions, which will award 30 scholarships totaling almost $80,000 to Arkansas high school seniors in the spring of 2016.

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Chamber, ASMSA set golf tourney

The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the Arkansas Fall Golf Classic benefiting the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts at the Hot Springs Country Club on Sept. 28.

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Charter

Fountain Lake School District administrators Darin Beckwith, superintendent; Brad Sullivan, curriculum director; and high school Principal Donald Westerman, pictured, visited the Rotary Club of North Garland County/Scenic 7 on Aug. 20 to discuss recent events at the school. The district has integrated new initiatives at Fountain Lake Charter High School a year after the middle school began as a charter school.

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New tech

Clint Crabtree, left, director of Physical Therapy at Levi Hospital, stopped by the Lakeside Campus Aug. 20 to check out the Sports Medicine department. The department has added a new Thumb Scanning Documenting System by Vivature. Athletic trainer T.J. White, right, said the system will allow Lakeside to document injuries faster.

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Street, UCA third in national meeting

CONWAY -- Rachel Street, of Hot Springs, was a member of the team from the Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Central Arkansas to earn a third place award at the organization's annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisc.

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In the club

Students in Fountain Lake's Cobra Bass Club had the opportunity to work the weigh-in for the FLW Forrest Wood Cup in Hot Springs Aug. 20-23. The team scored a picture with tournament leader Jacob Wheeler on the opening day.

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Bass-n-Wolves

Bass-n-Wolves Coaches Brian Hopkins, left, and Greg Mundy take a break at the Lake Hamilton booth at the FLW Expo. The fishing team ran a booth and assisted with the weigh-in of the FLW Forrest Wood Cup Fishing Championship.

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New faculty

Henderson State University welcomed 16 new faculty members, from left, for the 2015 fall term, Ladda Thiamwong, assistant professor of nursing; Jennifer Guillen, assistant professor of sociology; Christine McDowell, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction; Carly Cate, instructor of English; and Eunice Akoto, assistant professor of public management; back, Lewis Kanyiba, assistant professor of health and physical education; Tammie Townsend, assistant professor of nursing; Judith Jenkins, assistant professor of educational leadership and English as a second language; Nathan Bradshaw, instructor of aviation/assistant chief flight instructor; Rebecca Langley, instructor of psychology; and Ivan Birch, assistant professor of criminal justice. Not pictured are Matthew Bowman, associate professor of history; Eric Jett, assistant professor of counselor education; Andrew Kreckmann, interim director of choral activities; Micah Robertson, lecturer of English; and Margarita Peraza-Rugeley, assistant professor of Spanish. The fall semester began Aug. 24.

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White coats

Four members of the Lake Hamilton High School class of 2011 recently received their white coats as they begin at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' College of Medicine. Lake Hamilton alumni, from left, are Jet Currey, Paige Onyuru, Todd Turner and Ranger Guillory.

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Chromebook lab

Lake Hamilton Junior High students in Jeff Scott's science classroom worked on metric conversions using Chromebooks. The junior high now has multiple classroom sets of Chromebooks.

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