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Tune in to local television and radio stations for the latest in school closure information on inclement weather days. Jasper School Districts status will be listed on television as “Jasper School District-Jasper; Kingston; Oark”. The decision to open late or to close school will be based upon the district’s ability to safely transport students.

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Campus Information

Jasper campus

870-446-2223

P.O. Box 446
Jasper, AR 72641

Kingston campus

479-665-2835

P.O. Box 149
Kingston, AR 72742

Oark campus

479-292-3337
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Oark, AR 72852


           
 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of Jasper School District is to provide all students with the opportunity to complete a program of study that provides the skills and competencies necessary to successfully enter and function in his/her chosen field, to continue as life-long learners, and to become good citizens. These goals will be achieved by the teachers, students, parents, and community leaders working together.

Latest News

 

Synopsis of the changes in immunization standards

 

 

School Based Health Centers

 

The Arkansas Department of Education has just introduced a new video about school based health centers in Arkansas.  This video explains the purpose for school based health centers.

http://www.arkansased.org/divisions/communications/video-gallery/56/school-based-health-centers

 

You can also like it on FB.  Go and be “friends” with AR School Based Health CentersJ

 

Fuel Up to Play 60 eAlert

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Two boys with Milk Mustaches

 

Follow Fuel Up to Play 60:  

Looking for more funds to support healthy eating at your school? The Breakfast Blitz is your chance! Your school could win one of 250 $1,000 breakfast grants to help your students perform at their best in the classroom and on the playground. You could use this grant to start breakfast programs, build smoothie stations, and make other positive changes in the classroom.

It's easy to get involved: look for the UPC code on your milk container and enter it at MilkMustache.com to vote to help direct a $1,000 grant to your school. The more people in your community who enter UPC codes on your behalf, the better their chances of winning some great prizes, including a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014! Get your school's parent organization, staff and entire community involved in this great opportunity — everyone can enter to support your school! Incremental donations can also be made to further support Fuel Up to Play 60 schools.

FUEL UP. GET ACTIVE. WIN BIG!

The Fuel Up to Play 60 Team

Fuel Up to Play 60 Footer

 

Fuel Up to Play 60

Students and parents, the district has received funding for the Fuel up to Play 60 Challenge this year.

We will begin the challenge in January after returning from Christmas Break and will include a smoothie tasting booth, lunch bistro contest, X-box Kinect activity center, and gift card drawings for those participating.

Fuel Up to Play 60 is a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with USDA, that empowers students to take charge in making small, everyday changes at school. Students can win cool prizes, like an NFL player visit or Super Bowl tickets, for choosing good-for-you foods and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day. We want kids to make a difference not only in their lives, but also their community.

Here is the link… www.fueluptoplay60.com

 

 

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Education Matters: Making Reading Proficiency a State Priority


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Education Matters: Making Reading Proficiency a State Priority
Video updated on: 2013.01.12 at 07:46 PM CST

Story posted 2013.01.12 at 07:34 PM CST

Parents, educators, community leaders, and state policymakers gathered at Philander Smith College this weekend to discuss making third-grade reading proficiency a state priority.

The Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading hosted the two-day Action Summit this weekend.

 

The goal of the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is that by 2020, all Arkansas children will read at grade level by the end of third grade.

Arkansas is currently ranked 37th in the nation in fourth grade reading proficiency according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress.

 In a report entitled "The Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading: A Call to Action " the Campaign found that 30 percent of Black children, 20 percent of Hispanic children, and 18 percent of White children do not read at grade level according to the state's Benchmark exam.

The town hall panelists at the Action Summit were Dr. Richard Abernathy, executive director of the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators; State Senator Joyce Elliot, vice chair of the Senate Education Committee; Dr. Tom Kimbrell, commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education; Donna Morey, president of the Arkansas Education Association; and Randy Zook, president/CEO of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.

A full outline of the Action Summit schedule can be found at www.ar-glr.net/actionsummit2013

 

Story posted 2013.01.12 at 07:34 PM CST

 


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 NEW!! USDA Meal Patterns
June 12, 2012

 
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I. NEW LUNCH MEAL PATTERN GUIDANCE:

Meal Pattern - One page recap of Meal Pattern

ADE Commissioner's Memos Regarding Meal Pattern Changes:

FIN-12-070 - New Meal Patterns - The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
 

 

 


Reminder:  Please prepay for your child's meals.

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