Join us today for a livestream broadcast of the Balloon Warfare Robotics camp finals tournament. The broadcast should begin around 10 AM today. The link to the livestream can be accessed at www.frc7483.com .
Join us today for a livestream broadcast of the Balloon Warfare Robotics camp qualification tournament. The broadcast should begin around 10 AM today. The link to the livestream can be accessed at www.frc7483.com .
Don't forget that Mechanically Challenged, Viola High School Robotics, is hosting Balloon Warfare Robotics camp that begins tomorrow morning. Registration will be from 8:30 - 9:00 AM. The camp will be 9 AM until noon, Monday through Friday. Students will learn to assemble a mini robot and code using Scratch. A snack will be provided.
Report cards are available for pickup in the high school and elementary offices.
If students are interested in taking concurrent credit courses in the fall and did not get the required scores, they can retake the Accuplacer test over the summer. Students can contact Ozarka’s Ash Flat campus at 870-994-7273 or the Melbourne campus at 870-368-2049 and schedule a time to test. In addition to scheduling the test, they can tell you if they recommend a certain study prep site or study app to help students prepare.
Our Senior High Sports Banquet is Thursday, May 18 at 6 pm in the high school cafeteria. This event is for all athletes who participated in high school athletics this year and their families.
I would like to remind everyone about the elementary awards tomorrow at 9:00 am, in the gym. Everyone is welcome to come and be a part of honoring the Viola Elementary students for their accomplishments during this school year.
Just a reminder that high school awards are today at 1:00 and graduation at 8:00. Both events will be live-streamed on our Facebook page.
The Longhorn Baseball Team just won again. Final score 6-4 over the Ozark Catholic Griffins. They play Mount Ida tomorrow at 1 pm to see who will play in the state finals next weekend in Conway. The Softball team is playing Taylor as we speak. Go Lady Longhorns!
Congratulations to our Longhorn Baseball and Lady Longhorn Softball teams for winning their first round state tournament games today. The Lady Horns will play Taylor tomorrow at 3:00. The Longhorn baseball team will play Ozark Christian at 12:30. Good luck to both teams!
Mechanically Challenged, Viola High School's robotics team, will be hosting a pair of robotics camps this summer in the High School Science Lab. The first camp will take place on May 22-26 from 9 AM - 12 PM, which is the week after school dismisses for summer vacation. The camp is open to all students that were in 3rd through 6th grades this past school year. The camp is free, but will be accepting donations to cover the cost of the camp and to support the robotics team in general. Registration will be on Monday, May 22 from 8:30 - 9:00 AM, the morning of the first day of camp. Students will be provided a snack and all of the supplies they will need to have a successful camp. Limited seating is available, so get there early! During the camp, students will learn how to build a mini robot. They will also learn basic block coding techniques using Scratch. All of this will be in preparation for the balloon warfare tournament which will take place during the latter part of the week of camp. Should you have any questions, please call or text 870-847-2577. We hope to see your student at camp.
Want some summer art? Join us for an Art Camp, June 19-22. Two sessions: (last grade completed) 1st - 3rd grades 9:00 am -12noon 4th - 6th grades 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Spaces are limited, first come first served. Please register with the link provided below https://forms.gle/Hd3E2ZHPg39opxNZ9
State Baseball and Softball games scheduled for today have been postponed until Friday.
This is Teacher Appreciation Week. The administration of the Viola School District wants to recognize the dedication our teachers. They work tirelessly to educate our children. They also teach many values and behaviors that parents from our community have held dear for generations. Your children are in the care of adults who are continually looking out for their students' best interests and genuinely care for them. When you get a chance, tell a teacher how important they are and how much you appreciate them.
Summer 2023 P-EBT Who is Eligible? • Students attending a public school in Arkansas who are eligible for free or reduced-priced school meals by May 31, 2023 are eligible to receive the Summer 2023 P-EBT benefit. • Students attending a school that participates in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Provision 2 (P2)in SY 2023. How Much Will the Summer 2023 Benefit Be? • The Summer 2023 P-EBT benefit will be a one-time payment of $120.00. What Should Parents Do? • If not previously completed, complete a Free/Reduced Meal Application and turn it in to their child’s school before May 31, 2023. What Should Districts Do? • School districts must process all meal applications received and update the meal status in the statewide eSchool database by the end of the day May 31, 2023. What is the Timeline and Process for Payment? • June 2, 2023 — DESE will pull eligible student data from the statewide eSchool database. DESE will send the data file to DHS for payment processing. • July-September 2023 — DHS will process and issue Summer 2023 P-EBT benefits. • September 30, 2023 — USDA’s deadline for all Summer 2023 P-EBT benefits to be paid. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
If you are planning on attending the state baseball and softball games, you must purchase your tickets online with the attached link. https://gofan.co/app/school/AR23444
Congratulations to our Longhorn baseball team for winning the 2023 District Tournament! The Longhorns and Lady Longhorns will continue their postseason run next Thursday in the Regional Tournament hosted at West Side Greers Ferry. Congratulations Longhorns and good luck teams!
Viola 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade students will be taking the ACT Aspire test on May 2-4. This is an important week , for the students, school, and community. I hope all of the students do very well on the test. I encourage students to come to school prepared to test each day, so that they can do their best. Thanks parents for all of your help and support!!!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3BZBVP Save the Children would like feedback regarding how well the in-school literacy program is welcomed and communicated with the families of Viola Elementary. Please click on the link above to fill out a survey concerning this. It is much appreciated and your feedback is very important to Save the Children. I will also be sending home a paper survey if you would prefer to fill it out instead of clicking on the link. Either way is acceptable.
Baseball and Softball District Tournament Updated Games Schedule Due to the threat of inclement weather on Saturday, April 29th, the semifinal games and championship games of the District Tournament will be played tomorrow, April 28th. Softball Games Schedule Shirley vs Calico Rock 12:00 Concord vs Viola 2:00 Championship 4:00 Baseball Games Schedule Viola vs Calico Rock 12:00 West Side Greers Ferry vs Norfork 2:00 Championship 4:00