Agri instructor Bruce Fires confirms a winning bid at the annual FFA auction on Monday, March 11 at the BIC West Elementary cafeteria. Now in its third year, the popular event raised almost $23,000 for the FFA. Proceeds will be used to help members offset the costs of showing livestock throughout the [...]
MORGAN BARNES – Hoof Prints Staff “The girls packed too much,” Jeffery Allen said. “Way too much.” Senior Jeffery Allen didn’t know if the Buffalo Island Central FFA members would ever get the wheels rolling and on their way to Indianapolis. However once they did there was no turning back. They were packed in that van like sardines. “It was crowded,” Jeffery said. “There wasn’t much space.” [...]
MADISON FINCH – Hoof Prints Staff On Friday, March 12, CODE hosted their second luncheon of the year. The group members were pleased with the turn-out, but of course, they look forward to attracting even more students in the future. [...]
Three weeks ago the Student Council wanted to give out a helping hand toward Haiti. The Council held a meeting during lunch to brainstorm ideas to raise money. After coming up with ideas, Colby Qualls and Jenna Pike came up with the best idea. Their idea was a “Kiss the Pig” contest. [...]
Adam Tompkins contributes to the junior class box in the canned food drive.
MEGAN MISNER – Hoof Prints Staff
The Future Teachers of America club is hosting a can food drive now through Wednesday, Dec. 9. All of the food from the drive will be given to the American Legion, where it will be [...]
Nathan Whitlow prepares for competition during the BEST event at ASU on Oct. 31
BIANCA GARCIA – Hoof Prints Staff
On Oct. 31, robotics competed against 19 other teams from across Arkansas and Tennessee at ASU in the BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) robotics competition. At the competition they captured the BEST award [...]
ANA MEZA – Hoof Prints Staff
In spite of rain, the Christian student-led group, C.O.D.E. (Changing Others by Devoting Everything), held its first luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 29. The luncheon was held at the Mustang Athletic Complex and was opened to any student who wished to attend. A sign-up sheet was posted in the hall [...]
Nathan Whitlow describes the components of Mr. Ego to West Elementary students.
MEGAN MISNER – Hoof Prints Staff
As a child, many can remember the fascination with future technologies such as robots. For some students, building robots is what they devote most of their week to doing. There are 23 members on the robotics [...]
Mrs. Leah Gathright, student council sponsor, and four other student council members attended the 8th Annual High School Leadership Day on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at ASU. These members were Jenna Pike, Jenny Walker, Michel Beaird and Shelby Qualls.
This year, Arkansas State encouraged members to Lead Out Loud. The event was organized [...]
Buffalo Island Central FCCLA officers attended the 2009-2010 election and planning meeting at Nettleton High School Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 8. Pictured, from left, are Karla Marroquin, vice president; Katelyn Pittman, treasurer; Savanna Reed, vice president of public relations; Shawna Cole, secretary; Ana Meza, parliamentarian; and Lindsay Rice, president.