COLBY QUALLS – Hoof Prints Editor As Mr. Steve Brummett relaxes at home, he waits. Letters are opened with enthusiasm. It’s not there. E-mails are checked regularly. Nothing. Telephone calls are answered without hesitation. It’s not the right voice. He watches the news in case the unthinkable has happened. Fortunately, his son’s name doesn’t come up. As he paces through the house, an American battle flag reflects through the glass case. Mr. Brummett glances at it and thinks of his son. [...]
AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Staff He ran up and down the court. Passing. Shooting. Defending. Rebounding. He was out-of-breath by the end of the drill. After the team broke the huddle, signaling the end of the practice, he stayed on the court with Coach Eoff instead of joining the rest of the players in the locker room. This was because he wasn’t a player. He was the new senior high boys’ basketball assistant coach, Marty Williford. [...]
KAYLA STACY – Hoof Prints Staff Around lunch time on a Thursday during football season, 13 year old Blake Davis sat inside an athletic training room the size of a locker room. There were several 2×7 ft. long desks where Davis watched athletic training students do their pre-practice treatments. Feeling overwhelmed Davis knew right then he wanted to be an athletic trainer. [...]
RACHEL SIMMONS – Hoof Prints Staff Every once in a while, she thinks that her students’ instruments might be messing up or that someone has an emergency, so she has to stop and ask if everything is okay. After being reassured that everyone is fine, she realizes the mistake she has made. [...]
Dr. Kima Stewart and Mr. Randy Rose have been named Administrators of the Year by the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association, according to ASPA director Allen Loibner. [...]
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. [...]
Facebook friendships harmless fun
MEGAN MISNER – Hoof Prints Staff
In the last few years, there has been more talk about Facebook. Facebook has become a social network for not only children, but also adults. As as result, both students and teachers have Facebook. Many people have brought up the issue that teacher-student friendships [...]
Mr. Bell demonstrates his strength and agility in class.
COLBY QUALLS – Hoof Prints Staff
Mr. Jerry Bell, the most recent choir director of the Mustangs, has always had a passion for music. Even from an early age, he expressed interest in performing arts, especially in drama. His career though, and even his [...]
KAYLA STACY – Hoof Prints Staff
It’s that time of year that almost everyone dreads, flu season. Unfortunately, this year is worse. There has been a new type of flu, known as H1N1 or swine flu, which has been classified as a global pandemic.
People everywhere are taking precautions, including schools throughout Arkansas. Governor Mike [...]
Coach Eoff goes over defense techniques at a recent practice.
BIANCA GARCIA – Hoof Prints Staff
Who’s the new coach in town, and what does he have to offer? Mr. Garrett Eoff is the senior high basketball coach, but most people call him Coach Eoff. He is a native of Center Ridge and a [...]