1st - 5th grade awards assembly will be Wednesday, May 16th at 8:30 in the old gym.
Kindergarten and 6th-grade awards assembly will be Tuesday, May 15th at 8:30 in the sports arena. Graduation practice will follow.
May 16 and 17-School will dismiss at 12:00pm May 18-School will dismiss at 11:00am Breakfast and lunch will be served on these days
No school on April 30th or May 7th
April 4th: School will dismiss at 2:00pm for Teacher Professional Development. This is mandatory for all certified employees. Meeting will be held in the Elementary PD Room as soon as students are dismissed.
Rain or Shine Easter Egg hunt, Saturday March 31st, 10:00am Poyen Sports Complex. Pre-hunt Activities & Registration begins at 9:45
Elementary Cookie dough orders will be ready for pickup tomorrow afternoon 2:00-4:30 in the Elementary PD room.
Just a reminder that elementary cookie dough orders and money are due tomorrow.
Indian Classic Brackets can be found on website....Documents...Athletics
Parents, we take the safety of our students and staff very seriously. Due to the recent tragic events in Florida, any information we receive concerning a threat will be investigated and turned over to the authorities. Please, if you as parents or patrons hear of any potential situation that might affect the safety of our students, report it immediately. We have had a couple of incidents where students have made statements and we have investigated and we will continue to make safety our first priority. Jerry Newton
Due to rain,there may be bus routes we cannot get to by morning.Absences will be excused for those.If you know of roads that are flooded today,please call us.Your child's safety is our main concern.
Regional Bracket can be found on our website under Documents/Athletics
The 2A South Regional Tournament will begin Wednesday the 21st and will be held in the Poyen Arena. The Lady Indians will play Thursday, Feb.22nd at 7:00pm. Good Luck Ladies!
Sr. High District Tournament the SR Boys will play on Tuesday the 13th at 8:30, The SR.Girls will play Friday, the 16th at 7:10
The annual Elementary Cookie Dough fundraiser will kickoff next Friday, February 16th. There are tons of prizes for students that participate. The top boy seller and the top girl seller will each get a brand new bicycle!
Staff Development Day for May 4th has been changed to April 30th. Students will be out of school April 30th and in school May 4th.
All Valentine’s Day deliveries for elementary students will need to come to the PD room in the elementary building. Each item needs to be labeled with the student’s name and homeroom teacher’s name. The office will begin delivering items to the students around 1:00. Thanks in advance for helping make the delivery process run more smoothly and efficiently.
Poyen School will be closed Thursday January 18, 2018. The high school basketball games against Ouachita and the elementary games against Mt Ida are cancelled and wii be rescheduled for a later date
Due to road conditions and forecasted low temperatures, Poyen School will be closed January 17, 2018.
Tonight’s Little Indian Basketball games have been canceled. They will be rescheduled for a later date.
Tonight’s basketball games against Ouachita have been rescheduled for Thursday, January 18, 2018
Due to weather, Poyen School will be closed tomorrow (January 16, 2018). Teachers and students follow AMI procedures.
Due to the weather forecast for our area the Elementary basketball games are cancelled for tonight 1/15/2018
Due to the weather forecast for our area all Elementary basketball games are cancelled for tonight. 11/15/2018
Don't forget to buy your senior ad for the yearbook. The last day to purchase an ad is 1/31/18. Forms were sent home with your students.
Little Indians Basketball practice Friday, January 5th in the Multi-purpose building. Hippy, PreK, and Kindergarten at 5:30. 1st and 2nd at 6:30.
Registration forms for the Alumni Game is on the website. Both forms must be completed.Its under documents then Old Timers Basketball Game
Little Indians Basketball practice Tuesday, December 19th in the Multi-purpose building. Hippy, PreK, and Kindergarten at 5:30. 1st and 2nd at 6:30.
The Elementary Awards Assembly has been rescheduled for January 5th in the Multi-purpose Building. K-2 will start at 8:30. 3-6th will start at 9:00.
The elementary telephones are down and will not be up and running until Monday or Tuesday. If you need to call in bus changes please call the high school office and they will contact Ms. Beth. 332-2939
there will be no 5th or 6th grade games tomorrow night (Dec. 7)
Little Indians Basketball Practice on Tuesday, December 5th. PreK-K at 5:30. 1st-2nd at 6:30
Grant County and Hot Springs County are under a Burn Ban
School will get out at 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 21st for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Poyen School will dismiss at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21.
Jr. Beta Members-All items sold for the fundraiser need to be picked up in the gym lobby between 7:30 and 8:00 am Thursday, 11/16. Items are frozen and can't be held at the school.
Little Indians basketball registration forms are going home with students today. Forms can also be found at http://5il.co/27d0
Music students in Grades K-12 will present a Veteran's Day program on Friday, Nov. 10, at 9 am in the multipurpose building. All veterans and community members are invited to attend.
Senior picture retakes will be taken on Monday 10/30.
The 3/4th grade football game tonight at Mt Ida has been canceled. The 6th team will still play at 6:00 at Mt. Ida. Players need to be there by 5:45.
Elementary Report Cards and reading level reports are going home with students today.
Visitation for Logan Kirksey will be at Regency Funeral Home on Monday, Oct. 16, from 6:00-8:00. Funeral will be at Regency on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 11:00. Any student who plans on attending the funeral will be excused from school that day.
The Poyen Beta Club Induction will be held on October 27th beginning at 8:30 a.m in the Multi Purpose Building. The Induction will be for Elementary Beta, JR Beta, and SR Beta.
FAFSA NIGHT- October 24 in the Student Union at 6:00 p.m.
Poyen Elementary will be celebrating Grandparents Day on Thursday, September 21st. Grandparents are invited to join their grandchild for snacks in the elementary PD room at 12:30. Then, they are invited to go with their grandchild to the Constitution Day Program in the multi-purpose building. We hope to see you there.
In celebration of International Literacy Day, Poyen Elementary will have Book Character Day Friday, September 8th. Your child may dress up as his/her favorite story book character. We ask that they bring or borrow the book to accompany their costume that day. Please send a change of clothes if necessary for the rest of the day.
Sr. picture retakes will be October 30.
The Jr. High football game Thursday night against Woodlawn has been canceled.
If parents would like to check their child out of school to view the eclipse, on Monday, August 21st it will be an excused absence.
All parents of students that are participating in the EXPLORE program will need to meet in the student union on 8/17/17 at 6:00pm
Poyen is under a water boil order until possibly Wednesday. Students are encouraged to bring bottles of water to drink during the school day, if wanted.
Mrs. Wallace' Supply List Spiral notebook to leave in the classroom Loose paper in a notebook or folder Pencils and pens (blue or black pens only) Box of Kleenex
If you are interested in Subbing for Poyen School District in the areas of teaching or cafeteria, there will be a subteach training August 7th from 9am until 12pm in the Elementary PD room.
10-12 grade schedules can be picked July 18-19 from 9am-2pm in the high school office.
Senior pictures will be taken on July 24. All seniors were sent a letter with their appointment time.
Graduation will be in the Multi-purpose building tonight at 7pm.
Elementary Cookie Dough orders can be picked up tomorrow May 11th, between 2:30-4:30 in the elementary building. If you have any questions please call 501-332-5529.
All 7-12 grade students will need to send a self-addressed stamped envelope to school in order to receive their final report card.
Reminder: All Sports Banquet forms must be turned in by Tuesday, April 25.
The blood drive that was scheduled for today has been canceled.
Progress Reports are going home with elementary students on Thursday, April 20th.
There will be a blood drive in the High School Student Union on April 24 from 9am-2pm.
Elementary Cookie Dough Fundraiser started today. See any elementary student to place an order and help your school.
Please make sure forms for The Sports Banquet are turned in by April 25.
Elementary Spring Pictures and Kindergarten/6th Grade Graduation Pictures will be April 7th.
Report cards for high school were sent home today.
Softball and Baseball pictures will be on April 3.
The 9th grade class will be sponsoring "Hat Day" Thursday 2/23. Students may wear hats for a $1 donation. All money raised will go to Arkansas Children's Hospital in memory of Ethan Van Camp.
Congratulations Sr. Beta Club members Rachel Goodman, Ally Puckett, Michaela Stone, and Anna White for being named as National Beta Club 2017 Scholarship Semifinalists. These students will now progress to the final stages of the selection process for the national scholarship program.
Cheer clinic will be held March 13-15 and tryouts will be March 16 for current 6th-11th graders.
On March 2 Rick Lancaster with Herff Jones will be at the high school for delivery of senior graduation supplies. All payments are due on delivery date or before.
Rick Lancaster with Herff Jones will be at the high school 2/21 to talk to sophomores about ring orders. They can order Sr. rings on 3/2 and deposits will be due at that time.
Sr. Beta Club is having a Fresh Fruit Fundraiser now through March 3rd. Fruit will be delivered the first week of April. See Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Wallace or any Sr. Beta member to place your order.
Poyen's 4th Grade boys are playing in the championship game tonight at Poyen at 6:15.
Book Fair will be February 6th-8th in the elementary library.
Jr. Beta pizza order forms are due Friday 2/3/17.
The Jr. & Sr. High Beta Clubs will be having practice in the multi-purpose building on Wednesday morning 1/25 at 8:30.
There will be a Blood Drive in the high school student union on Wednesday 1/18 from 9-2.
At tonight's game against Maumelle Charter there has been a change. The 7th grade boys and Jr. Girls will be playing, (instead of 7G and JB). Start time is 4:30. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Deposits of $250 for those attending Jr. Beta National Convention are due January 13.
Jr. Boys play in the Bismarck tournament Wednesday at 5:15 and the girls play on Thursday at 4:00.
Year Book ads and order forms are due by January 20.
High School report cards are being sent home today.
Tonight's basketball games against Mt Pine have been rescheduled for Monday January 9th
Due to current road conditions, Poyen School District will be closed today.
Little Indians Basketball Practice on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in the Multi. PreK-K at 5:30. 1st-2nd at 6:30
Jr. High homecoming pictures will be sent home today and orders need to be turned back in by December 15.
The Jr. Girls will play tonight at 6:50 and the Jr. Boys at 8:00 in the Poyen Jr. High Tournament.
The first Little Indians Basketball practice is tonight in the Mult-Purpose Building. PreK, Hippy, and Kindergarten at 5:30. 1st and 2nd Grade at 6:30.
Sr. High homecoming picture orders must be turned in by Friday, December 2.
Come out and support the Indian Basketball teams tonight. The Jr. Boys play at 5:00, followed by the Sr. Girls and Sr. Boys.
The Sr. High Beta club will be going to Little Rock to sing at the capitol and to deliver hats to Arkansas Children's Hospital on December 12.
Basketball - Jr. Girls play at 4:00 pm and Jr. Boys at 5:15 pm at Jessieville today.
Panache will be in Mrs. Melton's room on November 15 at 1:00 pm to deliver the tuxedos for Jr. High Homecoming. The remaining balance is due at that time.
Junior High Homecoming T-shirt order forms and money will need to be turned in to Mrs. Melton by Wednesday morning November 9.
Congratulations to the Poyen Robotics Team - at Saturday's BEST robotics competition in Little Rock, the team placed 5th overall winning an advancing position to the Midwest robotics competition to be held in Fort Smith, Arkansas in December. The team also won the blood, sweat, and duct tape award for their constant efforts to keep their robot competing all day.
Alley Puckett will be hosting a coin drive for the elementary November 7-11. Monday - Bring pennies Tuesday - Bring nickels Wednesday - Bring dimes Thursday - Bring Quarters Friday - Bring any coins you would like. All the proceeds will be given to the Ethan Van Camp family.
HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) has an opening for two students. The child must turn 3 by December 31st. HIPPY is a home-based program that works one-on-one with the parent to prepare their child for kindergarten success. Please call Cindy at 501-653-5611, Heather Conde at 870-883-143 , or Crystal Mullins at 501-732-6922 for more information. HIPPY is always FREE!
Pictures for Jr. High homecoming will be at 3:30 pm on November 17 in the gym.
LOVE Cheer - Indian shirts order will be extended through Friday, Nov 4th. If you would like to order a shirt for your cheerleader or to support the cheer leaders ... please email at firstname.lastname@example.org or return your order form and payment by Friday, Nov 4th please
Poyen Robotics Team will compete on Saturday, November 5th, at the UALR BEST Robotics Event. Twenty- four teams will compete in the tournament which will be held at the Jack Stephens Center on the UALR campus beginning at 9 am. Come out and support your Indian Robotics Team!
On Friday, November 11th following the Veteran's Day Program Jr Beta Induction and Sr. Beta Induction Ceremonies will be held in the Multi-purpose building. The Jr Beta Club Induction ceremony will begin at 9:30 and Sr. Beta Induction will follow. As always, parents are welcome and encouraged to attend the induction ceremonies. Sr. Beta Club membership pictures will be taken immediately following the ceremony. All Sr Beta Club members should dress in western clothing as instructed in the club meeting held on Nov 2nd during advisory.
American Red Cross - Blood Drive High School Student Union Wednesday - November 16, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Elementary Beta Induction will be Tuesday , November 8, in the MPB at 9:30 a.m.
Report cards for all students will be sent home today.
October 25th 6:30 PM will be FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Completion Night. Bring all of your 2015 tax information with you and our career counselor Mrs. Kaye Standridge will help you with this pre-college process.
Juniors and Seniors please visit with Ms. Kaye Standridge our Career Coach. Her website is https://pccareercoach.wordpress.com
Oct. 27 Fundraiser for Ethan Vancamp. Dorey's Catering. Catfish, chicken, BBQ, Foot long Corn dogs, and more, tickets are $11.00. Contact Superintendents office for more ticket information.
20 Year Reunion for the Class of 1996 When: Friday, September 30 & Saturday, October 1. Who: Faculty, staff, community members, family, and friends What: At 7:00 p.m. Friday night, the class will attend the PHS football game. At 12:00 p.m. Saturday, the class will gather at the home of Ginger Morris to picnic and play by the river. If you have any further questions, contact Amy Butler at (870)405-8323.
Poyen Pre K will be featured as The Shout Out School tomorrow on KATV at 6:20
Mrs. Kaye Standridge, Career Coach at PHS, has set up a Google Classroom for Juniors and Seniors to check out up coming due dates on scholarships. Mrs. Kaye is on our campus Mondays and Tuesdays.
Elementary yearbook pictures will be Wednesday, August 31st. Order forms are being sent home Monday.
Elementary Football Games: Monday, August 29th at Cutter Moring Star staring at 5:00
Wellness Organizational Meeting: August 30, 3:30 pm at Poyen High School Foyer. All patrons are welcome to attend.
Elementary Football Jamboree has been cancelled for this weekend.
Purple & Gold game has been cancelled for the 16th due to weather. The coaches will be hosting a Community Pep Rally in the Gym to introduce Jr. and Sr. High Football Players and Cheerleaders. Admission will be laundry detergent. This event will begin at 5:30pm. Please come out and support the Indians as their season begins.
Poyen Baptist Church and Poyen Assembly of God youth will be sponsoring a 5th quarter of football September 9th, after the Sr. High home game. Please come out for Fun,Food,Fellowship, and worship
Back to school night Thursday, August 11th 5-7pm.
Summer Food Service Program: Free Lunches for children 18 years of age and under at Poyen School Music Building, 111 N. School St., Poyen, AR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 31st - August 12th. Also available at the following locations: Sheridan High School Cafeteria, Ican Facility, East End, Sheridan Recreation Center and First United Methodist Church. For more information call 870-942-2700. Sponsored by the Sheridan/Grant County Ministerial Alliance.
Poyen School District is looking into obtaining a waiver from the Arkansas State Department of Education to allow personalized learning opportunities for juniors and seniors on track to graduate. If approved for the waivers, these students would come to school only for the required core courses, then be involved in job-shadowing, internships, apprenticeships, college coursework, or employment in place of additional elective courses offered at Poyen High School. Our goal for this proposal is to increase attendance, graduation rate, and reduce achievement gaps. For questions or comments, please contact Laura Daniel at 501.332.2939.
We are having a problem with parents using the drive behind the high school to drop off elementary students in the morning and picking them up in the afternoon. We have children who live close by and use that pathway to walk to school. It is getting too busy with traffic to be safe. Please, no thru traffic behind the High School.
Congratulations to Mariah Dykes, Jordyn Lemons, and Alyx Bohannon for being awarded the National Beta Club Scholarship in the amount of $1000.00!
HIPPY is an ABC program and is FREE to qualifying families in the Poyen School District. Your child must be 3 by December 31st and meet the ABC Program Income Guidelines. Please call the HIPPY office to see if you qualify and reserve your spot for the 2016-17 school year. Space is limited so call soon. Heather @ 870-883-1439 or Crystal @ 501-732-6922.