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  • Kimmons Gains a New Counselor

    Kimmons Gains a New Counselor

    Pamela Anguiano, Reporter

    September 14, 2017

    As the new counselor, Mrs. Daniel has an advantage. “I know several familiar student faces from Sunnymede Elementary where I used to work,” Mrs. Daniel said. In education for 23 years, this northeast Arkansas native graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. A former co-worker...

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  • Dr. Johnson Becomes New Principal at KJH

    Dr. Johnson Becomes New Principal at KJH

    July 27, 2017

    With the departure of Dr. Rathbun to Northside High School, the search began for a new lead principal. Tough competition and two rounds of interviews led to the hiring of Dr. Christopher Johnson. Principal Johnson has specific goals for Kimmons. “I would like Kimmons to be more data driven,...

Lady Raiders vs. Alma Airedales

Lady Raiders vs. Alma Airedales

September 11, 2017No Comments

Cross Country Teams Kick off 2017 Season at Fort Smith Invitational

Cross Country Teams Kick off 2017 Season at Fort Smith Invitational

September 9, 2017No Comments

Freshmen Turn to Soccer for Fun, Relieve Stress

Freshmen Turn to Soccer for Fun, Relieve Stress

Karina Gonzalez and Deja Wesley

Freshmen Raiders who made the NHS soccer team play for different reasons. “My motivation to play soccer is happiness,” Christian Chavez said. “If you love and enjoy it, why not do it?” Playing soccer affects...

April 8, 2017No Comments

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New Kid on the Block, Mrs. Newman

New Kid on the Block, Mrs. Newman

Jazmine Gonzales, Reporter

Being the new kid isn’t always easy, but Mrs. Newman has made the adjustment with a bit more ease. She has set some goals she hopes to achieve. “As the new 7th grade Language Arts teacher at Kimmons, my short-term...

September 16, 2017No Comments

Coach Walden Presses on from Small-Town Life

Coach Walden Presses on from Small-Town Life

September 16, 2017

Canadian-Born Mrs. Zeiger Aims to Improve Reading Scores

Canadian-Born Mrs. Zeiger Aims to Improve Reading Scores

September 16, 2017

Mrs. Carr Williams Leaves the Trapeze Behind

Mrs. Carr Williams Leaves the Trapeze Behind

September 13, 2017

Mr. Verge’s Journey from Football to Music

Mr. Verge’s Journey from Football to Music

September 11, 2017

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New Cheer and Dance Teams

New Cheer and Dance Teams

Jake Grist, Reporter

Students faced challenges when trying out for the cheer and dance teams last month. Coaches and judges watched tryouts critically to select their new members. “Our biggest challenge was showing...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Freshmen Orchestra Students Reflect on Regional Contest

Freshmen Orchestra Students Reflect on Regional Contest

April 12, 2017

Students Trip and Flip for Wheels in Motion

Students Trip and Flip for Wheels in Motion

April 3, 2017

Cheer and Dance Teams Celebrate End of Season

Cheer and Dance Teams Celebrate End of Season

March 31, 2017

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The student news site of Kimmons Junior High School
The student news site of Kimmons Junior High School