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  1. Tweet Nets Middle School a Grand

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    September 8, 2011 by wcobserver

    What began as a tweet from local roller derby group resulted in a $1,000 donation to West Fork Middle School. The gift was presented to West Fork Middle School Principal Becky Ramsey at a surprise assembly Friday afternoon by “Click the Dog” and Brooke Cockran from Windsream Corp.

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  2. Districts Focused on Continued Academic Improvement

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    August 26, 2011 by wcobserver

    While the school year just began for Greenland and West Fork students, district officials have already started focusing on improving their schools’ test scores.

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  3. New Principal Champions Continuous Improvement

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    July 26, 2011 by wcobserver

    Students at Greenland Middle School will most definitely be greeted by a new face when they return to school in a few weeks.

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  4. Building Trades Instructor Retires from Greenland

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    July 18, 2011 by wcobserver

    A valuable member of Greenland High School, Freddie Wood, will be sorely missed. He retired from the teaching profession on June 9, 2011.

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  5. Grant to Fund EAST Lab at High School

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    May 19, 2011 by wcobserver

    Money seemed the prevalent theme for the school board meeting in West Fork on May 9. School board members sealed a deal that will bring $105,000 to West Fork to fund a high school E.A.S.T program and entered an agreement for Tiger branded merchandise that will result in revenue for the school district.

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  6. Pirates Set New State Relay Record

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    May 19, 2011 by wcobserver

    The Greenland Pirates shaved off four seconds to set a new 3A state record in the 4 x 800 relay and finished seventh in the3A State track meet on May 5 at Harding University in Searcy.

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  7. Former Gym Closer to Opening for Community Use

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    May 13, 2011 by wcobserver

    Plans Underway to Raze Two Smaller Buildings By Susan McCarthy WINSLOW- The former school gymnasium in Winslow moved one step closer to reopening as a community building when Greenland School board members approved a bid that will repair drainage issues. Wood’s Plumbing of Fayetteville will add a sump drain and do some grading and sidewalk work to redirect water around the gym’s foundation said Dr. Charles Cudney, Superintendent for Greenland School District.   Wood’s Plumbing bid of $8891 was approved by school board members. Work should begin within weeks according to Cudney. Greenland school board members and city officials began discussing making repairs to the building last December.   In addition to the gym, the building contains a kitchen and large room with a stage.   Cudney said he envisions that the building could be able to be used by the community in a variety of ways including church league activities, peewee basketball, weddings and reunions. Cudney said the drainage work will be the first of several projects that will be completed before the building would be able to be used again and hopes work will be done by summer’s end.  He said the City of Winslow will make some …

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