Helena-West Helena School District to add Cadet Corps program this Fall

The creation of a Cadet Corps, the implementation of a Community Service course credit, and the final signing of documents for the deposit of the proceeds from the sale of bonds for the construction of new high school facilities at Central High School highlighted the business transacted at Monday’s meeting of the Helena-West Helena School District Board of Directors.

School District’s permit funds to fight blight in city

In the wake of the brutal murder of one of its students, the Helena-West Helena School Board has passed a resolution requesting the Helena-West Helena City Council to take the building permit for the new facility at Central High School and apply those funds to the removal of blighted properties to improve public safety. The […]

It’s time to forgive, heal and move forward for the kids

March 14 will go down as a momentous and historic day in the Helena-West Helena School District. Our community has decided to take a huge step forward in enhancing our public school system, which is going to be a huge boost for our children and this community. When all of this is done, it is […]

Tax campaign creates some ugly problems

Randy Hogan at and I haven’t always agreed but I have always respected him. I appreciate his words in his column today. The Helena-West Helena School Board, Superintendent John Hoy, and this school district are working hard and doing things the right way. We will live up to the faith that the voters have placed […]