Dear Parents & Guardians We are glad to say that the State Board of Education has approved our Digital Learning Plan. We will have open enrollment through August 4th by 3:30 pm, with a mandatory orientation on August 5th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the auditorium. The orientation will include the district as well as the virtual learning expectations. Once orientation is completed, the school, parents, and student will sign a contract to be enrolled. If for any reason you cannot come to the orientation on August 5th, you must contact your child's building level principal to set up a 1-on-1 orientation. Enrollment must take place in person with each building level principal. We look forward to serving your child and providing the best education possible. Please reach out to us if you have any questions! WE CANNOT WAIT TO SEE ALL OUR JACKETS!
6 days ago, Janet Smith
The following is a statement from the Wynne Public Schools Child Nutrition Department regarding the P-EBT Summer Pandemic Benefit: The P-EBT benefit helps families to fill the gap left by the inability to access meals during the summer months. To qualify for the 2020-2021 P-EBT Summer Pandemic benefit you must have a meal application on file at Wynne Schools. If you do not have a meal application on file, and you think that your child qualifies for free or reduced meals, you must pick-up an application at the Child Nutrition office located by the High School football field in the Administrative Building. Please see Sherry Jumper or Ashley Harris for the 20-21 meal application. The application must be returned by noon on Friday, July 30th to Child Nutrition Services. For further information please contact Sherry Jumper at 870-587-0206 or Ashley Harris at 870-587-0205. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
2 days ago, Stephanie Lyons
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that First Sergeant Jones has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to his contributions to our district. Here is a word from First Sergeant Jones. FIRST SERGEANT SPENCER JONES First Sergeant Jones grew up on a small farm located in Fisher, Arkansas and attended school in Weiner. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 17 April 2001 and began Recruit Training in San Diego, CA where he was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class. Upon graduation from Recruit Training, he attended Marine Combat Training at School of Infantry (SOI) West in August. He was then transferred to Assault Amphibian Schools Battalion (AAS) for training in his primary Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), 1833 Amphibious Assault Vehicle Crewmember. In December of 2001 he was assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion (AABN), Bravo Company, 3rd Platoon where he immediately was attached to Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines (2/4), Golf Company as an Amphibious Assault Vehicle Crewmember. In January of 2002 he was promoted to Lance Corporal. In February 2002, Lance Corporal Jones deployed to Okinawa with the BLT. During this deployment Lance Corporal Jones attached to the 31st MEU and was aboard ship for approximately 6 months. On July 1st 2003 he was promoted to the rank of Corporal. In April 2004 Corporal Jones deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II. He was immediately attached to 3rd Battalion 7th Marines and conducted patrolling operations in the city of Husaybah. On August 1st, 2004 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Upon returning to his parent unit, 3rd AABN, he was assigned as the Battalion’s Primary Marksmanship Instructor (PMI) and attended Coaches Course and PMI school at 1st Marine Division Schools. In April 2006 Sergeant Jones transferred to Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California where he served as a Drill Instructor and Senior Drill Instructor for 3rd Battalion, Mike Company. He also served as a Senior Drill Instructor and Chief Drill Instructor for Special Training Company. He was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant on May 1st, 2008 In July 2009, Staff Sergeant Jones checked in to 2d AABN, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and in October deployed to Afghanistan. He was immediately attached to 1st Battalion, 5th Marines and was the Combat Outpost Commander for outpost Norzai on Route 605. In June, 2010 Staff Sergeant Jones returned to his parent unit and checked into Delta Company where he served as 3rd section leader for 2nd platoon. In March 2013 he deployed with BLT 3/2 on the 26th MEU where he was at sea for a period of 8 months. In July 2014 Staff Sergeant Jones checked in to AAS Battalion where he was assigned to Team 6, Amphibious Officers/Advanced Unit Leader course as the a platform instructor. In July 2015 he was promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and also assigned as Platoon Commander for Team 6. In July 2017 Gunnery Sergeant Jones checked in to the Prior’s course at Drill Instructor School and after completing the required refresher training was assigned to the billet of Chief Drill Instructor at 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Kilo Company. Upon completing 3 cycles as Chief Drill Instructor, GySgt Jones was assigned to the billet of Company First Sergeant of Company K where he completed two cycles. On 3 Jan, 2019 Gunnery Sergeant Jones was promoted to his current rank of First Sergeant and served as the Company First Sergeant for Companies L and I and completed 6 training cycles collectively. He retired from active duty on May 21st, 2021 and is currently employed at Wynne High School as the Marine Corps Junior ROTC Instructor. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Purple Heart, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star in lieu of second award, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with combat distinguishing device with two gold stars in lieu of third award, and the Combat Action Ribbon. First Sergeant Jones is married to the former Lesli Hope Griffin of Jonesboro, Arkansas. They have three children. Kadence, Samuel, and Spencer
5 days ago, Kenneth Moore
1st Sgt Jones
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6 days ago, Janet Smith
P-EBT Information
7 days ago, Stephanie Lyons
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10 days ago, Stephanie Lyons
Bus Driver
Any student that will be a Junior or Senior during the 2021-2022 school year that is interested in taking the Accuplacer exam will have that opportunity on August 5-6 from 9-12 in room 101 of Wynne High School. The accuplacer is an exam that EACC uses for admission. If you have not met the required score on the ACT to take college classes or qualify for the Academic Challenge Scholarship (Lottery Scholarship) this is an excellent opportunity for you to take an exam, other than the ACT or SAT, to meet those requirements. No appointment is required. Please contact Mrs. Tobey Nichols if you have questions tnichols@eacc.edu
15 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Any student that will be a Junior or Senior during the 2021-2022 school year that is interested in taking the Accuplacer exam will have that opportunity on August 5-6 from 9-12 in room 101 of Wynne High School. The accuplacer is an exam that EACC uses for admission. If you have not met the required score on the ACT to take college classes or qualify for the Academic Challenge Scholarship (Lottery Scholarship) this is an excellent opportunity for you to take an exam, other than the ACT or SAT, to meet those requirements. No appointment is required. Please contact Mrs. Tobey Nichols if you have questions tnichols@eacc.edu
15 days ago, Kenneth Moore
As we finalize our digital learning option for the 2021-22 school year, we would like feedback from our community. Please click the link below to see the options we plan to offer 3-5 and 6-12 this next school year and give feedback for each plan. As always, we thank you for sharing your likes, dislikes, and/or concerns as we make future plans. We cannot wait to be back to school and serving each and every one of you! https://forms.gle/tccYUuQJqjHwGmgh8
19 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Anyone interested in joining our district and serving our students as a substitute teacher, please contact ESS at: HRMidwest@ESS.com 877.855.7264
20 days ago, Kenneth Moore
ESS
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Tyler Paschal has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to his contributions to our district. Here is a word from Coach Paschal. Tyler Paschal is a Graduate of Arkansas State University with both an under graduate degree and a Masters of Science in Sports administration. He was a grad assistant with Arkansas State football and served as a quality control coach with the Arkansas Razorback football team. Paschal Was head football coach and Athletic Director at Des Arc high school, and taught physical education as well. He is coming from Jackson Tennessee at a private school, University School of Jackson, he was the defensive coordinator there. He Served as assistant football coach and intermediate physical education teacher at wynne in 2017 and is very excited to be back in Wynne working at the high school and serving as an assistant football and track coach. “Wynne is a great place, I’m glad to be back here working with great people, once a Jacket always a Jacket” -Tyler Paschal
22 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Coach Paschal
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Lindsey Marotti has become a part of our Senior High Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to her contributions at the high school. Here is a word from Ms. Marotti. Hello! My name is Lindsay Marotti and I am a graduate of Wynne High School. I graduated from Arkansas State University with my bachelor’s in Nursing and am currently serving as WIS’s school nurse. My husband’s name is Blake and we have two boys, Alex and Jack. Alex will begin kindergarten at Wynne Primary this fall. I hold the Wynne School District near and dear to my heart and am looking forward to continuing to serve here.
22 days ago, Kenneth Moore
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Ms. Marotti
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Melonie Hixon has become a part of our Senior High Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to her contributions at the Senior High. Here is a word from Ms. Hixon. My name is Melonie Hixon and I will be transferring from the junior high to the high school to teach 10th grade English. I attended Wynne High School and it has always been my aspiration to return there to teach. I earned my B.S.E. in Secondary Education at ASU and my Master's from Arkansas Tech. I currently live with my family outside of Colt. My husband of sixteen years, Chuck, is an Agricultural Electrician and a farmer. I have three beautiful, grown, bonus daughters (with seven grandbabies) spread between here and Jonesboro. Together Chuck and I have a daughter, Hila Fay, who will be entering the junior high this year.
22 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Ms. Hixon
Congratulations to Ally Davis for making the All Star Softball team! Also great job to Coach Busby!
23 days ago, Stephanie Lyons
Ally Davis
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Maegan Morian has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to her contributions to our district. Here is a word from Ms. Morian. Hi! My name is Maegan Morian, and I will be teaching art at Wynne High School! I grew up in Wynne, and I graduated from WHS in 2016. I moved to Fayetteville to get my BA in Studio Art with a focus is Printmaking and a minor in Art History. I have spent the past year working as an IA in Special Education, but this will be my first year teaching! I’m excited to return to my hometown to help students build creative and artistic skills and knowledge in a diverse, welcoming environment.
28 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Ms. Morian
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Karen McLendon has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to her contributions to our district. Here is a word from Ms. McLendon. My name is Karan McLendon and I will be teaching Accounting & Business Management at Wynne High School. I have been teaching in Wynne at the Junior High for the past 7 years. I am the Varsity Cheer Coach for Wynne and have the best group of cheerleaders. I am married to Elton McLendon and we have two daughters, Sarah, 9th grade at WHS and Tenley, 4th grade at WIS. Sarah is a cheerleader for Wynne Junior High Cheer and Tenley competes level 6 gymnastics for Delta Gymnastics. I am very excited to join the staff at Wynne High School this year! Once a Jacket, Always a Jacket!
28 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Ms. McLendon
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Marc Griffin has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to her contributions to our district. Here is a word from Mr. Griffin. Marc Griffin, Wife Crystal, Son Hunter 19, Son Davis 8. Most recently the Principal at Heber Springs High School for the past five years. Assistant Principal at Heber Springs Middle school prior to that for two years. Taught at Sylvan Hills Middle School, and taught/coached at Wynne Jr. High from 2004-2011. Enjoy fishing, gardening and hunting. Can't wait to get started at Wynne High School as Assistant Principal!
28 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Mr. Griffin
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Melissa Belcher has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to her contributions to our district. Here is a word from Ms. Belcher. Hello, Everyone! My name is Melissa Belcher and I will be teaching at Wynne Junior High School in the Self-Contained Special Education classroom. I am so excited to be a Yellow Jacket, again! I was born and raised in Wynne and graduated from Wynne High School in 2005. I have an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree from East Arkansas Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education P-4 degree from Arkansas State University. Also, I am looking forward to beginning work on a Master’s degree in Special Education. I have been teaching for eleven years – the last four of which have been teaching 3rd grade Math and Science at Brinkley School District. I am a fur mom to an adorable and loving dog named Rosey. I love to spend time with friends and family, attending my local church, reading, and crafting. I love the city of Wynne and am so excited to be teaching in my hometown and community.
28 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Ms. Belcher
Wynne Public Schools is proud to announce that Dylan Milligan has become a part of our Yellowjacket Family! We look forward to his contributions to our district. Here is a word from Coach Milligan. My name is Dylan Milligan and I am a proud graduate from the University of Arkansas. My original degree is in History but I have spent the last 8 years working in a pharmacy to pay my way through college. This increased my knowledge and interest in Science. Athletics have always been a huge passion of mine as well, specifically basketball, tennis, volleyball, baseball, and disc golf, many of which I still play regularly! It is my aim to provide the best education possible to all my students. Also I would like to instill my passion for education and athletics, as well as important life lessons that can be translated through each.
28 days ago, Kenneth Moore
Coach Milligan
Congratulations to the Wynne Intermediate School for being recognized with the Highly Effective Schools Accreditation at the Arkansas Department of Education Summit held in Hot Springs on June 23, 2021.
about 1 month ago, Wynne Public Schools
Jill Clogston and Johnny Key presenting the award