September 2016 School Board Recognition

Posted on 09/28/2016

The Cabot Country Cruisers, National Merit Semifinalists and AP Scholars were recognized at the meeting. Schools also made presentations to board members.

Cabot Country Cruisers

The Cabot Country Cruisers promote a healthy lifestyle in our community through running, walking, cycling, and swimming.  Since 1996, they’ve been hosting the “Spring Fling 5K.” The 2016 race was held in March. At the school board meeting, President Robert Harrell, along with members Cindi Yancy, Cathy Jarrett, and Kristen Taylor presented the district with a $5,000 check. Physical Education teacher Jamie Oiker says the donation will be used to purchase equipment and curriculum for our P.E. programs.

Thank you Cabot Country Cruisers!

National Merit Semifinalists

The district is proud to recognize our 10 National Merit Semifinalists for 2017.

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter this program by taking the Preliminary SAT and by achieving a particular score on the exam. There are around 1.5 million students that participate in this exam every year. Of those students, about 16,000, or 1% of the total graduating seniors, have scores which qualify them as Semifinalists. 

Arkansas has 143 National Merit Semifinalists from 35 schools this year, and 10 of those are from Cabot. This places us 5th in the state.

Congratulations to Clay Bellou, Benjamin Cameron, Avery Elliott, Michael Fredericks, Jared Gilliam,
Christen Johnson, Amin Nadirali, Landon Teer, 
Colin Thompson, and Brandon Weidling.

AP Scholars

Students enroll in AP or Advanced Placement courses to gain the experience of college-level work within the safety and structure of the high school environment. Students have the opportunity to gain college credit for these courses if they succeed not only in the classroom, but also on their AP exams.

These are typically 3-4 hour-long comprehensive exams at the end of the year that assesses a student’s knowledge of a particular subject. AP Exams are given a numerical score of 1-5, which correlates to the level of preparedness for college. A score of 3, 4, or 5 on an AP Exam is considered a successful score. The College Board presents AP Scholar Awards in recognition of those students who have attained college-level achievement through multiple courses and multiple exams.

The Cabot School District is proud to announce that Cabot had 83 AP Scholars for the 2016 exams. This is an increase of 10 award recipients from 2015. Many of our AP Scholars graduated in May. However, the school board had the honor of recognizing three groups of scholars that are currently enrolled at Cabot High School.

Congratulations to Meredith Ashworth, Mattingly Bartole, Clay Bellou, Caitlyn Crowder,
Hunter Duke, Jared Gilliam, Emily Harness, Sharjeel Hyder, Christen Johnson, Rebecca Jolley,
Greer King, Julia Lawson, Elese Mcnamee, Sarah Mitchell, Vaneeza Mukhtar, Amin Nadirali,
Lhen Olegario, Sydney Schultz, Crystal Smith, Emily Sumler, Miya Tatum, Jessica Thursh, and Andrew Wyn.

AP Scholar with Honor

The AP Scholar with Honor recognition is given to students who achieve an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on 4 or more of these exams.

Congratulations to Kyle Ashcraft, Lane Burchfield, Benjamin Cameron, Michael Fredricks, Sharidan Mitchell, Lexi Robertson, and Colin Thompson.

AP Scholar with Distinction

The AP Scholar with Distinction Recognition is given to students who achieve an average of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on 5 or more of these exams.

Congratulations to Joseph Sepulveda.

Administrators Work Session – School Presentations

At the end of July, administrators attended a work session in Hot Springs. During that time, they were challenged to tell their school’s story on a storyboard.During the board meeting, administrators from Cabot High School, ACE/ALE, Southside Elementary, Ward Central Elementary, Central Elementary, Stagecoach Elementary, Eastside Elementary, and Westside Elementary each shared their stories, reflecting on the past, present, and future.

The Freshman Academy, Junior High North, Junior High South, Middle School South, Middle School North, Magness Creek Elementary, Cabot Learning Academy, Mountain Springs Elementary, and Northside Elementary all presented at the August School Board meeting.

Cabot Country Cruisers & National Merit Semifinalists

AP Scholars

AP Scholar with Honor & AP Scholar with Distinction

School Presentations

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Cabot Public Schools

Elementary Schools (Grades PreK-4)

Central Elementary
36 Pond Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3564
Fax: (501) 843-4503
Eastside Elementary
17 Bellamy Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3563
Fax: (501) 843-5619
Magness Creek Elementary
16150 Arkansas Hwy 5, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3565
Fax: (501) 843-7567
Mountain Springs Elementary
3620 Mountain Springs
Road, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3575
Fax: (501) 605-1300
Northside Elementary
814 West Locust Street,
Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3568
Fax: (501) 843-6032
Southside Elementary
2600 South Pine Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3567
Fax: (501) 843-6229
Stagecoach Elementary
850 South Stagecoach Road,
Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3574
Fax: (501) 605-1221
Ward Central Elementary
1570 Wilson Loop Road,
Ward, AR 72176
(501) 743-3569
Fax: (501) 843-9744
Westside Elementary
1701 South Second Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3566
Fax: (501) 843-5802

High School (Grades 10-12)

Cabot High School
401 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 843-3562
Fax: (501) 843-4231

Academic Center of Excellence
(Grades 7-12)

Academic Center of Excellence
21 Funtastic Drive, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3520
Fax: (501) 843-0283

Cabot Freshman Academy

Cabot Freshman Academy
18 Spirit Drive, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3576
Fax: (501) 941-1505

Cabot Learning Academy

Cabot Learning Academy
813 West Locust, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3540
Fax: (501) 843-3138

Special Programs

404 North 2nd Street, Cabot, AR 72023
(501) 743-3543
Fax: (501) 941-2613

Central Administrative Office

602 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR 72023
(501) 843-3363
Fax: (501)843-0576

Middle Schools (Grades 5-6)

Cabot Middle School North
1900 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3571
Fax: (501) 605-0413

Cabot Middle School South
2555 Kerr Station Road, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3570
Fax: (501) 941-7432

Junior High Schools
(Grades 7-8)

Cabot Junior High North
38 Spirit Drive, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3572
Fax: (501) 605-8472

Cabot Junior High South
38 Panther Trail, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3573
Fax: (501) 941-7746