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July 7, 2010 by Jodi Lightner (Register to contact)

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Hi All!

We have had quite a few BHS reunions here at the Aloft and welcome any class to have theirs here as well! The Wxyz bar and patio make it the perfect place to dance, party and catch up with your old friends!

Give me a call if I can schedule your date!

Jodi Lightner
(479) 268-XXXX

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Inaugural Band Invitation Held At Bentonville High School  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) -- UPDATE: Blue Springs South Jaguar Pride marching band, from Blue Springs, Missouri, takes the top prize at the inaugural ...

Bentonville High School Students Now Required To Wear I.D Badges  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- Bentonville and Bentonville West high school students will wear I.D badges beginning this upcoming school year. If a student is on ...

Bentonville School District to join job training program  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- The School District will join a program meant to help high school students with disabilities obtain and keep a job. Project Search Autism ...

New Chrome Books For All Bentonville High School Students  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- The Bentonville School District is giving all high school students chrome books of their own, that student will be able to take home.

Bentonville High jazz program building strength  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Bentonville High School's jazz band is back in the swing of things, five years after a staff member's death put it on hold.

Two lockdowns at Bentonville Schools worry parents  4029tv

Bentonville High School and Barker Middle School were placed on a brief lockdown Wednesday after a student made a threatening statement, according to the ...

Missing Bentonville teenager found safe  4029tv

UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Eliana Camacho was found safe in Rogers and is in good health, according to Gene Page with the Bentonville Police Department ...

Bus crash sends 14 Northwest Arkansas high school students to hospital  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Fourteen students from Bentonville West High School suffered minor injuries in a charter bus accident Monday, according to a Bentonville School District ...

Update: 15-Year-Old Missing Girl From Bentonville Found Safe  KFSM 5Newsonline

ROGERS (KFSM) -- UPDATE: Bentonville police say Eliana Camacho was found safe in Rogers and is being reunited with her family. Check back for more ...

Bentonville School Board agrees to buy building for Ignite program  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- The School Board unanimously voted Monday to buy a building for its Ignite program, thus foregoing a plan to construct additional space for ...

Bentonville board prepares to name 12th elementary school  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- The School District soon will begin accepting name suggestions for the 12th elementary school. The school on Haxton Road is set to open in ...

Bentonville mayoral candidates talk city issues  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- Four candidates running for mayor agree the city needs an animal shelter and more information is needed to solve the Lake Bella Vista dam ...

Bentonville Wind Ensemble honored with official resolution  40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville

The Arkansas State House recognized the group with an official resolution.

Students walk out of Bentonville HS  4029tv

Students walked out of Bentonville High School as part of a nationwide protest Wednesday morning.

Messages appear on Bentonville school buses  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- That school bus rolling down the street each day may be carrying more than children. It may carry a message. Signs attached to the rear ...

Bentonville community plans benefit for coach with cancer  4029tv

After a Bentonville High School football coach was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer, the community is rallying around him to raise money and support.

Fort Smith, Bentonville students perform in Thanksgiving parade  4029tv

A group of students with the Southside Belles performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year.

Walton Family Foundation Grant Helping Ignite Program Grow  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A $1.1 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation is helping expand a professional studies program at Bentonville High School.

Incredible! This Arkansas Teen Just Aced All 8 of His Advanced Placement Tests. Now, He's Off to the London School of Economics  The 74

This article is one in a series at The 74 that profiles the heroes, victories, success stories, and random acts of kindness found at schools all across America.

Bentonville West Stadium taking shape  4029tv

Bentonville West High School is preparing to open it's new home football stadium. Since the school opened in 2016, the Wolverines have been playing their ...

Bentonville's Ignite Program Lands Students Full-Time Jobs  KNWA

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- A local high school program is preparing students for unique opportunities after graduation.

Community Rallies Behind Bentonville Coach Diagnosed With Cancer  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A Bentonville High School football coach continues his battle with brain cancer and support from the community is still as strong as ...

Bentonville Athlete Named Gatorade AR Softball Player of the Year

CHICAGO, Ill. (News release) - In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Hallie Wacaser of ...

Bentonville Grad Aces All Eight AP Exams  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE -- (KFSM) Alex Kitson made academic history in Northwest Arkansas after getting perfect scores on all eight of his advanced placement tests.

Four Bentonville Band Students To Perform In Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- Four members of the Bentonville High School marching band will be among 185 students and 40 color guard members performing in ...

Fayetteville High School leads state in National Merit semifinalists  NWAOnline

Fayetteville High School led the state with 19 students qualifying as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Most Wonderful Time  NWAOnline

From pictures with Santa Claus to dazzling light displays, Northwest Arkansas has more to offer during the holiday season than you can shake a reindeer tail at!

UCA Bears add 25 on National Signing Day  KATV

The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new football Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA national signing period. UCA head ...

Teenager Who Drowned At Prairie Creek Marina Was A Student At Bentonville High School  KFSM 5Newsonline

PRAIRIE CREEK -- A teenager drowned at Prairie Creek Marina on Sunday, according to a spokesman at the Benton County Sheriff's Office. Shannon Jenkins ...

Bentonville School District steps up security effort  Arkansas Online

BENTONVILLE -- The School District is partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to proactively combat illicit activity on its campuses. The "If ...

Perfect Attendance will get 4 kids a new car from McLarty Daniel Automotive  KNWA

Sponsored *Content* - Bentonville-Rogers, AR. – It will be an exciting day for one lucky student from Bentonville High, Bentonville West, Rogers High and Rogers ...

15-Year-Old from Bentonville Found Safe  KNWA

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - A 15-year-old from Bentonville has been found safe and is with her family.

New Principal Selected For Bentonville High School

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - A new principal has been selected for the Bentonville High School, officials say. The Bentonville School Board approved the ...

CLASS 7A: West will attempt to regain superiority  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Conference of champions. That was the headline in last year's preseason publication for a story on the strength of the 7A-West Conference. 2017 7A-West ...

Bentonville School District suspends student for passing out protest flyers  Arkansas Times

Rules are rules in authoritarian-controlled Bentonville School District, First Amendment be damned.

Two more join Bentonville mayoral race  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- John Skaggs and Charlie Turner jumped into the crowded mayoral race. Skaggs, 73, filed for candidacy Thursday, and Turner filed Friday ...

Bentonville HS student accused of making threats  4029tv

No weapons were found on campus or on the boy's person. He was charged with 1st Degree Terroristic Threatening, a Class D Felony.

3 Arkansas high schools make top 1000 in U.S. News & World Report ranking  Arkansas Online

A Northwest Arkansas high school remained at No. 1 while the region claimed six of the top nine spots in the 2018 ranking of the state's public high schools by ...

Summer a hot time for school facility work  NWAOnline

The kids may be gone, but schools still see plenty of activity during the summer as officials prepare their buildings for another academic year.

School news: The latest accomplishments for local students  NWAOnline

The latest school news from John Paul Hammerschmidt fellowship, Governor's School, Youth Excellence awards, Arkansas State University, University of Tulsa, ...

Bentonville High School Selects New Principal  KNWA

BENTONVILLE, AR -- The Bentonville School Board promoted Bentonville High School Assistant Principal Jack Loyd to principal, effective July 1.

Goss seeks second term on Bentonville council  NWAOnline

BENTONVILLE -- Chad Goss will seek his second term on City Council this fall.

Basketball Player Gets Surprise Homecoming After Suffering A Stroke  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A high school basketball player suffered a stoke on May 26. Saturday (June 16), Demondra or Dra Bishop attended basketball camp at ...

Arkansas teen survives stroke, raises awareness: 'You're never too young' KTHV

Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. While most of those victims are adults, an Arkansas family is working to spread ...

Webb enters Bentonville mayoral race BENTONVILLE  NWAOnline

BENTONVILLE -- City native and former City Council member Jim Webb has added his name to mayoral race.

Northwest Arkansas Will Soon Have Its First Catholic High School  KNWA

Tontitown, AR -- - The first Catholic high school in Northwest Arkansas will soon be opening its doors. In an exclusive first look, KNWA shows you why some are ...

Auburn Scores 2020-21 Verbal from 6x AR State Champ Ryan Husband  SwimSwam

Ryan Husband of Bentonville, Arkansas has just committed to swim for Auburn University in the fall of 2020. He will join Elliott Jones in the class of 2024.

Bentonville graduate, 19, finishes high school in two years  Arkansas Online

BENTONVILLE -- Taylor June had zero class credits to her name and no formal education to speak of less than two years ago.

Bentonville High School basketball game to air on ESPN-U Friday night  4029tv

It's going to be a big night for the Bentonville High School Tigers as the school's boys basketball team takes on El Dorado High School on nationally televised ...

'Tis The Season  NWAOnline

From pictures with Santa Claus to dazzling light displays, Northwest Arkansas has more to offer during the holiday season than you can shake a reindeer tail at!

Bentonville High School Student Arrested On Suspicion Of Assault

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Officers arrested a student at Bentonville High School Friday (March 11) on suspicion of assault, according to the Bentonville Police ...

Bentonville School Board hears rezoning plan  NWAOnline

BENTONVILLE -- A proposal to change the School District's attendance boundaries for the 2018-19 school year would impact about 21 percent of students in ...

Bentonville High School Band Students March In Rose Bowl Parade

PASADENA, Ca. (KFSM) -- Students with the Bentonville High School band marched in the Rose Bowl Parade Monday (Jan. 2) morning in Pasadena, California ...

Student Arrested In Gun Threat At Bentonville High School

Bentonville police on Tuesday (April 1) arrested Samantha Overstreet, 18, on suspicion of threatening to “shoot up” Bentonville High School on Monday.

NWA, River Valley Schools Ranked Some Of The Best In The State  KFSM 5Newsonline

PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) -- More than half of the top ten schools in Arkansas as ranked by U.S. News can be found in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

University of Arkansas Honors College Selects 2018 Class of Fellows | University of Arkansas  University of Arkansas Newswire

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas Honors College has selected 88 exceptional high school students, 79 of them Arkansans, to receive ...

Bentonville High Drum Major Chosen To Play In U.S. Army All-American Bowl

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A Bentonville High School student is the only Arkansan invited to play in the upcoming U.S. Army All-American Bowl halftime show.

Arkansas district adds cubes for classroom safety that feature storm, gunfire protection  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

In the back of a classroom sits a large steel cube bolted to the floor that from the inside resembles a bunker from the Cold War era.

Two vie for Bentonville Ward 2 council seat  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BENTONVILLE -- Cindy Acree and Sam Whiteside will seek the City Council Ward 2, Position 1 seat this fall. Tim Robinson is the incumbent. He's seeking ...

UNDER THE RADAR: Springdale's Grant Allen  WholeHogSports

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Springdale Har-Ber High School quarterback Grant Allen (5) runs the ball in the final quarter during a football game ...

UPDATE: Teen Drowning Victim Identified  KNWA

UPDATE: The 16-year-old drowning victim has been identified.

Arkansas high school football coach suspended for incendiary remarks  USA TODAY High School Sports

I'm all for second chances. A third one? Maybe not. Greg Hendrix coached freshman football and served as an assistant on the varsity in Bentonville (Ark.) High's ...

Former Bentonville substitute teacher sentenced to 10 years

A former substitute teacher at Bentonville High School has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing child pornography.

Week 4 Football Friday Night Scores  KFSM 5Newsonline

CLICK HERE FOR THE FOOTBALL FRIDAY NIGHT SCOREBOARD Bentonville looks for 1st win of the season, hosts Har-Ber Defending 7A runner-up ...

Opening Night at Wolverine Stadium  4029tv

First ever game at the new Wolverine stadium for Bentonville's West Wolverines versus Fort Smith's Southside.

Former Bentonville Coach Suspended Again For Comments In Little Rock

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A former Bentonville High School coach is in trouble for comments he made at the school he teaches at now in Pulaski County.

Kickapoo hoops coach Dick Rippee bound for Arkansas  Springfield News-Leader

The boys basketball coach at Kickapoo High School will leave his alma mater.

Bentonville School Board member accused of bullying student  Arkansas Online

BENTONVILLE -- A parent has accused School Board member Rebecca Powers of cyberbullying for comments attributed to her earlier this month on social ...

2018 Arkansas High School Diving State Finals Results  KFSM 5Newsonline

The 2018 Arkansas high school diving season came to a close Friday night (February 23). Twenty-eight divers from across the state competed at the diving finals ...

Optional High School Bible Class Proposed In Bentonville

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) - A handful of school districts around Arkansas have offered academic courses on the Bible, and Bentonville Public Schools may ...

MaxPreps Founder and President Andy Beal presents MaxPreps Cup to Bentonville High School  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Arkansas school ranked as the top athletic program in the nation by MaxPreps for the second-straight season.

ALL-NWADG WINTER SPORTS: Basketball, Wrestling  NWAOnline

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette selected its All-NWADG basketball and wrestling teams.

Ringo Starr at the AMP; Catechism in Fayetteville  NWAOnline

Sir Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr, and His All Starr Band perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers, part ...

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Arkansas kids join walkout as students across US exit schools, honor shooting victims  Arkansas Online

Arkansans were among the hundreds of thousands of students nationally who walked out of their schools Wednesday morning -- some under threat of being ...

Bentonville High Assistant Band Director Dies in Car Crash

Students at Bentonville High School are mourning the loss of their music teacher after a car crash claimed his life Friday night (Oct. 11). Zachary Roddy, 27, was ...

Former Bentonville Substitute Teacher Sentenced To 10 Years For Child Pornography

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - A former Bentonville High School substitute teacher was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday (Feb. 13), according to Benton ...

A suspension and feuding in Bentonville School District over a borrowed Bobcat  Arkansas Times

A Bentonville School District patron has dug up information about suspension of a district supervisor for personal use of district-rented heavy equipment.

Several Northwest Arkansas High Schools Ranked Top In The State

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - According to U.S. News and World Report, four of the five top high schools in the state are located in Northwest Arkansas. For the ...

EIU's Dameron to be inducted into Rogers Hall of Fame  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — Eastern Illinois football game at Arkansas was already special for head coach Kim Dameron since he not only played at Arkansas, he also ...

Play Clock Moving To 40-Seconds In Arkansas High School Football  KFSM 5Newsonline

New play clock rules, possible instant replay among changes.

Former Northwest Arkansas swim coach pleads guilty to sex crimes  Arkansas Online

BENTONVILLE — A former Northwest Arkansas swim coach was sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes. Stephen James Duwel, 51, ...

Major Scholarships  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Following are some of larger scholarships Northwest Arkansas students received as submitted by area high schools.

Justice Hill Wins 2018 Landers Award  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — Little Rock Christian quarterback Justice Hill received the prestigious Landers Award Wednesday night. The final vote was one of ...

Eight Local Schools Make Top 10 High Schools In Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)-- A list of the top high schools in the state shows that eight schools located in the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas are the highest ...

Rogers Heritage High School principal to take new job  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

ROGERS -- Heritage High School's first principal will assume a new role as principal of Crossroads, the School District's alternative learning school, starting this ...

Public Presentations Attract Fans During Day Two of Cash Festival  ASU News

Presenters of “Memories of a Lifetime” (from left) Ben Manatt, Bentonville High School EAST Initiative; Dr. Michael Bowman, Media, Arkansas State University; ...

Arkansas ranks 2nd in the United States for over-prescibing opioid medications  KATV

Little Rock, ARK. (KATV) - The Arkansas Prescription Drug Take Back is today, Saturday April 28th.According to Arkansas Take Back, the event is dedicated to ...

Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine Health Fair  KFSM 5Newsonline

FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine will host a Health Fair on October 27th. The event will take place at Morrison Elementary ...

What Do Teachers Think About Moving To Bentonville West?  KNWA

Bentonville West High School officially opened its doors to the public for the first time Friday, July 29th, for the school's ribbon cutting ceremony. As exciting as ...

Lunney Steps Down As Bentonville Coach

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - If there was a Mount Rushmore of Arkansas high school football coaches, Barry Lunney Sr. would likely have a place on it. Lunney won ...

Teaching in Mexico Adds New Dimension to First-Year Teacher's Experience  University of Arkansas Newswire

Alumna Marisa Buller went to Mexico for her first job in teaching and she has signed a contract for a second year. She has found the experience fulfilling both ...

Board President Trying To Oust Bentonville Superintendent, Member Says

A Bentonville School Board member says the board president is trying to oust the school district's superintendent, in a vendetta that began a few years ago.

Local Athletes React To Nike’s New ‘Just Do It’ Ad With Colin Kaepernick  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- Nike has chosen former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be the face of a new ad celebrating the 30th anniversary of its 'Just Do It' ...

Memo: Fired Bentonville Coach Used Foul Language Towards Students

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - A ninth grade Bentonville football coach was fired on Oct. 15 after students accused him of using foul language toward them, according ...

Malik Monk looks to lead Bentonville (Ark.) to program’s first state basketball title in school history  USA TODAY High School Sports

From many, there will be one. And while there's still no guarantee contending athletes will win their own state at this point in the season, a number of elite ...

Bentonville Teacher Gets House Arrest In Student Sex Case  5 News

A former Bentonville High School teacher's aide received less than a month of house arrest after pleading guilty Wednesday morning to carrying on a sexual ...

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to Begin Thursday  ASU News

JONESBORO – With the second annual Johnny Cash Heritage Festival opening in a couple of days, plans are being finalized to accommodate fans and ...

Parents Of 6-Year-Old Bentonville Rape Victim Publish Letter, Call For Action

The parents of a 6-year-old Bentonville rape victim have sent a letter to Exceptional Advocacy, according to a news release Tuesday (May 27). In the letter, they ...

Morris Recaps 2019 Early Signing Class  KFSM 5Newsonline

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - Just an hour after he wrapped up one of the biggest signing days in recent history, Chad Morris met with the media to discuss the 2019 ...

NBA player, Arkansas native Malik Monk cited after crash near UA baseball stadium, police say  Arkansas Online

Malik Monk, an Arkansas native who was drafted 11th overall by the NBA's Charlotte Hornets last year, was uninjured after being involved in a single-vehicle ...

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