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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 ...

Students walk out of Bentonville HS  4029tv

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nine Bentonville West Students Injured After Charter Buses Crash On I-49  KFSM 5Newsonline

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) -- Nine students from Bentonville West High School were taken to Sparks Medical Center in Fort Smith and Van Buren for minor ...

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.

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 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 ...

Arkansas high school students to perform in Macy's parade  Arkansas Online

BENTONVILLE — Several Arkansas students will participate in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.

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.

Bentonville Pride Marching Band Headed To Super Regional Competition  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Bentonville Pride Marching Band is heading to St. Louis to compete in the Bands of America super regional competition this ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 Students Receiving a Little Chrome  NWAOnline

Friday's gallery includes photos of Bentonville students receiving new Chromebooks, a smoldering fire in what was the stump dump in Bella Vista and the 2018 ...

Bentonville Pride Kicks Off Marching Band Season  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- The Bentonville Pride High School Marching Band kicked off their season Monday (July 23). Marching band members met in the ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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!

Fundraiser For Coach Battling Cancer  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- The Bentonville community huddled around high school football coach David Bradley for a fundraiser Sunday (Aug. 5) after he was ...

Summer a hot time for school facility work  Arkansas Online

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

Bentonville Schools votes to arm security officers  4029tv

The Bentonville School Board will discuss a plan which would allow current security officers to carry firearms on school grounds.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Arkansas high school football begins earlier with new Zero Week  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Today marks the earliest opening day of high school football season in Arkansas, thanks to the new Zero Week addition to the schedule.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

15-Year-Old from Bentonville Found Safe  KNWA

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

3 Arkansas high schools make top 1000 in US 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 ...

“Sassy The Sasquatch” Installed Near Crystal Bridges  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — There's been a Bigfoot sighting in Bentonville.. or at least a Sasquatch sculpture. “Sassy the Sasquatch” is being installed near Crystal ...

New All Day, Late Night Restaurant And Hangout Opens In Bentonville  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A unique all day and late night option to the myriad of restaurants and coffee shops in Northwest Arkansas opened Saturday (July 21).

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 ...

NWA students walk off campus for protests  4029tv

Students at Bentonville and Fayetteville walked off campus as part of nationwide protests for gun control.

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 ...

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.

Bentonville Teen Renovates Van, Plans To Travel U.S. For Humanitarian Work  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- While his friends are off to college in a couple of weeks a Bentonville High School graduate has decided to take the road less traveled.

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.

'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!

Webb enters Bentonville mayoral race BENTONVILLE  NWAOnline

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

Jersey Mike’s To Open First Arkansas Location In Bentonville With Fundraiser  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- Jersey Mike's Subs is coming to Arkansas, and it's opening its first location in the state in Bentonville next week. The franchise, best ...

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 ...

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 ...

Drowning victim was BHS student  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

SPRINGDALE -- Raymond Vaughns, 16, drowned Sunday at the Prairie Creek swimming area, according to Sgt. Shannon Jenkins, the spokeswoman for the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bentonville School Board Approves $2 Million For Bentonville West Stadium

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- Bentonville West High School is one step closer to getting its full stadium. The Bentonville School Board agreed to allocated $2 million ...

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.

BHS Pride Marching Band Heads to Little Rock  KNWA

High school bands from across the country are in Little Rock on Monday and Tuesday competing in the 2018 Arkansas State High School Marching Band ...

Bentonville’s Ignite Program Gives Students Learning Experiences

ROGERS (KFSM) – Working in a hospital lab is not your typical high school activity, but it's what one Bentonville student did several afternoons a week of his ...

List of firms narrowed for millage projects  Times Record

The Fort Smith Board of Education approved last week a shortlist of architecture firms for the multimillion-dollar millage projects.Projects approved in the millage ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

ALL-NWADG WINTER SPORTS: Basketball, Wrestling  NWAOnline

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

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 ...

Adventure Arkansas: High School State Diving  KFSM 5Newsonline

Meet Arkansas newest high school diving champions, both from Northwest Arkansas. “I'm super excited,” said Hailey Rissing, 2018 Arkansas State Champion.

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 ...

Opening Night at Wolverine Stadium  4029tv

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

Dive team recovers body of Arkansas teen who drowned in swim area  Arkansas Online

The body of a 16-year-old boy who drowned in an Arkansas swim area was recovered Sunday, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.

Bentonville West High School Holds Ribbon Cutting And Open House

CENTERTON (KFSM) -- The new Bentonville West High School in Centerton opened its doors to the public Friday (July 29). The school has been three years in ...

Siloam Springs High School CASS Program Gets Students Work-Ready  KFSM 5Newsonline

SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — With a shortage of skilled workers at local manufacturing plants, high schools in northwest Arkansas are adding programs to get ...

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.

Bentonville Substitute Arrested On Suspicion Of Distributing Child Pornography

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A man who worked as a substitute teacher at the Bentonville School District was arrested Thursday (Jan. 8) on suspicion of ...

Cardinal takes charge  Arkansas Online

Coleman Warren's desire to be a leader has been energized by a multitude of sources.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

First Movie Theater Since 1985 Opens In Bentonville  KFSM 5Newsonline

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- The home of the Bentonville Film Festival now has a movie theater to call its own. The new Skylight Cinema opened Thursday night ...

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 ...

Bentonville votes on name, mascot for new school  4029tv

The Bentonville School Board discussed some key details Tuesday night about the new high school that will be built in the district.

Musician Levon Helm’s Arkansas Home On Historic Register  KFSM 5Newsonline

MARVELL, Ark. (AP) — The eastern Arkansas home of The Band musician Levon Helm has been added to the state Register of Historic Places. The AP reports ...

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; ...

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, ...

Football: Pratt tabbed as Bentonville West's first coach  Arkansas Online

BENTONVILLE -- The first Bentonville West head football coach is in place, more than a year before the Wolverines take the field for the first time. Bryan Pratt, a ...

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' ...

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