Texarkana Arkansas School District schools to host multiple events


Union Elementary– Union will celebrate the 100th day of school on Thursday, January 28, at 1:30 p.m. All students have prepared for this day by incorporating the number 100 in their units of study.

Kindergartners created images of themselves and shared what they would do at the age of 100, while older students used 100 to create unique math problems.

Staff will dress in elderly attire as students parade the halls celebrating their work during the first 100 days of school.

The parade will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 28thth.

Union Elementary will also hold their Financial Fitness event On Tuesday, February 2, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Financial Fitness is a financial awareness program designed to help parents understand how to improve credit scores, increase personal capital, and save.

This program will also help parents with tips on how to spend and invest money.

The program is designed to equip parents with the necessary tools to improve their financial status. Several organizations have partnered with Union to make the program successful.

Bankers, tax preparers, real estate agents, and car dealership owners are among the many partnering agencies that will be onsite during the event to assist attendees with accessing their credit scores, set up savings accounts, financial planning and more. 

Washington Academy Charter School– WAC will hold two events in order to prepare students and parents to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

All students interested in financial aid for college are required to complete the form.

During the Senior Assembly on Wednesday, February 3, at 10:30 a.m., representatives from Texarkana College will speak to students about the enrollment process, scholarships and the FAFSA application process.

Texarkana College representatives will return on Monday, February 8, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. to help parents and students complete the FAFSA.

Texarkana Arkansas School District– Also taking place in February, are Parent/Teacher conferences. TASD will hold Parent/Teacher Conferences on Monday, February 8. These conferences will take place at each campus from 1:00 to 7:00 pm.

All parents of Pre-K through 12th grade students are encouraged to attend the event and visit with their child’s teacher(s).

Texarkana Arkansas School district also announced that students will not attend school on Monday, February 8.

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