GRAVETTE -- Students at Gravette Middle School hosted an ACT Aspire Test Scores Celebration for the entire school to celebrate the students' excellent performance on last year's test scores.
An announcement was made regarding where GMS students ranked regionally, and teachers and administrators were very pleased with the results.
GMS ranked in the top 8.8% regionally on the Aspire test scores. Sixth, seventh and eighth grades all ranked second regionally in math. Sixth grade ranked third regionally, seventh grade ranked fifth regionally, and eighth grade ranked second regionally in English. Sixth grade ranked third regionally, with seventh and eighth grades ranking second regionally in science. Sixth grade ranked first regionally, while seventh and eighth grades ranked second regionally in reading.
GMS principal Taos Jones said that if the local students ranked in the top 10 overall regionally, he would agree to be pied in the face. He made good on his promise and followed through to receive the pie, much to the delight of teachers and students looking on. He was so happy about the test scores he still had a smile on his face when the celebration was over.