Patrons speak in support of Gravette soccer program

Susan Holland/Westside Eagle Observer Teachers welcomed and honored by Superintendent Maribel Childress at the March meeting of the Gravette school board display the hydrangeas they were given. These teachers were recognized for having student growth scores in the top 5% in the state. Pictured (left to right) are Keli Zimmer (2022), Alisa Corke (2023), Jackie Galyean (2022 and 2023) and Jana Hardgrave (2022).
Susan Holland/Westside Eagle Observer Teachers welcomed and honored by Superintendent Maribel Childress at the March meeting of the Gravette school board display the hydrangeas they were given. These teachers were recognized for having student growth scores in the top 5% in the state. Pictured (left to right) are Keli Zimmer (2022), Alisa Corke (2023), Jackie Galyean (2022 and 2023) and Jana Hardgrave (2022).

GRAVETTE -- Ryan Quintana, a teacher at Glenn Duffy Elementary; students Rome Parker and Savanah Parker; and Dave Schell, father of a student soccer player, all spoke to board members in the patron comment period at the Monday, March 25, Gravette school board meeting, in support of having a soccer...