Lots of activities going on this week at campuses in the Texarkana Arkansas School District.

North Heights Entrepreneurial Leadership Junior High Magnet (NHJH) On February 17, at 6:00 p.m. the Miss NHJH contest will take place in the Arkansas High School Student Union. Competition categories include: Opening Performance, Casual Wear, Evening Wear, On-stage Question, Highest GPA, Most Photogenic, and Miss Congeniality. Admission to the event is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Kilpatrick Biomedical Engineering Elementary Magnet School - On Thursday, February 16, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Kilpatrick Elementary first grade teachers and scholars will welcome parents as they host a parent informational night. Scholars will share what they’ve learned about food and plants' role in maintaining healthy lives. Other topics of discussion will also include the different types of food groups, how and what plants need to grow, the parts of a plant, and the digestive system. Scholars will be displaying various activities and projects they have created this grading period to share with friends and families. The scholars are super excited to show off what they have learned and the public are welcome to attend.

Black History Month Programs –
 
Fairview Aerospace and Pre-Engineering Discovery Elementary Magnet School On Friday, February 17, at 8:00 a.m. in the cafeteria, Fairview will present African American Leaders. Two students from each grade level will dress up and present a monologue about a famous African-American leader. Additionally, community members will speak to students about the impact they have made in our community, the state and across our nation.
 
Kilpatrick Biomedical Engineering Elementary Magnet School On Friday, February 17, at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria, Vera Kilpatrick Biomedical Engineering Elementary School will honor the history of Black Americans with a dramatic skit presented by its third grade scholars on The skit is entitled Field Trip to the Black History Wax Museum. It features historical information on African-Americans including Harriet Tubman, Dred Scott, Abraham Lincoln, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, and Rosa Parks who have contributed to the rich cultural heritage of African-Americans.  To close the program, staff member Shaundala Summers will perform the Black National Anthem for all of the attendees of the program. This event is open to all who wish to attend.
 
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Also congratulations to the Union DaVinci Magnet Elementary School Science Fair winners. Grand Champion Chasia Petterson, 1st place Mia Forte, 2nd place Dawson Hinds, and 3rd place Camery Rateliff.