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Mountain Home Public Schools hosts special meeting on dyslexia, health insurance premiums

Mountain Home Public Schools held a special meeting early Thursday morning at Nelson-Wilks-Herron Elementary School to move forward with three action items covering the hiring of part-time dyslexia instructors for the district, budget amendments, and an increase in the district's contributions to its employees' health insurance premiums. The meeting was attended by Superintendent Jake Long,…

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Taylor receives annual Butler Furniture Teacher Shopping Spree

During the Mountain Home Public Schools faculty and staff convocation on Friday, August 12 in Dunbar Auditorium, Phillip Taylor, teacher at Mountain Home Junior High and assistant football coach, was presented with a $3,500 furniture shopping spree presented by Brad and Sarah Butler of Butler Furniture.  The Butlers, who were both educators before returning to…

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Mountain Home’s proposed new high school gets another design iteration

Conceptual renderings for Mountain Home High School’s proposed new facility received a design update in a visual presentation to school board members on May 19. Josh Siebert, a partner at Modus Studio, showcased the new renderings while explaining how his team went back and met with key stakeholders such as the school principal, the administration,…

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Mountain Home’s Big Three partner up to offer MHHS seniors a new LPN program

Mountain Home High School students looking to enter the medical field can rejoice! Mountain Home High School, Baxter Regional Medical Center, and Arkansas State University – Mountain Home have partnered together to allow MHHS seniors to begin their nursing careers before graduation to meet our community's ongoing shortage of healthcare providers. The partnership expands ASUMH’s…

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Mountain Home students advance to Finalist in National Merit Scholarship Program

Two students enrolled in Mountain Home Public Schools were recognized as Finalists for the 67th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program last Thursday at MHPS’ regular School Board meeting April 21. Emili Elkins and Ben Partney both recently received their Certificate of Merit for advancing to Finalist standing. “I am proud of these students, their parents,…

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Promise scholarship helps Mountain Home student pursue career in healthcare

Victoria Robb graduated from Mountain Home High School last spring and elected to attend college at ASUMH due to the Mountain Home Promise Scholarship offered by the Mountain Home Education Foundation.  The Promise Scholarship, which began in 2017, allows Mountain Home High School graduates to attend ASUMH for up to four semesters tuition-free within a…

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