Community Education Class Schedule

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Weekly Schedule for June 17 – 19 WEDNESDAY – June 17 9:30am – noon Calligraphy 102 Sue Allen Pico $25 2-day (June 17-18) 10am – noon Jewelry Making Bettye Ann Cooper $30 1-day 2pm – 3pm Tea Party and Table Manners Catherine Swift $10 Adult (required), $10 Child, $5 additional Child 2pm – 4pm Fused […]

Swift Appointed As New Community Education Center Director


The City of Fairfield Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Catherine Swift as the new Fairfield Bay Community Education Center Director. Ms. Swift’s credentials include a Doctor of Education Degree in Education Leadership from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University, and a […]

VBC High School Scholarship Recipients Named

VBC Recipients

Pictured Left to Right are ARTA President, Betty Oliger, Jace Bradley, Clinton; Austin Lewis, South Side; Steven Shull, Shirley; ARTA President-elect, Doyne Ward; and ARTA Treasurer, Frankie Treece. The Van Buren County Retired Teachers Association awarded a $150 scholarship to three 2015 VBC graduating seniors. Those recipients are as follows: Jason Bradley, a Clinton High […]

Education Center Classes

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FAIRFIELD BAY COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER LIST OF CLASSES SUMMER I, 2015 JUNE AND JULY DAY CLASS TITLE INSTRUCTOR COST MONDAY 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Private Piano Lessons Susan Callaway $40 (5 lessons) TUESDAY May 26 Arts & Crafts 101** Sue Allen Pico $15 Session 9:30 a.m. – Noon June 2 – June 23 Intermed […]

Free-throw Competition in Shirley


The Knights of Columbus held a Freethrow Contest in Shirley. Here is a list of the kids who placed in the State Freethrow Competition.  Picture #1073 is the one that they would like to use for the paper.  I will bring over the flash drive shortly.  Sidney Severns (3RD place 5th grade), Jessica Ramer (2nd place […]

Community Education Center Offering New Class

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The Community Education Center will be offering for the first time a class on making Cement Planters. Master Gardener, Barb Foster, is teaching this class. What is making this class unique for the Education Center is that it is being held at the “Grass Roots” Cabin in Ed Leamon Park. It will be a two […]

Fayetteville Shale Scholarship Fund Gives To UACCM Students

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Van Buren County Judge Roger Hooper, front row from left, FSSF Board Member Donnie Bates, FSSF Secretary and FSSF Board President Caleb Knight present scholarship funds to recipients Benjamin Hunley, bottom right, Sallie Kuykendall, top row from left, Cody Pruitt and Elizabeth Taylor.   Members of the Fayetteville Shale Scholarship Fund (FSSF) Board presented a […]

Shirley Elementary Star Students


   These Shirley Elementary students were recognized for the third nine weeks of school as Star Students of their class. They earned this by exhibiting respectable character and a positive work ethic in their studies. They were rewarded with a special lunch and an extra recess. Kindergarten Mrs. Delonda Powell: Maddie Beck and Colton Barnett […]

West Side Science

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AP Science student Caleb Long (left) discusses the forensics of hair analysis with Nicholas Forsgren and his parents, Bobby and Samantha Forsgren, during Tuesday’s Family Science Night in the science lab at Brady-Hipp Arena. The theme of the event was “CSI,” and it featured several stations, such as hair analysis, where students and families could […]

Frog Listening Training from Frog Watch USA™


Learn to identify all the local frogs and toads by their calls. For example, this friendly Green Tree Frog sounds like a goose – quonk, quonk, quonk. Frog Watch USA™ consists of trained citizen scientist volunteers who monitor frogs and toads from February through August. Monitoring sessions are only three minutes long at a pond […]