The Fruit of our Labor

✔️ Elementary
✔️ Middle School
✔️ High School
✔️ Senior Pranks
✔️ Senior finals
✔️ Senior chapel
✔️ Graduation Practice
✔️ Dinner and Final Senior Devo

The class of 2019 is a great group! I can still picture them as 7th graders my first year as a principal on Mustang Mountain. It’s been so much fun growing with them the past six years. I have learned quite a bit over those years and they did, too. I’m happy for them for reaching this milestone in their lives, but I’m also sad that they’re leaving. They’ll be missed.

For this group of seniors, we’ve planted the seeds and nurtured the relationships. We’ve invested years of our lives in them, and it’s been worth it. Because of God’s work, the fruit of our labor is evident. But our work isn’t done— not even close.

As educators, our years are cyclical. Every year we each are given a different class of students, a new group of seniors, and a fresh start. We have new opportunities to plant seeds and nurture relationships while God makes things grow.

We’re on the final marble of the year. I hope we did enough for our students this year. I also hope we do more next year (whatever that even means!).

  • Congratulations to Patrick Smith for being named the conference coach of the year and the Buzz 103.7 also named him the Arkansas 3A Coach of the Year. Congratulations, Coach. Take State.

  • Congratulations to Andy Stewart for being named the conference coach of the year in soccer. Take State!

  • Congratulations to Sheila Killgore, Jimmy Teigen, and Tim Vick for being selected as this year’s Teachers of the Year. All three of these teachers do an outstanding job day in and day out representing what a CAC teacher should be.

  • Last Friday, the NJHS helped with the annual field day at the NLR Elementary campus. They had a great day and it was good for kids at both campuses. A big thanks goes to Christy Sherrill for leading NJHS.

  • Monday’s band concert was a huge success thanks to the work James Wilhite has put in with our bands. The groups sounded amazing and many students were able to shine in featured solos. Awesome job!

  • Senior Chapel and Senior Day is in the books, and this year was a good one! A big thanks goes to Danny Sullivan for leading our devotional and to Karen Sullivan, Kristy Quattlebaum, Jan Penrod, Kathy Holland, and Chad Tappe for organizing and leading the senior day festivities. It’s a great afternoon/evening for our seniors and truly one of the best traditions on Mustang Mountain.

  • The students in Lynnette Noble’s AP World History teamed up with another class of AP World History students in Korea (I’m not exactly sure how that connection was made!) to create podcasts to help them review for this past week’s exam. You can click the image below to listen to some of their work. This is a great project and a perfect way to prepare for the AP exam. Awesome job!

Upcoming Events
  • Today
    • AP Music Exam
    • State Send Off (1:00; Atrium)
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Boys State Soccer Championship Game— 10 AM; Fayetteville
    • Girls State Soccer Championship Game— 12 PM; Fayetteville
    • Baseball State Championship Game— 3 PM; Fayetteville
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Graduation (2 PM; Gym)
  • Monday, May 20
    • Drive-Thru Breakfast at Windsong (7:15-7:45 AM)
    • Academic Awards Chapel (Classroom awards for grades 6-11)
  • Wednesday, May 22
    • Semester Tests Day #1 (Click here for semester test schedule)
  • Thursday, May 23
    • Semester Tests Day #2 (Click here for semester test schedule)
    • End-of-year faculty meeting— 1:00 PM; Library
  • Friday, May 24
    • Semester Tests Day #3 (Click here for semester test schedule)
    • Final Day of School
  • Friday, May 31
    • Deadline for PD Hours for 2018-2019 school year

Anything missing? If so, please let me know.

Responsibilities for the Week of May 20-24
  • Cafeteria AM— E. Schramm
  • Cafeteria PM— L. Noble
  • Parking Lot AM— Admin
  • Parking Lot PM— J. Wilhite
  • Lunches— Coaches
  • D-Hall— OPEN (Any takers?)
  • Chapel
    • Monday— Academic Awards Program (J. Collier & A. Stewart)
    • Tuesday— Admin
    • Wednesday— Admin
    • Thursday— Admin (Final Day of Chapel)
    • Friday— No Chapel (final day of school)

Remember, it is your responsibility to find a replacement if you are unable to cover your assigned duty. Check the cheat sheet for the full duty schedule.

Resources Worth Checking Out For Personal and Professional Growth

Book Recommendation

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4 Values (in rank order)
  1. Model Christ
  2. Safety & Security
  3. School First
  4. Quality Instruction

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