February is Book Hogs Month!!!!! Get reading, Root Rockets!

Books Hogs starts February 1st and lasts until the last day of February.  Students, read at least 360 minutes and record them on your Book Hogs Playbook (5×7 card that teacher sent home).  Let your parents sign your card, and bring it back to your teacher!  Each student who turns  a signed card, with over 360 minutes, will earn a prize!

The class with the highest percent student participation will earn a pizza party field trip to eat pizza with the student athletes at the University of Arkansas!

If you lose your Book Hogs Playbook card, let the library know.  We can get a new one for you!

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

THE NWA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. COUNCIL


20th Annual Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday



Theme: “Celebrating our Past, Recommitting to His Dream”


Friday, January 15th

“I Have A Dream Speeches”

4:30 – 6:00 P. M.

Co-sponsored by Bentonville Community Center


Saturday, January 16th

Community Service Project
Seven (7) Hills Day Center for the Homeless ~ 1555 W. MLK Blvd ~ Fayetteville, AR

9:00 a.m.

For Additional Information, contact John L Colbert at 479-435-1393

Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Sunday, January 17th

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service

St. James Missionary Baptist Church ~ 764 W. North Street ~ Fayetteville, AR

3:00 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jeff Flannigan

Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Monday, January 18th
MLK Dream Keepers’ Community Service Programs

Youth Prayer Breakfast

Open to any Youth in Northwest Arkansas

Please your children out so that they can fellowship with other youths in the community

Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House ~ 491 N. Razorback Rd ~ Fayetteville, AR

8:00 a.m.


Youth Activity

Open to any Youth in Northwest Arkansas

Please your children out so that they can fellowship with other youths in the community


University of Arkansas HPER Building ~ Fayetteville, AR

9:30 a.m.
Co-sponsored by UA Intramural Sports and Intercollegiate Athletes


Monday, January 18th
MLK Freedom March

Corner of MLK Blvd & Razorback Road ~ Fayetteville, AR

11:15 a.m.

Inclement Weather Location: University of Arkansas Union – Verizon Ballroom


Noon-Day Vigil

University of Arkansas Union – Verizon Ballroom ~ Fayetteville, AR

12:00 noon

Sponsored by UA Associated Student Government & Black Students Association


ARVEST Service of Reflection

ARVEST Plaza, Downtown Location~ 75 North East Street~ Fayetteville, AR

2:00 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Mrs. Betty Davis, Retired Practical Nurse and Navy Veteran


20th Annual Recommitment Banquet

Tickets: Adult – $30 and Students – $15

Fayetteville Town Center ~ 15 West Mountain Street ~ Fayetteville, AR

7:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Rosalind Brewer, Sam’s Club President

For more information about MLK events
visit: http://www.nwamlk.org

For additional information, contact

John L Colbert jcolbert78@gmail.com or Dr. Danielle L. Wood dlw11@uark.edu


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Penguins! Penguins! Penguins

See these adorable penguins, live at Sea World!  Click HERE!

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“A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement C. Moore (1778 – 1863)

On Christmas Eve in 1822, Clement C. Moore shared this poem with his own children.  He wrote this poem for his family, and was published years and years afterward anonymously.  Originally titled “A Visit from St. Nicholas”, we now recognize this poem…  Twas the Night Before Christmas…

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Happy Thanksgiving Root Family!

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OPAC Search


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Animal Research

Claire’s Project

Bella’s Project

Lucy’s Project

Vivi’s Work-In-Progress Project

Vivi knows that she is going to come back and rework this one…

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4th Grade – World Book Kids Search

Begin here!

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Ordering Fiction

Third grade, click on this link:

Ordering Fiction Quiz

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Fall Book Fair!!!!

The week of September 28-October 2 is the Root Fall Book Fair.  We are hosting a Scholastic Book Fair this time around.  Looking forward to seeing the new books.  Rootapalooza is on the evening of October 2nd, from 5:30 – 8 PM.  The fair will be open every day during school, and open after school until 3:30 PM, M-F.  On Friday, we will also be open the first hour of Rootapalooza! More info will be coming home with students soon!

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