Tagged: little rock central high school

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

by Associated Press 1/15/2018 7:15 am

Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

Bill Clinton Celebrates Little Rock 9, Warns More Work Lies Ahead

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 9/26/2017 7:08 am

Former President Bill Clinton told surviving members of the Little Rock Nine on Monday that they could wear dancing shoes to celebrate their integration of Central High School but must be ready to don marching boots as struggles for equality continue.

Sculpture Commemorates 1957 Desegregation at Central High School

by Associated Press 7/28/2017 11:05 am

A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School.

A Reporter Is Beaten; Arkansans Can Relate

by Kyle Massey 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Democrat photographer Will Counts captured the beating of newspaper reporter L. Alex Wilson outside Central High School in 1957, and his images stunned viewers then and have embarrassed Arkansas for 60 years.

9 Events for Weekend Family Fun

by Lydia McAllister 2/9/2017 7:00 am

The weekend is oh so near.

Little Rock Central Aims for UNESCO World Heritage Status

by Alexis Crowe 7/5/2016 11:37 am

Little Rock Central High School is under consideration for "world heritage" status by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO.

School Crossings: Latest News from Central Arkansas Schools

by Little Rock Family Staff 1/20/2015 12:00 am

Get the scoop on school renovations, interesting activities and impressive awards!

Celebrate Dr. King at These MLK Day Events

by Jess Ardrey 1/19/2015 7:00 am

Whether you prefer a period of reflection or to get your hands dirty, here's how to get involved on this day of observance.

Court Ends Part of Arkansas Desegregation Lawsuit

by Associated Press 8/21/2014 2:55 pm

A federal judge is ending a large part of an Arkansas desegregation case rooted in the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957.

Central High Supporters Form Nonprofit To Help School

by Jan Cottingham 8/26/2013 11:06 am

Supporters and alumni of Little Rock's Central High School have formed a nonprofit to support the school, the Tiger Foundation.

Epic Arkansas: Key Chapters in State History

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/10/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas was admitted as a state in 1836, but its history begins long before that event.

Here Is the Little Rock Central High School Band on NBC Nightly News

by Lance Turner 1/21/2013 7:43 am

As seen on NBC Nightly News on Sunday: the story of the Little Rock Central High School band, which is marching in the inaugural parade today in Washington D.C. Includes full video.

Christopher Mercer, Among 6 Who Integrated UA Law School, Dies at 88

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2012 3:14 pm

Christopher C. Mercer, one of the six students who integrated the University of Arkansas School of Law, died Tuesday morning in Little Rock, the UA said.

Program Can Help Arkansas Students Get Scholarships March 28 in Little Rock

by Lindsay Irvin 3/16/2012 9:45 am

Students and parents will learn all about what's involved in the scholarship application process at this free community program sponsored by Central Arkansas Library System. Registration required.

Nan Selz Ready To Blow Away Patrons In Newly Renovated Museum of Discovery

by 12/31/2011 12:00 am

Nan Selz see 2012 as being a big year for the Museum of Discovery. The façade, entry hall and Explore Store are all brand new. The galleries are completely renovated, with better sight lines and a much more open feel. Room to Grow, the 3,000-square-foot, early childhood gallery, stayed pretty much the same, but it has been spiffed up with new paint and flooring.

State Junior Babe Ruth Teams Battle in Little Rock Through July 13

by Jim Harris 7/8/2011 11:49 am

Little Rock plays host to the Babe Ruth State 13-year-old tournament with action beginning Friday at both Junior Deputy Park and Little Rock Central’s Coleman Field.

Jim's Notebook: Summer Camps Coming Featuring Peyton Hillis, Other Experts

by Jim Harris 4/22/2011 10:00 am

It's nearing that time of year when the professional stars come home, reacquaint themselves with the local folks and give back by helping the younger ones coming up behind them. Central Arkansas will be the location for three major events we learned of this week.

LIttle Rock School District Teacher of the Year: Mary Katherine Parson

by Kelcie Huffstickler 1/3/2011 12:00 am

Every January, we profile teachers of the year from central Arkansas districts.

Tearani: Back to School at Little Rock Central

by Tearani Buffington 9/15/2010 12:50 pm

Tearani returns to the halls of Little Rock Central High School like a pro.

Tearani Buffington: All About Me

by Tearani Buffington 9/15/2010 12:42 pm

Little Rock Central High School's Tearani Buffington tells us about herself has the new school year gets underway.