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For Pulaski Academy Grad, It’s Off to Oxford

by Little Rock Family Staff 1/7/2017 12:00 am

Lauren Jackson, a 2013 Pulaski Academy graduate, was named a 2017 Rhodes scholar in November.

Pulaski Academy Middle School Reads All About It in Bruin Press

by Little Rock Family Staff 12/3/2016 12:00 am

The recent issue of the Bruin Press made headlines at Pulaski Academy Middle School: It was the first edition ever of the schoolwide newspaper, which is produced by seventh- and eighth-grade students at PA.

Pulaski Academy Senior Stephanie Zhao Scores Academic Trifecta

by Little Rock Family Staff 10/8/2016 12:00 am

Stephanie Zhao, a senior at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, accomplished a one-in-a-million feat by performing perfectly on all three major college entry tests, the ACT, SAT and PSAT. About 8 in 10,000 students achieve a perfect ACT Composite score of 36, and just 3 in 10,000 get a perfect 2400 on the SAT.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Ready for Its Return to Robinson

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Meticulous preparation will allow the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to return to the Robinson Center Music Hall this fall financially secure after overcoming what could have been a steep decline in revenue because of an unavoidable venue change.

School Crossings: NLR Gets Piano from Barry Manilow & More School News

by Blair Neel 5/16/2016 12:00 am

In April, the North Little Rock School District got a donation from an unlikely source—Barry Manilow! As part of the Manilow Music Project, the singer-songwriter donated a Yamaha piano to the school to help launch a music instrument drive.

PA Receives $2M to Endow Financial Aid from Malone Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/23/2015 1:21 pm

Pulaski Academy has received a $2 million endowment to provide financial assistance for students in grades 7-12, the school announced Thursday.

Little Rock Soirée Presents the 2015 Private School Guide (Soirée Special Promotion)

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 1/29/2015 12:00 am

The options for private education in Little Rock are as varied as the people who live here. Once you’ve made the decision to send your child to a private school, the question arises: which school is the right fit? Our experts helped us compile a list of helpful tips when determining which private school your child will attend.

ASO's Swingin' Holiday Extravaganza Takes the Stage This Weekend

by Jess Ardrey 12/15/2014 8:00 am

If you're looking for a festive new tradition, put your faith in the hands of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra where it belongs.

Don't Miss Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's Swingin’ Holiday Extravaganza

by Jess Ardrey 11/19/2014 7:50 am

Give your "Christmas With the Rat Pack" CD a break and enjoy a night of your favorite yuletide tunes in person.

Teen CEO Hunter Harris Launches Spartan Outdoors

by Todd Traub 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Pulaski Academy graduate and incoming University of Central Arkansas freshman Hunter Harris, 18, has parlayed his love of duck hunting and an entrepreneurial spirit into a fledgling film and apparel business.

Otis Kirk: New Arkansas Coach Could Have Head Start On Solid Recruiting Class

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 10/25/2012 8:00 am

The Razorbacks already have several quality commitments from the Arkansas high school ranks. Whoever winds up coaching the Hogs would just need to land a couple more notables to make a good group outstanding.

Young Artist Treasure Sale Planned for Saturday at Pulaski Academy

by Karen Martin 9/21/2012 7:00 am

Arkansas Repertory Theatre's Young Artist Treasure Sale will be held from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 22) at Pulaski Academy's Meyer Student Pavilion, 12701 Hinson Road, Little Rock. Proceeds will benefit the Victorya Van-Pelt Scholarship Trust.

Otis Kirk: Arkansas Razorbacks Coaches Turn In Admirable Recruiting Effort

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 9/20/2012 11:30 am

In a topsy turvy year, the Arkansas football staff has invited its share of criticism. But when it comes to recruiting efforts in these uncertain times, the coaches have held the line, or better.

Tate Whiteside Battles Type 1 Diabetes at JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Sept. 15

by Blair Neel 9/1/2012 12:01 am

Tate Whiteside is a young ambassador for JDRF, an organization that funds research, provides support and searches for a cure for T1D. His parents Laura and Tracy became involved with JDRF immediately after Tate's diagnosis to learn more about the disease and meet other families in support groups.

Otis Kirk: Razorbacks Still Have Offensive Line Needs, Target California Tackle

by Otis Kirk 8/16/2012 8:47 am

The Arkansas Razorbacks are recruiting on both sides of the ball, but there is sense of urgency in filling their offensive line needs. The Hogs are taking steps to satisfy those needs as they go after California junior college tackle Desmond Harrison and Phoenix high school standout tackle Kenny Lacy.

Fun Fundraising: Tips on Creative Money-raising Tactics

by Blair Neel 8/1/2012 12:00 am

Can’t stomach another bake sale or sign up for one more magazine subscription" Want to add something new to your Parent Teacher Organization’s lineup? Let these organizers inspire you with their successful -- and fun -- fundraising projects.

Video: PA Standout Hunter Henry Follows His Dad's Footsteps To Arkansas

by Otis Kirk 7/20/2012 9:14 am

Pulaski Academy tight end Hunter Henry, one of the top recruits in the nation at his position, had narrowed his choices to a number of name schools, including a handful in the SEC. In the end he did opt for the SEC, but also chose to stay in state and play for Arkansas, his father's alma mater.

VIDEO: Top Arkansas Recruits of 2012 Talk About the Recruiting Process

by 7/14/2012 7:34 am

Austin Allen, Alex Brignoni, Brooks Ellis, Hunter Henry, and Altee Tenpenny talk about the recruiting process.

Otis Kirk: Razorback Baseball Trying To Fill Positions, Punch Up Pitching

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 7/5/2012 8:46 am

After finishing third in the College World Series the Razorbacks have plenty of spots to fill on the infield and behind the plate. But while looking for offense Coach Dave Van Horn has signaled he wants to sign pitchers.

Otis Kirk: Razorbacks Hope Summer Recruiting Heats Up

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 6/28/2012 9:35 am

With nine commitments at the end of June, Arkansas has held the line on recruiting despite its unexpected coaching change. But with just one position set for 2013 the Razorbacks have high hopes for their July 21 prospect camp.