Attention Parents: Tutoring is cancelled for the week of November 12th. Tutoring will resume on Monday, November 26th. Thank you!
Attention Parents: the Duck & Car Bus both will have a 30 minute delay today, 11-09-18. Please beware that if your child rides either of those routes, that they will be late getting home today. Thank you.
Attention Parents: Math Tutoring begins today. All students must be picked up by 4:20 pm. Have a good day!
The Annual GT Parent Meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 5th @ 6 pm - 7:30 pm in the PJH Library. GT student Parents are invited to attend!
Students and Staff please remember to wear orange for unity day national anti-bullying awareness on Wednesday, October 24th.
Attention Parents: the Duck & Car Bus will have a 30 minute delay today
Parents please be advised: The Car Bus & Duck Bus will be delayed today about 30 minutes
Remarkable Redskin Academic Assembly, 10-22-18. Times are as 8:00 - 6th grade 9:00 - 5th grade 10:00 - 4th grade 1:00 - 3rd grade
Parent Teachers Conferences for MDW will be this Thursday evening, 10/18/18. Conferences will begin at 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm.
Book Fair @ MDW will begin on October 15th - 18th. Family night will be held the 18th in the Library. Mrs.Nova would like to invite both students & parents to come by next week.
In the morning, October 3rd, Mayor Story will affirm student council representatives and executive board officers in the gym at 7:45 AM. Mrs. Fleming would like to welcome the staff, student body, and parents to attend!
Parents please be advised that Picture Retakes will be done on October 9th @ MDW before noon.
Attention Parents: the duck bus will have a 30 minute delay today so please be aware of the change
Parents: There is a error on the news letter regarding the date of Parent/Teacher's Conferences. The correct date is October 18th. Fall Break is the 19th. Thank you and have a good weekend....
Parents: if you have recently made changes to your home address or phone number, please contact the MD office as we are trying to update all student records. Thank you in advance for your prompt attention.
Lifetouch will be on campus for picture retakes on October 9, 2018. If you did not have your picture made last time, you may do so on this day. Thank you.
Alma Spikes Orientation Nights, Preschool-Aug. 9 @ 5:15 pm. Kindergarten-Aug 16 at 6:00 pm, 1st Grade-Aug. 9 @ 6:00 pm, 2nd Grade-Aug. 9 @7:00 pm
PJHS Orientation Night, Monday, August 6. 7th Grade - 5:00 pm, 8th Grade - 6:00 pm, 9th Grade - 7:00 pm. Students will be assigned lockers with a combination lock at no charge.
PHS Orientation Night, Tuesday, August 7. 12th Grade-5:30 pm, 11th Grade 6:00 pm, 10th Grade 6:30 pm. Lockers Rentals and Parking passes are $3.00 each.
MD Williams Intermediate will have Open House on August 7th & August 9th. Students will meet in the MDW gym. Students, parents, and guardians will be dismissed to visit with thier teachers. August 7th: 3rd grade - 5:30, 5th grade 6:30 August 9th: 4th grade - 5:30, 6th grade 6:30
Report Cards are available in the office for students who were unable to pick them up earlier. Thank you
Attention Parents: please attend to your child's outstanding meal charges as soon as possible. You can contact our building or the central office to make arrangements for payment. Thank you, Shannon Fish
ABBIT Awards Assembly Monday, May 21st 8 am - 6th grade 9 am - 5th grade 10 am 4th grade 1 pm - 3rd grade
3rd grade field trip tomorrow, May 17th in Paragould. 5th & 6th grade History Fair in the MDW Gym also.
6th grade coming thru town now
6th grade Parents: The buses will arrive at 4 pm at the MD Williams School today. Your student will be available for pick up in the circle... Thanks!
Attention Parents: 6th grade Students are currently loading the buses and will be returning to school around 4 pm or shortly thereafter today from the Redbirds Game. Please make arrangements to pick up your kiddo in the circle at that time. Thank you
Mrs. Weston will be sending home the list of those students who will be eligible to attend Summer Camp in June. If your child receives a consent form, please sign and return as soon as possible. Thank you!
Summer Camp forms will not be accepted until Monday, May 7th.
Attention Parents: Due to conferences at the Jr & Sr High Schools, MDW students will be dismissed early today at 2:25 pm. Please be advised that buses will run regular routes an hour early this afternoon.
Attention Parents: The Razorback Bus is running late this afternoon. Thank you
Attention Parents: If you have not picked up your Cookie Dough, please do so ASAP. We do not have freezer space available to store it. Thank you
Attention Parents: Please remember to pick up the cookie dough today between 1 pm - 5:30 pm in the MDW Gym. Thank you!
Cookie Dough Delivery Info can be found below: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/142378/kjohnson.pdf
Starburst performance tomorrow for MDW Students. Admission is $1 per student
Student-Led Conferences for MDW today beginning at 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Students will be dismissed from school at 2:25 pm today.
Student-Led Conferences for MDW today beginning at 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Students will be dismissed from school at 2:25 pm today.
phones are back in service.. IT you "ROCK"
The phones at MD Williams are currently out of service.
The last day for MDW tutoring will be March 8th.
Pocahontas Schools will be handing out free bags of Potatoes on Thursday,3-1-18 in front of the MDW campus from 4pm-5pm! Free to the staff & the public!
Lifetouch will be here on Thursday for class and individual pictures.
Pocahontas Schools are in session today.
Attention Parents: Tutoring is cancelled for this afternoon, 02/06/18. Students will need to make arrangement for transportation
Project Graduation Fund Raiser "I Have a CRUSH on You" purchase a Crush Soda for $1 on Valentine's Day to be sent to a friend.
AMI lesson plans are located under Documents on the school’s webpage for MDW
NWEA Winter Testing begins on Monday, 01/08/18 for MD Williams Students.
MDW Tutoring will resume on Monday, 01/22/18.
Parents, MDW will soon be releasing AMI assignments later in the week for students to complete during inclement weather conditions
The Pocahontas School District will be closed for the Christmas Holiday Break from December 20th - January 2, 2018. School will resume on January 3, 2018 at normal hours.
3rd Grade Christmas Play tonight @ 6:30 pm. Students need to be here at 6 pm.
Buses just now leaving MDW at this time Students will arrive at their drop a little delayed
Buses have just now began leaving school. Students drop off may be a little delayed this afternoon. Thank you
Science Family Night @ MD Williams 6 pm
Flower Bus is having mechanical problems and will be running a little late delivering students home
The Giraffe Bus was delayed in leaving MD Williams this afternoon. Students will arrive home later than usual today. Thank you
Buses are delayed in leaving school this afternoon. Student will arrive a little late for tjeir stops. Thank you parents for your patience
6th grade students on the field trip are coming through Jonesboro and should be back to school by 4:00 - 4:15
6th grade students who are away for the field trip are in route back to school and should arrive back this afternoon at approximately 4 pm.
Parents the 5th grade is on a field trip and the previous message pertains to 5th grade only. Thank you
Attention Parents It is 2:00. We have left LR and are projected to be back at school at 4:00. The kids have had a wonderful day!
5th Grade Dare Picnic has been delayed until about 9:30 am due to the potential weather. The picnic will be rescheduled if lightening is in the area after 10:00 Am. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
We will be doing make-up ACT Aspire assessments beginning Friday morning, May 5th in the Science Lab for students grades 3-6th.
Elementary Football Camp has been rescheduled for May 11-12th, 3:25-5:20 pm due to the flooding issues for some students.
The Band Concert has been cancelled for tonight and rescheduled for May 15th..
School will be in session tomorrow, May 1st
Buses maybe running late today.
Early Dismissal Today @ 2:25 pm...
Early Dismissal Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 2:25 pm.
Per Chris from the Pocahontas Sports Complex...All youth baseball and softball is cancelled tonight
Attention Parents & Guardians: There will be no school for Friday, April 14, in observance of Good Friday. School will resume on Monday, 4/17/17.
Attention Parents or Guardians: The Popcorn has arrived and is ready for pick-up in the MDW Gym.
Wednesday, 04/12/17; Popcorn Deliveries at MDW
Immunization Clinic for students and staff tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5th at MDW conducted by the Randolph County Health Clinic.
Attention Parents: the Popcorn will be delivered on April 12th.
6th graders going to 7th grade: Sport/Cheer Free physicals will be Wednesday, March 29th at 3:30 in the athletic complex.
March 16th, 2017 MDW will dismiss at 2:25 pm in observance of Student-Led Conferences beginning at 3:30 - 7:30 pm.
Parents: MD Williams is not having tutoring this Week. Tutoring resumes after Spring Break. Thank you!
StarBurst Presentation for MDW, Monday, 3/13/17 @ 1 pm. Admission $1 per student.
Starburst Acts have been selected and are posted in the front lobby window @ MDW
Starburst Performances will be on Monday & Tuesday, 3/13 & 3/14/17. Evening performance will be Monday @ 6 pm.
Parents please be advised that we have a lot of coats left in the lost and found box. If your child is missing a coat please check in at the office.
StarBurst Try-outs today & tomorrow, 2/27/17-2/28/17, after school
Check MDW Events for upcoming Basketball Tournament, sponsored by: Project Graduation
No School on Monday, February 20th, in observance of President's Day
Spring Pictures are scheduled for March 2nd @ MDW. Additional info to follow
Parents: Just a reminder that tomorrow evening @ 6 pm. MDW will host Family Movie Night. Free Admission, and Free Concessions.
Special thanks to the paraprofessionals at MDW for all the hard work they do. Each of you are an asset to our school!
MDW Family Movie Night presenting TROLLS, the movie on February 16th @ 6 pm in the MDW Gym FREE popcorn, drink, & candy
Congratulations to the MDW Chess Team on their high scores today and to Kenan Ogden for winning 1st place.
No School Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
ABBIT has been rescheduled for Friday, January 13th.
Attention Parents: The ABBIT Assembly, 11-17-16, times have been changed. Please refer to the news feed for your class scheduled time
Update on the Zoo Trip: Buses are leaving Memphis now. They have advised us it will be closer to 5:30.
Students attending the Zoo Trip today will be returning this afternoon at 4:30 pm. Parents please make plans to pick up your child at MD.
Student Council will be hosting "Wear a Costume Day" on Monday, October 31st. See news for details.
LifeTouch will be here to do retakes on December 1st
Parents: If your child has outstanding meal charges that need to be paid, please make necessary arrangements to clear those up as soon as possible.
To access the Home Access Center-Click Explore on our website, select your school, Click Explore again. Listed under the Parents header.
Parents please remember when arriving on campus to check in with your drivers license in the office.
Parents please Be Aware: Buses are running late today about 15 minutes.
A fiber optic line has been cut in our area and is causing us to experience outages with our phones. We hope to have this resolved soon.
You can now apply for school meal benefits online! See our Nutrition page for video and link to the form. http://goo.gl/wx70KL
MDW Orientation Nights Are as follows: August 9th: 3rd grade @ 5:30-6:30. 5th grade follows @ 6:30-7:30. August 11th: 4th grade @ 5:40-6:30. 6th grade to follow @ 6:30-7:30
2016 MDW Student Orientation August 9th 3rd grade: 5:30-6:30. 5th grade: 6:30-7:30 in the Gym. August 11th, 4th grade: 5:30-6:30. 6th grade: 6:30-7:30 in the Gym. Info packets will be handed out
The 2016-2017 yearly calendar has been posted here: http://5il.co/9dn It is also located under the "Explore" menu on our website.
Pocahontas Public Schools is proud to announce the launch of our new website. The website is now fully integrated with our App and Social Media accounts. www.pocahontaspsd.com
Summer Backpack Food Program pickups will be on Thursdays, between the hours of 3:30-5:30 pm weekly. For more information you may contact Shannon Barr at the MDW office @ 870-892-4573
Dear Parent/Guardian, We still have students with outstanding meal charges that need to be paid. If you are one that is in question, then please contact our office, or contact the district Food Service Officer Patty Moore, at (870) 892-4573 ext 5030, in order to take care of your outstanding charges. Thank you in advance for your attention in this matter. Mr. Fish
Due to a threat of weather on Wednesday, the 3rd & 4th graders will participate in Field & Track Day on Monday afternoon, 5/23/16. Concessions will be available. All students will need a bottled wat
5th Grade Parents: The Buses have gone thru Tuckerman and are on schedule to arrive at 4 pm.
Attention 5th Grade Parents: Please be advised that the students are in route back to school and the projected arrival time is 4 pm. We would like to ask that each parent, with a student on the filed trip, be here in time to collect their child as the bus arrives.
Attention 6th Grade Parents: Buses leaving Memphis at 2:40 pm and is on schedule to arrive at MDW by 4:30 pm. Please make arrangements to be here to pick up your child by then.
ABBIT Assembly, Friday, 5/20/16 8:30 am: 4th Grade 9:45 am: 6th Grade 10:45: 5th Grade 2:00 pm: 3rd Grade
4th Grade Students and Parents: tomorrow, April 29th, will be the 4th Grade Field trip to see Jungle Book. Mr. Fish wishes to announce that students will not be permitted to have electronics tomorrow on the field trip. It is for the concern of the students property safety that this request is being made.
Tuesday, April 26th, the Pocahontas Public Schools will have an early (2:25 pm) dismissal for SEGP. Also, be advised that tutoring will be cancelled on Tuesday, 4/26/16 & 4/27/16. Thank you!
ABBIT Assembly Friday, April 15th. Schedule is as follows: 8:30 am: 3rd Grade 9:30 am: 4th Grade 10:30 am: 6th Grade 1 pm: 5th Grade
NWEA Testing begins April 11th - 15th of next week.
Attention: 6th Grade Students & Parents you may download a form for an athletic physical from the Pocahontas MDW webpage.
Cookie Dough has Arrived.. you may pick up now until 6 pm this evening. Thanks!
Town Hall Meeting April 14th beginning at 5 p.m. Hosted by the Randolph County Cornerstone at the Pocahontas First United Methodist Church. Alcohol & Drug Awareness Prevention in our community
COOKIE DOUGH DELIVERY INFORMATION The cookie Dough will arrive on April 7th. and will be available for parents to pick up their orders in the MDW Gym during the hours of 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Parents: we do not have storage capability to hold uncollected orders. Please make arrangements to pick up your order by 6 pm.
March 14th: Starburst Performance (in the gym) 8:30 am = 5th & 6th Grades 12:30 pm = 3rd & 4th Grades Fund Raiser Monies Due today... March 16th: Business Expo (GT Students) Bus leaves at 7:30 am.
Reader's Cafe Fund Raiser going on now at MDW. Deadline is March 14th. Students who sell 20 items will receive a FREE Kindle.
LifeTouch will be here tomorrow to take class pictures. Cost is $12 each. Checks are to be made payable to LifeTouch.
There is an updated version of our App for Android Phones now available in the Google Play Store. https://goo.gl/FYMQZq
5th & 6th Grade Students are hosting Muffins for Moms tomorrow @ MDW Cafeteria beginning at 7:30 am.
Valentine Day Parties @ MD Williams Intermediate Friday, February 12th, 2016 Will be at Teacher's Discretion & Times TBA
Congratulations to Zoey Chadwick and Jaxon Dunham-Smith for having their stories selected for use in this year's Story Store production. Elements from their stories will be used in a stage production that will be performed by the Williams Baptist College theatre department.
Please be advised, the Deer, Turkey, Camel & Jet buses will run snow routes this afternoon. All other buses will run regular routes.
RANDOLPH CO. SPELLING BEE HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THIS EVENING and has been rescheduled for January 25th @ 6 pm.
January 22, ABBIT Program in the MDW Gym 3rd grade: 8:30 4th grade: 9:30 6th grade: 10:30 5th grade: 1 pm
Attention: 4th Grade Science Students Mrs. Jenkins has request that you check-out the following website regarding Earthquakes. http://facts.randomhistory.com/earthquake-facts.html#.VpaJElE_4qA.email
MD Williams Students and Faculty enjoyed a day of Lady Red Wolf Basketball today at ASU! https://www.facebook.com/AStateRedWolves/videos/946923895343164/
School will be closed November 23-27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. May each of you have a safe & happy holiday!
Watch your Pocahontas Redskins take on the Star City Bulldogs, live Friday at 7:00pm http://livestream.com/pocahontaspsd-tv/events/4521216