purple star

Here is some news worth celebrating! 

Did you know that as of October 2022, all five of our schools and our district have earned "Purple Star" status! The Arkansas Purple Star School Award recognizes schools and school districts that show a major commitment to serving students and families connected to our nation’s armed forces. This achievement underscores our ongoing efforts to support military students and their families, ensuring they have a welcoming and inclusive educational environment. It is a testament to the dedication of our staff who work diligently to meet the unique needs of military-connected students. We are proud to be a symbol of excellence in serving these families and are motivated to continue our mission of providing a quality education to all of our students!

Read on to learn more about what it means to be a Purple Star school and district:

Symbol of Dedication: The Purple Star designation allows Beebe School District and its schools to proudly display the Arkansas Purple Star School logo, showcasing their steadfast commitment to military families and their unique needs.

Recognition Beyond Borders: In addition to the emblem, Beebe School District is recognized on the Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education website. 

A Joint Initiative: The Arkansas Purple Star School program is a collaborative effort between the Arkansas Council for Military Children and the Arkansas Department of Education. This partnership highlights the collective commitment to creating a nurturing and supportive educational environment for military families.

Extra Mile for Military Families: Beebe School District and its schools have consistently gone the extra mile to provide military-connected students and their families with support services, resource networks, counseling, and tailored educational assistance. It is not just an award; it's a reflection of the district's deep commitment.

Community Pride: The Purple Star designation is not just a district achievement; it is a source of community pride. Our goal is to send a clear message to military families that they are valued, not just by the district but by the entire community.

The Purple Star designation is a symbol of Beebe School District's dedication to serving those who serve our nation. We are excited to share this achievement and continue our mission of providing exceptional educational opportunities for all students, including those who are part of military families. 

Visit https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/... for more information on the Arkansas Purple Star School program.