Johnny Key

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Purple Star Schools

The Arkansas Purple Star School Award

The Arkansas Purple Star School Award for military-friendly schools recognizes schools that show a major commitment to serving students and families connected to our nation’s armed forces. Purple Star awardees receive a special Purple Star recognition to display in their building and are recognized on the Arkansas Department of Education website. To learn more about this honor and to learn how your school may qualify, please go to Arkansas Purple Star School Award Program Description.
Sample Board Resolution for Purple Star School Status

Purple Star School Award Recipients

The following schools in the Cabot Public School District have received the Purple Star School Award for their commitment to serving military students and their families.
  • Southside Elementary School
  • Eastside Elementary School
  • Stagecoach Elementary School
  • Mountain Springs Elementary School
  • Cabot Middle School North
  • Cabot Junior High School North
  • Cabot Freshman Academy

For more information, please contact:

John Kaminar, Military and Veterans Liaison
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 104-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-5188

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