Sloan-Hendrix Public School

Preserving Yesterday, Excelling Today, Preparing for Tomorrow

Sloan-Hendrix Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Lisa Holland for being selected as the High School Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Valerie Matheny for being selected as Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Mr. Mert Sharp for being selected as Classified Employee of the Year. Congratulations to all three very deserving recipients!


Sloan-Hendrix at Arkansas Teenage Rodeo Association Year End Finals

Several Sloan-Hendrix students to part in the Arkansas Teenage Rodeo Association (ATRA) Year End Finals held Saturday, May 22 in El Paso, Arkansas. Their placements were

Jr Boys 11-14

  • Wyatt Mitchell - 4th place in the Chute Dogging / 20th place in All Around Cowboy

  • Stetson Wall - 2nd place in the Team Roping (heading) / 6th place in the All Around Cowboy

  • Hunter Mitchell - 8th place in the Team Roping (heeling) / 21st place in All Around Cowboy

Sr High 15-19

  • Paige Mitchell - 16th in Barrel Racing / 7th place in Breakaway Roping / 15th in Team Roping/ 21st place All Around Cowgirl

  • Ethan Lingenfelter - 2nd place in Tie-down Roping / 3rd place in Team Roping/ 4th place Ribbon Roping / 4th place All Around Cowboy

  • Tyler Wall - 6th Place Chute Dogging/ 10th place Team Roping/ 8th place All Around Cowboy

  • Garrett Mitchell - 11th place in Chute Dogging/ 19th place in Team Roping/ 14th place All Around Cowboy

  • Eli Gosha- 9th Place in the Team Roping/ 19th place All Around Cowboy

  • Walker Sexton - 11th place Team Roping/ 22nd place All Around Cowboy

  • Chandler Moore - 12th place Team Roping/ 23rd place All Around Cowboy

Left to right: Karen Davis, Libby Seftar, Alivia Sorg, Allie Carr, and Valerie Matheny

Literacy Teacher Receives Award

Mrs. Valerie Matheny, a fifth grade literacy teacher at Sloan-Hendrix received the My Reason to Write Award because of her dedication to fostering student writing. Two of her students, Allie Carr and Alivia Sorg received recognition for their essays concerning vaping and smoking in the Project Prevent 2021 writing contest sponsored by Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the NEA Educational Co-op. Presenting the awards were Karen Davis and Libby Seftar.