Meg Holland

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Meg Holland

Ellen Smith

By:Meg Holland

Who was Ellen Smith?

~Born Nov.19,1867 Died Aug.12,1951~Married Samuel Gallatin Smith,1889~Active supporter in American Red Cross~Burried at Oak Grove Cemetery~Called by Grandchildren ''Camama.''~Good sense of humor~cow and chickens, and vegtables and flowers~First member of Conway Schools Board of Education~Excellent home cook (liked making bread)~ Had 3 children and 15 grandchildren~ Husband established first automobile agency in Conway

How has the school changed?



~140 Students~35 Students per grade~4 teachers~Grades thru sixth~Opened in 1925~1st-6th grades had one

~524 Students~100 Students per grade~34 teachers in all~Grades thru fourth~Opened in 2000~Kindergarten-7First-4Second-4Third-4Fourth-3

What kind of awards have they won?

~Golden Apple Award~Conway Reginal Health System Award~Blue Ribbon Award~2012 NCEA Higher Performing School (all subjects)~Exemplary Reading Program Award~Conway Board of Education Award~Excellence in Education Award

Who were all the principals?

~ Mrs. Lacy~ Mrs. Ford~ Mr. Ratliff~ Mr. Paul~ Mr. William Wallis~ Mr. Tommy Tyler~ Mr. John Thompson~ Mr. Woodrow Cummins~ Mr. Joe Parris~ Mr. Jim Stone~ Mr. Charlsie Little~ Mrs. Ptt Wilson

When was Ellen Smith built?

~ First Ellen Smith school built in1925~ First school closed in 1989 and did not reopen~ New school built in 2000 ( the school students are attending now)

What are ethnicity percentages?

~ Caucasion 68%~ Hispanic 11%~ African American 19%~ Asian American 1%~ Native American <1%

Interesting Facts!

~Ellen Smith taught in public school system before married~ Husband worked at car dealership known as Smith Ford~Ellen Smith school opened in her honor~ The old school was sold and is now St. Josephs Elementary ~ In 2013 Ellen Smith ranked better than 93.5% of elementary schools in Ark.~ Ellen Smith has the largest elementary school student body size in Conway school district

What year did the first Ellen Smith open?A.1899 17%B.1900 6%C.1925 43%D.2000 33%



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