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Welcome to the Viola Public School District website. We trust that you will find our website useful in your search for information about our school district and its programs. Please feel free to browse all of our pages using the navigation menu for the latest information concerning our schools and students.


2016-2017 District Calendar


Here is the School Board approved calendar for the 2016-2017 school year.
Please click here for the District Calendar.


2016 Student Council 5K Run-Walk


The Viola High School 2016-2017 Student Council is sponsoring a 5K Run-Walk. The race will take place at the Viola City Park on Saturday, October 8, 2016 beginning at 8:00 AM. There are six age divisions, with awards being given to the male and female winner in each division. Each partcipant will receive an official Viola 5K T-Shirt. The entry fee is $20 in advance, and $25 on race day. The deadline to drop off the race form is Friday, October 7, 2016.
Please click here for the 5K Race Form.



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Immunization Requirements


Immunization requirements that began with the 2014-2015 school year will continue to be in effect for the 2016-2017 school year.
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Destruction of Records Notice


Notice is hereby given that Viola School District intends to destroy the temporary records of all students who exited its special education program either during or prior to the 2009-2010 school year. In accordance with federal and state laws, special education records are maintained for five years after the student exits the special education program. A permanent record of the student’s name, exit and/or last evaluation date is maintained in perpetuity. The purpose of destruction is to protect the student from improper and unauthorized disclosure of confidential information contained within the file.

You may contact Superintendent John May at Viola Schools by calling 870-458-2221 for further information.



Public Child Find Notice


All responsible public agencies are required to locate, evaluate, and identify children with disabilities who are under the jurisdiction of the agency, regardless of the severity of the disability, including children attending private schools, highly mobile children, such as migrant and homeless children, and children who are suspected of having a disability and in need of special education even though they are advancing from grade to grade. The Board of Education of the Viola School District assure that they will provide a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) to all eligible children with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21 under its jurisdiction. Disabilities include autism, deaf/blindness, emotional disorders, hearing impairment and deafness, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairments, specific learning disabilities, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment/blindness and young child with a developmental delay.
The Board of Education of the Viola School District assures that they will provide information and referral services necessary to assist the State in the implementation of early intervention services for infants and toddlers eligible for the Arkansas First Connection program.
The Board of Education of the Viola School District assures that personally identifiable information collected, used, or maintained by the agency for the purposes of identification, evaluation, placement or provision of FAPE of children with disabilities may be inspected and/or reviewed by their parents/guardians. Parents/guardians may request amendment to the educational record if the parent/ guardian believes the record is inaccurate, misleading, or violates the privacy or other right of the their child. Parents have the right to file complaints with the U.S. Department of Education or the Arkansas Department of Elementary and Secondary Education concerning alleged failures by the district to meet the requirements of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
The Board of Education of the Viola School District have developed a Local Compliance Plan for the implementation of State Regulations for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This plan contains the agency’s policies and procedures regarding storage, disclosure to third parties, retention and destruction of personally identifiable information and the agency’s assurances that services are provided in compliance with the General Education Provision Act (GEPA). This plan may be reviewed in the Superintendent’s office during regular school hours.
Local school districts in the State of Arkansas are required to conduct an annual census of all children with disabilities or suspected disabilities from birth to age twenty-one (21) that reside in the district. This census must be compiled by December 1 of each year. This information is treated as confidential and must include: name of child/parent/legal guardian’s name/address; birth date and age of child; the child’s disability; and the services provided to the child. If you have a child with a disability or know of a child with a disability who is not attending the public school, please contact your district school at one of the following locations:
        Superintendent’s Office 870-458-2323             Elementary School 870-458-2511             High School 870-458-2213