August 25, 2016
– Chris James, Event Chair and Promoter for Colors of Love Art and Multicultural Festival. The Roots Art Connection presents Colors of Love Art and Multicultural Festival, Saturday, August 27th from 11am-6pm at Argenta Plaza on the corner of Main Street & 6th Street in North Little Rock. There will be Art, Food, Cultural Exchanges, Live Music, Vendors and more! Some of the performers include DJ Lee, Music My Way (LR Boys & Girls Club), Miss Teen Tours, Poet’s Mic, Neff & Friends & many others. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-366-3793 for visit “Colors of Love Art & Multiculural Festival” on Facebook.
– Michael Poore, Little Rock School District (LRSD) Superintendent. Mike Poore was selected as the Superintendent in the LRSD in June 2016, making the transition from Bentonville, where he served as superintendent for five years. A veteran educator with more than 32 years of experience as a teach, coach, athletic director, assistant principal, principal, and executive director, Poore has dedicated his life’s work to students. Including his tenure in Bentonville. Poore has served in top administrative roles over the past 13 years, as deputy superintendent in Colorado Springs, Colorado and as superintendent of Sheridan School District in Denver, Colorado.
- Community Walks – Poor & a small group of LRSD staff and district supporters go door-to-door, visiting with stakeholders on designated Saturdays and evenings in each district’s seven zones.
- Nightly Call to Parents and Staff
- Stakeholder Engagement Meetings
- Town Hall Meetings
- Facebook Live Roundtable Discussion
- Think Tank Events
- Daily Visits to Schools
- Regular Video Messages _ “A Minute with Mike”
For more information, visit www.lrsd.org or the Little Rock School District’s Facebook page. Superintendent Mike Poore’s Twitter account is @michaelpoore1.