buy Norvasc buy Zocor online buy Wellbutrin buy Prednisone online buy Proscar no prescription buy Tadalafil without prescription Professional Levitra without prescription buy Abilify Diflucan without prescription buy Prednisone citalopram without prescription cheap GreenLine Pharmacy Kamagra no prescription buy Pepcid online
click to enable zoom
Loading Maps logo

Quest Middle School Approved in West Little Rock For Our Building!

  • slider

Quest Middle School Location

Article Written By: Meredith Mitchell

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV)- It’s official, parents in west Little Rock will have the option of sending their child to a middle school closer to home.

After an appeal from the public schools, the Arkansas board of Education decided on Friday to uphold their decision to allow for Quest Charter School to open this August.

It’s an area of town where there are currently no secondary schools. The Quest Charter School will change that.

Gary Newton, a parent and CEO of Arkansas Learns said the new School will finally provide frustrated parents in West Little Rock an option in secondary education.

“This area has been neglected for so long, generations now have gone to private school, home school, there are many examples of people actually moving, which is an economic development disaster for the community.”

Newton claimed that the Little Rock School District has failed to meet the growing demand for public secondary education in west Little Rock.

Newton said the district built a new elementary school, but those students feed into a middle school half away across town.

“You create the largest elementary school in the Little Rock School District immediately. It’s so successful that you cut out Pre-K because you need the seats.”

The charter school will begin with 220 6th through 8th graders and eventually add a grade every year for a high school.

Newton said the school will be located in an empty strip mall space along Rahling Road.

“It’s an option. It’s a choice. The whole idea is to make parents consumers. To give them options. To not trap kids in a failed system.”

Newton said while the charter does give more options to those living on the west side of town, enrollment will be open to everyone.

He’s hopeful that the Little Rock school district will follow through on establishing secondary education in West Little Rock. “Our wish was to stop begging, to get busy, create something, but still stand shoulder to shoulder with our traditional district, because it has to be excellent. If it’s not excellent than our community is doomed.”

Students will be chosen for the Quest Charter School from a blind lottery. Enrollment will begin as early as late February.

The Little Rock School District has purchased land off Highway 10, but no timeline for when they will begin construction on a secondary school.

To read the original article and watch the video clip click on the following link:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Client’s Testimonials

    "Working with Rees Commercial was easy and professional. They got my office space ready in a timely manner to fit my business needs. Even though my office is a small operation, it is nice to know Rees Commercial is big enough to provide options for my office as we grow. John Rees, Sr. & John Aaron Rees, Jr. are helpful, friendly and very trust worthy people that hold their business to a high standard. Thank you Rees Commercial!"
    Paul Robertson
    Brokerage Resources

    "I worked with John Rees and John Aaron Rees for many years closing their real estate transactions. Their superior knowledge and understanding of the concepts of commercial real estate development, finance and management is proven in the quality of their projects. Each of their undertakings are well thought out and organized. Their beliefs and positive attitude make them a pleasure to work with!"
    Rod Cameron
    Lenders Title Company

    “I rented from John Rees, Sr. and his son John Aaron Rees, Jr. for 8 years. John Aaron is a sweet, intelligent, caring young man and he never hesitates to let you know that he cares. John Sr. stays busy with his properties so you don’t see him very often. But, John Aaron Rees Jr. makes sure to stop by your shop when he comes to a building you rent and says hi. He always made me feel like he cared for me. In fact, they cared so much about my well-being when my illnesses took their toll they showed great compassion when I could no longer lease from them and showed great understanding.”
    Kelly Bergain
    Your Computer People