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Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School

At Lighthouse Academies, we prepare our scholars through rigorous programs that provide them with a foundation that will allow them to succeed in and graduate from college. Our unique arts-infused curriculum, emphasis on social development and integration of diverse cultural opportunities augments learning and broadens horizons.

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Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 317
Grades: K-8
Date Opened:
Principal: Mrs. Q. Bryant & Ms. R. Smith

Features

  • Work Hard, Get Smart ELO Program
  • IXL Math Night
  • Literacy Night
  • SHINE Character  Program
  • Opportunities for students to be instructed in small groups
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on writing and thinking critically
  • Development of Individualized Learning Plans for each student
  • Gifted and Talented Program

Annual Events

  • I AM Lighthouse
  • Young Lions Fest
  • Science and Math Fair
  • Art Exhibit
  • Showtime at Lighthouse
  • Donuts with Dad
  • Muffins with Mom
  • Family Movie Night
  • Holiday Extravaganza
  • Back to School "Block Party"
  • PBLCS "Pumpkin Patch" Competition
  • Spelling Bee
  • Valentine's Ball

Extracurricular Activities

  • Vocal Music
  • Dance Team
  • Student Council
  • Fire Marshalls
  • Serious Young Gentlemen Club
  • Serious Young Ladies Club
  • Lighthouse Ambassadors
  • Boy's/Girl's Basketball
  • Drumline
  • Journalism Club

Partnerships

  •  The Lightkeepers Parent Boosters
  • Teach for America
  • MLK Commission
  • The Arts and Science Center of Southeast Arkansas
  • Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas
  • Delta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc
  • Jefferson County Afterschool 4-H Club
  • ICVR/ Pen or Pencil

Announcements

PBLCS is a Title I Schoolwide School. The school improvement process system is open for parents and the community to view progress of the school's improvement effort. The system is called INDISTAR. The website address is http://www.indistar.org, Login information is below. Indistar Guest Login - Password / GuestD5009 - GuestD5009 Accreditation Status 2015.16- Accredited PBLCS has a Priority Status Check out the new website for the Gifted and Talented Program.

Calendar

December 2016

  • 15th Christmas Show
  • 16th End of 2nd Quarter
  • 19th-30th Christmas Break

January 2017

  • 2nd No School (Professional Development)
  • 3rd Scholars Return
  • 13th Parent Teacher Conference (Early Dismissal 12pm)
  • 16th No School

Board of Director's Meeting- Location: Pine Bluff Lighthouse Library

  • December 13, 2016 @ 12:30
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PBLCS Scholars participate in the University of Arkansas of Pine Bluff Homecoming Parade.  One of the largest events for the city.
Scholars at PBLCS participate in the University of Pine Bluff Homecoming Parade. One of the largest events of the city.

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School Leaders

Co-Principal (Grades Kindergarten-3)

Quawana Bryant

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Mrs. Bryant was a founding Kindergarten teacher and the Teacher Leader Fellow for the Lower Academy of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School. She has almost a decade of experience as an educator. Prior to joining Lighthouse, Mrs. Bryant was the Curriculum Specialist at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Child Enrichment Center. She is a graduate of Henderson State University with a degree in Education.
Co-Principal (Grades 4-8)

Renea Smith

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Ms. Renea Smith has been a member of the Lighthouse Network since 2014. She has served as the Director of Gifted and Talented & ESL services for the Arkansas Region and as Director of Teacher Leadership for Jacksonville Upper Academy. She has over 5 years of experience in education. Prior to joining Lighthouse, Ms. Smith was the Gifted and Talented Facilitator for Pulaski County Special School District. She is a graduate from University of Arkansas at Little Rock
School Culture Coordinator

Ryan Geggiar

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Mr. Ryan Geiggar alone with an elite talented, knowledgeable, and caring team of educators stand anxiously awaiting the challenge of providing the best educational opportunity for your scholar. Mr. Geiggar who is a graduate of University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, has devoted his entire life to the care, development and growth of children. He has served the community of Pine Bluff as a youth sport coach, church committee official, mentor, and scholarship advisor. He has spent the last 3 year providing Mental Health and Behavior Health Services to children in all school districted located in Jefferson County. He has promise to devote all of his time an energy to the development of each scholar at Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School.
School Operations Manager

Terrie Lee

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Mrs. Terrie Lee is the School Operations Manager at PBLCS. She has been with PBLCS since May 2011. Prior to joining the PBLCS team, Terrie was a Human Resources Specialist at Southeast Arkansas College in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Terrie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and her Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University. She strives for excellence and it is exemplified in her work ethic.

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Discover, achieve and prepare for success in college and beyond. We will prepare your student academically, socially and culturally to succeed in and graduate from college.  We will develop your student’s critical decision-making skills to prepare him/her for success in life.  Lighthouse Academies offers small schools, small class sizes, longer school year, and longer school day so we can provide students with a high quality education. Don’t wait – apply now to transform your child’s future!

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Are you fearless, driven and forward-thinking? We need people who want to teach, lead and transform the lives of our students. We need people who share our passion for creativity and innovation. We are committed to developing the capacity of our staff with 20 professional days each year, individual coaching and collaboration. Join us in transforming children’s futures.

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Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School

708 West 2nd Avenue, Pine Bluff, AR 71601, USA

34.2284126 -92.0095978
Tel: 870-534-0277
Fax: 870-534-0263

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