CCSS Student Video Contest

2014 Contest Submissions


The Arkansas Department of Education received twenty-five submissions for the Arkansas's Education for a New Generation: 2014 Student Video Contest. The top five submissions are listed in the order they were ranked by the review panel that utilized a two-tier rubric to evaluate the entries; the remaining twenty are listed by school district in alphabetical order.

Winning Entry

Little Rock School District, Chicot Primary School



Covenant Keepers College Preparatory Charter School, Covenant Keepers
Cedarville School District, Cedarville High School
Wynne School District, Wynne Intermediate School
Bentonville School District, Bentonville High School
Video - From the Source


Other Submissions

Benton School District, Benton High School
Video - New Opportunities
Benton School District, Benton Junior High School
Video - Benton's Education for a New Generation
Benton School District, Benton Middle School
Video - Learning More with Common Core
Bryant School District, Collegeville Elementary School
Video - What Does the Core Say?
Cabot School District, Cabot Junior High School
Video - CJHS News Common Core Report
Cross County School District, Cross County High School
Video - Culture of Change with CCSS
Emerson-Taylor School District, Emerson Elementary School
Video - We Are Common Core
Gentry School District, Gentry Intermediate School
Video - Common Core Is So Much More
Greenbrier School District, Greenbrier Junior High School
Video - How the Common Core State Standards Have Affected Greenbrier Junior High School
Hamburg School District, Hamburg High School
Video - Hamburg Supports Common Core
Jasper School District, Oark Elementary School
Jackson School District, Swifton Middle School
Video - Swifton Middle School & Common Core
Lakeside School District, Lakeside High School
Lisa Academy, Lisa Academy North
Video - I Am Common Core
Mountain Home School District, Pinkston Middle School
Video - We Are the Core; We Are Not Common
South Conway County School District, Morrilton Junior High School
Video - Saved by Common Core
Springdale School District, Hellstern Middle School
Video - Common Core: A Hellstern Remix
Springdale School District, Sonora Middle School
Video - Lights! Camera! CCSS
Springdale School District, Willis D. Shaw Elementary School
Video - What Makes Willis D. Shaw Elementary Successful?
Wynne School District, Wynne High School
Video - Common Core is Better!


All schools listed are invited to upload their submitted video production to YouTube and submit the hyperlink to to have their video link added.

For more information, please contact:

Stacy Smith, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-7442

Alphabetical List of Topics

Common Core