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Superintendent Message

Welcome to Marked Tree School District, Home of the Indians!  
 
It is an honor to work in the Marked Tree School District.  Since the fall of 2002, I have worked in some capacity at our district.  My journey in Marked Tree started off as a science teacher and coach before moving to the principal in 2009.  Eventually, I became the superintendent in 2017.  As I have said before, Marked Tree isn't part of my journey, it is my destination.  There is no place I'd rather be and no kids I'd rather work with than the students of this district. 
 
There are many changes that have taken place over the past two years, but there will be even more this year.  Our third through sixth grade teachers are moving into new classrooms, construction is continuing on new areas of the school, there is a new food service program on both campuses, and our students are growing as a result of aligned curriculums and interventions...as well as the hard work of many teachers.  We hope this is evidence to you that we are working hard to build success into our everyday routine.
 
In the fall of 1981, I started my educational journey at Marked Tree.  During that time, I learned so much from the teachers and community.  It is my sincere hope to give back to the community that gave me so much.  It is also a privilege to have both of my daughters begin their educational journey in the town in which I started my beginning.  Over the coming years, I hope my kids will learn how to "conquer and prevail", just as many have while in our schools.  
 
Should you need any help or assistance while in our district or community, feel free to contact me at (870) 358-2913 or email me at wrightm@mtree.k12.ar.us.
 
Sincerely,
Matt Wright