Are You Smarter Than A Haas Hallian?

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Haas Hall Academy’s
signature fundraising event!

6-8 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018
Fayetteville Town Center


2018 Panelists

Shannon Starr Arcana & Kara Arcana
Carol & Ed Clifford
Doris & Kim Davis
Tiffany & Jimmy Dykes
The Honorable John Threet
as Master of Ceremonies

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2018 Auction Items


Invite up to 50 of your friends or colleagues, then pick the time and the place and let KFB Catering do the rest. This is the perfect way to host a tailgate party, graduation reception, baby shower, or holiday party for your office. KFB provides the food, tables, linens, centerpieces, serving pieces, delivery, set-up and take-down for the event of your choice.


This certificate can be used for any type of needed orthodontic treatment, such as braces, Invisalign, retainers, or whitening. Dr. Gray notes that, “this certificate is just as good for adults as it is for children, but cannot be redeemed for braces for your pet squirrel, burritos from Taco Bell, or cash.”


Experience one of the last Walton Arts Center’s AMP concerts of the season in style! This package includes 4 tickets to the Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer concert on Wednesday, September 26. Along with four tickets in a private box, the package includes VIP lounge passes, wait service at the box and VIP parking.


3day/3 night stay at Tanglewood Retreat Estate on Beaver Lake.  This luxurious home is over 5,500 square feet and features 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 2 large decks, 2 screened-in porch areas, 3 fireplaces, 2 living areas, a billiard room and a theatre room. $3000 value. Not available holiday weekends.


People around the world have discovered the fun and flavor of a traditional crawfish boil. Thanks to the Farnet family, they will bring their famous crawfish boil recipe to your home or the location of your choice for an unforgettable event! This package covers an event for 25-100 people at a graduation party, corporate event or a family gathering in the spring of 2019.


Enjoy an old-time ice cream social with 30 of your closest friends on the rooftop terrace of Walton’s Five and Dime overlooking the Bentonville Square. The terrace is a location you have to experience to believe and is not available to the general public. All staffing, ice cream, and necessities provided by The Walmart Museum. If weather turns sour, the event can be rescheduled or held inside in the third floor’s Walmart World Room.


Be one of the first people to experience NWA’s newest destination airport — Bentonville’s Thaden Field. Join a professional instructor in a tailwheel airplane that departs and returns from Thaden Field. The flight will take the auction winner to a few locations, out over the lake, and even allows the winner to fly the airplane themselves. Don’t know anything about aviation? No worries! This experience is open to newcomers as well as individuals working to get their private pilot license.


Explore a portion of Northwest Arkansas’s magnificent bike trail system with the man behind many of the Arkansas-focused trail and cycling projects, Gary Vernon. This package includes the donation of a bicycle from The Bike Route.

Why Do We Need This Event?

Haas Hall Academy is a public open-enrollment charter school that is open to anyone desiring a college-preparatory education. Many people don’t realize that in the state of Arkansas, charter schools receive 36 percent to 68 percent less funding than traditional school districts. Private support through events like these help bridge the funding gap and allows us to maintain our mission: Every Scholar, Every Day — College Bound!

Funds raised in previous years have been used to upgrade technology including the purchase of: Smart TVs, computers, and 3D printers. Funds have also been used to support student needs for purchasing uniforms, test fees, and more.

Proceeds from this year’s event will be used to provide funding for Haas Hall Academy’s award-winning publications and communications curriculum.[boc_divider divider_color=”#eeeeee”]


Eight invitations to the kick-off party, VIP seating including two tables of eight with table-side service, prominent recognition in marketing material, event website & social media, public recognition at the event, opportunity to serve as a “lifeline” for community panelists.

Six invitations to the kick-off party, VIP seating including one table of ten with table-side service, prominent recognition in marketing material, event website & social media, public recognition at the event, opportunity to serve as a “lifeline” for community panelists.

DEAN’S LIST — $2,500
Four invitations to the kick-off party, VIP seating including one table of eight with table-side service, recognition in marketing material, event, event website & social media, public recognition at the event.

Table of eight with reserved seating, recognition on event website, social media, and event program.

Four tickets with reserved seating, recognition on event website, and event program.

SCHOLAR — $500
Two tickets with reserved seating. recognition on event website, and event program.

Can’t attend the event, but still want play a part in the game? By participating at this level, you can help fund a “lifeline” for one of our panelists.

*Don’t have a full table of people you want to bring to the event? Consider sharing a sponsorship with friends!

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How Will My Donation Be Used?

Proceeds from the 2018 event will be used to provide funding for Haas Hall Academy’s award-winning publications and communications curriculum. Not only does Haas Hall Academy continue to receive national awards for its academic programs, but it is also consistently receives recognition for the work its scholars do on the school’s newspaper and literary magazine.

Haas Hall Academy’s newspaper recently won All Arkansas for the sixth year in a row at the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association. The school was also recognized as All Arkansas for the third year in the row for its literary magazine.

Funds raised from “Are You Smarter than a Haas Hallian?” will be used to enhance the communications curriculum by purchasing cameras, computers and software that is specific for use in the design and production of communication pieces for all four campuses. Funds will also be used to create Haas Hall Academy’s first video production studio. This new endeavor will give scholars the opportunity to produce and broadcast news and announcements, record and broadcast guest speakers, produce educational videos, and broadcast performance and educational programs to our extended Haas Hall Academy community.[boc_divider divider_color=”#eeeeee”]

Haas Hall Academy By The Numbers

Haas Hall Academy is a multiple national award-winning model of how a charter school can strengthen communities, inspire innovation and be a catalyst for the renewal of expectations for public education. With a 100 percent graduation rate and 100 percent college acceptance rate, Haas Hall Academy continually ranks in the top 5 percent of all public high schools in the nation.

Haas Hall Academy is ranked the number one public high school in Arkansas for the seventh consecutive year by U.S News & World Report. Haas Hall Academy is the only gold medal school in Arkansas for the fourth year in a row.

Keeping true to its mission of Every Scholar, Every Day — College Bound, Haas Hall Academy recently announced that the graduating class of 2018 was granted over $12,000,000 in scholarships from over 118 colleges and universities.

Demand for entrance into Haas Hall Academy dramatically exceeds our enrollment cap and thus uses a random anonymous lottery for admission.

For information on applying to one of our four campuses, go to Haas Hall Academy Admissions.