Principal

Dr. Chris Barnes

Phone: (501) 329-2782

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Dr. Chris Barnes

Dr. Barnes possesses an extensive background in educational leadership. Prior to being principal at Carl Stuart Middle School, Dr. Barnes was the Director of Elementary Instruction at Russellville School District. Before that, Dr. Barnes led education initiatives at the state level as Director of Assessment and Accountability for the Arkansas Research Center and Deputy Director of Curriculum and Assessment at the Arkansas Department of Education. Dr. Barnes also has experience in working directly with students as a guidance counselor and as an English teacher at Rivercrest Junior High School in the Rivercrest School District. Dr. Barnes believes that middle school is a very special time for children and loves the challenge of helping students discover their talents and pushing them to achieve greatness. His wife, Tiffany, is an intervention teacher at Carolyn Lewis Elementary, where their son Jacob attends school.
BSE in English Education 7-12 from Arkansas State University; MSE in Education Administration from Arkansas State University; Ed.D. in Instruction and Curriculum Leadership with an Emphasis in Instruction and Curriculum from University of Memphis​.

Assistant Principal

 Gynger Campbell

Phone: (501) 329-2782

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Gynger Campbell

Mrs. Campbell has served the Conway Public Schools since 2012. She is a 1992 graduate of Cabot High School. She began her teaching career after earning a Bachelor's degree in education from the University of Central Arkansas. In addition, she has a Master's degree in Counseling from Harding University and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Arkansas. She has a variety of experience including serving as a classroom teacher, school counselor, coach, and bus driver. She describes her passion as making a positive difference in the lives of the students and their families. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband, attending sporting events, and traveling when time allows.
BSE Early Childhood Education from the University of Central Arkansas, MS in Counseling from Harding University, and an ED.S in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Arkansas.

Assistant Principal

 Wesley Scroggin

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Wesley Scroggin

Mr. Scroggin has been at CSMS for 34 years as a teacher and an administrator.  
BSE Industrial Technology, MSE Administration, Eds Administration all from the University of Central Arkansas.