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June, 2017

  • 21 June

    Acorn Middle & High School’s Academic Awards

    The following awards were presented to students at the Academic Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Mr. Barr: Chantry Blake (Bridge to Algebra II), Matthew Nance (Geometry), Aubrey Harvey (Algebra I), Jack Ha (Algebra III). Ms. Haggard: Makenna Goss (Computer Business Applications), Heather Frady (Digital Communications III-IV), Kinzie Kyle (Digital Communications II), Kinzie Kyle (Digital Communications I), Halli Holland ...

  • 13 June

    University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Spring 2017 Honor Recipients

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain has announced the students named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List who were enrolled for the spring 2017 semester. Students named to the Chancellor’s List are full-time, current students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more, excluding developmental coursework, and earn a 4.0 grade point average or higher. The Chancellor’s List ...

  • 13 June

    Mena Middle School Academic Awards

    The 6th grade students listed below have been recognized for their outstanding performance in the following subjects: Art (Webb)- Jerrin Parsons, Dusty Davis, Kristian Pellegrino, and Crissie Womack. Tools For Learning (Ellison)- Aiden Beck, Dayton Lane, Trevin Plunkett, Luis Basillio, Beau Bledsoe, Lexi Minzel, Emily Ryan, Emmi Hines, Emma Johnson, Emily Leonard, Carmen Puckett. Wellness (Tibbett)- Beau Bledsoe, Joey Slape, ...

  • 13 June

    Acorn Elementary Announces 4th Nine Week Honor Roll

    Acorn Elementary has announced their honor roll for the 4th nine week report card. The following students have received all a’s: 2nd grade: Bailey Andrews, Joshua Bass III,  Karma Christiana, Camara Dill, Josey Dollar, Jaxon Hadley, Sarah Hopper, Dreygon Long, John McAdams, Blake Moore, Chloe Odom, Rowdi Pryor, Ace Sarabia, Gage Sarabia, Steven Walsh, Christian Warner, Michawl Webb, Ashlyn Aguilar, ...

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Acorn Students Build Important Life Skills

    Acorn’s 7th grade students learned valuable “life skills” thanks to a training session provided by Diamond Lakes on Monday, April 24. Students were provided a budget sheet that gave them an occupation ranging from pediatrician to a line cook. It then detailed their annual income and then showed them their net monthly income after taxes before they were given the ...

  • 26 April

    Mena Head Start Holding Registration

    Mena Head Start Preschool is currently accepting applications for fall enrollment. Children must be at least three years of age to qualify. Early Head Start offers early childhood education for children ages birth to three. Early Head Start also serves expectant mothers. They do not transport. For more information on Mena Head Start or Mena Early Head Start, contact them ...

  • 26 April

    Louise Durham to hold Kindergarten Registration

    Louise Durham Elementary will hold Kindergarten Registration on Thursday, April 27th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the school library.  In order to register, your child should be 5 years old on or before August 1st.  Documents needed are:  birth certificate, social security card, shot record, and documentation of a well-child physical within the last 2 years.  You may enroll your child ...

  • 26 April

    Mena Choirs to Host Spring Concert

    SUBMITTED – Mena High School Bearcat Chorus and Spotlight Singers will present their Spring concert on Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the high school Performing Arts Center.  The concert will feature a senior duet by Felix Nguyen and Szilvia Fuleki, and senior soloists Abi McPherson and Kelsey Wiggins.  Abi and Kelsey will also be featured dancers in the opening number “Sing”, ...

  • 26 April

    Reminder: Wickes Elementary to Host Registration and Pre-K Day this Week

    Wickes Elementary School will have their pre-registration screening for next year’s Kindergarten classes. Children who will be five years of age on or before August 1st, 2017 are welcome to register. The pre-registration and screening dates are April 25th, 26th, and 27th. Parents will need to bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate, social security card or military ID, ...

  • 26 April

    Vandervoort & Wickes Elementary Holds Easter Bonnet Conest

    Both Vandervoort and Wickes Elementary Schools held Easter Bonnet Contests at their campuses. Bonnets included variations of flowers, rabbits, and even chicks in a basket showing the talents and creativity of the youngsters.