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September, 2017

  • 22 September

    School Lunch Menus: September 25-29, 2017

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, sausage, egg & cheese biscuit, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Orange chicken, beef stir fry w/ veggies, egg roll, fried rice, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. High School: Orange chicken, beef stir fry w/ veggies, baked potato bar, pizza, egg roll, fried rice, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, ...

  • 20 September

    Maddox Honors Acorn Athletes

    [ABOVE] Ark. State Representative John Maddox recently recognized the 2016-2017 Archery Team accomplishments at the state tournament in March. The Citation from the Arkansas House of Representatives acknowledged the team ranked 8th out of 37 teams; Chancy Blake’s 1st Place overall; Brody Webb’s 4th place; and the team’s advancement to the National Tournament. Rep. John Maddox joined Coach Mindy Lyle ...

  • 18 September

    Boyd Named MHS September Teacher of the Month

    Krystal Boyd who has been announced as the Mena High School September Teacher of Month by the Orientation to Teaching classes at MHS. Lindsey Logan and Breanna Price stated that Mrs. Boyd is, “always in a good mood and makes sure students understand the concepts by working through problems with the class.” Tateli Thacker said “Mrs. Boyd is always willing ...

  • 18 September

    Louise Durham Announces Super Students

    Louise Durham Elementary Super Students for the week of September 11th are: McKenzie Jaggers, Ravyn Wilson, Violet Andrews, Ryan Walston, Brody McCauley, Bryer Landrum, Serenity Fraser, Isaiah Clovis, Aiden Miller, Madox Plunkett, Montana Sherer, Madison Fowler, Jessie Zamora, Macy Herod, Cass McBee, Skylar Bahr, Parker Baber, Melanie Cude, Makensie Maechler, Raegan Watts, Gonzalo Maldonado, and Isaias Wallstrom.

  • 18 September

    LD Receives Visit from MHS Drama

    Louise Durham Heroes had an awesome time watching the Mena High School Drama Class perform a skit recently. Members of MHS Drama travel to LD regularly to perform skits that are both entertaining and educational. They showed students how they can be ‘helpful’ – which is one of the acronyms of LD’s Hero’s Code.

  • 15 September

    School Lunch Menus: September 18-22, 2017

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, chicken biscuit, parfait, sausage link, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Frito chili pie, corn dog, corn, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. High School: Frito chili pie, corn dog, baked potato bar, pizza, corn, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, scrambled eggs w/ cheese, parfait, bacon, hash brown, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: ...

  • 13 September

    Area Students Earn Degrees at SAU’s Summer Commencement

    MAGNOLIA, AR (09/01/2017)– A total of 230 students were honored with undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Southern Arkansas University Summer Commencement ceremony on August 4, 2017. Samantha Boyette graduated with a Master of Education degree. Boyette is from Vandervoort, and was a Library Media major. Shelly Johnson graduated with a Master of Education degree. Johnson is from Grannis, and ...

  • 13 September

    Acorn High School Honor Roll

    Acorn High School recently recognized 2nd semester honor roll students from the 2016-2017 school year.  These students maintained A’s and B’s on their 3rd nine weeks, 4th nine weeks, and 2nd semester.  Students in grades 7-11 were treated to an ice cream of their choice at McDonald’s, thanks to Nidec sponsoring the students. Honor Roll students were: 6th Grade: Braylan ...

  • 12 September

    Bearcats Drop The Trojans In Hot Springs

    BY EASTON LEONARD – The Bearcats hit the road for the second game of this season and traveled to Hot Springs to take on the Trojans, September 8. Mena went into the game trying to break the winning streak of the Trojan team, who have defeated the Bearcats the last two years. And, in a game which was close for ...

  • 8 September

    School Lunch Menus: September 11-15, 2017

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, bacon, egg & cheese biscuit, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Bean & cheese burrito w/ chili topping, beef nachos, spanish rice, refried beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. High School: Bean & cheese burrito w/ chili topping, beef nachos, pizza, baked potato bar, spanish rice, refried beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, ...