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November, 2019

  • 13 November

    Acorn Elementary Students of the Month for October

    Kindergarten: Ashleigh Rios, Emalynn Ledbetter (not pictured); 1st Grade: Wyatt Matthews, Jeffery Robertson,  Vayden Bayne (not pictured); 2nd Grade: Tinley Pearce, Jozie Daniels; 3rd Grade: Mason Hart, Janice Gonzalez; 4th Grade: Payson Belcher, Addi Ledbetter (not pictured); and 5th Grade: Karma Christiana, Ben Lickly.                                  ...

  • 13 November

    That’s Some High Quality H2O at Wickes Elementary

    Wickes Elementary has a new water bottle filling station. Gloria Pritchett, 5 th and 6th grade writing teacher, lead the project called “Cold H2O” on the DonorsChoose.org website. Funding for the filling station was provided by 19 donors. Some donors were local residents while other donations came from out of state and from nationally recognized companies. Johnson & Johnson funded ...

  • 6 November

    James K. Polk DAR Shines The Light On Outstanding Mena Students

    The James K Polk Chapter NSDAR drove more than 300 miles in two days to six school districts in Polk and Montgomery Counties  to deliver Constitution booklets for middle  school and high school American History  Classes. They also gave each of the eleven teachers a folder of supplemental work containing U.S. Constitution Week materials that the teachers could use during  ...

  • 6 November

    Martin Marietta Foundation Donates to UA Rich Mountain Foundation…

    Salomon Hernandez, Site Manager for Martin Marietta in Wickes, presented Dr. Diann Gathright, Director of the UA Rich Mountain Foundation a gift for scholarships from the Marietta Foundation. Hernandez expressed the company’s appreciation for the work the college does in the community as well as the educational opportunities that are provided locally. He indicated that Martin Marietta strongly supports furthering ...

  • 6 November

    Acorn High School All A’s Honor Roll

    1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll All A’s 7th Grade: Colten Quebedeaux, Hailee Shores, and Jordan Wagner 8th Grade: Nicholi Carrillo, Kenzie Daniels, Kensey Rosson, and Sophie Strasner 9th Grade: Brookelyn Goss, Addyson Prewett, Emily Whorton, and Jayden Willborg 10th Grade: Damian Bohlman, Kiersten Larucci, Abigail Nance, and Justice Neufeld 12th Grade: Makenna Goss, Sophie Jackson, Brickie Sachs, Maria Testoni, and ...

  • 6 November

    Acorn High School A’s and B’s Honor Roll

    1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll A’s & B’s 7th Grade: Rebecca Bloodworth, Christian Christiana, Damon Cruz, and Karli Davis 8th Grade: Randy Dill, Daisy Dollar, Noah Holland, Ava Smith-Hawley, Sarah Sullivan, and Sarah Tedder 9th Grade: Jonathan Bodkin, Charish Hill, Michael Laing, Reed McGee, Rachael Miller, Dakota Sullivan, and Rachael Weddle 10th Grade: Jacob Lyle, Tony Reyes, Lauren Treat, and ...

October, 2019

  • 30 October

    Cossatot River High Audition for the South Arkansas All-Region Choir

    Twenty-five senior high Cossatot River High choir members traveled to Lakeside High School on Saturday, October 12 to audition for the South Arkansas All-Region Choir.  A total of 833 students from 43 different high schools auditioned for spots in the prestigious choir.  Cossatot River had a total of 19 singers earn chairs.  Basses back row L to R:  JT Miller, ...

  • 30 October

    Cossatot River Junior High Audition for the Southwest Arkansas Junior High All-Region Choir

    On Saturday, October 19 twenty-seven Cossatot River junior high students traveled to Arkadelphia High School and auditioned for the Southwest Arkansas Junior High All-Region Choir.  Nineteen students earned chairs in the choir and 2 more are first alternates.  These students will sing in a formal concert on Friday, November 8 in Benton.  Tyler Graham earned 1st chair in the bass ...

  • 30 October

    MRHS Emergency Department RNs Recognized…

    Jennifer Philpot and Amisha Mosley, Mena Regional Health System Emergency Department RNs, were recently presented AR Saves Awards for Excellence from the UAMS Center for Distance Health.  The awards were presented for outstanding performance and lasting contributions to stroke patients in Arkansas.  Many lives have been saved through the AR Saves Stroke Program available at Mena Regional Health System.  If ...

  • 30 October

    Acorn FCCLA: A Look At Tomorrow’s Leaders…

    Acorn FCCLA attended the FCCLA District 6 Planning & Election Meeting held at Dardanelle High School on October 23rd.  Lulu Quebedeaux was elected the 2020-2021 District 6 Vice President of Parliamentary Law and Kenzie Daniels was elected the 2020-2021 District 6 Vice President of Community Service.  These students have exhibited wonderful leadership qualities and we are proud of their accomplishments. ...