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October, 2017

  • 10 October

    U of A Rich Mountain’s Meet the Staff: Tonya Boydstun

    Tonya Boydstun joined the UA Rich Mountain family as a faculty member in the fall 2013. In her role as the School of Cosmetology Coordinator and Instructor, she provides hands-on practicum experience and classroom instruction to her students. Tonya is an alumna of Barton High School, obtained a Certificate of Proficiency in Cosmetology and completed the Instructor of Cosmetology program ...

  • 10 October

    Mena Middle EAST Flips Classroom

    CONTRIBUTED BY WHITNEY DILBERT – On Wednesday, September 28, 2017 EAST students, Grayson Fairless, Whitney Dilbert, and Cadence Barnes, taught sixth and eighth graders about Veterans. All three of the girls prepared lessons and activities for the classes.  The presentations included information on major wars, including the number of casualties.  The sixth graders enjoyed being taught by the girls. And ...

  • 10 October

    U of A Rich Mountain’s Meet the Staff

    This October, Charlotte Wiles celebrates her 16th anniversary at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. Of the 16 years at the College, she has served as the Director of the AR Career Pathways Initiative Program on campus for the past ten years. Charlotte is an alumna of Smithville High School, obtained an AAS in Computer Systems Technology from the University ...

  • 10 October

    Acorn Elementary Announces Sept. Students of the Month

    School officials have announced the September Students of the Month from Acorn Elementary School.  Students chosen have displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance. Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises provided lunch and games. Pictured are: Front Row: Cody Rusert, Kindergarten, son of Dusty and Samantha Rusert; Kaidon McQueen, 1st grade, son of Rodney and Diana ...

  • 6 October

    School Lunch Menus: October 9-13, 2017

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Variety cereal, breakfast pizza, parfait, bananas, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Beef taco salad, chicken nuggets, brown rice, corn, mixed fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. High School: Taco salad, chicken nuggets, baked potato bar, brown rice, wheat crackers, corn, mixed fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Variety cereal, biscuit, sausage & cheese, parfait, peaches, juice, ...

  • 6 October

    WES Announces Star Students

    Wickes Elementary School has announced their “September Star Students.” Pictured are: Back Row (L-R): Zachary McCormick, Justin Bell, Jaylee Pollard, Landrey Richardson, Thomas Goethals, Johan Ortega; Middle Row (L-R): Nathan Ugarte, Adileni Herrera, LJ Blackmon, Yeshle Campuzano, Jerry Antonio; Front Row (L-R): Kevin Marrufo, Santana Hernandez, Jake Speight, Parker Sullivan, Remington Winer, Bentley Deaton.

  • 5 October

    Cossatot River FCS Celebrates National Bring Your Bible to School Day

    Cossatot River High School Fellowship of Christian Student (FCS) members celebrated National Bring your Bible to School Day on October 5th. FCS gave rewards for those who brought Bibles and also handed out free Bibles to students who wanted one. Area churches added to the event by donating Bibles and candy.  Cossatot River High School FCS meets during lunch each Wednesday with ...

  • 5 October

    CRHS Launches Power of ICU Program

    Cossatot River High School has launched the “Power of ICU” program that hopes to keep students on track with their assignments. ICU is an academic support system for students and a communication tool for teachers and parents that is built around a school-wide electronic database that tracks missing assignments. “All students completing all assignments is the foundation of this program,” ...

  • 3 October

    HHE Launches 2nd Annual Pop Pop Shoppe Fundraiser

    SUBMITTED – “WE”, as the students and staff of Holly Harshman Elementary are known, are proud to announce their partnership with the Pop Pop Shop for their 2nd annual popcorn fundraiser. Last year, WE earned enough from their sales to make some changes to the playground.  They were able to replace the old wood walkway with a concrete ramp so ...

  • 3 October

    MHS Students Taking Pet Food Donations

    The Mena High School Alternative Learning Department is hosting a Cat/Dog Food Drive to assist the Humane Society of the Ouachitas. Students are asking citizens to donate a bag or two of feed for cats or dogs. There is a box in the high school office to drop donations in. Donations will be collected daily by the students. For more ...