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January, 2017

  • 25 January

    UARM Science Club to Host 2nd Annual Science Fair

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Science Club is preparing to host their 2nd Annual Science Fair on Friday, February 17, 2017. The Science Fair will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and is open to participants from elementary to college level, including homeschool students. Participants will be awarded in at least nine categories with cash prizes and ...

  • 25 January

    University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Fall 2016 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 fall 2016 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 ...

  • 25 January

    Area Graduates Earn College Success

    Bethany Barney of Mena was honored at the Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement on December 9, 2016. Barney was an Agricultural Education major and graduated Cum Laude from the College of Science and Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree. Sydnee Curry, who attends Hendrix College, was honored for being on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. Maria ...

  • 25 January

    MHS FBLA Students Participate in District Leadership Conference

    SUBMITTED – Mena High School FBLA students recently participated in a District Leadership Conference are several placed in their respective areas of interest. Those placing were: Marc Wilson, 9th place, Introduction to Financial Math; Lance Lee, 8th place, Business Calculations; Chantal Sims, 8th place, FBLA Principles and Procedures; Aimmee Williams, 8th place, Public Speaking II; Daniel Green, 7th place, Impromptu ...

  • 24 January

    Mena High School Students Tries Out for Regional VIII All-Regional Band

    Several students from the Mena High School Band recently tried out for the Region VIII All-Region Band, with several earning chairs. Those students who earned a position in the All Region Band are: Katlin Looney- Flute, 3rd band, 3rd Chair; Telissa Smith- Bass Clarinet, 3rd band, 1st chair; David Chaney- Tenor Saxophone, 2nd band, 2nd chair; Daniel Green- Tenor Saxophone, ...

  • 24 January

    MMS’s 1st Semester Honor Roll and Merit List

    All A’S 6th grade- Beau Bledsoe, Dusty Davis, Addi Dollar, Evelyn Ellis, Evelyn Farrier, Draven Hair, Keira Hall, Brendon Heath, Emmi Hines, Emily Holloway, Aslynn Jackson, Gabriel Kelley, Emily May, Kate McDonald, Daniel McDonald, Hannah Medcalf, Taylor Nance, Paige Parnell, Gabrielle Pierce, Trevin Plunkett, Kendall Posey, Carmen Puckett, Ranessa Ricker, Alexander Rocha, Layla Sessler, Layla Spenser, Emma Threlkeld 7th grade– ...

  • 24 January

    MMS’s 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll and Merit List

    All A’S 6th grade–  Beau Bledose, Dusty Davis, Addi Dollar, Evelyn Ellis, Evelyn Farrier, Draven Hair, Keira Hall, Brendon Heath, Emmi Hines, Emily Holloway, Aslynn Jackson, Emily May, Kate McDonald, Daniel McDonald, Alexia Minzel, Taylor Nance, Paige Parnell, Gabrielle Pierce, Trevin Plunkett, Carmen Puckett, Ranessa Ricker, Alexander Rocha, Layla Sessler, Layla Spenser, Emma Threlkeld, 7th grade – Allison Bates, Katie ...

  • 20 January

    School Lunch Menus: January 23-27, 2017

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 1/23 Variety cereal, strawberry parfait, sausage link, apricots, juice, milk Tuesday 1/24 Variety cereal, pancakes w/ syrup, sausage link, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday 1/25 Variety cereal, breakfast pizza, oranges, yogurt, juice, milk Thursday 1/26 Variety cereal, sausage & cheese biscuit, jelly, bananas, yogurt, juice, milk Friday 1/27 Variety cereal, blueberry muffin, peaches, yogurt, juice, milk Acorn ...

  • 19 January

    Raeghan Weddle Claims Title of 2017 Polk County Spelling Bee Champion

    Raeghan Weddle a seventh grader from Acorn Middle School was declared the winner of the 2017 Polk County Spelling Bee held on Tuesday morning, January 17, at the Mena High School Performing Arts Center. Weddle also won the 7th and 8th grade divisions in the bee amongst tough competition. Other grade winners were: 8th Grade: 1st Place – Raeghan Weddle, ...

  • 19 January

    Louise Durham’s Spelling Bee Winners

    Louise Durham recently held their annual Spelling Bee. Winners are: Top Box, Left to Right: 3rd place – Lucas Johnson, 1st Place – Ryan Jiang, 2nd Place – Jordan Lyle. The second and third box over and down are all the top three winners of each 2nd-grade and 1st-grade classes. The bottom right box is our 1st-grade winners. 3rd Place ...