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January, 2017

  • 18 January

    Acorn High School Students Receive MOS Certificates

    The Microsoft Office Specialist Exam assesses a person’s ability and knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite. The Exam covers the programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, SharePoint, and OneNote. At Acorn High School the students only test on Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. This test gives the students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of these programs. The students take ...

  • 18 January

    UARM to Present Calculator Workshops

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain will present Calculator Workshops in February. The first will be held on Wednesday, February 8, from 3 – 5 p.m., with a repeat of the workshop of Friday, February 10, from 12 – 2 p.m. Both classes will be held in Room S245. There will be doorprizes and a chance to win a TI-83 ...

  • 18 January

    Holly Harshman’s Banana Split Party

    The Mena Elks Lodge partnered with Holly Harshman Elementary last semester to recognize students of the month. At the end of the semester, each student receiving the accolade gathered together in the cafeteria for a 50-foot Banana Split Party, provided by Mena Elks. The well-deserving students enjoyed the extra large treat. The Mena Elks intend to provide another party at ...

  • 18 January

    Mena Schools Participates in Great Kindness Challenge

    Mena Schools will be participating in the Great Kindness Challenge on January 23-27. The Great Kindness Challenge is one school week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible. Students will be encouraged to do 50 kind acts all that can be accomplished on campus. The students are encouraged to continue sharing their kindness at home, in their ...

  • 18 January

    Louise Durham’s Super Students

    Louise Durham Super Students for the week of January 9-13 are: Blayden West, Shamon Scarberry, Patience Bohn, Jayden Elder, Connor Spenser, Jerzie Abel, Addisyn Kaelin, Annie Warner, Danicalyn Neer, Olivia Vanarsdale, Hannah Hicks, Jessie Zamora, Chloe Ferguson, Brayden Wilson, Angel Cecilio, Paeyton Hostetler, Marcus Graves, Kamryn Decker, Jaylynn Miller, Breken Wright, Isiah Ortiz, Nevaeh Ray, Lainey Smart, Mason McMaster, Zane Skipper, Camren ...

  • 13 January

    School Lunch Menus: January 16-20, 2017

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 1/16 Variety cereal, bagel w/ cream cheese, sausage link, bananas, raisins, juice, milk Tuesday 1/17 Variety cereal, french toast sticks w/ syrup, sausage link, applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday 1/18 Variety cereal, sausage & biscuit, jelly, bananas, yogurt, juice, milk Thursday 1/19 Variety cereal, biscuit & gravy, jelly, yogurt, apricots, juice, milk Friday 1/20 Variety cereal, super donut, ...

  • 11 January

    Cossatot River Attends Summit

    Cossatot River High School Teachers of Tomorrow attended the first annual Impact Tomorrow Summit in Benton in December. They were able to hear Education Commissioner, Johnny Key, and a host of other Arkansas Department of Education professionals talk about the future of teaching in Arkansas.

  • 11 January

    Cossatot River Students Perform at State Capitol

    The Cossatot River Senior High Choirs, Noteworthy and Cantabile, performed at the annual Sounds of the Season at the Arkansas State Capitol on Monday, December 12.  The choirs are under the direction of Susan Brewer.

  • 11 January

    Vandervoort Elementary’s Perfect Attendance

    2ND NINE WEEKS – Kindergarten:  None First Grade: Lilyann Bennett, Anastasia Broach,  Karrie Parker, Lydia Phillips, Connor Rogers. Second Grade: Natalie Bailey, Jayden Broach, Timmathy Parker, Jade Watkins, Lynzie Wilkinson. Third Grade: Kaylee Thomas. Fourth Grade: Dani Atchley, Bradley Harwood. Fifth Grade: Austin Bailey, Darnay Pierce, Braylen Ralls. Sixth Grade: Chyanne Brown,  Austin Caramez, Tyler Graham, Jessica Green, BreAnna Hutson, ...

  • 11 January

    Acorn Elementary December Students of the Month

    The December Students of the Month from Acorn Elementary School were chosen having 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: Ella Walsh, Kindergarten, daughter of Stacy and David Metcalf; Levi Cummings, 1st grade, son of Calvin and Summer Cummings; Brody Lopez, Kindergarten, ...