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August, 2013

  • 27 August

    New Students Welcomed at MHS

    For the 2013-14 school year, Mena High School has welcomed 45 new students including 6 foreign exchange students. On Monday, August 26, National Honor Society Students held a new student orientation where they had activities and prepared an Italian lunch for the new students. The students had the opportunity to meet other new students, ask questions, and enjoy a delicious ...

  • 26 August

    Mena School District Hires Full-Time Armed School Resource Officer

    BY LEANN DILBECK – The Mena School District and the Mena City Council have approved the addition of a full-time armed “school resource officer.” Mena Superintendent Benny Weston has been working with Chief of Police Jimmy Doster regarding the issue and the two addressed the Police Committee of the Mena City Council and the Committee made the recommendation to the ...

  • 26 August

    Menus for County Schools – Tuesday, August 27

    Mena Public Schools  Breakfast:  Golden Graham Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Main:  Chicken Nuggets, Rice Pilaf, Winter Blend Vegetables, Wheat Roll, Peaches, Milk;          Choice: Chicken Stir Fry, Rice Pilaf, Winter Blend Vegetables, Wheat Roll, Peaches, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Pizza, Juice, Milk Lunch:  BBQ Chicken Legs, Green Beans, Carrots, Fresh Fruit, Rolls, Milk ...

  • 26 August

    Menus for County Schools – Monday, August 26

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Super Donut, Sausage Link, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Main:  Mini Corn Dogs, French Fries, Salad, Mixed Fruit, Rice Krispy Bar, Milk Choice:  Hamburger on a bun, French Fried, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles, Fruit, Rice Krispy Bar, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Pancakes, Sausage Link, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Pizza, Salda, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River Schools Breakfast:  Biscuit, ...

  • 22 August

    Menus for County Schools – Friday, August 23

    Menu Public Schools Breakfast:  Blueberry Elfin Loaf, Yogurt, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Main:  Chicken & Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Orange Wedges, Milk Choice:  Steak Fingers w/gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Orange Wedges, Milk   Ouachita River (Acorn) Schools Breakfast: Breakfast Bar/Crispitos, Cereal, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Vegetable Soup, Cheese Toast, Romaine Salad, Peaches, Milk   Cossatot River Schools Breakfast:  Cheese Omelet, Super Donut, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Chicken Spaghetti, ...

  • 21 August

    Menus for County Schools – Thursday, August 22

    Menu Public Schools Breakfast:  Maple Burst Pancake, Apple Sauce, Milk Lunch:  Main:  Taco Salad w/Salsa, Whole Grain Tortilla Chips, Refried Beans, Cinnamon Puff, Pineapple, Milk Choice:  Burrito w/Cheese Sauce, Salsa, Whole Grain Tortilla Chips, Refried Beans, Cinnamon Puff, Pineapple, Milk   Ouachita River (Acorn) Schools Breakfast:  Super Donut, Banana, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Sub Sandwich, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle, Corn on Cob, Sweet ...

  • 20 August

    Menus for County Schools – Wednesday, August 21

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Biscuit, Sausage Patty, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Main:  Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Garden Spinach Salad, Garlic Bread Sticks, Fruit, Milk Choice:  Salad Bar, Break Stick, Fruit, Milk   Ouachita River (Acorn) Schools Breakfast:  Cereal, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Beef Strips, Mashed Potatoes, Salad, Peas, Roll, Bananas or Apples, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:  Sausage Biscuit, Fruit, Juice, Milk ...

  • 20 August

    Retirement Party for Acorn Teachers

    More than fifty friends, colleagues and family members gathered after school on May 22 for picnic honoring retiring Acorn teachers Dan Caron and Sallie Kieren. Hamburgers and Fixins were funded by the Arkansas Beef Grant and prepared by Acorn FACS classes. High school staff members brought side dishes. Huge thanks to Janice Williams, John Hawkins, Jared Standridge, and Tori Young for going the ...

  • 20 August

    Oden Back to School Faculty Dinner

    Oden School faculty members attended a back-to-school faculty dinner at the residence of William and Nicole Edwards the evening of August 13th. The faculty enjoyed brisket and pork loin prepared by Chris and Kim Fryar.

  • 19 August

    Acorn FCCLA’s 2013-2014 Officers

    Acorn FCCLA’s 2013-2014 officer team, Jared Standridge, Timmery Adams, Jordan Pennington, Lydia Tilley and Misty Oglesby, met at Friendship House to plan the year’s program of work. Not in attendance was Taylor Copelin.