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October, 2013

  • 18 October

    Menus for County Schools – Friday, October 18

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Bar, Toast, Grapes, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Chicken Patties, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Green Beans, Banana, Milk Choice:  Steak Fingers, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Green Beans, Banana, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:   Sausage Gravy, Chocolate Gravy, Biscuit, Juice, Milk Lunch:   Pork Roast, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, California Blend, Oranges, Roll, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:  Bagel, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Chicken Spaghetti, Green ...

  • 16 October

    Menus for County Schools – Thursday, October 17

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Biscuit & Gravy, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Italian Pasta Bake, Pepper Strips, Baby Carrots, Applesauce, Royal Brownie, Milk Choice:  Corn Dog, Pepper Strips, Baby Carrots, Fritos, Applesauce, Royal Brownie, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:   Breakfast Bagel, Juice, Milk Lunch:   Taco Salad, Pinto Beans, Salsa, Peaches, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:  Cheese Omelet, Super Donut, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Hot ...

  • 15 October

    New Cossatot River Eagles Gym Dedicated

    BY LEANN DILBECK – A dedication of the new Cossatot Eagles Gymnasium was held last Thursday, October 10, 2013 as black and silver combined to scrimmage in their first combined basketball action since the once rival school districts, Van-Cove and Wickes, merged to play together on the same team. Mr. Ed Stevenson, who himself is a 1954 graduate of Van-Cove, ...

  • 15 October

    After-School Programs a Soaring Hit with the CRHS Eagles

    Photos submitted by Suzanne Kesterson  

  • 15 October

    Oden Woods & Waters Club Fall Report

    The Oden Woods & Waters Club is in the process of completing their Fall work and recreation activities.  The OWWC is an outdoor education and recreation student group who focus on the moto, “When you take something from nature, always give back something in return.”  Members of the Oden High School club participate in conservation projects, community service projects, and ...

  • 15 October

    Ladycat Senior Night

    Tuesday October 8 was Senior night for the Mena Ladycats Volleyball Team. Six Seniors Dacota Gray, Maegan Kent, Hannah Lochala, Anna Buckley, Hailey Knittig, and Natalie Rose celebrated their last in season home game at the Union Bank Center. (Photo submitted by Leilani Rose)

  • 15 October

    Wendy Visits HHE

    Wendy’s and fourth graders from Mrs. Clark’s class are teaming up to master multiplication facts!  The students have been challenged that once the facts are mastered yummy rewards are waiting for them at our local Wendy’s Restaurant.  Thanks to Wendy’s for supporting TEAM Mena!

  • 15 October

    Cossatot River High School Recieves NHS Charter

    Cossatot River High School recently received a membership charter for the National Honor Society. This organization recognizes students with exceptional academic achievement, as well as outstanding character, leadership qualities, and service to their community. The charter opened with two members, in addition to fifteen candidates for induction.

  • 15 October

    Two Acorn FCCLA Officers Participate in 2013 District 6 Planning & Election Meeting

    “Saddle Up With FCCLA” was the theme for the October 10 District 6 Planning and Election Meeting at the Family Life Center, First United Methodist Church in Dardanelle, AR. District officers who planned and conducted the meeting include: President Ashlyn Hickey from Dardanelle; VP of Programs Ashton Staton from Sylvan Hills; VP Public Relations Jared Standridge from Acorn and Treasurer ...

  • 15 October

    4-H Super Saturday Planned

    Would you like to find out what 4-H has to offer you?  This question will be answered at the Super Saturday of Leadership & Learning that is scheduled for Saturday, October 26, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Polk County Fairgrounds.  Polk County 4-H members will be presenting demonstrations on what they do as 4-H members.  The booths that ...