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September, 2013

  • 11 September

    Bearcat Tennis Results

    The Mena Tennis team traveled to Subiaco on Tuesday, September 3.  Mena won two games to Subiaco’s six. Daniel Maechler picked up his victory in the Boy’s Singles division.  Zane Sherrer and Nick Renard grabbed Mena’s second win in the Boy’s Doubles competition. On Wednesday, September 4, the team hosted the DeQueen Leopards. Mena had two pairs in the Boys ...

  • 10 September

    MHS Homecoming Royalty Announced

    [MENA]  The 2013 Homecoming Royalty has been announced. Serving on this year’s court are [seated] senior maids Vanessa Parnell, Hailey Knittig, Natalie Rose, and Madison Liles. [STANDING]: Marley Jones, freshman maid; Keely Jones, sophomore maid; Baily Bunch and Leea Carver, both junior maids, Brooke Hines, sophomore maid; and Lexi Brooks, freshman maid. The 2013 Homecoming Queen will be announced during ...

  • 10 September

    Menus for County Schools – Wednesday, September 11

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  BBQ Pork on a Bun, Baked Beans, Pickle Spear, Fritos, Oatmeal Cookie, Orange Smiles, Milk Choice:  Mini Corn Dogs, Baked Beans, Pickle Spear, Fritos, Oatmeal Cookie, Orange Smiles, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Cereal, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Taco Casserole, Beans, Lettuce/Tomato, Peaches, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Sloppy ...

  • 9 September

    Menus for County Schools – Tuesday, September 10

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Chicken Biscuit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Stromboli, Garden Spinach Salad, Baby Carrots, Strawberries, Milk Choice:  Salad Bar w/Ham & Cheese, Strawberries, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Biscuit, Sausage, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Chicken Nuggets, Mac & Cheese, Salad, Strawberries/Bananas, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Sausage Biscuit, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Baked Chicken, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Pineapple, Roll, Milk

  • 9 September

    Menus for County Schools – Monday, September 9

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Pizza Bagel, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Burrito w/cheese sauce, Lettuce & Tomatoes, Refried Beans, Salsa, Apple Wedges, Milk Choice:  Chicken Wrap, Lettuce & Tomatoes, Refried Beans, Salsa, Apple Wedges, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Waffles, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Turkey & Cheese Croissants, Oven Fries, Celery & Cherry Tomatoes, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: ...

  • 9 September

    MHS Parents of Seniors Meeting TONIGHT!

    Parents of Seniors are asked to come plan the 2013-2014 senior parent sponsored events. Events to be discussed include events to be hosted for this year such as homecoming dance, winter banquet, after prom activities and fund raisers to support the events. All parents of seniors are asked to be a part of the decision making and leadership, lets all ...

  • 6 September

    Harper Leads Bearcats to Victory!

    BY LEANN DILBECK – New Bearcat Head Football Coach Harper led the team to a 14-11 victory over the DeQueen Leopards at Bearcat Stadium Friday night! The Bearcat defense showed their impeccable skills constantly holding the Leopards back when they would be within 10-yards of scoring territory. Bearcats scored their first touchdown late in the first quarter but just missed ...

  • 6 September

    TEAM Mena Bearcat FEVER!!

    The MHS Bearcat football team visits Holly Harshman Elementary on home game Fridays to serve as mentors!  Coach Pete Rose  is pictured with a group of young Lil Cats sporting their Bearcat jerseys including his son, fourth grader, Austin Rose.  HHE halls and classes were buzzing with TEAM Mena Bearcat Fever!

  • 5 September

    HHE Kicks Off Bearcat Book Day

    Third Graders at Holly Harshman Elementary kicked off their first Bearcat Book Day with VERY special guests.  HHE Building Principal, Paulette Sherrer shared her favorite book, “Here’s To You!”  Mrs. Smart entertained with the famous children’s book, “Axle Annie,” and Mena School Superintendent, Mr. Benny Weston, read “Only One You!”  Bearcat Book Day will become a favorite day for third ...

  • 5 September

    HHE Seed Spitting Contest

    The annual Seed Spitting Contest was back in swing for the 5th grade students at Holly Harshman Elementary.  The students worked on a variety of measurement skills.  They estimated the weight, the circumference, and the length of the watermelon.  They also estimated the number of seeds in their slice of watermelon along with how far they would be able to ...