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November, 2013

  • 15 November

    HHE Celebrates Book Character Day

    On Friday, November 15, Holly Harshman Elementary celebrated Book Character Day by dressing up as a character from their favorite book.  A parade was held in the halls and was led by Mrs. Sherrer and Mrs. Tedder.  Students and teachers alike, enjoyed this day of fun. Three winners were chosen from each class (pictured above), voted upon by fellow classmates. ...

  • 14 November

    Acorn Elementary Celebrates Book Character Day

    On Friday, November 15, Acorn Elementary will celebrate Book Character Day.  All students are encouraged to dress as their favorite book character.

  • 14 November

    Menus for County Schools – Friday, November 15, 2013

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Breakfast Bar, Toast, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Chicken Patty, Macaroni & Cheese, Broccoli, Baby Carrots, Wheat Roll (6-12), Fruit, Milk Choice: BLT Salad w/Turkey, Wheat Roll, Fruit, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Chocolate Gravy, Sausage Gravy, Biscuit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  BBQ Pulled Pork, Ranch Style Beans, Cole Slaw, Oranges, Sherbert, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Cheese Omelet, Super Donut, Fruit, ...

  • 13 November

    Menus for County Schools – Thursday, November 14, 2013

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Biscuit & Gravy, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Baked Ham, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Angel Biscuits, Strawberries & Bananas, Milk Choice: Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Angel Biscuits, Strawberries & Bananas, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Bagel, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Chicken Strips, Macaroni & Cheese, Peas, Strawberries/Bananas, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit, Fruit, ...

  • 13 November

    MHS Playwright Places in Statewide Competition

    Young Playwright Allison Austin of Mena High School recently won the right to have a play that she wrote be performed at Henderson State University for a statewide Playwright Competition. Allison’s play, A Day in the Life of a Waitress, placed 1st Runner-Up. The play was performed by Ms. Kropp’s Theater Arts II class. Allison submitted her script last school ...

  • 13 November

    Mena Competes in State Cross Country

    On Saturday, November 9, the Mena Bearcats were represented by senior, Vanessa Parnell, and freshman, Clint Buck, in the Arkansas State Cross Country meet held at Oaklawn Racetrack in Hot Springs. Parnell, in the last race of her high school career, placed 5th in Class 4A with a personal best time of 20:29 in a race that held 88 high ...

  • 12 November

    Youth Hunt Photo Gallery


  • 12 November

    Menus for County Schools – Wednesday, November 13, 2013

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: French Toast Sticks, Sausage Link, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Chili, Crackers, Celery & Cucumbers, Cinnamon Roll, Orange Smiles, Milk Choice: No choice line   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Cereal, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Pizza, Salad, Apple, Frozen Juice Cups, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Ham & Cheese Combo, Graham Crackers, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Steamed Vegetables, Pears, ...

  • 12 November

    Acorn Lady Tigers Claim 4th Straight A-AA Cross-Country State Title

    BY LEANN DILBECK – Coach Keith Wilsey has led his Acorn Lady Tigers Cross-Country Team to claim their 4th straight Class A-AA State Championship title. The ladies competed at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs over the weekend. Morgan Fagan, Krysten Fagan and Jasmine Jackson led their team to finish in 1, 2, and 6  places in the State and have ...

  • 11 November

    Menus for County Schools – Tuesday, November 12, 2013

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Golden Graham Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Chicken Nuggets, Rice Pilaf, Winter Blend Vegetables, Wheat Roll (6-12), Peaches, Milk Choice: Chicken Stir Fry, Rice Pilaf, Winter Blend Vegetables, Wheat Roll, Peaches, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Fall Break, No School Lunch:  Fall Break, No School   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Cereal, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Soft Taco, Lettuce/Tomato, Cheese/Salsa, Refried Beans, ...