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January, 2018

  • 10 January

    UARM MEET OUR STAFF: Jeanette Berry

    Jeanette will celebrate her 20th year anniversary as a member of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain family this year. The first year she started at UA Rich Mountain she worked in the business office then moved into the TRiO programs following that year. She has held positions within the TRiO programs that include Educational Talent Search and Educational Opportunity Center. ...

  • 10 January

    UARM’s Meet the Faculty: Dr. Gaumani Gyanwali

    In the fall of 2014, Dr. Gaumani Gyanwali joined as a faculty member of the UA Rich Mountain family. His responsibilities include teaching the physical sciences as well as serving in an advising role to the UA Rich Mountain Science Club membership. His formal education accomplishments include; completing high school at the Pashupati Mitra School in Kathmandu, Nepal; receiving a ...

  • 10 January

    Legion Auxiliary Provides Support to UARM Foundation

    On December 19th, the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 18 presented the UA Rich Mountain Foundation with a donation for scholarships. The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 18 is a non-profit organization comprised of women or their descendants, of men who have served in the military during periods of war. The organization provides community service, conducts fundraisers, supports Girls’ State delegates, lobbies ...

  • 10 January

    SAU Fall Commencement 2017

    MAGNOLIA, AR (01/03/2018)– Southern Arkansas University recogized more than 500 graduates with degrees at the fall commencement ceremony on December 8, 2017. Honorees from this area included: Kylie Coker graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Coker is from Mena, and was a Psychology major in the College of Liberal and Performing Arts. Chance Dearing graduated with a Bachelor of Science. ...

  • 10 January

    Acorn 3rd Graders Learn Science and Art at Crystal Bridges

    On December 11, Acorn Elementary third graders boarded a charter bus from Little Rock Tours and travelled to Crystal Bridges Art Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, to learn about science and art. Upon arrival on this warm December day, the group walked the Nature Trail across rock bridges over natural “crystal” clear springs.  They also walked the Art Trail to experience ...

  • 10 January

    Acorn Honor Roll

    2nd Grade All A’s: Drake Anglin, Paisley Burger, Jacob Hostetler, Jaylen McQueen, Shawn Posey, Beau Rodgers, Zeppelin Smith, Payson Belcher, Adalyn Bohlman, Sophia Cummings, Julia Dan, Caiden Hicks, Addisyn Ledbetter, Gavin McKee, Shelby Rusert, Jonathan Varnado, Keelie Bohanan, Nevaeh Daugherty, Ashlin Ford, Grace Freitag, Jaycelin Gardner, Bricen Green 2nd Grade All A’s and B’s: Karson Attebery, Emele Caldwell, Addison Sipe, Jillian ...

  • 5 January

    School Lunch Menus: January 8-12, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Pre-K: Biscuit & sausage, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, biscuit & sausage, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pre-K: BBQ chicken sandwich, fries, pork & beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: BBQ chicken sandwich or hamburger, fries, pork & beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: BBQ chicken sandwich, hamburger, potato bar, fries, pork & ...

  • 3 January

    HHE 5th Graders Make a Difference for Residents

    BY MELANIE WADE – Fifth grade students at Holly Harshman Elementary School spent several weeks gathering items for nursing home residents as part of their #HHEdifferencemakers program. HHE teacher Amanda Posey said, “We’ve worked really hard and have a different theme every nine weeks and this nine weeks it was to support our nursing home residents.” To help, the students ...

  • 3 January

    SAU Inducts Students into the Teacher Education Program

    MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University recently inducted 53 students into the Teacher Education Program. Future educators from this area who were honored included: Cheyenne Bell, of Cove, is a junior Agricultural Education major. Michelle Cox, of Mena, is a senior Elementary Education (K-6) major. Jamie Grasman, of Mena, is a junior Elementary Education (K-6) major. Charlotte Keeler, of Cove, ...

December, 2017

  • 21 December

    Koppein Wins Mena School District NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

    Moves One Step Closer to $50,000 College Scholarship [Mena,AR ,12-5-17]—Abi Koppein, a 5th grade student at Holly Harshman Elementary School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on December 5, 2017 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 30th annual National ...