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October, 2016

  • 14 October

    New UARM Web Design Certificate of Proficiency

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain is offering a new Certificate of Proficiency in Web Design. Course in the certificate will provide students with a basic background in designing a webpage. This certificate will be available for students beginning in the spring 2017 semester, pending ADHE approval.  The certificate can be completed in one year. Areas covered include, introduction to website ...

  • 14 October

    Polk Country Students Represented in Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair

    Polk County was represented by a several students in the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair that was held September 23rd through 26th in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Three of them placed as Grand Champions. Pictured are (from left to right): Halie Standerfer and her Grand Champion Market Goat; Mr. Maye, Mena High School Ag. Teacher; and Travis Mos, with his Grand Champion Market ...

  • 14 October

    County Schools’ Menus: October 17-21, 2016

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 10/17 Cereal & toast, pancakes, sausage patty, fresh apple slices, juice, milk Tuesday 10/18 Cereal & toast, biscuit & gravy, diced apricots, yogurt & graham cracker, juice, milk Wednesday 10/19 Cereal & toast, omelet w/ cheese & toast, yogurt, graham crackers, peaches or banana, juice, milk Thursday 10/20 Cereal & toast, whole grain pancakes w/ syrup, ...

  • 6 October

    Youth Bags Bear

    Hunter Walters, 9 years old, shot his first bear at 7:01 am last Saturday, September 24, 2016, the opening morning of Bear Season. He shot his crossbow only once, hitting the bear through the heart at 20 yards on his grandparents’ property near Mena, Arkansas.

  • 6 October

    Holly Harshman Provides Meals for Afterschool Program

    Holly Harshman Elementary at 1000 Geyer Drive, Mena, AR is participating in the DHS CACFP Food Program. Snacks and meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of meal service. Meals will be ...

  • 6 October

    Louise Durham’s Grandparents Day

    Louise Durham Elementary celebrated Grandparent’s Week September 12- September 23.  School officials said they had a fantastic time and their students enjoyed reading and spending time with their families in the library.

  • 6 October

    Louise Durham Selects Super Students

    Louise Durham Super Students for the week of October 3rd through 7th are: Avery Hunter, Daxx Chambers, Audrina Dominguez, Cory Kirkendoll, Kaiden Walls, Jordan Busby, Aiden Everitt, Aiden Sandoval, Austin Smith,Wyatt Kincaid, Katie Jo Hughes, Ryan Walston, Brody McCauley, Madox Plunkett, Asher Cook, Kaycee Harris, Mason McQuade, Paisley Jobe, Finleigh Robertson, Hannah Hicks, Zoie Horn, Makayla Maechler, Keaton Tomblin, Acelynn ...

  • 6 October

    LD Creating Long Learners

    “We are creating Life Long Learners with a true love of reading at Louise Durham Elementary,” said Librarian Lea Roberts. Providing Access, a large collection to choose from and time to escape into that perfect book their students explain it the best: “It feels like my home and I have a comfy place to read,” said student, Tiffani Cavelli. Madison ...

  • 6 October

    MMS EAST Learns News Broadcasting

    Mena Middle School EAST students recently learned about working on news broadcast. Students learn about videoing and editing on Adobe Premiere Pro software.

  • 6 October

    CRSD ESL Family Night

    The Cossatot River School District held an ESL (English as a Second Language) Family Night to celebrate the diversity of their student body on September 20, 2016. Everyone enjoyed a meal provided by Tres Agaves and mutual camaraderie while partaking of the dinner. Cossatot River High School Principal, Dewayne Taylor, spoke on new programs being offered on all campuses. He ...