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March, 2017

  • 22 March

    UA Rich Mountain- ACT Prep Courses

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain is offering ACT prep courses for anyone interested. Prep courses will be offered in reading, math, and English. The reading course will be Tuesday, March 28th from 6-8pm. The math prep course will be available Wednesday, March 29th from 6-8pm. For those seeking to take the English course, it will be offered Thursday, April ...

  • 22 March

    Mena High School 40 Year Club Grows Scholarship Endowment  

    The Mena High School 40 Year Club recently presented a donation of $10,000 to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to continue growing the Club’s established endowment for scholarships. The MHS 40 Year Club Endowment Scholarship currently provides three annual scholarships with the fourth annual scholarship endowment nearing completion. The scholarship awards are designated for Mena High School graduates ...

  • 22 March

    Acorn Elementary Selects February Students of the Month

    Acorn Elementary has announced their February 2017 Students of the Month. Students chosen have displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance. Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises provided lunch and games. Front Row: Sarah Bloodworth, Kindergarten, daughter of Billie Jo Bloodworth; Caston Horn, 1st grade, son of Nathan and Rachel Fox; Tucker Garner, Kindergarten, son of ...

  • 22 March

    Acorn Archery Receives Grant for 3D Targets

    SUBMITTED – The Acorn Archery Team recently expanded its competition to include 3D Targets. Ten 3D targets were purchased with the assistance of the Farmer’s Cooperative through a grant with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The $1000.00 grant was funded through the Wildlife Conservation Education Program. The new targets will help the Acorn Archery Team increase their competitive base ...

  • 15 March

    UA Rich Mountain Hosts PBS Screening of The Great War

    On March 6, a screening of The Great War was shown in the Ouachita Center on the main campus of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. The 40-minute screening focused on Propaganda and Americanism and is part of a 6-hour series premiering on PBS/AETN on Monday, April 10th, 8:00 p.m. CST. Additional topics to be shown in the series include: Wilson’s Fourteen Points, ...

  • 15 March

    UA Rich Mountain PTK Honor Society Inducts New Members

    The Beta Eta Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain recently inducted 26 new members during their induction ceremony held on March 10th in the Ouachita Center. PTK’s mission is two-fold; 1) recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students, and 2) provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in ...

  • 15 March

    UA Rich Mountain Foundation Receives Donation for American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

    On March 7, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 presented a donation to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to provide an annual scholarship for $1,200. The scholarship priority award is to provide financial assistance to a Polk County student attending University of Arkansas Rich Mountain that is a female veteran or descendent of a veteran. Scholarship award is ...

  • 15 March

    Acorn High School Announces February Students of the Month

    The Acorn High School Faculty has chosen their Students of the Month for February 2017 in grades 6 – 12. The students were chosen based on having characteristics of: performing at ability level, participating in the classroom, respectful to faculty and peers, demonstrating a good work ethic and demonstrating all-around good citizenship. Students chosen were: 6th Grade – Ally Bissell, ...

  • 13 March

    Ward Presents at Conference on Behalf of the Voiceless

    SUBMITTED – Taylor Ward, senior at Southern Arkansas University, was selected to present at the BPD Annual Conference in New Orleans on her project, “She Didn’t Say No: Consent Among College Students.”  The BPD, Baccalaureate Program Directors, teach and administer baccalaureate social work programs, field education, global social work, advocacy, and connecting classroom education to community practice. Taylor shared that ...

  • 10 March

    School Lunch Menus: March 13-17, 2017

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 3/13 Variety cereal, cheese omelet w/ toast, yogurt, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday 3/14 Variety cereal, super donut, sausage link, raisins, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday 3/15 Variety cereal, biscuit & sausage, jelly, fruit, yogurt, juice, milk Thursday 3/16 Variety cereal, mini chocolate donuts, fruit, yogurt, juice, milk Friday 3/17 Variety cereal, biscuit & gravy, jelly, fruit, yogurt, ...