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February, 2018

  • 7 February

    Mena Students Place at Quiz Bowl Invitational

    SUBMITTED – Mena Public Schools recently held the Mena Invitational Quiz Bowl tournament for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students. Mena’s teams each placed at the meet and are pictured. There were ten teams and the Mena 4th grade GT students took fourth place. Back row from left to right is Dax McMellon, Andrew Erickson, Eli Swall, Denton Warner, and ...

  • 7 February

    Smith Named UA Rich Mountain SSS TRiO Hall of Fame Student For 2018

    SUBMITTED – Michael A. Smith was named the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Student Support Services’ TRiO Hall of Fame student for 2018. Mike is a non-traditional student who has received two Associate’s degrees from the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain, but continues to take classes in order to transfer to the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Mike’s course load ...

  • 2 February

    School Lunch Menus: February 5-9, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake wrap, syrup, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Beefy macaroni, roll, mashed potatoes, green peas, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Beefy macaroni, popcorn chicken, roll, mashed potatoes, green peas, fruit, salad bar, milk. Grades 6-12: Choice of potato bar. Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Variety cereal, fruit, ...

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Mena student graduates from UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law

    LITTLE ROCK, AR — Timothy Guest, of Mena, Ark., is a December 2017 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. The fall 2017 commencement ceremony took place Saturday, Dec. 16, at UA Little Rock’s Jack Stephens Center. With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers learning, research, service, social ...

  • 31 January

    Students named to SAU’s Fall 2018 Dean’s and President’s Lists

    MAGNOLIA, AR – Southern Arkansas University announced the names of more than 500 students who earned a 3.5 or higher GPA for the fall 2018 semester and recognition on the Southern Arkansas University Dean’s List. Students from this area who were honored include the following: Elizabeth Baker, of Mena, is a senior Pre-Nursing (BSN) major. Michelle Cox, of Mena, is ...

  • 31 January

    Local Residents Named to Harding University Dean’s List

    SEARCY, AR – The following students are among more than 1,400 Harding University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2017 semester. Hollee Phelps, a junior accounting major from Mena Connor Purvis, a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major from Mena The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Marty Spears, university provost, honoring ...

  • 26 January

    School Lunch Menus: January 29 – February 2, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Pre-K: Variety cereal, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, super donut, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pre-K: Orange chicken, fried rice, steamed broccoli, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Orange chicken, chicken teriyaki, friend rice, steamed broccoli, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Orange chicken, chicken teriyaki, potato bar, fried rice, steamed broccoli, fruit, milk, salad bar. ...

  • 25 January

    HHE Encourages Memorizing Multiplication Tables with “Secret Agents of Math”

    “’WE’ at Holly Harshman are so proud of Ryan Jiang,” said HHE staff.   Ryan was the first of Mrs. White’s “Secret Agents of Math” to master his multiplication tables through 12.  As a reward for his hard work, Mrs. White presented him with a $10.00 gift card to Wal-Mart.

  • 25 January

    Acorn Preschoolers Honor Officer for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

    Mrs. Kim and Mrs. Amanda’s preschool class at on the Acorn Campus of Ouachita River School District recently honored ORSD-Acorn campus School Resource Officer, Duane Harvey with a handmade card and a gift in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Acorn Preschool Director, Kim Larucci stated that their preschool classes “absolutely love Officer Harvey so they wanted to do ...

  • 19 January

    School Lunch Menus: January 22-26, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Pre-K: Pancake wrap, syrup, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pre-K: Popcorn chicken, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken or chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, potato bar, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Tuesday ...