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January, 2018

  • 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 ...

  • 17 January

    Mena Middle School 1st Semester Honor Roll and Merit List

    Mena Middle School has announced their Honor Roll and Merit List students for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Receiving All A’S are: 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jocelyn Biard, Sophia Brewer, Caorline Cannon, Taten Collins, Joseph Cude, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Jesse Garcia, Amy Gragg,Kiylee Hughes, Kaelyn Nichols, Nichole Philpot, Brendan Ricker, Casady Rode, Logan ...

  • 17 January

    Mena Middle School 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll and Merit List

    The faculty of Mena Middle School has released the names of students who achieved Honor Roll and Merit List status. Those students are: All A’S – 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jaxon Baber, Jocelyn Biard, Sohpia Brewer, Caroline Cannon, Taten Collins, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Amy Gragg, Breanna Parker, Nichole Philpot, Brenden Ricker, Casady Rode, Hudson Vacca, Sophia ...

  • 17 January

    Wickes Elementary December Star Students

    Wickes Elementary has announced their Star Students for the month of December 2017. Pictured are: Front Row (L-R) Jenna Trinidad, Jacqueline Teodoro, Allison Perez, Jesus Ruiz, and Jonny Aguilar; Middle Row (L-R) Citlally Ruiz, Leslie Esquivel, Kaydince Gray, and Fernando Cortes; Back Row (L-R) Jackson Dering, Emanuel Trinidad, Maria Perez, Nicole Martinez, Korey Wheeler, and Hayden Watson. Not Pictured: Jaynee ...

  • 17 January

    Vandervoort Elementary School Releases 1st Semester Honor Roll

    The following students have been recognized as having met the criteria to be listed on the first semester honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year at Vandervoort Elementary School, of the Cossatot River School District: Kindergarten – All A’s:  Alicia Aaron, Adelyn Barton, Alleigh Bennett, Vivi Brewer, Aiden Broach, Kadence Broach, Easton Bryce, Makenzie Butler, Isabelle Denham, Christopher Dickens, Adalyn ...

  • 17 January

    Vandervoort Elementary School Releases 2nd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

    Vandervoort Elementary of the Cossatot River School District has released the names of students who have been recognized as having met the criteria to be placed on the honor roll. Those students are: Kindergarten – All A’s: Alicia Aaron, Adelyn Barton, Alleigh Bennett, Vivi Brewer, Aiden Broach, Kadence Broach, Easton Bryce, Makenzie Butler, Isabelle Denham, Christopher Dickens, Adalyn Elder, Amelia ...