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April, 2016

  • 13 April

    Acorn Competes in Battle of the Books

    Acorn Elementary competed in the Battle of the Books held at the DeQueen-Mena Education Coop in Gillham on March 10th, 11th, 15th and 16th. The 3rd Grade Team B won First Place: Pictured are Caden Tarkinton, Rebecca Moore, Haliee Shores and Rebecca Moore.  The 5th Grade Team A won Second Place: Pictured are Jayden Willborg, Addison Wood, Rachael Miller and Reed ...

  • 13 April

    Youth Turkey Season Held Last Weekend

    Arkansas’ Youth Turkey season was held over the weekend on April 9th & 10th, where youth across the state got a chance to bag a gobbler, as generations have done before them. On such youth was six-year old Ryan Walston who bagged his first turkey ever. The bird weighed 20 pounds, had an 11-inch beard, with 1-inch spurs. Walston killed ...

  • 6 April

    Louise Durham Super Students of the Week

    SUBMITTED BY MENA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Super Students at Louise Durham Elementary for the week of March 28th, 2016 are: Top row – Sawyer Golden, Lina Byrd, Allison Howard, Beck Vacca, Mallori Brotherton, Sylvia Hogan; Middle row – Mariah Dilbert, Cater Quillin, Gavin Griffin, Caylee Yeager, Daxx Chambers, Dori Walker, Ike Richie; Front row – Naomi Shone, Lane Starr, Kloey McVicker, Jasmine ...

  • 6 April

    Cossatot River Presents Art Scholarship

    Cossatot River High School was recently presented with an Art Scholarship grant from the Ouachita Arts & Guild, Inc.  The grant was for $10,000, which cover a $500 per year scholarship for the next 20 years for an art student scholarship.

  • 6 April

    Wickes Elementary Honor Roll

    1st Grade: All As – Leo Barranco, Kinnah Ferguson, Colton Finley , Gracie Linker, Nicole Martinez, Rynley Richardson, Marvin Brito, Jonas Hernandez, Axel Moreno, Alan Munoz, Liliana Gasca, Clint Hennings, Lexi McCarley, Kaleb Olalde, Braden Smith, Abigail Goethals, Alex Aguilar, Brent James, Noah Saxour, Adric Willis, Claira Morris, Luke Helms, Kaden Whitmire, Jayro Campuzano. 2nd Grade: All As – Eli ...

  • 6 April

    Mena Middle School Honor Roll

    6th Grade: All As – Allison Bates, Katie Benefield, Sam Cross, William Davis, Grayson Fairless, Sarah Grenier, Tate Hunter, Emily Liles, Zachary Medlin, Gage Mortimer, Justice Neufeld, Drey Ozanich, Avery Powell, Austin Rose, Cathy Miller, Annika Thompson, Travis Thrailkill, Tanner Williams, Rachel Wilson.  As & Bs – Jett Baber, Isabella Balkenhol, Olivia Betz, Jaimeson Biard, Amanda Booth, Brendon Brown, Aryana ...

  • 6 April

    Acorn Middle & High School Honor Roll

    6th Grade: All As – Emily Blair, Damian Bohlman, Mason Cunningham, Kyla Kimp, Kiersten Larucci, Jacob Lyle, Abigail Nance, Raeghan Weddle. As & Bs – Michael Auces, Faith Brandon, Kayla Curry, Lexi Dilbeck, Trace Huff, Reese Rogers, Kaylee Tedder. 7th Grade: All As – Emmy Goss, Corryn Holland, Halli Holland, Abi Marks, Harlee Rodgers. As & Bs – Ashlynn Bissell, ...

  • 1 April

    Menus for County Schools: March 4-8, 2016

    Mena Public School’s Breakfast Monday 4/4 Pizza bagel, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Tuesday 4/5 Breakfast chicken biscuit, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Wednesday 4/6 Sausage & biscuit, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Thursday 4/7 Bacon, scrambled eggs, biscuit, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Friday 4/8 Waffles, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Mena Public School’s Lunch Monday 4/4 Hot ham ...

March, 2016

  • 30 March

    CRHS Students Participate in the Young Voters Workshop

    SUBMITTED BY REGGIE FRYAR, CRSD On March 10, eight students from Cossatot River High School attended the Young Voters Workshop in Little Rock.  The conference is sponsored by the Secretary of State’s office to educate students about the history and benefits of voting. The students participate in skits, history lessons, and debates on voting and current events.  Students attending were Rachel ...

  • 25 March

    Menus for County Schools: March 28 – April 1, 2016

    Mena Public School’s Breakfast Monday 3/28 Poptart, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Tuesday 3/29 Biscuit, sausage patty, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Wednesday 3/30 Sausage roll, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Thursday 3/31 Sausage & pancake on a stick, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Friday 4/1 Blueberry Elfin Loaf, fruit, juice, milk; Choice: Cereal Mena Public School’s Lunch Monday 3/28 ...