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November, 2016

  • 17 November

    MHS Receives Medal of Honor Award

    Through Mrs. Gordon’s Civics class in late September, students studied Freedom Week and the history of the Congressional Medal of Honor, including the recipients and their living history. According to Mrs. Gordon, the focus of the Medal of Honor are characteristic traits of Courage, Commitment, Citizenship, Integrity, Sacrifice, and Patriotism. With a class assignment, Civics students were asked to write a ...

  • 17 November

    HHE’s F.L.A.S.H. C.A.T.S.

    F.L.A.S.H.  C.A.T.S. Gardening Club recently made an herb garden for the Holly Harshman Elementary Garden.

  • 16 November

    Cossatot River School District Honors Veterans

    PHOTOS BY SAMANTHA MAECHLER & SUBMITTED BY WICKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Cossatot River School  District went all out honoring veterans last week. Wickes Elementary presented breakfast and a program on Wednesday and Vandervoort Elementary presented a program on Thursday. On Friday, Veteran’s Day, Cossatot River High School FFA served breakfast. On Friday night, veterans were invited to attend the Eagles’ basketball ...

  • 16 November

    Acorn’s 2nd Grade Class Visits Board Camp Crystal Mine

    Second grade students from Acorn Elementary recently visited the Board Camp Crystal Mine and learned about Arkansas’ natural Quartz Crystal stones. The students were able to search and find crystals at the mine to take home with them.

  • 16 November

    Acorn Elementary Holds Book Character Parade

    Acorn Elementary recently held a Book Character Parade where students dressed up as their favorite book characters. Tatelyn Wood dressed as The Rainbow Fish and Regan Larucci came as Jack and the Beanstalk. Some of the teachers came together in a group effort and dressed as Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

  • 10 November

    School Menus: November 14-18, 2016

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 11/14 NO SCHOOL Tuesday 11/15 NO SCHOOL Wednesday 11/16 Cereal & toast, french toast sticks, sausage link, yogurt, juice, milk Thursday 11/17 Cereal & toast, oatmeal w/ cranberries banana, yogurt, juice, milk Friday 11/18 Cereal & toast, waffle w/ syrup, yogurt with graham cracker, diced peaches, juice, milk Acorn School’s Lunch Monday 11/14 NO SCHOOL Tuesday ...

  • 9 November

    Mos Inducted into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club

    SUBMITTED – Travis Mos of Mena was inducted Oct. 29 into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club.  Mos had the Grand Champion Market Lamb at the Arkansas State Fair and Livestock Show. Arkansas Farm Bureau Vice President Rich Hillman (left) presented the award. The Purple Circle Club is an awards program recognizing junior livestock exhibitors who earned championship honors at the ...

  • 9 November

    Louise Durham’s Super Students

    Louise Durham Super Students of the week for November 7th were: Max Schnell, Averi Ortiz, Mylee Sharp, Abigayle Tolbert, Colton Bowling, Emma Gortemiller, Kenan Matheson, Alayna Powell, Payton Rose, Auden Woods, Mason Hughes, Kyle Smith, Drake Mirus, Rebecca Cude, Roxie Ezell, Ryleigh Chambers, Larson Woods, Keegan Stone, Angel Miller, Samuel Jobe, Lexie Thomas, Annalee Riley, Jocelyn White, Aiden Martin,Clayton Cude, Chloe ...

  • 9 November

    Louise Durham’s AR Party

    Louise Durham Elementary students in the 1st and 2nd grades recently celebrated reading with an Accelerated Reading Party. Accelerated Reading tests students comprehension while increasing reading fluency and enjoyment. First and Second Grade students at LD have read 9,656 books in the first quarter of the 2016-2017 school year.

  • 9 November

    HHE Announces September Students of the Month

    Holly Harshman Elementary has announced their September Students of the Month, sponsored by the Mena Elks Lodge. Students for September are: Back Row, Left to Right: Lexie Keomoungkhoune, Savannah Prather, Daniel Venable, Elliott Dugan, Maxwell Rocha, Baylen Wright; Middle Row, Left to Right: Emma Ferguson, Marlenne Cecilio, Briley Dean, Taten Collins, Hudson Vacca, Gabe Cunningham; Front Row, Left to Right: ...