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April, 2016

  • 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 ...

  • 23 March

    Vandervoort Elementary’s Engineering/Architecture Project

    The students in Mrs. Dee’s 3rd grade class at Vandervoort Elementary just finished an Engineering/Architecture project.  They worked in groups to make platforms for museum using only notecards and 1 ft. of tape.  The students had a lot of fun being engineers and learned all about teamwork.

  • 23 March

    Louise Durham Applies for Grant

    Louise Durham is in the process of applying for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. If you would like be involved in the planning process, please join us for an advisory committee meeting on Tuesday, March 29th. The meeting will be held at 3:30 in the Louise Durham Elementary Library.

  • 23 March

    Mena Middle School Students Attend EAST Conference

    EAST Conference 2016 was held Tuesday, March 15 through Thursday, March 17.  The following team of students represented the Mena Middle School EAST program:  Avery Bowling, Bethany Cude, Ally Wright, Lauren Sikes, Olivia Ferguson, Ciara Lance, Cypriss Pruitt, and Kaitlyn Titsworth.  The students worked extremely hard preparing for conference. Kaitlyn Titsworth and Avery Bowling presented their EAST program along with ...

  • 23 March

    Mena 7th Grade Attend Battle of the Books

    Mena Middle School 7th grade Battle of the Books A-Team won the DeQueen-Mena Education Co-op Battle of the Books. The A-Team members are: Allie Martin, Maddison Blair, Ciara Lance, and Kyleigh Johnson. The 7th grade B-Team placed 2nd. The 7th Grade B-Team members are: Stephanie Lua, Eli Henderson, London Copelin, and Jaxom Hughes. “It was a TEAM Mena Playoff! Way to go MMS 7th grade,” said ...

  • 23 March

    Webb Receives 2015 State Ring

    Acorn Archery Program archer, Brody Webb received his 2015 State ring in Archery.  Webb is the 2015 Middle Level Boys State Champion and had an overall score of 286 in the ANASP competition that was held in Hot Springs on March 27, 2015.  Webb is the eighth grade son of Duane and Dotsy Webb.  Webb and the rest of the Acorn ...

  • 23 March

    Acorn High School Students Attend Arkansas State FCCLA Meeting

    Acorn FCCLA President Elizabeth Baker and member Rin Branson recently attended the Arkansas State FCCLA meeting along with Adviser Annette Hays.  The meeting was held at Reynold’s Auditorium on UCA Campus in Conway.  The theme was “EMPOWER/MEPOWER” and was further amplified with the LEGO acronym: Leadership, Experience, Growth and Opportunity. Attendees enjoyed a motivational talk from Keynote Speaker Makayla Hendricks, ...

  • 23 March

    Acorn Attends Battle of the Books

    SUBMITTED BY ACORN SCHOOLS – 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, ...