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January, 2019

  • 30 January

    2019 Polk County Spelling Bee Winners

    The 2019 Polk County Spelling Bee was held on Tuesday January 22nd, in the Ouachita Center on the campus of University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. Winners of the bee are as follows. 1st Grade 1st Place – Channing Wimbery – Louise Durham 2nd Place – Adelyn Barton- Vandervoort Elementary 3rd Place – Lexi Haggard – Acorn Elementary 2nd Grade 1st ...

  • 30 January

    Mena School District approves paving project

    The Mena School Board met on Tuesday, January 22nd. The Mena School Board approved the paving of the south parking lot at Louise Durham Elementary by Sealco Contractors. Paving should be completed in the coming week. A motion was made and seconded to purchase a student tray slide shelf for the Holly Harshman cafeteria. The board was given an update ...

  • 23 January

    Acorn High School Honor Roll 2018-2019

    1st Semester Honor Roll:   A’s & B’s   2018-2019 7th Grade:  Kora Carter, Payton Davis, Noah Holland, Audrey Holliday, Rileigh Husted, Rayden Laird, Harlei McCourtney, Nicholas McCourtney, Lucas Parnell, Kayleigh Pool, Sarah Sullivan, Annabella Tedder 8th Grade:  Cora Bell, Charish Hill, Michael Laing, Olivia Maechler, Reed McGee, Rachael Miller, Addyson Prewett, Jamie Richardson, Dakota Sullivan, Emily Whorton, Jayden Willborg, Addison Wood 9th Grade:  Damian Bohlman, Mason Cunningham, Huy Huynh, Kyla Kimp, J.T. Miller, Abby Nance, Joshua Tilley, Riley Weddle 10th Grade:  Hunter Davasher, Emmy Goss, Jaden Miller, Jayden Quebedeaux, Trysten Richey, Harlee Rodgers, Autumn Strother, Theethach Sutthiwarotamakul, Sarah Wallace 11th Grade:  Kacey Head, Sophie ...

  • 23 January

    Wickes Elementary Star Students for December

    Front Row (L-R) Carson Price and Emilce Moreno; 2nd Row (L-R) TyLynn Robb, Tyrel Hennings, Jackson McGough, Jaynee Castro, and Cay Flores; Back Row (L-R) Serenity Fraser, Melanie Hernandez, Joseph Dosch, Thomas Goethals, Jose Ruiz, and Kailee Hill Not pictured: Cooper Hayes and Darvin Rojas

  • 23 January

    2019 CRSD Homecoming

October, 2018

  • 10 October

    Acorn Students Qualify for DUKE TIP

    Six seventh grade students at Acorn High School have qualified to participate in the DUKE University Identification Program’s 2018-2019 Talent Search (TIP).  In order to qualify, the students must score at or above the 95th national percentile in one or more subjects on the ACT Aspire.  Very few students qualify for DUKE TIP and it is quite an honor to ...

  • 10 October

    Acorn Elementary September Students of the Month Announced

    September Students of the Month from Acorn Elementary School have been announced.  Students chosen have displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance.  Special thanks to Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises for providing lunch and games. Pictured are back row from left: Zane Newton, 5th grande, son of Heather Irwin; Levi Neufeld, 5th grade, son of ...

June, 2018

  • 4 June

    Rich Mountain Conservation District Announces Scholarship Winners

    Rich Mountain Conservation District is proud to announce the winners of their annual scholarship. Josey Webb is a Senior at Acorn High School and is the daughter of Duane and Dot Webb. Josey plans on attending SAU in Magnolia majoring in Ag Business. Autumn Liles is a Senior at Mena High School and is the daughter of Joe Liles and ...

  • 1 June

    Gathright Endowment Completed

    The Al and Diann Gathright Endowment Grant was recently completed and endowed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation by a donation from Al and Diann Gathright. The purpose of the endowment is to provide support the UA Rich Mountain Foundation Development Fund, help secure additional funding through grants or other means, enhance facilities, and support ongoing needs, programs, ...

  • 1 June

    Chism Maye Receives Transfer Scholarship From Arkansas Tech University

    Arkansas Tech University is pleased to announce that Chism Maye has received a Transfer Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.  This $2000 scholarship is awarded on academic merit and has a total potential value of $12,000 over three years.  Chism is the son of Vicky Maye and Bryan Maye.  Chism’s honors and awards include, Arkansas Game and Fish Conservation Scholarship ...