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February, 2017

  • 1 February

    Vandervoort Elem. Partners with Sunny D

    Mrs. Martin’s 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students participated in the 2016-2017 Sunny D Book Spree. Sunny D will donate a book for every Sunny D label turned in. Each teacher is limited to 20 books. Mrs. Martin’s students collected 420 Sunny D labels, which were enough to donate 20 books to every teacher at Cossatot River’s Vandervoort Elementary and ...

  • 1 February

    Vandervoort Elementary Celebrates 100th Day of School

    Vandervoort Preschool and ABC Pre-K celebrated the 100th day of school with a balloon release and also dressed up to be ‘100 years old.’ Vandervoort Elementary Preschool teachers are Sharon Sellers and Cynthia Tena; ABC teachers are Jessica Johnson and Monica Ralls.

  • 1 February

    AHS Hosting Acorn’s Got Talent

    The Acorn High School Music Department will be hosting their fourth annual Acorn’s Got Talent Show on Thursday night, February 2nd, at 7:00 p.m. in the Acorn Cafeteria. Contestants will be in Middle and High School. Donations will be taken at the door. All proceeds will go to purchase choir microphones and banners for the new music classroom. All are welcome to come out and show ...

  • 1 February

    Acorn Elementary Students of the Month

    January Students of the Month from Acorn Elementary School were chosen having displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance. Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises provided lunch and games for the students. Pictured are: Front Row: Gracie Sanchez, 1st grade, daughter of Michael and Cassandra Sanchez; Katie Neugent, 2nd grade, daughter of Jason and Amy Neugent; ...

January, 2017

  • 27 January

    School Lunch Menus: January 30 – February 3, 2017

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 1/30 Variety cereal, cheese omelet, orange, yogurt, juice, milk Tuesday 1/31 Variety cereal, cinnamon roll, sausage link, bananas, yogurt, juice, milk Wednesday 2/1 Variety cereal, super donut, sausage link, raisins, variety fruit, juice, milk Thursday 2/2 Variety cereal, mini chocolate donuts, variety fruit, yogurt, juice, milk Friday 2/3 Variety cereal, biscuit & gravy, jelly, variety fruit, yogurt, ...

  • 25 January

    UARM Science Club to Host 2nd Annual Science Fair

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Science Club is preparing to host their 2nd Annual Science Fair on Friday, February 17, 2017. The Science Fair will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and is open to participants from elementary to college level, including homeschool students. Participants will be awarded in at least nine categories with cash prizes and ...

  • 25 January

    University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Fall 2016 Honor Recipients

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain has announced the students named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List who were enrolled for the fall 2016 semester. Students named to the Chancellor’s List are full-time, current students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more, excluding developmental coursework, and earn a 4.0 grade point average or higher. The Chancellor’s List ...

  • 25 January

    Area Graduates Earn College Success

    Bethany Barney of Mena was honored at the Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement on December 9, 2016. Barney was an Agricultural Education major and graduated Cum Laude from the College of Science and Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree. Sydnee Curry, who attends Hendrix College, was honored for being on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. Maria ...

  • 25 January

    MHS FBLA Students Participate in District Leadership Conference

    SUBMITTED – Mena High School FBLA students recently participated in a District Leadership Conference are several placed in their respective areas of interest. Those placing were: Marc Wilson, 9th place, Introduction to Financial Math; Lance Lee, 8th place, Business Calculations; Chantal Sims, 8th place, FBLA Principles and Procedures; Aimmee Williams, 8th place, Public Speaking II; Daniel Green, 7th place, Impromptu ...

  • 24 January

    Mena High School Students Tries Out for Regional VIII All-Regional Band

    Several students from the Mena High School Band recently tried out for the Region VIII All-Region Band, with several earning chairs. Those students who earned a position in the All Region Band are: Katlin Looney- Flute, 3rd band, 3rd Chair; Telissa Smith- Bass Clarinet, 3rd band, 1st chair; David Chaney- Tenor Saxophone, 2nd band, 2nd chair; Daniel Green- Tenor Saxophone, ...