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November, 2016

  • 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: ...

  • 9 November

    HHE’s October Students of the Month

    Holly Harshman Elementary Students of the Month for October 2016 are pictured above. HHE Students of the Month are sponsored by the Mena Elks Lodge. Back Row: Shaela Monahon, Heidi Siler, Elaina Aleshire, Caroline Cannon, Sophie Brewer, Jocelyn Biard; Middle Row: Matthias Jobe, Lauren Beck, Starla Carrillo, Rebekah Ogden, Braxton Bradley, Abi Koppein, Adam Hughes; Front Row: Kili Cox, James ...

  • 9 November

    Wickes Honor Roll

    1ST GRADE: ALL A’s – Paola Gomez, Karder Helms, Vanessa Hernandez, Makayla Molina, Shayla Quintana, Ethan Richardson, Yeshle Campuzano, Melenie Fores, Kimber Hayes, Carter Hexamer, Aliha Pena, Porter Roper, Damaria Thompson, Jerry Antonio, Temoc Antunez, L.J. Blackmon, Jaylie Brantley, Samuel Cordova, Eunice Monsivais, Dayami Ruiz, Lance Thomas, Elianna Villarreal, Korey Wheeler. As & Bs –  Faith Brown, Jorden Causey, Ben ...

  • 9 November

    Vandervoort Elementary’s Mock Presidential Election

    Vandervoort Elementary participated in the mock presidential election held by Studies Weekly. Students in classrooms from across the nation were able to not only learn about the voting process, but see it happen in real time. Mrs. C’s second grade class served as voting staff for grades 1st-3rd. Election results were posted in real time online as students cast their ...

  • 9 November

    Vandervoort Elementary’s Bus Students

    Bus students for the month of October. Left picture: Gracie Potter, Jessica Green, and Aspen Bouldrey. Right picture: Starla Ashcraft and Aubree Turner Not Pictured: Chris Chesser.

  • 9 November

    Vandervoort Elementary’s Character Students

    Vandervoort Elementary has announced their Character Students for the month of October. Pictured left to right – Back row: Austin Bailey, Laci Dixon, Gracie Potter, Rudy Arce, Jimmy Glenn. Middle Row: Anythony Johnson, Jade Watkins. Front Row: Lillyann Bennett, Autumn and Jasmine Dunn. Not Pictured- Natalie Rushing Right Picture- Aubrie Smith and Christopher Dickens. The world for the month was ...

  • 9 November

    Cossatot River Students Sweep State Fair Charolais Show

    Troy Bailey, a freshman at Cossatot River High School won big at the Arkansas State Fair this year. Bailey secured Jr. Grand Champion Charolais Bull, Open Grand Champion Bull, and Arkansas Bred Champion (bred by Bowen Farms, Mena Ark.) ribbons and found his way into the Purple Circle. Bailey also won Grand Champion Bull at the Polk County Fair and ...

  • 9 November

    Bailey Inducted into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club

    SUBMITTED – Troy Bailey of Cove was inducted Oct. 29 into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club.  Bailey had the Grand Champion Charolais Bull 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

    Acorn High School Students of the Month

    The Acorn High School Faculties have chosen the following students for the October 2016 Students of the Month. 6th Grade: Lori Richardson, granddaughter of Willard & Sandra Richardson; 7th Grade: Emily Blair, daughter of Trea & Amanda Blair; 8th Grade: Autumn Strother, daughter of Tim & Jewell Strother; 9th Grade: Kacey Head, son of Josh & Maedean Head; 10th Grade: ...