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June, 2016

  • 2 June

    Mena Middle School’s 4th Nine Week Honor Roll

    All A’S 6th Grade– Cassidy Ashcraft, Jett Baber, Isabella Balkenhol, Allison Bates, Katie Benefield,  Jaimeson Biard, Amanda Booth, Aryana Carter, Braxton Claborn, Samuel Cross, Alexis Davis, Joshua Davis, William Davis, Whitney Dilbert, Grayson Fairless,  Nathaniel Jewell, Leilani Knight, Emily Liles, Abigail McConnell, Jaiden Milam, Gage Mortimer, Jerrod Najar, Justice Neufeld, Allison Ogden, Christina Ortiz, Drey Ozanich, Rachel Pennington, Caleb Peters, ...

  • 1 June

    Acorn High School’s 4th Nine Weeks & Semester Honor Roll

    Acorn High School Honor Roll 4th Nine Weeks 6th Grade: All As – Michael Auces, Emily Blair, Dennis Bohlman, Kyla Kimp, Kiersten Larucci, Jacob Lyle, Abigail Nance, Joshua Tilley, Raeghan Weddle. As & Bs – Adrianna Bates, Mason Cunningham, Lexi Dilbeck, Reese Rogers, Ethan Sutherland, Kaylee Tedder, Riley Weddle, Ayden Wood. 7th Grade: All As – Emmylynn Goss, Corryn Holland, ...

  • 1 June

    Louise Durham’s Registration

    Pre-K and Kindergarten registration continues at Louise Durham Elementary, Monday-Thursday from 8:00-3:30. The parents should bring their child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records, and proof of a well-child physical that was completed in the last two years. The parents are encouraged to register their child even if they don’t have all of the documents needed, as they may bring the required documents any ...

  • 1 June

    State Farm Agent Rewards Perfect Attendance

    Matt Thomas State Farm  Agent gave a bike to all students at Louise Durham Elementary who had perfect attendance the whole year. Pictured are 2nd Grade: Riya Desai, Madilyn Dees Quaker, and Annabelle Peters; 1st Grade: Brennan Burk and Tycen Baber (not pictured); and Kindergarten: Rebecca Cude, Keira Killan and Molly Sharp.    

  • 1 June

    Wickes Elementary 4th Nine Weeks & Semester Honor Roll

    1st Grade: All As – Leo Barranco, Kinnah Ferguson, Colton Finley, Gracie Linker, Nicole Martinez, Rynley Richardson, Marvin Brito, Jonas Hernandez, Axel Moreno, Alan Munoz, Liliana Gasca, Clint Hennings, Lexi McCarley, Kaleb Olalde, Braden Smith, Abigail Goethals, Alex Aguilar, Brent James, Noah Saxour, Adric Willis, Claira Morris, Jayro Campuzano, Lexi Gentry, Thomas Stover, Promise Knight, Isai Esquivel. As & Bs ...

May, 2016

  • 27 May

    Howard Awarded Leon Price Scholarship

    The Leon Price Scholarship is in its 17th year of awarding $1,000 to a Polk County student for the furthering of their education after high school. The scholarship is given in honor and memory of Leon Price, who was a longtime businessman and part owner of Price Mobile Home in Mena. The Price family has announced the 2016 recipient as ...

  • 25 May

    Local Students Compete in 2016 DMESC

    The DeQueen Mena Education Service Cooperative’s 2016 Science Destination Challenge was held Friday, May 6th at the CMA’s Iron Mountain facility. Approximately 300 students competed in the event and represented 13 consortium schools. The event was created to promote interest in science and engineering in a competitive, hands-on atmosphere. In recognition of those students in grades 4-12 whose school-level competition ...

  • 25 May

    Acorn Elementary Honor Roll

    2nd Grade: All As – William Bloodworth, Michael Carbone, Isabella Fowler, Irene Gilhousen, Tazanna Haggard, Nicholas Hicks, Joshua Hobbs, Lacy McEntire, Macy McEntire, Christian Staggs, Delilah Tetro, Caleb Young, Kaden Carter, Lauren Cruz, Stephanie Ham, Ty Kesterson, Skylar Landrum, Destiny Landry, Kaitlynn Ledbetter, Michelle Lewis, Jackson Lott, Darin Maxwell, Summer Nix, Lyndsey Powell, Aidan Rogers, Kaleb Sullivan, Taylor Watts. As ...

  • 24 May

    Duke University’s TIP Program Selects Copelin

    The largest program of its kind, participants in the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search identify academic strengths, develop abilities and interests, and celebrate their achievements at a crucial time when they are forming their identities and looking ahead to the future. TIP assists families in determining how advance their students’ academic abilities are and what level of educational challenge ...

  • 18 May


    The Mena High School choirs celebrated the 2015-2016 school year at their spring concert and awards ceremony on Friday, May 6.  The concert drew a large crowd after having been postponed the previous week due to inclement weather. Ten students were recognized for earning positions in the Southwest Region All-Region Honors Choir in November 2015.  Those students were:  Sarah Rose, ...