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March, 2017

  • 24 March

    School Lunch Menus: March 27-31, 2017

    Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 3/27 Variety cereal, super donut, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday 3/28 Variety cereal, strawberry parfait, sausage link, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday 3/29 Variety cereal, pancakes w/ syrup, sausage link, fruit, juice, milk Thursday 3/30 Variety cereal, mini powdered donuts, fruit, juice, milk Friday 3/31 Variety cereal, biscuit & gravy, jelly, sausage link, fruit yogurt, juice, milk Acorn School’s ...

  • 22 March

    Mena Middle School 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll and Merit List

    All A’S 6th grade-  Olivia Butterfield, Evelyn Farrier, Draven Hair, Emmi Hines, Madilyn Lyle, Emily May, Anna McDonald, Paige Parnell, Trevin Plunkett, Kendall Posey, Carmen Puckett, Ranessa Ricker, Alexander Rocha, Abigail Smith. 7th grade- Allison Bates, Katie Benefield, Samuel Cross, Whitney Dilbert, Grayson Fairless, Christina Gragg, Sarah Grenier, Breeanna Hendrix, Tate Hunter, Emily Liles, Abigail McConnell, Jaiden Milam, Abby Perez, Avery ...

  • 22 March

    Mena Schools Host ‘Donuts with Dad’

    Mena Public Schools held a Donuts with Dad event on Friday, March 17, 2017. Each of the district’s four campuses allowed dads to eat breakfast with their children, being served donuts, milk, and fruit. The schools reported a great turnout for the event.

  • 22 March

    Local 6th Graders Attend Discovering Excellence in AR STEM Conference

    Wickes Elementary sixth graders Toby Brown, Ashley Castro, and Emily Ugarte were selected to attend the Discovering Excellence in Arkansas STEM Conference at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock. Only 100 6th graders from across the state were chosen. These students have shown an aptitude in Math & Sciences and are thinking about pursuing a STEM career.

  • 22 March

    Vandervoort Elementary’s Perfect Attendance for the 3rd Nine Weeks

    First Grade: Anastasia Broach and  Jakub Henry. Third Grade: Jacob Barrett and Michael  Howard. Fourth Grade: Jennifer Arce and Bradley Wade. Fifth Grade: Thomas Broach, Illiana Diaz De Leon,  and Darnay Pierce. Sixth Grade: Rudy Arce, Austin Caramez, Tyler Graham, Kimberly Hackworth, and Jessica Harris.

  • 22 March

    Vandervoort Elementary’s 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll

    Kindergarten – All A’s;  Leliana Anglin, Makenzie Arthur, Aspen Boldrey,  Gracelee Burk, Jasmine Dunn,  Keelie Haynes, Bailey Huff, Aaron Jewell, Cambree Manning, Tristan Pollard, Natalie Rushing, Nevaeh Scott, Ariana Shaver, Jace Shouse, Gracie Smith, Joslyn Watkins, Braxton Wilkinson , Saphina Zimmerman. Kindergarten – All A’s & B’s; Madyson Broach,  Samuel Davis, Easton Johnson. First Grade- All A’s; Temperance Bell, Brody ...

  • 22 March

    UA Rich Mountain- ACT Prep Courses

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain is offering ACT prep courses for anyone interested. Prep courses will be offered in reading, math, and English. The reading course will be Tuesday, March 28th from 6-8pm. The math prep course will be available Wednesday, March 29th from 6-8pm. For those seeking to take the English course, it will be offered Thursday, April ...

  • 22 March

    Mena High School 40 Year Club Grows Scholarship Endowment  

    The Mena High School 40 Year Club recently presented a donation of $10,000 to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to continue growing the Club’s established endowment for scholarships. The MHS 40 Year Club Endowment Scholarship currently provides three annual scholarships with the fourth annual scholarship endowment nearing completion. The scholarship awards are designated for Mena High School graduates ...

  • 22 March

    Acorn Elementary Selects February Students of the Month

    Acorn Elementary has announced their February 2017 Students of the Month. Students chosen have displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance. Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises provided lunch and games. Front Row: Sarah Bloodworth, Kindergarten, daughter of Billie Jo Bloodworth; Caston Horn, 1st grade, son of Nathan and Rachel Fox; Tucker Garner, Kindergarten, son of ...

  • 22 March

    Acorn Archery Receives Grant for 3D Targets

    SUBMITTED – The Acorn Archery Team recently expanded its competition to include 3D Targets. Ten 3D targets were purchased with the assistance of the Farmer’s Cooperative through a grant with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The $1000.00 grant was funded through the Wildlife Conservation Education Program. The new targets will help the Acorn Archery Team increase their competitive base ...