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September, 2014

  • 24 September

    Cossatot River Students Attend Young Voters Workshop

    Students from Cossatot River High School attended the Young Voters Workshop sponsored by the Secretary of State’s Office in Little Rock. The students participated in activities concerning the struggles that many Americans fought to vote. A history of voting rights, skits and current events engaged the students in a day long learning environment. The students attending the workshop were: Raul ...

  • 24 September

    Students Gather for Annual ‘See You at the Pole’

    [ABOVE] Students from Acorn joined with others across the county and nation for the annual See You at the Pole event that began with just a small group of teenagers in Burleson, Texas, who came together for a DiscipleNow weekend in early 1990. They came seeking God and little did they know how powerfully He was about to move. On Saturday night ...

  • 23 September

    Menus for County Schools: September 24, 2014

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Super Donut, Sausage Link, Applesauce, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Cheeseburger on a bun, Lettuce & Tomato, Pork & Beans, French Fries, Sliced Pears, Milk; Choice: Chicken Sandwich, Lettuce & Tomato, Pork & Beans, French Fries, Sliced Pears, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Cereal, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Chicken Patty, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Beans, Sliced Bread, Fruit, Milk Cossatot River School Breakfast: Breakfast ...

  • 22 September

    Menus for County Schools: September 23, 2014

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Cereal, Toast, Diced Peaches, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad, Orange Wedges, Baby Carrots, Milk; Choice: Stromboli, Tossed Salad, Orange Wedges, Baby Carrots, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Chicken Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Tossed Salad, Corn, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Sausage Buscuit, Cantalope, Juice, Milk Lunch: Soft Taco, Lettuce/Tomato, Cheese/Salsa, Refried Beans, Fruit Cocktail, Banana ...

  • 22 September

    2014 Mena Bearcat Football Team Roster & Schedule

    2014 Senior Football Schedule September 5th DeQueen Away 7:30 pm September 12th Hot Springs Home 7:00 pm September 19th Mansfield Away 7:00 pm September 26th Ashdown* Away 7:30 pm October 3rd Malvern* Home 7:00 pm October 10th Bauxite* + Home 7:00 pm October 17th  Arkadelphia* Away 7:00 pm October 24th Nashville* Home  7:00 pm October 31st Ft. Lake* Away  7:00 ...

  • 22 September

    Meet the 2014-15 Mena Bearcat Cheerleaders

    Leea Carver – Co-Captain 12 Bailey Bunch – Co-Captain 12 Jami Miller 12 McKenna Law 12 Talyssa Fretz 12 Taryn Milham 12 Ashlyn Fox 12 Keeley Jones 11 Allie Sessler 11 Marley Jones 10 Kelsey Wiggins 10 Suni Nichols 10

  • 22 September

    Meet the 2014-15 Mena Bearcat Marching Band

    Charity Cameron 9 Danielle Clegg 9 Savannah Brown 9 Samantha Gorden 9 Ruby Green 9 Ashley Payne 9 Tanisha James 9 Makayla Ortiz 9 Telissa Smith 9 Jimmy Dilbert 9 Brynn Harvey 9 Trey Brown 9 Whitley Cline 9 Alex Cude 9 Dustin Dilbeck 9 Robert Johnson 9 Richard Hanley 9 Kelhan Howell 9 Joseph Blanton 9 Skylar Beck 9 ...

  • 21 September

    Menus for County Schools: September 22, 2014

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza, Pear Slices, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Hot Ham & Cheese, Broccoli & Carrots, Frito’s, Peanut Butter Cookie, Fruit, Milk;  Choice: Turkey Bacon Club Sandwich, Broccoli & Carrots, Frito’s, Peanut Butter Cookie, Fruit, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Morning Sausage Roll, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: BBQ on a bun, Potato Wedges, Fresh Broccoli & Carrots, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Fruit, Milk   ...

  • 19 September

    Mena High School Celebrates ‘Ty Day’

    BY MELANIE BUCK – On Wednesday, September 17, Mena High School students honored Ty Thacker with ‘Ty Day.’ Ty is the 7-year old son of Ron and Tonya Thacker. He was diagnosed on July 13 of this year with Leukemia and has begun a 3-year treatment plan that includes chemotherapy and other treatments. Students that participated wore ties or their ...

  • 19 September

    HHE Welcomes JAG Mentors

    Holly Harshman Elementary welcomes MHS JAG mentors!  The Mena High School Jobs for Arkansas Graduates students visit the HHE Campus weekly and enjoy the many facets of education.  HHE staff and students are always thrilled to have the extra hands and hearts at our school!