Cossatot River High School has announced the dates of their orientation for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. The 7th Grade orientation will be held on August 3, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 8th & 9th Grade orientation will be August 4, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 10th & 11th Grade orientation will be August 4, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.; and 12th Grade orientation will be August 4, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The make up day for missing orientation will be August 5, at 10:00 am.
Counselors will be available to give the students their schedules and a tour will be provided for the 7th grade and any new students to the district. A short PowerPoint will be presented to the students showing the highlights of the handbook. Refreshments will be served.
Both Ouachita River School Districts’ Acorn and Oden Campuses will hold their Open Houses on Thursday, August 13. The 6th grade parents’ Smart Core meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., with the public meeting being held at 6 p.m., and Open House beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Mena Public Schools will hold all of their campus open houses on Monday, August 17th. Louise Durham Elementary School will have open house from 3 – 5 p.m.; Holly Harshman Elementary from 4 – 6 p.m.; Mena Middle School from 5 – 7 p.m.; and Mena High School will split their sessions to include seniors and freshmen from 3 – 4:30 p.m. and sophomores and juniors from 4:30 – 6 p.m.