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Mena High School 40 Year Club Scholarship Reaches 4th Endowment

SUBMITTED – The Mena High School 40 Year Club presented a donation of $14,500 to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to establish a fourth endowment for the Club’s scholarship fund. Currently, the MHS 40 Year Club Endowment Scholarship provides three annual scholarships with a fourth scholarship projected to be available for the fall 2018 semester. The scholarship awards ...

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

Five Mena FFA students were among 43 delegates representing the State of Arkansas for the annual Washington Leadership Conference. Proudly wearing their blue and gold, students spent a week touring the Nation’s capital city, meeting with leaders and also completing a service project in which they packaged over 61,000 meals for Meals of Hope. Mena students pictured above standing on ...

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Bearcats Fall To Warren; End Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The hometown Mena Bearcats took on the Warren Lumberjacks, on Wednesday, February 22, at Nashville High School, in the 4A South Regional Basketball Tournament. Mena’s Cross Hughes led the team with seven of their eight points in the first quarter, but the Lumberjacks’ offense was able to put up fifteen, to hold a 15-8 lead after ...

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Aleshire Electric Holds the 2nd Annual Rich Mountain CDE Invitational

Aleshire Electric sponsored the 2nd Annual Rich Mountain CDE Invitational on Friday, January 27th at the Ouachita Center on the campus of University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. The event is an electricity competition that includes Future Farmers of America (FFA) Ag. Electricity teams and individuals from schools across the region. The winners of the High Individual category were: 1st Place- Pedro ...

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Mena High School Students Tries Out for Regional VIII All-Regional Band

Several students from the Mena High School Band recently tried out for the Region VIII All-Region Band, with several earning chairs. Those students who earned a position in the All Region Band are: Katlin Looney- Flute, 3rd band, 3rd Chair; Telissa Smith- Bass Clarinet, 3rd band, 1st chair; David Chaney- Tenor Saxophone, 2nd band, 2nd chair; Daniel Green- Tenor Saxophone, ...

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MHS Students Participate in General Mock Election

SUBMITTED BY SUMER BROWN – Mena High School participated in the National Mock Election on October 31st and November 1st. Student’s acted as the clerks, bailiffs, and observers, instructing other students in the process of voting. Students went through two checkpoints, showing a picture ID at both and providing a signature at the 2nd one. They were shown to the ...

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Mena High School Band Attends All-Region Jazz Band Competition

Dozens of Mena High School band students had a successful day when they attended High School All-Region Jazz Band competition. Students making High School All Region Jazz Band are: David Chaney- First Band, 2nd Chair Tenor Saxophone; Daniel Green- Tenor Saxophone Alternate; Brynn Harvey- First Band, 1st Chair Baritone Saxophone; Alex Cude- Trumpet Alternate; Robert Johnson- Bass Trombone Alternate; Fisher ...

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Seussical the Musical Debuts this Week

SUBMITTED – Seventeen actors plus fifteen crew members want to invite you to Seussical the Musical which will be performed this coming week at the Mena High School Performing Arts Center. The story is centered around 12 of Seuss’ favorite children’s books.  Some of Seuss’ most familiar characters included in this show are Horton the elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, the ...

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Mena High School Choir Compete in All Region Choir

SUBMITTED – Thirty Mena High School choir students competed for all region choir honors on Saturday, October 8, at Sheridan High School in Sheridan, Arkansas.  Over 900 students from across Region 3 auditioned for placement in the prestigious choir.  Region auditions are not separated by school size, which makes for intense student competition for region honors.  Eleven Mena students earned chairs ...

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‘Rappin Dad’ Comes to Mena High School

SUBMITTED – The Parental Involvement Committee for Mena Schools is excited to announce that they are bringing back, Derek Clark, also known as the ‘Rappin Dad’.  Clark is a motivational speaker who knows first-hand the power of attitude in coping with adversity and overcoming hardship.  He suffered brutal child abuse and abandonment, but never gave up and went from victim to victor by defying ...

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