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Plans underway for Veteran’s Day

Polk County is preparing to recognize our Veterans this Nov. for their service to the United States and recognize their courage and the honor that comes with being a member of the armed forces.   Your help is still needed to make this Polk County Veteran’s Celebration the best ever. Students in Jessica Smith’s EAST class at Mena Middle School ...

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Cross Places in AT&T Sponsored EAST Challenge

SUBMITTED – Samuel Cross, 8th Grade Mena Middle School EAST student, received 3rd Place in the EAST Cyber Cipher Challenge by AT&T.  There were 42 entries from across the state.  Samuel received an award of a 32GB USB Drive. Mena Middle School EAST is preparing for EAST Conference which will be held in Hot Springs March 13-14.  Several current EAST ...

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Oculus Provides Real-World Experiences from the Moon to the Trenches

BY MELANIE BUCK – Walking on the moon and exploring museums without ever leaving the classroom is what Mena Middle School students are doing thanks to Oculus, a piece of virtual reality gear, made possible for students through the Arkansas & Facebook Techstart Partnership. When the program was announced by Governor Asa Hutchinson in January 2017, he explained the purpose ...

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