Breaking News

Tag Archives: Mena Middle School

Community Development Discussions Continue for Former Middle School

BY MELANIE WADE – Plans are underway for the development of the old Mena Middle School building that has sat empty on Mena Street since a tornado ripped through town on April 9, 2009. Following the devastation, a local man, Walter Deetz, purchased the building and has extensively repaired it; however, selling the property or deciding on what to do ...

Read More »

Mena Middle School 1st Semester Honor Roll and Merit List

Mena Middle School has announced their Honor Roll and Merit List students for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Receiving All A’S are: 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jocelyn Biard, Sophia Brewer, Caorline Cannon, Taten Collins, Joseph Cude, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Jesse Garcia, Amy Gragg,Kiylee Hughes, Kaelyn Nichols, Nichole Philpot, Brendan Ricker, Casady Rode, Logan ...

Read More »

Mena Middle School 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll and Merit List

The faculty of Mena Middle School has released the names of students who achieved Honor Roll and Merit List status. Those students are: All A’S – 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jaxon Baber, Jocelyn Biard, Sohpia Brewer, Caroline Cannon, Taten Collins, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Amy Gragg, Breanna Parker, Nichole Philpot, Brenden Ricker, Casady Rode, Hudson Vacca, Sophia ...

Read More »

Mena Middle Competes in Ashdown Quiz Bowl

The Mena Middle School GT class competed in the Ashdown Invitational Quiz Bowl on Wednesday, November 8th.  The students were undefeated throughout the competition and wrapped up the day with a 1st place finish for the event. The 6th Grade Team is pictured: (Back, L to R) Maddox Medlin, Amy Gragg, Jocelyn Biard, Heidi Wells, Hailey Emerson, Hudson Vacca, Sophia ...

Read More »

MMS Awarded for Student Success

(Little Rock) – Being a high academic performing and/or growing school not only serves students, but may also result in additional reward funding. For the 2015-16 school year, 201 public schools were recently recognized as either high performing schools, high gaining schools, or both through the Arkansas School Recognition and Reward Program. The program recognizes the top 10 percent of ...

Read More »

MMS Receives Grants for Student Performance and Tech Partnership

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena Middle School has been chosen as recipients of two grants recently that will benefit students and educators. The first of the two grants was awarded based on high student performance. MMS Principal Cliff Sherrer explained that they had an exceptional number of students exceed performance standards and were awarded a grant from the state. Sherrer ...

Read More »

MMS’s 1st Semester Honor Roll and Merit List

All A’S 6th grade- Beau Bledsoe, Dusty Davis, Addi Dollar, Evelyn Ellis, Evelyn Farrier, Draven Hair, Keira Hall, Brendon Heath, Emmi Hines, Emily Holloway, Aslynn Jackson, Gabriel Kelley, Emily May, Kate McDonald, Daniel McDonald, Hannah Medcalf, Taylor Nance, Paige Parnell, Gabrielle Pierce, Trevin Plunkett, Kendall Posey, Carmen Puckett, Ranessa Ricker, Alexander Rocha, Layla Sessler, Layla Spenser, Emma Threlkeld 7th grade– ...

Read More »

MMS’s 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll and Merit List

All A’S 6th grade–  Beau Bledose, Dusty Davis, Addi Dollar, Evelyn Ellis, Evelyn Farrier, Draven Hair, Keira Hall, Brendon Heath, Emmi Hines, Emily Holloway, Aslynn Jackson, Emily May, Kate McDonald, Daniel McDonald, Alexia Minzel, Taylor Nance, Paige Parnell, Gabrielle Pierce, Trevin Plunkett, Carmen Puckett, Ranessa Ricker, Alexander Rocha, Layla Sessler, Layla Spenser, Emma Threlkeld, 7th grade – Allison Bates, Katie ...

Read More »

Mena Middle School Plans Red Ribbon Week

The Mena Middle School Bearcats Against Destructive Decisions (BADD) Team Red Ribbon Week Committee has been working hard on Red Ribbon Week plans. Mena Schools will celebrate National Red Ribbon Week October 24-28.This years National Theme is #YouOnlyLiveOnce….YOLO Be Drug Free. TEAM Mena invites the community to celebrate with them. They will have themed dress up days throughout the week. The themes ...

Read More »

Mena Middle School Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs Club

Mena Middle School Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) Club traveled to Lake Wilhelmina on Monday, October 10, to clean up around the lake. MMS was awarded the Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Grant last spring. With the grant funding, a conservation project is required. Eighteen students, grades 6 thru 8, worked hard to clean up a bunch of ...

Read More »