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Mena School Board Votes to Change Annual School Election Dates Beginning in 2018

BY MELANIE WADE – With the Annual School Election for county school board candidates just around the corner, the Mena School Board has adopted a resolution that will move all future school elections to coincide with the primary and general elections for governmental entities. The change will take place in the 2018 election cycle. Due to the Annual School Election ...

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School Board Expands Alternative Education and Approves Personnel Changes

SUBMITTED – The Mena School Board met Wednesday, May 11, 2016 and approved several personnel changes for the 2016-2017 school year. At the April board meeting, the Board approved Mr. Weston’s recommendation for expanding the Alternative Education to a K-12 program.  This new initiative requires a district director to administer the three school sites, Little Cats K-4 at Holly Harshman ...

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Mena School Board Renews Superintendent Contract – Appoints Aynes to Fill Vacancy

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena School Board met last week for their regular monthly meeting. FLASH Cats, the before-and-after school program at Holly Harshman Elementary had students present that demonstrated some of the skills they have learned throughout the program and shared their feelings on the program. Paulette Crawford heads up the FLASH Cats program at HHE that consists of ...

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Mena School Board Approved Several Measures at September Meeting

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Mena School Board held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 22 at the Administration Building. First on the agenda was the announcement of this year’s public meeting for annual reports. On October 20th, there will be a facilities meeting at 5 p.m. where there will be discussion of the 10-year facilities plan. At 6 p.m. ...

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