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December, 2017

  • 8 December

    School Lunch Menus: December 11-16, 2017

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake Wrap, fruit, milk. K-12 Grade: Variety cereal, pancake wrap syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Popcorn chicken, fries, pinto beans, fruit, milk. Elementary: Fish sticks, popcorn chicken, roll, fries, pinto beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Middle & High School: Fish sticks, popcorn chicken, potato bar, toll, fries, pinto beans, fruit, milk, salad ...

  • 6 December

    Local Youth Inducted into Purple Circle

    Two Polk County youth have been inducted into Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Purple Circle Club – Dillon Gurley and Brandi Frachiseur. Gurley, of Grannis, was inducted for having the Grand Champion Berkshire Boar at the Arkansas State Fair and Livestock Show. Frachiseur is also of Grannis and was inducted for having the Senior Exotic Breeding Beef Showmanship at the Arkansas State ...

  • 6 December

    Mena High School Choir to Host Christmas Concert This Week

    The Mena High School Choral Music Department will present their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the high school performing arts center.  The program will feature the musical talents of the Sixth Grade Choir, Middle School Choir, Spotlight Singers, and the Bearcat Chorus.  All choirs are under the direction of Ferroll “Tammy” Taylor.

  • 6 December

    Cossatot River High Music Dept to Present Christmas Concert

    The Cossatot River High School Music Dept will present their Christmas concert  on Monday, December 11, 2017 in the Holbert Auditorium in Wickes.  The band concert will begin at 6:00 featuring the 7th/8th grade Beginning Band and then the Senior band.  The band is under the direction of Emily Huckaby. The choir concert will follow at 7:30 under the direction ...

  • 6 December

    Acorn Choir to Host Christmas Concert

    Acorn Music Director Valerie Couch has announced two upcoming performance of the growing choir and music programs. The Acorn Choir concert will be held December 11th beginning at 7 p.m. in the Mary Fryar-Davis Gymnasium. Performing first will be the 5th and 6th grades followed by the high school choir, who will be performing their musical, Christmas Time is Here. ...

  • 1 December

    School Lunch Menus: December 4-8, 2017

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Breakfast pizza, fruit milk. K-12 Grade: Variety cereal, breakfast pizza, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Cheeseburger, fries, fruit, milk. Elementary: BBQ chicken sandwich, cheeseburger, fries, fruit, milk, salad bar. Middle & High School: BBQ chicken sandwich, cheeseburger, potato bar, fries, fruit, milk, salad bar. Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Variety cereal, fruit milk. K-12 Grade: ...

November, 2017

  • 29 November

    Vandervoort Spelling Bee Winners

    Students at Vandervoort Elementary competed November 16th to respresent their school in the Polk County Spelling Bee. Pictured: Back L to R: Ayla Elder, Elijah Smith, Wyatt Gunn, Bradley Wade Front L to R: Illiana Diaz, Saphina Zimmerman, Cambree Manning, Brody Creel, Rylee Manning, Elijah Owens, Jade Watkins, Adan Garcia

  • 29 November

    UARM’s Meet the Staff

    Charla Hollin joined the UA Rich Mountain family as a faculty member in January 1992. As the Allied Health Division Chair, she oversees the CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), LPN (Licensed Practical Nursing), and RN (Registered Nursing) programs. Some of the accomplishments she is most proud of in her career at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain are expanding the LPN ...

  • 29 November

    UARM’s Meet the Staff

    This year, Brandon celebrates his 10th year anniversary at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. For five of those years, he worked in his current position as the Outreach Representative with the Talent Search TRiO Program. For the first two years he worked at the College, he held a position in the Arkansas Career Pathways Program and has held the ...

  • 29 November

    Wickes Elementary’s Star Students of the Month

    Wickes Elementary has selected their Star Students of the month, the following students were chosen: Front row (l-r): Elizabeth Goethals, Melenie Flores, Hector Marrufo, Carter Hexamer, Alisson Avila, Jessie Bailey, and Crystal Ruiz; Middle row (l-r): Melanie Hernandez, Jareli Herrera, Veronica Alarcon, Alexander Aguilar, and Kaleb Olalde; Back row (l-r): Brody Bailey, Madison Linker, Aylin Ortega, and Diana Munoz. Not ...