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March, 2018

  • 14 March

    ORSD Installs Filling Stations

    Ouachita River School District was awarded a grant in the amount of $1,822.60 from Innovative Solutions for Educational Partnerships (ISEP) to purchase two water bottle filling stations. One in the high school hallway and one installed in the gym. The filling stations have been a huge success on our campus.

  • 14 March

    Acorn Elementary Announces February Students of the Month

    Acorn Elementary announces their February Students of the Month.  Students chosen have displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance.  Special thanks to Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises for providing lunch and games. Front Row: Caden Ryan, 3rd grade, son of Ladell and Amy Ryan; CJ Warner, 3rd grade, son of Jackie Warner; Gracie Sanchez, 2nd ...

  • 9 March

    School Lunch Menus: March 12-16, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake on a stick, syrup, sausage link, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancakes, syrup, sausage link, parfait, fruit, juice, milk Lunch: PreK: Orange chicken, fried rice, broccoli, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Orange chicken, beef tamale pie, fried rice, broccoli, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Choice of potato bar Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Breakfast ...

  • 7 March

    January Star Student for Wickes Elementary

    Front Row (L-R) Jayna Sanchez, Aliha Pena, Brenna Lawrence, Nataly Gonzalez-Antunez, Lindsey Munoz, and Connor Peek. Middle Row (L-R) Kevin Manuel, Valeria Munoz, Mary Crochet, Alex Aguilar, Bryson James, and Emily Peek. Back Row (L-R) Kaylee Williams, Lexi Bradley, Sabera Land, Aiden McKenzie, and Jhovani Perez. Not Pictured: Monse Salgado

  • 7 March

    Ready Set Go to High School, College and Careers Family Night for MMS

    Mena Middle School 8th graders and their families as well as any 8th grade student in the community are invited to Ready Set Go to High School, College and Careers Family Night on Thursday, March 8, at 6 P.M. in U of A Rich Mountain Student Center. This evening is hosted by Mena Middle School Family Engagement Organization and U ...

  • 7 March

    MHS Bearcat Chorus, Spotlight Singers Earn Superior Ratings

    BY TAMMY TAYLOR – The Mena High School Bearcat Chorus and Spotlight Singers participated in Region 3 Choral Performance Assessment on Thursday, February 22.  The event was held at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. The assessment requires singing three prepared pieces of music, one of which must be a cappella, in front of three judges.  After performance of the prepared ...

  • 2 March

    School Lunch Menus: March 5-9, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake wrap, syrup, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Beefy macaroni, roll, mashed potatoes, green peas, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Beef macaroni, popcorn chicken, roll, mashed potatoes, green peas, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Choice of potato bar Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Variety cereal, fruit, ...

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Acorn Students Amazed by Chocolate!

    Acorn second grade students loaded a Little Rock Tours charter bus on a rainy February 21 and traveled to Bentonville to learn about Chocolate at the Scott Family Amazeum Museum. Prior to the trip, the students read the book Who Was Milton Hershey?  They created timelines related to the study of how chocolate has been used in the past.  Once ...

  • 28 February

    Mena student named to Fall 2017 Dean’s List

    LITTLE ROCK, AR (02/23/2018)– Eric Sutherland of Mena, AR, was named to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s fall 2017 Dean’s List. To be included, students must have at least nine credit hours with a grade of A, B, C, or “credit” and at least a 3.5 GPA. With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers ...

  • 26 February

    School Lunch Menus: February 27 – March 2, 2018

    Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake wrap, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, potato bar, breadstick, green beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: ...