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September 11, 2019

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Mena School District Under Budget on LDES Project

(MENA) Members of the Mena School Board heard from Superintendent Benny Weston on various updates that the district has been involved with. The meeting got underway with “deepest regrets” from the school district on the loss of two longtime educators that served Mena Schools for a longtime. Mary Margaret Fassler and Bill Abernathy. Fassler was a teacher for 43 years, ...

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2019 Graduation Edition of The Polk County Pulse

Aim High the Future is Yours!  

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Westin Named Superintendent of the Year in Arkansas

Cannon Interviewed for State School Board Magazine (MENA) Mena School Superintendent Benny Weston was named as the Arkansas Rural Education Association Superintendent of the Year. Mr. Dale Query made a special effort to attend the Mena School Board meeting Tuesday night at the administration building to present the award. Weston humbly accepted the award, with board members, administrators & others ...

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Mena Knocks Off Hope

The Mena Bearcats and LadyCats swept the Hope senior teams Friday night at the Union Bank Center in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. The LadyCats led throughout the contest for a convincing 60-43 victory. Although the Bearcats started out slowly, the Mena boys roared back in the second half to defeat Hope 56-46. Tateli Thacker and Paige Evans each ...

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Mena Students Place at Quiz Bowl Invitational

SUBMITTED – Mena Public Schools recently held the Mena Invitational Quiz Bowl tournament for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students. Mena’s teams each placed at the meet and are pictured. There were ten teams and the Mena 4th grade GT students took fourth place. Back row from left to right is Dax McMellon, Andrew Erickson, Eli Swall, Denton Warner, and ...

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Koppein Wins Mena School District NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

Moves One Step Closer to $50,000 College Scholarship [Mena,AR ,12-5-17]—Abi Koppein, a 5th grade student at Holly Harshman Elementary School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on December 5, 2017 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 30th annual National ...

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Mena Public Schools Hosts Annual Flu Clinic

Mena Public Schools, in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Health, participated in the annual Flu Clinic.  Throughout the week of October 9th, the Department of Health visited Mena School campuses to administer flu shots to students and staff.  “WE” appreciate the assistance of volunteers, Sherri and Robby Hines, and the Department of Health for doing their part to keep ...

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School Lunch Menus: September 25-29, 2017

Acorn Public Schools: Monday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, sausage, egg & cheese biscuit, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Orange chicken, beef stir fry w/ veggies, egg roll, fried rice, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. High School: Orange chicken, beef stir fry w/ veggies, baked potato bar, pizza, egg roll, fried rice, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, ...

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