MADI LYLE played in the Class 4A State Golf Tournament on Tuesday at Sage Meadows Golf Course in Jonesboro. She finished with a 101 on a tough course. Madi is a multisport athlete & always does a great job representing the Ladycats & Mena..
The Polk County Health Department will be coming to MHS to give flu shots the morning of Wednesday October 13th. Paper forms will be handed out to students during Enrichment this week. Online forms are also available at https://dochub.com/bobbi-baker/xP5LzojKaZeD020V7ZDlO3/doc20210927150657-pdf?dt=D-DTvueQjUFxv-sE-p7g Completed forms can be sent to Nurse Bobbi's email email@example.com or hardcopies can be brought back to MHS. Flu shot forms must be signed by a parent or guardian and returned to Nurse Bobbi by Friday, October 8th.
Holli Plunkett represented the High-Reliability Teacher program and Louise Durham Elementary in a presentation to the Henderson State University Advisory Council meeting this morning. We are so proud of the way she represented Team Mena. Way to go Mrs. Plunkett!
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has declared the last Wednesday in September as “A Day of Prayer for Arkansas Students”. Governor Hutchinson encourages all citizens of all faiths and backgrounds to voluntarily join in prayer for the success and safety of our students. https://adecm.ade.arkansas.gov/Attachments/2021_A_Day_of_Prayer_for_Arkansas_Students_(September)_93rd_General_Assembly_190228.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2lKrp6fWqcXB5Yo8dKRpjkj1QynqFNIsTHJaF_-5iggOonb7uZZWB6R7E
The popcorn fundraiser is underway at Holly Harshman Elementary!
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th !!! Madi Lyle will be competing in the 4A State Golf Championship at Sage Meadows Country Club in Jnesboro. Mena Cross Country will compete at the Scrapper Invitational in Nashville. Races begin at 3:45pm. Jr. & Sr. Volleyball is on the road at Bauxite. Games begin at 4:00pm.
Mena Volleyball played at Waldron Monday night. The 7th grade split their match. The Jr. JV & Jr. High both won 2-0. The Sr. High defeated Waldron 3-0. The final score was 25-10, 25-11 & 25-11. Mena will play at Bauxite on Tuesday. Games begin at 4:00pm.
Coaches select #14, Caleb Peters, as the Farm Bureau Insurance Player of the Game vs. Waldron. Caleb led the Bearcats to a bigtime Homecoming victory over the Bulldogs. by a final score of 47-14. Caleb had 4 receptions for 99 yards and 2 TD’s, a 24 yard rushing TD, and a 75 yard kickoff return for TD #4. To go along with his receiver stats, he also had 5 tackles at his defensive back position. Caleb is a Senior this year and is the son of Brandon and Mary Peters. He hopes to attend SAU in Magnolia after high school graduation next year. This week, Caleb and the Bearcats host the 1-3 Pottsville Apaches for Senior night, Mena’s last home game. Shown presenting Caleb with week #5’s game ball are Farm Bureau Insurance CSR, Alecia House and Bearcat Assistant coach, Kyle Smithers. Farm Bureau Insurance is a proud supporter of Mena Bearcat Athletics!!!
Mena High School had their School Day Pictures day today with Lifetouch, where students in grades 9-11, plus faculty, had their school pictures done for the 2021-22 school year. For anyone who missed picture day today, the make-up pictures and retakes day will be November 10.
Coming soon to FM101 weekends !!! https://www.facebook.com/Arkansongs
MENA MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARBOOK ! If you order online and have it personalized on or before 10/29 you also get 4 free icons. From 10/30 – 12/31 the books still cost $32 but the free icon offer ends on 10/29. From 1/1 – 1/28 the books sell for $35 (tax included) January 28th is the last day you can order a book with personalization. https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1002548/Mena-Middle-School/
MMS ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, September 27 th I. 7 th & 8 th grade ETS students will be meeting in the Cafeteria and 6 th grade Quiz Bowl will be meeting in the Conference Room right after these announcements. II. If you are showing livestock at the Arkansas Youth Expo next week please come by Mr. McCormick’s room after announcements. III. Picture day is tomorrow. Everyone will have their photo taken, even if you are not purchasing any. We will start with 8 th graders during 1 st period tomorrow, followed by 7 th , then 6 th . IV. Tutoring is now available Mondays through Thursdays, 7:00 – 7:45 before school and 3:30– 4:30 after school. If you stay for after-school tutoring, make sure your parents know to pick you up promptly at 4:30, in front of the school. V. Our first grade quarter ends two weeks from tomorrow, followed by your first report card. . Make sure you are keeping up with your work and doing your best. Remember that when you are absent, it is up to you to get your make up work completed. VI. Lunchtime Weather: VII. Lunch Menu: Main Line – Chicken Drumsticks Pizza Line – Pizza, PBJ, Deli Sandwich, Chef Salad Concession – Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Corn Dog
The Sr. Ladycats defeated Bryant and Heber Springs. Then split with Van Buren to win their pool at the Lakeside Tournament on Saturday. Mena beat Russellville and Nettleton to reach the gold bracket finals. The Ladycats lost to Marion 2-0 in the championship game.
The Jr. Ladycats won the Malvern Volleyball Tournament on Saturday. Mena was 3-0 in pool play & then defeated Bauxite, Magnolia & Sylvan Hills to win the Championship. Go Ladycats!!!
The Mena Bearcats scored on the first play of the game & never looked back enroute to a 47-14 homecoming win on Friday night. Mena improves to 3-2 / 1-0. Mena will host Pottsville on Friday 10/1 & it will be senior night at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium.
Thursday & Friday BFI Costume Winners Winners for Thursday are Wyatt Head & Joey Decker. Winners for Friday are Emmi Hensley & Angel Rodriguez.
Thankful for the Bearcats coming to greet our students at Louise Durham on Homecoming morning!
LDE students cheered on the Bearcats this morning at the homecoming pep rally! Go Cats!
Students from MHS. MMS, HHE & LDE attended the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium. The court was beautiful, the crowd was rowdy & everyone is sufficiently pumped for a big win over Waldron !!! GO BEARCATS!!!!
Thursday, September 23, 2021 Sports: Friday - Sr. Football home vs. Waldron. Theme for the student section will be White Out/Bling Out Students, please be aware that once you enter the gate for home football and volleyball games, you are not allowed to leave or go to the parking lot and come back into the facility. Once you leave the gate, you are making the decision to leave the ball game for the night, and you cannot pay to re-enter either. The Homecoming Dance will be from 8:00 to 11:00 Saturday night, and only those who have already purchased their tickets will be able to We have our teams set for the Dodgefest Tournament. The dodgeball tournament will begin 30 minutes after the final buzzer of the Friday night’s football game. Anyone who would like to join FCCLA please see Mrs. Wilson or Mrs. Hobson. Dues are $15 and can be paid anytime this month. Be sure to order your 2022 Mena High School Yearbook by October 1, and you will get your yearbook for the lowest price of $50 during the early bird special. You may order online at jostensyearbooks.com with a debit or credit card, or see Mr. Philpot in Room 205 to order with cash or check. Students, as we work toward keeping everyone healthy and safe here at Mena High School, please do not come to school with Flu like or COVID-like symptoms. -Positive COVID cases will have to ISOLATE for 10 days before returning to school -IF you wear a mask correctly and have been identified as a Close Contact, you will not have to quarantine. -If not wearing a mask, and you have been identified as a Close Contact, you will have to be quarantined for 7-10 days if you have NOT been vaccinated. On Monday, September 27, will be school picture day with Lifetouch for all 9th, 10th, and 11th graders, as well as faculty. We will be doing pictures Monday morning in the safe room. Picture day order forms are being distributed in Enrichment classes, but even if you don’t plan to buy any pictures, we still need your photo taken for the yearbook. October 1 is the deadline for the Yearbook Senior Ad Early Bird Special. If you purchase your a full page ad by October 1, you can save $100. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information. LUNCH MENU September 20 - September 24 Monday - salisbury steak, burger, steak sand., chef salad Tuesday - chicken and dumplings, tenders, pasta bar Wednesday - baked potato, burger, hot dog, pasta bar Thursday - fish sticks, burger, tenders, popcorn chicken salad Friday - Taco Quesadilla, Mini Corn Dogs, Chicken Sand. No Pasta Line today.