Friday, January 21st The Mena Sr. basketball teams played Ft. Lake at the Union Bank Center on Friday. HALFTIME Mena Bearcats - 31 Ft. Lake - 56 Mena will host Nashville on Tuesday. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics...
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
final score
Friday, January 21st The Mena Sr. basketball teams played Ft. Lake at the Union Bank Center on Friday. The Ladycats trailed by ten at the half but battled back for the win. Mena Ladycats - 50 Ft. Lake - 45 Mena will host Nashville on Tuesday.
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
final score
ATTENTION HOLLY HARSHMAN PARENTS !!!
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
hhe
January is School Board Member Recognition Month in Arkansas ! School board members play an essential role in our community. Mena joins with other districts in Arkansas in celebration of our board by thanking them for the time, talents, and knowledge they bring to our district and for their commitment to the families and children of our community. Elected school board members give our citizens a voice in education decision making. The members serving our district are as follows: KYLE CANNON SUSAN ROWELL TODD AYNES ROBBY HINES EDD PUCKETT CLINT MONTGOMERY PHILLIP WILSON https://governor.arkansas.gov/.../2021_Arkansas_School...
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
SB
The Mena Jr. High basketball teams played at Fountain Lake on Thursday. Jr. Ladycats - 24 Ft. Lake - 20 Jr. Bearcats - 30 Ft. Lake - 33 The teams are back in action Monday at Nashville !
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
FINAL
Congratulations to FFA Member Lacy Floyd for being selected as FFA Member of the Month for January! Lacy was selected for being our high seller for our 1st ever Blue and Gold Meat Sale! She raised an astonishing amount of over $2,500. Lacy is an active member in the Mena FFA chapter where she is the Secretary, a member of the Livestock Judging Team, and on the Trap Shooting Team. She also is on the Mena FFA Show Team where she exhibits market goats and lambs. CONGRATULATIONS LACY!!!
4 days ago, Mark Hobson
FFA
Thursday, January 20th Welcome back. Here are a few reminders about our current situation: > Make sure and get all of your AMI work completed asap. We must report our completion rate to the Arkansas Department of Education and if the assignments were not completed, we will have to add our two AMI days to the end of the year. > Please stay home if you are not feeling well. > Use common sense - keep your hands washed or sanitized, do not share food, drinks, or other items, be conscious of how close you choose to get near others. You are encouraged to wear a mask. If you need a mask, come to the front office. > Bring your water bottle or a container with a lid so that you can use the bottle-filling stations. The cold weather has returned. Dress appropriately. Check the Lost-&-Found for coats and jackets. The Library is closed until further notice. If you are a FFA member that wants to join the FFA Trap Shooting Team please return your forms to Mr. McCormick before January 31st. There is a sign-up sheet in the office for any current 7th or 8th grader that is interested in trying out for next year’s Jr. High cheer squad. You will need to put your name, what grade you will be in next year, and your current Achieve teacher. Do not come during class - do this in between classes or at lunch. The 5th & 6th grade Quiz Bowl tournament scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until the end of March. Lunch Menu: Main Line - BBQ Chicken Pizza Line - Pizza, Deli Sandwich Concession - Bacon Cheeseburger, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Tenders Lunchtime Weather: We will likely be inside today during both lunches.
4 days ago, Mark Hobson
mms
Thursday, January 20, 2022 Clubs & Activities: Thursday - Junior Prom Planning Meeting in the Library Friday - Sports: Thursday - 7th grade & JH Girls/Boys @ Fountain Lake Friday - HS Girls/Boys Basketball vs Fountain Lake @ UBC Saturday - The FBLA meeting to discuss Spring conference is being postponed until next Thursday, Jan 27th. Sign-ups for the 2022-2023 Cheerleading teams begin today in the library. If you have any questions about cheerleading or becoming the mascot, see Mrs. Breedlove in room 213. Attention current 10th and 11th graders - JAG Applications are now available for the 2022-23 school year for next’s year seniors and juniors. Online applications are available at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag, enrichment google classroom, or your email. You can pick up a printed application from Karen Purvis, room 403. Completed applications are due on Monday, February 14. Any questions, please contact Mrs. Purvis in room 403 or email her - karen.purvis@menaschools.org. JAG meeting for current 10th graders interested in participating in JAG in your junior year on Wednesday, January 26 in Library during Enrichment. Seniors, please check Google Classroom for information on Winter Formal. The scheduled date for Winter Formal is Saturday, February 12. If you are interested in being considered for the yearbook staff for the 2022-2023 school year, please pick up an application in Mr. Philpot’s room 205. Completed applications must be turned back in by next Wednesday, January 26, to be considered. All students who arrive at school after the first bell will need to enter through the front doors of the school. We will no longer be admitting anyone into the building through the patio doors throughout the school day. We have returned to our pre-Covid check-out policy, as stated in the student handbook: A student may only check out if the parent or guardian comes to the office to sign the student out; the only exception is if there is a doctor or dentist appointment, the parent may call but a written verification form must be provided upon reentry. Be sure to order your 2022 Mena High School Yearbook for its current price of $60 while you can! The final deadline to order a yearbook is January 28. See Mr. Philpot for more information on yearbook orders. Seniors, If you are going to UARM for college, please check your class of 2022 Google classroom for a scholarship from Remax Mena Real Estate. Deadline is May 1, 2022 and the amount is $500. Seniors, The Alpha Kappa scholarship worth $500 has been emailed to you as well as posted in th 2022 Google Classroom. Deadline for this local scholarship is March 1, 2022. TUTORING The after-school library hours are available once again. Please note that this semester the library will close at 6 pm Monday - Thursday instead of 7 pm and Saturday tutoring will only be available by appointment. If you do not sign up for Saturday tutoring using the form that is emailed to you by Ms. Catlett every week there will not be a teacher available for that Saturday session. The schedule for the week of Jan 10th is: Monday: Ms. Hooker 3:45 to 6 Tuesday: Mrs. Hoyle:3:45 pm to 6 pm Wednesday: NO TUTORING - HS Staff Meeting Thursday: Mrs. Hoyle 3:45: to 6 pm Saturday: Mrs. Hoyle 9 am to Noon (by appointment) This is time that you can use to study, gather for a group meeting, use our new makerspace, or get help with assignments. If you sign up for it before the end of school, snacks will be provided. Saturday tutoring must be signed up for by Friday, the google form can be found in the email sent to you from Ms. Catlett. Math tutoring will be each morning from 7:00-7:45, and each Monday- Wednesday after school until 4:15. Ms. Hendrix will be tutoring after school on Thursdays until 5:15. 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. Lunch Menus: https://menaschools.nutrislice.com/
4 days ago, Mark Hobson
mhs
Mena Public Schools will resume classes tomorrow. When we return, please continue to take the precautions we've become accustomed to during COVID to reduce the spread and be prepared to modify and adjust as needed. Please keep an eye on the situation on our website for COVID Impact: https://www.menaschools.org/page/mps-daily-covid-impact We pray for continued recovery of those who are still sick from this or other bugs that are floating around.
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
mps
Holly Harshman Dental Sealant Clinic forms are going out on Thursday. If you would like your student participate in the clinic they need to fill out and return both the FERRPA and Registration Form to Nurse Lisa by January 28. Once we have a number participating they will schedule our date.
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
hhe
The dental sealants program for Mena Middle Schools 6th graders is scheduled for February 24, 2022 at 9am. Forms will be sent home with sixth grade students beginning Thursday of this week. The forms must be completely filled out and signed. The deadline for forms to be returned is January 27, 2022. The students who participate will be transported by bus to Healthy Connections, LLC and returned to the middle school when finished. If you have any questions please call the dental office at Healthy Connections, LLC
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
mms
January is School Board Member Recognition Month in Arkansas ! School board members play an essential role in our community. Mena joins with other districts in Arkansas in celebration of our board by thanking them for the time, talents, and knowledge they bring to our district and for their commitment to the families and children of our community. Elected school board members give our citizens a voice in education decision making. The members serving our district are as follows: KYLE CANNON SUSAN ROWELL TODD AYNES ROBBY HINES EDD PUCKETT CLINT MONTGOMERY PHILLIP WILSON https://governor.arkansas.gov/.../2021_Arkansas_School...
6 days ago, Mark Hobson
sm
Our Sr. High Varsity games with Dequeen on Tuesday, January 18th have been cancelled. New dates for the games cancelled in the past week will be announced soon. The Jr. High games tonight against DeQueen at the Union Bank Center will be played as scheduled...
7 days ago, Mark Hobson
change
January is School Board Member Recognition Month in Arkansas ! School board members play an essential role in our community. Mena joins with other districts in Arkansas in celebration of our board by thanking them for the time, talents, and knowledge they bring to our district and for their commitment to the families and children of our community. Elected school board members give our citizens a voice in education decision making. The members serving our district are as follows: KYLE CANNON SUSAN ROWELL TODD AYNES ROBBY HINES EDD PUCKETT CLINT MONTGOMERY PHILLIP WILSON https://governor.arkansas.gov/.../2021_Arkansas_School...
7 days ago, Mark Hobson
board
January is School Board Member Recognition Month in Arkansas ! School board members play an essential role in our community. Mena joins with other districts in Arkansas in celebration of our board by thanking them for the time, talents, and knowledge they bring to our district and for their commitment to the families and children of our community. Elected school board members give our citizens a voice in education decision making. The members serving our district are as follows: KYLE CANNON SUSAN ROWELL TODD AYNES ROBBY HINES EDD PUCKETT CLINT MONTGOMERY PHILLIP WILSON https://governor.arkansas.gov/.../2021_Arkansas_School...
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
board
Sign-ups for the 2022-2023 Cheerleading teams will begin on Tuesday. If you have any questions about cheerleading or becoming the mascot, see Coach Hughes in room 315 or Email andrea.hughes@menaschools.org
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
mhs
Friday, January 14, 2022 Clubs & Activities: Friday - No after school Quiz Bowl practice today. Quiz Bowl practices will resume after school on Tuesday. Sci-Fi club meeting in the library now during enrichment. Sports: Friday - SH girls/boys Basketball vs Malvern at UBC has been canceled. Saturday - SH girls/boys basketball @ Idabel has been canceled Students, a reminder that there is no school this coming Monday, January 17. Sign-ups for the 2022-2023 Cheerleading teams will begin on Tuesday. If you have any questions about cheerleading or becoming the mascot, see Coach Hughes in room 315. Attention current 10th and 11th graders - JAG Applications are now available for the 2022-23 school year for next’s year seniors and juniors. Online applications are available at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag, enrichment google classroom, or your email. You can pick up a printed application from Karen Purvis, room 403. Completed applications are due on Monday, February 14. Any questions, please contact Mrs. Purvis in room 403 or email her - karen.purvis@menaschools.org. JAG meeting for current 10th graders interested in participating in JAG in your junior year on Wednesday, January 19 in room 403 during Enrichment. Seniors, please check Google Classroom for information on Winter Formal. The scheduled date for Winter Formal is Saturday, February 12. If you are interested in being considered for the yearbook staff for the 2022-2023 school year, please pick up an application in Mr. Philpot’s room 205. Completed applications must be turned back in by next Thursday, January 20, to be considered. The FBLA Spring District Leadership Conference has been postponed to Wednesday, February 9th. FBLA will meet next Thursday, January 20th, to discuss details. The FFA is now doing sign-ups for the spring Career Development Event competitions. CDE's include Forestry, Equine, Nursery/Landscape, Meats,Vet. Science, Livestock Judging, Food Science, Ag Mechanics, and Electricity. See Mr. Maye or Mr. Goodnight for more information. All students who arrive at school after the first bell will need to enter through the front doors of the school. We will no longer be admitting anyone into the building through the patio doors throughout the school day. We have returned to our pre-Covid check-out policy, as stated in the student handbook: A student may only check out if the parent or guardian comes to the office to sign the student out; the only exception is if there is a doctor or dentist appointment, the parent may call but a written verification form must be provided upon reentry. Be sure to order your 2022 Mena High School Yearbook for its current price of $60 while you can! The final deadline to order a yearbook is January 28. See Mr. Philpot for more information on yearbook orders. Seniors, be sure to fill out the 2022 Who’s Who ballot and the Mr and Ms Bearcat ballot that can be found on the Class of 2022 Google Classroom page. The deadline to vote is today. Results will be part of the 2022 MHS Yearbook. TUTORING This week we will resume the after-school library hours. Please note that this semester the library will close at 6 pm Monday - Thursday instead of 7 pm and Saturday tutoring will only be available by appointment. If you do not sign up for Saturday tutoring using the form that is emailed to you by Ms. Catlett every week there will not be a teacher available for that Saturday session. The schedule for the week of Jan 10th is: Monday: Ms. Hooker 3:45 to 6 Tuesday: Mrs. Hoyle:3:45 pm to 6 pm Wednesday: NO TUTORING - HS Staff Meeting Thursday: Mrs. Hoyle 3:45: to 6 pm Saturday: Mrs. Hoyle 9 am to Noon (by appointment) This is time that you can use to study, gather for a group meeting, use our new makerspace, or get help with assignments. If you sign up for it before the end of school, snacks will be provided. Saturday tutoring must be signed up for by Friday, the google form can be found in the email sent to you from Ms. Catlett. Math tutoring will be each morning from 7:00-7:45, and each Monday- Wednesday after school until 4:15. Ms. Hendrix will be tutoring after school on Thursdays until 5:15. 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. Lunch Menus: https://menaschools.nutrislice.com/ Seniors, If you are going to UARM for college, please check your class of 2022 Google classroom for a scholarship from Remax Mena Real Estate. Deadline is May 1, 2022 and the amount is $500.
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
mhs
Wednesday, January 12th The Mena Sr. High basketball teams were scheduled to host Malvern this Friday but those games have been cancelled... The Jr. High games at Malvern on Thursday have also been cancelled. Earlier this week the games scheduled for Saturday the 15th were cancelled. Including the 7th grade & Jr. High games against Waldron as well as the Sr. High games at Idabel. See the complete schedule on the website at this link https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
CHANGE
Mena Students competed in the Elementary Chess tournament on Tuesday at the DeQueen/Mena Educational Service Cooperative. Congratulations to Brady Jones who finished 2nd overall. Others who participated Include Wyeth Weber Michael Benson Cooper Heath Kaylee Cox Avori Gortemiller
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
hhe
Tuesday, January 11th Unfortunately we have another cancellation to report. The 7th grade & Jr. High basketball games scheduled for this Saturday against Waldron have been cancelled.
13 days ago, Mark Hobson
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