New books out for a new week at the Louise Durham Elementary Library!!! Including new read aloud picture books that would be fantastic just to read aloud & there are some amazing new picture books that every child can make a connection, find themselves in, and create conversations.
FBLA State Leadership Conference is underway! Good luck to competitors!
Tomorrow, April 2, is Autism Awareness Day, and all students and faculty are encouraged to wear blue to support Autism Awareness.
Agenda For Mena High School Band Concert Assessment Thursday, April 4th @ Greenwood HS PAC 1:00Dismiss from Class For Final Run Through 1:30Leave for Greenwood 3:00Eat at McDonalds In Greenwood 3:45Leave For Greenwood High School 4:15Watch Kimmons 8th grade 4:45Unload Instruments and Head to Warm-Up 5:05Warm Up 5:25Move to Stage 5:30Performance on Stage 6:00Sight Read 8:30Approximate Arrival Home All parents are encouraged to attend. Please arrive by 5:00 because schedules can sometime run ahead of time. Dress Code- Formal Concert Black. Long sleeve, button down shirts and dress slacks (no black jeans, stretchy pants, or leggings). Girls dresses must be long sleeve and ankle length. Black dress shoes and black socks. No high heels. You will be walking a long distance.
Tuesday night at the PAC!
There will be an FFA meeting Wednesday during enrichment for all FFA members who are participating in the State FFA career development events at Fayetteville. This meeting is required. All FFA members who are participating in the state FFA career devlopement events at Fayetteville need to be at AG building at 8 am on Thursday. Bring your health release and waiver forms with you.
Mena High School Announcements - April 1st, 2019 Soccer will play at Hope today. All students that have signed up to go to AYAA please come by the art room to pick up a copy of the Categories for the art competition. You will need to start filling out entry tags and dropping off artwork to be mounted and prepped for the show, which is April 10th. Shelter Insurance scholarship applications are past due, but will be accepted if turned in today. Ms. Gross will take them for you if you have completed them. Students when you get ice cream do not leave the cafeteria with it. NEHS will meet in Ms. Krudwig's room this Thursday during Enrichment. G/T needs to meet with the 9th and 10th graders Wednesday and 11th and 12 grade on Thursday. All cap and gown that have been ordered and not paid for are in the office. Herf Jones is accepting cash only or you can pay on-line. Prom dues are $30. Juniors pay $30 for both Junior and Senior year. If you did not attend prom last year, this year is $30.00. Mrs. Hendrix will be collecting prom dues through noon April 12. Prom will be April 13 from 8-11 at the Ouachita Center. There will be an FFA meeting Wednesday during enrichment for all FFA members who are participating in the State FFA career development events at Fayetteville. This meeting is required. All FFA members who are participating in the state FFA career devlopement events at Fayetteville need to be at AG building at 8 am on Thursday. Bring your health release and waiver forms with you. Juniors the deadline for the REA Youth tour is today. Seniors the UARM scholarship deadline is today. The link is https://uarichmountain.awardspring.com/ . Students that have signed up to attend AYAA that haven't paid their dues, need to go by the art room with their $15 today. Mr. Breedlove will be taking orders for Senior Bricks. The cost is $20 per brick or $10 to share a brick with another person. Bricks must be paid for in advance. The Special Olympics Area Games are Saturday, April 6. If you are planning to help-volunteer for this event, please see Mrs. Tompkins in room 214 and get signed up. Students you must scan your ID cards at lunch. Do not get extras unless you have money in your account. Lunch: drumsticks, chicken sandwich, rib patty, or hamburger
Monday shout out with Mark Hobson! https://www.facebook.com/MenaPublicSchools/videos/599997417072434/
Mena Middle School family & consumer science students making & enjoying microwave pizza bowls..
The Mena Jr. High Girls 4x200 relay team is currently\ holding the fastest time in the state at 2:09:14.. GO LADYCATS!
Mena Sr. Boys Soccer moving up Max Preps rankings!
Follow the link to School Choice Forms! Please complete both forms - page 1 and page 2. https://www.menaschools.org/o/mena-school-district/browse/51161
Want to be a part of the Polk County Virtual Academy! Follow the link to fill out forms 1 & 2. Then bring them to the Mena Public School Administration Building at 501 Hickory Ave. https://www.menaschools.org/o/mena-school-district/browse/51224
Pre-K & Kindergarten registration is underway!
Mena High School was well represented in the Mena First Baptist Church trip to Youth Ministry Lab 2019...
MHS Theatre students performed “Stud” at the Arkansas Young Playwrights Competition today in Little Rock. The play was written by Freshmen Avery Powell and Cadence Barnes. Mena High School students were also part of Justin Richmond’s “South of Cortez: Montezuma County” play today at the Arkansas Young Playwrights Competition in Little Rock.
The Mena Jr. High track teams competed at the Mansfield Jr. Tiger Relays on Thursday. The Jr. Girls finished 2nd & the Jr. Boys finished 6th. Girls individual results. High Jump Alex Harper - 5th Grayson Fairless - 8th Triple Jump Madi Lyle - 5th Shot Put Bethany Godwin - 5th Discus Bethany Godwin - 7th Pole Vault Bethany Godwin - 6th 4x800 Relay Mena - 1st 100 Hurdles Danielle Hill - 5th 100 Dash Mickkalee Lane - 6th 1600 Meter Run Keira Hall - 1st Alex Harper - 2nd 4x100 Relay Mena - 4th 400 Dash Brooklyn Pennington - 3rd Vivi Denton - 7th 300 Hurdles Danielle Hill - 5th 800 Run Keira Hall - 1st Alex Harper - 2nd 200 Dash Bethany Godwin - 4th 4x400 Relay Mena - 4th Jr. Boys individual results! High Jump Cody Bollmeyer - 6th Long Jump Ashton Powell - 4th Triple Jump Colby Davis - 6th Pole Vault Tre McMellon - 6th 4x800 Relay Mena - 2nd 1600 Caleb Peters - 3rd 400 Silas McIntyre - 7th 300 Hurdles Cody Bollmeyer - 3rd Connor Efird - 5th 4x400 Relay Mena - 5th
Come see the 6th grade musical "101 Dalmatians", Tuesday, April 2 at 7 PM in the Mena High School Performing Arts Center!!!!
Thank you to all the amazing, talented Bearcat Chorus members who auditioned for spring concert solos. And thank you to our student judges, Hannah and Fisher!! Our spring concert soloists are Misael Knight and Olivia Betz for Come Sail Away and Jasper Richmond and Brithney Dilbert for This Is Me. Congratulations!!!