MMS ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, September 24 th I. Reminders: Picture day is next Tuesday – forms are available in the office or you can order online. Meat orders are due to Mr. McCormick today. Tutoring begins on Monday. See the flyers in the hallways for specific times. II. Students, please remember to bring your water bottles to school. We purchased one bottle per student and a few extras for new students that may arrive throughout the year. III. Congratulations to the following FFA members who were selected to be the 2021-2022 Middle School FFA Officer Team! Lynnlee Cook- President Elliot Dugan-Vice-President Allison Howard-Secretary Ava Fields-Reporter Kinley Garrett-Treasurer Sean Maechler-Sentinel Dax McMellon-Jr. Advisor IV. 7 th & 8 th grade ETS students will be meeting on Monday during ACHIEVE. V. We only have a little over two weeks left in the first grading quarter and 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. Today’s Homecoming Pep Rally begins at 9:00. Here are the procedures: At 8:40, I will release the 8 th graders, followed by the 7 th , then 6 th graders. Leave your backpacks and other belongings in your 1 st period class. They will not be allowed into the stadium, though you may take your water bottle. You will exit the building through the doors that go to the bus loading area. Enter the stadium through the back gate near the bus loop and be seated in the visitor’s bleachers. HHE will also be sitting in those bleachers, so we will sit on the south end of the bleachers, the end closest to our school. After the pep rally, you will return to your 1 st period class, get your belongings, and go to 2 nd period. VII. Tonight’s Homecoming ceremony and crowning of the queen begins at 6:30. Kickoff for the football game is 7:00. There will be a large crowd tonight, remember that school rules apply. Because of a couple of recent incidents at ballgames, horseplay will not be tolerated. Remain seated in the bleachers unless going to and from the concession stand and restroom. VIII. Lunchtime Weather: IX. Lunch Menu: Main Line – Quesadillas Pizza Line – Pizza, PBJ, Deli Sandwich, Pizza Salad Concession – Backyard Burger, Corn Dog, Chicken Sandwich
The Mena 7th & Jr. High football teams played at Waldron on Thursday. The Jr. High Bearcats defeated Waldron by a score of 35-0. With the win they improve to 4-1 on the season. The 7th Grade also beat Waldron by a score of 22-8. both teams will play at Pottsville on 9/30.
The Mena Ladycats claimed first place in conference play on Thursday with a 3-0 win over Ft. Lake. The score was 25-21, 25-18 & 25-21. Ft. Lake falls to 4-1 in conference play. Mena improves to 5-0 & remains undefeated on the season. The Ladycats will play on Saturday in the Lakeside Tournament.
Mena Jr. Volleyball lost the first set to Ft. Lake but came back to win the second set 25-12 & the third set 16-14. A big win for the Jr. Ladycats, They will return to the court on Saturday at the Malvern Tournament. GO LADYCATS!!!
Mrs. Floyd's Fabulous Firsties celebrated Johnny Appleseed by dressing up and making applesauce!!!
Jessica Kropp & the cast of Robin Hood were hard at work on Thursday in the MHS Performing Arts Center.
Congratulations to the winners of the door decoration contest at Mena High School. First place wins 25 points for the spirit barrel, 2nd place wins 20, 3rd place wins 15, and the two honorable mentions win 10.
MHS students participating in the homecoming ceremony on Friday were put thru their paces today. The festivities begin at 6:30pm on Friday at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium. The big game against Waldron kicks off at 7:00pm. GO BEARCATS!
Thursday, September 23rd Mena Golf will play in the boys 7-4A District Match at Degray today. Jr. & Sr. Volleyball will host Ft. Lake at the Union Bank Center beginning at 4:00pm. 7th Grade & Jr. Football will play at Waldron with kickoff at 5:30pm & 7:00pm.
POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL 2021 The Juniors defeated the Seniors by a score of 14-7 in an overtime thriller at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium on Wednesday. A good crowd was on hand and the entertainment was well worth the price of admission. CONGRATULATIONS JUNIORS !!!
Mena Golf competed in the 7-4A Tournament at Degray on Wednesday. Madi Lyle led the Ladycats with a 105. Emmi Hines had a 119 & Emma Threlkeld a 140. Lyle qualified for the 4A State Tournament to be played September 27th-29th. GO LADYCATS !
Wednesday’s BFI Spirit Costume winners from MMS & MHS are Paeyton Hostetler & Case Wiles.
MMS Tutoring !
Powder Puff Football is tonight at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium after the homecoming parade. Freshman, sophomore, junior & senior teams will compete. Kickoff should be around 6:30pm. Admission is $2.00 . Ladycat Golf will be competing in the district match at Degray near Arkadelphia today. Bearcat Golf will compete in the district match at Degray on Thursday.
“See you at the pole” Mena Middle School students gathered in prayer around the flag pole on Wednesday morning at 7:30am.
The Mena Band has received a donation of clarinet and saxophone reeds valued at $1200.00. This donation will to help the beginning band be more successful. GO BEARCATS!!!
Mena Middle School Project Prevent Team met with Ashley Curbow from PPYC and Jadyn Ketter from RAAD. The team is making plans for this year’s Red Ribbon week and continuing to educate their peers to make healthy choices.
Mena Cheer getting groovy for spirit week on Tuesday at MHS!!!
The Mena Ladycats defeated Paris in three sets on Monday at the Union Bank Center. The score was 25-23, 25-17 & 25-16. The Sr. JV lost to Paris 1-2. The score was 24-26, 30-28 & 6-15. Mena will host Ft. Lake on Thursday. Games begin at 4:30pm. GO LADYCATS !!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=19738
Mena Jr. Volleyball lost two sets to Paris on Monday night at the Union Bank Center. The score was 25-18 & 25-22. The Jr. Ladycats will host Ft. Lake on Thursday. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=20083