The Jr. Ladycats played Waldron on Thursday and lost 0-2, 21-25/13-25. Mena is back in action on Tuesday when they play Foreman at the Union Bank Center. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=20083
The 7th Grade Ladycats split their match with Waldron 1-1 on Thursday at the Union Bank Center. 25-17/18-25. The team is back in action on Tuesday when the host Foreman.
HHE Great Teammate Award winners for this week were water boys for the Jr High football game on Thursday.
HHE Great Teammate Award winners for this week were captains for the Ladycat volleyball team on Thursday.
The Mena Ladycats defeated Waldron on Thursday 3-0. By a score of 25-10/25-10/25-14. Mena is back in action on Saturday at the Lakeside Tournament. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=19738
Mr Maye's Advanced Animal Science class is putting the new animal science lab to good use as they study the anatomy of the bovine reproductive system and learn the basic techniques of artificial insemination.
The Mena FFA trap team is gearing up for the 23-24 season. They will compete at Jacksonville on November 17th.
Mr Maye's Ag Structures class conducted a competition where the students designed and constructed a bridge to certain specifications using wooden skewer sticks and glue and it was then tested for its weight bearing strength. The winners were Psalm Wistrand and Jessica Smudrick.
HHE Great Teammate Award winners for this week are Avori Gortemiller, Blakely Barker, Heather Anderson, Kairah Ortiz, Bo Starr, Carter Land, Fletcher Alley, Lucas McQuarrie. These students demonstrated a positive attitude, reliability, helpfulness, and willingness to learn. The boys will be water boys for the Jr High football game on the 21st, and the girls will be captains for the Ladycat volleyball team on Thursday the 21st or on Tuesday the 26th.
Oculus experiences in the Mena Middle School Library today!
Mena Bearcat Coaches have selected #15, Dax McMellon, as the Farm Bureau Insurance Player of the Game for Week #4 vs. the Riverview Raiders. Dax is the 16 year old son of Rob and Amanda McMellon and is a Sophomore, Quarterback for the Bearcats this season. Last Friday night, Dax threw for 196 yards, completing 15 of 19 pass attempts, and 3 touchdowns. Dax and the Bearcats won the game by a convincing final score of 45-21. Dax stays busy, helping his Dad on their family cattle farm when he is not involved in school activities. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and trap shooting in his free time. He plans to attend college, but is undecided as to a field of study at this time. Mena is now 3-1 for the season but has a bye week this Friday. Bearcats will host the Arkadelphia Badgers on September 29th at Randall Whorton Field. Shown presenting Dax with his Player of the Week game ball, is local Farm Bureau Agent, Nikki Cureton. Farm Bureau Insurance is a proud supporter of Mena Bearcat Athletics!!
The Bearcats played Riverview at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium on Friday. Mena Bearcats-45 Riverview-21 Mena improves to 3-1 on the season and has an open date next week. The Bearcats will return to action on Friday, September 29th when they host Arkadelphia. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=19617
Tune in Bearcat News on Monday, September 18th for the weekly report form Louise Durham Elementary featuring KNOX. Knox is a second grade student in Mrs. Trammell's class. Bearcat News can be heard every school day on Mena Public Schools Radio FM101. Tune in at 5:30am 6:00am 6:30am 7:00am 7:30am 8:00am Noon 12:30pm 3:00pm 3:30pm
Mena High School Pep Rally! Friday, September 15th!
Claire Williamson and Bridgette Martin with the Polk County Cooperative Extension Service presented a program on hydration to Louise Durham Elementary students on Friday and encouraged them to drink more water.
The Holly Harshman Elementary RISE Assembly was Friday morning. It was explained to students how the RISE philosophy should effect them on a daily basis. R- RESPECT I- INTEGRITY S- SAFETY E- EFFORT
Leveling up in Lexia!!! WE are so proud!!
Thank you to the Mena-Polk County Senior Center for allowing Mena High School Students to serve lunch today!
The National Honor Society Faculty Advisory Committee evaluated officer applications and have selected the following seniors as officers. Congratulations: President - Sophia Vacca Vice President of Service - Hailey Emerson Vice President of Special Events - Kaelyn Nichols Secretary - Caroline Cannon Treasurer - Rebekah Ogden Historian - Kiylee Hughes