Fastcats is coming!
Take a Book, Leave a Book, Love a Book! Our Free Little Library is filled and ready to support our students for Spring Break Reading!📚
Louise Durham Elementary wrapped up Read Across America week on Friday. Students were able to exceed their reading goal and as a reward were allowed to pie Mr. Black, Mr. Rose and Mrs. Williams.
Mena Preschool had a fun week celebrating Read Across America!
Congratulations to First Grade Battle of the Books for representing Louise Durham well and bringing home Second Place. 📚📚 We are so proud of you!!!
Dr. Lee Smith talks about meeting district goals in today's Superintendent's Address. https://youtu.be/-7Xwpr__YLM
Shanda Craig Attachments 3:12 PM (2 hours ago) to me Today we celebrated all of our students at LD, HHE, and MMS for attending school all week! Students that attended all week were put into a drawing for a Papa's Mexican Cafe Gift Card! LD: Nikki Hunter Jacob VanNatta HHE Trinity Harmon Ashton Mallard Wecker MMS Aiden Sandoval Jimmie Payne We are so proud of all of our students that attended school all week! We are especially thankful to Papa's Mexican Cafe for supporting our students' success and our community!
Rise & Shine Assembly at Louise Durham Elementary on Friday, February 24th. Several awards were given. Including one for attendance, students of the month in each class, staff member of the month as well as best dancers. Plus Mena High School theatre students performed a skit about respect and kindness.
Tune in Bearcat News on Mena Public Schools Radio this Monday for the weekly report from Louise Durham Elementary. Featuring GRAYSON HEATH from Mrs. Redfearn's 2nd grade class.
At Thursday's meeting of the Rotary Club, Dr Lee Smith and Bridgett Buckley of Mena Schools told us about a new disciplinary program implemented by the school system. They work with prosecuting attorney Debra Buschman's office to help the students achieve a positive outcome and a new direction for their lives. Mena Public Schools
Congratulations to our staff member of the month, Mrs. Chaney! Mrs. Chaney has been a wonderful new addition to our LD family as our school guidance counselor and we are so lucky to have her!
Mena High School Theatre students performed at Louise Durham on Friday. They presented a skit on being helpful!
Monday, January 16th is a day of professional development for staff. There will be no school in Mena for students
A group of Mena teachers are participating in workshops at the DeQueen Mena Education Service Cooperative. Including AR Math QuEST ambitious teaching year 1 day 3 with Shannon Miller
Tune in Bearcat News on Mena Public Schools Radio on Monday for the weekly report from LDE featuring Gracie from Mrs. Martin's 2nd grade class.
The Mena Ladycats defeated Ft. Lake 3-0 on Tuesday. They will be back in action on Thursday when the paly Arkadelphia at the UBC. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=19738&page_no=2
Red Ribbon Week will be here before you know it and Louise Durham Elementary is excited to announce the following dress up days for this year! Red Ribbon Week will be from October 24th to the 28th. Please see the following dress up days below: Monday- No school Tuesday- Follow your Dreams, be Drug Free! (Pajama Day) Wednesday- Catch the Drug Free Wave Wednesday! (Beach/Vacation/Hawaiian Dress) Thursday- I'm too Bright for Drugs! (Wear Bright Colors/Neon/Tie dye) Friday- Team up to Celebrate Life, by being a Drug Free Mena Bearcat (Dress like Twins/Teams in Bearcat Colors)
Box tops are now completely online so starting today you can download the app, scan receipts, and help Louise Durham raise money with just a click of a button! You can collect your physical and/or online receipts and scan year around! Our goal is to reach $1,000 this year! If you do not have a student at Louise Durham, you can still participate by selecting our school when creating your account. We hope that each of you will take the chance to support our school with this opportunity. Prizes will be given to the classrooms with the most box tops collected later this school year!
Listen to Bearcat News on Mena Public School Radio this Monday for the weekly report from Louise Durham Elementary with Miss Emmaily! That's 101.1FM on your radio and on the internet at https://radio.securenetsystems.net/cirruscontent/KJBS
All the energy and Bearcat pride at the Mena Public Schools can barely be contained in one Location. Friday the students from LDE, HHE, MMS & MHS attended the 2022 Mena Homecoming Pep Rally in the Union Bank Center. you can watch the entire pep rally in the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeCMAOneBeo