3 trophies in 2 days! All of out teams did great! The first grade teams came in 1st and 2nd. And our second grade team came home with 2nd place. Way to go Heroes!
Get your yearbook today!
Congratulations to Mrs. Smedley's Class for reaching the 250 mile marker in our Mileage Club. Louise Durham has ran/walked a total of 1,346 miles. Keep it up team!
Valentine Parties will be Tuesday, February 14th. The parties will start at the following times shown. 11:45- Kindergarten 1:00- Pre-K 1:15- 2nd Grade 1:45- 1st Grade *Due to safety issues, no balloons or glass vases will be allowed on buses.
In the event of winter weather, please check Facebook, Twitter, local radio, and our Website for information. You may also receive a text. Text @ldes to 81010 to join this service.
We welcome all our HEROES back to school today. We are looking forward to a strong finish to our school year!! Boost Post
Excitement is in the air at Louise Durham! Our December Book Swap is going on this week Monday-Thursday! Students may bring in up to 10 books in good condition and swap them for "new" books! A great way to get new books for Christmas Break! We love reading at Louise Durham!
Congratulations to all of our participants and winners! Our 2nd-Grade Spelling Bee Winners: 3rd Place Lucas Johnson, 2nd Place Jordan Lyle, and 1st Place Ryan Jiang. Our 1st-Grade Spelling Bee Winners: 3rd Place Ayden Dong, 2nd Place Alec Erickson, 1st Place Shooter Davis.
Congratulations to Chloe Buck, Bryant Thomas, and Mariah Dilbert! Louise Durham participated in the Arkansas Ag in the classroom coloring contest. Chloe Buck won 3rd place at Louise Durham. Bryant Thomas came in 2nd place at Louise Durham and at County. Mariah Dilbert came in 1st place at Louise Durham, 1st place in the county ,and was the state winner.
Having a Tech-riffic time in Tech!
Louise Durham students love spending their time inside a good book in the library!!
Our Kindergarten classes had fun today celebrating with their Thanksgiving Feast!
Mena Public schools will be closed Wednesday, November 23rd through Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. School will resume on Monday, November 28th. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Break!
Thank you to all the families that attended our Thanksgiving lunch today. We enjoyed hosting everyone. Our students loved having you in our building. Have a great Thanksgiving break next week, Nov. 23,24,25
Louise Durham Elementary will be hosting Family Thanksgiving Lunch on November 16. Lunch times will be as follows: 10:30 Grade 2 11:10 PreK 11:50 Grade 1 12:40 Kindergarten. Please watch for notes in backpacks with information on purchasing your ticket for this event. Hope to see you all there!
Louise Durham Elementary had a Scholastic Book Fair during parent-teacher conferences in October. Student's names in each grade level were put in a drawing if their parents attended conferences. A student was drawn from each grade level and they won a big basket of books and supplies from this year's book fair! We are excited to share the love of reading with our book fair winners!!
Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade will be attending a Pep Rally for Red Ribbon Week Friday, October 28th at Bearcat Stadium. We will load buses at 9:15 and will be returning around 11:00. Students will have a sack lunch that day and will be in alternate locations; because of the change we will not be able to accommodate any lunch visitors. We would like to welcome you to come to your child's party.
We have an eventful week coming up as Red Ribbon Week activities begin. Dress up days and other activities are listed below: Monday: Pajama Day Tuesday: Dress like your HERO day Wednesday: Patriotic Day- Wear red, white, and blue Thursday: Crazy sock and crazy hair day Friday:Dress to support your favorite team or as twins.
Excitement is in the air at Louise Durham!! Our book fair is here!! Student shopping opens October 14- October 21st. October 20th is parent teacher conferences and the book fair will be open from 3:30- 9:00 p.m.
Congratulations to our Fall Carnival Raffle Top Sellers! Our awards go to Jaden Elder-1st place, Jerzie Abel -2nd place, and Jordyn Gilchrist-3rd Place. Enjoy your Wal-Mart gift cards, you have earned them!