The Natural Resource Management class was at the lab Tuesday learning to manage the bee hives. Thanks to the Ouachita Beekeepers Association for helping mentor and educate our students on the complex biology of Apiary!
The Sr. Ladycats played Magnolia on Thursday at the Union Bank Center. Mena won the match 28-26/25-16/25-12. The Ladycats are back in action on Saturday at the Paris Tournament.
The Jr. Ladycats played Magnolia on Thursday at the Union Bank Center. Mena lost 25-6/24-26/7-15. The Ladycats return to action on Saturday at the Rover Valley Tournament.
Senior Center Thursday! We are so thankful to be able to serve our community and thankful our community supports our students!
The Mena Band would like to thank Hatfield Lumber and Dane Ward for their donation of lumber and Handy Hardware for their donation of hardware to build the new bearcat band marching tower. This will serve the school for many years to come.
Mena Middle School and Mena High School students attended the annual See You at the Pole event on Wednesday before school. See You at the Pole is a prayer rally where students meet at the school flagpole to lift up their friends, families, teachers, school, and nation to God. See You at the Pole is a student-initiated, student-organized, and student-led event.
The Jr. Bearcats played Fountain Lake at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium on Thursday. Jr. Bearcats-16 Ft. Lake-34 Mena will be back in action next Thursday at Arkadelphia. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=20082
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 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.
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
Mena High School Pep Rally! Friday, September 15th!
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
Mena Cross Country competed at the Tom Stuthard Stampede on Tuesday. Check the results when they are posted at the link below. https://ar.milesplit.com/meets/563035-tom-stuthard-stampede-2023-2023/results
The Mena Bearcats were winners at the Desoto Golf Course on Monday and Rhett Brotherton was the medalist. Mena Golf is back in action today at the Little Creek Country Club in Ratcliff at 4:00pm.
The Mena Ladycats played Paris on Monday in the Union Bank Center. The Ladycats lost 2-3. 25-18/21-25/19-25 /12-15 Mena is back in action on Tuesday at 4:00pm in Bauxite. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter_ids=19738