Mark Hobson
Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos.
1 day ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena drops their third game in a row & fall to 1-3 on the season at Booneville Friday. The Bearcats open conference play next week at Waldron. https://www.maxpreps.com/…/mena-bearcats-…/football/home.htm
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual, blended, or non-enrolled students have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham Elementary or Mena High School on Fridays between 1 and 2pm. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 28th - October 2nd. https://forms.gle/trtEGbCH1mAUW4ty6
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena was scheduled to compete at the Scrapper Invitational Meet @ Nashville on Tuesday 9/22. That meet has been cancelled..
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention parents of Blended students: Our District website has a page of resources to assist you and your students with the technical issues of learning online. This page will be continuously updated as more resources are available. Click the link https://www.menaschools.org/…/pa…/blended-learning-help-page
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A representative from Southern Arkansas University spoke to Mena High School JAG (Job's For America's Graduates) students & seniors today about the many opportunities available to them at SAU...
2 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
SR. PICTURES MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST !!!!!! Monday, September 21: Senior Picture Make-Up/Retakes Day with Prestige (approximately 75 Seniors still need their senior pictures taken). These will be in the MHS safe room, with the possibility of using the MMS safe room for picture prep. Monday: September 28: MHS School Day Picture Day with Lifetouch. Grades 9, 10, 11, and Faculty. MHS Safe Room. Tuesday, September 29: MMS School Picture Day with Lifetouch. Grades 6, 7, 8. and Faculty. MMS Safe Room. Monday, October 12: Sports Picture Day for all Fall Sports, Cheer, Band and all Basketball teams.(grades 7-12). Per the AAA, we are not able to take group/team photos, so Lifetouch will be essentially "photo shopping" together a team/group photo of each of our teams and groups. They are our only resource to get team photos this year. More info will be available as these dates draw closer & if there are any changes we will let you know.
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Football will plat at Booneville tonight at 7:00pm! GO BEARCATS!
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
County health units across Arkansas are experiencing a substantial increase in patient volume, resulting in the need to schedule appointments well in advance. The Mena School District would like to urge parents to schedule appointments for vaccinations. The deadline is October 1st IMMUNIZATIONS Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-702 (Grades K-12 public school students) Requirement: Documentation must be provided verifying proof of immunizations for each student or proof that the student has received an exemption from the immunization requirements. If proof is not provided within 30 days of the student beginning school, the student must be excluded from being physically present at the school until documentation is provided. Students may access virtual or other remote options offered by the school.
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Friday, September 18, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Fish Sticks with Mac & Cheese, Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Waffle Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Chef Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Tuesday - Popcorn Chicken Bowl, Rib Patty Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Cobb Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Wednesday - Ravioli with Meat Sauce, Hot Dog, Chicken Sandwich, Wing Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Turkey Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Thursday - BBQ Chicken, Chicken Tenders, Bacon Cheeseburger, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Popcorn Chicken Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Friday - Burritos with Cheese, Mini Corndogs, Backyard Burger, Pizza, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Senior High Football plays at Booneville this evening Today is the last day to order your 2020 Homecoming T-shirts in Ms. Hobson’s room. You must pay when you order. Shirts are $16 and will be available for pick up the week of Homecoming. Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form that was sent via email and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. The FBLA Fall Conference date has been changed so registration is open again if you would like to attend. The new deadline is Oct 2nd! Cost is $15 to attend and receive an FBLA t-shirt FCCLA dues are $15 and need to be paid by October 8. Bring your dues to Mrs. Hobson or Mrs. Wilson. Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. For any Seniors who had their Senior Pictures taken at the original session in July and wish to get retakes on Monday, please notify Mr. Philpot in room 205 by tomorrow to be added to the scheduled list. School day pictures with Lifetouch will be on Monday, September 28, for grades 9, 10, and 11, as well as faculty. This will be the only school picture day Lifetouch plans to offer to Mena High School this year, so we need everyone to be at school that day to get their photo taken for the yearbook. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Today, a SAU College Representative will be on campus for a visit. The representative will be in the PAC during the JAG classes, and for any seniors not in JAG, during Enrichment. If you did not purchase a yearbook from last school year and are still interested in buying one, please see Mr. Philpot. We still have a very limited number of yearbooks left over that are for sale. Seniors, a survey has been sent to your email regarding Seniors and their current jobs, which is being used for a Journalism project. Please fill out this survey at your convenience before the end of the day today. Right now during Enrichment is the first meeting of the National English Honor Society in Mrs. Neufeld’s room, 207. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors may join. If interested, please attend the meeting.
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena 7th & Jr. High Bearcats played at Lamar Thursday... Jr. / Lamar-36 Mena-12 7th / Lamar-22 Mena-14 The teams will be back in action on Thursday 9/24 When they host Waldron at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium.
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Volleyball played at Arkadelphia on Thursday. 7th grade won 2-0 Jr JV won 2-0 Jr Varsity won 2-0 Sr. JV:won 2-0 Sr. Varsity won 3-0 The girls will play next on Monday 9/21 when they host Paris at the Union Bank Center.. GO LADYCATS!!!
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, September 17, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Fish Sticks with Mac & Cheese, Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Waffle Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Chef Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Tuesday - Popcorn Chicken Bowl, Rib Patty Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Cobb Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Wednesday - Ravioli with Meat Sauce, Hot Dog, Chicken Sandwich, Wing Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Turkey Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Thursday - BBQ Chicken, Chicken Tenders, Bacon Cheeseburger, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Popcorn Chicken Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Friday - Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Junior High Football at Lamar; Volleyball will be playing at Arkadelphia Friday - Senior High Football at Booneville 2020 Homecoming T-shirts are available for pre-order in Ms.Hobson’s room. You must pay to order. Shirts are $16 and will be available for pick up the week of Homecoming. Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. Mrs. Torix needs to see the following students at the conclusion of the announcements: Hailey Emerson, Caroline Cannon, Kiylee Hughes, Shantal Tecson, Alexia Minzel and Jocelyn Hernandez An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form that was sent via email and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. The FBLA Fall Conference date has been changed so registration is open again if you would like to attend. The new deadline is Oct 2nd! Cost is $15 to attend and receive an FBLA t-shirt FCCLA dues are $15 and need to be paid by October 8. Bring your dues to Mrs. Hobson or Mrs. Wilson. Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. For any Seniors who had their Senior Pictures taken at the original session in July and wish to get retakes on Monday, please notify Mr. Philpot in room 205 by tomorrow to be added to the scheduled list. School day pictures with Lifetouch will be on Monday, September 28, for grades 9, 10, and 11, as well as faculty. This will be the only school picture day Lifetouch plans to offer to Mena High School this year, so we need everyone to be at school that day to get their photo taken for the yearbook. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Friday, September 18 - SAU College Representative will be on campus for a visit. The representative will be in the JAG classes in PAC, and any seniors, not in JAG, during Enrichment. If you did not purchase a yearbook from last school year and are still interested in buying one, please see Mr. Philpot. We still have a very limited number of yearbooks left over that are for sale. Seniors, a survey has been sent to your email regarding Seniors and their current jobs, which is being used for a Journalism project. Please fill out this survey at your convenience before the end of the day Friday.
3 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Student Council would like to invite all campuses to take part in the Homecoming festivities this year by dressing up each day of HoCo Week! Homecoming week is October 5-9. Go Bearcats!
4 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Please congratulate the following students on being selected as the 20-21 Mena High School FBLA Officer team: President - Emmi Hines Vice President - Carmen Puckett Secretary - Sophia Vacca Treasurer - Hailey Emerson Reporter/Historian - Caroline Cannon Parliamentarian - Kiylee Hughes Membership Coordinator - Shantal Tecson Fundraising Coordinator - Emily May Ambassador - Alexia Minzel Ambassador - Jocelyn Hernandez
4 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena vs. Hot Springs Farm Bureau Player of the Game is JAKE WILES!!! Jake is a senior running back at Mena High School and is the son of Clint and Melinda Wiles. He plans to attend UA Rich Mountain after high school! Way to go Jake!
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Volleyball took a long road trip to Magnolia on Tuesday. Jr JV won 2-1 Jr Varsity won 2-0 Sr High won 3-0 The 7th, Jr. & Sr. teams will play at Arkadelphia on Thursday 9/17.. GO LADYCATS!!!!
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Wednesday, September 15, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Fish Sticks with Mac & Cheese, Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Waffle Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Chef Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Tuesday - Popcorn Chicken Bowl, Rib Patty Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Cobb Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Wednesday - Ravioli with Meat Sauce, Hot Dog, Chicken Sandwich, Wing Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Turkey Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Thursday - Friday - Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Junior High Football at Lamar Friday - Senior High Football at Booneville 2020 Homecoming T-shirts are available for pre-order in Ms.Hobson’s room. You must pay to order. Shirts are $16 and will be available for pick up the week of Homecoming. Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. Mrs. Torix needs to see the following students at the conclusion of the announcements: Hailey Emerson, Caroline Cannon, Kiylee Hughes, Shantal Tecson, Alexia Minzel and Jocelyn Hernandez An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form that was sent via email and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. The FBLA Fall Conference date has been changed so registration is open again if you would like to attend. The new deadline is Oct 2nd! Cost is $15 to attend and receive an FBLA t-shirt Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. School day pictures with Lifetouch will be on Monday, September 28, for grades 9, 10, and 11, as well as faculty. This will be the only school picture day Lifetouch plans to offer to Mena High School this year, so we need everyone to be at school that day to get their photo taken for the yearbook. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Friday, September 18 - SAU College Representative will be on campus for a visit. The representative will be in the JAG classes in PAC, and any seniors, not in JAG, during Enrichment.
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual, blended, or non-enrolled students have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham Elementary or Mena High School on Fridays between 1 and 2pm. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 21st-25th. https://forms.gle/eHPL2PCderjTtHcR9
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Cross Country competed at the Tom Stuthard Stampede on Tuesday. Logan Myers, Tre McMellon, Cooper Plunkett & Hudson Vacca medaled for Mena. The Bearcats will be back in action on 9/26 at the Today's Bank Mansfield Invitational. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=20084
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 FCCLA Officers. Pres.- Rachel Wilson VP of Events - Will Davis VP of Social Media - Stephanie Lua VP of Recruiting- Max Montgomery Secretary-Tabitha Levering Treasurer-Allie Martin Historian-Kyra Stephens Parliamentarian-Caroline Cannon
5 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Volleyball plays at 5:00pm in Magnolia & Mena Cross Country will compete at 3:45 in Acorn. GO BEARCATS!!!
6 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Fish Sticks with Mac & Cheese, Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Waffle Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Chef Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Tuesday - Popcorn Chicken Bowl, Rib Patty Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Cobb Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Monday - Tuesday - Cross Country will have a meet at Acorn this afternoon, starting with the Junior High at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday - Thursday - Junior High Football at Lamar Friday - Senior High Football at Booneville 2020 Homecoming T-shirts are available for pre-order in Ms.Hobson’s room. You must pay to order. Shirts are $16 and will be available for pick up the week of Homecoming. Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form that was sent via email and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. The FBLA Fall Conference date has been changed so registration is open again if you would like to attend. The new deadline is Oct 2nd! Cost is $15 to attend and receive an FBLA t-shirt Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. School day pictures with Lifetouch will be on Monday, September 28, for grades 9, 10, and 11, as well as faculty. This will be the only school picture day Lifetouch plans to offer to Mena High School this year, so we need everyone to be at school that day to get their photo taken for the yearbook. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Friday, September 18 - SAU College Representative will be on campus for a visit. The representative will be in the JAG classes in PAC, and any seniors, not in JAG, during Enrichment. Homecoming is a school-wide celebration, and as we prepare for our Homecoming event next month, you, the entire student body, have the opportunity to choose who the 2020 Homecoming Queen will be. Available to all students today is the ballot to vote for Homecoming Queen, which will be selected from one of the four Senior Maids that were chosen last week. All grades have access to the ballot as of Enrichment, so please look for the ballot either on your email or your grade level Google Classroom, and cast your vote for Homecoming Queen by the end of the school day today.
6 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mansfield Jr. Girls won 2-0 & handed Mena their fourth loss of the season at the Union Bank Center Monday. The Mena Jr. JV won their match 2 games to 0. The Jr. Ladycats are back in action on Tuesday at Magnolia..
6 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Due to a cancellation & a bye week the Junior Bearcats have had a two week break from games. They did get a practice in this morning & both the 7th grade & Jr. High teams will play at Lamar this Thursday. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
6 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Friday, September 11, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Fish Sticks with Mac & Cheese, Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Waffle Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Chef Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Monday - The Mena Golf Team will be traveling to Nashville for a match this afternoon Tuesday - Cross Country Wednesday - Thursday - Junior High Football at Lamar Friday - Senior High Football at Booneville 2020 Homecoming Tshirts are available for pre-order in Ms.Hobson’s room. You must pay to order. Shirts are $16 and will be available for pick up the week of Homecoming. Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form that was sent via email and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. The FBLA Fall Conference date has been changed so registration is open again if you would like to attend. The new deadline is Oct 2nd! Cost is $15 to attend and receive an FBLA t-shirt Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Friday, September 18 - SAU College Representative will be on campus for a visit. The representative will be in the JAG classes in room 403, and in the counseling center for any seniors, not in JAG, during Enrichment.
7 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Golf will play at the Nashville Country Club at 3:30pm. Mena Volleyball will host Mansfield with games starting at 4:30pm.
7 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Bearcats lost to Hot Springs in overtime 13-20 Friday night. Mena falls to 1-2 & will try to bounce back at Booneville next Friday 9/18!!!!
9 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Governor Asa Hutchinson conducted his daily update to media from UA Rich Mountain in Mena on Friday regarding Arkansas’s COVID-19 response. This gave Mena Public School Superintendent Benny Weston an opportunity to speak to the governor in person about issues affecting MPS & the district’s start to the new school year.
9 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 2020 Mena High School Homecoming Court was revealed this morning, based on the results of the MHS students' votes yesterday. The Homecoming maids were each surprised during class with a rose from the Seniors of the Mena Bearcat football team. The 2020 MHS Homecoming Court is: Freshmen: Sophia Vacca and Brooklyn Hilderbrand Sophomores: Kate McDonald and Emmi Hines Juniors: Cassidy Ashcraft and Sarah Grenier Seniors: Ally Wright, Allie Martin, Marissa Ortiz, and Morgan Puckett Homecoming is scheduled for Friday, October 9. Click the link to watch the video https://drive.google.com/file/d/1p3F_9ZJyuSsa7iMhfCubxQJCnqw0d88e/view?ts=5f5bbe09
9 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Other sports are grabbing the headlines right now but preparations are underway for the 20/21 basketball season. Bearcat Head Basketball Coach Randy Peters put the team thru a workout Friday morning.
9 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual, blended, or non-enrolled students have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham Elementary or Mena High School on Fridays between 1 and 2pm. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 21st-25th. https://forms.gle/eHPL2PCderjTtHcR9
9 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Senior Parents! Kristi Wilson's OT & Childcare Class is creating a bulletin board for the class of 2020-2021. Please send 1 to 2 baby or childhood pictures that are appropriate to be hung up. Please send them to Hannah.Stockton21@menaschools.org
9 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena will play Hot Springs tonight at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:00pm. Graphics created by the MHS Student Council. Check them out on Instagram at menastucrew !
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena will play Hot Springs tonight at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:00pm. A limited number of tickets available to the general public (no more than 2 tickets per person) can be picked up at the Central Office from (8:00am to 3:45pm).
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Blended & virtual student meals for September 14th-18th may be picked up today at Louise Durham Elementary or Mena High School between 1 and 2 pm.
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Andrew Davis had a 62 and London Copelin had a 56 at DeGray State Park Golf Course near Arkadelphia Thursday. Mena Golf returns to action on Monday 9/14 at the Nashville Country Club. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats fly past Camden Fairview on Senior Night at the Union Bank Center. Mena JV Wins 2-0 Mena Sr. Girls Win 3-0 The Ladycats are now 3-0 & will travel to Magnolia on Tuesday 9/15! GO LADYCATS! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=19738
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Sunrise at MPS ! Mrs. Jessica Smith captured this pic when she arrived this morning. Teachers go sunrise to sundown & longer. Go Bearcats!
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Ticket Sales for Hot Springs vs. Mena Bearcats! Due to Covid-19, the Governor and Arkansas Department of Health has put a limit on the number of people who can attend indoor and outdoor activities. These restrictions are not the desire of anyone in the district. However, for the health and safety of our players, coaches and fans, we MUST adhere to the guidelines set by the ADH and Governor. We are fortunate, at this time, to be able to continue with our sporting events. Mena Public Schools will adhere to the Indoor and Outdoor venue guidelines set forth by the Arkansas Department of Health. Anyone over 10 years of age must wear a face covering at all times. Single-household family groups can sit together but must be 6-feet apart from other groups or individuals. Seating areas will be marked such that every other row is unoccupied. Anyone found not to be in compliance with the regulations set forth by the ADH will be asked by an administrator or security officer to comply. Refusal to follow directives will result in removal from the premises. Due to the new guidelines, MPS will no longer allow FREE ADMISSION passes other than those issued by the Arkansas Athletics Association. Ticket Prices: Per game admission is $5.00 per person. Football Games: -Bearcat Stadium Capacity-680 Football Players, Band, and Cheer will be issued a certain number of redeemable tickets first. Then there will be a limited number of tickets available to the general public (no more than 2 tickets per person) that can be picked up at the Central Office the day of the event from (8:00am to 3:45pm).
10 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, September 10, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Beef Fingers, Chicken Tenders, Meatball Sub, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Popcorn Chicken Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Friday - Baked Potato, Chicken Sandwich, Rib Patty Sandwich, Pizza, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Senior High Volleyball vs Camden (Senior Night) Friday - Senior High Football vs Hot Springs (Senior Night) Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. The FCCLA meeting will be today in Ms.Hobson’s room #200. Dues are $15 and can be paid through October 2. See Mrs. Hobson or Mrs. Wilson for details. An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. The FBLA Fall Conference date has been changed so registration is open again if you would like to attend. The new deadline is Oct 2nd! Cost is $15 to attend and receive an FBLA t-shirt An FBLA Officer Application was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in becoming an officer, you must first join FBLA then complete the Officer Application. These applications are due by Friday, September 11th. Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Any Junior wanting to take the PSAT test, please email Mrs. Thacker before Friday, September 11. All students need to log in to their class grade Google Classroom and cast their Homecoming vote right now!
11 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Send us your "Grandparents Read Week" pictures! Saturday is National Grandparent's Day. Normally Holly Harshman Elementary would host Grandparent's Read Week and grandparents would be invited into the library to read to their grandchildren each day during their library time. Unfortunately, this year, we will not be able to have Grandparent's Read Week, so we are asking all MPS patrons to submit pictures of grandparents reading to their grandchildren. Whether your student is traditional, blended or virtual. Just click the link to submit a photo or post as a comment below. https://forms.gle/Ag7xgSoEvmjwbNqP6
11 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats will recognize the seniors at today’s volleyball games against Camden Fairview. The JV game starts at 4:30pm in the Union Bank Center. Graphics created by the MHS Student Council. Check them out on Instagram at menastucrew !
11 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats will recognize the seniors at today’s volleyball games against Camden Fairview. The JV game starts at 4:30pm in the Union Bank Center. Graphics created by the MHS Student Council. Check them out on Instagram at menastucrew !
11 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Mena High School and Middle School Lamb and Goat Exhibitors: Lamb and Goat exhibitors will need to call and schedule an appointment with a local vet to get health papers before leaving for AYE. This needs to be done before the 2nd of October!
11 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Coaches select #12, Max Montgomery as the Polk County Farm Bureau Insurance Player of the Game for week #2 vs Harding Academy. Despite Max having 202 completion yards and throwing for 3 touchdowns, the Bearcats suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of a tough Wildcat team at Bearcat stadium on September 4th, by a score of 44-20. Harding Academy stepped up and took on the Bearcats after Clarksville had chosen not to play games this year. Max is the Bearcats' Senior Quarterback and stands 6'3" this year and weighs 195 lbs. He is healthy again, after suffering a season ending knee injury in his Junior season. Max was born in Mena and is the son of Clint and Telissa Montgomery and is the grandson of Jeff and Penny Montgomery. When not involved in school activities, Max likes to work on cars and chase girls. After high school, Max plans to attend the University of Arkansas Fayetteville and join the Air Force's ROTC program. Shown presenting Max with week #2's Farm Bureau Insurance game ball is Head Coach Craig Bentley and local Farm Bureau Insurance agent, Mitch Sikes. Farm Bureau Insurance is a proud supporter of the Mena Bearcats! Mena Public Schools
11 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Golf will face several area schools beginning at 4:00pm at Degray Lake State Park Golf Course. It will be Senior Night at the Union Bank Center when the Ladycats host Camden Fairview, Games begin at 4:30pm.
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket should fill out an order packet in the high school office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23.
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday - Tuesday - Burrito with Cheese Sauce, Cheese Burger & Fries, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Cobb Sandwich, Turkey Croissant Sandwich Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - FCCLA Meeting in Ms.Hobson’s Room Friday - Sports: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Senior High Volleyball vs Camden (Senior Night) Friday - Senior High Football vs Hot Springs (Senior Night) Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. FCCLA Officer Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Hobson or Mrs. Wilson’s room. They are due by the end of the day today. The first FCCLA meeting will be on tomorrow, September 10 in Ms.Hobson’s room. An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. An FBLA Officer Application was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in becoming an officer, you must first join FBLA then complete the Officer Application. These applications are due by Friday, September 11th. Be sure to order your Mena High School yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. Senior pictures retakes and make-up picture day will be Monday, September 21. If you did not get your senior pictures taken on the original date in July, we will need you to get your pictures taken for yearbook purposes, even if you don’t plan to purchase any of the photos. MHS Cheerleading Competition team will be doing a fundraiser this fall. They are personalizing your parking spots. It is $25 to have them do this, please see Coach Hughes room 315 for more details or to purchase your personalization. Anyone interested in joining Sci-Fi Club this year, there is a meeting in the PAC during Enrichment today.. There will be no dues this year, just sign up with Ms. Hooker to join! Even Blended students will have access to the Google Classroom. Any Junior wanting to take the PSAT test, please email Mrs. Thacker before Friday, September 11. At the conclusion of these announcements, Mr. Philpot needs the band seniors to go to room 211.
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Meals are free for all children under 18 thru December 31st. Virtual, blended, or non-enrolled students will have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 14th-18th. https://forms.gle/fDjs4wczv1jFvWb9A
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
With our fall sports seasons underway, the creation of the 2020 Mena Fall Sports Souvenir Program has officially begun! If you would like to purchase an ad for your business or to support your fall sports athlete with an ad, please see the attached information and contact Andy Philpot at bearcatpromos@gmail.com by September 24!
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to the Bearcat Sr. Boys who competed at the Magazine Rattler Invitational on Tuesday and finished runner up... Mena will compete on Tuesday 9/15 at the Tom Stuthard Stampede in Acorn... GO BEARCATS!!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Volleyball played at Malvern Tuesday. 7th grade won 2 to 0 Jr JV won 2 to 0 Jr Varsity won 2 to 1 Sr Varsity won 3 to 0 The 7th & Jr High Ladycats will host Mansfield on Monday 9/14.. The Sr High will host Camden Fairview on Thursday 9/10. Thursday will be Sr Night.
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Dear Parents, We would like to thank you for participating in our virtual/blended meal service. On Thursday Sept. 3, USDA announced that they were extending the waiver to feed using the Seamless Summer Option through Dec. 31, 2020. This means that all meals will be served for free to all children 18 and under. We will still need you to fill out your free and reduced application for students. T There is a new link every week, for ordering meals and can be accessed on the Mena Public Schools Facebook page, or on the Mena Public school’s website: Menu Food service information Blended Learning Meal Related Items. There is an added option for you to order meals for any children that you have that are not school aged. Sincerely, Susan Bodey, FSD Aramark at Mena Public Schools
12 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Cross County Team will run at the Magazine Rattler Invitational & Ladycats will play at Malvern beginning at 4:00pm.
13 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Harding Academy-44 Mena-20. Mena falls to 1-1 on the season. A big game against Hot Springs is scheduled for next Friday at Bearcat Stadium & It will be Sr. Night. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=19617
16 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
meet.google.com/maf-jyco-bsu There will be a virtual meeting for the Mena Basscats Bass Team Tuesday at 7pm. The above link will allow anyone to join the meeting. This is for current members and students that are interested in joining. Call Coach Pete Rose at 234-0771.
16 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Friday, September 4, 2020 Lunch Menu: Friday - Popcorn Chicken Parm, Corn Dog, Chicken Sandwich, Pizza, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Sports: Friday - Senior High Football will host Harding Academy at Bearcat Stadium at 7:00 Theme for tonight’s game is Neon Night! Dress in neon colors! Any student wanting to order a Letter Jacket, the order packets are in the office. These have to be completed and ordered by September 23. FCCLA Officer Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Hobson or Mrs. Wilson’s room. They are due on Wednesday, September 9. The first FCCLA meeting will be on September 10. An FBLA membership form was sent to your email on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in joining, please complete the form and bring your $15 to Mrs. Torix. An FBLA Officer Application was sent to your on Thursday, Sept 3rd. If you are interested in becoming an officer, you must first join FBLA then complete the Officer Application. These applications are due by Friday, September 11th. FBLA Fall conference registration money is due by Tuesday, September 8. The cost is $15 and that includes an FBLA District 1 t-shirt. Yearbook sales for the 2021 Mena High School Yearbook have officially begun. Be sure to order your yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. MHS Cheerleading Competition team will be doing a fundraiser this fall. They are personalizing your parking spots. It is $25 to have them do this, please see Coach Hughes room 315 for more details or to purchase your personalization.
16 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Parent/Teacher Conferences originally scheduled for next week are being postponed for further planning purposes. Please keep watching for updates about Parent/Teacher Conferencing procedures.
16 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Cross Country ran their first timed mile this morning in preparation for the Magazine Rattler Invitational on Tuesday. GO BEARCATS!!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Two volleyball games that were cancelled recently due to weather have been rescheduled. Booneville @ Mena 7th,Jr, & Sr. is now Sept. 22nd Mena @ Lakeside Sr. is now Oct. 19th
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual & blended students will have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm We are no longer allowed to serve on the SSO option so meals will be charged to the student’s account, as though the student was in school, based on their Free/Reduced/Paid status. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 14th-18th. https://forms.gle/fDjs4wczv1jFvWb9A
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
It was swine day at the Polk County Livestock Show today & Mena Public Schools were well represented. The Junior Livestock sale is Friday at 7pm....
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Ticket Sales for Harding Academy vs Mena Bearcats The Mena Public School District has announced plans for sales of tickets for athletic events for the 2020-21 school year. Due to Covid-19, the Governor and Arkansas Department of Health has put a limit on the number of people who can attend indoor and outdoor activities. These restrictions are not the desire of anyone in the district. However, for the health and safety of our players, coaches and fans, we MUST adhere to the guidelines set by the ADH and Governor. We are fortunate, at this time, to be able to continue with our sporting events. Mena Public Schools will adhere to the Indoor and Outdoor venue guidelines set forth by the Arkansas Department of Health. Anyone over 10 years of age must wear a face covering at all times. Single-household family groups can sit together but must be 6-feet apart from other groups or individuals. Seating areas will be marked such that every other row is unoccupied. Anyone found not to be in compliance with the regulations set forth by the ADH will be asked by an administrator or security officer to comply. Refusal to follow directives will result in removal from the premises. Due to the new guidelines, MPS will no longer allow FREE ADMISSION passes other than those issued by the Arkansas Athletics Association. Ticket Prices: Per game admission is $5.00 per person. Football Games: -Bearcat Stadium Capacity-680 Football Players, Band, and Cheer will be issued a certain number of redeemable tickets first. Then there will be a limited number of tickets available to the general public (no more than 2 tickets per person) that can be picked up at the Central Office the day of the event from (8:00am to 3:45pm). Football Visitors: a limited number of tickets will be provided for the visiting team at the beginning of each week. State officials are not allowing band and cheer to attend away games. (The same will happen when the Bearcats/Ladycats go on the road—we will get the ticket information out ASAP for these events.) Unfortunately, during this time, tailgating before athletic events is NOT ALLOWED. Attendees will NOT be allowed on the track, field, or court at any time before, during or after the event. Immediately after the event, fans need to exit the facility.
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Three day weekend coming up!!!
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Mena High School and Middle School FFA Livestock Exhibitors: If you made the premium auction on Friday September 4th. Please bring prepackaged snacks and canned drinks for the auction.
17 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Harding Academy vs. Mena Stadium Capacity-680 Players, Band, and Cheer will be issued tickets first. There will be a limited # of tickets available to the public (no more than 2 tickets per person) available at the Central Office the day of the event from (8am-3:45pm)
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The DeQueen vs. Mena 7th grade & junior high football games that were scheduled for tonight & cancelled will be played on Monday, October 5th. GO BEARCATS! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Students arrive for school this morning, returning to campus after two missed days due to inclement weather and flooding.
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, September 3, 2020 Lunch Menu: Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Fish Sticks with Mac & Cheese; Cheeseburger, Chicken Tenders, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Popcorn Chicken Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Friday - Popcorn Chicken Parm, Corn Dog, Chicken Sandwich, Pizza, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Student Council in Ms.Hobson’s Room Friday - FBLA meeting Sports: Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Junior High Football will host De Queen at Bearcat Stadium, beginning at 5:30 - CANCELLED Friday - Senior High Football will host Harding Academy at Bearcat Stadium at 7:00 Don’t forget to bring money for your lunch accounts. If you need to know your balance, email Mrs. Jennifer @ jennifer.mccauley@menaschools.org. Yearbook sales for the 2021 Mena High School Yearbook have officially begun. Be sure to order your yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. There are paw prints on the floor in the cafeteria to mark where you should stand in line for social distancing. This is for breakfast and lunch. All students should be dropped off and picked up in the student parking lot by the patio. There is stuff left from the lockers last year in the counseling center. IF you left things in the lockers, please come see if it is here, and take it with you! MHS Cheerleading Competition team will be doing a fundraiser this fall. They are personalizing your parking spots. It is $25 to have them do this, please see Coach Hughes room 315 for more details or to purchase your personalization. The first FBLA meeting of the year will be tomorrow, Friday, in Room 401 during Enrichment. We will discuss the upcoming fall conference as well as the possibility of fundraisers and community service projects. If you would like to join, dues are $15. Dues can be paid at the meeting or to Mrs. Torix any day before or after school, during Enrichment or between classes.
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools will be open & students will return to class on Thursday September 3rd..
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena students showed cattle at the Polk County Livestock Show on Wednesday. Swine will show on Thursday at the Polk County Fairgrounds.
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual & blended students will have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm We are no longer allowed to serve on the SSO option so meals will be charged to the student’s account, as though the student was in school, based on their Free/Reduced/Paid status. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 8th-11th. https://forms.gle/rpeN5wcJLRvoBUCRA
18 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
After consulting Polk County leaders about road conditions and seeing the rain forecast for tomorrow morning, Mena Public Schools is announcing that it will close tomorrow, September 2nd, for the safety of all students and employees. This will be an AMI day.
19 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena students showed goats & sheep at the Polk County Livestock Show on Monday. Cattle will be on Wednesday & swine on Thursday at the Polk County Fairgrounds.
19 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Due to dangerous water levels and the threat of more heavy rain, Mena Public Schools will be closing all schools and releasing students this morning at 8:30. All after school activities are cancelled, as well.
20 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Jr. Bearcats knocked off Mansfield 16-6 at Bearcat Stadium Monday. Mena starts the season 1-0 & will host DeQueen Thursday at 6pm. GO BEARCATS!!!
20 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
ATTENTION PARENTS!!!! Free and Reduced Meal Applications are available on-line Only ONE application PER household is needed. If your household received a Notice of Direct Certification - there is no need to complete a meal application this year - To apply online click on the link:: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/813911/FREQUENTLY_ASKED_QUESTIONS_ABOUT_FREE_AND_REDUCED_PRICE_SCHOOL_MEALS.pdf If you have any questions, or need a paper form sent home, contact Sherry Newman - sherry.newman@menaschools.org - 479-394-1710
20 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The weather forecast is calling for a 30%-40% chance of storms when school dismisses today & at the beginning of tonight's 7th grade football game at Bearcat Stadium. With Mostly cloudy skies by 6:00pm. https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-forecast/hourly/
21 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Golf will be playing schools from around the area at Degray State Park Golf Course beginning at 4:00pm. Jr. volleyball will play at Fort Smith Ramsey beginning at 4:00pm. 7th grade & Jr. football will host Mansfield at Bearcat Stadium beginning at 5:30pm. GO BEARCATS!
21 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Bearcats score 39 points in the first half & cruises to a win in the season opener over DeQueen Friday night. Mena will play Harding Academy next Friday at 7pm in Bearcat Stadium. Go Bearcats!!!!
23 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Monday, September 21: Senior Picture Make-Up/Retakes Day with Prestige (approximately 75 Seniors still need their senior pictures taken). These will be in the MHS safe room, with the possibility of using the MMS safe room for picture prep. Monday: September 28: MHS School Day Picture Day with Lifetouch. Grades 9, 10, 11, and Faculty. MHS Safe Room. Tuesday, September 29: MMS School Picture Day with Lifetouch. Grades 6, 7, 8. and Faculty. MMS Safe Room. Monday, October 12: Sports Picture Day for all Fall Sports, Cheer, Band and all Basketball teams.(grades 7-12). Per the AAA, we are not able to take group/team photos, so Lifetouch will be essentially "photo shopping" together a team/group photo of each of our teams and groups. They are our only resource to get team photos this year. More info will be available as these dates draw closer & if there are any changes we will let you know.
23 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Friday, August 28, 2020 Lunch Menu: Friday - Crispito with Cheese, Backyard Burger, Mini Corndog, Pizza, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich. Clubs & Activities: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Sports: Friday - Senior High Football at De Queen Students, we are voting for the 2020-2021 Student Council Members TODAY! Be sure to check your email and cast your vote before 3:25pm. *Yearbook sales for the 2021 Mena High School Yearbook have officially begun. Be sure to order your yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. There are paw prints on the floor in the cafeteria to mark where you should stand in line for social distancing. This is for breakfast and lunch. All students should be dropped off and picked up in the student parking lot by the patio. There is stuff left from the lockers last year in the counseling center. IF you left things in the lockers, please come see if it is here, and take it with you! MHS Cheerleading Competition team will be doing a fundraiser this fall. They are personalizing your parking spots. It is $25 to have them do this, please see Coach Hughes room 315 for more details or to purchase your personalization. There will be an FFA officer candidate meeting today in the gym during Enrichment. All candidates must attend!
24 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual & blended students will have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm We are no longer allowed to serve on the SSO option so meals will be charged to the student’s account, as though the student was in school, based on their Free/Reduced/Paid status. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form for September 8th-11th. https://forms.gle/rpeN5wcJLRvoBUCRA
24 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Livestock Exhibitors: Next week you will only be excused from school on the days in which, your species will be at the fairgrounds! The following are the days for each species: Monday August 31st: Lambs and Goats Tuesday September 1st: Lambs and Goats Wednesday September 2nd: Cattle Thursday September 3rd: Hogs Even if you are selected for the auction on Friday September 4th you are not excused from school that day!
24 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcats play their season opener Friday night at DeQueen. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30pm. GO BEARCATS!
24 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Holiday September 7th, 2020! Follow the link for the full school calendar! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/828040/Calendar_2020-2021.pdf
24 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, August 27, 2020 Lunch Menu: Thursday - Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Tenders, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Popcorn Chicken Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich. Friday - Crispito with Cheese, Backyard Burger, Mini Corndog, Pizza, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich. Clubs & Activities: Thursday - Friday - Sports: Thursday - Senior High Volleyball at Lake Hamilton - POSTPONED due to weather. Will be rescheduled at a later date; Junior High Football home versus Mansfield - CANCELLED Friday - Senior High Football at De Queen All after school activities planned for today must be postponed due to the possibility of inclement weather. *Yearbook sales for the 2021 Mena High School Yearbook have officially begun. Be sure to order your yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year. There are paw prints on the floor in the cafeteria to mark where you should stand in line for social distancing. This is for breakfast and lunch. All students should be dropped off and picked up in the student parking lot by the patio. There is stuff left from the lockers last year in the counseling center. IF you left things in the lockers, please come see if it is here, and take it with you!
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday night's 7th/JH football games & sr. volleyball games have been postponed due to possible inclement weather. The football games will be played instead on Monday the 31st at Bearcat Stadium against Mansfield at 5:30pm. Volleyball may be played at a later date.
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena weather forecast is calling for cloudy conditions Thursday morning during school drop off with an increasing chance of rain later in the day. Click the link for the Mena Public School Weather Page. https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-forecast/hourly/…
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Livestock Exhibitors: We highly recommend this year that you contact and invite potential buyers and supporters for the Jr. Livestock Auction. The auction will be Friday September 4th at 6:30 in the commercial building. With the cancellation of the Polk County Fair, we feel there are many supporters in the community that do not realize that the Livestock Shows and auction will continue. Our auction could possibly be a failure without you making these contacts! The auction will be conducted in a different manner as in previous years. This year the auction will be conducted without the exhibitors displaying their animals during the auction. Please do your part in helping to make our Jr. Livestock Auction a success!
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
According to Coach Craig Bentley Thursday night's 7th/JH games will be postponed due to possible inclement weather. Both Schools are working on a makeup date at this time. The Sr. VB teams will play at H.S. Lakeside on Thursday beginning at 5:00pm.... GO LADYCATS!!!
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Lunch Menu: Wednesday - General Tso Beef Dippers, Hamburger, Hot Dog, Wing Bar, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Turkey Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich. Thursday - Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Tenders, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Taco Bar, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Popcorn Chicken Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich. Friday - Crispito with Cheese, Backyard Burger, Mini Corndog, Pizza, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Pizza Salad, and Turkey Croissant Sandwich. Sports: Thursday - Senior High Volleyball at Lake Hamilton; Junior High Football home versus Mansfield. Friday - Senior High Football at De Queen *Yearbook sales for the 2021 Mena High School Yearbook have officially begun. Be sure to order your yearbook before October 1 to take advantage of the lowest price of $50. If you personalize your yearbook before October 1 with your name on it for an additional $6, you will receive four free icons for the cover. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for the new format for ordering yearbooks this year.
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual & blended students will have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm We are no longer allowed to serve on the SSO option so meals will be charged to the student’s account, as though the student was in school, based on their Free/Reduced/Paid status. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form. https://forms.gle/XADdNcVxzX4eUYL8A
25 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
All Mena campuses experienced heavy rain this morning. As always our staff was up to the task. The weather when school dismisses today is calling for cloudy skies at 3:00pm with a 30% chance of storms by 4:00pm. https://www.weatherbug.com/wea…/10-day-weather/mena-ar-71953
26 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Ladycats at Lake Hamilton Sr. JV Mena Won 2-0 Sr. Varsity Mena Won 3-0 7th Grade Mena Won 2-1 Jr. JV Lake Hamilton Won 2-0 Jr. Varsity Lake Hamilton Won 2-1 The senior team will play at Lakeside on Thursday at 5:00pm. The junior teams plays at FS Ramsey on August 31st
26 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
This Friday'S football game at DeQueen will begin at 7:30pm. It was originally scheduled for 7pm. Also, Clarksville has cancelled the game scheduled for Friday, September 4th. Instead Mena will play Harding Academy at Bearcat Stadium. An updated schedule will be released soon.
26 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Follow the link to learn the library book checking out process for blended students. https://docs.google.com/…/1YqvYBY2bTy-ZTzRusEBuvdnoU_B…/edit
26 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena 7th, Jr JV & Jr. Varsity play at Lake Hamilton today at 4:30pm. GO LADYCATS!!!
26 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Greenwood defeated the Jr. & Jr. JV teams 2-0 Monday night at the Union Bank Center. The Jr. High is back in action on Tuesday at Lake Hamilton. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=20083
27 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Virtual & blended students will have to sign up for meals every week. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm We are no longer allowed to serve on the SSO option so meals will be charged to the student’s account, as though the student was in school, based on their Free/Reduced/Paid status. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. Follow the link to fill out the form. https://forms.gle/P8bqh6gf8vvJd39i9
27 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The MHS math department is geared up for the first day!!!!
28 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Seniors set the tone! MHS Principal David Maxwell spoke to seniors fist thing this morning about the coming year. It's great to have a facility like the performing arts center where these large group meetings can happen.
28 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
First day photos are pouring in! Click the link & send us yours! https://forms.gle/Ag7xgSoEvmjwbNqP6
28 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Jr. Volleyball starts at 4:30pm in the Union Bank Center. Golf begins at 3:30pm at the Nashville Country Club. GO BEARCATS!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
28 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Send us your first day of school pictures! Whether your student is traditional, blended or virtual. Just click the link to submit a photo. https://forms.gle/Ag7xgSoEvmjwbNqP6
28 days ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena scrimmaged Mansfield at Bearcat Stadium Friday night. The first game of the season is Friday 8/28 at DeQueen. GO BEARCATS!!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=19617
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
4,000 face masks for students and staff will be distributed for the 20/21 school year that begins on August 24th. Each student, age 10 & above, will receive face masks for use on campus. These face masks will become the responsibility of the student. The Centers for Disease Control has info on how to wear & care for masks. Just follow the link. https://www.cdc.gov/…/prevent…/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
What a nice surprise from the Union Bank of Mena! Our staff has been working a huge amount of hours in preparation for the first day of school on Monday. We so appreciate your support. Pizza was delivered to all campuses for lunch today.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
4,000 face masks arrived at Mena Public Schools on Friday. They will be distributed to students and staff for the 20/21 school year that begins on August 24th. Each student, age 10 & above, will receive face masks for use on campus. These face masks will become the responsibility of the student. The Centers for Disease Control has info on how to wear & care for masks. Just follow the link. https://www.cdc.gov/…/prevent…/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
If you missed the Chromebook pickup on Wednesday and Thursday, there will be stations set up before the bell Monday morning. You need to will visit all three stations before the bell rings. Station #1 -- Chromebook Pickup will be in the library with Mrs. Ashcraft. Station #2 -- Schedules and Information packets will be at the Bearcat head with Mrs. Jackson. Station #3 -- Parking Permits will be at the front of the math hall with Mrs. Warner.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A message to all parents from our nursing staff. We want your child(ren) to be able to fully participate in school safely and stay healthy. Here are a few guidelines that we ask you to follow before sending your child to school: Please check your child's temperature each morning. Keep your child home if they have a fever of 100 F or higher. You should also keep your child home if they have other symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea,loss of taste or smell, sore throat, or persistent coughing. All students 10 years and older must wear a cloth face covering on our campuses and practice social distancing whenever possible. If you know your child needs immunizations at this time, please make an appointment with their Primary Care Provider or the Health Department as soon as possible. We strongly encourage everyone who can to get the flu shot this year.Opportunities for your child to receive a flu shot at school will be announced at a later date. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's health at school please contact the school nurse. We look forward to getting this school year started! See Less
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention All Mena High School Students Please have your parent or guardian fill out the on-line lunch application, do not fill it out yourself. Your parent/guardian should be listed as the applicant, not the student. It does affect the status of your meal application. If you have already submitted an on-line application, DO NOT resubmit or do another application. If you have any questions regarding your application, please have your parent call Sherry Newman at our Administration Office.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Sr. High Bearcats will scrimmage Mansfield Friday night at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium beginning at 7pm... GO BEARCATS!!!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
ATTENTION PARENTS! Please daily check your students for symptoms of Covid 1) Do they have a cough? 2) Any difficulty Breathing? 3) Sore throat? 4) A Loss of taste or smell? 5) Had contact with a positive Covid-19 person in the last 14 days? 6) A fever? If any of these are a yes, please keep your child home, notify the school and monitor your child. They should be fever free for 48 hours before returning to school.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools—Ticket Sales for 2020-21 The Mena Public School District has announced plans for sales of tickets for athletic events for the 2020-21 school year. Due to Covid-19, the Governor and Arkansas Department of Health has put a limit on the number of people who can attend indoor and outdoor activities. These restrictions are not the desire of anyone in the district. However, for the health and safety of our players, coaches and fans, we MUST adhere to the guidelines set by the ADH and Governor. We are fortunate, at this time, to be able to continue with our sporting events. Mena Public Schools will adhere to the Indoor and Outdoor venue guidelines set forth by the Arkansas Department of Health. Anyone over 10 years of age must wear a face covering at all times. Single-household family groups can sit together but must be 6-feet apart from other groups or individuals. Seating areas will be marked such that every other row is unoccupied. Anyone found not to be in compliance with the regulations set forth by the ADH will be asked by an administrator or security officer to comply. Refusal to follow directives will result in removal from the premises. Due to the new guidelines, MPS will no longer allow FREE ADMISSION passes other than those issued by the Arkansas Athletics Association. Ticket Prices: Per game admission is $5.00 per person. Football Games: -Bearcat Stadium Capacity-680 Football Players, Band, and Cheer will be issued a certain number of redeemable tickets first. Then there will be a limited number of tickets available to the general public (no more than 2 tickets per person) that can be picked up at the Central Office the day of the event from (8:00am to 3:45pm). Volleyball Games (7th-12th grade):--UBC Capacity-240 Volleyball players will be issued a certain number of redeemable tickets first. Then there will be a limited number of tickets available to the general public (no more than 2 tickets per person) that can be picked up at the Central Office the day of the event from (8:00am to 3:45pm). Football and Volleyball Visitors: a limited number of tickets will be provided for the visiting team at the beginning of each week. State officials are not allowing band and cheer to attend away games. (The same will happen when the Bearcats/Ladycats go on the road—we will get the ticket information out ASAP for these events.) Unfortunately, during this time, tailgating before athletic events is NOT ALLOWED. Attendees will NOT be allowed on the track, field, or court at any time before, during or after the event. Immediately after the event, fans need to exit the facility. During multi-game nights, parents are encouraged to exit the facility when their child’s game is over to allow room for other parents/family the opportunity to watch their child’s game. Hopefully, we can complete our seasons as scheduled and YOU can help by supporting our efforts. GO LADYCATS and BEARCATS! tagTag
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Middle School & Holly Harshman Elementary Open House Videos are now available for you to watch. Just click on the link below to get started. Mena High Schools video will be added as soon as it is available. LDE has sent their videos to the individual students on SeeSaw & they will not be available online. https://docs.google.com/…/2PACX-1vRxBBzTmS50mV_Kz9ceNv…/pub…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Golf will be playing at the Degray Lake State Park Golf Course against teams from around the area on Thursday at 4:00pm. The Mena Sr. Ladycats will host Van Buren in a benefit game at 5:30pm Thursday in the Union Bank Center.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Joe Bunch & James Davis walk you through bus safety policies for the start of the 20/21 school year. The first day of school is Monday, August 24th. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sNMmvbQBiZu3Ru1mYSlLPeLNrIJCoY4K/view?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board conducted their August meeting on Tuesday Evening in the Mena High School Library. The meeting began with the approval of the minutes from the July meeting & a brief Superintendents Report. In new business the board approved the 2019/2020 inventory list. Assistant Superintendent Lee Smith spoke on changes in the District Policies Manual. A majority of the changes revolved around recently released changes in Title IX requirements. The changes were accepted. Administrators from LDE, HHE, MMS, MHS & PCVA then spoke on changes in the handbook as well as the reentry plan at each campus. All were minor & mostly related to Covid 19. The changes & re-entry plans were unanimously approved. Little to no changes have been made to the extracurricular/athletic handbook, coaches handbook & athletic administration guidebook. The few changes had to do with Covid policies & all were approved. Mr. Shane Torix then presented point of contact information to the board. He updated them on Covid policies & the reporting procedure. No action was required. Mr. Danny Minton then gave an update on projects around the district of which Included the installation of new equipment in the kitchen at HHE, a walk in cooler at MMS, new track fencing at Bearcat Stadium and painting of faded red awnings at the high school. Minton also happily reported that the district has passed all inspections leading up to the school year. The board approved a year end transfer of $362,767.22 to the building fund. These funds were designated for projects in 19- 20. These funds will be transferred back as those projects are completed. Personnel was the final item on the agenda. The board accepted the retirement of Tammy Taylor & the resignation of Terry Dino Cabello as well as Julie Gordon. The board also approved the hiring of Heather Catlett for MHS History & Kristi Cogburn for MHS/MMS Choir. The next meeting of the Mena School Board will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcats & Ladycats competed at the Waldron Country Club earlier today. They will play again on Thursday at Degray. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Changes have been made to the Jr. High & Sr. High volleyball schedules.. Click the link https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A message from Mr. David Maxwell!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
From Susan Bodey Aramark Food Service Director We will be handing out 5 days of breakfast and 5 days of lunch beginning this Friday Aug. 21. Meals may be picked up at Louise Durham or High School on Fridays between 1 and 2 pm We are no longer allowed to serve on the SSO option so meals will be charged to the student’s account, as though the student was in school, based on their Free/Reduced/Paid status. The form will need to be filled out by 2 pm Thursday for meal pick up on Friday. https://forms.gle/J81xjdomzJMfHr7X6
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Hello Mena High School students! We are looking forward to our students returning to campus on Monday, August 24th! For our first day to be as smooth as possible, we would like to issue Chromebooks, schedules, and parking passes early. Students and parents may come pick up a Chromebook, welcome packet, schedule, and parking pass on Wednesday, August 19th and Thursday, August 20th, from 11:00am to 6:00 pm. Parents must accompany their students to sign the acceptable use/Chromebook policy. Staff will be set up under the Bus Loop Pavillion. Parking can be on the bus loop or field house parking lot. Please wear a mask. To make this process as smooth and quick as possible, please fill out all paperwork online prior to arrival. Neither Chromebooks nor parking passes will be issued without the completion of the paperwork. Find the paperwork at this link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScpaEOaxMkBvaQrt6QccxyZj7_8Ffju82rt_2Zg-5lBN_gsEg/viewform Parking spots will be $10 per student. The cheerleaders are offering custom painted parking spots for an additional $25 per student. Custom painted spots will be limited to student name & 3x3 design. There will be three stations. You will need to visit stations one and two, station three is optional. 1.Chromebook & Acceptable Use Policy 2.Packet & schedule 3.Parking pass (optional)
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
ATTENTION STUDENTS! A link has been sent to student emails grade 9-12 for schedule change request. The form will be live until Wednesday the 19th at 4 pm.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena will play at the Waldron Country Club on Tuesday at 3:30pm.. GO BEARCATS!!!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Free and Reduced Meal Applications are available on-line Only ONE application PER household is needed. If your household received a Notice of Direct Certification - there is no need to complete a meal application this year - To apply online click on the link:: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/…/FREQUENTLY_ASKED_QUEST… If you have any questions, contact Sherry Newman - sherry.newman@menaschools.org - 479-394-1710
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Mena High School Students! Important information is being communicated to you through your school Email ! Please make a habit of checking it regularly !
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The football scrimmage against Mansfield has been rescheduled to Friday August 21st at 7 PM. This will be a Senior High scrimmage only. The 7th Grade and Junior High Bearcats are scheduled to next see action on August 27th for their season opener at Bearcat Stadium.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
There will be a virtual parent meeting for Bearcat Football(7th, Junior High and Senior High) on Thursday 8/20 @ 6:00 on Zoom. We will send the Zoom info via our remind groups. Guardians can get the info from their players, if they aren't signed up, please get them on.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Public Schools Bearcats Ready for Learning Plan! https://5il.co/icgo
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
If you have not registered your student online you are asked to do so as soon as possible... Links for registration: Returning Students: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=24782&culture=en New Students: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=24780&culture=en tagTag PhotopinAdd LocationpencilEdit If you need a snap code please contact the school office. Mena High School - 394-1144 Mena MIddle School - 394-2572 Holly Harshman Elementary - 394-3151 Louise Durham Elementary - 394-2943
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
If you are wanting to be a Mena FFA officer this year please print off the application below or come by the agriculture building to pick one up. Applications are due August the 27th and need to be turned in to Mr. Maye or Goodnight. Officer interviews will be the 8th of September. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZW3WbfwKdZTVnu2KaDNo_Ch-wcqJ2UWc/edit
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mile Split ranks the Mena Bearcats 9th in 4A Boys Cross Country Preview!!! Click the link for the full story.... https://ar.milesplit.com/articles/284013-4a-boys-xc-preview
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mr. Joe Bunch & Mr. Leo Barge talk about the cleaning & sanitizing plan for the 20/21 school year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5Kd-d3FKsk Click the link for more info on the Clorox Total 360 System. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOKX4220Bqc
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The football team began practice in pads today as anticipation builds for the season opener on August 28th at DeQueen... GO BEARCATS!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
There is a buzz of activity at Mena Public Schools. Including crews putting on a much needed new coat of red at Mena High School!!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena School District teachers began early with a day of training with Edmentum Professional Services in the Performing Arts Center! Edmentum training continues Tuesday & Wednesday as in preparation continues for the 20/21 school year which begins on August 24th...
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public School offices are closed today. Regular office hours will resume on Monday. You can see the complete 20/21 calendar on the Mena Schools website. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/828040/Calendar_2020-2021-4.pdf
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Star recently polled it's readers & ask them to choose the "Best of the Best" in Polk County. Thanks to the Mena Star & their readers. Also a big thank you to our patrons who truly are the "Best of the Best". GO BEARCATS!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Pick up a copy of this weeks Mena Star & see who is the "Best of the Best" in Polk County. Thank you for voting for Mena Public Schools!!! We value & appreciate our students & patrons.... GO BEARCATS!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Senior High Band gets their first practice of the summer together using instruments this evening at Bearcat Stadium.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
If you are wanting to be a Mena FFA officer this year please print off the application below or come by the agriculture building to pick one up. Applications are due August the 27th and need to be turned in to Mr. Maye or Goodnight. Officer interviews will be the 8th of September. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1caOmnFL5bKSti_smarzm_ta5_bN95XZR/view?usp=sharing&fbclid=IwAR3W90po4IB9kCBwmRoSY7VaAHeOIiD2tfhRPcIHvtxyGzbcIHS1pxruAJk
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools is in search of a secondary Vocal Music Instructor. To apply visit https://menaschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Public Schools has an opening for a Secondary Social Studies Teacher. To apply visit https://menaschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Arkansas Department of Health released the Directive for Community and School Sponsored Music Return to Play. If you would like to read the document just click on the link.. https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/…/directive_Community_and_…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Bearcat Jack Hunter shot a 98 on Tuesday over 18 holes at the Degray Lake Golf Course and a 48 on Wednesday over 9 holes at the Waldron Country Club.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcats have put on the helmets this week. Check the 2020 schedule on the Mena Schools Website.. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Bearcat Golf will be on the course Wednesday, August 5th at the Waldron Country Club... Click the link for the complete schedule https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Arkansas Activities Association has released the results to the 2020-2021 Governing Body ballot. One of the proposals that passed will require all Arkansas senior high boys and girls basketball games to use a visible 35-second shot clock in the 20/21 season. Please visit aractivities.org/proposals to view the details of all proposals.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Bearcat Golf will be on the course for the first time this season on Tuesday, August 4th at the Degray Lake State Park Golf Course near Arkadelphia... Click the link for the complete schedule https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcat Band began practice this morning with marching fundamentals... Show music sectionals begin tonight at 6:30pm.. GO BEARCATS!!! https://menabands.weebly.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Mena-Bearcat-Bands-125506807483653/
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
AAA news release concerning the status of fall sports in Arkansas public schools..
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
New water bottle filling stations are being installed at all Mena campuses as preparation continues for the first day of school on August 24th!!!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 2020-21 Mena School District Parent/Family Engagement Plan is now available on our website... Click the link https://www.menaschools.org/o/mena-school-district/documents
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School District Comprehensive Counseling Plan is now available on our website. Click the link https://www.menaschools.org/o/mena-school-district/documents
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
ONLINE REGISTRATION INFO FOR NEW & RETURNING STUDENTS!!! If you reeved a letter concerning registration with the website, schoolwebiste.com, the link is incorrect. Please follow the link below to complete registration. Links for registration: Returning Students: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=24782&culture=en New Students: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=24780&culture=en
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Students received a lesson in shearing at the Mena Lamb & Goat Day Camp today at the Polk County Fairgrounds... https://www.facebook.com/mena.ffa.5
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena band students picked up instruments & set up percussion this morning at the Paul Gray Band Center... Fundamentals & sectionals begin Monday, August 3rd..
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats are scheduled to tip-off the 2020 volleyball season with a benefit game against Van Buren on Thursday, August 20th in the Union Bank Center.. Workouts continued this morning in the UBC. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
ATTENTION RECENT GRADUATES !!!! The Extended Academic Challenge Scholarship Application Deadline is August 1st. The website is scholarships.adhe.edu
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 2020 schedule for Mena Cross Country has been released... Follow the link to our website all athletic schedules... https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A message from Ms. Taylor, Choir will still be a family this year. We will still be together working to produce beautiful music with our voices. We will still uplift each other, strive for excellence in all that we do, and support each other. We will still be a family. How we sing and where we sing may be completely different, but we will sing. ArkCDA already has a plan in place for virtual region auditions if we can't have in person auditions due to COVID19. A decision will be made on September 4 telling us how we will go forward with auditions. I have our notated music and am getting it learned!! Looking forward to seeing everyone!!! Wow!! It has been too long!!! https://www.facebook.com/Mena-High-School-Choirs-177150872361349/
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Important dates coming up for Mena FFA !!!!!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Golf Schedule for 2020 has been released ! You can check the schedule for all Mena sports on the website https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
You can be a part of the Mena Bearcat Golf Team!!! ALL students are Welcome to play even if they’ve never played before. If they don’t have clubs, the coach can help with that!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The tentative date that had been scheduled for Mena Fall Sports Picture Day and Media Day was originally Monday, August 3, but that has been postponed with no rescheduled date determined yet. With groups such as football, volleyball, cheer, and senior high band part of this picture day event with Lifetouch and Mena Public Schools, we will work to find a date in the coming weeks once we can determine the safest and most accommodating way to capture posed sports photos, particularly group photos. With the postponement of sports photos, the production of the 2020 Mena Fall Sports Souvenir Program will be postponed, as well.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School Band Director Charles Morgan released the Summer Band Schedule earlier today. If you want to know more about the Mena Band check out their website at https://menabands.weebly.com/
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a $10,000,000 commitment from the Emergency Education Relief Fund for 20,000 Wi-Fi units for students across the state. Click the link to watch the press conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch…
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena teachers are participating in online training this morning with Edmentum in preparation for the 20/21 school year... https://www.edmentum.com/
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Be sure to make a shortcut to the Mena Public Schools Weather Page. You find current conditions, a ten day forecast, weather cam & more... https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-forecast/now/mena-ar-71953?location=mena-ar-71953
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The turf at Bearcat Stadium got some much needed work done today! De- compaction, vacuum, sweeping, magnetic debris removal, infill replace and anti microbial treatment! Thanks to Southern Turf Specialties! They did an Outstanding job!
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The updated Mena Public School Calendar for the 2020/2021 school year !!! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/814966/Calendar_2020-2021__1_.jpg
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Crews continue to work across all the district campuses in preparation for the 20/21 school year.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena teachers, including 3rd grade teacher Sara Parsons, continue to contact parents to ask them which Ready for Learning choice they will make for their children this year. If you have not been contacted you will get a call soon.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Members of the Ready for Learning Academic Team are meeting in the MHS Library for training on the new Go Kits. Those attending will in turn train others in the district. Go Kits are a new tool that will give teachers an advantage in the traditional & blended learning environment
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena teachers have been contacting parents to ask them which Bearcats Ready for Learning choice they will make this year. We have collected responses for 621 students and 80% of parents are choosing traditional learning. Calls are still being made and you will get a call soon.
about 1 month ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MPS will provide many hand sanitizing stations in classrooms and hallways. The district has purchased state-of-the-art antimicrobial electrostatic systems.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena tech team members Lorrie Henry & Chuck Cox are inspecting & doing inventory on the new Go Bundles that recently arrived.. These feature the latest technology that will allow teachers to apply online & traditional teaching formats..
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board gathered for their regular July meeting on Tuesday evening at Mena Middle School. The meeting began with the Superintendent’s Report. Mr Benny Weston informed the board that they may be seeing some large purchases in the financial report & that the district will be reimbursed with CARES Act Funding on those purchases at a later date. Weston then asked the board for input on whether or not exchange students should be accepted in 20/21. This is normally an administrative decision. After a brief discussion all board members agreed that the district would accept exchange students as usual. A quick mention was made of the state & local bus training which was held at the MHS Performing Arts Center on Tuesday. Also a part of the Superintendent’s Report was the Bearcats Ready for Learning Plan which was presented by Assistant Superintendent Dr. Lee Smith. That led to discussion on the use of mask by students in the coming school year. The board agreed that the district will adhere to the Governors order & adjust as guidance is given. In new business Mena Middle School Principal Mr. Clif Sherrer presented the adjusted School Calendar for 20/21. It was approved unanimously & the new calendar will be posted on social media & the Mena Schools Website soon. Mena Mayor Seth Smith has requested a partnership with the district on a project to extend the overlay on Geyer Drive next to Holly Harshman Elementary. The board gave Weston permission to negotiate an agreement with the City of Mena. A bid was accepted & approved from Polk County Farm Bureau in the amount of $22,698 on insurance for all the district buses & vehicles. The board approved the annual $200 petty cash allotment for each campus in the district & the annual Statement of Assurances passed with no discussion. District Maintenance Supervisor Danny Minton gave an update on numerous projects. He also approached the board with two bids to paint the red portions of MHS. The low bid of $22,000 by a Mena company was approved. Minton also stated that sneeze guards for each office & some other locations have been ordered & a needs assessment is underway for classrooms. A total of 20 bottle filling stations have been ordered & 20 hand sanitizing stations have been built. The financial reports were approved, the amended adjusted salary schedule proposed at the June meeting was approved & the board voted to allow principals to make changes to student policies as guidance from the state is delivered. Finally in personnel matters the resignation of Josh Bradford was accepted & the hiring of Tyler Huntington as MMS Band Director was approved. Sam Varner was also put on contract as a bus driver…
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
URGENT MESSAGE TO ALL PARENTS
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School Band Parents (2020) Please go to this link and sign up for the new high school band parents remind. All upcoming communication will go out on this new remind. https://www.remind.com/join/h2h2ga Mena High School Band Students (2020) Please go to this link and sign up for the new high school band parents remind. All upcoming communication will go out on this new remind. https://www.remind.com/join/f4fd9d8
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The graduates of 2020 bid farewell to Mena High School Saturday at Bearcat Stadium.. CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!!!
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools will provide many hand sanitizing stations in classrooms and hallways. Signage in bathrooms will emphasize the importance of hand washing and instruct students on proper procedures. The district has purchased state-of-the-art antimicrobial electrostatic systems to disinfect classrooms, hallways, commons areas, and buses. These systems will be used on a routine basis and in the event of outbreaks. Furthermore, general cleaning agents will be used along with further disinfection training of administrative, teaching, clerical, and custodial staff.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Wax on!!! Mr. Leo Barge making it happen today at MHS!!! https://www.facebook.com/MenaPublicSchools/videos/684033732489968/
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Class of 2020 participated in graduatiion practice this morning. Commencement will begin at 9:00am on Saturday, July 18th in Bearcat Stadium.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Schedule adjustment for next week:There will be no 7th and JH workouts on Tuesday. Senior High work outs will be at 1:00. The rest of the week will be normal. We just finished a great work week for all age groups! Bearcats got better!
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has issued a mandate requiring masks to be worn in public statewide. The district will wait on guidance & may make changes to the district's Ready for Learning Plan. Click the link to watch the press conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk3NOo84PDQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0MEaCvKNLQZKh41brknB9Z5jSKNMDV6LAgQGW92FA0xygr2oozU6W2q8o
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Public Schools Bearcats Ready for Learning Plan! Learning options, safety & frequently asked questions are included. Follow the link to the Mena School District website to read the entire document. https://5il.co/icgo
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Final preparations are underway this morning for the 2020 graduation ceremony at Mena High School. Practice will be on Friday, July 17th at 7:30 a.m.. Commencement will begin at 9:00am on Saturday, July 18th in Bearcat Stadium...
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Dear Families of 2020 Graduates, UPDATE!!!! Congratulations on your graduate’s accomplishment. I am excited about this event as I hope you are, and I really am looking forward to Saturday morning. As we are under Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) guidance, the following guidelines are expected for the safety of those in attendance: 1. Family passes will be given to the graduate at Friday morning’s practice. It will be the graduate’s responsibility to deliver these to family members. Each pass will be color coded for bleacher or on-field seating and will be personalized for the graduating family according to the number of passes initially ordered. 2. Special ADA wheelchair accessible seating has been provided for those that have requested, as well as one family member to sit with ADA seating on the track in a social distancing setting. 3. Gates for stadium entrance will be opened at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday morning for the 9:00 a.m. start. 4. All family pods in the home and visitor bleachers will be marked with social distancing guidelines in mind. (An eight person family pod will require sixteen feet of space for the family to sit together. The next family pod will be six feet away in all directions) 5. All seating is first come first served including on-field seating for parents. Family groups need to enter the stadium together in order to keep our social distancing requirements intact. 6. Masks must be worn by all persons inside the venue over the age of ten (10) years. 7. Infants, in the care of a pass holder, do not count against the maximum eight (8) stadium capacity. As much as I would love to have the stadium filled for this event, our guidance requires only ⅔’s capacity. I am asking for your cooperation with district staff in this endeavor so that we may celebrate the graduates as they should be celebrated. Sincerely, David R. Maxwell, Ed.S. Principal Mena High School
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena FFA Lamb Day Camp is happening today at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Students are learning showmanship skills for the upcoming livestock shows.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention MHS Parents & Students! Student Chromebooks issued last school year need to be turned in as soon as possible at the Mena High School office. Each one will need to be serviced & disinfected before the new school year begins. Office hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm. Your cooperation is appreciated.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School graduation will be this Saturday at 9am in Bearcat Stadium. You can watch the event on the Mena High School Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/MenaHighSchool/
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Back by popular demand! The actual cover of the 2020 Hooten's Arkansas Football & the Mena Bearcat version... GO BEARCATS!
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 2020 Mena Ladycat volleyball schedule has been released. Just follow the link to the website.. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Lee Smith is leading a meeting of the Health & Wellness Committee this morning. The committee consist of local health professionals, school nurses, students, administrators & teachers. Student Support, Facilities and Transportation, Human Capital, District Operations and Fiscal Governance and Community Engagement Committees will all be meeting this week to develop the Mena Public School’s “Ready For Learning Plan”. The state announced that the 20/21 school year will begin the week of August 24th.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, each athlete will be responsible for scheduling their own physical with a physician. Sports physicals need to be completed by August 7th, 2020. The physical form is available here or can be obtained from your coach.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Summer workouts continued today for the Mena Bearcats. The first football game of the season is scheduled for Friday, August 28th at DeQueen. GO BEARCATS!!!
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Pandemic or no the grass still grows... Good job Mark !!!!
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Parents of Athletes and students who participate in Extracurricular Activities Grades 7-12. *This includes sports, band, choir, cheer.* Please follow steps 1-6 on the left hand side of the flier. You will create an account for the Parent and the Student. DragonFly Max is the new portal used by AAA that makes sports and activities more organized with easy-to-use digital forms, health records and team communication tools. Any questions, please contact Shane Torix (479)394-1144.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Schools Leadership are meeting this morning in the Mena High School Performing Arts Center. Many of the questions that our patrons have concerning the 20/21 school year are on the agenda. Options will be available & answers can be expected soon. Your patience is appreciated.
2 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Jr. Ladycats are working on their game today in the UBC!!!!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Yesterday was Senior Pictures Day for the MHS class of 2021, which took place in the MHS and MMS safe rooms. For any upcoming MHS senior who did not get their pictures taken yesterday, there is currently a scheduled makeup picture day set for September 21.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Jr. High Bearcats being tested this morning when arriving on campus & before beginning their workout...
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Preparations continue for the new school year at all Mena campuses. The first day of school is scheduled for Thursday, August 13th.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools is pleased to announce that the DESE has approved the plans for our July 18, 2020 Commencement Ceremony. Seniors and junior escorts should watch their email for instructions. We can allow two (2) on the field and up to eight (8) in the bleachers for each graduate. Practice will be on Friday, July 17th at 7:30 a.m.. Commencement will begin at 9:00am on Saturday, July 18th in Bearcat Stadium... Again seniors & junior escorts should watch their school Email for more information..
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Don't forget that Sr. Pictures are being taken today!!! See the earlier post for the info....
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
After a week off the Mena Bearcat Basketball Team was back at practice today in the Union Bank Center.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Football Schedule for July!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
REMEMBER SR. PICS ARE MONDAY JULY 6TH!!! Attention Mena High School Senior Class of 2021!While our world has been less than normal and routine for the past few months, we are busy making arrangements for the first round of senior pictures for your class as we prepare for whatever the upcoming school year may look like. Prestige by Lifetouch is coming to Mena High School on Monday, July 6, for your senior portraits!Be on the lookout for your postcard to come in the mail, which will not only give you your designated appointment time, but will include other necessary details to prepare us all for this special day of pictures. The postcards are being sent to the mailing addresses we had on file at the school for you as of when we went home in March. Once you receive your postcard, you will need to go on Prestigeportraits.com to confirm your appointment time. No walk ins are allowed so you must confirm an appointment to be photographed on this day.There will be multiple safety protocols in place to ensure that this photo experience is successful, memorable, and safe for all involved. Each student is required to bring a helper, which can be a parent, a sibling, or a friend, but each student is only allowed one person to accompany them for the picture session appointment. Each person (students and their helpers, photographers, school staff) will be required to have their temperature taken and answer a series of questions before entering the safe room for photos. Also, each person will be required to bring their own face mask, and they must be worn at all times. Seniors will be allowed to remove their face coverings when they sit down for their pictures.Even if you do not plan to purchase any of these senior portraits, the school and yearbook staff still need to have you get your pictures taken for various uses during your senior year. If you are unable to attend this scheduled picture day, there is currently a make-up picture day scheduled for Monday, September 21.Be on the lookout for more information coming in the next two weeks, and please contact Andy Philpot, MHS Yearbook Adviser, at andy.philpot@menaschools.org with any questions you may have as we get closer to picture day! --
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Head Cross Country Coach Randy Peters announced today that another Bearcat will be running in the collegiate ranks in 2021! LOGAN MYERS has committed to UA Rich Mountain. Logan has been a part of XC since the 8th grade at Mena and has earned All Conference and All State honors multiple years! Peters said "UARM will be getting a steal and I know he will do great things there in continuing his educational and athletic endeavors!"
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
June 23, 2020 Dear Seniors and Juniors of 2020, It is with great disappointment that I must inform you that the 2020 Junior/Senior Prom scheduled for July 10, 2020 is cancelled due to social distancing guidance from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) concerning large group gatherings. Seniors, our application for the 2020 Commencement scheduled for July 18, 2020 has been submitted to DESE and we await approval. Upon approval, instructions will be sent to all seniors via school email. I have requested on your behalf for your school email to remain active until August 1, 2020 in order for us to remain in contact. Again, I must restate that the 2020 Junior/Senior Prom has been cancelled. #itsgreattobeabearcat Data Maxell David R. Maxwell, Ed.S. Principal Mena High School
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The pros at Aleshire Electric installed a new set of lights at Union Bank Park recently. A lightning strike earlier this year forced the replacement of the pole,lights & also damaged numerous other systems on the MHS & MMS campuses...
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A reminder that Mena Public Schools will implement an athletic dead week 6/29-7/3... The Arkansas Activities Association waved the traditional athletic dead weeks this year. Mena elected to recognize the 2nd week. Athletes and coaches will be off June 29th-July 3rd. Patrons are reminded that all workouts are voluntary. If you have any questions please contact your coach. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/staff
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Library has it's own website. Check it out by following the link: http://bit.ly/mhs-library
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Mena High School Senior Class of 2021! While our world has been less than normal and routine for the past few months, we are busy making arrangements for the first round of senior pictures for your class as we prepare for whatever the upcoming school year may look like. Prestige by Lifetouch is coming to Mena High School on Monday, July 6, for your senior portraits! Be on the lookout for your postcard to come in the mail, which will not only give you your designated appointment time, but will include other necessary details to prepare us all for this special day of pictures. The postcards are being sent to the mailing addresses we had on file at the school for you as of when we went home in March. Once you receive your postcard, you will need to go on Prestigeportraits.com to confirm your appointment time. No walk ins are allowed so you must confirm an appointment to be photographed on this day. There will be multiple safety protocols in place to ensure that this photo experience is successful, memorable, and safe for all involved. Each student is required to bring a helper, which can be a parent, a sibling, or a friend, but each student is only allowed one person to accompany them for the picture session appointment. Each person (students and their helpers, photographers, school staff) will be required to have their temperature taken and answer a series of questions before entering the safe room for photos. Also, each person will be required to bring their own face mask, and they must be worn at all times. Seniors will be allowed to remove their face coverings when they sit down for their pictures. Even if you do not plan to purchase any of these senior portraits, the school and yearbook staff still need to have you get your pictures taken for various uses during your senior year. If you are unable to attend this scheduled picture day, there is currently a make-up picture day scheduled for Monday, September 21. Be on the lookout for more information coming in the next two weeks, and please contact Andy Philpot, MHS Yearbook Adviser, at andy.philpot@menaschools.org with any questions you may have as we get closer to picture day!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mrs. Ashcraft wants to remind all Mena High School students to return all library books. Seniors, please check your school Email to see if you still have books out. A box is located at the front entrance.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention 2020 Seniors We will be having a drive-thru pick up for the Cords & Stoles on Thursday, June 25 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. under the awning at the MMS bus loop. Exact change or a check is required. Students please check your Emails for a list of items and prices or you may call the high school office. Commencement will be July 18th at 9am with students arriving at 8am. Practice will be at 8am on July 17th. Participation in practice IS REQUIRED.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Coach Sandifer & Coach Johnson put the Bearcat Baseball Team thru their paces this morning at Union Bank Park.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
We have received new guidance on outdoor venues, and are able to increase the number of people in the stadium for our July 18th event. Graduating seniors will be receiving a call from the office asking for your number required. Your first notification from me only allowed two tickets for the field and four in the bleachers, but we have now added to this number. Currently we can allow two (2) on the field and up to eight (8) in the bleachers. Expect the call and get your numbers ready. I look forward to seeing you at practice on July 17th at 7:30 a.m. in the MMS parking lot. David R. Maxwell, Ed.S. Principal Mena High School
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Jr Ladycats and 7th grade Jr Ladycats have been working hard the past two weeks in the weight room, foot/speed work and skill work. Coach Fryar and Coach Goss have been very proud of them.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Hello, this is Coach Peters! I have been wanting to get an app that allows players and parents to see practice times and schedules! I have never had much luck with the Remind app, so I thought I would try the BAND app. I will be posting the link for the app for all parents and players below! I would love to get feedback from parents/players about the app through the comments or messenger! Please share, so we can get the word out to all parents/players! Thank you! When you sign up please put your FIRST and LAST name so I can contact you if I ever need to! Hey, join our 'Mena Bearcat Basketball' group on BAND - The app for groups and communities! https://band.us/n/a9ab39c7E2ydn
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Here is some info on our workout times coming up! Very proud of our kids and coaches at working hard both on the field and at keeping safety our #1 priority! Go Bearcats!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board met on Tuesday in the Mena Middle School Library & faced a lengthy agenda. Follow the link for the full story. https://www.menaschools.org/article/261150?org=mena-school-district
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The AAA has decided to waive the required 2020 summer dead weeks. The Mena AAC has decided that workouts would continue June 21st-27th & athletes and coaches would be off the second week June 28th-July 4th. Patrons are reminded that all workouts are voluntary.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mr. Benny Weston awarded Mrs. Paulete Sherrer with a plaque honoring her for her service to the Mena School District at Tuesday's school board meeting. Those attending applauded & wished her well in retirement.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Basscats competed at the Trader Bill’s High School Championship on Lake Ouachita on Saturday, June 13th. https://www.facebook.com/traderbillshighschooltrail/
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Brotherton mentioned on Max Preps list of the Top 12 Arkansas high school football players from the Class of 2021. https://www.maxpreps.com/news/OE9CbJUjdEGnjjDcZDYJqA/top-12-arkansas-high-school-football-players-from-the-class-of-2021.htm
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations Austin Johnston on winning the 2020 Terry (Pops) Hudgens Memorial Scholarship. He will be attending Arkansas Tech this fall where he will pursue his fishing career. We would like to thank Trader Bill’s for all of their help with the scholarship.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The current situation and restrictions regarding Covid-19 have led us as a chapter to decide not to participate in the 2019-2020 State FFA Virtual LDE and CDE contests. Based on the inability to practice, meet as a group, and the possibility of not having access to the proper technology needed for every student, we feel like this would be extremely difficult to pull off. Also, there will be NO National CDE or LDE contest this fall in Indianapolis. This is an unfortunate situation for all but especially for our senior members and we have this! We appreciate your understanding during these challenging times and look forward to getting back to some normalcy in the future!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Class of 2020! Please take a moment to fill out the MHS Graduation Survey. Follow the link to the google form. https://docs.google.com/…/1UXL_DqLQyDznCrwOg_is3c…/viewform…
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Governor Asa Hutchinson & Dr. Ivy Pfeffer spoke at length today about a return to the classroom. Dr, Pfeffer is the Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Click the link to watch today's press conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
In case you missed the announcement on June 3rd ! - Prom is tentatively scheduled for July 10, 2020. We will make arrangements and set guidelines for safety prior to the event. - Commencement is tentatively scheduled for July 18, 2020. We will make all necessary safety protocols and limitations available to you as soon as possible. - Both of these events are contingent upon the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approval and the allowance from the Governor on his planned June 30th update.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Members of the Bearcat Senior High Football team worked out at Bearcat Stadium this morning, practicing the required distancing mandates, but still were able to get some reps in with passing.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Members of the Ladycat Senior High Volleyball Team worked out this morning at the Union Bank Center at Mena High School.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Members of the MHS Senior High Cheer Team worked out this morning at the middle school parking lot, led by Cheer Coaches Andrea Hughes and Samantha Breedlove. The group focused on stretching, calisthenics, and jumping.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena School District Parent/Guardian Survey for Fall 2020 - Please complete 1 survey per household. Please take the time to complete the following survey. Your input is valuable to us. We have never before had to prepare for a school year like the upcoming Fall 2020 Semester. There are still so many unanswered questions for parents, students, and school personnel. The Mena School District is asking you to consider the following statements in each category and check all of them that apply to your situation. Your choices for your student and shared concerns are important to us. Your feedback will assist us to make important decisions about the upcoming 1st semester of the 2020-2021 school year. With your input our goal is to continue to strive to best meet the needs of our students and their families while still remaining in compliance with all the state agency guidelines and restrictions. We will offer you similar choices again in preparation for the 2nd semester of the 2020-2021 school year. Please complete one survey per household. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your input. *If you are participating in this survey and you know someone in our district with no internet access, please direct them to call our Administration Office at (479)394-1710 and answer these important survey questions over the phone. https://forms.gle/mzHQpZVujrqW7tT87
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-20 Photo Flashback: Mena High School Senior Chantal Sims signs the National Inclusion Day poster in the cafeteria, along with the assistance of Jackie Biard, on Wednesday, March 4.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-20 Photo Flashback: Bearcat Senior Beau Tomblin clears the bar during the high jump track meet Bearcat Stadium on Thursday, March 12. This was the last spring sports event that MHS students participated in before spring sports were suspended due to COVID-19.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Sr High and Jr High Cheer got in a conditioning workout today. Cheer Coach Samantha Breedlove said she was proud of the athletes for showing up and pushing through the first workout of the season!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-20 Photo Flashback: Junior members of the MHS Student Council pose for one of their group photos on Monday, February 24, during their student council photo shoot for the 2020 MHS Yearbook.
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Ladycats & Bearcats are getting in their workouts on the first day of re-entry!!!!
3 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
We are excited to see our guys on Monday. The coaches have been working extremely hard to make sure we keep each athletes safety #1! Reminder: All work is voluntary. Below are group assignments for our Junior High and 7th grade football players. Only addition to the below info.....if there is a 7-9th player who ONLY plays football, they will report at 2:30 on Tues and Thurs. This is for the month of June. Group 1 @ 11:00am Monday & Wednesday Skill Players (receivers,quarterbacks,running backs,defensive backs) Group 2 @ 1:30pm Monday & Wednesday Linemen (offensive & defensive) If you are unsure which group you are to attend please reach out to a coach Reminder, no workouts on June 9! For all the athletic work out schedule click on the link. https://www.facebook.com/MenaPublicSchools/photos/a.480635768762834/1503819796444421/?type=3&theater Go Bearcats!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available and can be completed online at the link below. PCVA is an online, home based educational option for K-12 students. For more information, contact PCVA Director Bridget Buckley at bridget.buckley@menaschools.org or 479-216-0205. https://forms.gle/13iWJAdUPgCMYDKS7
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Join the 2020 Mena Junior High Boys Basketball Remind App! Parents and players please join as soon as possible! https://www.remind.com/join/202021mena
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tentative Prom and Commencement Dates!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Athletics/Extra Curricular General Guidelines for Re-Entry
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tell your Instagram friends to like the NEW Mena Schools account! https://www.instagram.com/menaschools/
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tell your Twitter friends to like the NEW Mena Schools account! https://twitter.com/SchoolsMena
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Parents of Students who attended Mena School District: State and Federal guidelines require that all special education due process forms and records be destroyed within six (6) years after a student leaves the special education or speech therapy program. If your child was dismissed, graduated, dropped from the program or found to be ineligible for special education services and/ or speech therapy during the school year 2012-2013, you have the right to review and request copies of your child’s due process records before they are destroyed. Your child also has the right to review these records providing he or she is 18 years or older. If you wish to see these records, they will be available at Mena School Special Education office beginning May 25, 2020 to June 15, 2020 from 7:00 am to 4:00 p.m. Records, which are not picked up will be destroyed on June 22, 2020. These records are NOT your child’s permanent school records, they are only special education due process forms and records. You may contact Laura Bunch Special Education Supervisor 479-394-1144
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School JAG (Job's For America's Graduates) seniors have earned $1,215,279.00 in scholarships and grants as of May 15th! Go Bearcats ! Go JAG !
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Welcome Dr. Lee Smith back to Mena. Smith has been hired as the next Assistant Superintendent at the Mena Public Schools.. GO BEARCATS!!!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board met on Tuesday, May 19th. The meeting began with the Superintendents Report. Mr. Benny Weston updated the board on the multiple phases the leadership team is working on for reentry & the beginning of the 2020/2021 school year. Assistant Superintendent Paulette Sherrer added that a needs assesment is underway in anticipation of the award from federal COVID-19 CARES Act monies. Personnel was next on the agenda. RESIGNATIONS Traci Gray Malani Vega RESCIND CONTRACT Markie Blocker TRANSFER Amy Dollar - 6th grade social studies Justin Goodnight - Mena High School Agri Chelsea Johnson - 8th grade algebra Susan McKeever - LDE Special Education paraprofessional HIRE Dr. Lee Smith - Assistant Superintendent Cheyenne Burdess - HHE Lisa Falls - HHE LPN Alicia Farringer - MMS Special Education self contained Amy Martin - MMS Chase McCormick - MMS Agri Colby Singleton - Secondary MHS COACHING DUTIES Landon Dover - head sr. girls track Tia Fryer - assistant jr. boys basketball Ryan Luttmer - head jr. boys basketball & head jr. boys track Brad Lyle - assistant sr. boys basketball Heather Goss - head jr. girls track All were approved unanimously. The board then renewed the contract with Aramark Food Service & also renewed the agreement with Horizon Software. The board accepted the Freedom of Choice Applications of 9 students. Next was an update on the district's Five Year Plan to improve the FTE (Full-time equivalent). For the 20/21 school year the FTE has improved to 91.4% & is expected to jump to 95% once final calculations are made. Finally financial reports were approved & the meeting adjourned.
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-2020 MHS Seniors Have Earned Scholarships and Grants totaling $2,654,043.00 This Year!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-2020 MHS Seniors Have Earned Scholarships and Grants totaling $2,654,043.00 This Year!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-2020 MHS Seniors Have Earned Scholarships and Grants totaling $2,654,043.00 This Year!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-2020 MHS Seniors Have Earned Scholarships and Grants totaling $2,654,043.00 This Year!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2019-2020 MHS Seniors Have Earned Scholarships and Grants totaling $2,654,043.00 This Year!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Mena High School Students!!! Want to change your schedule for the 2020/2021 school year??? Follow the link & fill out the form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8eU47a9KlnCnGlqZh5K5NZXOLS5bFdsGYhfMzGmbD5-8R0Q/viewform?usp=sf_link
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School Chromebook, textbook & library book return. Follow the link to the MHS Website for dates & times. https://www.menaschools.org/o/mena-high-school
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
May 11, 2020 Dear Seniors of the Class of 2020, We would have had this meeting in person had we been fortunate enough to have had a normal fourth quarter. Senior Exit Procedure List: 1. Turn in textbooks, library books, etc. 2. Turn in Chromebooks once finished with all class requirements including AP assessments or last minute assignments to raise a grade. 3. Settle all debts with the school. Mrs. McCauley has a list and I would recommend each of you to check with her. 4. Settle all responsibilities with extra curricular including uniforms, instruments, costumes, etc. 5. Send official transcript requests to Mrs. Lauren Frost (​Lauren.frost@menaschools.org​). Once we have finalized each transcript and reviewed, we will send them electronically to the institution(s) of your choice. 6. Most importantly, start moving any items from your school Google account to your personal accounts that you feel you would benefit from by keeping. Start using your personal, professional email account now, because your school account will no longer be in use after May. Make sure your ACT, college, scholarship and employment correspondence have your personal account. Change any website usernames from your school account to your personal account if you have not already done so. This includes ACT, NCAA, FAFSA, etc. Take care of your business as early as possible, then you will not have this hanging over your celebrations of graduation.
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MHS Girls Soccer will be handing out Fan Cloth orders on Wednesday, May 20th at 11:00am at the Middle School bus loop.
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Subiaco Academy has recently decided to drop to "8 Man Football" which removes them from our conference. This left us a hole in our Senior High Schedule. We are excited to announce that we will now play Booneville week 3 of the 2020 season and have a bye during week 9. We will go to Booneville in 2020 and they will come to Mena in 2021. It will be a great series!
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Meal pick up Monday Mena Public Schools is be able to provide one more week of meals & distribution is tomorrow, Monday, May 11th...
4 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
ATTENTION PARENTS! Please make sure your MHS & MMS student is checking their school Email. Important information is being communicated to them through Email..
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Want to know more about the Polk County Virtual Academy? Just click the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2PzxYOwJi4&feature=youtu.be
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools Would like to express our appreciation for today's donation by one of our patrons to the Feed a Bearcat Program. This donation will help those students who are behind on meal charges. If you would like to help Feed a Bearcat you can make a donation at the Administration Building located at 501 Hickory in Mena or call 479-394-1710...
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Bearcat Foundation continues to pursue our goals of partnering with MHS with assistance in areas of equipment, facilities and supplies. Thanks, to our members and supporters, BFI has gifted over $435,000 to Mena High Since 2007. A very important part of our mission is to provide a scholarship for students at Mena High and today we are happy to present the BFI scholarship for the 9th year. The Foundation scholarship differs from others in that it is scored and judged on a blind basis. All applicant’s names, family names, and commonly identifiable accomplishments are omitted from the application once received in an effort to eliminate any possible bias in the scoring process. The applicants are scored based on academic achievement, community involvement, extracurricular achievement and the compelling nature of the essay that is written for the scholarship. The committee is anonymous and does not consist of any foundation board members. All scoring is done separately by each member of the committee. The scholarship is $2,000 per student. It is my honor and the honor of every member and supporter to announce that the winners of the Bearcat Foundation Scholarship for 2020 are Mr. David Grenier and Mr. Marc Wilson.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
All Mena Middle School and Mena High School Band students will return their school owned band instruments on Tuesday, May 5th from 8am-3pm. The drop off point is in front of the high school band hall door on the sidewalk. No students will be allowed in Mena High School.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to the students awarded local 2020 JAG scholarships - Autumn Powell - $300.00 Skylar Montgomery - $300.00 Shaun Bass - $100.00
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
High School Chromebook Return will be Wednesday May 20th and Thursday May 21st in the bus loop under the High School awning. Freshmen: 9am-11am on 5/20 (Wednesday) Sophomores: 11am-1pm on 5/20 (Wednesday) Juniors: 9am-11am on 5/21 (Thursday) Seniors: 11am-1pm on 5/21 (Thursday) Friday from 9am-11am will be Chromebook Return for any who missed their allotted time.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MHS Yearbook distribution begins today! Tuesday, April 28th *11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Seniors’ Cap & Gown and Senior Accessories Herf Jones Distribution drive-thru pick-up at bus loop *11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Seniors Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop *2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Juniors Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop Thursday, April 30th *11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Sophomores Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop *2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Freshmen Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Governor's Award for Musical Excellence is presented to an outstanding high school senior each year. The 2020 Mena High School recipient is Hope Egger. Hope has been a member of the Spotlight Singers throughout her high school career. She was an all region honors choir member each year from seventh grade through her senior year. She was an all state choir member her junior year. She currently serves as president of the Spotlight Singers and was recently voted Spotlight Singers student of the month. Students are nominated for the award based on the highest standards of musicianship, teamwork, dedication, character, and attitude. "Hope definitely embodies all these standards and more. It has been an honor to work with her the past 4 years. She is a very special young person," states choir director, Ferroll "Tammy" Taylor. Hope is the daughter of Scott Egger and the late Jayme Ozanich.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
With current restrictions of gatherings, we know that holding our 2020 prom and graduation events at their originally scheduled dates is not possible. We are not canceling these events, but are not yet able to set dates. The health, safety, and welfare of our community and our students are top priority at this time. Our intentions are to still hold the 2020 Junior/Senior Prom and the 2020 MHS Graduation once clearance is permitted from state and national leaders. Please continue to follow our Facebook page and your child’s individual campus page for updated information.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools wants to thank our students, parents, staff members, and community for your continued dedication and support to education. We understand that many of you have questions. We appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. Guidance and answers will be given as Governor Hutchinson’s Task Force on reentry works through the three phases of release which are being handed down from the President. We will continue to communicate information to you as we receive guidance. At this time we are ready to release the following information. Monday, April 27th *Top 8 Seniors Reveal (video) on Facebook Tuesday, April 28th *11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Seniors’ Cap & Gown and Senior Accessories Herf Jones Distribution drive-thru pick-up at bus loop *11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Seniors Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop *2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Juniors Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop Thursday, April 30th *11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Sophomores Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop *2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Freshmen Yearbook Distribution drive-thru at bus loop Friday, May 1st *Senior Video (created by Journalism 2 Student Zane Stephens) to be posted on YouTube and Facebook May 4th-8th *Slide Shows of MHS Students highlighting the 2019-20 school year posted on YouTube and Facebook May 11th-15th *Slide Shows of MHS Students highlighting the 2019-20 School Year posted on YouTube and Facebook *2020 Scholarship Recipients slideshow posted on YouTube and Facebook *MHS Student Awards slideshow for 2019-20 Sunday, May 17th *3:00 p.m. MHS Senior Class of 2020 Cap & Gown Recognition Video to be posted on YouTube and Facebook Please continue to follow our Facebook page and your child’s individual campus page.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School District is accepting applications for many positions at this time. Follow the link to our website for more information.. https://menaschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
At this time, Mena Public Schools will be able to provide 3 more weeks of meals. We will be distributing weekly Monday meals on April 27th, May 4th, and May 11th. To help us maintain an accurate count, please choose one of the following options: 1. If you are already on the meal pick-up list, simply continue what procedure you were following for the next three weeks. 2. If you were on the pre-list and wish to be removed, please call our Aramark Food Director at 234-1161. 3. If you would like to be added to the list to receive the next three weekly meals, please call our Aramark Food Director at 234-1161. We appreciate your partnership in helping us maintain our commitment to meet the needs of our students.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Ladies and Gentlemen....the 2020 Mena High School Yearbooks have arrived! We are making plans for a distribution event next week, so stay tuned for specific details regarding the days and times for this great opportunity to get your 2020 MHS Yearbook! If you have not yet purchased a yearbook, there are very limited quantities remaining. Since we are not at the school building currently, you can still reserve your copy of the 2020 Yearbook by ordering through www.jostensyearbooks.com with a debit or credit card for only $60! We will be posting more information about distribution soon, so stay tuned!
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Assistant Superintendent Paulette Sherrer announces retirement after 30 years with TEAM Mena. 2019-2020 Assistant Superintendent 2015-2019 Federal Programs Coordinator/District Compliance Administrator 2014-2015 Holly Harshman Elementary Principal/District Compliance Administrator 2011-2014 Holly Harshman Elementary Principal 2009-2011 K-6 Literacy Instructional Facilitator 1999-2009 Third Grade Teacher - Holly Harshman Elementary 1990-1999 First Grade Teacher - Louise Durham Elementary
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board held their April meeting Tuesday night & a number of personnel changes were addressed.. Recommendation to Hire – Jamie Grasman – 1st Grade Teacher Markie Blocker – 2nd Grade Teacher Abigail Sims – GT Coordinator/ESL Coordinator Recommendation to transfer within district – Robin Castor from 2nd Grade Teacher to LD PE Teacher Paula Cox from 3rd Grade Teacher to HHE Library Media Specialist Christy Harrison from MMS Self-Contained Teacher to SPED Director/504 Coordinator Randy Peters from Jr High Head BB Coach/Teacher to Sr High Head BB Coach/Teacher Deedra Hooker from Paraprofessional to Secondary English Teacher Accepted Resignations – Norma Foster Jim Pennington Accepted Resignations for Retirement – Mike Collins Paulette Crawford Freda Moore Marsha Riley Penny Smedley Paulette Sherrer Rose Tedder Complete minutes from the meeting will be posted later,,
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available and can be completed online at the link below. PCVA is an online, home based educational option for K-12 students. For more information, contact PCVA Director Bridget Buckley at bridget.buckley@menaschools.org or 479-216-0205. https://forms.gle/13iWJAdUPgCMYDKS7 tagTag PhotopinAdd LocationpencilEdit
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Senior CALEB HOLMES!!! If you are a senior we would like to be recognize you for the scholarships you have earned. Please complete this form. Here is the link to the form: https://forms.gle/r8nX4gqgyjscPWuPA
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Seniors! If you would like to be recognized for the scholarships you have been awarded please follow the link & fill out the Google form. https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSclZMgid0la3wh3G8…/viewform
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Caps and Gowns, along with anything else you have ordered from Herff-Jones will be delivered to Mena High School, Tuesday, April 28. Rick and Michelle Lancaster, our Herff-Jones partners, will provide a drive-through pick-up service for your safety and convenience. Here is how it works: Between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., enter the bus loop between Mena Middle School and the football field. You will continue to the high school area. Place a sheet of paper in the front window of your car on the passenger side with your name printed in LARGE letters. When you arrive at the high school, lower your window and your graduation order will be passed to you. PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR. If you are paid in full, after you receive your order, continue on the bus loop around the field house and exit the campus by the football field. If you owe for your supplies, you may pay by debit/credit card or with correct change in cash. If you need to know how much you owe, you can check on-line or text Rick (501) 318-8126 with your name and that you go to MHS and he will reply with your balance.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Arkansas Choral Directors Association recognizes individual students and choral groups that participate in region choral performance assessment and excel in academic achievement. The awards program features two levels of recognition based on the 4.0 grading scale: Distinguished Academic Achievement (GPA of 3.25 or higher) and Excellence in Academic Achievement (GPA of 3.00 - 3.24). The GPA of the first semester of the current school year is used to determine award recipients. The Spotlight Singers earned a group Distinguished award with a combined GPA of 3.85. The Bearcat Chorus earned a group Excellence award with a combined GPA of 3.0. Students earning individual Distinguished Academic Achievement honors are: Spotlight Singers Cassidy Ashcraft, Miranda Burt, Cassidy Delaney, Hope Egger, Christina Gragg, Cloey Massey, Zoe McPherson, Ali Ogden, Kendall Posey, and Nalu Pruitt Bearcat Chorus Ashtan Carr, Hannah Willis, Devon Davis, Misael Knight, Latonia Siler, Julia Bailey, Leilani Knight, Gabby Pierce, Maddison Gunn, Tabitha Levering, Gabe Betz, Phong Nguyen, Ethan Scott Students earning Excellence in Academic Achievement are: Bearcat Chorus Chloe White, Sierra Taylor, Alexyss Hilderbrand, Summer Venable
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
SCHOOL CHOICE DEADLINE IS MAY 1st ! Follow the link to the forms & email or mail the completed form to 501 Hickory Avenue Mena, AR 71953. Contact sherry.newman@menaschools.org for more information. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/…/School_Choice_Form_202… tagTag PhotopinAdd Locationpencil
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
NEW HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE FOR FOOD DELIVERY ON MONDAY, MARCH 13th, We strive to continue offering our weekly meal orders. Due to our intent on “Slowing the Spread” and keeping “Social Distancing”, we are adding increased measures of protection to our meal delivery process to protect our students, guardians, and employees. For onsite or offsite meal pickups each Monday, please help us by adhering to the following guidelines: 1. Please remain in your car with your windows rolled up. 2. Please have a piece of paper with the "Guardian's First and Last Name" written on it viewable on the front passenger side window. 3. We will only be loading in the trunk of your vehicle or the back of a pickup truck. We will no longer be able to load into the seats of a vehicle. If you are unable to open or offer a trunk space, please write “no trunk” on your paper. We will then have you pull up, and let you load your own sacks. 4. If possible, please wear a mask if you will need to be exiting your vehicle to self-load. These are increased measures to help us continue to serve you! We appreciate your understanding and support. Thank you.
5 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
We are so grateful for the positive response to our Weekly Student Meal Preorders, but we are not able to continue filling orders for families who have not picked up the meals the past two weeks. If you filled the original order form on March 24/25 and have not picked up the meals the past two weeks your name has been removed from the list, you can contact the Food Director if you would like to be added to next week’s meal preorder list for delivery or pickup on Monday, April 13th, please directly contact our Aramark Food Service Director by phone at (479)234-1161 Any further questions or comments about your weekly preorder, please call (479)234-1161. Thank you for your continued support as we strive to meet the needs of our students, parents, and community during this time.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
NEW HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE FOR FOOD DELIVERY! We strive to continue offering our weekly meal orders. Due to our intent on “Slowing the Spread” and keeping “Social Distancing”, we are adding increased measures of protection to our meal delivery process to protect our students, guardians, and employees. For onsite or offsite meal pickups each Monday, please help us by adhering to the following guidelines: 1. Please remain in your car with your windows rolled up. 2. Please have a piece of paper with the "Guardian's First and Last Name" written on it viewable on the front passenger side window. 3. We will only be loading in the trunk of your vehicle or the back of a pickup truck. We will no longer be able to load into the seats of a vehicle. If you are unable to open or offer a trunk space, please write “no trunk” on your paper. We will then have you pull up, and let you load your own sacks. 4. If possible, please wear a mask if you will need to be exiting your vehicle to self-load. These are increased measures to help us continue to serve you! We appreciate your understanding and support. Thank you.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
SCHOLARSHIP: Still looking for college scholarships? It's not to late to apply for the Polk County Farm Bureau Scholarship. The deadline has been extended to May 29, 2020. Email Nikki at nikki.cureton@afbic.com for a copy of the application. If you prefer a paper application, you can pick one up at the door of the office Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. REQIREMENTS: Current Farm Bureau Member, 2.5 minimum GPA
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A thank you to MPS & Aramark employees from an anonymous patron. Thank you and all that help make it possible for the food boxes. We appreciate it so much. It has eased some stress during this time. The stress of having to purchase enough food to feed our constantly hungry growing children during a time where most are out of work. The stress of having to go to public places like the grocery store and try and shop cheaply, quickly, and stay healthy. My children who are missing going to school were very excited to see the items they are use to at school. They even pretended they were back at school with our plates that look similar to school trays. Grabbing their milks first and walking around the kitchen as it was the lunch line. Thank you so much again! We are lucky and grateful to have such a kind and helpful school and community. - A grateful family Week 2 meals will be delivered on Monday April 6th. See the schedule below..
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
If you would like to be added to next week’s meal preorder list for delivery or pickup on Monday, April 6th, please directly contact our Aramark Food Service Director by phone at (479)234-1161 by 3pm today (Wed. 4/1) Any further questions or comments about your weekly preorder, please call (479)234-1161. Thank you for your continued support as we strive to meet the needs of our students, parents, and community during this time.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available and can be completed online at the link below. PCVA is an online, home based educational option for K-12 students. For more information, contact PCVA Director Bridget Buckley at bridget.buckley@menaschools.org or 479-216-0205. https://forms.gle/13iWJAdUPgCMYDKS7
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Monday Pre-order Meal Pickup Times ! Old Cove Gym - 11:00-11:45 Hatfield First Baptist Church - 11:00-11:30 Old Potter Sale Barn - 11:45-12:15 Board Camp Baptist Church - 11:00-11:30 Big Fork Community Building - 11:45-12:15 Mena Union Mission - 11:00-11:15 Cherry Hill Store - 11:45-12:15 Mena Kess’ Corner - 11:00-11:30 Old Rocky Church - 12:00-12:30 Louise Durham Pickup Line 11:30-1:00 Mena High School Pickup Line 11:30-1:00 You will simply need to give the guardian name the pre-order was made under. Thank you!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School District has created safe learning zones where students can access Wi-fi and technology support. One is in the parking lot at Bearcat Stadium, Another is in the Mena High School student parking lot & a third is in the front parking lot at Louise Durham Elementary.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Commissioner Johnny Key announced today that Arkansas will be seeking the waiver to cancel the Spring State ACT Aspire Testing as well as the K-2 Assessment for this year, Here is the official statement! Due to the extraordinary circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting school closures, states have been provided flexibility regarding the assessment and accountability requirements under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Given the widespread, extended school closures, and the interruption in school operations and on-site classroom education, Arkansas will cancel administration of state testing for the spring of 2020. This includes the Act Aspire and the K-2 assessments. Arkansas will participate in the U.S. Department of Education’s expedited waiver process and will be seeking broad flexibility from both assessment and accountability provisions.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MENA SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD ROOM TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020 MINUTES The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Susan Rowell, Clint Montgomery, Edd Puckett, Kyle Cannon and Todd Aynes. Members absent: Phillip Wilson and Robert Hines Kyle Cannon made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Susan Rowell seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. In the Superintendent’s Report, Mr. Weston presented a Mitigation Report to the Board per guidance and direction of the Governor, DESE, and CDC. Mr. Weston presented the Arkansas School Boards Association Model Policy Service Contract renewal effective the first day of February, 2020 and terminating on the last day of January, 2022, in the amount of $2,850.00. Kyle Cannon made a motion to approve the ASBA renewal in the amount of $2,850.00. Susan Rowell seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. Kyle Cannon read: School Choice Capacity Resolution for school choice applicants for the 2020-2021 school-year under the provisions of policy 4.5 - School Choice and applicable Arkansas Law. Kyle Cannon made a motion to approve the School Choice Capacity Resolution. Clint Montgomery seconded the motion and motion passed unanimously. Mr. Weston asked Ray Beardsley of First Security Beardsley, a Division of Crews & Associates, in Little Rock, Arkansas, to inform the board of refunding bond bids. Mr. Beardsley presented information to the Board regarding the 3 quarters bond interest. Kyle Cannon read and made the following motion: To submit an “Application for a Permit to Issue Bonds”, with related documents, for $14,830,000 in Refunding Boards to the State Department of Education and to employ First Security Beardsley as Fiscal Agent, and to authorize the Superintendent of Schools to accept or reject the best bid submitted in connection with the publics sale of the proposed bonds in consultation with the fiscal agent. Susan Rowell seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. Kyle Cannon read and made the following motion: To submit an “Application for a Permit to Issue Bonds”, with related documents, for $5,650,000 in Refunding Bonds to the State Department of Education and to employ First Security Beardsley as Fiscal Agent, and to authorize the Superintendent of Schools to accept or reject the best bid submitted in connection with the public sale of the proposed bonds in consultation with the fiscal agent. Edd Puckett seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. The previous two items would only occur as the market improves and an agreement is reached between the Superintendent and the fiscal agent. Kyle Cannon read and made the following motion: To employ First Security Beardsley as Financial Advisor for a period of three (3) years effecitve as of the date of adoption. Clint Montgomery seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. Edd Puckett made a motion to approve financial reports. Kyle Cannon seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. Mr. Weston recommended the resignation of Geraldine Krudwig - Secondary English, Mena High School. Kyle Cannon made a motion to approve Mr. Weston’s retirement recommendation. Susan Rowell seconded the motion and motion carried unanimously. With no further business, Edd Puckett moved for adjournment, Kyle Cannon seconded and meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m..
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
In light of everything that we are dealing with, here is some good news for some special students!! Congratulations to these young people! 2020-2021 SR High Cheerleaders Competition and Sideline Blake Castor Competition only Leilani Day Sam Efird Competition only Kyleigh Johnson Ciara Lance Allie Martin Marissa Ortiz Cassidy Ashcraft Abri Evangelista Bethany Godwin Christina Gragg Jaiden Milam Kyra Stephens Addi Dollar Cloey Massey Eisayah Day Competition only Briley Dean Competition only Hailey Emerson Competition only Abby Felix Competition only Amy Gragg Competition only Brooklyn Hilderbrand Competition only Kiylee Hughes Competition only Kaelyn Nichols Competition only Jeffrey Richmond Competition only Shantal Tecson Competition only Makayla Vega Competition only 2020-2021 JR High Cheerleaders Competition and Sideline Eisayah Day Briley Dean Hailey Emerson Abby Felix Amy Gragg Brooklyn Hilderbrand Kiylee Hughes Kaelyn Nichols Jeffrey Richmond Shantal Tecson Makayla Vega Lainee Garrett Bailey Heald Elizabeth (Izzy) Henry Kayleigh Noble Myranda Richmond Stay well and enjoy your break!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that all schools in Arkansas will be closed until April 17 and further action will be evaluated at the time. Continued education will continue through alternative methods. Keep checking the Mena Public School social media & website for more information as it becomes available.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Hey Bearcats (of all ages) Coach Arnold has put together a great "In Home" workout for you on this extended break!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to David Grenier on bring selected as the 2019-2020 Polk County Basketball Player of the Year by the Mena Star! Grenier is a senior at Mena High School and earned All-Conference honors in his final season as a Bearcat.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools served a total of 233 students Grab & Go lunches today!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
the Mena-Oden Ranger District will be hiring a 4-person Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew. The crew will work for 8 weeks from June 8th to July 31st, and their hours of work will be from 8 AM until 4:30 PM for 5 days per week. Applicants must commit to the full, 8-week program. The pay rate will be $10.00 per hour. And, the youth must provide their own boots. However, all other safety gear (e.g. hard hats, safety glasses, gloves) will be provided. The deadline to submit an application to the Mena Ranger Station (1603 Highway 71 North; Mena, AR 71953) will be April 1, 2020. Our days and hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 AM until 4:30 PM. We also have hard copies of the application at our office if you need it.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
After classes conclude & school dismisses today, Monday March 16th, all Mena Public School facilities will be closed to the public. This includes all buildings as well as Bearcat Stadium, Union Bank Park, playgrounds, etc. Deep cleaning will be taking place over the next few days & all will remain closed till at least March 30th, 2020. All buildings will be off limits. If a Student or district patron has a need, March 17th-20th, they should call ahead. For MHS & MMS call 479-394-1144. For HHE & LDE call 479-394-2943. You may also contact the central office at 479-394-1710... Spring Break will be March 23rd-27th !
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools will be offering “Grab & Go” lunches for our students for the remainder of this week Tuesday, March 17th - Friday, March 20th. The Louise Durham Elementary Car Rider Line will be open from 10:00-11:30. The Mena High School student parking lot porch area drive up will be open from 11:45-1:15. Parents may choose either location and receive meals for all of your students in one stop. All of our students are able to eat at no charge for this week. Due to the Child Nutrition Unit guidelines, this is only for students and not adult meals. We appreciate your support and understanding as we strive to continue to meet the needs of our learners.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Basscats competed in the AYFA Tournament on Lake Ouachita on Saturday 3/14. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon came in 4th and Austin Rose and Evan Graves came in 7th. On Sunday 3/15 the Basscats were on Lake DeGray for the Trader Bills High school tournament Trail. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 1st place with 11.66lbs. Austin Rose and Evan Graves took 2nd place with 11.62lbs. We would like to say thank you to our sponsors. Go Basscats!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Spring Sport Athletes!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MHS Students that require a device and have internet access , may pick up their device and check it out using the procedures that their Enrichment teacher has for them on Monday, March 16, 2020 only. Students without internet service will take a four day paper packet home.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Governor just updated In reference to Arkansas School Closings. It will be optional to attend school tomorrow on Monday, March 16th. Students may need to pick up learning packets or check out a chrome book for online learning at home. Mena Public Schools will be continuing with online learning Tuesday, March 17th through Friday, March 20th. The following week is spring break. We will keep you posted with continual communication. We appreciate your support in our efforts to keep the safety of our students first.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA Workday Auction scheduled for Monday 16th has been postponed.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School Theatre has postponed both performances scheduled for this weekend.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Here are the results from the Mena High Senior Relays held Thursday at Bearcat Stadium. GIRLS High Jump - Emily Wagner 2nd Long Jump - Emily Wagner 7th Discus - Madyson Birtcher 8th Shot - Madyson Birtcher 8th BOYS High Jump - Beau Tomblin 2nd Austin Kirkendoll 8th Long Jump - Caleb Holmes 4th Zane Stephens 5th Triple Jump - Caleb Holmes 4th Iaza Ingoglia 5th Shot - Logan Yang 2nd Pole Vaullt - Jacob Flemens 1st Tre McMellon 4th 4x800 Relay - Mena 1st (Nance, McMellon,Myers, Adams) 110 Hurdles - Iaza Ingoglia 3rd 100 Dash - Zane Stephens 5th Caleb Holmes 6th 1600 Run - Logan Myers 2nd Tre McMellon 5th The Bearcats finished 2nd in the meet as a team! GO BEARCATS!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
All sporting events scheduled for today have been cancelled!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Friday, March 13, 2020 Sports Activities Friday, March 13, Girls and Boys Soccer vs. Heavener @ Mena starting at 5:00 p.m. Students and faculty, in honor of the recent loss of Officer Brent Scrimshire at the Hot Springs Police Department, we will wear blue next Monday March 16. Our flag has been lowered to half staff in respect. FFA Workday Auction will be Monday March 16 at the HS Cafeteria @ 6:30 PM. FFA members who are in the auction should be there by 6:00 pm. HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. Any student or group of students interested in auditioning for one of the talent acts in the Lip Sync Variety Show needs to talk to Ms. Taylor by next Friday, March 20. We are looking for dance acts, gymnastics acts, instrumental performances, vocal performances, comedy routines, and other entertaining talents. See Ms. Taylor and get signed up today! Theatre I classes will be performing two short one act plays, The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza and The Entire American Revolution, this weekend on Saturday @ 7:30 pm and Sunday @ 2:30 pm. Admission is by donation. Come out and see the shows. Sci-Fi Club officer applications are due March 20th. If you want to apply please pick up an application in Ms. Hooker’s room, 206.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Andrea Hughes, Coach Mena Varsity Cheerleading PO Box 1810 Mena, AR 71953 andrea.hughes@menaschools.org Dear Alumni and/or Business, We have exciting news! We are looking for sponsors to help fund the 2020-2021 cheerleading team in their hopeful journey to a State Championship. The athletes will be participating in multiple camps/clinics, as well as multiple competitions all leading up to the State Competition in December of 2020, but we need your help. In return for your sponsorship, we are starting a Paint the Paw fundraiser. We will be painting paws leading to the high school and student parking lots. Here are some options that we would like to provide for you: A paw with your name and graduation year A paw with your business name A paw to honor your whole graduating class A paw to honor a lost classmate Would you consider sponsoring our club and donating $50.00 to help us send these athletes to camp, competition, and purchase other supplies related to competition? We are so grateful for what our sponsors just like you have helped us accomplish over the years, including sponsoring our Little Cats Cheer Camp for our future cheerleaders. We’re immensely thankful to our past, present, and future sponsors! We hope you’re able to contribute and thank you for your consideration. To make a contribution, simply mail your gift to the above address with this letter, hand deliver your gift to Mena High School, or meet with a MHS Cheerleader when they stop by your business on Monday, April 6th. See back for order form. Many thanks in advance for your sponsorship! For more information Email andrea.hughes@menaschools.org Sincerely, Andrea Hughes P.S. We would love to see you at opening night in Bearcat Stadium on September 11, 2020 at 7pm. Order Form: Name/Business exactly as you wish for it to appear on the paw: ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Circle one: Cash Check Paid: _______ Return address: __________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ EXAMPLE: Name/Business exactly as you wish for it to appear on the paw: Mena Varsity Cheerleading 2020-2021 ______________________________ ______________________________ Circle one: Cash Check Paid: ___X___ Return address: Andrea Hughes PO Box 1810 Mena, AR 71953
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
AAA Suspends Spring Interscholastic Competition
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena baseball lost a game at Lake Hamilton Thursday by a score of 3-13.. The Bearcats will play again Friday at Malvern..
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Today's non-conference softball game at Dierks has been cancelled due to concerns about late evening weather. Also the softball game vs Bauxite on 3/19 has been cancelled... Today’s Baseball game at Lake Hamilton is being moved up to a 4:00pm start. Also the baseball game vs Bauxite on 3/20 has been cancelled. http://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Governor’s Office is in charge of making the decision to close schools. The Mena School District has been told we are presently still at a low risk and will remain open. Any further closings will come through the Governor’s Office. We are following all precautionary steps. Thank you.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Under the continued guidance of the Arkansas Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Arkansas Department of Health, Mena Public Schools is taking all measures to carefully monitor potential risks. We encourage frequent hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes and staying home when sick.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
With today being 2020 Spring Sports Picture Day for all the spring teams and players, we will be able to complete the design of the 2020 Mena Spring Sports Souvenir Program. If you would like to purchase an ad for your player or your business, please contact Andy Philpot at bearcatpromos@gmail.com The programs will be designed and printed by the end of spring break, with the selling of programs at Mena home baseball, softball, and soccer games starting the week after spring break.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA Forestry Team competed recently in several events. At the Mine Creek forestry event in Nashville, Arkansas where they placed in the top 15 At the Logan County Invitational Career Development Events Nursery landscape placed 1st! Meats placed 3rd! Livestock placed 12th! Forestry and electricity placed 7th! At the Center Point Invitational Career Developments Events Vet science placed in the top 15! Livestock placed in the top 15! Electricity placed 7th! Meats placed 1st! Mechanics placed in the top 15! Forestry placed 12th! Next week our Career Development Event teams will be participating in Southern District FFA CDEs event at Southern Arkansas University on Tuesday! This will be a state qualifying event. 
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High Track Teams competed at the Cub Relays in DeQueen on Tuesday. Girls results: 100m Dash - Makalee Lane 6th 400m Dash - Brooklyn Pennington 6th 800m Run - Keira Hall 1st 1600m Run - Keira Hall 3rd 4x400 Relay - Mena 7th 4x800 Relay -- Mena 1st Discus - Carolyn Cannon 7th Boys Result 1600m Run - Brody Brown 5th / Trevin Plunkett 6th 110m Hurdles - Cody Bollmeyer 6th 4x800m Relay - Mena 6th High Jump - Cody Bollmeyer 2nd Discus - Mason Dillard 8th The Next Jr. High Meet is scheduled for April 2nd in Mansfield!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Bearcats earned a hard fought 14-12 win over Hope Tuesday at Union Bank Park. Mena improves to 5-1 on the young season & will play at Lake Hamilton on Thursday.. GO BEARCATS!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Ladycats bested Hope by a score of 12-2 in 5 innings at Union Bank Park on Tuesday. Mena is now 3-1 on the year & will be back in action on Thursday 3/12 when they play at Dierks. GO LADYCATS!!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Lunch Menu: Club Activities Tuesday, March 10, & Thursday, March 12, EAST Conference Presentation Team will meet at Middle School EAST Room Wednesday, March 11, FFA Meeting in the Ag Building during Enrichment for all FFA members in the workday auction. Wednesday, March 11, Sci-Fi Club Meeting in the Art Room during Enrichment Sports Activities Softball and Baseball will both play after school today as they play Hope here at home Tomorrow afternoon will be Spring Sports Picture Day with Lifetouch and Mr. Philpot. Team and individual player photos will be taken for all spring sports teams, with the option of purchasing photos from Lifetouch. These photos will be used for the yearbook, as well as the spring sports souvenir program. FFA Workday Auction will be Monday March 16 at the HS Cafeteria @ 6:30 PM. FFA members who are in the auction should be there by 6:00 pm. HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. Any student or group of students interested in auditioning for one of the talent acts in the Lip Sync Variety Show needs to talk to Ms. Taylor before Spring Break. We are looking for dance acts, gymnastics acts, instrumental performances, vocal performances, comedy routines, and other entertaining talents. See Ms. Taylor and get signed up today!!! Theatre I classes will be performing two short one act plays, The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza and The Entire American Revolution, this weekend on Saturday @ 7:30 pm and Sunday @ 2:30 pm. Admission is by donation. Come out and see the shows. Sci-Fi Club officer applications are due March 20th. If you want to apply please pick up an application in Ms. Hooker’s room, 206.
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Junior Gracie Lyle! Lyle was selected as an All District player in District 7--4A in Basketball & also was named to the 4A All State Tournament Team for the 2019-2020 basketball season. GO LADYCATS!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Sophomore Grayson Fairless! Fairless was selected as an All District player in District 7--4A in Basketball for the 2019-2020 basketball season. GO LADYCATS!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Senior Kiara Kesterson! Kesterson was selected as an All District player in District 7--4A in Basketball for the 2019-2020 basketball season. GO BEARCATS!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
March is Music In Our Schools Month!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Seniior David Grenier! Grenier was selected as an All District player in District 7--4A in Basketball for the 2019-2020 basketball season. GO BEARCATS!
6 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Here is another chance for local theatre fans to come out for an evening or afternoon of entertainment & also support MHS students. Admission is by donation..
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
All Juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday beginning at 8:00am. Please leave your phone in your backpack in the hall outside the PAC. You will not need to bring anything inside.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Monday, March 9, 2020 Lunch Menu: Friday, March 6, Crispito’s with Cheese, Corndogs, Hamburger Club Activities Tuesday, March 10, & Thursday, March 12, EAST Conference Presentation Team meet at Middle School EAST Room Wednesday, March 11, FFA Meeting in the Ag Building during Enrichment. Wednesday, March 11, Sci-Fi Club Meeting in the Art Room during Enrichment Sports Activities The Junior High Track Meet that was scheduled for today here at Mena has been postponed due to weather. A make-up date will be announced at a later time. This Wednesday afternoon will be Spring Sports Picture Day with Lifetouch and Mr. Philpot. Team and individual player photos will be taken for all spring sports teams, with the option of purchasing photos from Lifetouch. These photos will be used for the yearbook, as well as the spring sports souvenir program. Congrats to the 2020-2021 Sideline Cheer team: Leilani Day Kyleigh Johnson Ciara Lance Allie Martin Marissa Ortiz Cassidy Ashcraft Abri Evangelista Bethany Godwin Christina Gragg Jaiden Milam Kyra Stephens Addi Dollar Cloey Masssey And Congrats to the 2020-2021 Competition Cheer team: Leilani Day Kyleigh Johnson Ciara Lance Allie Martin Marissa Ortiz Cassidy Ashcraft Abri Evangelista Bethany Godwin Christina Gragg Jaiden Milam Kyra Stephens Addi Dollar Cloey Masey Blake Castor Sam Efird Eisayah Day Jeffrey Richmond And the upcoming 9th grade Cheerleaders TBA HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. During Enrichment today (March 9th), there will be a representative in the Art room to discuss the Congressional Art Competition. Anyone who is interested in learning about this amazing opportunity, please come and see what it is all about. Any student or group of students interested in auditioning for one of the talent acts in the Lip Sync Variety Show needs to talk to Ms. Taylor before Spring Break. We are looking for dance acts, gymnastics acts, instrumental performances, vocal performances, comedy routines, and other entertaining talents. See Ms. Taylor and get signed up today!!! Theatre I classes will be performing two short one act plays, The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza and The Entire American Revolution, this weekend on Saturday @ 7:30 pm and Sunday @ 2:30 pm. Admission is by donation. Come out and see the shows. All Juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday beginning at 8:00. Please leave your phone in your backpack in the hall outside PAC. You will not need to bring anything inside. Battle of the Books members will meet in Mrs. Neufeld's room today (Monday) during Enrichment. Sci-Fi Club officer applications are due March 20th. If you want to apply please pick up an application in Ms. Hooker’s room, 206.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Act Aspire & Star Testing will be taking place at Mena Public Schools in April. Star Testing April 13th - 24th @ LDE ACT Aspire Testing April 6th - 9th @ HHE April 13th - 16th @ MMS April 23rd - 24th @ MHS
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA will be hosting their annual Workday Auction on Monday, March 16th. The meal will be served at 6:30pm & the auction starts at 7:00pm in the MHS Cafeteria. Come support the Mena FFA !
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Spring Break at Mena Public Schools will be March 23rd - 27th.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Jr. High Track Meet scheduled for today at Bearcat Stadium has been postponed to a later date due to the rain. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Basscats had two teams compete on Lake Dardanelle this past Sunday in the Student Angler Federation Arkansas State Championship. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 4th place. Jarrett Burger and Austin Rose took 5th place. Burger & Rose came home with the Lew’s Big Bass Award & a pair of new Lew’s Reels.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Luke Montgomery on making the All-Tournament Team at the Regional Quiz Bowl in Arkadelphia Saturday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Four Ladycats hit home runs in Friday’s 15-5 win... Go Ladycats!!! (photo-reigha smith)
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Softball Team Lost to Ashdown 9-1 and then beat Dierks 12-2 Saturday at the Ashdown Tournament.. The Ladycats finish 2-1 in tournament play & will play next on Tuesday 3/10 when they host Hope at Union Bank Park!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Bearcat Baseball Classic was played at Union Bank Park today. Mena beat Mt. Ida 6-5 & also defeated Cossatot 13-5 ! The Bearcats go 3-0 in classic play! Go Bearcats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulation to our new MHS Cheer teams! MHS Sideline Cheer 2020-2021 Leilani Day Kyleigh Johnson Ciara Lance Allie Martin Marissa Ortiz Cassidy Ashcraft Abri Evangelista Bethany Godwin Christina Gragg Jaiden Milam Kyra Stephens Addi Dollar Cloey Massey MHS Cheer Competition Team 2020-2021 Leilani Day Kyleigh Johnson Ciara Lance Allie Martin Marissa Ortiz Cassidy Ashcraft Abri Evangelista Bethany Godwin Christina Gragg Jaiden Milam Kyra Stephens Addi Dollar Cloey Massey Blake Castor Sam Efird Eisayah Day Jeffrey Richmond Additionally, the 9th Cheerleaders (TBA) will also be on the SR Competition Squad.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats are playing in a softball tournament at Ashdown. Mena defeated Avery Texas by a score of 15-5 on Friday. They will play next on Saturday at 1:00pm. Go Ladycats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A full house watched the opening game of the Bearcat Baseball Classic at Union Bank Park Friday afternoon. Mena score 8 runs on 5 hits & won by a score of 8-6... The boys are back in action Saturday at the UBP... They will face Mt. Ida at 12:30pm & then play Cossatot at 3:00pm. GO BEARCATS!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Fabulous Friday at Holly Harshman Elementary with Baseball Bearcats greeting students!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Friday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Updated Ashdown Softball Invitational Bracket! Mena softball will play their season opener on Friday, March 6th, in the Ashdown Invitational Tournament. The Ladycats will play Avery TX at 7pm... GO LADYCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Public Schools are seeking qualified applicants for a pair of positions. Follow the link for more information. https://menaschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Thursday, March 5, 2020 Club Activities Today, March 5 FCCLA meeting, NHS meeting Today, March 5 - EAST Conference Presentation Team Meeting in Middle School FFA members who are competing in the Logan County Invitational contests will be leaving from the ag building @ 6 am tomorrow. FFA Members who are competing in the Centerpoint Invitational contests will be leaving from the ag building @ 8 am Friday. Friday, March 6 Art, Book Club Saturday, March 7 Sr. High Regional Quiz Bowl : Arkadelphia Sports Activities Yesterday, the Mena Ladycats were defeated by Pea Ridge in the 4A State Tournament, thus bringing their season to an end. However, this was the first time since 2009 the Ladycats had made it to the state tournament, so be sure and congratulate the Ladcyats and Coach Wright when you see them today on all their accomplishments this year. March 5, Track @ Booneville Jr. High March 6-7, Baseball Mena Classic March 6-7, Softball @ Ashdown Tournament **Any student planning on playing Tennis next year please meet in the gym during enrichment today (March 5th). This meeting will be rescheduled. The Cheer Clinic will continue to be in the UBC today - Saturday. HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. During Enrichment today, we will have the current Juniors key their schedules into HAC at the start of the period. Battle of the Books team members go see Mrs. Neufeld sometime today.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
A message from Mena Public School Superintendent Benny Weston!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Soccer online store store is now open. Fans can make a purchase thru March 19th, 2020. The link is https://fancloth.shop/AXRJM
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Baseball Classic wil be played this Friday & Saturday at Union Bank Park. The Bearcats will play Acorn at 4pm Friday, Mt. Ida at 12:30pm on Saturday & Cossatot at 3:00pm on Saturday... GO BEARCATS!!!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Sr. Track Team competed at the Booneville Relays on Tuesday. 800 Meter Run - 1st Devin Adams 4x800 Relay - 1st Mena High School 400 Meter Dash - 4th Ashton Powell Shot Put - 4th Logan Yang GO BEARCATS!!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Sr. Girls basketball season came to an end today in Farmington. The Ladycats lost to Pea Ridge in the first round of the 4A State Tournament 25-39 & finish with a record of 17-16..
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Polk County Voters went to the polls today & Mena Public School patrons had the opportunity to cast their vote on two school board races. In complete by unofficial results it appears the incumbents will retain their positions. Position 1 Brandyn Gortemiller 1082 Todd Aynes 1919 Position 2 Robby Hines 1604 Calvin Cummings 1401
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
It was a great start to the season for the Mena Soccer Teams Tuesday night as they picked up a pair of wins in Texarkana. The Ladycats defeated Arkansas High 1-0 & the Bearcats won 2-1... The Mena teams will play their home opener at Bearcat Stadium against Heavener on Friday 3/13/20.. GO BEARCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcats picked up an 8-0 win over Mansfield at Union Bank Park Tuesday. Mena scored 4 in the 3rd inning and never looked back. The Bearcat Classic begins this Friday when Mena host Acorn at 4pm... Go Bearcats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High Track Team will not compete at Booneville on Thursday 3/5.... The next meet will be on Monday 3/9 at Bearcat Stadium in Mena....
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Today, March 3, the Blood Drive is in the Bearcat Room. Go see Nurse Bobbi if you missed signed up and want to give blood. Wednesday, March 4, Football meeting in Field House for 9th, 10th & 11th grades during Enrichment. Wednesday, March 4, Sci Fi Club in the Art room; Junior Prom Committee Meeting in Ms.Hobson’s room. FFA members who are competing in the Logan County Invitational contests will be leaving from the ag building @ 6 am Thursday. Thursday, March 5 FCCLA meeting, NHS meeting FFA Members who are competing in the Centerpoint Invitational contests will be leaving from the ag building @ 8 am Friday. Friday, March 6 Art, Book Club Saturday, March 7 Sr. High Regional Quiz Bowl : Arkadelphia Sports Activities Tuesday, March 3 Baseball vs. Mansfield @ Mena 5 p.m. March 3, Soccer @ Arkansas High 5 & 7 March 3, Track @ Booneville Senior High March 5, Track @ Booneville Jr. High March 6-7, Baseball Mena Classic March 6-7, Softball @ Ashdown Tournament ETS Meeting with 9th grade today. Cheer tryout clinic will be at the MMS gym from 4-7 p.m. today. Will be back in the UBC Wednesday - Saturday. HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. Wednesday, March 4 is Special Olympics --Spread the Word -- Inclusion Day..Please sign the Inclusion Pledge Poster in the hallway and wear the bracelet. Unified Champion partners stop by Room 214 today to see Mrs. Tompkins.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The University of Central Arkansas track & field teams, led by Mena's Zach Jewell, wrapped up the 2020 Southland Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Monday. Jewell tied his school record in the 60m with an effort of 6.75. His run earned him the fastest man in the SLC. He broke his own school record in the 200m with a run of 20.98 and finished in second just one tenth of a second behind first. From the Athletes – Senior Zachary Jewell "I looked back and I was just filled with joy. Usually, it takes a while for the victory to set in. As I was coming to the line I looked over and saw that I was out in front. Instantly, I knew something good had to come out of that. I ran my best in the 200m and it's been a long road since the first week when I pulled my hamstring. I've been working hard and I'm happy the hard work has paid off." https://ucasports.com/news/2020/3/2/mens-track-and-field-temple-jewell-earn-individual-championships-on-final-day.aspx
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Baseball team lost to Waldron Monday by a score of 1-5. The Bearcats play their first home game of the season against Mansfield on Tuesday 3/3 at the Union Bank Park
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Monday, March 2, 2020 Club Activities Tuesday, March 3, The Blood Drive is in the Bearcat Room. Go see Nurse Bobbi if you missed signed up and want to give blood. Wednesday, March 4, Sci Fi Club in the Art room, Junior Prom Committee Meeting in Ms.Hobson’s room Thursday, March 5 FCCLA , NHS Friday, March 6 Art, Book Club Saturday, March 7 Sr. High Regional Quiz Bowl : Arkadelphia Sports Activities Tuesday, March 3 Baseball vs. Mansfield @ Mena 5 p.m. March 3, Soccer @ Arkansas High 5 & 7 March 3, Track @ Booneville Senior High March 5, Track @ Booneville Jr. High March 6-7, Baseball Mena Classic March 6-7, Softball @ Ashdown Tournament Cheer tryout clinic has been moved to the MMS gym from 4-7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Will be back in the UBC Wednesday - Saturday. Tomorrow (March 3rd) Mena High School will be having a Blood drive. Please see Nurse Bobbi if you would like to sign up for an appointment to donate. HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. All current seniors who are a member of National Honor Society, a group photo will be taken at the start of Enrichment for the yearbook. We will call for NHS members when it’s time for the picture.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats will play their first game in the 4A State Basketball Tournament on Wednesday at 4pm against Pea Ridge in Farmington.... GO LADYCATS!!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Monday! **** TIme Change**** First pitch at 4:30pm!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 1st place Saturday on Lake Greeson in the Bassmaster Arkansas High School Tournament. Go Basscats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats lose 35-37 Saturday & finish 4th in the 4A South Regional Tournament. Mena will play the 3rd place team from the 4A North Regional at 4pm on Wednesday in the 4A State Tournament in Farmington.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Follow the link to School Choice Forms! Please complete both forms - page 1 and page 2. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/…/School_Choice_Form_202…
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Ladycats by defeating Magnolia yesterday will now play in the second round of the Regional Tournament today. They will face Star City at 4:00 this afternoon. All FFA Members who are competing in the Wildhog Invitational CDE’s tomorrow, February 29, will be leaving the Ag. Building @ 5 a.m. Saturday morning. Teams that will be going are: Nursery/Landscape, Forestry, Ag Mechanics and Vet Science. Congratulations to the Bearcat Chorus for earning composite Excellent R and the Spotlight Singers for earning composite Superior at Choral Performance Assessment. Both groups earned Superior in sight reading and qualified for State CPA in April. Spotlight Singers earned Region Sweepstakes. Tuesday (March 3rd) Mena High School will be having a Blood drive. Please see Nurse Bobbi if you would like to sign up for an appointment to donate. HUB Program Applications are still available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, this week will be your last chance to place an order before all final orders are submitted for printing today. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered with cash or check. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for your last chance to be guaranteed a yearbook by the end of the day today Today is the deadline to sign up for for the April ACT.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Soccer Teams will be offering an online store for fan gear March 5th thru March 19th. The link to purchase will not open till March 5th but you can look at eh catalog by following the link below.... http://50.59.224.178/Fancloth/Catalog/buildForCustomer.php…
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
As many of you know a storm in early January produced lightning that scored a direct hit on one of the light poles at Union Bank Park. That pole was damaged to the extent that it had to be removed. A new pole is being erected today.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Friday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Sr. Girls will play Star City in the 4A South Regional Tournament today at 4pm in Crossett. By advancing to the semi-finals in the regional the Ladycats have qualified for the 4A State Tournament in Farmington next week... Check the brackets below... GO LADYCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena girls defeated Magnolia 31-29 in the 4A Regional Basketball Tournament in Crossett Thursday. The Ladycats advance to play Star City on Friday at 4pm.. Go Ladycats!!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Updated 2020 Bearcat Football Schedule!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School March Menu!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to MMS & MHS Choirs! Both qualified for state today at the choral performance assessment at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. The Spotlight Singers also earned region sweepstakes.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Schedule for the Mena Bearcat Baseball Classic to be played at Union Bank Park! Friday March 6th 4:00 Mt Ida (A) Mena (H) Saturday March 7th 9:00 Acorn (A) Cossatot (H) 11:00 Acorn (A) Mena (H) 1:00 Cossatot (A) Mount Ida (H) 3:00 Cossatot (A) Mena (H) 5:00 Mount Ida (A) Mena JV (H)
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
There is a mandatory parent meeting tonight @5:30 in the Mena High School library for all MMS & MHS cheer candidates.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
UAMS, in conjunction with UA Rich Mountain and Healthy Connections is hosting a Hands-on Healthcare event on Monday, April 6th, at the Ouachita Center at UARM! We will have a variety of speakers from different fields and several fun and engaging hands-on activities. Applications are due Friday, March 20th . Students may apply online at the link below. https://forms.gle/bLqjH9957LMLLfDDA
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MASH Camp will be held June 15 through June 26 this year. The deadline for applications will be by the end of the day on April 6, 2020. MASH (Medical Applications of Science for Health) it is a FREE two-week summer enrichment program for high school students interested in pursuing a medical career. Mena Regional – June 15th – June 26th Current 10th and 11th graders may apply. During the two weeks, students will take part in some of the following activities: *Receive CPR training and certification *Learn through hands on activities directed by physicians and medical staff *Shadow seven departments in a local medical facilities including surgery and the ER *Receive education about personal choices such as nutrition, alcohol and drug abuse, as well as other health topics and job choices from experts in a variety of healthcare fields *Tour a medical school campus Much, much more! This camp is provided FREE of charge to these students thanks to the generous support of Farm Bureau, Baptist Health, Mercy Hospital, Mena Regional Medical Center, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Conway Regional Health Systems, Johnson Regional Medical Center, UAMS West, HRSA, and partnerships with area healthcare organizations.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena softball will play their season opener on Friday, March 6th, in the Ashdown Invitational Tournament. The Ladycats will play Avery TX at 7pm... GO LADYCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Thursday, Feb. 27 Sr. High Murfreesboro Invitational Quiz Bowl Thursday, Feb. 27 - EAST Conference Presentation Team - Meeting Saturday, March 7 Sr. High Regional Quiz Bowl : Arkadelphia Sports Activities The medical professional program will not be having class today. All FFA Members who are competing in the Wildhog Invitational CDE’s Saturday, February 29, will be leaving the Ag. Building @ 5 a.m. Saturday. Teams that will be going are: Nursery/Landscape, Forestry and Vet Science. Livestock Team will be leaving @ 12, Noon on Friday from the Ag Building. Tuesday (March 3rd) we are having a Blood drive. Please come see Nurse Bobbi if you would like to sign up. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, this week will be your last chance to place an order before all final orders are submitted for printing on Friday. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered with cash or check. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information or to place your last chance order. Juniors will go to a college fair at UARM on Thursday from 10:00-11:15. **Next Tuesday (March 3rd) we are having a Blood drive. Please come see Nurse Bobbi if you would like to sign up. Friday is the deadline to sign up for for the April ACT.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena opened the 2020 baseball season with a 13-6 win at Mt. Ida Tuesday. The Bearcats are back in action on Monday, March 2nd at Waldron. GO BEARCATS! http://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=24460
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA participated in the Ouachita Sub-Area Leadership Events on Monday. The Parliamentary Procedure Team placed first. Team members are Cooper Anderle, Madison Blair, Brendon Catlett, Ivy Curtis, Lexi Dilbeck, Bethany Godwin & Navya Morris. The Jr. Parliamentary Team place second. Team members are Cierra Dulaney, Aaron Ferguson, William Hendrix, Aslynn Jackson, Ranessa Ricker, Layla Spenser & Mckenzie Vincent.   Breezy Hendrix finished 2nd in prepared speaking & Brandon Catlett was 1st in the Farm Bureau Discussion Meet. All of these teams and Individuals have qualified and will represent Mena High School in the District and State Leadership Development Events held at the Hot Springs Convention Center during the State FFA Convention in April.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
See you at the PAC !!!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
March 3rd Blood drive. The blood drive is open to all Mena High School students and staff. It will be in the Bearcat room in the gym. All 16yr olds must have a Parent signature and weigh at least 110lbs. 18 yrs old and older must weigh 125lbs. Students should by sign up in the high school nurse's office. All donors must have a picture ID the day of blood drive. International Exchange Students or anyone who has lived out of country for more than 5 years are not eligible to give blood.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Spring Break at Mena Public Schools will be March 23rd - 27th.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Wednesday, February 26, FBLA Group Photo for the yearbook will be taken during Enrichment. FBLA members, please wear your District FBLA red shirt for the photo. Thursday, Feb. 27 Sr. High Murfreesboro Invitational Quiz Bowl Saturday, March 7 Sr. High Regional Quiz Bowl : Arkadelphia Sports Activities Tuesday, February 25, Baseball Game @ Mt. Ida 5:00 pm The medical professional program will not be having class on today HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. If you missed the priority deadline to turn in your application last Friday, see Mrs. Purvis in room 403 for more information. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, this week will be your last chance to place an order before all final orders are submitted for printing on Friday. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered with cash or check. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information or to place your last chance order. Juniors will go to a college fair at UARM on Thursday from 10:00-11:15.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
There will be a college fair on Thursday, 2/27 from 10am-11:15am at UA Rich Mountain for Mena High School Juniors. Juniors should bring questions for the college you might want to attend!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Senior Parents or anyone willing to help with planning and/or working during after prom, we are having a meeting Thursday, 2/27 @ 6 in the Mena Middle School Library. If you can't come but would like to help, contact Michelle Schnell 234-1517 or Sheli Chaney 234-1137.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Senior Parents or anyone willing to help with planning and/or working during after prom, we are having a meeting Thursday, 2/27 @ 6 in the Mena Middle School Library. If you can't come but would like to help, contact Michelle Schnell 234-1517 or Sheli Chaney 234-1137.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
There will be a spring football parent meeting at 6:00pm on Tuesday, February 25, at the Mena High School Performing Arts Center. This meeting is for all guardians of incoming 7th grade through high school athletes. The summer schedule will be handed out and discussed.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Monday, February 24, 2020 Club Activities Tuesday, February 25, FFA Group Photo for the yearbook will be taken during Enrichment Wednesday, February 26, FBLA Group Photo for the yearbook will be taken during Enrichment. FBLA members, please wear your District FBLA red shirt for the photo. Sports Activities Tuesday, February 25, Baseball Game @ Mt. Ida 5:00 pm FFA Members who are participating in the Sub-Area Leadership Events @ Cossatot High School on Monday will be leaving from the Ag Building at 4:30 p.m. Bring your official dress. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. Seniors, please complete the Mr. and Ms. Bearcat ballot on Google Classroom by the end of the day today. These results will also be part of the 2020 MHS Yearbook. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is this Friday, February 21. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, this week will be your last chance to place an order before all final orders are submitted for printing on Friday. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered with cash or check. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information or to place your last chance order. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats will play Magnolia in the Class 4A Regional Tournament at Crossett on Thursday 2/27 at 4pm. Check the bracket below. https://www.maxpreps.com/tournament/x3xFjzibEeqAzqREozo6lw/girls-basketball-winter-19-20/2020--basketball-regionals-4a-girls.htm
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats lost to DeQueen in the 7-4A District Tournament Finals on Saturday by a score of 26-33. Mena will play in the 4A Regional Tournament in Crossett on Thursday 2/27 at 4pm. GO LADYCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena High School students visited the UA Fort Smith campus International Students Open House today.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats will play DeQueen in the 7-4A District Tournament Finals on Saturday in Malvern. If Mena wins they will play in the 4A Regional Tournament in Crossett on Wednesday 2/26 at 7pm. If not Mena will play on Thursday 2/27 at 4pm. GO LADYCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Benefit Game at Mount Ida will NOT be played Monday 2-24 due to weather and field conditions. The current plan is to play the game on Tuesday 2-25. Hopefully we will get good enough weather to get the game in. http://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics…
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The James K. Polk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution named Mena High School senior FAITH CHANEY their 2020 Good Citizen during a meeting at the Polk County Library Thursday night.. Regent Cortez Copher also announced that Chaney had claimed first place in Arkansas & will be honored at the DAR State Conference on Saturday, March 21st.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats have advanced to the 7-4A District Tournament Championship Game with a 48-46 win over Nashville Thursday.. The girls will play the winner of the DeQueen/Bauxite game in the finals on Saturday at 6pm in Malvern,, GO LADYCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
There will be a spring football parent meeting at 6:00pm on Tuesday, February 25, at the Mena High School Performing Arts Center. This meeting is for all guardians of incoming 7th grade through high school athletes. The summer schedule will be handed out and discussed.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA Conducted their Greenhand Ceremony for all 1st year FFA Members Thursday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Senior MARC WILSON! Marc signed his to play football at Henderson State University as a preferred walk on. GO BEARCATS! https://hsusports.com/sports/football
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Thursday, February 20, 2020 Club Activities Thursday, Feb. 20, during Enrichment, FFA Greenhand Day for all 1st year FFA Members and all FFA members in the Ag Building. Thursday, Feb. 20, Jr .High Quiz bowl practice at middle school campus during Enrichment or ACHIEVE Thursday, Feb. 20, Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice at Holly Harshman campus Friday, Feb. 21 Sr. High Quiz Bowl DeQueen Invitational Tournament Sports Activities The Mena Ladycats will be playing in the second round of the district tournament in Malvern this evening. Career Center Machine Tool program at the college will not meet today, Thursday, February 20th Bearcat Senior Marc Wilson will be signing his letter of intent this morning at 11:00 to play college football at Henderson State University. The signing ceremony will be held in the Union Bank Center. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. Library Lunch Closings this week: To all Seniors: please complete the Who’s Who Ballot that is in the Class of 2020 Google Classroom this week. We had less than 50% of the Senior Class complete the ballot the first time, so the yearbook staff has a revised Who’s Who Ballot that all Seniors need to complete by the end of the day Friday. The results will be part of the 2020 MHS Yearbook. Also, Seniors, please complete the Mr. and Ms. Bearcat ballot on Google Classroom by Monday. These results will also be part of the 2020 MHS Yearbook. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is this Friday, February 21. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, see Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Thursday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena track athletes go in some laps in preparation for the upcoming season which begins on March 3rd @ Boonevile! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=20093
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Ladycats will play Nashville in the 7-4A District Basketball Tournament on Thursday at 4:00pm in Malvern. By advancing to the semi-finals Mena has also secured a spot in next week's 4A South Regional Tournament at Crossett.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Club Activities Wednesday, Feb. 19, Josten’s will be here with Sr. Rings. They will set up in Counseling Center. Wednesday Feb. 19, Sci-Fi Club meeting in the Art Room Thursday, Feb. 20, during Enrichment, FFA Greenhand Day for all 1st year FFA Members and all FFA members in the Ag Building. Thursday, Feb. 20, Jr .High Quiz bowl practice at middle school campus during Enrichment or ACHIEVE Thursday, Feb. 20, Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice at Holly Harshman campus Friday, Feb. 21 Sr. High Quiz Bowl DeQueen Invitational Tournament Sports Activities Students: If you are coming in late to 1st period, you must go to the office and sign in, teachers, please send them to the office to sign in if they don’t have an admit slip (either white or blue). Also if you are coming in at the end of 1st period, you will still receive an unexcused tardy. Also, this does not just pertain to 1st and 2nd period, you will only get an excused tardy if you have a doctor’s note. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. Library Lunch Closings this week: To all Seniors: please complete the Who’s Who Ballot that is in the Class of 2020 Google Classroom this week. We had less than 50% of the Senior Class complete the ballot the first time, so the yearbook staff has a revised Who’s Who Ballot that all Seniors need to complete by the end of the day Friday. The results will be part of the 2020 MHS Yearbook. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is this Friday, February 21. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, see Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway. There is a mandatory meeting for all who are trying out for cheer during Enrichment today. If you are planning on trying out for the 2020-2021 Cheer squad, you must attend the meeting or speak with Coach Hughes in advance if you are not able to attend.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Assistant Superintendent Paulette Sherrer presented the Mena School Board with a proposed school calendar for the next two years that had the approval of 92% of the staff. The board Unanimously approved that calendar for 20/21 and 21/22.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board conducted their February meeting Tuesday night at the administration building. Superintendent Benny Weston began the meeting by thanking the board for allowing him to attend the AASA National Conference in San Diego CA recently. Weston represented the state as the Arkansas Superintendent of the Year & described it as a once in a lifetime experience. Assistant Superintendent Paulette Sherrer them presented the board with a proposed school calendar for the next two years that had the approval of 92% of the staff. The board Unanimously approved that calendar for 20/21 and 21/22. Maintenance Supervisor, Danny Minton, addressed the board on facilities. Repairs continue on various systems that were damaged by a lightning strike at the baseball field. Including the removal of the damaged light pole. Delivery of Other material for the baseball facility has been postponed due to wet weather. Also the recent heavy rains have exposed a few leaks at Louise Durham Elementary & they are being dealt with. At this point in the meeting there was discussion about limiting the number of foreign exchange students. No action was taken & it was decided that it would be left to the administrations discretion. The board accepted the resignation of Molly Lindsey & Freda Moore. They also unanimously approved extending all administrative contracts before adjourning.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Ladycats defeated Hope 51-44 Tuesday in the 7-4A District Basketball Tournament at Malvern.. Mena will advance to play Nashville at 4pm Thursday. Go Ladycats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Basscats competed in the Trader Bills High School Tournament on Lake Greeson on Sunday. Burger and Head took 4th place while Johnston and Cannon took 7th place in the High School Division. The Basscats will be back in action on Lake Greeson on Saturday in the Arkansas Youth Fishing Federation Tournament. Thank you to all of our sponsors! Mena Basscats Pictured-Trent Head, Jarret Burger, Austin Rose, Evan Graves, Braxton Page, Colton Quebedeaux Not pictured - Austin Johnston & Cason Cannon
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA will have their annual Greenhand Ceremony On Thursday, Feb. 20, during Enrichment. This is for all 1st year FFA Members & will take place in the Ag Building. On Friday, Feb. 21, the Mena FFA will host their annual teacher appreciation breakfast before school.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Club Activities Tuesday, Feb. 18, Sophomore ETS in Room 209 PLEASE BRING YOUR CHROMEBOOKS Wednesday Feb. 19, Sci-Fi Club meeting in the Art Room Thursday, Feb. 20, during Enrichment, FFA Greenhand Day for all 1st year FFA Members and all FFA members in the Ag Building. Thursday, Feb. 20, Jr .High Quiz bowl practice at middle school campus during Enrichment or ACHIEVE Thursday, Feb. 20, Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice at Holly Harshman campus Friday, Feb. 21 Sr. High Quiz Bowl DeQueen Invitational Tournament Sports Activities Students: If you are coming in late to 1st period, you must go to the office and sign in, teachers, please send them to the office to sign in if they don’t have an admit slip (either white or blue). Also if you are coming in at the end of 1st period, you will still receive an unexcused tardy. Also, this does not just pertain to 1st and 2nd period, you will only get an excused tardy if you have a doctor’s note. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. Library Lunch Closings this week: JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. If you did not order your 2020 Yearbook yet, see Mr. Philpot in room 205 for more information. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway. There is a mandatory meeting for all who are trying out for cheer during Enrichment on Wednesday. If you are planning on trying out for the 2020-2021 Cheer squad, you must attend the meeting or speak with Coach Hughes in advance if you are not able to attend.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcats basketball season came to an end Monday with a 40-43 loss to DeQueen in the 7-4A District Tournament. The Ladycats will open tournament play Tuesday at 4pm when they play Hope. Games are being played at Malvern.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Monday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Sr. High District Basketball Tournament will be played at Malvern this week. The Bearcats first game is Monday & the Ladycats first game is Tuesday. See the complete bracket below..GO BEARCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Ladycats & Bearcats played their final conference games at Arkadelphia Friday night. The girls won their game 47-33 & the boys lost by a score of 43-56. Both Mena teams will play in the 7-4A District Tournament at Malvern next week.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena Superintendent Benny Weston is representing Arkansas in San Diego at the National AASA Conference.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. Ladycats are champions of the 7-4A Jr. District Tournament. The girls defeated Nashville by a score of 26-22 in the finals Friday night. Go Ladycats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Thursday, February 13, 2020 Club Activities Thursday, 2-13 Jr. High Quiz Bowl practice at middle school campus during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-13 Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice after school in Mrs. Moore’s room Friday, Feb. 21 Sr. High Quiz Bowl DeQueen Invitational Tournament Sports Activities Friday, 2-14, BB @ Arkadelphia 4:30 Monday - Saturday, 2-10/15 District Junior Tournament Students: If you are coming in late to 1st period, you must go to the office and sign in, teachers, please send them to the office to sign in if they don’t have an admit slip (either white or blue). Also if you are coming in at the end of 1st period, you will still receive an unexcused tardy. Also, this does not just pertain to 1st and 2nd period, you will only get an excused tardy if you have a doctor’s note. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. FFA Members who are participating in the Colt’s Classic CDE Contests on Friday, February 14, will be leaving the Ag Building @ 6:30 a.m. This will involve the following teams: Nursery & Landscape, Electricity, Ag Mechanics, Vet. Science and Forestry. Please bring money for breakfast and lunch. Library Lunch Closings this week: JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. The yearbook staff has extended sales of the 2020 MHS Yearbook for a limited time. You can still order a non-personalized 2020 yearbook for $60, but the final day to order will be by the end of the school day today. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 to order with cash or check. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for this morning at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Parking Lot. There will also be a Unified Champion Schools Assembly in the PAC, which students will be dismissed from class to attend at 10:30 this morning. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway. There will be no school tomorrow, February 14, and Monday, February 17, will be CAPS conferences scheduling day. Valentine Deliveries will be in room 316 by the bus loading zone door. Students may pick up deliveries at the end of the day or upon check-out. Lists will be posted outside 316 and the office, your name will be highlighted if you have a delivery. The list will also be in google docs, the document has been shared via email.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. Ladycats will play Nashville in the district tournament championship game tonight at 6pm in Nashville.. GO LADYCATS!!!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. Bearcat’s basketball season came to an end Wednesday night. The boys lost to Arkadelphia by a score of 33-38 in the 7-4A District Tournament in Nashville. The Jr. Ladycats won their game over Bauxite 27-20. The girls advance & will play Nashville on Thursday at 6pm. Go Ladycats!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Theatre Department is performing "The Ten Best Worst Things About High School" for 8th grade english classes today..The public performance will be at 5:30 pm today in the MHS Performing Arts Center.. Everyone is welcome & admission is free.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Club Activities Wednesday, 2-12 Robotics Thursday, 2-13 Jr. High Quiz Bowl practice at middle school campus during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-13 Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice after school in Mrs. Moore’s room Friday, Feb. 21 Sr. High Quiz Bowl DeQueen Invitational Tournament Sports Activities Friday, 2-14, BB @ Arkadelphia 4:30 Monday - Saturday, 2-10/15 District Junior Tournament Students: If you are coming in late to 1st period, you must go to the office and sign in, teachers, please send them to the office to sign in if they don’t have an admit slip (either white or blue). Also if you are coming in at the end of 1st period, you will still receive an unexcused tardy. Also, this does not just pertain to 1st and 2nd period, you will only get an excused tardy if you have a doctor’s note. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. FFA Members who are participating in the Colt’s Classic CDE Contests on Friday, February 14, will be leaving the Ag Building @ 6:30 a.m. This will involve the following teams: Nursery & Landscape, Electricity, Ag Mechanics, Vet. Science and Forestry. Please bring money for breakfast and lunch. Library Lunch Closings this week: JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. The yearbook staff has extended sales of the 2020 MHS Yearbook for a limited time. You can still order a non-personalized 2020 yearbook for $60, but the final day to order will be next Thursday, February 13. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 to order with cash or check. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for this Thursday, February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Wednesday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Sr. Ladycats & Bearcats played conference games at Nashville Tuesday.. The girls won their game 54-47... The boys lost by a score of 27-58...Mena will play at Arkadelphia Friday 2/14.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative, along with the state’s 16 other electric cooperatives, will provide an all-expense-paid trip to the nation’s capital for a selected group of high school juniors from Arkansas. To apply as a delegate from Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative, please fill out the application & return with essay to Rich Mountain Electric.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Attention Mena Florist!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High Ladycats & Bearcats will play in the 7-4A District Tournament on Wednesday at Nashville. The girls play Bauxite at 6:30pm & the boys face Arkadelphia at 5:15pm. GO BEARCATS!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Bearcat Announcements Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Lunch Menu: Tuesday, 2-11, Chili, Bacon Burger, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 2-12, Walking Tacos, Hamburger, Hot Dog, Thursday, 2-13, Lasagna, Pizza Burger, Chicken Tenders Tuesday, 2-18, Beef Enchiladas, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday 2-19, Chicken Potato Bowl, Double Burger Thursday, 2-20, General Tso’s Beef, hamburger, MTO Deli Friday, 2-21, Crispitos w/Cheese, Corn Dog, Pizza Burger Monday, 2-24, Salisburger, Corn Dog, Backyard Burger Tuesday, 2-25, Popcorn Chicken Bowl, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday, 2-26, Chicken Alfredo, Hamburger, Hot Dog Thursday, 2-27, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Rib Patty Sand Friday, 2-28, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Mini Corn Dogs, MTO Baked Potato Club Activities Wednesday, 2-12 Robotics Thursday, 2-13 Jr. High Quiz Bowl practice at middle school campus during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-13 Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice after school in Mrs. Moore’s room Friday, Feb. 21 Sr. High Quiz Bowl DeQueen Invitational Tournament Sports Activities Tuesday, 2-11 BB @ Nashville 4:30 p.m. Friday, 2-14, BB @ Arkadelphia 4:30 Monday - Saturday, 2-10/15 District Junior Tournament Students: If you are coming in late to 1st period, you must go to the office and sign in, teachers, please send them to the office to sign in if they don’t have an admit slip (either white or blue). Also if you are coming in at the end of 1st period, you will still receive an unexcused tardy. Also, this does not just pertain to 1st and 2nd period, you will only get an excused tardy if you have a doctor’s note. HUB Program Applications are available in Mrs. Buckley's office. If you are interested in the HUB program for 2020-2021, you are welcome to pick up an application in the office. FFA Members who are participating in the Colt’s Classic CDE Contests on Friday, February 14, will be leaving the Ag Building @ 6:30 a.m. This will involve the following teams: Nursery & Landscape, Electricity, Ag Mechanics, Vet. Science and Forestry. Library Lunch Closings this week: JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. The yearbook staff has extended sales of the 2020 MHS Yearbook for a limited time. You can still order a non-personalized 2020 yearbook for $60, but the final day to order will be next Thursday, February 13. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 to order with cash or check. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for this Thursday, February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday!
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Monday, February 10, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday, 2-10, Beef Fingers, Cheeseburger, Rib Patty Sandwich Tuesday, 2-11, Chili, Bacon Burger, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 2-12, Walking Tacos, Hamburger, Hot Dog, Thursday, 2-13, Lasagna, Pizza Burger, Chicken Tenders Tuesday, 2-18, Beef Enchiladas, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday 2-19, Chicken Potato Bowl, Double Burger Thursday, 2-20, General Tso’s Beef, hamburger, MTO Deli Friday, 2-21, Crispitos w/Cheese, Corn Dog, Pizza Burger Monday, 2-24, Salisburger, Corn Dog, Backyard Burger Tuesday, 2-25, Popcorn Chicken Bowl, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday, 2-26, Chicken Alfredo, Hamburger, Hot Dog Thursday, 2-27, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Rib Patty Sand Friday, 2-28, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Mini Corn Dogs, MTO Baked Potato Club Activities Wednesday, 2-12 Robotics Thursday, 2-13 FCA Sports Activities Tuesday, 2-11 BB @ Nashville 4:30 p.m. Friday, 2-14, BB @ Arkadelphia 4:30 Monday - Saturday, 2-10/15 District Junior Tournament Students: If you are coming in late to 1st period, you must go to office and sign in, teachers, please send them to the office to sign in if they don’t have an admit slip (either white or blue). Also if you are coming in at the end of 1st period, you will still receive an unexcused tardy. Also, this does not just pertain to 1st and 2nd period, you will only get an excused tardy if you have a doctor’s note. FFA Members who are participating in the Colt’s Classic CDE Contests on Friday, February 14, will be leaving the Ag Building @ 6:30 a.m. This will involve the following teams: Nursery & Landscape, Electricity, Ag Mechanics and Forestry. Library Lunch Closings this week: JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. The yearbook staff has extended sales of the 2020 MHS Yearbook for a limited time. You can still order a non-personalized 2020 yearbook for $60, but the final day to order will be next Thursday, February 13. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 to order with cash or check. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for this Thursday, February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc.,please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway.
7 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
26 Mena FFA members attended the Arkansas FFA winter leadership conference at Camp Couchdale in Hot Springs this weekend. This conference involved leadership skill development which these students can use in their FFA chapter.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Former Bearcat Breaks Another Record At UCA !!!! https://ucasports.com/…/womens-track-and-field-jewell-crine…
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena teams played their final home game of season at the Union Bank Center Friday night... The Ladycats won their game by a score of 41-37 & the Bearcats lost 27-40. Mena will play at Nashville on Tuesday 2/11.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 7-4A District Tournament will be played next week in Nashville. The Mena Ladycats & Bearcats received a first round bye & both will open play on Wednesday 2/12. Check the brackets below... GO BEARCATS!!!!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, February 6, 2020 Lunch Menu: Thursday, 2-6, Sweet & Sour Chicken, MTO Deli, Chicken Tenders Friday, 2-7, Burrito with Cheese, MTO Baked Potato, MTO Deli Monday, 2-10, Beef Fingers, Cheeseburger, Rib Patty Sandwich Tuesday, 2-11, Chili, Bacon Burger, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 2-12, Walking Tacos, Hamburger, Hot Dog, Thursday, 2-13, Lasagna, Pizza Burger, Chicken Tenders Tuesday, 2-18, Beef Enchiladas, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday 2-19, Chicken Potato Bowl, Double Burger Thursday, 2-20, General Tso’s Beef, hamburger, MTO Deli Friday, 2-21, Crispitos w/Cheese, Corn Dog, Pizza Burger Monday, 2-24, Salisburger, Corn Dog, Backyard Burger Tuesday, 2-25, Popcorn Chicken Bowl, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday, 2-26, Chicken Alfredo, Hamburger, Hot Dog Thursday, 2-27, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Rib Patty Sand Friday, 2-28, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Mini Corn Dogs, MTO Baked Potato Club Activities Thursday, 2-6, NEHS Meeting Thursday, 2-6 Jr. High Quiz Bowl team meets at middle school during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-6 Sr. High Quiz Bowl team meets after school in Mrs. Moore’s room. Please let Mrs. Moore know if you cannot attend. Friday, 2-7, FCS/FCA Meeting Sports Activities Thursday, 2-6, Junior High Basketball @ Bauxite 4:00 Friday, 2-7, Senior High Basketball Home vs. Bauxite 5:30 Senior Night All FFA Members who are attending Winter Leadership Conference need to be at Ag Building with your luggage at 1:00 p.m. Friday. Bus will be leaving at 1:30 p.m. Alissa Faught will be doing a yearbook again for Vivie. Any teachers or students who want to put a message to Vivie can email it to Alissa or bring a handwritten note to Ms. Alissa in Room 310. Library Lunch Closings this week: There will be a JAG Group photo today during Enrichment for the yearbook. There will also be a Student Council group photo at 11:00 today for the yearbook. Seniors, be sure to vote for Who’s Who by this tomorrow. The ballot is available on the Class of 2020 Enrichment Google Classroom page. Results will be collected Friday afternoon, with results being in the 2020 MHS Yearbook. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. The yearbook staff has extended sales of the 2020 MHS Yearbook for a limited time. You can still order a non-personalized 2020 yearbook for $60, but the final day to order will be next Thursday, February 13. See Mr. Philpot in room 205 to order with cash or check. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc.,please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see them in the hallway.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Friday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High played at Bauxite Thursday night. The 7th grade girls won by a score of 15-13... The JV Jr. Ladycats won 26-7 & The Varsity Jr. Ladycats lost 22-25. The Jr. Bearcat JV won 30-17 and they boys varsity won 54-44. The district tournament will be played next week & we will post the bracket when it becomes available.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Theatre Department performed Macdaddy (funny short Macbeth) for 10th grade English classes today.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Sr. Night is this Friday 2/7 at the Union Bank Center! The Seniors will be recognized at 5:30 before the girls game. After the senior night ceremony we will warm up, and play the Varsity girls then Varsity boys. Should start about 6:00 p.m
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Thursday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Senior Zane Stephens. Zane will be playing football at Ouachita Baptist University & signed his letter of intent this morning in the Union Bank Center surrounded by family, friends, teammates & coaches. GO BEARCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Lunch Menu: Wednesday, 2-5, Cheese Ravioli, MTO Boneless Wings, MTO Deli Thursday, 2-6, Sweet & Sour Chicken, MTO Deli, Chicken Tenders Friday, 2-7, Burrito with Cheese, MTO Baked Potato, MTO Deli Monday, 2-10, Beef Fingers, Cheeseburger, Rib Patty Sandwich Tuesday, 2-11, Chili, Bacon Burger, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 2-12, Walking Tacos, Hamburger, Hot Dog, Thursday, 2-13, Lasagna, Pizza Burger, Chicken Tenders Tuesday, 2-18, Beef Enchiladas, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday 2-19, Chicken Potato Bowl, Double Burger Thursday, 2-20, General Tso’s Beef, hamburger, MTO Deli Friday, 2-21, Crispitos w/Cheese, Corn Dog, Pizza Burger Monday, 2-24, Salisburger, Corn Dog, Backyard Burger Tuesday, 2-25, Popcorn Chicken Bowl, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday, 2-26, Chicken Alfredo, Hamburger, Hot Dog Thursday, 2-27, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Rib Patty Sand Friday, 2-28, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Mini Corn Dogs, MTO Baked Potato Club Activities Wed., 2-5, Sci-Fi Meeting Thursday, 2-6, NEHS Meeting Thursday, 2-6 Jr. High Quiz Bowl team meets at middle school during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-6 Sr. High Quiz Bowl team meets after school in Mrs. Moore’s room. Please let Mrs. Moore know if you cannot attend. Friday, 2-7, FCA Meeting Sports Activities Thursday, 2-6, Junior High Basketball @ Bauxite 4:00 Friday, 2-7, Senior High Basketball Home vs. Bauxite 5:30 Senior Night All FFA Members who are attending Winter Leadership Conference need to be at Ag Building with your luggage at 1:00 p.m. Friday. Bus will be leaving at 1:30 p.m. Library Lunch Closings this week: Parent Teacher Conferences will be held after school today from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will be a JAG Group photo tomorrow during Enrichment for the yearbook. There will also be a Student Council group photo at 11:00 tomorrow for the yearbook. Seniors, be sure to vote for Who’s Who by this Friday. The ballot is available on the Class of 2020 Enrichment Google Classroom page. Results will be collected Friday afternoon, with results being in the 2020 MHS Yearbook. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc.,please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. The Independent Living Class will have Hot Chocolate, Cappuccinos and Coffees for sale daily before school starts for $1.00 each. Stop by and see us in the hallway.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Sr. Night is this Friday 2/7 at the Union Bank Center! The Seniors will be recognized at 5:30 before the girls game. After the senior night ceremony we will warm up, and play the Varsity girls then Varsity boys. Should start about 6:00 p.m
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats led at the half but could not hold on as they lost to DeQueen 39-44 Tuesday at the Union Bank Center. The Bearcats also lost by a score of 38-58. This Friday night Mena will host Bauxite at the UBC. The Senior Night Ceremony will begin at 5:30pm...
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
This is the last week to sign up for Jr. High & Sr. High cheer tryouts. The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Lunch Menu: Tuesday, 2-4, Salisbury Steak, Cheeseburger, Chicken Tenders, Wednesday, 2-5, Cheese Ravioli, MTO Boneless Wings, MTO Deli Thursday, 2-6, Sweet & Sour Chicken, MTO Deli, Chicken Tenders Friday, 2-7, Burrito with Cheese, MTO Baked Potato, MTO Deli Monday, 2-10, Beef Fingers, Cheeseburger, Rib Patty Sandwich Tuesday, 2-11, Chili, Bacon Burger, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 2-12, Walking Tacos, Hamburger, Hot Dog, Thursday, 2-13, Lasagna, Pizza Burger, Chicken Tenders Tuesday, 2-18, Beef Enchiladas, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday 2-19, Chicken Potato Bowl, Double Burger Thursday, 2-20, General Tso’s Beef, hamburger, MTO Deli Friday, 2-21, Crispitos w/Cheese, Corn Dog, Pizza Burger Monday, 2-24, Salisburger, Corn Dog, Backyard Burger Tuesday, 2-25, Popcorn Chicken Bowl, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday, 2-26, Chicken Alfredo, Hamburger, Hot Dog Thursday, 2-27, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Rib Patty Sand Friday, 2-28, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Mini Corn Dogs, MTO Baked Potato Club Activities Tuesday, 2-4, 10th grade ETS Wed., 2-5, Sci-Fi Meeting Thursday, 2-6, NEHS Meeting Thursday, 2-6 Jr. High Quiz Bowl team meets at middle school during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-6 Sr. High Quiz Bowl team meets after school in Mrs. Moore’s room. Please let Mrs. Moore know if you cannot attend. Friday, 2-7, FCA Meeting Sports Activities Tuesday, Senior High Basketball Home vs. De Queen 5:00 Thursday, 2-6, Basketball @ Bauxite 4:00 Library Lunch Closings this week: Parent Teacher Conferences will be held this Wednesday, February 5, after school from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc.,please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
2020 Mena Boys & Girls Track Schedule!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Heavener soccer game originally scheduled for March 12th has been rescheduled to March 13th. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=24458
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Sr. Night is this Friday 2/7 at the Union Bank Center! The Seniors will be recognized at 5:30 before the girls game. After the senior night ceremony we will warm up, and play the Varsity girls then Varsity boys. Should start about 6:00 p.m
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday! Schedule change! Games start at 5pm !
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High Basketball teams flew past DeQueen Monday night in the final home games of the season ay Jim Rackley Gymnasium.... The Mena JV Girls won by a score of 18-6. The JV Boys won 18-14, the Junior Ladycats won 33-18 & the Jr. Bearcats beat DeQueen 44-32... GO BEARCATS!!! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena basketball will host DeQueen on Tuesday 2/4/20. JV Girls start at 5:00 p.m. then JV boys. Each team will play 1/2 with a running clock. Followed by the Varsity Girls & Boys. Games were originally scheduled for 4:30pm.. http://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Parent Teacher Conferences at Mena Middle School & Mena High School will be held this Wednesday, February 5, after school from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Monday, February 3, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday, 2-3, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Hamburger, Steak Sandwich Tuesday, 2-4, Salisbury Steak, Cheeseburger, Chicken Tenders, Wednesday, 2-5, Cheese Ravioli, MTO Boness Wings, MTO Deli Thursday, 2-6, Sweet & Sour Chicken, MTO Deli, Chicken Tenders Friday, 2-7, Burrito with Cheese, MTO Baked Potato, MTO Deli Monday, 2-10, Beef Fingers, Cheeseburger, Rib Patty Sandwich Tuesday, 2-11, Chili, Bacon Burger, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 2-12, Walking Tacos, Hambuger, Hot Dog, Thursday, 2-13, Lasagna, Pizza Burger, Chicken Tenders Tuesday, 2-18, Beef Enchiladas, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday 2-19, Chicken Potato Bowl, Double Burger Thursday, 2-20, General Tso’s Beef, hamburger, MTO Deli Friday, 2-21, Crispitos w/Cheese, Corn Dog, Pizza Burger Monday, 2-24, Salisburger, Corn Dog, Backyard Burger Tuesday, 2-25, Popcorn Chicken Bowl, MTO Tortilla Line Wednesday, 2-26, Chicken Alfredo, Hamburger, Hot Dog Thursday, 2-27, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Rib Patty Sand Friday, 2-28, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Mini Corn Dogs, MTO Baked Potato Club Activities Monday, February 3, 10th Grade Meeting in the PAC during Enrichment Tuesday, 2-4, 10th grade ETS Wed., 2-5, Sci-Fi Meeting Thursday, 2-6, NEHS Meeting Thursday, 2-6 Jr. High Quiz Bowl team meets at middle school during ACHIEVE Thursday, 2-6 Sr. High Quiz Bowl team meets after school in Mrs. Moore’s room. Please let Mrs. Moore know if you cannot attend. Friday, 2-7, FCA Meeting Sports Activities Monday, 2-3, Junior High Basketball at home vs. DeQueen 4:30 Thursday, 2-6, Basketball @ Bauxite 4:00 Library Lunch Closings this week: Parent Teacher Conferences will be held this Wednesday, February 5, after school from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. JAG Work Applications (upcoming juniors and seniors) are available for next year's JAG Work class. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Purvis (room 403), counseling center, or online at karenpurvis.wixsite.com/mhsjag. Return applications to Mrs. Purvis or Mrs. Thacker or Enrichment teacher. Priority deadline is February 21, 2020. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc.,please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Monday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thank you Mena Mayor, Seth Smith for the signing of a proclamation for Feb. 3-7,2020 as National School Counseling Week. The Mena School Counselors were recognized at the HHE Bearcat Eyes Are Watching Pep Assembly on Friday, Jan. 31st. for the extraordinary difference they make in our schools
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 20 members of the Mena Ladycat Basketball Team earned a composite grade point average of 3.47 for the fall semester... GO LADYCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Our district AMI Assignment Completion Day percentage was 98.55%. Our required goal was 90% completion. Since our district learners exceeded the required percentage, we will be able to use our AMI Day 1 as a school day. Our last day of school is still Friday, May 22nd. Thank you to students, parents, teachers, and administration for your successful use of our 1st AMI Day.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
MHS February menu!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Bearcats knocked off DeQueen Thursday night by a score of 43-41. It was the fifth win of the season & the second conference victory for the Sr. Boys, The Ladycats lost their matchup with DeQueen by a final score of 28-42. The Sr. Girls fall to 10-11 / 5-3. Mena will host DeQueen on Tuesday 2/4 at the Union Bank Center. GO BEARCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, January 30, 2020 Lunch Menu: Thursday, 1-30, Mini Corn Dogs, Meatball Sub, Friday, 1-24, Crispitos with Cheese, Corn Dog Club Activities Thursday, 1-30, FFA Meeting with students attending Leadership Conference in Ag Building Sports Activities Thursday, 1-30, Senior High Basketball at De Queen, 5:00 Jr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: (9th and 8th) Thursday, Jan. 30 Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: This week, January 27-31, is Mena High School Kindness Week, which is part of the 2020 Great Kindness Challenge. Remember that every act of kindness creates a ripple effect that has no measured end. See how many ways you can display kindness this week. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever a waste of time. This is the final week to order your personalized 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook with your name on it will be tomorrow, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Applications to be on the 2020-21 Yearbook staff are now available in Mr. Philpot’s room. If you’d like to be considered for next year’s yearbook staff, please fill out an application and return it to Mr. Philpot’s room by today, January 30. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held this Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc., please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Thursday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Cheerleaders earned a composite grade point average of 3.77 for the fall semester... GO BEARCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Lunch Menu: Wednesday, 1-29, Chili, Bacon Burger, Hot Dog Thursday, 1-30, Mini Corn Dogs, Meatball Sub, Friday, 1-24, Crispitos with Cheese, Corn Dog Club Activities Wednesday, 1-29 Sci-Fi Club Meeting in the Art Room Thursday, 1-30, FFA Meeting with students attending Leadership Conference in Ag Building Sports Activities Thursday, 1-30, Senior High Basketball at De Queen, 5:00 Jr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: (9th and 8th) Thursday, Jan. 30 Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: This week, January 27-31, is Mena High School Kindness Week, which is part of the 2020 Great Kindness Challenge. Do kind things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are. See how many ways you can display kindness this week. Positivity is contagious. This is the final week to order your personalized 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook with your name on it will be this Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Applications to be on the 2020-21 Yearbook staff are now available in Mr. Philpot’s room. If you’d like to be considered for next year’s yearbook staff, please fill out an application and return it to Mr. Philpot’s room by tomorrow, January 30. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held this Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc., please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Spotlight Singers have earned a combined 3.85 grade point average. GO BEARCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Sr. High Hosted Malvern at the Union Bank Center Tuesday. The JV Ladycats defeated Malvern 15-4. The JV Bearcats lost 16-20. The Varsity Ladycats improved to 5-2 in conference play with a 52-36 victory & the Varsity Bearcats lost by a score of 49-52...Mena will play next on Thursday 1/30 at DeQueen.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
*** SCHEDULE CHANGE *** A game has been added to the Mena Baseball Schedule. The Bearcats will play at Hot Springs on Tuesday March 17th. https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics?filter=24460
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The 24 members of the Mena High School Volleyball Team completed the first semester with a composite GPA of 3.57. GO LADYCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 MHS Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Lunch Menu: Tuesday, 1-28, Chicken Parmesan, Rib Patty Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 1-29, Chili, Bacon Burger, Hot Dog Thursday, 1-30, Mini Corn Dogs, Meatball Sub, Friday, 1-24, Crispitos with Cheese, Corn Dog Activities All juniors need to attend the Junior meeting during enrichment today in the PAC. Tuesday, 1-28, Senior High Basketball at home vs. Malvern, 4:30 Wednesday, 1-29 Sci-Fi Club Meeting in the Art Room Thursday, 1-30, FFA Meeting with students attending Leadership Conference in Ag Building. Jr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: (9th and 8th) Thursday, Jan. 30 Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: This week, January 27-31, is Mena High School Kindness Week, which is part of the 2020 Great Kindness Challenge. Wherever there are people, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference. See how many ways you can display kindness this week. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. This is the final week to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be this Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Applications to be on the 2020-21 Yearbook staff are now available in Mr. Philpot’s room. If you’d like to be considered for next year’s yearbook staff, please fill out an application and return it to Mr. Philpot’s room by this Thursday, January 30. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held this Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc., please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School District is working with the Division of Elementary & Secondary Education to implement a framework developed by Marzano Research called High Reliability Schools. As part of this process we are collecting feedback from parents, staff, and administrators through an online survey administered by the Hanover Research firm. Survey responses will be anonymous and data will only be reported as a group. Surveys are available starting Tuesday, January 28th and closing Friday, February 14th. You will see two questions in this survey that ask whether you are a European Union citizen or are currently located in the European Union (EU). Hanover Research is required to ask these questions to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, a new EU policy that gives citizens and others traveling in the EU greater control over their personal data. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. To begin, please click the following link: https://bit.ly/2TPnfjN We appreciate your participation and thank you for your time. Paulette Sherrer, ED.S Assistant Superintendent
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congrats to Gracie Lyle and David Grenier! Gracie is a Junior and plays Guard and Forward for the LadyCats. She is the daughter of Brad and Linda Lyle. In December, she averaged 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals per game. Gracie also plays on the Volleyball and Track team and plans to attend UA RICH MTN upon graduation Way to go Gracie! .#goladycats #gobucks David is a senior guard for the Bearcats and is the son of Rodney and Heather Grenier. In December, David averaged 17.5 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, and 3 assists per game. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing basketball. Upon graduation David plans to attend the UofA at Fayetteville and major in Finance. Way to go David! #gobearcats
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Monday, January 27, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday, 1-27, Breaded Drumstick, Double Cheeseburger, Steak Sandwich, Chicken Sandwich Tuesday, 1-28, Chicken Parmesan, Rib Patty Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Tenders Wednesday, 1-29, Chili, Bacon Burger, Hot Dog Thursday, 1-30, Mini Corn Dogs, Meatball Sub, Friday, 1-24, Crispitos with Cheese, Corn Dog Activities Monday, 1-27, Jr. High BB at Malvern Tuesday, 1-28, Malvern, 4:30 Wednesday, 1-29 Sci-Fi Club Meeting Thursday, 1-30, FFA Meeting with students attending Leadership Conference in Ag Building. Sr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: Monday, Jan. 27 Jr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: (9th and 8th) Thursday, Jan. 30 Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: This week, January 27-31, is Mena High School Kindness Week, which is part of the 2020 Great Kindness Challenge. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. See how many ways you can display kindness this week. You can make a positive impact on the lives around you by simply be kind. This is the final week to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be this Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Applications to be on the 2020-21 Yearbook staff are now available in Mr. Philpot’s room. If you’d like to be considered for next year’s yearbook staff, please fill out an application and return it to Mr. Philpot’s room by this Thursday, January 30. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held this Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc., please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
This is the 31st annual Mena FFA Alumni Consignment Auction Accepting consignment deliveries starting Friday January 31st, 9 am - 5 pm or the day of the sale before 10 am. Sale starts 10 am on Saturday. Consign early by Contacting the following: Allen Stewart - 479-394-1731 Brian Erickison - 479-243-7512 Jimmy Martin - 479-216-2488 David Head - 479-234-3579 Steve Singleton - 479-243-5675 Kyle Todd - 479-234-3391 Landon Rowe - 479-234-2610 Dedrick Hale - 479-394-2997 Co-Sponsored By: Union Bank of Mena The Mena FFA Alumni reserves the right to refuse items for consignment
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Monday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena High School Basketball Teams won a pair of conference games at Hope Friday night. The Ladycats beat Hope by a score of 41-26 & the senior boys won by a score of 35-29. Mena will play Malvern on Tuesday 1/28 at the Union Bank Center.. The Ladycats are now 9-10 in the season & 4-2 in conference play. The Bearcats are 4-12 / 1-5....GO BEARCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Congratulations to Mena High School Senior PAIGE EVANS on being selected to the West All-Star Volleyball Team. The All-Star Game will be played on Friday, June 26th.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The UA Rich Mountain Invitational Electricity Career Development Event was held today at the Ouachita Center. The contest featuring ten competing schools was hosted by the Mena FFA & Aleshire Electric.The Mena FFA Electricity Team placed 2nd overall. Members of the team are: Travis Beck, Evan Graves, Trace Huff, & Kenley Ruskin.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Friday, January 24, 2020 Lunch Menu: Friday, 1-24, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Chicken Sandwich, MTO Baked Potato Activities Friday, 1-24 @ Hope, Sr. VG, Sr. VB Sr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: Monday, Jan. 27 Jr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: (9th and 8th) Thursday, Jan. 30 Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: Friday: Open both lunches Only two weeks remain to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Applications to be on the 2020-21 Yearbook staff are now available in Mr. Philpot’s room. If you’d like to be considered for next year’s yearbook staff, please fill out an application and return it to Mr. Philpot’s room by next Thursday, January 30. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc., please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The UA Rich Mountain Electricity CDE Contest is being held in the Ouachita Center today. The contest featuring ten competing schools is being hosted by the Mena FFA & Aleshire Electric.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Friday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
HEADS UP!!! Mena Public Schools will be closed on Friday, February 14th. Classes will resume on Monday the 17th. We hope you enjoy the break.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, January 23, 2020 Lunch Menu: Thursday, 1-23, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, MTO Tortillo Line Friday, 1-24, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Chicken Sandwich, MTO Baked Potato Activities Wednesday, 1-22, Sci Fi Meeting Thursday, 1-23, JAG Meeting Friday, 1-24 @ Hope, Sr. VG, Sr. VB Thursday: 1-23 Jr. High Quiz Bowl practice during ACHIEVE at middle school campus Thursday after school: Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice in Mrs. Moore’s room at Holly. Please let Mrs. Moore if you are unable to attend. Sr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: Monday, Jan. 27 Jr. High Quiz Bowl: Mena Invitational: (9th and 8th) Thursday, Jan. 30 Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: Thursday: Lunch B is closed Friday: Open both lunches Only two weeks remain to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Applications to be on the 2020-21 Yearbook staff are now available in Mr. Philpot’s room. If you’d like to be considered for next year’s yearbook staff, please fill out an application and return it to Mr. Philpot’s room by next Thursday, January 30. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. Students interested in creating: Holograms, Game Design, Photography, Videography, Virtual Realty, Robotics, Solar Powered Cars, etc., please contact Mrs. Lunsford through email. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena MIddle School 8th graders arrive at Mena High school for an orientation today.The students will be familiarized with the campus & will hear about various programs in preparation for their move to MHS.next year.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
SCHEDULE CHANGE! The soccer game against Bauxite that was originally scheduled for March 30th has been rescheduled for April 7th! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Due to inclement weather, Mena Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, January 22nd. The district will use the 1st Alternative Method of Instruction (AMI) Day approved by the State. Please follow the AMI Day procedures for your child’s building and grade level. Students will have the opportunity to complete their assignments on the day missed or when school resumes. Attendance will be calculated by the successful completion of the assignments. If 90% or more of the students complete their required learning expectations for the AMI Day, the day will not have to be made up at the end of the year.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena School Board held their January meeting on Tuesday Night at the Administration Building . The board went into executive session immediately to discuss the renewal of Benny Weston's contract as Superintendent. When the executive session ended the board voted unanimously to add an additional year to Weston's contract. Danny Minton addressed the board on the HVAC Scheduled Maintenance Agreement. The board renewed the agreement for Mena High School, including the addition of the safe room systems, at a cost of $14,850.00. The board also approved the addition of an agreement for Louise Durham Elementary at a cost of $4,292.00. Minton also gave an update on the district facilities which included information on damage caused by a recent lightning strike. The strike took place on a light pole at the baseball field & not only caused damage there but also to phones, cameras, HVAC & more. A complete damage assessment is underway & may continue for some time before all damage is discovered. Attention then turned to the Mid Year Review in which Weston was pleased to report that the district had exhausted 47% of the budget for the year. Weston then updated each member of the board on the requirements of Act 589 the School Board Member Training Report in which all board members had met or exceeded the required number of hours. The Board moved on to the financial report which was approved. The Annual School Board Liability Insurance & General Liability Coverage premium was briefly discussed before the being approved at a cost of $8783.00. Finally there were a pair of personnel issues. The board accepted the resignation of Hope Cannon who is a para pro at MMS & also they also approved the move of bus driver Gwen Andrews from a "C" to a "B" route.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Ladycats picked up a big win 40-35 over Arkadelphia Tuesday at the Union Bank Center. The Bearcats were not as fortunate as they lost 40-47. The Sr. Teams play next on Friday at Hope.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High Girls & Boys defeated Arkadelphia Tuesday at the Union Bank Center.. The Ladycats won by a score of 41-24 & the Bearcats won by a score of 48-40. Both teams will be back in action on Monday 1/27/20 @ Malvern... GO BEARCATS!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Lunch Menu: Tuesday, 1-21,Popcorn Chicken Bowl, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortillo Line Wednesday, 1-22, Chicken Alfredo, Hot Dog, Hamburger Boneless Wings Thursday, 1-23, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, MTO Tortillo Line Friday, 1-24, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Chicken Sandwich, MTO Baked Potato Activities Tuesday, 1-21, Jr. JVG, Jr.JVB, Sr. VG, Sr. VB Starts at 4:00 Wednesday, 1-22, Sci Fi Meeting Thursday, 1-23, JAG Meeting Friday, 1-24 @ Hope, Sr. VG, Sr. VB Thursday after school: Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice in Mrs. Moore’s room at Holly. Please let Mrs. Moore if you are unable to attend. Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: Tuesday: Lunch A is closed Wednesday: Lunch B is closed Thursday: Lunch B is closed Friday: Open both lunches There will be a Prom Planning Committee Meeting Tuesday, January 21st during Enrichment in Ms.Hobson’s room for any juniors that would like to help with prom. Only two weeks remain to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Tuesday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The basketball games on Tuesday 1/21 will start at 4:00pm instead of 4:30pm which is on the schedule. Jr. High Girls & Boys as well as Sr. High Girls & Boys play Arkadelphia @ the Union Bank Center.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Monday, January 20, 2020 Lunch Menu: Monday, 1-20, Salisbury Steak, Chicken Patty Sandwich, Backyard Burger, Oriental Line Tuesday, 1-21,Popcorn Chicken Bowl, Steak Sandwich, MTO Tortillo Line Wednesday, 1-22, Chicken Alfredo, Hot Dog, Hamburger Boneless Wings Thursday, 1-23, Fish Sticks/Mac & Cheese, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, MTO Tortillo Line Friday, 1-24, Chicken Spaghetti, Hamburger, Chicken Sandwich, MTO Baked Potato Activities Tuesday, 1-21, Jr. JVG, Jr.JVB, Sr. VG, Sr. VB Starts at 4:00 Wednesday, 1-22, Sci Fi Meeting Thursday, 1-23, JAG Meeting Friday, 1-24 @ Hope, Sr. VG, Sr. VB Thursday after school: Sr. High Quiz Bowl practice in Mrs. Moore’s room at Holly. Please let Mrs. Moore if you are unable to attend. Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! Library Lunch Closings this week: Monday: Lunch A is closed Tuesday: Lunch A is closed Wednesday: Lunch B is closed Thursday: Lunch B is closed Friday: Open both lunches There will be a Prom Planning Committee Meeting Tuesday, January 21st during Enrichment in Ms.Hobson’s room for any juniors that would like to help with prom. Only two weeks remain to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
School Board Appreciation Month!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Austin McEntire and Annika Thompson performed in the Fourstates Honor Band this past Saturday at Texas High School in Texarkana. They were selected to perform with over 250 students from 48 schools on Saturday afternoon's concert.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Friday, January 17, 2020 Lunch Menu: Friday, 1-17, Crispitos with Cheese, Pizza Burger, Corn Dog, Chicken Sandwich Activities Friday, 1-17, Nashville 4:30 Sr. BB at Home Friday, 1-17, FCS Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer Students, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage left behind. Thanks for understanding! The Avenue used clothing store will be open today for anyone who would like to shop! There will be a Prom Planning Committee Meeting Tuesday, January 21st during Enrichment in Ms.Hobson’s room for any juniors that would like to help with prom. Any Jr./Sr. FFA Member interested in receiving State FFA Degree, needs to speak with Mr. Collins by the end of the day today. EAST students - Friday, today, at 10:50 am meet at the front doors to the High School entrance for group photo. Only two weeks remain to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be Friday, January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. Any students who still need to turn in their Cross Country uniforms, please take them to Coach Peters by the end of the day today. The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena FFA Alumni Auction will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Anyone can consign or buy. RAIN or SHINE - Join us for a fabulous sale in support of our local FFA! See you there!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Friday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
The Mena Jr. High basketball teams played at Nashville Thursday. The JV Ladycats won 24-10 & the Varsity Ladycats won 30-20. The Jr. Bearcats lost in overtime 34-37.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Mena’s Benny Weston was recently recognized as Superintendent of the year and gave his acceptance speech and charge to the audience at the recent AAEA 2020 Superintendent Symposium. Closing the event was Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson who spoke to the state superintendents.
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Updated Mena High School Soccer Schedule! https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Gameday Thursday!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
Thursday, January 16, 2020 Lunch Menu: Thursday, 1-16, General TSO’s Beef, Hamburger, Chicken Tenders, Spicy Chicken Sandwich Friday, 1-17, Crispitos with Cheese, Pizza Burger, Corn Dog, Chicken Sandwich Activities Thursday 1-16 NHS, there will be NO FBLA meeting today Friday, 1-17, Nashville 4:30 Sr. BB Friday, 1-17, FCA Students: If you need to know your lunch balance, please go see Mrs. Jennifer The library will be closed for Lunch A today. Students, starting today, there will be no more lunch trays or cafeteria food allowed in the library due to the amount of carelessness with the garbage. Thanks for understanding! The Avenue used clothing store will be open tomorrow, Friday January 17th for anyone who would like to shop! There will be a Prom Planning Committee Meeting Tuesday, January 21st during Enrichment in Ms.Hobson’s room for any juniors that would like to help with prom. Any Junior FFA Member who has been very involved in FFA activities who is interested in attending Washington Leadership Conference this summer, please talk to Mr. Collins by the end of the day today. Any Jr./Sr. FFA Member interested in receiving State FFA Degree, needs to speak with Mr. Collins by this Friday. EAST students will take a group photo this Friday during Enrichment at 10:50 am. Be sure to order your 2020 MHS Yearbook before it’s too late. The final deadline to order a yearbook will be January 31st. Yearbooks are $60, and can be ordered through Mr. Philpot’s room 205 or online through the Jostens yearbook website. Please continue to recycle your aluminum cans in the red recycling trash cans around campus, but please do not put any other forms of trash or plastics in these red cans. Any students who still need to turn in their Cross Country uniforms, please take them to Coach Peters by the end of this week. The Senior Winter Formal will be held Saturday evening, February 1, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. Tickets will be $10 for one person, or $15 for a senior and their guest. Seniors may invite one person between the ages of 9th grade and 21 years old. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Mrs. Hobson’s room. Seniors: If you did not order your Cap & Gown when Herff Jones was here, please go by and see Mrs. Jennifer. If you do not order by March 1st the cost goes up from $45 to $55. Special Olympic Polar Plunge is scheduled for February 13 at 11:30 in the Student Parking Lot. Stop by Room 214 and pick up your Plunge Form and get more information on how to be involved...Rumor has it that Coach Wright and Coach Lyle will plunge if their girls can raise $1000.00….Let’s help the girls make this possible!!!! The tryout signup sheets for the 2020-2021 Cheerleading Team and Competition Team, and Mascot are in the office. Please see Coach Hughes in room 315 for any questions about tryouts or cheer. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on February 26th for ALL candidates. All students will attend their regularly assigned enrichment class for the remainder of the semester!
8 months ago, Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson