District Calendar
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Acorn Campus Preschool Application
ORSD Substitute Information. Click on the link below to start your application process.
Acorn Athletics Calendar
This Week's Events
Oden Athletics Calender
This Week's Events
ORSD Student Handbook
The Ledbetter's
AHS performing at the Christmas Parade
State Cross Country Runner-ups
New Lunch on the ORSD Campuses
New Salad Bar on the ORSD campuses!
Linda Heath helping get the ORSD booth set up at the fair!
Mrs.Barnes making up an assignment with a student (Blake McCourtney) on the Acorn Campus.
Preschool practicing the tornado shelter procedures.
Hanging up the backstop on the newly remodeled Acorn Tiger Baseball Field
Acorn awarded 21st CCLC Grant
Union Bank sponsors Acorn High School Baseball and Softball Scoreboards.





ORSD Admin Offices are in the process of moving to their new location, one driveway past the Acorn Elementary building on the left. As a reminder if you need to get in touch with the school offices, please dial 479-394-5544 or 479-394-4833, ext. 100 for the high school and ext 300 for the elementary. Thank you for your patience!!


Click here for a printable 

“School Choice Act” Application.

All applications must be received by May 1st 2017.



Click here for the 

Rules and Procedures 

for the Acorn Tornado Shelter





Acorn Campus Awarded CCLC 21st Century Grant

Acorn Campus has been awarded a $660,000 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant by the Arkansas Department of Education.  The grant will enable us to have before and after school opportunities for students in grade K-12th.  The grant will provide homework support and tutoring, along with enrichment activities.  Students will be able to come to school as early as 6:45 a.m. and stay as late as 5:30 p.m.  The student will also be provided an afternoon snack and transportation home.  The Grant is set to begin in October 2016.  Site coordinator for 7th-12th grades will be Michelle McGee and coordinator for K-6th grades will be Kim Posey.  For more information call 479-394-4833 or 479-394-5544


*Preschool Applications**

Acorn Campus is now accepting applications for 2016-2017 Preschool slots.  

If you would like an application or have questions please contact:

Kim Larucci @ 479-234-3438

Printable Preschool Application








Make sure you stay updated on the latest school closings and alerts.

ORSD will now be sending out important district news and alerts through e-mails and text messages. To sign up to receive messages fill out the E-Note Sign Up form. 



Contact Information
Ouachita River School District
143 Polk 96
Mena, Arkansas 71953
Phone: 1-479-394-2348
Fax: 1-479-394-6687
School Calender
Ouachita River Wellness Center

Ouachita River Wellness Center

**New Hours Beginning Jan. 2nd 2017**


8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


139 School Lane

Mena, AR 71953

ORSD Wellness Center- Direct Line


Kathy Medford, Grant Coordinator


Lisa Falls, Acorn School Nurse, LPN


The Guidance Center, Western Arkansas Counseling & Guidance


WACGC Website:



Healthy Connections


Healthy Connections Website:



Printable Wellness Registration Forms




E-Note Sign-Up