In observance of Independence Day on Thursday, Jully 4, 2024, Ouachita River School District - Acorn and Oden campuses will be closed
about 6 hours ago, Tammy L. Young
ORSD closed for July 4th
ATTENTION: ORSD Parents & Guardians See attachment for notice on descruction of SPED records and timeline.
3 days ago, Tammy L. Young
ORSD Announcement on SPED Records
ORSD Spotlight on Alumni! Acorn High School Alumnus, Trysten Richey is a senior at Southern Arkansas University achieving academic honors for the Spring 2024 SAU Dean’s List. Richey is majoring in K-12 Physical Education and Health. Congratulations, Trysten! We are proud of you! Ouachita River School District...preparing students for life! #orsdlifeprep
5 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Congratulations, Trysten!
ORSD Now Hiring Oden K-12 Schools positions: Paraprofessional Custodian Acorn Preschool position: Certified PreK Teacher
5 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Oden Campus position vacancies
Acorn Campus - Certified PreK Teacher
ORSD Spotlight on Alumni! Acorn High School Alumnus, Brody Webb is a senior at Southern Arkansas University achieving academic honors for the Spring 2024 SAU Dean’s List. Webb is majoring in Agricultural Business. In addition to his academic honors, Webb and members of the SAU Rodeo Team have qualified for the College National Rodeo Finals in Casper, Wyoming. Congratulations, Brody! We are proud of you! Ouachita River School District...preparing students for life! #orsdlifeprep
11 days ago, Tammy L. Young
AHS Alumni Spotlight - Brody Webb
22nd ACORN SCHOOL REUNION SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2024 Acorn Old Main Gym/Auditorium 1:00 - 4:00 PM Registration begins at 1:00 P.M., general meeting will begin at 2:00 P.M, and fellowship will be through 4:00 P.M. Contact your classmates, teachers, and staff to encourage them to attend! The classes of Acorn High School Class of 1983 and Class of 1984 will be recognized and honored this year. For more information and event details, contact: Margo Reed Kimp (Class of 1969) margokimp@gmail.com 479-243-5435 Cheryl Anderson Boyd (Class of 1983) cboyd1964@yahoo.com 479-243-6648 Acorn School Reunion letter & contacts attachment
12 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Acorn Schools Reunion - Saturday, June 15th!
AAA Dead Period - Athletic Facilities & Fields Closed June 23 - July 6, 2024 All AAA (Arkansas Athletic Association) member schools will observe an annual mandatory two (2) week athletic dead period. During this time, coaches (licensed teacher coaches and registered volunteers) shall be prohibited from engaging in any type of activity involving student athletes whether it be practice, training, weight lifting, competition or travel. Further, school athletic facilities will be closed to student athletes during this period. Acorn and Oden campus athletic facilities and fields will be closed during the weeks of June 23 - July 6, 2024.
17 days ago, Tammy L. Young
AAA Dead Period
Ouachita River School District FY2025 Calendar
18 days ago, Tammy L. Young
ORSD FY2025 Calendar
Acorn Schools Backpack Food Program Wednesdays - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Remaining distribution days for June & July 2024 Wednesday, June 19 Wednesday, June 26 Wednesday, July 3 Pick up will be at the Acorn High School Office (479) 394-5544 - AHS Office
19 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Acorn Schools Backpack Food Program
ORSD Now Hiring Paraprofessional Oden K-12 Schools Inquiries, contact: William Edwards, II, ORSD Assistant Superintendent (870) 326-4311 Oden K-12 Schools 135 School Drive Oden, AR 71961
21 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Paraprofessional position vacancy - Oden K-12 Schools
ORSD Now Hiring Math Teacher - 5th Grade Acorn Elementary School Inquiries, contact: Jerrall Strasner, ORSD Superintendent (479) 394-2348 ORSD Administration Office 143 Polk Road 96 Mena, AR 71953
25 days ago, Tammy L. Young
AES 5th Grade Math Teacher
ATTENTION - Preschool Registration at ORSD! The Oden ABC Preschool on the Oden Schools’ campus is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year! Your child must be 3 years of age on or before the August 1, 2024 deadline. In order to complete registration, you must submit all of the following documentation: * Proof of Income (2023 tax information, if available) If not available or income changed from 2023 to current status due to a possible income change, a current month’s check stubs (30 days prior to date of application) may be accepted for proof of income. Due to program eligibility guidelines, proof of income from check stubs cannot be older than 30 days prior to application. If 2024 taxes are accurate, please provide a copy for proof of income. * Immunization Record - Must be current including 4-year old immunizations. If your child is 4 years of age by the date of the application, please make sure the immunization record submitted includes the current immunizations. * Birth Certificate * Social Security Card * Proof of Health Physical - physical within the past year will be sufficient until expiration - a physical is not required upon registration but needs to be done as soon as possible and proof submitted for enrollment to be processed. Without proof of physical, the student will be moved to the waiting list. *Utility Bill or Statement - verifying current address All documents listed above (in bold) are required to be submitted to process registration and enrollment. THANK YOU for your interest in our preschool program at Oden! Our staff look forward to meeting and working with you and your child this upcoming school year! Kimberly Robertson, Director Applications are available now through August at Oden K-12 Schools’ Office. Please complete the form link: https://forms.gle/z977VR8e7mkTG6uw6 For more information, contact: Oden ABC Preschool (870) 490-1195 (preschool phone) Oden K-12 Schools (870) 326-4311 135 School Drive | Oden, AR 71961 #orsdlifeprep
26 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Oden Preschool Registration - 2024-2025
2024-2025 Acorn Preschool Registration To register, child must be 3 or 4 years of age on or by August 1, 2024. The following documentation is needed for registration: - Birth certificate - Social Security card - Current immunization record - Current physical - Verification of household income & address - Completed application. Applications may be obtained from the Acorn Elementary School office. Acorn Preschool Kathy Medford Preschool Building 143 Polk Road 96 Mena, AR 71953 (479) 394-4833 x, 416
27 days ago, Tammy L. Young
Acorn Preschool Registration - 2024-2025
THANK YOU, Mena Regional Health System!! Acorn Schools' received generous donations from Mena Regional Health System to supply the Backpack Program! Thank you! #orsdlifeprep
28 days ago, Tammy L. Young
MRHS Donations to Acorn Schools' Backpack Program
22nd ACORN SCHOOL REUNION SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2024 Acorn Old Main Gym/Auditorium 1:00 - 4:00 PM Registration begins at 1:00 P.M., general meeting will begin at 2:00 P.M, and fellowship will be through 4:00 P.M. Contact your classmates, teachers, and staff to encourage them to attend! The classes of Acorn High School Class of 1983 and Class of 1984 will be recognized and honored this year. For more information and event details, contact: Margo Reed Kimp (Class of 1969) margokimp@gmail.com 479-243-5435 Cheryl Anderson Boyd (Class of 1983) cboyd1964@yahoo.com 479-243-6648 Acorn School Reunion letter & contacts attachment
about 1 month ago, Tammy L. Young
Acorn School Reunion - June 15th
Ouachita River School District - closed on Memorial Day Acorn and Oden campuses will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day
about 1 month ago, Tammy L. Young
ORSD closed in observance of Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th
ORSD Spotlight on Alumni! Acorn High School Alumnus, Jeb Willborg completed a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Arkansas in May 2024. He received the distinguished honor and recognition for Outstanding Bachelor of Science in Education in Physical Education Award. Congratulations, Jeb! We are proud of you! Ouachita River School District...preparing students for life! #orsdlifeprep
about 1 month ago, Tammy L. Young
Congratulations, Jeb!
Attention AHS Senior Athletes If you did not pick up your sports banner(s) from the office or your senior night poster, please stop by the high school office today or before noon tomorrow to pick it up:)
about 1 month ago, Samantha Holland
Ouachita River School District Celebrates Employees of the Month The following staff were voted ORSD Employees of the Month by their peers for the month of May 2024 and were recognized at the ORSD May Board Meeting: Nicole Edwards and Patty Carmack Congratulations! #orsdlifeprep
about 1 month ago, Tammy L. Young
ORSD Employees of the Month - May 2024
Acorn Students Compete in National Poetry Contest Acorn High School students in grades 8th, 10th & 11th submitted poetry to the 18th Annual National Student Poetry Contest offered by the America Library of Poetry. The students have the opportunity to win over 62 prizes including cash, laptops, tablets, shopping sprees, and Amazon gift cards. They also have the opportunity to be published in a poetry anthology this fall. Several former students of AHS have received the honor of publication through this contest. Results will be published this fall. AHS students submitting poetry in May 2024 include: 8th grade: Adalyn Bohlman Jaylen McQueen 10th grade: William Bloodworth Dodge Couture Lauren Cruz Isabella Fowler Irene Gilhousen Chloe Kelley Tazanna Haggard KaitLynn Ledbetter Brookelyn Lewis Lacy McEntire Macy McEntire Zane Newton Summer Nix Brooke Osufusen Lyndsey Powell Lana Revels Victoria Squires 11th grade: Rebecca Bloodworth Congratulations to all competitors! #orsdlifeprep
about 1 month ago, Tammy L. Young