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MHS Quiz Bowl Advances to State Tournament

MENA PUBLIC SCHOOL’S BREAKFAST MO N D A Y 4/10 C h e rry f ru te l , v arie ty c e re al , s tring c h e e s e , Sc oob y D oo g rah am s , d ic e d p e ars , g rap e j u ic e , m il k T U E SD A Y 4/ 1 1 Fre nc h toas t s tic k s , C oc oa P u f f c e re al b ar, am inal c rac k e rs , Sc oob y D oo g rah am s , m ix e d f ru it, f ru it b l e nd j u ic e , m il k W E D N E SD A Y 4/ 1 2 B re ak f as t p izza , v arie ty c e re al , s tring c h e e s e , Sc oob y g rah am s , ap p l e s au c e , orang e j u ic e , m il k T H U R SD A Y 4/ 1 3 or e uf n uf n wi om , a berry yogur , l n gra am , cooby gra am , rai in , c eery ar juice, milk FR I D A Y 4/ 1 4 N O SC H O O L MENA PUBLIC SCHOOL’S LUNCH MO N D A Y 4/10 E L E M E N T A R Y : C h e e s e b u rg e r, tate r tots , b roc c ol i, m ix e d f ru it, f ru it j u ic e , m il k . M I D D L E S C H O O L : ag e i w mea ball , c icken an wic , c ee e i a, e eroni i a, ri o c ili ie, o corn c ickag e i w mea ball , c icken e n s al ad , h am p izza s al ad . H I G H S C H O O L : an wic c icken en er , c ee eburger, or illa line, i a, line, rab o ala an wic e T U E SD A Y 4/ 1 1 E L E M E N T A R Y : i ick , mac ee e, c icken an wic , green bean , re e er ri , ice eac e , a le juice, milk ick , mac c ee e, amburger, c ee e i a, M ID D L E S C H O O L : i e eroni i a, c icken bean burri o, c icken cea ar ala , am c h e f s al ad . H I G H S C H O O L : i ick , mac c ee e, c icken en er , icy c icken an wic , amburger, or illa line, i a line, rab o ala an wic e W E D N E SD A Y 4/ 1 2 E L E M E N T A R Y : C h ic k e n p ot p ie , h ot d og , zu c c h ini s q u as h , s al ad , b anana, g rap e j u ic e , m il k . M I D D L E S C H O O L : C h ic k e n p ot ie, o am c ee e an wic , been ue a illa, beef e eroni c al zo ne , p op c orn c h ic k e n s al ad , h am p izza s al ad . H I G H S C H O O L : C h ic k e n o ie, c icken an wic , c icken en er , c ee e burger, or illa line, i a line, rab o ala an wic e . T H U R SD A Y 4/ 1 3 E L E M E N T A R Y : C orn d og s , f ril l e d c h e e s e , K ic k in’ p intos , c e l e ry s tic k s , ap p l e s au c e , orang e j u ic e , m il k . M I D D L E S C H O O L : C h ic k e n nugge , oma o ou w grille c ee e, c ee e i a, e eroni i a, c h ic k e n c e as ar s al ad , h am c h e f s al ad . H I G H S C H O O L : C h ic k e n nu g g e ts , i a burger, icy c icken an wic , c icken en er , amburger, orilla line, i a line, rab o ala an wic e . FR I D A Y 4/ 1 4 N O SC H O O L

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he Mena High School uiz Bowl team qualified to compete in the state tournament in ardanelle on Saturday, April 1, 201 , after attending the regional tournament at Ashdown on March 10. They received a trophy for placing second out of seven total teams that competed in regionals. They faced Ashdown, Mena s rival, for game 1 of the seeding rounds. The score after the first half was 0 points for Ashdown and 110 for Mena. Mena accumulated 130 points in the second half and Ashdown accumulated 120. Mena won with a final score of 2 0-1 0, a difference of 9 questions. For the second game in seeding rounds, Mena was up against Arkadelphia. After the first two quarters were played, Mena was losing -90. However, they caught up in the bonus round by answering all but 2 of the 10 questions correctly, while Arkadelphia answered questions correctly, including 3 of Mena s incorrect questions. After the second half, Mena accumulated 120 points while Arkadelphia only accumulated 90. The final score for game 2 was 18 -180, Mena won by a difference of half of a question. For game 3, Mena played Malvern. Malvern did not acquire any points in the first quarter, which put Mena ahead with 0 points. After the first half, the score was - 0, with Mena taking the lead. Mena won the game 1 -130 after Malvern acquired 90 points in the second half while Mena acquired 80. After lunch, Mena faced ashville. ashville took the lead after the first half with a score of - 0. n the second half of the game, ashville scored 130 points and Mena scored 100, resulting in a final score of 20 -1 0. ashville was the only team that Mena lost to during that tournament. For game , Mena went up against Fountain ake. Fountain ake was in the lead during the first quarter with a score of 0-20, but Mena caught up during the 2nd quarter, scoring 0 more points than Fountain ake. After the first half, Mena and Fountain ake were tied at 80 points and had to ip a coin to determine which team would receive first pick in the bonus rounds. Mena won the coin toss and chose famous composers. According to Mena s B members, Sophomore Fisher eufeld s knowledge of composers led the team to victory. Mena answered all of their bonus questions, which allowed another 20 points to be added to the score. Fountain ake answered of their 10 bonus questions. Mena was ahead 200-120. n the fourth quarter, Fountain ake scored 0 points while Mena scored 20. Mena won with the score of 220-190. Mena practiced in the bye room for game due to an uneven number of teams present. They practiced using questions from game that other teams played. For the last game, game , Mena faced aldron. After the first half of the game, Mena was ahead with a score of 110. After the second half, Mena had acquired 1 0 points while aldron acquired 120. Mena won with a final score of 2 0 to 19 . After all games were played, the udges calculated all points and wins acquired by all teams. ith Mena qualifying for the uiz Bowl State Tournament, it ended a multiple-year drought of Mena not reaching state tournament competition. MHS uiz Bowl Sponsor Mysti Gates said the team fought through the first round of eliminations in the State Tournament and passed the first round of eliminations. However, when facing Hamburg in the second round, they fell in a very close game. Gates said, ur season comes to an end and we begin preparing for next year. Mena s 201 -1 uiz Bowl team consists of the following students Sau al Gyanwali, Braden Purvis, Christopher Thompson, Fisher eufeld, Mark Castillo, Colby Murphy, Patrick Morgan, ota dom, arred Harley, Trey Brown, arley Cline, Emiley Sorge, and ylan odd.

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