School News

Do Facemasks Really Make a Difference? Ava R-1 Elementary Students Take Part in Science Experiment to Find Out

The students in Mrs. Lawler’s 3rd grade class at Ava Elementary are participating in a regional “Students as Scientist” investigation. This investigation is partnered with The Ozarks SySTEAMic Coalition and funded through a grant from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.  To begin the investigation each student took a pre-survey about masks. Results of the…

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2021 Family Pharmacy Panther Classic Bracket

Varsity Tournament (Arena) Monday, Jan. 25 6:00 pm:  #1 Ava vs #5 Dora 7:30 pm:  #2 Willow Springs vs #6 Hartville JV Tuesday, Jan. 26 6:00 pm:  #4 Mountain Grove vs #5 Dora 7:30 pm:  #3 Marshfield vs #6 Hartville JV Thursday, Jan 28 6:00 pm:  #1 Ava  vs  #4 Mountain Grove 7:30 pm:  #2…

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Ava Bears Lead Every Quarter to Take Win

The Ava Bears basketball squad took a 73-48 win over Conway in a non-conference matchup early last week. The Bears went out to a 12-4 lead with some early long range shooting from Quinton Donley and Andrew Daulton. Daulton opened the game with a three-pointer and Donley followed with the first of his two during…

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Ava Lady Bears Basketball

The Ava Lady Bears improved their record to 9-4 with a 59-33 win over Mansfield January 7. The teams traded the leads early in the first quarter, but Ava went on a seven point run to take a 13-9 lead. They held the lead for the remainder of the game. The Lady Bears finished out…

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Ava Bears Outscore Mansfield Lions

The Bears took on Hwy. 5 rival Mansfield Lions January 5 and came away with a 71-59 win. The Bears scored the first four points of the game, but Mansfield came back with seven to take the lead. The teams would trade the lead one more time before Ava would go on an eight point…

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School Board Now a Race

According to the Ava R1 Public Schools, there are now three candidates for the two seats opening up.  Chance Dry joins incumbent Deana Parsick and Rory Boeddeker   on the April ballot. Other candidates can register in the school district administration office located at 303 Martin Avenue, in Ava, during regular business hours between 8:00…

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Ava Lady Bears Schedule Update

The Lady Bears Basketball game  scheduled Friday, January 8th, against Conway has been postpone until a later date. The Conway Lady Bears are quarantined at this time.

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