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Skyline School To Host Open Enrollment for 1st – 8th Grades

Skyline School will be having open enrollment for 1st through 8th grades on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Open enrollment for Pre-K and Kindergarten will be Wednesday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Bring proof of residency, birth certificates, immunization records, and social security cards. If you have questions,…

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Two New Principals at Ava

The 2021-2022 school year will begin for Ava School District students on Monday, Aug.23. A new elementary principal and a new elementary and assistant middle school principal are currently hard at work and preparing for the start of classes. Katy Chapman is the new Elementary principal.  She has eight years of teaching experience, and all…

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Ava R-1 Schools Pre-Enrollment August 3-4

The Ava R-1 School system is holding a pre-enrollment event  for new and transfer students entering PK-12 on Tuesday, August 3rd and Wednesday, August 4th, from 9:00 a.m.- Noon, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Representatives will be available in the Ava School Board Room, located behind the High School, to verify records and help enroll…

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Plainview R-8 School New Student Registration

Plainview School will be open for new student registration on Tuesday, August 3 & Wednesday, August 4, 8:30am – 3:00pm. The registration is for all new students, Preschool – 8th grade. To register, please bring: Birth certificate Current immunization records Proof of residency For more information or if you have questions, contact Mrs. Reed at…

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Hannah Evans All-State in Two Events

By Doug Berger Hannah Evans set Ava Bears track history with her efforts at the state track meet. She is reported to be the only female athlete in Ava Bears track history to be All-State in two individual events, and only the second in track program history. In state competition she placed fourth in the…

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Ava R-I School Board Purchases Bus, Plans Capital Projects

The Ava R-1 School Board convened for their regular monthly meeting last Thursday, June 17th. Closed Session During the closed portion of the meeting the board accepted the resignation of Shelby Tracy, Assistant High School Volleyball Coach. Open Session Payment of Bills The board  voted to authorize payment of bills. The authorization was split into…

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Local Athletes Get State Level Attention

Ava Baseball Pitcher Zach Richards received all-state honors in for baseball. Richards was listed as an honorable mention on the 2021 MHSBCA Class 4 All State Team for his pitching abilities.   Bryse Dodson and Payton Evans have been elected as nominees for the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. The duo has fished competitively for…

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Rummage Sale to Support Ava Band

The Ava Pride Band Boosters are having a rummage sale at the Ava Performing Arts Center on June 19th from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Proceeds will support the Ava Pride Band. If you have items you would like to donate for the sale bring them to the APAC June 14-18 between 8:00 a.m. and…

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2021 Cat/Dog League

2021 Cat/Dog League Results for June 3, 2021 Score D Duckworth / R Flemming   35 M Collins / T Webster   36 Bob & Sis Green   37 Burrely & Penny Loftin   38 D Hudson / C Hetherington   38 Fred & Connie Bacorn   39 David & Rhonda Williams   39 Dave…

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Ava R-1 2021/2022 Hires

During a special meeting the Ava R-1 School board approved the following staff changes for the 2021/2022 school  year: Hires: 7th Grade Math – Annette Copeland Elementary Math Intervention – Brandy Harvill 4th Grade – April Nash Middle School Math Intervention – Sabrina Lafferty HS SPED – Ginessa McFarlin HS SPED – Cindy Hailey HS…

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