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NEWS FROM 2nd Grade
I like spring because flowers come out and you get to pick them for your mother. Spring is my favorite because leaves start to grow. I like Spring because you get to spend time with your friends. I love spring it is so cool.
Spring is a wonderful time of the year. I like Spring, how about you? I like the flowers. They are really bright. I like the fresh smell in the morning, and I like the feel of the breeze on my face. The best part of Spring is all the babies you get to see! – Ethan
I like Spring. When it is Spring you can play outside. I like the word Spring too. Spring, spring, spring, spring, It starts warm up. Take a deep breath and breath clean warm air and you get to wair shorts and short sleeves. I love Spring. – Emily
I like spring because I like when the flowers bloom. I like when the birds come back. I like when the grass gets green. I like when the rabbits come out and the deer. – Jacob
I like spring because it is warm. I get to see my cousins more. I go fishing in the spring. I go swimming in the spring. I like to see the flowers in spring. I like to see the flowers bloom. I like to see the trees in spring. I like to see the tree with leafs. I like to climb trees. Spring is awesome. – Bryse
In the spring I like to play soccer. I am good at soccer. I like to go fishing. Fishing is fun. I go to the lake and look for rocks and shells. I find fossils, shiny rocks and shells. I like to go canoeing. I like to go camping a lot in the spring. I like spring. – Dylan
Spring, spring, spring is here. Spring is when the bears and snakes awake. Spring is when the flowers and dogwood bloom. Spring is my favorite season. The grass turns green in spring. Spring is fun and cool. Spring is time for the turkeys to gobble. I like spring a lot. - Zach
NEWS FROM THE 8th GRADE
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FROM 12TH GRADE
As everyone may know, the 2010-2011 school year is winding down to an end. With this end comes a new graduating class. The Class of 2011 began a busy second semester of their senior year by filling out college applications and by also filing their FAFSA.
Another thing Seniors look forward to every spring semester is their Senior Prom. The set date for Prom this school year is April 9, almost a month earlier than the previous year making things seem like they are happening so much faster.
Being a Senior myself, it’s hard to believe that so many deadlines are approaching. Seniors look back and remember wishing that they were graduating, and now it’s here, it seems so unreal.
Our Senior Assembly is May 13. This is where we will practice walking for graduation and receive our scholarship awards and other awards we have obtained through high school.
The following day, May 14, is our high school graduation ceremony. Immediately following the ceremony they will bus the Seniors off to Project Graduation, which will begin at the Incredible Pizza Co. in Springfield, Missouri, and end with an overnight stay at the Ozark Community Center.
The next week, Seniors will return to school for three days, due to the make-up of snow days. The first day the Administration is allowing Seniors to use as a job shadowing day. The other two will be all Senior finals.
Second semester of your Senior year is probably the most stressful time of your entire high school career, but it is also the most memorable and rewarding.
My senior year at Ava High School has been fun, yet challenging. I have been in FFA for four years and FFA has helped me advanced in public speaking, personal growth, and life goals. Being in Ag classes have kept me in school. Senior year is also stressful at times; trying to graduate high school, find a college and figure out how to pay for it. Some teachers help in everyway possible because they care about their students’ futures. Some of the teachers that care are Mrs. Kauffman, Mr. Lakey, Mrs. Decker, and Ms. Lemmons.
I do feel we have some silly rules such as no off-campus food may be brought on school grounds, cannot be an officer in more than two clubs, and the attendance policy.
Easy blow-off classes, tons of FFA trips, and friends equal a great senior year. However, dumb rules dampen my senior year at Ava High School. Fortunately, I get out of school for tons of FFA stuff. I have easy classes that I like taking and nothing better to do than hang out with my friends. – Courtney
Being a senior is exciting/depressing because it is your last year with all your friends before you have to join the real world. If you make your schedule right, then you can get away with easy classes and you won’t have to do anything. You can get away with basically everything because no one cares. The only difficult thing about being a senior is that if you are going to college is applying before all the deadlines. – Amy