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Summer School Now Underway at Ava R-I

Activities at Ava R-I Schools are well underway as summer school officially started on Monday, May 20.  As a reminder, here are a few tips...

The Do Run Club Begins June 4 at MOCH, With Coach Liz Kyger...

The Missouri Ozarks Community Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of a new program called The Do Run Club.  The program is...

How to Beat the Summer Slide

Summer programs for kids available for continued learning opportunities MOUNTAIN GROVE –– Many children will fall behind in academics during summer break.  This phenomenon is...

Students of the Month for May

Ava Middle School students of the month for May are, front row, l to r, Nolan Clark, Baylinn Holt, Emma Stewart, Jordan Hutchison, and...

Local Geographer Awarded for Yellowstone Project

By University Communications Back in the 1920s and 30s, a 120-mile pack trail became one of the most traveled paths in Yellowstone National Park. Unfortunately,...

School Board: Staffing Changes, Year-End Reports, Bus Camera Discussion

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com The Ava R-1 School Board convened for their regular monthly meeting last Thursday, May 16.  In a closed session, the board  made...

Arrangement of Archers

Submitted Photo These Bears Den 4th grade Archery students finished their year with a friendly competition to see who could shoot the best percentage.  They are...

4th Grade Art Winners

Submitted Photo These 4th graders were winners at the recent Ava Elementary School Art Show. Gracie Wright (1st Place), Claire McDonald (2nd Place),  Blaze Howard (3rd...

Skyline Astronaut Orbits Fair

Photo submitted Aidan Acree dressed as Neil Armstrong for Skyline School’s language arts fair.

274 to Receive Degrees at MSU –– West Plains Commencement May 18

Several from Douglas County and the surrounding area to graduate in the commencement ceremony WEST PLAINS, Mo. – A total of 274 students will be...
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