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Lawler Placed On Leave By Board

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Press release from Assistant Superintendent Mike Henry – At the Ava R-I School Board meeting held on Thursday, September 15, the Board of Education voted to place Dr. Lawler on a paid leave of absence. The Board’s action was taken ...

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Cleanup Work Begins

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Douglas County started last week cleaning up the lot between Southeast 5th Street and the Sheriff’s Office, east of the former White River Electric Office which is now the EMA office. That property was purchased several years ago from White ...

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New Teachers at Ava R-1

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Some new faces, as well as some familiar ones, will be starting the school in new-teacher positions today. Pictured from left are: Casey Merrifield, alternative school director; Riley Jenkins, high school social studies; April Britt, 5th grade; Kendra Shelton, biology; ...

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School Air-Conditioning Repaired

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Last week a huge crane was brought in to lift some of the air-conditioning units on the Ava Elementary School that had to be repaired in preparation for the start of the 2016-17 school year today (Thursday). The workers can ...

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