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New JAG Program at Ava R-1 Inducts Student Officers

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com “I must choose a career appropriate to my interests, abilities and aptitudes.” “My success is earned through my efforts at school and...

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Smokey the Bear Visits Skyline School

Submitted Photo Smokey the Bear visited Skyline School on Wednesday, October 23rd to talk about fire prevention with Mrs. Willhite’s second and third grade class. 

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AHS Recognizes October Citizens of the Month

The Ava High School students selected as October Citizens of the Month were recognized last week at Archie’s Restaurant in Ava, Mo. The monthly award...

Ava Saddle Club Trail Competition Results

The Ava Saddle club recently held their St. Judes Benefit and Ultimate Trail Challenge.  Youth Division Winners 1st - Lauren King and Nitro 2nd - Mason Meyer...

September Terrific Kids

SubmittedPhoto Front row (left to right): Annabel Lakey, Kennidie Childress, Clint Jeanson, Kimber Stout, Reagan Ewing, Shaun Cook, Lexi Tate, Izzy Davidson, Blake Stewart. Second...

October Terrific Kids

Submitted Photo The Ava Elementary School Terrific Kids for October are: Front row (left to right): Garrett Churchill, Cutter Isaacs, Aurora Tetrick, Jensen Wallace, Ford Young(absent),...

7th-Grade Volleyball Team

Photo submitted Team members and coaches of the seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team are shown above.  They are, front row: manager Kaylee Caudill, Alexis Emrick, libero...

Bottom of the Tenth: Lady Bears Honor Seniors, Prepare for District Playoff

By Jason Hoekema Parting is such sweet sorrow for seniors Makayla Miller and Reagan Koop, who both graduate this year and leave the Lady Bears...
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