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Drury Announces Spring 2019 Dean’s List

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (May 30, 2019) - Earning a spot on Drury University’s Dean’s List is a significant accomplishment; it means a student earned a...

A Fond Farewell: Seniors to depart, but Ava baseball keeps growing

By Jason Hoekema At the start of the 2019 baseball season, the Bears had only put three batters on base in their 2-0 winning season...

Heads Held High: Bears fall behind, 4-1, in state quarterfinals

By Jason Hoekema WESTPHALIA – “You have nothing to be ashamed of,” said head coach Rex Sawyer as he spoke to his players along the...

Ava High School Awarded $250 for Student Commitments to Being Safe and Sober

SPRINGFIELD, MO. – This spring 277 students at Ava High School took a pledge to be Safe and Sober. Safe and Sober, a nonprofit...

American Miss Finalist

Submitted Photo Chansity Clanton of Ava has been selected as a state finalist in the National American Miss Pageant to be held in Columbia, Missouri beginning...

Winning Bears

The 2019 Ava High School baseball team poses for a photo opportunity for parents after their 5-3 win over Strafford in the MSHSAA Class...

Skyline Astronaut Orbits Fair

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

AHS Class of 2019 Graduates May 10

Excitement was in the air and the sun was brightly shining on Friday, May 10, at C.E. Harlan Stadium as parents, family members, friends...

Clawing to the Top! Track Conference Meet Results

On Monday, April 29th the Ava bears traveled to Salem for the SCA Conference meet.   The boys’ team finished 1st overall will a...

Student Art Winners

1st Grade Art Winners Submitted Photo The Ava Elementary School Art Show Winners from First Grade are (left to right): Brooklyn Grigg (Best of Show),   Thomas Giles...
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Battle of Pilot Knob Presents A New Exhibit: Before the Fort

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 16, 2019 – Come to the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site and experience its rotating exhibit of themed...

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