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Ava HS Writing Contest Winners

Ava High School recently hosted a creative writing contest for all students in the high school.   Objectives stipulated in the writing contest included planning,...

Track Meet Medal Winners 

Photo submitted The Ava Lady Bears shown above were medal winners in the April 1 track meet at Willow Springs.  Athletes received medals if they...

Seymour Tops Ava with Walk-off Win

By Jason Hoekema SEYMOUR – Everyone loves a walk-off win, as long as you’re the winning team. On the other side of that coin is...

Youth Art Month

Ava’s Fishing Team Places in Tournament 

The Ava High School fishing team of Zack Pierce, right, and River Clunn, left, took third place in the National Youth Fishing Association tournament...

Bears Den

Photo submitted Bears Den students, along with teacher Tara Lininger, enjoyed picking up trash during a recent walk.  The students had a good time working...

Sensible Students

Submitted Photos Ava R-1 High School students recently sponsored and manned booths about seatbelt safety and the dangers of vaping at the Parent Teacher Conferences on...

Youth Art Month

Submitted Photo March is Youth Art Month - a national celebration of young people’s artwork. This is Ava Elementary School 1st Grader Ellee Cook’s work.   Submitted Photo March is...

Students of the Month

Mindy Johnson/Herald The Ava R-1 Academic Students of the Month for March 2019 were recognized at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch. Students Gracie Heinlein and...
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