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Ava R-1 School Board Notes

by Mchael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com A couple of updates/additions to our recent Ava R-1 School Board coverage. School Auditor The March 19th meeting of the Ava R-1 School Board...

Ava Students Show Their Support of Essential Workers

Grace and Elle Key packaged and delivered care packages for 36 essential workers from 5 businesses in 3 communities. There are ways to help...

One Fifth Grade To Go, Please

Ava Elementary School Principal Clint Hall delivers a homework packet to a parent on Monday, March 30th. In addition to homework, the school also...

MDC Offers Nature-Focused Online Learning Resources

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With so many Missourians stuck at home, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering teachers, parents, students, and others...

MBCA Cancels Banquet

By Jason Hoekema COVID-19 continues to ruin the sports year.  High School sports? On hold, possibly cancelled. Major League Baseball? Delayed. NHL? On hold.  Life? Who knows? Time is pretty...

Ava R-1 School District Files Counterclaim Against Bus Route Owners

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com On Monday, March 23rd the Ava R-1 School District filed a Counterclaim for Declaratory Judgment and Breach of Contract against a...

Go Blue Update 

Go Blue committee members are currently working to modify activities for April, according to the pandemic mandates set in place.  Since Ava schools will not...

Academic Students of the Month

Ava High School students Karcee McFarlin and James Smith were recognized recently as academic students of the month.  According to school officials, Karcee, the daughter...

Ava Kindergarten Enrollment

Enrollment for kindergarten at Ava R-I for the fall of 2019 is currently scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, and Wednesday, April 8, from 4:00...

Against The Odds: Bears Make Mark in Ava History

By Jason Hoekema The Bears started the season in the worst way manageable for the basketball team. Seniors and starters were benched early in the...
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