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COVID-19 Ate My Senior Year; Ava R-1 Seniors On Finishing High School At Home

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Editor’s note: We asked some Ava R-1 High School Seniors about their experience of having their senior year cut short...

Local FFA Members Receive State’s Highest FFA Honor

Haley Herrera, Kennedy Meyer and Caitlin Welch of Ava have received the State FFA Degree, the highest degree members can receive at state level....

Swatosh is a Semifinalist

Submitted Photo The preliminary selections of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars have been made, and Reagan Swatosh was  named a semifinalist. She is among approximately 620...

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...

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...

NHS Students Attend State Conference

Members of the Dorothy Norman Chapter of National Honor Society attended the Missouri Association of NHS Convention at Tan-Tar-A March 3-4. Over 300 NJHS...

Reagan Swatosh Nominated for Presidential Scholars Program

Ava R-1 High School senior Reagan Swatosh, was recently nominated as a Career and Technical Education candidate as part of the 2020 U.S. Presidential...

DAR Hosts Annual George Washington Tea and Presents Awards to Area Students

On Saturday, Feb. 15,  Taneycomo Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its annual George Washington Tea. This...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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