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FFA Students Take 3 Day Ag Industry Tour

by Kerre Clark President, Ava FFA Boosters Last week, the Ava FFA Booster Club sponsored the third Ava FFA Ag Industry Tour. Ava FFA Booster Club Vice...

A Night Under the Stars

Ava’s Square came alive with music, food and fellowship last Friday evening as high school juniors and seniors rallied together for a special prom...

Booster Club Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Ava FFA Booster Club recently awarded scholarships to four seniors graduating in the  Class of 2020.  Each student received $1,250.  The recipients, show...

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...
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