Arts/Education

Area residents interested in applying to the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) regular track program at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) have until March 1 to submit their application. The March 1 deadline is for students who wish to apply for a seat in the cohort that will run...
'The Star Dramatic Company is proud to present 'Brilliant Traces', written by Cindy Lou Johnson and directed by Jennifer Spencer. Set in a remote cabin in the Wilds of Alaska, as a blizzard rages outside, a lonely figure sleeps under a heap of blankets. Suddenly awakened from the knocking of an...
Photo Credit: Brenda Taylor
OPENED JANUARY 16 AT THE GALLERY AT THE CENTER      West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA) will host an exhibition of works by eight artist-members of the Ventures in Art group.  WPCA will host the exhibition of works in the Gallery at the Center, West Plains Civic Center from January 16...
The R-IV Willow Springs School Board updated the District’s Safe Return Plan during the regular January meeting.  School nurse Michelle Ferguson gave an update on positive cases and the current number of students excluded from school. At the time of the meeting, there were 4 positives, and 24...
Thanks to donors like the Jack and Inez Pahlmann family, the West Plains Education Foundation can support programs like the West Plains High School Project Lead the Way. The funds will be used to enrich the educational experiences of the students. To learn more about what the West Plains...
Only two candidates have filed for the two vacant seats on the R-III Mountain View-Birch Tree School Board: Mikael Orchard and Josh Roberts. The School Board is expected to certify these results of the filing period, which ended on December 28, and to advise the County Clerks that no election...
At the 2021 December Board of Education meeting, Mr. Steven Crask was hired as a West Plains Middle School Assistant Principal for the 2022-23 school year. Mr. Crask has taught in the Alton School District and Fairview School District. He is a 2007 West Plains High School graduate. Crask will...
Harlin Museum is set to host its Annual Fiber Arts & Textile Arts Competition Show--on display in the Hathcock Gallery January 21st – February 13th, 2022. Entry dates for all competition categories will be January 14-15, 12pm-4pm at the museum. The show’s entries will be on display in the...
A gap in communication between the Willow Springs R-IV staff and the school board has been bridged following last Wednesday’s meeting. In a special session called by the school board, a delegation representing teachers and support staff from across the school district met in the school district...
Area residents age 62 and over who would like to take a class at Missouri State University-West Plains during the 2022 spring semester can do so under the Senior Citizen Fee Waiver Program. Senior citizens can register beginning at 8 a.m. January 14, at the registration and records office in Cass...

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