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The West Plains High School is set to provide a modified graduation ceremony with reduced numbers to comply with local and state ordinances and to observe safe interaction while providing the best possible ceremony for our graduates. The Class of 2020 will have its commencement ceremony on...
Abigail Kelley, Dora Class of 2020 (submitted)
This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Willow Springs High School seniors Zowie Hayes and Carson Lowe as well as to two seniors at Dora High School, Abigail Kelley and Kylie Smith.  Shelter Agent Terry Newton sponsored and partially funded this scholarship...
The Mountain View-Birch Tree school board met via Zoom call Thursday night. The board is hoping that future meetings will be able to again be held in person, as internet lags continually impeded fluid discussion during the meeting. In reviewing the school district’s monthly bills, attention was...
Officials at Missouri State University-West Plains recently purchased new welding and fabricating equipment for the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT). Funds from a Delta Regional Authority rural workforce grant awarded in December 2019 were used to purchase a VRTEX 360...
Associate of Arts in General Studies Mtn. View: Amanda Jewel Farris, Angelina Michelle Herold, Melissa G. Pruett, Rachel R. Randolph, Sara Ashley Schulz, Dallas Rae Schweighauser, Cassandra Mae Sullivan, Rhonda Kay Sullivan, Anthony Shayne Weisbrod, Megan Dawn Zitter     Pomona: Ashley...
The Willow Springs School Board met virtually for its regular May meeting on May 11. The Board accepted resignations from eighth grade teacher, Jeff Fisher and from kindergarten teacher, Gloria Crewse.  Offered contracts for the 2020/2021 academic year were: Crystal Sarton for kindergarten,...
Several students were recognized by the Division of Fine, Applied and Literary Arts during the annual Honors Day Convocation, shown live online on May 12, 2020 from the Alexander Campbell Auditorium at Culver-Stockton College. Students were recognized for overall academic achievement,...
After 61 credit hours and over 450 clinical hours in healthcare facilities, fourteen Accelerated LPN to RN students can now take their licensure exam and join the ranks as Registered Nurses (RNs). Prior to this year-long program, the students were Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who decided to...
Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is reminding Missourians to enter the MO Money Sweepstakes before June 4. The sweepstakes will give away $100,000 in MOST 529 contributions, with the first drawing this Friday, May 15, and the final drawing June 4.  50 scholarships will be awarded—25 $...
The West Plains School District will offer two opportunities for summer school this year.  A virtual summer school will begin May 26 through June 30.  The district also plans to provide an in-person Learning Academy session for elementary and middle school students from July 6 to July 30. ...

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