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Eighth grade students or “Challenge B class” from the local Willow Springs Classical Conversations community, traveled to Ozark and Marshfield to compete in multiple mock trials at the county courthouses during the week of April 22. It was the highlight of the debate strand for the class for the...
The West Plains Schools received perfect results from the annual school bus inspection, board of education members heard during their May meeting. The May West Plains School Board of Education meeting was held in the middle school library while a connecting hallway is being built between the main...
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At a regular school board meeting on Monday, May 13, the Glenwood R-VIII School District Board of Education approved the sale of $2,000,000 in general obligation bonds to its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart Company of St. Louis, MO. "We truly appreciate the strong vote of confidence we...
The Willow Springs School Board approved the resignation of Band Director Trevor Turner and paraprofessional Sonya Williams during its May meeting on Monday. The board also approved five new hires, including three new teachers.    The open meeting began with Debbie Bryan being sworn in as a...
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Arbor Day literally translates to “tree day,” a tradition started in 1872 as a support to the Conservation Movement that is celebrated in the United States on the last Friday of April during spring planting seasons. This year, as part of the Ozark Spring, National Society Daughters of the American...
The Mountain View Garden Club is delighted to announce that Sydney Radford, a graduating senior at Library High  School, has been named this years recipient of the club's Emily Holden Scholarship.   Radford is an excellent student and very active in the schools FFA program where she has won...
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The Willow Springs High School Biology class attended a First Green program at Mountain View’s Municipal Golf Course on Thursday, May 2. First Green is a program of the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).    The...
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Willow Springs Cruise-In Events awarded $1,000 scholarships to three graduating Willow Springs High School seniors Saturday night. Organizers have been raising money to support students seeking vocational or technical training, even hosting the Bear Town Tear Down last fall for that purpose. The...
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The Zizzer Pride Band has a new leader. The district is pleased to announce Zane Johnson has been selected as the new director of bands. Johnson is currently the band director at Mountain View-Birch Tree School District.     As Rocky Long, the current director of bands prepares to retire at...

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