Arts/Education

Eleven school districts will be awarded grant funds for student field trips to karst locations in the Ozarks. School districts receiving grant funds are Ava R-1, Glenwood R-8, Houston R-1, Howell Valley R-1, Licking R-8, Mountain Grove R-3, Mountain View-Birch Tree R-3, Plato R-5, Willow Springs...
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Fall color is starting to show and that means it is time for the Willow Springs Arts Council annual Sponsorship Campaign. Once a year, from October through December, the Arts Council raises funds to continue supporting art events for the area. Since 2008, the Arts Council has worked toward their...
The Willow Springs R-IV Board of Education held their monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 9. Items on the agenda included: approval of consent agenda; administrative reports; school safety review; financial update; facilities update; comments from guests; items for action; and an executive session...
The West Plains School District Board of Education called for a special meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 12:00 p.m. in the central office. The meeting will discuss the athletic/academic conference and, if needed, approval of the conference.
The Richards R-V School District Board of Education will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Items on the agenda include: approval of consent agenda; administrative reports; program evaluations, facilities and safety, instructional programs; and an...
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The West Plains School District is thrilled to announce Lilia Bennington, a junior trombonist from the West Plains High School Band, has achieved an extraordinary milestone by securing a coveted spot in the esteemed ensemble of the Honors Performance Series Concert Band at Carnegie Hall in New...
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On Thursday, Oct. 5, G&W Foods presented a check to the Willow Springs Elementary School for collecting one percent of all the receipts brought in by the elementary students from last year. Pictured above, left to right: Dan Sheehan, Principal; Chris Rodgers; Emery McKee, third grade; Trustyn...
Officials with Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) and the Missouri State University Foundation will make an announcement at 11:00 a.m. Oct. 6 at Looney Hall, 128 Garfield Ave., in West Plains. Officials will announce a significant gift that has led to the naming of the new nursing...
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Angie Kinder, West Plains, has been named the new director of the Head Start program for the region. Kinder will oversee the Head Start Centers in Alton, Ava, Bakersfield, Cabool, Gainesville, Grovespring, Licking, Mansfield, Mountain Grove, Mountain View, Thayer, West Plains, and Willow...
All community members are invited to attend the annual state of the university address at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Hass-Darr Hall on the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) campus. MSU President Clif Smart will give an update on activities at the Springfield campus, specifically...

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