Arts/Education

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The Willow Springs R-IV School District announced on Feb. 21 the promotion of Nick Schmitt to the position of high school principal, effective August 1, 2022. The decision is pending school board approval, said school board president Tony Friga. He fully expects the school board to approve the...
The R-III Mountain View-Birch Tree School Board will meet tomorrow, February 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mountain View Elementary School Media Center.  This month, the school board will vote on the Summer School schedule. According to the published agenda, Superintendent Don Christensen is...
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The 2022 Hoop Queen Candidates of Willow Springs High School walked onto the court Friday, Feb. 11 to find out who would win this year’s crown.  One of the candidates is Cailey Green, 18, the daughter of Brandon Green and Tina Espinosa. Cailey has lived in Willow Springs her entire life and...
The Willow Springs FFA Chapter in Willow Springs will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 19-26, 2022. This National FFA Week embraces more than 94 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization's future. More than 760,000 members will participate in National FFA Week activities...
Twenty-two school districts across seven counties in Southern Missouri have come together to recruit new education talent to their region. The newly launched, “Teach in the Ozarks” initiative is a one-of-a-kind effort spurred by yet another semester of school starting with open teaching...
West Plains Bank and Trust Company is offering one-time $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in the West Plains, Mountain View-Birch Tree, Willow Springs, and Houston school districts who are interested in pursuing careers in banking or a related field. To be eligible, applications must be...
Preschool Screening Preschool screening for South Fork Elementary and West Plains Elementary will be held on Friday, April 8, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the West Plains Civic Center. The screenings are by appointment only and are free to any child in the West Plains School District who will be...
Create a personalized, rustic, farmhouse, windmill at this workshop in February. West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA) will host the workshop, conducted by local artist Tara Shahan, on February 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Trillium Trust offices, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd. in West Plains. Cost for the...
The West Plains Education Foundation is hosting a Super Bowl LVI raffle. 100% of funds raised will benefit classroom innovation grants in the West Plains School District. One winner will receive, a 75-inch FireTV and surround sound from Richards Brothers Feed, $150 Visa gift card from Nosari...
Citing recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, the Mountain View-Birch Tree school district cancelled in-person classes until January 24. Superintendent Don Christensen confirmed in a phone interview that two-hundred students and twenty-four staff members were out of school as of Tuesday morning.  The...

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