Bakersfield

Photo, far right: Dora runners, from left, Bryson Luna, Austin White, Mason Luna and Auston Luna qualified for state when they finished in third place in the 4x200 relay during the Class 1 Section 2 track meet Saturday, May 12, at Carl Junction High School. The  relay team will compete in the Class...

Cameron Yeager Bakersfield High School FBLA VP of Membership
Ozark County was represented at the state level of FBLA by Cameron Yeager of Bakersfield High School and Faith Harlin of Gainesville High School for the 2017-18 school year. Their terms ended after this school year, and the two are graduating, but both students said the experience was a rewarding...
Bakersfield will hold its eighth grade promotion ceremony in the Taylor gymnasium at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10.  The senior awards and scholarship program will be at 9 a.m. Friday, May 11.Bakersfield’s senior graduation  ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, in the Jerry Taylor gymnasium. A...
Bakersfield eighth graders and teachers traveled to Jefferson City April recently to visit the Missouri state Capitol. Their trip included a visit with District 155 Rep. Lyle Rowland. Front row, from left: Tyler Peters, Hunter Lashley, Melanie Zastrow, Emmi Tucker, Nautica Smith, Kaylin Williams,...
Bakersfield’s academic team took first place at the district Scholar Bowl held Saturday, April 14, at Koshkonong.The team will compete at sectionals in Joplin on April 24. Members of the team are, from left, Makenzie Lester, Hunter Bentley, Nathan Talley, Brevin Bales, Nathan Scott, Doug Tefft,...
Bakersfield sixth-grader Isabella Marin won a Nextbook Ares 8 tablet after accumulating more than 500 Accelerated Reading points. In the program, students accumulate points by reading a book then take a computerized test on the book. The higher the grade level on the book, the more points it’s...
Wednesday, April 18 Bakersfield - State FFA Convention in Columbia. Middle school track meet, Strafford, time TBA.Gainesville - State FFA Convention in Columbia. Junior high and high school softball vs. Fordland, home, 4:30 p.m. High school golf at Ava, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 7th grade MAP math test....
When the votes were totaled on election night, Christopher Bales had been elected to the Bakersfield school board with 104 votes, but the other two candidates, Michael Scott and Mike Zimmer, were tied for the second seat with 100 votes each. After the election was certified Friday by Ozark County...
Wednesday, April 11 Gainesville - ASCD (Automotive) certification exam, 8 a.m. Trig Star testing, 8 a.m. Thursday, April 12 Bakersfield - Regular board meeting and reorganization, 6 p.m. Track and field at West Plains. Varsity/ middle school softball vs. Alton, away, 4:30 p.m. 8th grade trip to the...

Gainesville Schools’ bus mechanic Jerry Beasley was pleased that the district’s 16 buses passed the recent annual inspection by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 100 percent – for the sixth year in a row. Beasley, a 1983 GHS graduate, has been the district’s mechanic for 27 years. He says he’s seen a lot of changes in the vehicles since he hired on with the district in 1996. For one thing, all the buses are diesel now and may have computerized components. The price has gone up too. A new bus these days can cost $85,000, he said.
The annual inspection of Ozark County schools’  buses was completed recently by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Here are the unofficial results, as reported by the schools:Bakersfield superintendent Amy Britt said “two minor issues” were found during the recent inspection there. One issue...

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