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The Gainesville Girl Scouts collected $175 and several bags of non-perishable food and toiletry items during their recent collection drive at Town & Country Supermarket to assist the Care to Learn program at Gainesville Schools. From left: Brianna Conterous, Amber Gibson and Valerie Campbell...

Gainesville senior guard Brodie Chapman drives around a Koshkonong player during Thursday’s 84-34 home court victory. Photo by Karla Smith.
Hard work is paying off for the Gainesville Bulldogs, who still hold a perfect record after the first five games of the season. “I’m very proud of our effort on the boards and the focus from the boys in practice,” said coach Matt Powell. The Bulldogs started their week with a home court win over...
Two Gainesville High School teams participated in an academic team tournament Saturday, Dec. 2, at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, competing with 18 other teams from area schools. Gainesville’s varsity team ended the day 6-2, and Ben Pointer and Eli Amyx were recognized in the top 10...

First grade winners at the Ozark County Spelling Bee held at Gainesville Elementary Tuesday, Nov. 28, were, from left, first place, Carter Wallace, Lutie; second place, Taylor Frazier, Gainesville; third place Lola Wade, Gainesville; and fourth place, Allison Lubonne, Dora.

This segment of Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s recently released audit of the 2015-2016 financial data that schools reported to the state shows salary information for administrators and teachers at Ozark County Schools. Galloway’s report accompanying the stateway listings noted that, over a two-year period, Missouri school superintendent salaries have increased by 31 percent while teacher salaries increased by only 22 percent.
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway on Monday released an audit of the 2015-2016 financial data reported by K-12 schools to the state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).  The audit specifically reviewed administration costs, which include the expenses of the principals’...

This “keyhole” photo of Dora students sharing the drug-free message “Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free” was one of 10 winning school entries nationwide in the 2017 National Red Ribbon photo contest. Dora teachers Sherry Ross and Bev Davison led efforts that won $2,000 in prize money for the school. Dora students pictured are Lindsay Tabor, front. Middle row, from left: Mason Rice, Daniel Craig, Kelby Massey. Top: Kenny Coughlin, Skyler Ledbetter, Cameron Ward. Other student participants, not pictured, were Keeli Land, Andrew Turnbull and Sydnie Williams.
Dora R-III School had two big winners in the recent 2017 National Red Ribbon photo contest. Teacher Sherry Ross led students, faculty and staff in decorating the campus with this year’s theme, “Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free.” At the same time, teacher Bev Davison and her family honored the...

Gainesville FCCLA officers and their adviser are pictured in front of the White House during a recent trip to Washington, D.C., for the FCCLA National Cluster Meeting. From left: chapter reporter Branetta McNece, president Liz Morse, adviser Betsy Ritchie and historian Makayla Mansker.
Three officers in the Gainesville High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapter attended the FCCLA National Cluster Meeting Nov. 8-12 in Washington, D.C.  Through club fundraising efforts and with money contributed on their own, Branetta McNeve, Liz Morse and Makayla Mansker...
A silent auction benefiting the Gainesville Care to Learn program will be held Dec. 7 during the Gainesville Elementary School’s Christmas program. Bidding on the items will begin at 5 p.m. and will continue until 6:45 p.m., when the second half of the Christmas program begins. Winners will be...

Photo by Amy Ingalsbe.
The Bakersfield Scholar Bowl varsity team recently won the Team Academic Relay during a competition at Koshkonong. Bakerfield students winning individual medals were, from left, Hailee Collins, third place, JV language arts; Nathan Talley, first place varsity science; Andrea Yount, third place JV...
The ninth-ranked Dora Falcons traveled to Van Buren Saturday, Nov. 25, to play seventh-ranked Risco in the Current River Shootout.  “Risco was coming off a 25-2 season last year and brought back their top four players,” said Dora coach Rick Luna. “We knew it would be a good test for us starting the...

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