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Tina Poe’s kindergarten students at Gainesville Elementary were all dressed up last week for an early celebration of Thanksgiving. Front row, from left: Hunter Barnett, Akaysha McFall, Lillian Beasley, Levi Simmons. Middle: Corbin Collins, Jake Hogan, Grace Welch, Ella Morris, Ainsley Luna. Back:...
Gainesville School’s archery team has some brand-new equipment, thanks to generous donations and money raised by parents selling T-shirts. “What an incredible experience to be part of a community that supports its local school,” said  Greg Lowder, who coaches the archery team along with Melinda...
Members of the Gainesville chapter of the Youth Empowerment Project recently attended the annual YEP conference in Springfield. Pictured are, front row, from left: Ryan Poe, John Meals, Camden Evans, Gwendolyn Broderick, Yasmine Moray, Olivia Milligan. Back: Daniel Winrod, Wesley Zacher, Andrew...
The Gainesville High School Science Club on Saturday, Nov. 4, took its annual caving trip to Brown’s Cave in Douglas County. Club adviser Melinda Peirce said everyone got very dirty but had a fun time. Bottom row, from left: Kassandra Barnett, Dalton Barnett, Payton Lynne and adviser Melinda Peirce...
Bakersfield Elementary School recently announced the names of students who were named to  its principal’s and A/B honor rolls for the first quarter. Those named to the principal’s honor roll made all A’s; those named to the A/B honor roll made all A’s and B’s.   Principal’s honor roll   First grade...
Gainesville High School senior Aspyn Britt was recently named to the Southwest Missouri 2017 all-region cross country team. She is the daughter of Gene and Penny Britt of Gainesville.
The Gainesville High School FBLA chapter participated in the 2017 FBLA National Fall Leadership Conference Nov. 9-11 at the  St. Louis Hyatt Regency Hotel in St. Louis. The conference provided students with opportunities to learn business and networking skills and to grow as leaders. Members...

Dora High School 2016 graduate Shane Olmsted, right, accepted his American FFA Degree recently at the National FFA Convention in Washington, D.C.
Shane Olmsted, a 2016 graduate of Dora High School, was recently awarded the American FFA Degree at the 90th annual FFA Convention in Washington, D.C. The degree is awarded to members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and made significant accomplishments in their...
The Gainesville Junior and Senior High Chess team won the second place trophy in the Howell County Chess Championship Oct. 26 in West Plains. Gavin Broderick received the fourth place medal in the high school division, and Ayden Argent was awarded fourth place in the middle school division. ...
The annual Blue & White scrimmage games will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13. A pie auction will be held to help raise funds for expenses incurred by the teams. Each ball player is asked to bring a baked item to donate.

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