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Gainesville Elementary School offers a preschool program to help children prepare socially and academically for their kindergarten year. Preschool teachers work with kindergarten teachers to ensure srtudents are adequately prepared for the best educational experience possible.The school is offering...
Dora R-III School District will conduct kindergarten screenings Friday, March 23. Children are eligible for kindergarten if they will be 5 years old before Aug. 1, 2018. Beginning March 1, parents of eligible children may pick up a packet that includes all forms needed for kindergarten enrollment....

A completely packed house turned out for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Gainesville Elementary School’s Grandparents Day program held Friday, March 9. Grades K-6 performed a concert under the direction of GES music teacher Laura Guin. Food service director Cindy Potter and the cafeteria staff served a roast turkey lunch to more than 400 grandparents. Gainesville High School FFA members directed traffic and helped in the cafeteria. Following the lunch, students and their grandparents were invited to a book fair in the library. Photo by Karla Smith.

If the Gainesville School’s application for a FEMA grant is accepted, the district’s tentative plans are for a new 7,800-square-foot storm-shelter structure that would be added to the front of the current high school building. The addition would create a new entrance to the school and provide space for offices, classrooms and a spacious center hallway.
At a special open school board meeting Thursday night, the Gainesville R-V School District discussed its tentative plans for a 7,800-square-foot FEMA shelter to be built on the high school campus if its grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency is accepted.Superintendent Jeffrey...
Voters in the Dora R-III School District will decide in the April 3 election whether to renew the current tax levy with a .10 increase.Dora superintendent Steve Richards says approving the levy increase carries extra importance because it brings the district’s levy back to the 3.43 level where it...

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Shelby Dawson, center, recently signed a national letter of intent to play soccer at Allen Community College in Iola, Kansas. Shelby, currently a senior at Spring Hill (Kansas) High School, is pictured here with her parents, Janette and Tyler Dawson. She is the granddaughter of John and Judy...
Gainesville High School senior Aspyn Britt signed a letter of intent Friday, Feb. 23, to run cross country at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout. Aspyn is pictured with her parents, Penny and Gene Britt (seated), her high school running coach Gary Emrick (standing, back left) and C of O cross...
This year’s Gainesville High School seniors vs. alumni basketball game is set for Friday, March 9. A pulled pork dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Donations will be accepted. The girls game starts at 6 p.m., and the boys game will follow.All alumni are invited. For more information, call Penny Britt...
Gainesville Elementary School offers a preschool program to help children prepare socially and academically for their kindergarten year. Preschool teachers work with kindergarten teachers to ensure srtudents are adequately prepared for the best educational experience possible.The school is...
Dora R-III School District will conduct kindergarten screenings Friday, March 23. Children are eligible for kindergarten if they will be 5 years old before Aug. 1, 2018. Beginning March 1, parents of eligible children may pick up a packet that includes all forms needed for kindergarten enrollment....

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