School


Gainesville school superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt
Gainesville school superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt will recommend to the Gainesville R-V School Board next week that the district continue on a five-day-a-week schedule in the 2019-2020 school year.  In December, Hyatt asked the board to consider a four-day school week, starting in fall 2019. A five-...

Class 2 District 9 boys tournament bracket
Gainesville boys varsity team will take on first seed Mansfield (22-2) at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Hartville. Seeding for the Class 2 District 9 tournament is Mansfield, Hartville, Seymour, Ford-land, Conway, Norwood, Cabool and Gainesville.  Gainesville Lady Bulldogs (9-13), seeded in the...
The Lutie Indians boys varsity basketball team will play Chadwick (14-10) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Marshfield. Seeding  for the tournament is Halfway, Chadwick, Bradleyville, Fair Play, Walnut Grove, Hurley, Lutie and Niangua. The Lady Indians take on first seed Walnut Grove (20-5) at 10...

Class 1 District 3 boys tournament bracket
Dora and Bakersfield boys and girls teams begin district play Saturday, Feb. 16, at Cabool. Dora boys (24-1) take on Couch (2-17) at 11 a.m., and Bakersfield boys (9-13) play Newburg (12-11) at 1:30.  Dora girls (16-9) play Couch (3-15) at 12:15. Bakersfield girls (14-9) take on Newburg (5-10) at 2...

During Friday’s homecoming festivities Dora head coach Rick Luna presented sophomore Isaac Haney with a plaque and a basketball commemorating the 1,000 points he’s accumulated so far in his high school career. Photo by Karla Smith
It’s always exciting when Hartville and Dora battle it out on the court. Last year, it took two overtime periods for the then all-freshmen Falcon basketball team to take down the Eagles. This year’s battle between the two state-ranked teams did not disappoint fans who packed the Dora gym at Friday...

Allen Woods
Allen Woods has been hired as the new superintendent of the Dora R-3 School District, beginning July 1. Woods, currently in his first year as superintendent of the Richards School District near West Plains,   replaces Steve Richards, who has accepted the superintendent’s job at Seymour beginning...

During Friday’s homecoming festivities Dora head coach Rick Luna presented sophomore Isaac Haney with a plaque and a basketball commemorating the 1,000 points he’s accumulated so far in his high school career. Photo by Karla Smith
It’s always exciting when Hartville and Dora battle it out on the court. Last year, it took two overtime periods for the then all-freshmen Falcon basketball team to take down the Eagles. This year’s battle between the two state-ranked teams did not disappoint fans who packed the Dora gym at Friday...

Allen Woods
Allen Woods has been hired as the new superintendent of the Dora R-3 School District, beginning July 1. Woods, currently in his first year as superintendent of the Richards School District near West Plains,   replaces Steve Richards, who has accepted the superintendent’s job at Seymour beginning...

Dr. Amy Britt, Bakersfield superintendent
With all of the discussion about the four-day week, I thought I would provide some experiences from  Bakersfield’s first year on this schedule.   First, teacher morale was not our reason for the four-day week. It was a nice by-product, but not the reason. Our teachers work hard and support each...

Wallace
The Gainesville school board is actively considering switching the district to a four-day school week. Lutie is also considering the switch. Bakersfield is already in its first year as a four-day-week school (see superintendent Amy Britt’s update, page 4), and Dora superintendent Steve Richards...

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