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The Lutie school board voted unanimously last week to transition to a four-day school week beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.
During its meeting Thursday night, Feb. 21, the Lutie R-VI Board of Education approved the district’s transition to a four-day school week beginning in August for the 2019-20 school year. The vote was unanimous in favor of altering the district’s schedule to fewer, but longer, days of instruction...

Back-to-back district champs Members of the Class 1 District 3 champion Dora Falcons basketball team are, from left, (front row) manager Xavier Jewell, Dylan Martin, Mason Luna, Isaac Haney, Landon Luna, Evan Smith, Auston Luna, Robbie Luna, Trace Luna, manager Isaac Luna; (back row) assistant coach Joshua Strong, assistant coach Paxton Smith, Bo Collins, Cayden Peck, Colby Hoover, Waylon Masters, Korey Murphy, Bryson Luna, Jacob Freiman, Kyle Hambelton, head coach Rick Luna, manager Curtis Warren. Photo by Karla Smith
The Dora Falcons beat defending state champion Eminence Redwings 64-59 Friday, Feb. 23, to win the Class 1 District 3 championship. “I’m super proud of my team’s effort,” said Dora head coach Rick Luna. “Going up against the defending state champs was no easy task.” The win marks back-to-back...

Using a $10,000 donation from the Leroy and Ovia Marie McGinnis Fund in the Ozark Community Foundation with other grant funding that’s been applied for, Gainesville High School is “reutilizing” its current library into a learning lab / media center. This architectural rendering by Sapp Design shows how the traditional library space will be remodeled.
Gainesville R-V School District is not getting rid of its library, says superintendent Jeff Hyatt, responding to recent social media posts that made claims to the contrary. “We’re relocating and remodeling the current junior high / high school library to become a combination computer learning lab...

The Lutie school board voted unanimously last week to transition to a four-day school week beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.
During its meeting Thursday night, Feb. 21, the Lutie R-VI Board of Education approved the district’s transition to a four-day school week beginning in August for the 2019-20 school year. The vote was unanimous in favor of altering the district’s schedule to fewer, but longer, days of instruction...

Bakersfield photos by Amy Ingalsbe
Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming Members of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman attendant Hannah Bean, sophomore attendant Grace Miller, junior attendant Erin Heavener, homecoming queen...

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-...

Bakersfield photos by Amy Ingalsbe
Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming Members of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman attendant Hannah Bean, sophomore attendant Grace Miller, junior attendant Erin Heavener, homecoming queen...

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...

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