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Lauren Suter gets vaccinations at the Ozark County Health Department to meet Missouri requirements for school attendance. Ozark County schools begin their 2018-19 academic year in less than a month. For a complete list of required immunizations, contact the health department, or visit their Facebook page. The health department is offering a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Call 679-3334 for an appointment or for more information.
County schools are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Important dates and guidelines are listed below. Bakersfield R-IV SchoolBakersfield school officials remind all students and parents that state law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide verification...

Gainesville R-V school board member Marti Warden, left, and food service employee Mary Ann Moore discuss the plans for expansion and renovation of the elementary school cafeteria if the 75-cent levy increase proposal passes in the Aug. 7 primary election. In addition to being able to seat more students, the cafeteria would also serve as a storm shelter. Times photo/Jenny Yarger
Gainesville R-5 School District will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. In addition to touring the schools, enjoying a free dinner and meeting administrators and teachers, community members are invited and encouraged to attend informational...

Times photos/Norene Prososki
Close to 70 people attended Monday night’s informal information session at Gainesville High School regarding the 75-cent levy increase proposal that will appear on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot. The increase would bring the school levy from the state minimum of  $2.75 to $3.50, still one of...

Times photos/Norene Prososki
Close to 70 people attended Monday night’s informal information session at Gainesville High School regarding the 75-cent levy increase proposal that will appear on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot. The increase would bring the school levy from the state minimum of  $2.75 to $3.50, still one of...

If the Gainesville R-V School District's 75-cent levy-increase proposal is approved by voters in the Aug. 7 primary, the district will replace interior and classroom doors with high-security doors that offer better protection for students and teachers. Here, district business manager Allisa West shows one of the original interior doors in the 55-year-old school that would be replaced. Times photo / Jenny Yarger
It's been 25 years since Gainesville R-V School District voters approved a levy increase. That 1993 increase, of about 30 cents per $100 assess valuation, was dedicated exclusively to fund the construction of the "new" elementary school. And when that facility was completely paid for in 2008, the...

If the Gainesville R-V School District's 75-cent levy-increase proposal is approved by voters in the Aug. 7 primary, the district will replace interior and classroom doors with high-security doors that offer better protection for students and teachers. Here, district business manager Allisa West shows one of the original interior doors in the 55-year-old school that would be replaced. Times photo / Jenny Yarger
It's been 25 years since Gainesville R-V School District voters approved a levy increase. That 1993 increase, of about 30 cents per $100 assess valuation, was dedicated exclusively to fund the construction of the "new" elementary school. And when that facility was completely paid for in 2008, the...
This photo taken by Gainesville High School agriculture teacher Jon Wilson won the People's Choice award in this year's 2018 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Wilson's photo, titled "Curious," was also runner-up in the contest's "Farm...

The Gainesville High School FBLA parliamentary procedure team competed at the National Leadership Conference that was held June 28-July 2 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gainesville FBLA members attending the national conference were, from left, Blakely Morrison, Shelby Kinsey, Eli Amyx, Madison Trivitt and Abigail Milligan. The students were accompanied by adviser Chelsey Gilmore.
The FBLA National Leadership Conference was held June 28 through July 2 in Baltimore, Maryland, where the Gainesville High School parliamentary procedures team competed and Gainesville FBLA member Eli Amyx was installed as the 2018-2019 North Central Region vice president.The students traveled to...

Westin Wilson
Westin  Wilson from the Gainesville High School FFA chapter attended the state FFA HYMAX freshmen leadership camp June 15-17. The camp, sponsored by the Missouri FFA Association, was held at Camp Rising Sun at the Lake of the Ozarks State Park.  Only 100 high school freshmen students were chosen to...

Logan Strong, a recent Missouri State Univeristy graduate with a degree in exercise and movement science, is starting JUMP! Academy, a new after-school program for Gainesville students.
A new after-school program for elementary students in Gainesville is in the works for the 2018-2019 school year. The program, JUMP! Academy, is not affiliated with Gainesville R-V Schools. It’s the brainchild of Logan Strong, a recent Missouri State University graduate who holds a degree in...

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