• Preschool Screening Registration Open for Tiger Paw

    Children who live in Ozark School District may be eligible to attend one of the Early Childhood Preschool programs, and can participate in a free preschool screening. Slated March 23-27, screenings are open for children who will be 3 years old on or before July 31, and children who are 4 years old. To schedule a preschool screening appointment, call (417) 582-5992.

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  • Inclement Weather Procedures

    In case we need to use late start or early release procedures, we want you to be informed of the process. There are many factors to include and consider. Student and faculty safety is the primary concern in making the call for cancellation versus late start or early release.

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  • Helen Hawkins Award for Elementary Teacher of the Year

    The Finley River Community Foundation honored South Elementary Teacher Jenny Curtis with the 2020 Helen Hawkins Award for Ozark Schools Elementary Teacher of the Year.

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  • Support Staff of the Year

    The Finley River Community Foundation honored North Elementary Kitchen Manager Sue Walker as 2020 Ozark Schools Support Staff of the Year.

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  • Volunteer of the Year

    The Finley River Community Foundation honored East Elementary Watch Dog volunteers Pat Sears and Brandon Sears as the 2020 Ozark Schools Volunteer of the Year.

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  • Tiger Tones: North, South Honor Choirs Combine to Perfect Harmony

    Ozark Elementary Tiger Tones is a combined elementary honor choir for fourth- and fifth-grade students at South and North elementary schools. The 70 students chosen must audition and then commit to weekly after-school practices. Debuting in the 2018-19 school year, Harmon and South Elementary music teacher Lauren Wilkins said combining the two choirs was a great decision.

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  • Dad Surprises 3rd Grade Son After 18-Month Deployment

    Ozark third grader Zane Fitzpatrick knew he was going to get to see his dad soon, but Jan. 8 was 12 days too soon. So, when his dad walked into the room at West Elementary, Zane was a bit confused.

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  • 5th Grader Qualifies for Regional Math Competition

    On Oct. 26, fifth grade KITES student Alan Shih competed in a local math competition at Southwest Baptist University, placing in multiple events.

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  • 2019 Annual Performance Report

    Each year the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education publishes an Annual Performance Report (APR) for all school districts. Ozark achieved an "exceeding" growth level in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics on the 2019 report.

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  • Ozark FFA Hosts Fall Fest for First Graders

    Ozark High School FFA students had some fun with first graders for the club's annual Fall Fest at the FFA Farm. Elementary students got the full farm experience through outdoor games, a petting zoo, a hayride, pumpkin decorating, face painting and even s'mores around a campfire -- all while learning about agriculture.

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  • North 5th Graders Raising Chickens

    Did you know it only takes 21 days for a fertilized chicken egg to hatch into a healthy chick? Fifth graders at North Elementary can tell you all about it. In fact, this week they're telling other students about the life cycle of chickens through various presentations.

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  • The Big Top Cafe: West 4th Graders Turn Geography Lesson into Fundraiser

    Fourth graders at Ozark West Elementary took a walk on the wild side while researching continents of the world and the wildlife that calls them home during their geography unit.

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  • North 5th Graders Learn about Hydroponic Systems

    Can plants grow without soil? If you’re not sure of the answer, talk to a North Elementary fifth grader. They can not only answer that question, but they can tell you exactly what a plant does need to grow, as well as how to build a hydroponic system at home.

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  • Seeking Community Feedback

    As we move forward in the planning stages of Operation Renovate & Innovate, we would like to ask for your help designing the new high school innovation center.

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  • Ozark School District Purchases Facility as Part of Long Range Plan

    SLS Audio Products - Dolby Laboratories now has a new neighbor as Ozark School District closed on the purchase of the commercial property known as the Fasco building located at 1600 W. Jackson St. in Ozark on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The $4.1 million purchase is part of Phase 1 of the District's Long Range Plan, which the Board of Education approved in March, and will serve as an extension of the main Ozark High School campus and a new location of District Office.

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  • Ozark Summer School Students on an EDventure

    Over the past few weeks, have you seen Ozark Zoology students at the Finley River exploring? Or maybe you saw OHS students in the Personal Finance class comparing prices at Cash Saver. Or you could have seen students in the Leadership Through Writing class talking to residents and cleaning the courtyard at the nursing home. That's because Summer School is in full swing and offers students the opportunity to participate in unique, hands-on activities.

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  • North 3rd Graders Open for Business

    The cafeteria at North Elementary was abuzz May 15, but not with children eating. Instead, third graders were opening their businesses for the culmination of a three-week economics unit.

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  • Missouri Governor Visits West Elementary

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited students at West Elementary May 10. He stopped by a few classrooms before talking to students in an assembly about the importance of teachers and recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week.

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  • West 4th Grader Qualifies for National Math Competition

    Alan Shih, a fourth grade student at West Elementary, competed at the state math contest held May 4 by the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Mathleague.org at Columbia College in Columbia.

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  • Elizabeth Dawson Named Assistant Director of Early Childhood

    The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire Elizabeth Dawson as the assistant director for early childhood.

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