•  Quessenberry Elected MSBA Vice President

    Quessenberry Elected MSBA Vice President

    Ozark School Board Vice President Patty Quessenberry has been elected vice president of the Missouri School Boards’ Association for the 2022-23 school year.

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  •  First Lady Parson Visits West 4th Graders

    First Lady Parson Visits West 4th Graders

    June 13 was an exciting day for Ozark fourth graders in Rachel Hall’s Summer School class at Ozark West Elementary. Missouri First Lady Teresa Parson stopped by the classroom to talk to students about giving back and thank them for participating in her CommUNITY Service Challenge.

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  •  OHS Spring Sports

    2022 Spring Sports Highlights

    Ozark High School spring sports teams had successful 2022 seasons with many postseason awards and honors.

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  •  OHS Graduation

    OHS Class of 2022 Graduation - May 21

    Celebrate Ozark High School's Class of 2022 with the OHS graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. at JQH Arena in Springfield.

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  •  2022/23 Grade Shift & Time Changes

    2022/23 Grade Shift & Time Changes

    With the opening of the Ozark Innovation Center, there will be many grade level shifts throughout the District for the 2022-23 school year.

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  •  Lori Wilson

    Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business and Chief Financial Officer Named

    The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire Dr. Lori Wilson as the Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business and Chief Financial Officer at the May 12 meeting. Wilson will replace the current Assistant Superintendent of Business and Chief Financial Officer, Tammy Short, who is taking a leave of absence for the 2022-23 school year.

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  •  2nd Graders Bring History to Life

    2nd Graders Bring History to Life

    Do you know how Ozark got its name? What about who designed the Ozark flag or what the colors in it represent? Do you know who the Baldknobbers are or where the monument is located?  These are all the types of things Ozark second graders learn each year in the spring through the local Ozark History Unit before taking a few steps back in time themselves for a field trip to Ozark’s downtown and various historical sites. 

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  •  Dear Future Me: Ozark 5th Grade Teacher Reconnects with Graduating Seniors

    Dear Future Me: Ozark 5th Grade Teacher Reconnects with Graduating Seniors

    A group of Ozark High School seniors had a special treat this spring when they received a letter from, well, themselves. The letters were mailed by their fifth-grade teacher at North Elementary, Jill Widel.

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  •  OHS ROAR Spring Edition Hits Newsstands

    OHS ROAR Spring Edition Hits Newsstands

    Hot off the press! Ozark High School journalism and publications students are seeing all their hard work pay off with the publication of the OHS Roar Spring 2022 magazine. OHS students can pick their copy up at school.

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  •  Ozark Staff Honored at Community Awards Banquet

    Ozark Staff Honored at Community Awards Banquet

    The Finley River Community Foundation recognized four Ozark School District staff members May 7 at the annual Ozark Community Awards Banquet.

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  •  OHS Job Fair

    OHS Job Fair Welcomes Local Businesses

    Ozark High School welcomed nearly 50 local businesses to its Job Fair May 5 where employers talked to students about potential part-time, full-time and temporary employment opportunities.

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  •  OMS Booknology Program Fosters Creativity

    OMS Booknology Program Fosters Creativity

    Ozark Middle School sixth grader John Cameron enjoys video editing and graphic design, and he is considering a career in computer programming. He loves to be creative and innovative, which is why he said he always looks forward to attending Booknology in the library.

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  •  OHS Band, Choir Students Shine at State

    OHS Band, Choir Students Shine at State

    Ozark High School Band and Choir students traveled to the University of Missouri in Columbia April 29 to participate in the MSHSAA State Solo/Small Ensemble Contest.

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  •  Ozark East 2nd Grade Restaurant Teaches Life Skills

    East 2nd Grade Restaurant Teaches Life Skills

    “People don’t believe that kids can run restaurants, but they actually can.” Those are the words of Ozark East Elementary second grader Cora White. And she’s right, kids can run a restaurant. Second graders at East Elementary proved it April 26 when they served lunch to family, friends and the community. This was the culmination of an economics unit where students learned about spending, savings and loans, restaurant management, and goods and services.

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  • COC Art Contest

    OHS Art Students Honored in COC Art Contest

    Congratulations to the Ozark High School Art students who received awards for their entries in the 2021-22 COC Art Contest!

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  •  OHS Math Team

    OHS Math Team Earns First Place at State

    The Ozark High School Math team won first place in the Team event at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) State competition April 23.

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  •  Board of Education Swears in Incumbent, Newcomer; Orr Named President

    Board of Education Swears in Incumbent, Newcomer; Orr Named President

    The Ozark Board of Education is happy to welcome one incumbent and one newly-elected member following the April 5 election. Incumbent Sarah Adams Orr and newcomer Mark Jenkins were sworn onto the board at the April 14 meeting.

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  •  Thank you Ozark

    Voters Approve April 5 Ballot Issues

    Thank you for taking the time to vote April 5. Our $19 Million No Tax Increase Bond Issue & Levy Transfer passed. Your vote made a difference and will help make our schools safer while accommodating growth. The support of our community is one of our greatest assets.

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  •  Summer School

    Summer School 2022 - June 1-22

    Check out the course descriptions and register your child for Summer School 2022, which is June 1-22. Please note, Summer School isn't offered at every building because of our grade shifts for the 2022-23 school year and all of the moving that will be taking place at our schools over the summer.

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  •  OHS FBLA

    OHS FBLA Earns 19 Medals, Advances Eight to Nationals at State FBLA Conference

    Ozark High School FBLA competed at the Missouri FBLA State Leadership Conference April 10-12.

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