• Zack Owens Named Head Boys Soccer Coach

    The Ozark School District Board of Education voted to hire Zack Owens as the head boys soccer coach beginning the 2020-21 school year.

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  • 2020-21 Start Date Moved to Aug. 20

    The Board of Education voted to change the start date of the 2020-21 school year to Thursday, Aug. 20. Students will not be in school on Monday, Sept. 28, and Monday, Nov. 2, in order to build in two deep cleaning days.

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  • Board of Education Swears in 3 Incumbents; Johns Named President

    The Ozark Board of Education is happy to welcome back three members following the June 2 election. Incumbents Tom Bass, Jeff Laney and Shane Nelson, who ran uncontested, were sworn onto the Board at the June 9 meeting. Laney then passed on his duties as board president to Aaron Johns, who the Board voted to serve as president for the 2020-21 school year. Bass will serve as vice president.

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  • Farmers to Families Food Box

    As part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program, Ozark School District will be giving away more than 800 boxes of fresh produce to area families weekly through July 1.

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  • Voters Approve Ozark School District’s $26.5 Million No Tax Increase Bond Issue

    Ozark School District is pleased to announce the passage of the $26.5 million no tax increase bond issue, Operation Renovate and Innovate, after the June 2 election. 62.14% of votes cast were in favor of the ballot initiative.

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  • Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer

    Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, families that qualify for free or reduced price meals at school may be eligible for a new one-time Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) of up to $302 per child (pre-K - 12th grade) to help cover the cost of meals students have eaten at home on days that schools have been closed. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2020.

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  • Online Learning Survey for Parents

    As the 2019-20 school year comes to a close, we would like feedback from parents on your experience with our alternative methods of instruction.

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  • Summer Feeding Program

    Ozark School District will serve free breakfasts and lunches to children ages 2-18 during Summer School, June 8-26.

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  • Sports and Activity Camps

    Baseball, JROTC, soccer, volleyball, band, wrestling, basketball, softball, tennis — so many activities, so little time! Registration for 2020 Summer Sports Camps is now open.

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  • OHS Students Place in Virtual FBLA State Contest

    Six Ozark High School students placed in the top 10 — including one state championship — in the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference, which was held virtually.

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  • Summer Workout Program for Athletes

    With the cancellation of Fit for Life, we have created a summer workout program with weights, speed and agility sessions for OMS, OJH and OHS athletes. [This schedule is three pages.]

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  • Gina McBain Named Principal of West Elementary

    The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire Dr. Gina McBain as the West Elementary principal for the 2020-21 school year.

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  • Erin McAninch Named Assistant Principal of Ozark High School

    The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire Dr. Erin McAninch as the Ozark High School assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.

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  • Karen Capen Named Assistant Principal of East Elementary

    The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire Ms. Karen Capen as East Elementary assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.

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  • Longtime Baseball Coach Announces Retirement

    The Ozark Board of Education accepted the retirement of longtime baseball coach Mike Essick on Tuesday, May 12. Essick joined Ozark School District as a teacher and coach in 1993. With an overall record of 465-223, Essick led the Tigers to state championships in 2004 and 2008; third in 2002; and fourth in 2011.

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  • OHS Students Recognized in COC Art Contest

    Ozark High School art students received 11 awards in the virtual COC Art Contest.

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  • Absentee Voting Deadlines for June 2 Election

    The community of Ozark will vote on a $26.5 million no tax increase bond issue for Ozark School District during the June 2 election, which Gov. Mike Parson moved from April 7.

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  • Ozark School District COVID-19 Updates

    This will be our primary information resource regarding all COVID-19 operations. As updates are made, we will summarize those updates here with more detailed information on the relavant page, and will continue to send notifications as appropriate.

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  • Kindergarten Screening Registration Now Open

    Children learn and develop -- academically, socially and physically -- at different paces. That's why having your child participate in kindergarten screening is so important. Kindergarten screening is free to any child in Ozark School District who will be 5 years old on or before July 31.

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  • 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 May 26-29, 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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