• Masking & Face Covering Requirements

    Our team evaluated every classroom in the District regarding size, number of students and furniture design to assess our ability to socially distance. For classrooms where this is not an option, face coverings give us the best opportunity for opening school on time and in person. As a result, our emergency operations committee has updated our Emergency Operations Plan to include a Social Distancing and Masking Annex approved by the school board, which requires face coverings when social distancing is not an option.

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  • Back to School Information

    Find everything you need to know about heading back to school for the 2020-21 school year: Registration information, school supply lists, educational options and more!

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  • Ozark Adding 7 Buses to Fleet

    Ozark School District is excited to announce that the Transportation Department has added seven buses to its fleet for the 2020-21 school year.

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  • Returning to School Safety Plans

    All of our returning to school safety plans can be found here.

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  • 2020-21 Educational Options

    Every family is in a unique situation. We strive to provide students with access to a wide array of learning opportunities to help them succeed and be safe.

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  • 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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