• OHS Science Olympiad Team Takes 2nd at Regionals

    The Ozark High School Science Olympiad Team is preparing for state competition after winning second place at the Southwest Regional Tournament Feb. 22 at Missouri State University. Ozark placed in 19 of the 23 events, securing a trophy and 44 medals or ribbons.

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  • DECA State Bound, Sets New School Record

    Ozark High School set a new record this year for the number of DECA students who qualify for state competition. Out of the 94 Ozark students who competed at the District Career Development Conference Feb. 20 in Springfield, 30 students are now sharpening their skills and preparing for state.

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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 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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  • ICAP Night

    Each spring, OJH and OHS students and their parents are encouraged to participate in ICAP night -- a time for students and their parents to meet with Tiger Time/advisory teachers and collectively discuss classes that best fit with the student's future goals.

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  • Getting Scientific: OJH Science Olympiad Team Ready for Competition Feb. 22

    Ozark Junior High students stay after school weekly to practice, study and often build things for their chosen events. Students hope that hard work pays off at the Science Olympiad regional competition Feb. 22 at Missouri State University.

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  • Karen & Dennis Miller Award for Secondary Teacher of the Year

    The Finley River Community Foundation honored Ozark High School Teacher Betsey Rice with the 2020 Karen & Dennis Miller Award for Secondary Teacher of the Year.

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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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  • FBLA brings home 32 medals from District Leadership Conference

    Ozark FBLA participated in the District Leadership Conference Feb. 4 at Missouri State University where eight students were named district champions. Thirty-five Ozark High School students participated in the competition, bringing home 32 medals in 26 events.

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  • Bond Q & A

    Operation Renovate & Innovate and the $26.5 million no tax increase bond issue impacts every student, provides fiscal responsibility and enhances our educational philosophy. Find out how with this Q & A.

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  • District Adds No Tax Increase Bond Issue on April Ballot

    Ozark voters will see a question from Ozark School District on the April, 2020 ballot -- a $26.5 million no tax increase bond issue for renovation of the Ozark Innovation Center and expansion of Tiger Paw Early Childhood Center.

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  • Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Ozark Cheer

    Ozark Cheer is among the 20 Class of 2020 inductees of the January Enshrinement presented by Killian Construction, which was held at the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield. It is the first cheer program in the state of Missouri to be inducted.

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  • Ozark JROTC Rifle Team Named State Champs

    The Ozark Air Rifle Team took three teams to the Missouri State Rifle Championship Jan. 17, bringing home a first, second and third place.

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  • Contract Extended for Superintendent Dr. Bauman

    At the Jan. 16 Ozark Board of Education meeting, the board unanimously approved a three-year contract for Superintendent Dr. Chris Bauman. Bauman will continue to lead Ozark through the 2022-23 school year. Three years is the longest contract a school board may offer a superintendent under Missouri law. This represents a vote of confidence in Bauman's leadership.

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  • OHS Participates in Poetry Out Loud

    Congratulations to Ozark's Poetry Out Loud school champion Hanna McConnell, runner-up Raegan Livers, and 12 classroom winners who competed in the annual poetry recitation contest.

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  • 2020-2021 Calendar Finalized

    The calendar for the 2020-2021 school year is finalized, and we want to take this opportunity to explain some big changes. Our first day of school is Aug. 24.

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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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