• Leading the Way

    Leading the Way

    Dakota Hathcock

    March 15, 2017

    On March 7th, a troop of students ventured forward to uphold the mantle of leadership at the Missouri Association of National Honor Society’s Convention at Tan-Tar-A. The MANHS convention held a conference specifically for Leadership and the art of leading. Student Leaders are evident everywhere you go. ...

    NHS Convention Members line up for a snapshot.

  • Math and Science Relays

    Math and Science Relays

    Hunter Watson

    March 15, 2017

    Every year, our SCA competes in the famed Math and Science Relays, which test the best of the best and determine some of the smartest kids in our SCA. But how does a person get chosen to compete in the Relay? Teachers like Mrs. Haltom and Mrs. Decker pick students with the best and highest grades in ...

    Students Relax After a Test During the Relay.

    AJ Vanvalkenburg.

  • PeeWee Basketball Tournament

    PeeWee Basketball Tournament

    Hunter Watson

    March 15, 2017

    On Tuesday the 28th, the Intramural, or PeeWee, Basketball Tournament began! It was held in the middle school on February 28th at 5:30, 6:05, 6:40, and 7:15. There were also middle school games on March 2nd at 5:30, 6:05, 6:40, 7:15, and 7:50. Then, there were the final middle school games on March 3r...

    Scores from fifth and sixth grade girls' tournament posted outside gym.

  • Is Spring Break Broken?

    Is Spring Break Broken?

    Ryan McFarlin

    March 14, 2017

    Spring break starts on March 16th after parent teacher conferences and goes to the 20th, and most students cannot wait for it. Most students make plans for this break, such as a vacation or going to a few local events. To make students even more excited, Easter Break will go from April 14 to April 18. T...

    Ava High School West Building front entrance.

  • #Social Media #Risky

    #Social Media #Risky

    Ryan McFarlin

    March 14, 2017

    Social media, like Facebook and Snapchat, are integral parts of the lives of students across America. They use social media to talk to friends and family through the use of posting pictures and videos and sending instant messages. Those are good things, but they come with some serious risks. The informa...

    Social media apps, from left to right: Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and Facebook.

Time for an All-Nighter

Time for an All-Nighter

Rebecca Harris

The third quarter is nearing a close, which means it’s almost everyone’s favorite time: finals! These dreaded last two days of the quarter can be difficult for many of us; however, with the right tips and tricks, you ...

March 15No Comments

Learning to Care, Caring to Learn

Learning to Care, Caring to Learn

Ryan McFarlin

Care to Learn is a Missouri program that provides for the hunger, health, and hygiene of students who cannot afford these things that others take for granted. Care to Learn was established by Doug Pitt in Springfield, MO...

February 21No Comments

The History Behind the Hearts

The History Behind the Hearts

Hunter Watson

Every year we see the candy hearts, the chocolate, the teddy bears, and all that wonderful lovey-dovey stuff. But why do we do it? When did we start doing it? How did these chocolate-coated traditions come about in the fi...

February 21No Comments

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A Work of Music

A Work of Music

Rebecca Harris

They’re there at every game, making their own kind of cheering with the instruments they carry. Ava High School’s band is always there creating and sharing their musical talent with the rest of us, but how is it that ...

March 15No Comments

Early Morning Band Practice

Early Morning Band Practice

March 15

District Band Victories

District Band Victories

November 30

Band Competition Recap

Band Competition Recap

November 2

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Time for an All-Nighter

Time for an All-Nighter

Rebecca Harris

The third quarter is nearing a close, which means it’s almost everyone’s favorite time: finals! These dreaded last two days of the quarter can be difficult for many of us; however, with the right ...

March 15No Comments

Before I Fall

Before I Fall

March 14

Is DRAFT BEARable?

Is DRAFT BEARable?

February 21

The History Behind the Hearts

The History Behind the Hearts

February 21

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