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Alumni Association Host Annual Banquet

The Cassville School’s Alumni Association held its annual banquet on May 27 th at the Cassville high school commons area.  President Jill LeCompte welcomed the attendees, Carolyn Bowen led the Pledge of Allegiance and Dr. Richard . . .

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Scott Tech DECA Students to compete at DECA’s International Competition

More than 1,700 high school students from across Missouri met to compete for statewide honors in the DECA marketing competitive events in March.  The contests are part of the annual Missouri DECA State Career Development Conference held . . .

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Padilla Wins District Rotary Speech Contest

Olivia Padilla, Cassville High School class of 2017 member, has won the District Rotary Speech Contest. Padilla first won the speech competition at our local Cassville Rotary club, was able to advance to the regional level where she . . .

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CHS Recognizes Students for Academic Excellence

For the first time at Cassville High School, graduates who have achieved academic excellence are being recognized by using the "cum laude" system. The Cum Laude system recognizes academic excellence. There are three . . .

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Littlefield is the FFA Division 3 State Champion

Andrew Littlefield, Cassville High School sophomore, is the Missouri FFA AgriScience Social Systems Division 3 State Champion. Littlefield's research project studied the recent Blue Bell ice cream listeria outbreak. He evaluated . . .

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Stokes and Pearman Receive MSHAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA) invites Athletic Directors from across the state to honor a male and female athlete each year that exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship, is a positive role model and has . . .

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CMS TSA Earns 12 Medals at First Ever State Competition

The 2016-2017 school year marks the inaugural year for the Technical Student Association (TSA) at Cassville Middle School (CMS), however, these students have had a great first year!   They recently competed at the . . .

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CCTA Recognizes Staff During Annual Banquet

Cassville Community Teachers Association (CCTA) Banquet that was held on Thursday, April 27 in the Cassville High School Commons Area. At the banquet, several staff members were recognized for their accomplishments.   . . .

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Graves Named FCA Female Athlete of the Year

Kassandra "Kassie" Graves was named the Fellowship of Christian Athlete (FCA) Female Athlete of the Year for our region. One male and one female is selected to receive this honor in the surrounding 46 school districts. In . . .

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CHS FBLA Attends 75th Missouri Leadership Conference

The Cassville FBLA had another successful year and took 28 State Qualifiers to the 75th Missouri Leadership Conference in Springfield Missouri on April 2-4.  Winning at the District level allows competitors to challenge themselves . . .

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CHS Senior Levi Hodge Selected for State Academic Honor

Cassville High School Senior Levi Hodge has been selected an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2017 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of . . .

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CHS Speech and Debate Students Qualify for Nationals

Four Cassville High School Speech and Debate students have qualified for the National Debate and Speech Tournament which will be held June 17-23 in Birmingham, Alabama. The students who have earned this honor are as follows: . . .

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CHS Speech and Debate Attend Fine Arts Day at the Capitol

On Wednesday, March 29, Cassville High School Speech and Debate students participated in the Fine Arts Education Day at the Missouri State Capitol.  The purpose of Fine Arts Education Day is to highlight the importance of fine . . .

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Cassville FCCLA Members attend 2017 State Leadership Conference

Students from Cassville Middle and High School attended the annual Missouri Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference, March 19-21, at Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach. There were more than 1,600 . . .

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CHS Junior Selected for MO Fine Arts Academy

Sierra Lacy, Junior at Cassville High School, has been accepted into the Missouri Fine Arts Academy. Lacy will attend the academy this summer on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield. The Missouri Fine Arts Academy . . .

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Eunice Thomas Elementary Adopts New Pick-Up Procedure

In an effort to increase student safety, Eunice Thomas Elementary will institute a new pick-up procedure beginning on Wednesday, March 29 for those students that are picked-up at the end of the school day. Parents will no longer enter the . . .

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Bowen Honored with 2017 Music Advocacy Award

Mrs. Carolyn Bowen was selected by the Cassville R-IV music department staff as the recipient of the 2017 Music Advocacy Award. The Music Advocacy award has been award annually for nearly 15 years to one individual in the Cassville . . .

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Cassville FCCLA Students Attend Missouri Career and Technical Education Legislative Day

Cassville FCCLA members Coleman Hoppes, Kaylyn Bryant, and Robert Elliott attended the Missouri Career and Technical Education Legislative Day in Jefferson City on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017.  This day is designed for . . .

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CHS Students Serve as Election Poll Support

Barry County Clerk  Gary Youngblood coordinated the student poll program with CHS students to allow students to serve as poll workers on Election Day. This special program gave students hands-on experience with the voting . . .

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CMS Students Place at TSA Regional Competition

The Cassville Middle School Technology Student Association (TSA) attended the regional competition at Missouri Southern State University. TSA was established this year at CMS and is led by co-sponsors Mr. Jake Forste and Mr. Robbie Artherton. . . .

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Cassville FBLA has given many hours this year to a community service project called "Feeding Our Neighbor." They have done several events in which they give back to our community members in need of food and meals.  One of . . .

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100 Cans for 100 Days of School

On Thursday, January 26, kindergarten students at Eunice Thomas Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school!  In early January, Mrs. Mandi Lyall’s class began collecting cans for the 100th day of school.  They have . . .

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Cassville R-IV Board Approves Repair and Mitigation Bid for Intermediate Building

During a special school board meeting on February 7, The Cassville R-IV School Board of Education voted unanimously to award a contract for the Cassville Intermediate School Repair and Mitigation Project. The Notice of Award was issued . . .

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Local High School Students Participate in FCCLA Legislative Shadowing

Cassville FCCLA members, Kaylyn Bryant, Coleman Hoppes and Laura Stringer participated in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Legislative Shadowing Project on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Samantha Cosper is the local . . .

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CHS Cheer Places Second at NCA Nationals

Last weekend, the National Cheerleading Association (NCA) hosted hundreds of cheerleading squads from across the country and thousands of spectators in Dallas, Texas at the NCA National Cheerleading Competition. After earning a bid to . . .

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Knights of Columbus Donate over $600 to Cassville R-IV

The Knights of Columbus , Council 8865 with the St. Edwards Catholic Church located in Cassville, have donated over $600 to the Cassville R-IV Special Education Department. The   Knights raised the donations through . . .

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School Board Recognition Week: January 22-28

During the week of January 22-28, communities across the state of Missouri will honor the dedicated service of local boards of education during School Board Recognition Week, as proclaimed by Governor Jay Nixon. The goal is to build . . .

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Cassville Intermediate Celebrates Math Accomplishments

Cassville Intermediate students that have mastered their math facts were honored last week during a math assembly and enjoyed a game of dodgeball to celebrate their accomplishments. After completing mid-year math exams in December, . . .

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Cassville R-IV Board of Education Committed to the Golden Community Center

After a unanimous vote of support by the Cassville R-IV Board of Education, the Cassville School District approved providing up to $1,500 to the Golden Community Center to be used to replace windows on the east side of the building. . . .

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CMS Makes Donation to Woodmore Elementary

Students at Cassville Middle School  (CMS) spent the last school day of 2016 raising funds that were donated to students in Chattanooga, Tennessee at Woodmore Elementary School. Chattanooga suffered a tremendous loss when a school . . .

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Mrs. Ewing's Students Spread Holiday Cheer to Soldiers

Mrs. Patty Ewing's third grade class spread a little extra holiday cheer this Christmas! Mrs. Ewing's students created Christmas cards that were mailed to soldiers stationed in Hawaii. The cards were given to 2010 Cassville High . . .

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Cassville R-IV Looks to Increase PAT Participation

In an effort to increase the number of prekindergarten children served in the Cassville area, the Cassville R-IV School District has increased staff support for the program by providing two stipends for parent educators of the Parents as . . .

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CMS Industrial Arts Program Receives Walmart Community Foundation Grant

The Cassville Middle School (CMS) Industrial Arts and Technology department has received a $2,000 grant from the Walmart Community Foundation and Facility #914. Funds received from the grant will be used to purchase a 3-D printer and a . . .

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CMS Wrestling Season Finishes Strong

Cassville Middle School (CMS) won eight medals at the Seneca tournament the weekend on December 2: three golds, three silvers and two bronze.  Gabe Hunter went undefeated in the A bracket and Lanye Jung was undefeated in the . . .

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Alumni Connection: CHS Grad Recovers Relics on School Grounds

With the recent renovations of the sidewalks along Main Street this fall, Dustin Atnip, Cassville High School graduate, class of 1998, has been hard at work! Two years ago, Atnip ventured into the hobby of relic recovery. During the past . . .

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Lambel Wins Seat in All National Honor Choir

Lisa Lambel, Junior at Cassville High School, auditioned and won a seat in the All National Choir. Lambel competed against 2,300 choral students across the US and earned one of approximately 30 soprano1 positions. In March, she will . . .

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Thankful Thursday: What are you thankful for today?

With so much negativity in the world, Cassville R-IV students take time to say ‘thanks’

Many of our teachers at Cassville R-IV have had enough. Had enough of constantly being bogged down with the negativity that surrounds us in our day-to-day life. Had enough of our students growing up in a world that often focuses on the . . .

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CHS Students Awarded the American FFA Degree

The American FFA Degree is awarded to FFA members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and made significant accomplishments in their supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs). The American FFA Degree is . . .

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TSA Chapter Established at CMS

Lilly Love, Alyzea Meyers, Lexi Yockey, Sam Sparkman, Quixote Gautney-Lopez (7th grade) and Gavin Moore, Dylan Berndt (8th grade) traveled to Rolla S&T University Oct. 23-25 for the Missouri Technical Student Association (TSA) Leadership . . .

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At the October meeting of the Cassville R-IV School District Board of Education on October 13, 2016, a Refunding Bond Resolution was approved that established a final terms committee consisting of John Sullivan, Board President, Jon Horner, . . .

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CMS Participates in Mock-Election

The Cassville Middle School (CMS) students and staff participated in a mock-election hosted by Channel One news. After spending time researching each candidate and understanding what it takes become president of the United States, students . . .

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Reid Completes MSPMA Facilities Manager Certification

Dusty Reid, Cassville R-IV Director of Facilities and Operations, has earned his Facilities Manager Certification through the Missouri School Plant Managers Association (MSPMA). The Facilities Manager Certification Program is offered by . . .

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CHS Industrial Tech Students Re-Create Table Tops

Cassville High School (CHS) Industrial Arts Woodworking II students recently recycled the old bleachers from the middle school gym to new table-tops that will be used by the CHS wood-working students. In the past, the wood-shop tables . . .

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FFA Students Compete at American Royal Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble Program

The Cassville High School FFA had five students compete in the American Royal Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble Program. After completing an application, the students were selected to compete in the calf scramble at the rodeo. Through . . .

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Career Technical Education Enhancement Grant Awarded to CHS

The Cassville High School (CHS) business and agriculture departments were awarded the Career Technical Education Enhancement Grant through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Career Tech Enhancement Grant . . .

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Cassville Schools Welcomes Mr. Ed Lammers

Cassville R-IV School District has hired Mr. Ed Lammers to serve as the high school band, jazz band and middle school band instructor. Lammers is from Fulton, Missouri and has over twenty years of experience in music education. He has . . .

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In the spirit of 19 th Century Westward Expansion started when Thomas Jefferson orchestrated the Louisiana Purchase to improve the nation’s health, Cassville Middle School started this school year following in the footsteps of the . . .

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CHS Industrial Tech Department Receives Ted Gap Grant

The Cassville High School Industrial Technology department, led by Mr. Marcus Reynolds, was recently awarded funds through the Ted Gap grant. The department will receive $5,191.  The Ted Gap grant is a 50/50 matching grant available . . .

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Asbill to serve as MASA Southwest Region President

Richard Asbill, Superintendent of the Cassville R-IV School District, is the Missouri Association of School Administrator’s (MASA) Southwest Region President for 2016-2017. As a regional president, Asbill will organize monthly . . .

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Cassville FCCLA Attended National Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA

Cassville FCCLA joined more than 8,500 FCCLA student leaders, members, and advisers at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA July 3rd-7th to participate in the annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference . . .

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