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Officials with the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) office of advancement and the Missouri State University Foundation invite alumni, friends and community members to the annual Alumni & Friends Picnic May 2 in the exhibit hall at the West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St...
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West Plains School Board of Education has chosen Cindy Tyree as board president at their monthly meeting last week. Tyree replaces Jim Thompson, who served on the school board for 36 years. Thompson lost his re-election campaign in the April 2 municipal elections to sitting member Brian Mitchell...
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Willow Springs High School senior, Madalyn Poor has been distinguished as one of the top academic students in the state through the 2024 Missouri Scholars 100 program.   This statewide initiative, organized by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, recognizes and celebrates...
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Under the direction of Kelly Dame and Jordan Hall, the West Plains High School Choirs showcased their exceptional musical talents at the Worldstrides Heritage Festival in Atlanta, Georgia over the weekend.   Competing against seven schools from across the country, the West Plains High School...
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Lana Snodgras, the Director of Communications for the West Plains R-VII School District, has been recognized with a state public relations award by the Missouri School Public Relations Association (MOSPRA). With a tenure of 15 years as the Director of Communications for the West Plains R-VII...
The special education department is anticipated to receive a $400,000 grant, heard the Willow Springs R-IV School Board last Wednesday night. Special Education Director Marlenia Barker described the anticipated funding. The federally funded Stronger Connections Community Grant, once officially...
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Throughout the West Plains R-VII School District, educators tirelessly nurture and inspire students of every age. From parents to students, colleagues to community members, the district has reached out to gather stories of the teachers who have truly made a positive impact. After careful...
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Jacob Poulette, assistant professor of computer graphics and programming at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP), recently was honored with the Missouri Council on Public Higher Education's Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.   The recipients of this year's award were...

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