Ozark Grace Notes participated in MMEA

Loren Newell, Writer

March 18, 2019

Ozark Junior high girls eighth and ninth grade Grace Notes had the honor of going to Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA). MMEA was on Thursday, January 24 in Osage Beach in Tan-Tar-A Resort. “MMEA is a big conference...

Science Olympiad is Going to State

Sydney Gipson, Writer

March 18, 2019

On Saturday February 23, Ozark Junior High’s Science Olympiad Team had a Regionals competition against 23 other schools to decide whether or not they move on to State. Sure enough, they secured their spot! State will be h...

Relationships Class Teaches Students Life Skills

Taylor Creamer, Writer

November 29, 2018

Relationships is a FACS class where students learn about many different ways to deal with relationships. They learn about how to have healthy relationships, not only romantically, but also with family and friends. Other things ...

The Battle Between Google Classroom and Canvas: Who will Win?

Sydney Gipson, Writer

November 15, 2018

The battle between Google Classroom and Canvas has been going on since 2016 at Ozark´s School District, and still no one can agree on which learning management system (LMS) wins. Some faculty at Ozark Junior High say they ...

Mr Shaw: More than Meets the Eye

Isaac Jenkins, Writer

October 26, 2018

Tae Kwon Do, meaning “The way of the hand and foot” in Korean, is a martial art that is over 2,000 years old. Zach Shaw has been a paraprofessional at OJH for two years. However, he has an interesting story about one of hi...

Mrs. Webb’s Travels Influence Career Choice

Tristin Cathcart, Writer

October 16, 2018

There are always more ways to learn about the world other than through a textbook. Fresh out of Evangel University, Carole Joy Webb chose to go to The Institute of Spanish Studies, in Valencia, Spain. During almost a year the...

Grace Notes Choir Accepted in State Singing Championship

Lily Davis, Writer

October 16, 2018

The Ozark Junior High 8th and 9th grade Grace Notes Choir recently was accepted  to sing at Tan-Tar-A State Championship on January 24, 2019. The audition process started in September of 2017.  “The Grace Notes started mee...

Drama I tryouts begin

Rachel Neal, Clubs Editor

March 8, 2018

The future ninth grade Drama I tryouts were held February 13 and February 20. They were in Ms. Houston's room 209. Students who participate in drama next year will be performing for the school play in the first semester of t...

Planning for the future with personal plans of study

Breeanna Garcia, Photo Editor

February 28, 2018

High school is just a year away for eighth graders at Ozark Junior High. Eighth grade students have been working on their personal plans of study for two weeks, but with bad weather leading to snow days advisory lockdown will con...

Ozark gifted students showcase their work

Amy Surface, Reviews Editor

February 28, 2018

January 30 gifted students from across the district came together at Ozark Junior High for a showcase. There was much variety in projects. Some were about the history of the Ozarks, other students made picture books, and t...

Choir visits West Elementary

Katie Wells, Advertising Editor

February 28, 2018

On February 2 the Ozark Junior High School Grace Notes Choir went to Ozark West Elementary School to share some songs and spread positivity. Hannah Hall was one of the choir students who went on this trip and gave a speec...

Honors English classes attend touring play

Morgan Taylor, Academics Editor

February 28, 2018

On January 11, the ninth grade honors English classes walked up to the high school after third hour and watched a one-woman play telling Ilga Vise’s story about how her family survived the Holocaust. The English classes are cur...