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Fifth Grade Super Scientists have been amazing their classmates with their investigations in Mrs. Sell’s science class.

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Fifth grade students have been dissecting owl pellets during science class.
For many students this is the highlight of fifth grade.

By: Natosha Parker

Spring softball is coming up, and the team has lots of support coming from classmates.

Coach Chris Russo said that he is very hopeful that his team will make MHS proud this season.

As sophomore Christie Banister said, “Play hard.”

By: Tesla Paul

College of the Ozarks will be hosting an FFA contest workshop on Saturday, March 2. The workshop is a mock agricultural contest to show FFA contest participants how real contests work. MHS FFA members who plan to compete in contests this spring will be going, as will FFA members from all over the area.

“You get to meet a lot of new people,” sophomore Christie Bannister said of the event.

The workshop is set up exactly like a real contest, and it is a help to those who are new to contest events.

“The workshop is a good learning experience,” senior Taylor Wehmeyer said.

The mock contests will include livestock events, food events and horticultural events. Some contests may have written tests as well.

“We have some competent and intelligent people,” adviser Stan Coday said, “and I think that we will have a very successful turnout.

But the workshop is also a time for fun and making memories.

“The workshop is absolutely bodacious,” Bannister said.

By: Brett Greer

With senior leadership and experience coming back to MHS baseball, the spring is going to be fierce.

“I expect us to have a successful season, work hard and play well,” coach Roger Wood said.

Doug Jones, athletic director, agreed.

“The key this year is going to be hitting the ball,” Jones said. He also said that he is very optimistic with the first game of the season coming up on March 21 against rival Ava.

“The Ava game is going to be a tough rivalry this year,” Jones said.

Unfortunately only 13 players are on the roster this season. With such small numbers, each player is going to have to commit, work hard in practice and come to play ball.

“We only want the players on our team that want to be there and come to play,” senior Curtis Carnal said.

“Some play ball; some don’t,” Wood added.

By: MaKayla Cox

Friday, Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m., Homecoming was held in the MHS gym. JV played first and won by five. the crowning of Homecoming Queen was held at 7:30.

As candidates, ball players and cheerleaders walked out, the anticipation to know who was Homecoming Queen dwelled within the crowd. Finally, the senior candidates came out in their long, beautiful dresses, feeling nervous and gorgeous, waiting to know who the queen of 1013 would be.

“We did things a little different this year,” Mindy Lemons, faculty adviser, said. “Everyone seemed to like the changes, and overall I feel that it was a success.”

The last half of the varsity game was very intense. Players from both teams fouled several times in a matter of five minutes.

“The MVP, I think, for Conway would be Tristan Vaughn,” senior Carter Quirk, guard, said, “and the MVP for our team would be Jacob Caruso.”

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High School students showed off their Homecoming spirit by decorating the hallways of MHS.



Authentic storytelling: Performing as a union soldier from the Battle of Springfield, Civil War reenactor Chris Sutton describes the battle to MHS students. On Thursday, Jan. 10, Sutton addressed students from the elementary, middle school and high school.


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Mr. Bob Cubellis adds a new dimension to his math instruction using a PrometheanĀ board recently purchased by the district.

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Mrs. Janisha Brooke’s class shows off their Pink Out gear for tonight’s basketball game against Hartville.