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LINDA IGHOYIVWI
PROM KING AND QUEEN CANDIDATES | Queen candidates at Oak Grove High School are, front, from left, Jenelle Mausbach, Easton Harmon, Callie Collier, Lydia Dibben, Allison Walton, Kyra Jagels; king candidates, back, Jet Tryon, Ethan Zirkle, Jackson Engelhard, Jacob Blegen, Brock Mercer, Landon Cairer. Prom will take place May 7 at the Blue Springs Elks Lodge.

 
 
Principals report activities to R-6 Board of Education
 
Activities associated with the end of school were the focus of administrators' reports at an April 18 meeting of the Oak Grove R-6 Board of Education.
Laura Oyler, primary school principal, announced second-graders would tour Maple Elementary April 27 to meet third grade teachers with whom they would be working next year.
The day after the board meeting, a group of teachers from Butler were scheduled to observe the primary teachers instructing the WONDERS reading curriculum. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Tracy Kemp named Principal of Year
 
Tracy Kemp
Tracy Kemp, principal of Oak Grove Middle School for the past five years, has been named the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals "principal of the year" for the Central District of Missouri.
Award was presented April 13.
MASSP seeks to recognize exemplary performance among secondary school principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
 
 
Graduates to be honored in May 12 special section
 
Graduates of Oak Grove High School will be honored in a special section planned for May 12 in Focus on Oak Grove. Commencement is set for May 14.
Any business or professional person who would like to sponsor a graduate may call John Spaar at 230-5311 or 726-5141 or Betty Spaar, 230-5311.
In addition to pictures of each graduate, feature articles about honor graduates will be included as well as a page of Remember When pictures and accomplishments. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Oak Grove to participate
in Prescription Take-Back Day
 
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Aldermen to sign SFS agreement
 
Oak Grove Board of Aldermen are expected to sign an agreement with SFS Architecture at a 7 p.m. Monday meeting at the Civic Center.
The firm will design the Oak Grove Aquatic Center, City Hall and Police Station.
Aldermen also will adopt the 2012 International Building Codes. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.

 
 
  MONSTER MOREL | Ronda Marshall, an employee at The Odessan and Focus on Oak Grove, found this morel mushroom that weighed four ounces and had an 11 3/8-inch circumference on her way to work April 19.
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