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MH High School weight room to get $206,795 worth of upgrades, but not without opposition

During Mountain Home’s Board of Education regular meeting on Jan. 19, Coach Mitch Huskey presented the case for new flooring and weightlifting equipment for Mountain Home High School’s weight room. The weight room was last updated almost 20 years ago. Five bids were received but only one bidder included all items from the RFP. Simply…

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Mountain Home School District to hold special meeting Jan. 30 to discuss millage tax increase

Update: The meeting will be held in Dunbar Auditorium instead of the cafeteria. Mountain Home Public Schools’ Board of Education announced an upcoming special meeting to discuss a potential millage tax increase ballot measure for the purpose of renovating Mountain Home High School as project costs rise to $60 million. The meeting will be held…

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MHPS planning new millage tax election as high school renovation costs rise to $60 million

During a Mountain Home Public Schools strategic planning meeting this past Thursday, members of the school board, along with Superintendent Dr. Jake Long, strategized how to ask the public once more to swallow a millage tax increase to pay for the new construction of a replacement high school building. “The needs have not gone away.…

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Mountain Home Public Schools prepares for ‘23 in 23’ community reading day

The call to stop what you are doing and read for 23 minutes on Jan. 23 at 8 a.m. went out last Thursday during Mountain Home Public School’s regular School Board meeting. Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Mrs. Allyson Dewey, presented the reading initiative to the board. According to MHPS, the initiative is designed…

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Mountain Home Public School district faces two new student made threats over holiday weekend

Two Mountain Home Public School students are in hot water with the Mountain Home Police Department after making alleged threats against fellow students over the holiday weekend. The first incident involved another middle schooler who was taken into custody after creating a hit list and posting it on social media with a picture of a…

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