Announcement: Today the school had a strong odor in it. Students were taken outside for classes and recess time. Ameren gas company was contacted to make sure we did not have a gas leak. Ameren thoroughly checked all buildings. No gas leak was detected. Advance School's administration and maintenance staff have determined we have a possible sewer drainage issue. A plumber has been contacted to come to the school to assist with this issue. Due to the possible disruption of classrooms, Advance Schools will not be in session tomorrow, March 17th. This was to be a half day. This will not have to be made up. Repeating: Advance School will NOT be in session tomorrow, March 17th. We will still be out of school Friday March 18th and Monday March 21st. We will be back in session on Tuesday, March 22 per the school calendar. All Choir activities will still take place as scheduled. The junior high volleyball game is still on. Baseball and softball practices will still take place. Times to be determined by respective coaches. CTC will still attend. The bus will leave the school at the regular time. Please know that all safety precautions were taken. No students or staff were ever in danger. Hopefully this time off will allow us to correct the problem. We will post any updates if necessary.
Announcement: Advance schools had a strong odor coming from one of our classrooms. All staff and students were removed from the buildings while the gas company did a thorough check of all buildings. No leak of any kind was detected. At this time we feel there was a sewer issue and that had been contained to the kindergarten hallway. The school is taking appropriate actions to remedy the situation. At this time all students as back in their classrooms. The exception are the classrooms in the kindergarten hallway. Those classes have been relocated elsewhere in the school. I will post more update as I know them. The safety and well being of all of our students is our top priority. We will make all decisions based on the student and staff safety.
The Elementary and Junior High volleyball games vs. Leopold for tonight have been cancelled due to impending weather. They have been rescheduled for March 30th.
We have opened the fema gym. Just in case. They are calling for bad weather overnight. So should you feel the need to seek shelter, the fema gym will be open.
Scholastic meet today.
Advance Pep Bus will leave school parking lot at 6:45 to go to the championship game at Bloomfield. Booster club will be paying student admission for any student riding the pep bus.
The district basketball game will start at 7:30. The girls game will be played at 6:00.
Due to continued hazardous road conditions, especially on our back and side roads and the chance of refreezing on main roads overnight, Advance Schools will not be in session tomorrow, Friday, February 25, 2022. As of now the District basketball game is still on for tomorrow night. Advance will take on Bernie at 7:30 at Bloomfield for the District championship.
District basketball has been postponed to Friday. Boys will play at 7:30. Scholastic meet has also been postponed. No makeup date has been announced.
Due to inclement weather, bad road conditions and possibility of more precipitation tomorrow, Advance Schools will be out tomorrow, Thursday February 24, 2022. A decision regarding the District basketball game will be made tomorrow.
Here is the Board Adopted 2022-2023 Tentative School Calendar. Please remember the school calendar can be amended by the school board at any time.
Due to impending weather and forecast from the National Weather Service, Advance Schools will be dismissing at 1:30 pm today. This will allow time for our buses to make sure all students get home safely and all student drivers and staff have time to get home before the freezing rain or sleet begin. National Weather Service estimates the arrival of the freezing rain/sleet to be between 2-3 pm. Should your child have a transportation change, please call the school office as soon as possible to make this change. Any decision regarding school tomorrow will be made later this evening.
As I watch the weather tonight, we may be in for a rough day tomorrow. If the timeline holds and the weather moves in early tomorrow afternoon we may have to dismiss school early. Please make sure your student has a plan if school has to be dismissed early. Please communicate any travel changes early tomorrow. As always, we will post to KFVS, radio stations and to our Facebook and website with any school changes.
Advance boys basketball defeated the Meadow Heights Panthers tonight in the district semifinal 47-45. We will play Bernie Thursday night at 7:30 at Bloomfield for the district championship. If weather causes a change we will post it as soon as possible.
District Boys Basketball tonight at Bloomfield. Hornets will take on Meadow Heights Panthers. Tip off is scheduled for 7:15. May start earlier depending on game before us.
Advance Girls Basketball will be in action Monday at 7:15 in the district tournament at Bloomfield. The Lady Hornets will take on Meadow Heights in the semi finals of the district tournament.
Advance boys win their first round district basketball game vs. Bloomfield, 68-40.
We are up and live with our new look for our website. We will have a smart phone app available real soon.
District Basketball starts this Saturday, February 19. The boys will play Bloomfield at Bloomfield at 12:00 pm. Girls will start their district play on Monday at 7:15 pm at Bloomfield. The Lady Hornets will take on the winner of the Bloomfield/Meadow Heights game. Good luck to both teams.