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Watch MAP 2015 assembly video created by Dora R-III staff members and starring Mr. Mitchell. Click on the elementary link above.

Message from the Superintendent

Testing and our Graduation Ceremonies are completed.  We would like to thank all the patrons for their support of the Dora R-III School District!  The last day of school will be May 21st and we will dismiss at 12.

Summer School begins May 26th.

We will continue to post updated pictures of our building project throughout the summer.

Have a great summer and feel free to stop by anytime with questions or concerns.



Middle School Updates







  • $400 Raised for Charity +

    Mrs. Lovan's Kindergarten Class finished number one in the FCCLA Penny War. The Family Career and Community Leaders of America sponsored this event to raise money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Total amount raised was $400.00 Thanks for your generosity and compassion.

  • Masters Signs Letter of Intent +

    Hannah Masters

    Falcon Hannah Masters signs her letter of intent to become an Eagle at the Avila University. Hannah is pictured with Avila women's basketball Head Coach Larry Williams. His teams are not only known for winning on the court, but also in the classroom.  The women’s basketball program has won the “Geer Cup” (Highest team GPA) in five out of the last eight years. More pictures of the signing event are on the athletic page.

  • Wanda Watkins Honored +

    Wanda Watkins

    The Dora R-III Board of Education honored longtime board member and former employee Wanda Watkins for 42 years of service to the district.

  • Brooks Earns Admission to West Point +

    Taylor Brooks

    Dora R-III senior Taylor Brooks earns admission to the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY.

    From the West Point website: "Each year, thousands of high school students apply for admission to USMA, but only a few are accepted. Being accepted for admission to the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point is an exceptional honor reserved for our nation’s most promising students. But it takes more than excellent grades to be accepted for admission. West Point wants leaders who are not only intelligent, who are physically fit and of outstanding character. Those who are selected to attend USMA receive a college education that is unparalleled in the world with tuition, room and board, and expenses fully paid.

    Upon graduation and throughout your life, your West Point degree will speak volumes about your abilities, character, and leadership. You will be part of a highly distinguished and internationally respected membership – a member of the Long Gray Line."

  • Community Award Finalist Taylor Brooks +

    Two Missouri students were recently honored as Prudential Spirit of Community Award winners for their outstanding acts of volunteerism.

    Missouri’s 2015 youth volunteer winners are: Nicole Shah, Greenwood Laboratory School, Springfield and Blake Harris, Congress Middle School, Park Hill School District

    Six other Missouri students were honored as distinguished finalists for their service activities. Those finalists are: Sophie Bernstein, Clayton High School, Taylor Brooks, Dora High School, Aileen Markovitz, Eureka High School, Jade McNeil, Troy-Buchanan High School, Jordan Richardson, Platte County High School, Yearam Tak, and Francis Howell High School. Each of the distinguished finalists will receive an engraved bronze medallion.

    “We are proud of these students who go the extra mile to help those in need,” said Missouri Commissioner of Education Margie Vandeven. “It takes a special person to serve the community in this fashion.”

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards represents the largest youth recognition program based solely on volunteer service in the United States. Since the program began in 1995, more than 100,000 young volunteers have been honored at the local, state and national level. For more information about the program, visit http://www.spirit.prudential.com orhttp://www.nassp.org/spirit. 

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(Scheduled events are subject to change)

Employment Opportunities

The Dora R-III School District is accepting applications for the following position(s): High School Biology (click here to download certified application)

The Dora R-III School District is accepting applications for the following position(s): Substitute Custodian, and Substitute Bus Drivers (click here to download non-certified application)