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School Board hires attorneys to do handbooks

Attorney Duane Martin made a proposal at the May 11 School Board meeting for his firm to prepare a policy handbook for the administrators, for board members and for teachers and student handbooks. His firm, Ed Counsel, has represented the school for a number of years. This is a new service that will fill what

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Diploma cover

SENIORS MAKE A CHOICE – The 2019 graduating EHS seniors voted to put the new school on the cover of their diplomas. Supt. Mark Koca said that Brent Hillsman took the photo and the printer turned it into line art.

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Flags Across America on Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day, May 18, is a day to honor Americans currently serving in the five branches of the U.S. military as well as the National Guard and Reserve units. Led by President Harry S. Truman to establish a single day for Americans to thank the nation’s military members for their service to our country,

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West Central loses Head Start bid

It is with deep disappointment and sorrow that we must inform our communities, after 53-years of providing quality Head Start services to the west central Missouri region, West Central Missouri Community Action Agency has not been awarded a new contract for the next five 5-year cycle of the Head Start Program grant, following a competitive

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Progress Club to sell flowers

Progress Club annual Memorial Day flower sale Recycled, like new. Corner of Park and Hwy 54. Thursday, May 16, 9-5 Friday, May 17, 9-5 Saturday, May 18, 9-1 All proceeds for community projects. “Help Us Help Others.”

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Whisper a prayer

ELDO PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER – The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted a local prayer service on Thursday, May 2, the National Day of Prayer, in the Sunderwirth  Bandstand in the early evening. Local ministers and congregants participated with music and prayer for officials at  the local level through the national

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Mother’s Love

A lively child skips to and fro. It takes me back to years ago, When I was young, without a care, But, Mother’s love was always there. Mother’s love was never far. With hand caught in the cookie jar, Her love would scold and pull it out, As my face would frown and tears would

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What does the AD do?

Interview with Activitites/Athletic Director Mike Durnell The Sun interviewed Mike Durnell who has been the Bulldog activities/athletic director for five years and has announced his retirement at the end of this school year. Jeremy Barger, current baseball head coach, has been appointed to fill that position. Mike taught eighth grade math before being appointed AD.

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R-II Board to meet Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board will meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the High School library. The board will recognize retirees Terri Alumbaugh, Sandy Lackey and SuAnn Lundy. In new business, the board will hear a presentation from the Ed Counsel regarding aa new policy on service/handbook review.

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Route 54 Cruisers 26th Annual Car Show Saturday, May 11

Registration starts at 8  and ends at 11. The American Legion Post 230 of Stockton will present the colors at 2. The El Dorado Springs VFW Post 257 will be honored for 100 years of continuous service to our community. The VFW will present and explain the ceremony of the folding of the American flag

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