VFW SPEECH WINNER – Hickory County R-I (Skyline) sophomore Kaylee Cook won the VFW Speech and Essay Contest at the local (Galmey) and district (Springfield) levels. The theme of the essay was “My Responsibility to America.” She is pictured here reading her essay at a banquet in Springfield. She now will present her essay at
NEVC FCCLA COMPETES – On, Jan. 20, five students from Northeast Vernon County FCCLA attended the STAR Events district competition in Carthage. Haley Elliott competed in Recycle and Redesign SR., Kiersten Trueblood and Crestin Lusk competed in Entrepreneurship, Jr. and Brianna Hansell and Emma Bruce competed in Life Event Planning Jr. All five students walked
6th grade A honor roll Kamron Allison Lauren Badolato Kaleigh Biby Camille Bland Hannah Carpenter Jakeb Cooper Grant Ehlers Khloie Farran Kade Fast Conner Goatley Ryan Griffin Brinley Janes Anders Julian Garrett Klaiber Macie Mays Blayze McCullough Chloe Middleton Alexis Moore Michelle Nelson Lexis Reasoner Brittany Schweitzer Wriley Taylor 6th grade A/B Honor Roll Kaden
ECS ANNOUNCES SODA WINNERS – Students Of Distinguished Attitude (SODA) winners for the second quarter were announced at El Dorado Christian School on Jan. 9. They are (front row from left) Isaac Hubbard – 2nd grade, Kalen Williams – Kindergarten and Tresyn Arnold – Kindergarten; (middle row) Breann Reasoner – 5th grade, Shay Linsenmeyer -1st
ECS COURTWARMING CANDIDATES – El Dorado Christian High School announced their 2017 Courtwarming candidates on Monday, Dec. 12. Courtwarming King Candidates are front row (from left) Juniors, Drew Steuck, Tyler Jackson and Landon Wilson; Queen Candidates (back row) juniors, Mindy Harper, Abigail Batson, and Alyssa Hammons. Prince and Princess Court; in front left; Mr. Jonathan
TWO SEATED IN DISTRICT HONOR BAND – I am very excited to announce that El Dorado Springs took five kids to All-District Honor Band Auditions in Mount Vernon HS. Of these five students, Junior Caleb Alexander earned 2nd Chair in the All-District Honor Band on Tenor Saxophone. While Freshman Ethan Roberts earned 6th Chair in
ALL DISTRICT CHOIR – Several members of the EHS choir attended the All District Choir in Joplin on Oct 22. Choir students had to tryout and be accepted. They then had to attend one of two four-hour practices. Then they had to practice all day with other All District choir members prior to the concert
A honor roll 6th grade Khloie Farran Kaden Burley Conner Goatley Kamron Allison Garrett Klaiber Jakeb Cooper Ryan Griffin Kade Fast Waylon Hunter Grant Ehlers Anders Julian Macie Mays Tehya Berry Michelle Nelson Kaleigh Biby Wriley Taylor Brittany Schweitzer Lauren Badolato Camille Bland Hannah Carpenter A/B honor roll 6th grade Lillian Derry Christopher Dingerson Drake
SOUND COLLAGE PERFORMS AT SENECA – The El Dorado Springs Sound Collage performed at Seneca Choir Festival on Nov. 5. This was their first performance of their new show “Breakin’ Up.” The choir received a fourth place trophy in their class. They also received the “Overall Crowd Favorite” award which is for all school classes.
AUCTION SURPASSES LAST YEAR’S – This year’s annual Christian School auction on Thursday, Nov. 3, raised $31,513.50 plus another $1,811 from the Chili Supper. The total exceed last year’s auction by a couple of thousand.