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FFA PUBLIC SPEAKING WINNERS

FFA PUBLIC SPEAKING WINNERS – We had a great evening at Area 9 Speaking contest. We took a lot of first time speakers and some experienced ones too. Every student was given the challenge to write a 6-8 minute speech over a specific agriculture topic, not an easy feat in itself. Results are as follows:

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CHRISTIAN SCHOOL RAISES

CHRISTIAN SCHOOL RAISES – $32,333.55 – Friends and patrons of ECS gathered on Nov. 1 for the annual El Dorado  Springs Christian School Auction and Chili Supper raising over $32,000. The money goes toward the school’s operating expenses and to keep tuition as low a possible. The Christian School continually strives to improve their academic

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BARNWARMING ROYALTY

  BARNWARMING ROYALTY – The El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter had a great night on Saturday, Nov. 17. Our 2018 Barnwarming King was Kelian Jaques and our 2018 Barnwarming Queen was Jace Cundiff. Pictured from left: Front: Jonathon Ellison, Avery Schiereck, Dillon Hargrove, Maddy Cheek; Middle: Andrew Russell, Cameron Hargrove, Mikayla Loane, Allyson Snodgrass; Back

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School Board conducts business

After the El Dorado Springs school board finished its joint meeting with other officials on the subject of a School Resource Officer, Chairman Darrell Eason went back to the agenda items. In his construction report, Supt. Mark Koca reported that the school will have about $130,000 – $150,000 out of pocket expense on items that

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El Dorado Springs Middle School first quarter honor roll

A honor roll 6th Grade Brett Alexander Blazic Bailey Aidan Baldwin-Rotert Justin Barnett Daiten Bender Zoey Burns Alexis Collins Maddison Cure Alexia DeMint Hali Doherty Russell Ferguson Avery Floyd Milana Gallette-Arledge Brandon Garner-Sims Audrey Goatley Logan Griffin Joscelin Hill Riley Janes Maria Jones Camden Julian Trentin Kaderly Reegan Koshko Gaberielle Leonard Eli Lyness Mallori Murry

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SOUND COLLAGE SHOW CHOIR COMPETES

SOUND COLLAGE SHOW CHOIR COMPETES – On Saturday, Nov. 10, the EHS Show choir traveled to Seneca High School for the “Stars Over Seneca” Show Choir festival. Sound Collage competed against four other groups in the 2a/3a group division all of whom were more than double their size in number. The kids put on a

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Three audition for Honor Band

Three Bulldog Band students traveled with band director, Jordan White, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, to Mt. Vernon High School for the annual District Honor Band Auditions. All three students felt comfortable with what they had prepared and gave it their best shot, plus the sharing of many laughter moments. One student, Ethan Roberts, earned a

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ECS NAMES TOP STUDENTS

ECS NAMES TOP STUDENTS  – Student of the quarter, also known as SODA (Student Of Distinguished Attitude)winners  were announced on Tuesday, October 23, by Principal, Mrs. Kelly Bryson.  Pictured, beginning with the back row; 1st grade, Sadie Watkins, Kindergarten, Judd Lawson, and 3rd grade, Aleta Lyness.  Front row; 6th grade, Piper Spencer, junior high, Breann

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ALL STATE CHOIR

ALL STATE CHOIR – Over the weekend our choir department attended the All-District choir event held at Joplin High School. They rehearsed all day with guest conductors to perform a choir concert in the evening. Five choir students attended the event. During the morning, Juniors and Seniors auditioned for the All-State Choir. Four students plus

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GRANDPARENT’S DAY

GRANDPARENT’S DAY – El Dorado Christian School celebrated their 8th annual Grandparent’s Day on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Preschool, age 3 through sixth grade entertained grandparents with a short program of poems, songs, pledges and bible passages. Students, along with their families, enjoyed donuts and coffee in the classrooms. Many grandparents were able to visit

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