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Apply for Missy North Memorial Scholarship

The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the Missy North Memorial Scholarship. The winning candidate will receive a $2,500 scholarship to further their education in a swine related field. The scholarship was created to honor the late Missy North, wife of Missouri pork producer Bob North. Missy loved raising hogs, and was very

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GRANDPARENTS DAY AT ECS

GRANDPARENTS DAY AT ECS – El Dorado Christian School celebrated Grandparent’s Day on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Approximately 250 people attended. Preschool through sixth grade entertained grandparents with a short program of poems and songs. Students, along with their families, enjoyed donuts and coffee that were served in each of the classrooms. Pictured is Mrs. Ash’s

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Missouri High Schools challenged to drive safe and buckle up

Calling all Missouri high schools to compete in the 2017 “It Only Takes One” campaign. This campaign provides great opportunities to win prizes for your school while educating young drivers about safe driving habits and safety belt use. The campaign is sponsored by the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety and ACT Missouri. Statewide registration is

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Vernon County students win Youth Swine Judging contest

On Friday, Aug. 11, 60 FFA and 4-H members participated in the 2016 Youth Swine Judging Contest at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Winners were announced in both the Junior and Senior Division on an individual basis and as a team. The contest, sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association, consisted of four swine judging

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$500 MRTF Classroom Grants awarded to ElD Teachers

On Aug. 11, the Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation (MRTF) presented three $500 Classroom Grant awards to Debra Marsh, Kayla Loyd and Jennifer Ring of the El Dorado Springs R-II School District, at the all staff back-to-school workshop. The $500 awards were presented by the local Sac-Osage Retired Teachers Unit representative Sherry Wiseman and MRTA Region

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Back-to-School Organization Tips for Busy Families

The new school year brings hectic mornings, piles of homework, endless events, practices, games and school conferences. When you’re a busy parent, day-to-day tasks can consume your thoughts and energy. Stay organized and sane by following these simple tips to handle the crush of the school year. Centralize Communication Communication is key when it comes

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New ways classrooms are changing

Today’s classroom are in flux. And these changes, rooted in technological innovation, are making it easier for students to become more engaged and collaborative. Here are several areas where technology is changing the way lessons are taught and information is absorbed. • Collaborative Apps. While in the past, group study sessions and group projects could

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It’s back to school time again

The summer vacation is over and it’s time for the annual return to school, on the 16th of August for El Dorado Springs Public School students and the 15th of August for El Dorado Springs Christian School students. All of us must be extra alert for kids coming and going to school, as well as

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How to help your child prepare for Kindergarten

Kindergarten is an exciting time for children, but it can also be a stressful time of change — not just for little ones, but for parents, too. Although each child is unique and develops at his or her own pace, most educators and experts agree that four key areas of development are essential for further

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ElDo High Back to School

Student parking passes Student parking passes Students will be assigned their own parking space to be used throughout the school year. Parking passes can be obtained through the high school office. Parking stickers need to be placed in the lower left hand corner of the driver’s side front windshield. Students found parking in spaces that

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