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MONETT RESULTS

Posted December 17, 2015 at 10:16 am

The El Dorado Springs High School Speech and Debate team competed in the Monett Tournament Dec. 4-5 under the guidance of Coach Nicole Smith and Assistant Coach Debra Marsh.. Landon Mays (in photo) advanced to Super Session in Congressional Debate and finished in 2nd place. In semifinals were: Katahn Cooper-Dramatic Interpretation, Sarah Dingerson-Informative and Brenna Dipman-Prose/Poetry.

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    GLORIA DEO RESULTS

    Nicole Smith, EHS Speech and Debate coach, led her team to the Gloria Deo Tournament on Dec. 11-12, assisted by Debra Marsh. Gavin McNeely (left) took 1st in Storytelling. Caleb Miller (right) placed 1st in Dramatic Interpretation. Other team member placings were: Amanda Dingerson – 9th in Storytelling, Sarah Dingerson – 9th in Informative, Gavin McNeely – 9th in Humorous Interpretation and Gavin McNeely – 9th in Lincoln-Douglas Debate.

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    TREES FULL OF THANKFULNESS

    The trees are full of thankfulness at El Dorado Christian School. Music teacher, Mrs. Becky LeeMasters, encouraged her students to write down something that they were thankful for. Each child traced their hands, cut them out and wrote several of God’s many blessings. Mom and Dads, Grandpas and Grandmas, their teachers, food and drink and sea creatures were just a few of the many wonderful things listed. The seventh and eighth grade class drew and cut out the tree trunks and branches. Pictured with Mrs. LeeMasters, (l

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    VETERANS NEVER STOP GIVING

    First graders at El Dorado Christian School sent thank you cards to several Veterans in honor of Veteran’s Day earlier in November. The students were really surprised when they received a thank you in the mail. Garry Floyd, a veteran who served in Vietnam, sent them a nice note and enclosed gift certificates to McDonalds. Mrs. Baston’s class was thrilled with the thoughtful surprise. Pictured are Micah George, McKenzie Cole, Nickolas Davis, Mali Rosbrugh, Eleanor Blurton, Taylor Barnes, Danica Lowery, Isaac Hubbard and 1st grade teacher,

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    ECS CHEERLEADERS RAISE MONEY FOR NEW UNIFORMS

    Homemade cookies, jams, cupcakes, pumpkin bread…the list could go on and on. The 2015-16 Jr. Buffalo Cheerleading squads and their Coaches spent countless hours baking yummy goods to sell at their two-day bake sale earlier this month. All money raised was used to purchase new uniforms for the cheerleaders. Picture are from left) Cheer Coach Mrs. Jill Ash, Lily George, Milana Gallette, Faith Shiver, Sophia Bryson, Olivia Bryson, Charity Middleton, Colby Wood, Christian Steuck, Cheer Coach Mrs. Jennifer Caldwell, Ryan Eiskina, Paris Gallette, Ireland

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    ECS SHARES SMILES AT COMMUNITY SPRINGS

    Twenty-four little ones from El Dorado Christian School shared their love and sweet songs with the residents at Community Springs Healthcare on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Mr. Krombholz’s second graders recited Jeremiah 29:11, Mrs. Walker’s Kindergarten class sang and Mrs. Batson’s first grade recited Psalms 100. 

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    NEVC FFA members attend National Convention

    Northeast Vernon County FFA members traveled to Louisville, KY, for the 88th Annual National FFA Convention & Expo to show off their blue jackets, attend meetings and interact in many fun activities involving other FFA members.

    Upon arrival members attended the First General Session of the convention and listened to motivational speaker, Dr. Rick Rigsby, who spoke on the importance of confidence and self-esteem and how to amplify our lives. The theme of the trip was “Amplify”, and, as stated by Taylor McNeel, 2015-16 National FFA President, “together we surge, together we

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    ECS STUDENTS OF QUARTER

    Students of the quarter, also known as SODA (Students Of Distinguished Attitude) was announced on Thursday, Nov. 12, after morning Chapel. Winners are as follows: (front row), Rylee Bowman – 5th grade, Taylor Barnes – 1st grade, Amelia Blackburn – Kindergarten, Morgan Nikodim – 2nd grade, Breann Reasoner – 4th grade and Milana Gallette – 3rd grade; Row two: Abigail Reasoner – junior high, Mindy Harper – High School and Faith Shiver – 6th grade.

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    WALMART PRESENTS GIFT CARDS TO TEACHERS

    On Nov. 2, Representatives from Walmart were on hand to present El Dorado Springs Elementary and Middle School Teachers with 20- $50 gift cards for classroom supplies. This is part of Walmart’s Teacher Rewards program and is designed to help offset the money that teachers spend out of their own pockets for classroom supplies. This program will provide more than $4.5 million for about 90,000 teachers nation wide.

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    HOUSH DENISTRY AND MOLLY MOLAR VISIT ECS

    Smiles were everywhere at El Dorado Christian School on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Cassie Boultinghouse and Olivia Eck from Housh Dentistry stopped by to visit with Preschool and 1st grade. Cassie demonstrated how to properly brush and floss your teeth while Molly Molar (Olivia), handed out lots of hugs. Cassie and Olivia also passed out new toothbrushes and toothpaste to each student and teacher.