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El Dorado Christian Celebrates Grandparents Day

Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:48 pm

EL DORADO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL HONORS GRANDPARENTS – El Dorado Christian School celebrated Grandparent’s Day on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Approximately 200 people attended. Preschool through sixth grade entertained grandparents with a short program of poems, songs and memorized Bible passages. Mrs. Eslinger’s Junior High class wrote beautiful Grandparent tributes. Students, along with their families, enjoyed donut holes and coffee that were served in each of the classrooms.

ECS FIRST GRADERS PERFORM AT GRANDPARENTS DAY – Mrs. Angie Batson’s first grade class performs for approximately 200 people at the Grandparent’s Day celebration.


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    On Thursday, Oct. 2, the El Dorado Springs chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 24 new members in a candlelight ceremony. The new NHS members are: Kale Adams, son on of Darren and Traci Adams; Bentley Allison, daughter of Davin Allison and Amy Hedrick; Ronnie Bohrer, son of Joe and Felicia Bohrer; Walter Burk, son of Walter Burk and Cherie Day; Giselle Campos, daughter of Jose and Rosa Campos; Chelsea Colbert, daughter of Gary Colbert and Tiffany Tipper; Karlee Collins, daughter of Kevin and Becky

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    Want to shoot with Cedar County 4-H Team?

    Missouri Youth Sport Shooting Alliance (MYSSA) presented the sixth annual Fall Classic trap competition on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Missouri Trap Shooters Association trap range in Linn Creek. Cedar County 4-H Shooting Sports entered a trap team consisting of Hank Ryan, Cole Hoffmann and Cheston Stacy from Stockton Seekers, Ethan Long from Buffalo Chargers and Mckensi Marshall from Union Hall. The competition was though with more than 800 boys and girls from various 4-H, FFA and high school organizations participating. Cedar County was well represented as

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    Back to school all over again

    by Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck

    On the 19th of August for El Dorado Christian School students and the 20th of August for El Dorado Springs Public School students, summer vacation is over and it’s time for the annual return to school. All of us must be extra alert for children coming and going to school, as well as the starting and stopping of school buses. There will also be extra bicycle riders and pedestrians on the streets near the schools.

    School buses

    All drivers

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    Bus routes and drivers 2014/2015

    Bus Routes for El Dorado Springs R-II Schools for the 2014-15 School Year

    Please call the transportation office with any new enrollments or changes to your current bus stop needs. You can reach us at 876-3339 or 876-3112 ext. 250.

    Please allow at least one week for any route or stop changes.

    Route #1 – Driver Jennifer Samborski

    Route will pick up south and east of Virgil City along 151 Road south of 500 Rd. Also picking up along

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    (first row, from left) Stephanie Fore – 7th-8th Grade Health and Girls P.E. and Outdoor Living, Tracie Faigenblat – 4th Grade Science, Tara White – 5th Grade, Sarah Taylor – 1st Grade, Amanda Russell – 2nd Grade Julie Savinske – Elementary Special Education, Lynn McClaughrey – Parents as Teachers, Julie Shelby – 6th – 8th Grade Girls P.E. and Health, Amy Scroggins – High School Math; (back row, from left) Eric Rhodes – 1st Grade, Bobby Rawson – 8th Grade History, Suzy Ridgway – 3rd Grade, Dalena Gordon

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    Cell phone, ipods, ipads, and other electronic device usage by students during school hours, nation wide has caused numerous problems for students, teachers, administrators and parents. In many cities these items have been banned completely from school campuses. With the onset and abuse of text messaging, camera phones, and other electronic devices, the number of incidents involving students cheating, student-on-student harassment, and classroom disruptions has increased dramatically. In an effort to protect students and their rights, as well as to help insure the integrity of education, the following clarification/enforcement policy will be as follows:

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    R-2 Schools to offer free breakfast, lunch

    El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools has applied for and been approved to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act. This provision will allow the district to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students free of charge. The program does not cover second trays, second milks, a la carte items, or snack milk—these items will need to be paid for in the traditional manner. Parents will not have to fill out any forms to participate in the program—all enrolled students are automatically eligible. The duration of this program is

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    Superintendent welcome back

    Dear El Dorado Springs R-2 Students and Parents

    It is once again my privilege to welcome you to another year at El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools. I hope that each of you will have an exciting and productive school year and that your time spent with us translates to a successful future.

    Our campus has undergone some significant changes this summer. The addition of a new driveway at the Elementary entrance, and expanded student parking areas will ease traffic congestion

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