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ECS CELEBRATES GRANDPARENT’S DAY

El Dorado Christian School celebrated Grandparent’s Day on Tuesday, Sept. 14.  Preschool through sixth grade performed a short program of action songs, Grandparent Poems, and memorized Bible passages at the 11th annual celebration.  ECS Principal, Mrs. Kelly Bryson welcomed everyone and presented the classes. Following the program, Mrs. Bryson closed with prayer and surprised those

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NORMAN RECEIVES CLASSROOM GRANT

June Norman, El Dorado Springs R-2 Kindergarten teacher, received a $500 grant from the Missouri Retired Teachers Association as one of nine grants awarded in Region 6. Pictured are: (from left) Elementary Principal Jeremy Barger, Assistant Principal Ashley Wolfe, winner June Norman, MRTA Region 6 VP Virgilene Cook and President of the Sac Osage Retired

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MISSOURI FFA ASSOCIATION

Meet our final state officer, Kraysen Leonard, State Vice President. Kraysen is a member of the El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter attending the University of Missouri, majoring in agricultural education, leadership and communications. “I was excited to become a state officer to be able to share my passion and why with other members,” she says.

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Freshman orientation

All ninth grade students, along with their parents, are invited to attend an orientation on Tuesday, Aug 17, at 6 p.m. in the high school gym. This informative meeting will give students the opportunity to meet with the principal and counselor, have any questions or concerns about high school answered, and become more familiar with

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R-2 Board meets

by Heath Oates. Superintendent On Thursday July 8, the El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education met in regular session. After approving the consent agenda, the board approved an RFP for demolition of property and lot remediation at 1013 S. Park. The board heard updates regarding end of FY 21 finances and on the ag

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ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR EL DORADO SPRINGS R-2 SCHOOL FFA CHAPTER

The El Dorado Springs FFA truly practices their motto “Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve.” Instructors Jill Chapman and Jay Martin, put in an exhaustive number of hours outside of the school day to push the kids to be better leaders and community citizens. The organization has been involved

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1,000 PAGE READING CHALLENGE AT ECS

Each year at El Dorado Christian, English teacher Mrs. Janet Swank challenges her students to read 1000 pages per school year. (That number is prorated for new students coming in later in the year.)  This year, over 90% of her students met that goal!  1,000 pages?  Wow!  But wait, it gets better!  Out of the

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ECS GRADUATES SIX

El Dorado Christian High School 2021 Commencement Ceremony. El Dorado Christian High School 2021 senior graduation was held on Friday evening, May 14, at the Church of God (Holiness) in El Dorado Springs.  ECS Principal, Mrs. Kelly Bryson, welcomed everyone and introduced Pastor Chad Daniel who gave the commencement invocation.  Senior biographies and scholarship recognition

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LILLIAN SUNDERWIRTH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The 2021 recipients for the Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarships were honored with a reception by the Order of the Eastern Star on Tuesday evening May 25, 2021.  Besides the recipients there were many family members and friends present along with several Eastern Star members.    There were 23 recipients. Present for the picture included (front row,

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SCHIERECK WINS MFA $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Avery Schiereck, a senior at El Dorado Springs High School, will attend Missouri State University in Springfield Missouri this fall majoring Ag Business. She is the granddaughter of Donnie and Sharon Murray and Roger and Terry Schiereck. The scholarship is sponsored by Farmers Exchange, Lowry City.

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