On November 4th, Mrs. Kelly Bryson took a group of the El Dorado Christian high school students to “The Event” at Ozark Christian College in Joplin. The purpose of this ministry is to encourage and equip youth ministry leaders and to challenge high school students to live on mission for Christ through Christian service and
by Johannes Brann With the regular board meeting date falling on Thanksgiving, the Northeast Vernon County (NEVC) R-1 School Board chose to meet one week early for its November meeting. Members heard an update on the planned senior class trip, approved an incentive plan for early notification of retirement or working elsewhere next school year
Mrs. Dixie Christensen from El Dorado Christian School is retiring after more than 20 years of service to the school. Dixie taught for 20 years at ECS and has served for the past 3 1/2 years as the school cook. It is estimated that she has served over 24,000 meals to students during those years.
On Nov. 10, El Dorado Christian School hosted a Veterans Day Assembly. They recited the pledges, sang the national anthem, and had several students read their essays honoring veterans. Mrs. Bryson challenged the students to thank a veteran for their service and to be good citizens. Mr. Altheide closed in prayer. Pictured is Megan Johnson
In October, four juniors and seniors from El Dorado Christian School traveled to State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO for a seminar hosted by Vicky Hartzler. It was a motivational seminar on how to be successful in life. They heard from three different speakers on what it takes to be successful in their careers.
On Saturday, Nov. 12, the El Dorado show choirs traveled to Seneca High School for their first competition of the year. High School placed second in the 3A choir division and the middle school placed 2nd in the Junior High Division. Both groups received additional awards including the Heart of Stars Over Seneca Award and
Justin Jacobs, member of the El Dorado Springs R-II School District Board of Education, recently completed school board training sessions sponsored by the Missouri Association of Rural Education (MARE) held at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. With the enactment of Senate Bill 380, “The Outstanding Schools Act of 1193,” all newly elected/appointed
(Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Region 11 – including from Northeast Vernon County R-1 School District High School in Walker, met recently and in preparation, gathered items for Katie’s House, a pregnancy and family resource center in El Dorado Springs.
By Johannes Brann Coming near the end of the first quarter of the school year, the Northeast Vernon County (NEVC) R-1 School board filled its Oct. 24 meeting with purchase of a new van, a hot food warmer and serving counter and approval of the bus routes. Board members on hand included, David Bruce, Heather
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler hosted her eighth annual Youth Leadership Summit on Oct. 21 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. More than 120 students from 24 participating high schools in Missouri’s Fourth Congressional District attended the event, including El Dorado Christian School. Former Vietnam POW Colonel John Clark, Smart Approaches to Marijuana’s Jordan Davidson, and