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NORTHEAST VERNON COUNTY ATTENDED THE FCCLA NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Northeast Vernon County joined more than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student members, advisers, and guests at the San Diego Convention Center, June 29-July 3 to participate in the annual National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference provided Northeast Vernon County members opportunities for listening to inspiring speakers, attending youth workshops, competing

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NEVC FBLA and FCCLA students compete at Nationals

by Johannes Brann The student team of Charity Middleton and Avery Minor, soon to-be seniors at Northeast Vernon County R-1 School District High School in Walker (NEVC), walked away with a prestigious silver award in their team competition category at the national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) convention in San Diego, Cal.

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Northeast Vernon County Board adjusts lunch prices

by Johannes Brann On Thursday evening, the Northeast Vernon County R-1 School Board held its monthly meeting. Typical of a July meeting, the board reviewed bids for diesel fuel for its buses, propane for heating and food/milk for school breakfasts and lunches. The board also approved moving a certificate of deposit from one bank to

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ElDo R-2 School Board report

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday July 14. After approval of the consent agenda, the board heard a construction update from Mr. Oates, then heard from Kim Harbur with the Learn Lifesavers Program, which deals with organ donation. The board took the following actions: -adopted district policies,

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59th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Ninety-three high school students participated in Missouri’s 59th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 13-19. Sac Osage Electric Cooperative sponsored Olivia Bryson of El Dorado Christian School and Elise Murguia of Osceola High School. After two years of virtual tours, the Youth Tour headed back to Washington this year. The seven-day tour

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ELDO ELEMENTARY TEACHER RECEIVES GRANT FROM WGU MISSOURI

Jana Burley, a 2nd grade teacher at El Dorado Springs Elementary School in the El Dorado Springs R-2 School District, has received a $350 grant through WGU Missouri’s “Fund My Classroom” initiative. The funds will be used by Burley to expand her classroom library and instill a love of reading in her students. Burley learned

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NEVC Board hears HVAC progress report

by Johannes Brann If there is one month in the year when school boards typically have two meetings it is the month of June. The regular meeting is usually about summer school and physical plant items and maybe a few last minute hires while the special meeting, at the end of the month is focused

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SORSEA HOSTS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Sac Osage Retired School Employees Association hosted a dessert reception for the recipients of the 2022 Nellie Nicholas Scholarship. Seven students were awarded scholarships this year. They were invited to a reception for themselves and family members where each student introduced themselves and talked about their decision to enter the education field. Retired teachers also

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ECS TOP 12 READERS SMASH THE READING CHALLENGE

ECS language teacher Mrs. Janet Swank, challenges her students to read 1,000 pages per school year. (That number is prorated for new students coming in later in the year.) This year, of the 43 participants, 100% of her students in 3rd through 6th grade met that goal; each reading 1,000 pages. My Goodness! But wait,

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