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ECS CELEBRATES GRANDPARENT’S DAY

It was all smiles at El Dorado Christian School while celebrating Grandparent’s Day on Wednesday, Sept. 14. With a variety of poems, songs and even a play written and performed by the 5th grade class, the students were able to share their love and appreciation for their grandparents. Following the program, the grandparents had an

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ELDO ALL DISTRICT HONOR CHOIR REPORT

On Saturday, September 10, 2022, 4 El Dorado Springs choir students; Corban Collins, Shae Hamilton, Kentley Rieder, and Alora Long traveled to Carthage High School to audition for the SWMMEA All-District Honor Choir. Students have a fast turn around from the beginning of school to prep for this audition by getting a solo ready, practicing

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MTRA AWARDS GRANTS TO TWO TEACHERS

Congratulations to Tabitha Culbertson and Shelly Loane, El Dorado Springs Elementary School, for each receiving $500 MRTF grants awarded in MRTA Region 6. On Thursday, Aug. 18, Tabitha Culbertson and Shelly Loane were each presented a $500 classroom grant. They were presented with a large replica check for $500, a “real” check made out to

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NEW SIGN OUTSIDE NEVC GYM

(from left) Thursday morning saw Terry West, the new custodian at NEVC High School and Russell Hays, Chief of the Walker Fire Department hang a new metal sign on the exterior of the Northeast Vernon County R-1 School District High School in Walker; the old wooden one had faded and rotted. When District Superintendent Chris

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FIDELITY COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS GRANT TO BRIGHT FUTURES

Bright Futures of El Dorado Springs was awarded a grant from Fidelity Communications in the amount of $6,000 to present to Hunger Warriors of El Dorado Springs. Hunger Warriors provides weekend food bags to students in our district. Pictured are: Back row: Heather Brown, Bright Futures; Jordan Payne, Bright Futures; Terry Burns, Hunger Warriors; Nelmay

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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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