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TEACH AG DAY

Thursday, Sept. 16 was National Teach Ag Day and the El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter took that opportunity to take a field trip! -and show our members many different opportunities in agriculture. The chapter travelled to MWI to learn about the welding industry, Heritage Tractor to learn about agriculture mechanics, Lamar Greenhouse to learn about

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STUDENT COUNCIL AT ECS

The El Dorado Christian School Student Council has a busy 2021-22 schedule that is packed with exciting events and they are ready to get started.  Beginning in September, they will host, “See You At The Pole” Christian Day of prayer; followed by Ministry/Encouragement, Christmas Parade, Courtwarming Festivities, and much more.  You can follow ECS StuCo

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NEVC REGION III OFFICERS

Northeast Vernon County is pleased to have three of the Region 11 officers from their school. Yesterday NEVC attended the Region 11 Officer Workshops in Carthage. Charity Middleton (at the mic) is the State Officer of Community Service.  She presented two sessions on recognizing your leadership qualities. Emma Bruce (far right) is the Vice President

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EHS Ag Program celebrates Food for America

by Maria Jones, 9 On Friday, Sept. 24, our high school agricultural students put on Food for America. Ag students spent several weeks preparing for this event by planning small stations where elementary students could learn about where their food comes from and the importance of farming and agriculture in our world. The elementary students

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New FFA students attend Greenhand Conference

by Dylan Rodgers, 9 and Mrs. Francis The Greenhand Conference is for new FFA members who are typically freshmen. This year, every new FFA student attended the conference, which has never happened before. Dillon Hargrove, 12 and Carolyn Huff, 12 are Area 9 officers, and they organized the conference for the greenhands. “We had to

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Call Me, Maybe

by Allie Ashlock, 10 Mr. McCorkendale’s Chemistry 2 class did an advanced version of the lab the Biology 1 class will be doing next week. For this lab, they are building phones using cups and strings and they will try to determine which of several variables will produce the loudest phone. When we talk, our

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Eldo’s new SRO: Deputy Lukenbill

by Blane Shonfelt, 10 Beginning this school year the El Dorado Springs School District welcomed Deputy Garrett Lukenbill as our new School Resource Officer. The Canine Courier caught him for a minute and asked him a few questions. Q. Where did you grow up? A. I moved a lot, so I kind of grew up

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Save the date for the EHS play

by Dylan Davenport, 11 On Dec. 3 and 4, the high school play will premiere at the elementary gym. This year, the cast is putting on the musical “Disenchantment.”  It will start at 7 pm on both nights and it costs $7 for adults and $5 for students and staff to enter. In the play,

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Applications open for 2022 Pork Industry Scholarship

The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2022 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri’s pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four-year institution. The Ambassador will not only be awarded a scholarship, but will

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EL DORADO CHRISTIAN CELEBRATES “SEE YOU AT THE POLE” 2021

On Wednesday morning, September 22, El Dorado Christian School gathered together to celebrate, “See You At The Pole” (SYATP) 2021. Every year a theme is chosen, this year  it was entitled; “Just Pray.”  In James, chapter 4 verse 10, the Bible says, “Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you

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