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College of the Ozarks

The El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter started off the contest season by taking 42 students to College of the Ozarks in Branson. The C of O contest is just a workshop for FFA students to practice for future contests. After each team was done with their event, the chapter went to lunch at Cici’s Pizza

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ECS SPELLING BEE WINNERS

ECS SPELLING BEE WINNERS – El Dorado Christian School held its 4th annual Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  First and second graders competed for the top three awards in each class. The little bees have sure been busy. Each student studied approximately 175 words.  Pictured are (from left) 2nd place winner, Alayna Gingerich; 1st

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Lydia Eason takes 26th at Voice of America nationals

Lydia Eason represented the state of Missouri in the VFW Voice of Democracy competition in Washington DC. Lydia was a part of the procession of state winners onto the stage. She then anxiously waited for her name to be announced in the scholarship competition. Lydia’s entry survived the first round to advance into the second

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FFA contest results

The East Newton Leadership Jackpot Contest held Monday night March 5,a good night of results. Kraysen Leonard took 2nd in division 1 speaking. Avery Schiereck took 2nd in creed. Knowledge team took 1st (Avery 1st overall, Tevis Edmiston 2nd overall, Kraysen 7th overall, and Hannah Smith 8th overall). Ag sales took 4th place (Lance Smith

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Band students excel at Districts

Jordan K. White, Director of Bands, for El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, reports, I am beyond pleased to report on the recent successes of the Bulldog Band program. On Monday, March 5, the Bulldog Band traveled to Stockton HS to compete in the District 7 Solo and Ensemble contest. Students prepared solos and small chamber

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National FFA Week Feb. 17-24

2017-2018 Ag Members Rewards Trip- Our chapter takes a rewards trip at the end of the year for the Top 20 active members throughout the school year. In 2017 we went to Oklahoma and toured different sites. Pictured is our stop at a Clydesdale Farm outside of Oklahoma City. FFA Camp- During the summer, we

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Shelter Insurance® Foundation and Travis Farran sponsor local high school scholarship

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2000 scholarship to a graduate of El Dorado Springs RII High School. Shelter Agent Travis Farran sponsors and partially funds this scholarship. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select the local recipient. The committee will consider each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational

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CMH Medical Excellence Scholarship applications available

Area students encouraged to apply by Feb. 28 Applications for the Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation 2018 Medical Excellence Scholarships are now available at the Office of Human Resources at CMH and also online at http://bit.ly/1QRlCt1. The deadline to submit the application is Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. The scholarship provides financial assistance to individuals

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Southwest Missouri teen headed to Washington, D.C.

Tasked with writing a speech on the theme “American History: Our Hope for the Future,” Lydia Eason instructed the nation to stop complaining and overcome its divisions. “It’s about how we as America need to come together and accept each other’s differences,” Eason said. “We just need to come together and love each other no

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Women Legislators of Missouri Scholarship

Women Legislators of Missouri are encouraging young women set to graduate from high school to apply for a $500 college scholarship. Each year the group selects one student from each of Missouri’s congressional districts to receive the award.  MO House members hope to spread the word about the scholarship opportunity so that female students from

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