School

School Board meets

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board met on Thursday, May 11, 2017. All members were present: Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepherd, Josh Floyd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason – presiding. Supt. Mark Koca gave an update on the upcoming construction project – new drawings. The board opened depository bids from two

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HOOVER HONORED FOR SERVICE

HOOVER HONORED FOR SERVICE – At the May 11 meeting R-II School Board President Darrell Eason presented a  plaque to Allen Hoover honoring him for six years of service.

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Coaching, extra duty assignments

The following are the coaching and extra duty assignments by the El Dorado Springs School Board at its May 11 meeting. Football Head – Derek Scroggins; defense coordinator – David Carpenter; varsity assistants – Travis Payne, Robert Jansen and Eddie Long; High School Assistant – Tim Dade; Middle School – Scott Steward and Jordan Highley.

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54 Cruisers $1,000 scholarship winners

JACOB POTTS – Stockton, is the son of Terry and Trish Potts. He will attend Ft. Scott Community College in Ft. Scott, KS, entering the John Deere Technician Program. DAKOTA MILLER – Nevada, is the son of David and Patricia Miller. He will attend Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS, entering Mechanical Engineering with an

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Cattlemen award scholarships to seniors

The Cedar County Cattlemen’s Association awarded $3,000 in scholarships to three outstanding 2017 high school graduates. Clayton Locke and Cheston Stacy, Stockton, and Santara Best, El Dorado Springs, were each selected to receive a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship. Locke, plans to attend either Missouri State University or the University of Missouri-Columbia, majoring in ag business. Stacy

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ECS HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES

ECS HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES – El Dorado Christian School, High School Honor Society welcomed eight new members at the candle lighting ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, April 26. ECS High School Honor Society Advisor, Mrs. Amy Castor, presented each new member with a certificate and medal. Mrs. Patty King opened the ceremony with the introduction and

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YOU DO THE MATH

YOU DO THE MATH – What can you buy with $5,000?  For Christina Behl, El Dorado Springs High School math teacher, she plans on a 3D printer and 10 Chrome books plus other sundry cool stuff. Behl is the recipient of the grant from CenturyLink, It was presented last Wednesday, April 26. Making the presentation

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ECS Living Wax Museum

El Dorado Christian grade school hosted their 2nd Annual Living Wax Museum, on Wednesday, April 12, from 3 to 5 p.m.  Students in Mrs. Caldwell’s 3rd through 6th grade history classes, were given the opportunity to research, and write/create a biography of a historical figure.  Respectively, every student worked almost 8 weeks preparing, memorizing facts/speeches,

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89th Missouri State FFA Convention

STATE FFA DEGREE – Wyatt Graves, El Dorado Springs FFA, received his State FFA Degree during the state convention in Columbia April 20-21. The state FFA Degree is the highest degree a member can earn in the state association and is only given to 3% of the 28,000 members each year. FFA CONVENTNION RESULTS –

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SCHOOL BOARD INSTALLS THREE

SCHOOL BOARD INSTALLS THREE – School Board Secretary Tania Molz administered the oath of office to (from left) Mark Burley, Darrell Eason and Terry Sheperd. The board then elected Eason as President and Greg Beydler and vice president.

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