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ElDo DECA excels at conference

On Monday, Feb. 10, eleven El Dorado Springs High School DECA members traveled to MSSU in Joplin, for the District 10 Career Development Conference. This was the first competition experience for the majority of the EHS DECA members. “I couldn’t be prouder of the group that attended and happy to announce that five students qualified

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FFA Week February 22-29, 2020

2019-2020 FFA Members FFA Group Photo: El Dorado Springs FFA boasts 122 in school members this year. Food For America Two:​ Avery Schiereck pictured with a group of students discussing parts of a steer. Food For America is one of the things that kindergarteners through sixth graders look forward to. They get to sit in

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CMH Medical Excellence Scholarship applications available

Applications for the Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation 2020 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 from the CMH service area who are working

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NEVC FBLA STUDENTS ADVANCE TO STATE

NEVC FBLA STUDENTS ADVANCE TO STATE – On Feb. 12, FBLA students traveled to Joplin to compete in District 17 Regional Competition.  Northeast Vernon County walked away with several awards.  Kylie Alexander placed 2nd in Spreadsheet Applications and 1st in Personal Finance.  Charity Middleton placed 3rd in Job Interview and Intro to Business Communications.  Katrina

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NEVC CROWNS HOMECOMING ROYALTY

NEVC CROWNS HOMECOMING ROYALTY – On Friday, Feb. 7, Northeast Vernon County High School crowned its 2020 Homecoming royalty – Brittney Trueblood  is the homecoming queen and Corey Graham is the homecoming king. Photo by Neoma Foreman

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CMH partners with R-2 Schools to provide counseling services

Citizens Memorial Hospital’s (CMH) El Dorado Springs Medical Center has partnered with the El Dorado Springs R-2 School District to provide on-site counseling and therapy to students through 12th grade during regular school hours. After school appointments are also available. Abby Chilton, licensed clinical social worker, provides on-site counseling and therapy services. Chilton can help

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MEET, GREET AND EAT

MEET, GREET AND EAT – Monday afternoon, Feb. 3, teachers and staff at the El Dorado Springs R-II School got to officially meet the new superintendent, Heath Oates. The reception was held on the balcony of the lower gym.

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JANUARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

JANUARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER – Abigail Klaiber, 17, daughter of Joshua and Penny Klaiber is the Community National Bank scholarship winner for January. She is a member of the El Dorado Springs Missionary Baptist Church, FFA Future Teachers of American, National Honor Society and Cross County.  She’s been on the honor roll all four years of

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SCHOLAR DOGS COMPETE

SCHOLAR DOGS COMPETE – The El Dorado Springs Scholar Bowl team competed last Thursday, January 16th at Butler and again on January 18th at the Lakeland Tournament.  The team of Ethan Roberts, Wraith Leyva, Megan Griffin, Tevis Edmiston, Chase Johnson, and Ryan Griffin went 2-1 on Thursday night, falling only to a tough Lamar team. 

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Director of Agriculture announces funding for local 4-H, FFA youth service projects

On Friday,  Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn announced that 21 youth organizations from across Missouri werawarded grants from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s 2020 Building Our American Communities grant program. In total, 10 Missouri FFA chapters and 11 Missouri 4-H clubs statewide were awarded funds for their community service projects this year. “Missouri FFA and

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