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MEMBERS AND ADVISERS CELEBRATE MISSOURI FBLA STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Missouri Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) welcomed 5,000+ attendees from nearly 400 chapters to the record breaking State Leadership Conference April 16-18, 2023. Members and advisers gathered in person to expand their leadership knowledge, compete in various events and connect with others from across the state. FBLA members competed in over seventy-six competitive events

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SCHOLAR BOWL FINISHES OUT SEASON

The El Dorado Springs Scholar Bowl Team finished their season Saturday, April 15, at home in the District Scholar Bowl Tournament.  After going undefeated in the preliminaries and receiving the #1 seed, they had a letdown in the semi-finals and lost in a close match 280-290. On the positive side, we had 3 of the

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R-2 Board meets in special session

On Monday April 3, the El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education met in a special session. The board voted to go immediately into executive session. During executive session, the board made the following hires for the 2023-24 school year: Abigail Klaiber, teacher Owen Gray, teacher Dawson Meinders, teacher David Rogers, Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

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SORSEA Meeting Discusses Nellie Nicholas Scholarship

Sac Osage Retired School Employees’ Association met on Monday, March 20th. The meeting included a report on the President’s Summit. An MRTA Region 6 meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 21st in Osceola. RSVPs will need to be called in by April 14th. The Nellie Nicholas Scholarship was discussed. Applications and guidelines were given to

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EHS Middle School 3rd quarter honor roll

All A’s 6th Grade Shyera Baughman Rylon Breshears Jacob Ferguson Hayleigh Garcia Addison Henson Kinsley Hooper Quade Hutchinson Anisa Keightley Paylan Mays Jovi Payne Layla Reasoner April Riessen Jordan Runkle Sara Seitz Ryder Simmons Sophia Spencer Kayson Strauch Maci Walter Lexy Zartmann 7th Grade Trooper Arnold Tanner Barnett Mikaela Berten Saischa Bishop Gavin Boch Miley

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EL DORADO SPRINGS DECA COMPETES AT STATE

Members of the El Dorado Springs DECA chapter competed at DECA State Career Development Conference at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri on March 12-14. The eight DECA members were among the over 2,000 high school students and advisors who attended the conference. This year’s conference celebrated the 75 years that Missouri has been involved

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NEVC Board meets with principal candidates

by Johannes Brann While a hiring decision was not made, the closed session of the March 23 regular meeting of the Northeast Vernon County R-1 District Board of Education included interviews of two candidates for the position of Grades 7-12 Principal. One candidate was from an area school while the other was from out of

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VFW hosts Voice of Democracy Awards Night

The VFW believes strongly in good citizenship and fostering patriotism. That’s why we encourage youthful minds to examine our nation’s history and their own experiences in modern American society through our Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy contests. PATRIOT’S PEN The VFW enacted the Patriot’s Pen youth essay competition in 1995 as a way to

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NEVC captures three gold at State FCCLA

NEVC students competing at this year’s State FCCLA Convention included (l-r) Brenna Armstrong, Callie Ensor, Avery Minor, Crae Beth-Dighero Hutchison, Lillie Gerster and Maleah Hogan. The team of Gerster and Hogan won Missouri Grand Champion in their event and along with Hutchison who also won gold, have qualified to compete in Denver in July at

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EHS SPEECH AND DEBATE TAKES ON SEMI-FINALS

On Friday, March 17, the ElDo HS Speech and Debate Team headed to Joplin to participate in the National Speech and Debate Association Districts. Those participating from El Do were Perry Allison, Crayton Thorell, Wyatt Wilkinson, Audrey Goatley, Charity Hoffman, Dennis Hail, Logan Fisk, Ryan Griffin, Camille Bland and Maya Steward. Winners would proceed to

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