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Cuivre River Electric Community Trust awards $21,000 in scholarships

 Posted on November 22, 2014 at 10:53 am

Forty-two students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties received a total of $21,000 in scholarship awards from the Cuivre River Electric Community Trust. Local students receiving scholarships are Katherine Bicker, Eli Burkemper, Mary Burkemper, Benjamin Eggering, Lauren Eggering, Austin Fleming, Kyriana Foster, Kaitlyn Huber, Samantha Marre, Charlie Moesch, Mirrande Morgan, Kourtney Mudd, Jamie Pieper and Casey Whitehead. Scholarship funds are donated by Cuivre River Electric members who participate

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  • Cuivre River Electric Scholarship deadline Oct. 1

     Posted on September 28, 2014 at 10:20 am


    College students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties are encouraged to apply for a Cuivre River Electric Community Trust Scholarship. Fifty-seven students received a total of $28,500 in scholarships from Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) in June to help them pursue their undergraduate degrees and you could be next! The CREC scholarship deadline is Wednesday, October 1. Scholarship funds are donated by CREC members who participate in Operation

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  • Battle of the Belt Challenges Missouri High Schools to Buckle Up!

     Posted on September 11, 2014 at 8:57 am


    All Missouri high schools are called to compete in the 2014 Battle of the Belt Challenge for an opportunity to win cash and prizes teaching students the importance of buckling up. Sponsored by the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, the statewide competition will run from Oct. 1 until Nov. 19 to educate young drivers about safety belt use, reduce traffic crash injuries and save teen lives. “Nearly eight out of

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  • Getting to know Elsberry’s Educators

     Posted on May 12, 2014 at 8:55 am


    Karin Busiere Position – 7-12 Librarian Number of years as an educator – 30 Favorite food – steak Favorite color – any color in a sunrise Favorite quote – “If you can read well, you can teach yourself how to do almost anything”. My Dad As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up What is one of your fondest memories as an educator – Anytime

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  • Elementary hosts annual Math Carnival

     Posted on May 12, 2014 at 8:49 am


    Students at Clarence Cannon Elementary School participated in a math carnival on May 1 and 2 in the elementary gymnasium. The event was organized by Title I teachers Diane Dietrich, Carol Spratt and Kristen Hagemeier. Also assisting with the carnival were members of the National Junior Honor Society made up of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students as well as a number of NHS students from Elsberry High School. The

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  • Elsberry Kiwanis March “Terrific Kids”

     Posted on May 5, 2014 at 8:23 am

    March Kiwanis Awards

    March Kiwanis “Terrific Kids” (front row, l-r)  Drew Hagemeier, Carter Morris, Addyson Steele, Ellie Hartley, Christine Wehmeyer,  Lillyan Copeland, Ava Haworth and Adelynn Barber (Back row, l-r)  Carli Donovan, Meg Brandel, Emily Johnson, Kyle Daniel, Jessica Sadler, Ember Richardson, Katina Galati and Josiah Heras.

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  • Teacher Talk at Elsberry R-2 School District, by Kim Jones-Media Liaison

     Posted on May 4, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Teacher Talk

    Five is a significant number. Albert Puljous wore that number when he was with the Cardinals,  we have five fingers and toes on each hand and foot,  we’re supposed to eat five fruits and vegetables per day to stay healthy, age five is when many children start kindergarten, there are five sides to a polygon, and relevant to Elsberry Schools, there are five weeks of school left in the school

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