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

 Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:13 am

Everyone knows the key to the future is technology. Teachers have a major task learning and teaching technology to the students. One teacher that this applies directly to is, MaryAnn Meives, pre-K through 8th grade computer teacher. This year a new twist has been added to her repertoire. She is incorporating coding into the curriculum. The program was launched in December, with the school joining Code.org. The vision is that

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  • Friends of Elsberry Literacy provides free books to Elsberry students

     Posted on April 23, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Friends Of Elsberry Literacy

    This year the Friends of Elsberry Literacy organization has reached a long standing benchmark. “Every year the Friends of Elsberry Literacy organization has tried to give free books to the students in the district,” said EHS Librarian Karen Busiere. “One of our original goals when we first formed was to one day be able to make sure that every child in grades Pre-K through 12 had the opportunity to get

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  • EHS students compete in FBLA State Leadership Conference

     Posted on April 22, 2015 at 11:40 am

    Pictured from left to right are Irin Wongphinphan (FBLA Principles and Procedures), Ashley Morgan (Grammar), and Adam Miller (Computer Problem Solving).  Tara O’Brien also competed at the state level in Agri-Business but was unable to attend the conference.

    On April 11-14, nearly 4,500 students in grades 5-12, as well as college students and advisers, descended upon Springfield for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. Students’ main focus was competitive events, which nearly 3,400 of the attendees participated in. Events ranged from Accounting I to Website Design, with Economics, Public Speaking, and Social Media mixed in between. Overall, FBLA is home

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  • THE WHO, WHAT, WHERE & HUH?

     Posted on April 17, 2015 at 10:02 am

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    This week’s question: “Name one thing that others often do that drives you completely crazy? (In other words, what is your pet peeve?)” Answered by Mrs. Mudd’s Fourth Grade Class “What drives me crazy it would be my sisters because they always yell. Another thing is the talking too much. Last thing is they ask me to play my xbox.” “Something that drives me crazy is when i have ask

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  • Elementary hosts fifth annual Math Carnival

     Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:45 am

    Title I Teacher Carol Spratt assists students during one of the many activities offered to them at the 2015 Elementary Math Carnival held on April 9-10.

    On April 9-10 Clarence Cannon Elementary School in Elsberry hosted its fifth annual Elementary Math Carnival in the school’s multi-purpose room. The two-day carnival is open to all students in grades Kindergarten through fourth and is organized by the district’s Title I teachers Kristen Hagemeier, Carol Spratt and Diane Dietrich. “We spend about two months going through and making sure all of the activities line up with the curriculum,” said

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

     Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:17 am

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    Music just comes natural to some people, and Elsberry Music Teacher JennyLynn Heras is one of those people. She shares her talent every day, all day with the students in grades pre-K through eighth. She does more than just classroom instructing. Students in grades fourth, fifth, and sixth have the opportunity to be a member of a group of singers called “Treblemakers”. After the Christmas program members start rehearsing for

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  • Elsberry ushers in 2015 Cardinal baseball season

     Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:08 am

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    The Elsberry School District joined Cardinal Nation in celebrating opening day for the St. Louis Cardinals on April 13. Everyone came to school dressed in Cardinal attire to enjoy the days activities. The day started off with the playing of the National Anthem by the Elsberry High School Marching band over the intercom system. Periodically throughout the day Cardinal/baseball music was played for everyone to enjoy, including “Take me out

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