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I Moustache You Are You A Leader?

“I moustache you, are you a leader?”

 Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:36 am

On Oct. 17 teachers and staff at Clarence Cannon Elementary School in Elsberry showed up to work sporting pink moustaches to promote leadership. As students entered the building teachers and staff greeted them by saying “I moustache you, are you a leader?” Pictured above are [front row, l-r] Clarence Cannon Elementary Principal Toni Wankel and Amanda Niffen; [second row, l-r] Carol Spratt, Karla Rimel, Kristen Hagemeier, Donna Pott, Emily Huber,

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     Posted on October 20, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Dashaun Johnson

    This week’s question: Of all the things you are learning in school, what do you think will be the most useful when you are an adult? Answered by Terri Mudd’s Fourth Grade Class “I think math will be the most helpful because you need to know how to count numbers in grocery stores and to tell how fast your car is going and to measure how long your stuff is.”

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  • Elsberry R-II Educator Profile

     Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:10 am

    Helen McDonald

    Position – BRAVES Aide Number of years at Elsberry Schools – 7 yrs Favorite food – Pork Tenderloin Favorite color – Blue Favorite quote – The secret of getting ahead is getting started. By Mark Twain As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up- Teacher What is one of your fondest memories working at Elsberry – When students understand something that has been a struggle

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

     Posted on October 18, 2014 at 9:39 am

    Teacher Talk

    The month of October can be very fun in the classroom with so much going on. Lead first grade teacher, Jessie Marshall, has been keeping her students busy on the dreary rainy days. Students have enjoyed some Halloween stories. Along with the stories they made recipes for wicked witch brew and wrote a story similar to “Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you see?” Instead the first graders named their

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  • Clarence Cannon Elementary announces BMX poster winners

     Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:06 am

    BMX Poster Winners

    Eight students at Clarence Cannon Elementary School in Elsberry sold 18 or more items during the school’s recent Club’s Choice PTO Fundraiser. As a result, they were each awarded a BMX poster for their efforts. Each poster was autographed by a member of the ESPN Rise Above BMX Bike Show that visited the school in the spring of 2014. Pictured above from left to right are Jake Hatcher, Jason Ross,

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     Posted on October 12, 2014 at 10:41 am

    Connor Young

    This week’s question: If you were invisible for a day what would you do? Answered by Ed Martinson’s Third Grade Class “If I could be invisible for a day I would clean the town.” “If I could be invisible for a day, I would go to my friends house and take there candy.” “If I could be invisible for a day I would stay home and sleep.” “If I could

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  • WATCH D.O.G.S. enters sixth year

     Posted on October 12, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Greg Pflasterer shares some statistics related to the presence and/or absence of father figures in American homes and its impact on youth during the Oct. 2 WATCH D.O.G.S. meeting.

    On Oct. 2 the Elsberry R-II School District held its annual WATCH D.O.G.S. [Dads of Great Students] meeting in the school cafeteria. “This is our sixth year doing the WATCH D.O.G.S. Program,” said Clarence Cannon Elementary Principal Toni Wankel. “We’re trying to get dads and father figures involved in our schools.” WATCH D.O.G.S., which has been recognized by the United States Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health

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