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Anthony named to All-Academic Team during MFA Shootout

 Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:54 am

On Jan. 18 the Elsberry Indians traveled to Columbia to compete in the 22nd Annual MFA Oil Break Time Shootout at the Mizzou Arena. Prior to each game of the shootout individual honors were bestowed upon those players from each team who had achieved the highest cumulative grade point averages. Those players were then named to the All-Academic Team for the event. Pictured above is Elsberry Indian Logan Anthony [at

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  • Anthony wins EMS National Geographic Bee

     Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Chris Tiller, Elsberry Middle School Social Studies Teacher, presents Trevor Anthony a medal for his top place finish.

    Elsberry Middle School recently held their annual National Geographic Bee for students in grades fifth through eighth. For the second straight year, eighth grade student Trevor Anthony came out on top after the competition was over. The contest started  with all students answering seven questions, then the competition narrowed down to the top 10 students in the middle school. Those students were Trevor Anthony, (8); Raul Barragan, (6); Tori Edwards,

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

     Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Teacher Talk

    Sixth grade students in Mrs. Rockwell’s class stay busy with all of the educational opportunities that are available in the sixth grade. Recently, she had students working on writing an essay entitled “Breaking Barriers”. This essay goes with information about how people have to deal with overcoming something difficult in life, with the prime example being Jackie Robinson. Mrs. Rockwell has a second opportunity for the student’s work to be

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  • Elsberry R-II Educator Profile

     Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:59 am

    Anne Anthony

    Position – Business Manger Number of years at Elsberry Schools – 19 Favorite food – Seafood Favorite color – Blue Favorite quote – Do right. Do your best. Treat other as you want to be treated. Lou Holtz As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up- teacher What is one of your fondest memories working at Elsberry – Being able to watch my boys participate

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  • “Dressing up” to emphasize leadership

     Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:54 am

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    Each month teachers and staff at Clarence Cannon Elementary participate in a “dress-up day” as part of an effort to help keep students focused on the concept of leadership. “We surprise the kids with that,” said Clarence Cannon Elementary Principal Toni Wankel. “They never know what the theme is going to be from one month to the next.” January’s theme was centered around the movie “Frozen” and a number of

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  • Area graduates shine at the college level

     Posted on January 22, 2015 at 8:54 am


    The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville has announced the names of students named to the Academic  and/or President’s Honor Roll at the end of the 2014 fall trimester. To be included on the Academic Honor Roll a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or above on a 4.00 scale. Students named to the

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  • Elsberry students participate in FCCLA “Hat Day”

     Posted on January 22, 2015 at 8:42 am


    The Elsberry R-II FCCLA holds a hat day once a month to bring attention to cancer. On Jan. 16 the organization promoted awareness for pancreatic cancer [purple] and esophageal cancer [periwinkle]. Students who paid for the privilege of wearing a hat to school were allowed to wear either one of those two colors. The FCCLA donates the money raised from these hat days to individuals in the community who are

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