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Kaylee Calvin


 Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:44 am

This week’s question: “If you only had the time and/or resources to develop one of your skills and/or talents, which one would you choose and why?” Answered by Mr. Vandivort’s AG class “My public speaking skills because I love being able to do prepared public speaking in FFA and I would like to be better at it.” “I would choose public speaking so that I would be able to do

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  • University of Missouri Fall 2014 graduates

     Posted on February 27, 2015 at 8:35 am


    The University of Missouri has released its list of graduates for the fall semester of 2014. Local students on that list include Katherine Rose Almus of Elsberry, who received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, and Curtis Wayne Smith of Elsberry, who received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and banking. Other local students on the graduation list include Casey Elise Eggert

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  • Hagemeier named to Culver-Stockton’s Dean’s List

     Posted on February 26, 2015 at 8:14 am


    Brittni Hagemeier, sophomore legal studies major from Elsberry, was named to the Culver-Stockton College Dean’s List for work done during the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, Culver-Stockton College requires students to meet high academic standards. Dean’s List students have earned between a 3.5 and 3.99 GPA and were enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours, with no grade lower than a C. Culver-Stockton College, located

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  • Pietzman meets with Marre and Walkup

     Posted on February 26, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Pietzman With FFA Officers

    State Representative Randy Pietzman [at far right] is pictured with Area V FFA State Vice President Samantha Marre [center] and Area I FFA State Vice President Morgan Walkup [at far left]. Pietzman had the honor of presenting a House Resolution to Marre for her involvement and accomplishments in the FFA.

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  • Kindergarten registration to take place March 9-11

     Posted on February 20, 2015 at 8:55 am


    The time has come for parents to get their children ready for the next 12-years of their life. It is time for school and years of homework but first the children must be registered for Kindergarten. Registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  on March 9 and 11 and from 8 a.m until 7 p.m. on March 10 in the Clarence Cannon

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

     Posted on February 19, 2015 at 11:02 am


    This school year the Middle School was able to add back to the schedule a communication arts teacher for students. If you recall several years back due to budget cuts a language teacher was not replaced in the middle school. The administration thought this position was important enough to the education of Elsberry students and financially possible this year to re-instate a teacher to this position. The challenging part of

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  • Missouri State releases fall 2014 graduation, dean’s lists

     Posted on February 19, 2015 at 10:49 am


    Springfield- Each semester students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during the fall semester and at least a 3.50 grade point average [on a 4.00 scale]. Former Elsberry students named to the dean’s list at Missouri State University for the fall of 2014 include Cherish N. Haselhorst. The Missouri State

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