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EMS Band performs at annual Christmas Concert

 Posted on December 24, 2014 at 11:32 am

On Dec. 17 members of the Elsberry Middle School Band hosted their 2014 Christmas Concert in the Elsberry High School Gymnasium. Musicians in fifth through eighth grade performed a number of classic Christmas favorites as well as some less well-known and traditional arrangements for the enjoyment of assembled parents and other guests. In the accompanying photos, Elsberry Band and Choir Director Rebecca Shroyer addresses the crowd before directing some of

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     Posted on December 20, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Dakota Gramann

    This week’s question: “If you could change one rule that your family has, what rule would you chance and why?” Answered by Mrs. Jones Fourth Grade Class “I would change that I had to do the dishes before hunting. I would change that rule by hunting and not doing the dishes at all.” “I would change one rule and it would be don’t watch scary movies at night cause I

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  • Santa, elves make an appearance at EHS Book Fair

     Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:32 am


    The Elsberry High School Book Fair was held in the EHS library during the first week of December. The fair, which had a holiday theme, was sponsored by Scholastic and the event raised $2,100 to go toward free books [in lieu of cash]. “We can use the ‘Scholastic dollars’ in the spring for the pre-K through 12th grade book giveaway which is sponsored by the Friends of Elsberry Literacy,” said

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  • “Feeling Groovy About Leadership”

     Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:27 am

    "Feeling Groovy About Leadership"

    On Dec. 12 teachers at Clarence Cannon Elementary School in Elsberry reached back several decades into their respective closets and came to work dressed in their best period attire from the 1960s and early 1970s in order to show their students that  they were “Feeling Groovy About Leadership”.

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

     Posted on December 18, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Teacher Talk

    Probably by time you are reading this (or close to it) school will be officially be out for Christmas vacation of the 2014-2015 school year. To various people this can signify a variety of things. Administrators get a break from the hustle and bustle of school wide items. For teachers, it is that well needed, well deserved break from the classroom. No papers to grade for two weeks and for

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  • Elsberry R-II Educator Profile

     Posted on December 18, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Debby Lonsberry

    Position – Para Number of years at Elsberry Schools – 17th year Favorite food – Bar-B-Que Ribs Favorite color – purple Favorite quote – When life kicks you – let it kick you forward As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up- A mom What is one of your fondest memories working at Elsberry – Every time a student “gets it” and the big smile

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  • Christmas Dance king and queen

     Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:51 am


    Seniors Paige Hoskins and DaVonte Richards were crowned this year’s EHS Christmas Dance Queen and King Saturday, December 13 on the high school campus. Other member are the court are: (l to r) Lydia Hanneken and Jacob LaCasse, sophomores; Queen and King; Alayna Conrad and Nick Daly, juniors; Taylor Burke and Jordan Oliver, freshmen. Retiring royalty, Kimmie Croxville and Cody Galloway were unable to attend the coronation.

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