Your News » Education

Anne Anthony

Elsberry R-II Educator Profile

 Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:59 am

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

Read Full Story

Education » Older Stories

  • “Dressing up” to emphasize leadership

     Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:54 am

    Use 1

    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

    Read Full Story
  • 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

    Read Full Story
  • 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

    Read Full Story
  • Attendance rate on the rise

     Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Elsberry R-II Superintendent Dr. Tim Reller [above left] discusses the district’s improved attendance rates with board members during the Jan. 14 meeting. Pictured with Reller is board member John Boedeker [at right].

    At the Jan. 14 meeting of the Elsberry R-II School Board Superintendent Dr. Tim Reller informed board members that the district seems to be recovering from the high rates of illness that wrecked student attendance during the tail end of 2014. “There was a lot of sickness in December,” Reller told the board. “I think our total district-wide attendance was around 91 percent.” Reller said that the district regularly receives

    Read Full Story
  • EMS and EHS Honor Rolls

     Posted on January 16, 2015 at 9:43 am


    Elsberry Middle School A and B Honor Roll A Honor Roll Fifth Grade Kyle Daniel, Timothy Georgie, Eli Gladney, Kasey Haub, Josiah Heras, Abigail Jenkins, Joel Mound, Kelsey Pflasterer, Alexa Potter and Taylor Watts. Sixth Grade Macy Barber, Maranda Burke, Brooke Gray, Sada Irving, Brystal Jones, Morgan Jones, Liberty Killian, Kylie Kinsler, Madison Leckbee, Addison Mayes, Abigail Talbot and Veronica Whiteside. Seventh Grade Mina Folkerts, Danielle Georgie, Lyman Heras, William

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

     Posted on January 16, 2015 at 9:22 am

    Teacher Talk

    Fifth grade students at Elsberry Schools do something that none of the other grades in K-6 do, they switch classrooms for three core area subjects-Math, Social Studies, and Science. This is known as departmentalized in the education field. All three teachers have their own classroom and teach language, spelling, and writing. Mr. Cleveland specializes in Science, Mrs. Ogden spreads her knowledge of Math and Ms. Spegal shares the curriculum for

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day