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

 Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:55 am

Previously, I mentioned that Physical Education teachers at Elsberry Schools are very versatile people, mainly because at any time of the day they could be teaching elementary, middle school, or high school students. Elsberry Alumni Trudy Bull instructs elementary school classes each morning. Her morning hours are followed with Freshmen PE classes, a high school Health class, and her day finishes with fifth or sixth grade students. Currently students in

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  • Flame set to perform at Elsberry FCA event

     Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:02 am


    The Elsberry R-II Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will be hosting a concert in the high school gymnasium on April 3 at 7 p.m. The scheduled performer for the event will be the artist “Flame”, who will host a special meet and greet at his merchandise table following the concert. The event itself is free, but there will be a concession stand and the FCA will be collecting a love

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  • Elsberry Alumni Banquet set for May 2

     Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:52 am


    The annual Elsberry High School Alumni Banquet will be held on May 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Elsberry High School gymnasium. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. The class of 1965 will be special guests this year and will be honored as 50-year graduates. The class of 1990 will be honored as 25-year graduates. The class of 2015 will be welcomed as the newest Alumni Association members. Graduates of

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  • Elsberry R-II Educator Profile

     Posted on March 25, 2015 at 11:14 am

    Reagan Skaggs

    Position – Salad Bar Attendant Number of years at Elsberry Schools – 8 years Favorite food – Mashed potatoes and gravy Favorite color – blue Favorite quote – Live each day like it’s your last As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up- beautician What is one of your fondest memories working at Elsberry – Laughing with the kitchen gals every day! One piece of

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  • Elsberry R-II Educator Profile

     Posted on March 20, 2015 at 9:25 am

    Thelma Boedeker

    Position – Cashier in Food Service Number of years at Elsberry Schools – 5 ½ years Favorite food – Pasta Favorite color – Blue Favorite quote – “It is what it is” As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up - Interior Designer What is one of your fondest memories working at Elsberry – What Children say One piece of advice you would want to

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  • Eighth grade students learn the job interview process

     Posted on March 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Paul Graven and Gabriel Gonzalez

    At Elsberry School teachers try to prepare the students daily for what the future might hold. Resume writing and job interviewing is crucial for everyone. Recently, English Teacher, Tori Towery has been working with eighth grade students about the proper way to be prepared for interviews. This includes knowledge of the business and proper dress. With the help of Middle School Principal Jason Miller, the two had professionals from the

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  • Sixth Grade Science classes experiments

     Posted on March 20, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Science Fair - Hunter Brandt.

    Doing experiments is a large part of any science class. Recently, the sixth grade classes taught by Dani Rockwell, Melissa Grossner and Cari Braden studied and learned about how to prepare a science experiment and what it takes for it to be accurate. Including things such as, a hypothesis, materials, procedure, research, variables, application, data, results and conclusion. Each student in the class pick a subject that they thought they could

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