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

 Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:08 am

One can hardly believe that April is almost over and May is upon us. Of course, in teacher language, that means the school year is almost over. Like every year May will be going out like a bang, with so many activities left to finish the year. In the classrooms, students in various grades are taking MAP Tests, high school students are taking EOC’s (End of the Course Exams), and

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  • Elsberry Middle School observes National PID Awareness Day

     Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:05 am

    On April 22 students at Elsberry Middle School gathered near the school’s track and soccer field to observe National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Day. Students released balloons and bubbles into the air following a number of selected readings.

    On April 22 Elsberry Middle School students participated in the National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Day. Primary Immunodeficiency, or PID,  refers to a group of more than 200 disorders of the immune system with varying degrees of severity. They occur when one or more essential parts of the immune system do not work correctly. Individuals with this condition cannot get rid of pathogens or protect themselves from pathogens as well as

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  • One small step for Elsberry’s third graders, ….

     Posted on May 1, 2015 at 10:03 am

    Challenger Learning Center 2

    On March 15 the third grade classes at Clarence Cannon Elementary School took their annual trip to the Challenger Learning Center. “We go every year through a grant from Boeing,” said Amanda Niffen, third grade teacher. “The kids go on a mock space simulator and have to find a comet. “They also get to make rockets and learn about life in space on a shuttle.”

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  • Elsberry Band hosts annual fundraiser

     Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:51 am

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    Parents, community members and various other supporters of the Elsberry R-II Band Program showed up in droves on April 25 to help raise funds for the school’s student musicians. The occasion was the annual spaghetti dinner and fundraiser held in the Elsberry High School Gymnasium. The event featured a number of performances, including selections from the EHS Jazz Band, the high school saxophone quartet, and solos performed by Jack Weakly

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  • Treble Makers host 2015 Spring Concert “Just For Fun”

     Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:11 am


    On April 23 the Elsberry “Treble Makers” performed their 2015 Spring Concert in the Elsberry High School Gymnasium. The theme of this year’s show was “Just For Fun: A Lighthearted Revue for Young Voices”. The Treble Makers, under the direction of Jenny Lynn Heras, performed a total of 12 songs for the assembled guests. In the attached photo, students are performing the song “Tell Me A Joke”.

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  • Spegal receives Missouri SAR Teacher of the Year Award

     Posted on April 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Hahn poses with Spegal after presenting her with her award and a check in the amount of $250.

    On April 25 Elsberry Social Studies and Language Arts Teacher Rebecca Spegal received the 2015 Missouri Society of the Sons of the American Revolution [MOSSAR] M. Graham Clark Elementary Teacher of the Year Award. In January of 2015, Spegal was chosen by the Fernando de Leyba Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in Saint Charles as their 2015 Teacher of the Year. That award automatically put her in

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     Posted on April 26, 2015 at 9:39 am

    Emmalee Clauseen

    This week’s question: “If your family decided to bury a time capsule and each family member could contribute only one item, what item would you pick and why?” Answered by Mrs. Ogden’s fifth grade class “If I could pick one thing to put in the time capsule it would be my grandma’s ring because it is special to the whole family, because my grandma died.” “If I could pick one

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