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Martin attains recognition in Missouri Scholars 100

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:03 am

Silex High School senior Brandelyn Martin has been selected as an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Dr. Bruce Werkmeister, a principal at Silex R-1 High School. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. Schools across Missouri

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  • Burch selected for state academic honor

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:01 am

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    High school senior Marissa Burch, of Winfield High School has been selected as an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Eric Alderson, principal at Winfield High School. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. Schools across Missouri

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  • Elsberry saxophone quartet qualifies to perform at state competition in Columbia

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:56 am

    Fourteen Elsberry band members participated in the District Solo and Small Ensemble Festival on March 7. Students were adjudicated and earned high ratings based on their performances.   Ratings are as follows: 1=Exemplary, 2=Outstanding, 3=Satisfactory, 4=Developing and 5=Ineffective. All of Elsberry’s soloists earned ratings of 2. Those students included Logan Anthony (trombone), Madison Cleveland (baritone saxophone), Jordan Oliver (clarinet), Maggie Spratt (tenor saxophone), Anna St. Pierre (flute), Jack Weakly (tenor

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  • TMS Robotics team going to world competition in Louisville in April

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:05 am

    Pictured is one of the robots designed, built and programmed by the Troy Middle School robotics team. Members of the team can be seen in the background, collaborating on the programming of the robot.

    A robotics team from Troy Middle School (TMS) will be heading to Louisville, Ky. for the Vex Robotics World Championships in April. The team is lead by teacher Brandon Franck. The TMS team will be one of over 140 teams from all over the world, including China and India. This is only the second year for the robotics team at the middle school. TMS actually has four robotics teams, each

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  • LCAD scholarship applications

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 8:55 am

    he employees of Lincoln County Ambulance District Local 2665 are currently accepting applications for the EMS Star of Life Scholarship. This scholarship is for any Lincoln County senior going into the medical field. This includes anyone entering a college, tech school or the Lincoln County Ambulance District EMT class. Senior students may pick up the scholarship applications at their high school guidance office. The deadline for the scholarship is March

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  • Kindergarten class blesses police in lieu of a Valentine’s Day party

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Students are pictured above with officers from after they dropped off their Valentine’s Day surprises.

    At First Baptist Christian Academy in Troy, Mo., fourteen (14) Kindergarten students have been working on a ministry project. Led by teacher, Rebecca Grimes, of Elsberry, the class has been collecting donations of candy and treats. Then, the class created goodie bags and on Friday, Feb. 13, the class delivered these bags to the Troy Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The students made their trip during party

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  • State seeking organizations to serve meals to children during summer

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:51 am

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is looking for organizations throughout the state to help feed thousands of children who would otherwise go without meals during the summer months when school is not in session. The Summer Food Service Program reimburses organizations for meals they serve to children who are at risk of not having enough to eat. The program is one way Missouri is working to fight

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