All District Lady Mustangs

Lady Mustangs Kelsi Mueller and Katie Kirkweg were named Second Team All District Volleyball. Congratulations ladies!

Third Annual Mustang Madness

The Third Annual Mustang Madness will be held on Saturday, November 20th beginning at 4:30 p.m in the High School Gym.  This event will feature scrimmage games with the Middle School and High School Basketball Teams.  This will be your first chance to catch the 2010-2011 basketball teams in action.  The Booster Club will also be sponsoring a chili supper during the event.  Tickets will be available at the door.

Powder Puff Football

On Thursday, October 28th, the Eldon High School Student Council will host a Powder Puff Football game.  This game will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the teams are Senior girls vs. Junior girls.  Admission to the game is $2 and the money raised will used to benefit various charities throughout the year. Booster Club concessions will be available for purchase.  There will also be cheerleaders and special half-time routine.

Eldon FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team – First in the Nation!

FFA Parli Team

    On October 22, 2010 the Eldon FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team took First place in National Competition at  Indianapolis, Indiana.  Pictured are: Matt Biddle, FFA Advisor, Payton Atteberry, Kelsi Mueller, Jill Blankenship, Abbey Thomas, Arika Myers and Cole Griffith.  Congratulations on a job well done!

EHS Marching Mustangs Take 1st Place!

Marching Mustangs

The EHS marching Mustangs competed in the annual University of Central Missouri’s Homecoming Parade on Saturday, October 23rd where they earned a first place finish in Class 4.  There were 17 bands overall and when ranked by total points, Eldon’s score of 92.5 was 2nd high, missing the top score by 2 points.  The bands were judged in 3 areas for their combined total score.  In marching the Mustangs placed 3rd overall, in corner execution, 2nd overall and their music score was 1st overall.  The Marching Mustangs then performed in the PreGame Show with the UCM Marching Mules, two of whom, Ryan Miller and Caitlin Walker,  are EHS band alumni.

12 Win American FFA Degree

American FFA Degree

The American FFA Degree is the highest award attainable through the national FFA Organization.  The Eldon chapter is proud to have 12 members receive this award this year.  That is the most members in a chapter to win the degree in the state of Missouri and possibly the most in the nation.  Pictured are, Front row: FFA Advisor Adam Wolf, Aimee Whitesell, Meagan Carrol, Lauren Schad, Daniel Smith.  Second Row:  Avery Fisher, Jake Hees, Taylor Bailey, Chris Webery, FFA Advisor Gary Reichel.  Back Row:  FFA Advisor Matt Biddle.  Not pictured are:  Megan Mueller, Brandon Kliethermes, Trever Griswold, and Ryan Groce.  Congratulations to each of  you!

Mustang Minutes for October 18, 2010

MUSTANG MINUTES

ELDON School District

Meeting of the Board of Education October 18, 2010

 The regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order at 6:30 p.m.

 CONSENT AGENDA

Approved on the consent agenda were:

¨       Approval of Minutes

¨       Payment of Bills

¨       Out of State Trip Request (FBLA)

Old Business:

¨    There was no old business. 

 New Business:

The Board heard the Graduation/Drop Out Report

¨       The Board heard the Vocational Programs report.

¨       The Board approved declaring property as surplus.

¨       The Board approved changes to policies GCBC and GDBC.

Personnel:

The Board accepted the following Resignations/Recommendations:

Resignations:

Gene Christiansen – Driver (retirement)

 Recommendations:

Mike Merriman  – Driver

 The Board approved additions to the Substitute Lists.                                              

 NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION:

Monday, November 15, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

ELDON SCHOOL DISTRICT VISION STATEMENT

The Eldon School District will foster a sense of pride through our professional learning community.  We will focus on the needs and achievements of all learners.  We will support and build upon the strengths of our students, staff, parents and community to promote excellence through education.

2010 Fall Sports Banquet

The 2010 Fall Sports Banquet will be on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in the Eldon Community Center.  The sports recognized  will be  Football, Softball, Cross Country, Volleyball and Girls Golf.  The Eldon Booster club will be hosting the event and providing the meal.

2010 All District Band

Congratulation to the following students for making All District Band.  Darcee Espinales, Aaron Hill, Andrew Kempker, Chelsie Lewis, Travis Seek, Leah Simpson, Olivia Sparks, Cassie Visser, Abigail Wardenburg, Katie Whitney, Emily Willingham and Brittni Wyatt.  Great Job to all our band students!

Sounds of the Gridiron

The Eldon High School Marching Band will host their annual “Sounds of the Gridiron” concer on Thursday, October 14th.  The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium.