Lady Mustang Kara Harwood has signed a Letter of Intent to play golf at Lincoln University. Lincoln is a Division II school in Jefferson City, Missouri. Kara signed her scholarship intent on Tuesday, November 16th. This full-ride scholarship will provide Kara with an education in the field of her choice.
On Saturday, November 13, twelve schools competed at the First Annual Clinton High School Speech and Debate Tournament. The Mustanges brought home the 2nd place trophy, coming in behind Warrensburg High School. Individual winners are as follows:
Prose – 3rd place Payton Atteberry, finalist Morgan Brown
Oratory – 1st place Payton Atteberry, finalist Lacey Masters
Humorous Interpretation – finalists: Katie Whitney, Loivia Sparks and Danielle Opie
Dramatic Interpretation – 1st Place Katie Whitney, finalists Arri Jones and Olivia Sparks
Extemporaneous Speaking – finalists Olivia Sparks and Payton Atteberry
Duet Acting – 3rd place Jonathon Smith and Tori Baigi, finalist Arri Jones & Micaela Voegelia and Sean Devine & Danielle Opie
Improvisational Duet Acting – finalists Sean Devine and Jonathon Smith
Radio Speaking – 2nd place Katie Whitney, 3rd place Morgan Brown, finalists Payton Atteberry and Tanner Atteberry
Original Works – 1st place Katie Whitney, finalists Brittni Wyatt and Matt Sulka
The EHS Speech and Debate Team will be competing again on December 4th at St. James High School.
Congratulations tothe following football players for their All Conference achievements!
Brad Dinwiddie – Honorable Mention Running Back, Honorable Mention Outside Linebacker
Mason Farris – 2nd Team Offiensive Line
Matt Pehle – 1st Team Tight End, 2nd Team Defensive Line
Cannon Carlock – 1st Team Kicker
Kory McPheeters – 2nd Team Kick Returner
Logan Shinn – Honorable Mention Inside Linebacker
Uria Armstrong – Honorable Mention Inside Linebacker
John Hall – 2nd Team Defensive Back
The 3rd annual Eldon High School Football Alumni Game (Maroon & Gold Game) will be held on Saturday, November 27th at 2:00 p.m. The game will be held on the High School Football Field and is open to any past alumni of Eldon High school that has completed 2 years of varsity football.
The gate fee for this event is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The proceeds from this game will benefit the Eldon football program.
ELDON School District
Meeting of the Board of Education November 15, 2010
The regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order at 6:55 p.m.
(Immediately prior to the meeting the Board recognized student achievements at the High School Commons)
Approved on the consent agenda were:
¨ Approval of Minutes
¨ Payment of Bills
¨ Substitute List Updates
¨ 2010-2011 School Bus Snow Routes
¨ School Board Candidate Filing Public Notice
¨ There was no old business.
¨ The Board approved the request by the FFA Alumni to become a group affiliated with the District.
¨ The Board heard the Alternative School report.
¨ The Board heard the Review of Assessment Data.
¨ The Board approved the proposed changes to policies GCBA-R and GDBA .
¨ The Board approved the bid by Mid Mo Property for brick sealing
¨ The Board named a committee to select and propose names for the Boards’ consideration in renaming the “Old Gym”.
The Board accepted the following Recommendations:
Larry Pope – Custodian
Roger Hendricks – Transportation
Roger Kirkweg – Custodian
NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION:
Monday, December 20, 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.
The all Conference Volleyball Team for 2010 has been announced
Congratulations to Kelsi Mueller and Katie Kirkweg for being selected to the All Conference Volleyball Team.
Kudos also to Alex Griffith who is All Conference Honorable Mention.
The Mustang Speech Team competed Friday with 13 other schools at Stover High School. EHS brought home the 1st Place Team Trophy ahead of Helias High School and Warrensburg High School.
Individual winners include:
Payton Atteberry – 1st Place Medal – Original Oratory
Finalist – Radio Speaking
Gina Heck – Finalist – Original Oratory
Finalist – Poetry Reading
Jon Smith and Tori Baigi – Finalist – Duet Acting
Arri Jones and Micaela Voegeli – Finalist – Duet Acting
Tori Baigi – 3rd Place Medal – Humorous Interpretation
2nd Place Medal – Children’s Storytelling
Katie Whitney – Finalist – Humorous Interpretation
1st Place Medal – Radio Speaking
Tim Vanderveld – Finalist – Humorous Interpretation
Arri Jones – 2nd Place Medal – Dramatic Interpretation
Olivia Sparks – Finalist – Dramatic Interpretation
Sumar Foster – Finalist – Extemporaneous Speaking
Finalist – Original Works
Matt Zulka – Finalist – Poetry Reading
Dareth Armstrong – Finalist – Poetry Reading
Tanner Atteberry – Finalist – Radio Speaking
Payton Atteberry and Tim Vanderveld – 1st Place Medal – Improvisational Duet
Jon Smith and Sean Devine – Finalist – Improvisational Duet
Brittany Sash – Finalist – Original Works
The Mustangs will be on the road again this weekend at Clinton High School.
Eldon was honored to have 12 students, who as a result of a rigorous audition process, were selected for one of the two bands. The following students were selected and participated in the bands this past Saturday:
Leah Simspon – Clarinet 8th Chair
Olivia Sparks – Clarinet 17th Chair
Abigail Wardenburg – Bass Clarinet 3rd Chair – took Contra Clarinet
Abigail Wardenburg – Contra Clarinet 1st Chair
Andrew Kempker- Tenor Saxophone 1st Chair
Cassie Visser – Baritone Saxophone 2nd Chair
Katie Whitney – French Horn 5th Chair
Emily Willingham – French Horn 6th Chair
Brittni Wyatt – French Horn 7th Chair
Aaron Hill – Option 1 Percussion 2nd Chair
Chelsie Lewis – Clarinet 15th Chair
Darcee Espinales – Clarinet 20th Chair
Olivia Sparks – Oboe 1st Chair – took Clarinet
Travis Seek – Option 1 Percussion 2nd Chair
This year the Eldon FFA Chapter had two grasslands teams participating at State Competition. The FFA Grassland Team received 9th place at the competition. Members of that team are Ryan Looten, Arika Myers, Elaine Herx and Chelsea Pemberton. The 4-H Grassland Team members are Tyler Wray, Amber Abbett, Dillon Smith and Kailene Twombley. These members have worked hard and we congratulate them!
The Eldon FFA Greenhand and Chapter Degree Ceremony was November 2, 2010. Ninty-three Greenhands and sixty-three Chapter Degree members were inducted that evening. Also in attendance were over 100 parents, adminstration and friends. Guest speakers for the evening were FFA State Officers Mareta Sherman and Jessica Kueffer.