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Community R-VI dedicates new dugouts

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:16 pm

On September 15, the Community R-VI Booster Club held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of their dugout project.  Performing the ribbon cutting were senior baseball and softball players Clay Thebeau, Luke Robinson, Kyle Curtis, Samantha Jackson, Doug Davenport, and Lane Thebeau. Also in attendance were Superintendent Cheryl Mack; Elementary Principal Tammy Angel; board members Linda Gastler and Joyce Gastler; Bob Becker with Martinsburg Bank & Trust and MBT

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  • Community R-VI PAT

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:11 pm


    The Community R-VI Parents as Teachers held their first group connections meeting of the year September 25 and enjoyed activities involving food. The youngsters sorted Fruit Loops by color and strung them to make necklaces and bracelets. They felt marshmallows, pulled them apart to feel the inside, and then put them in water to see if that changed the texture. One disappointed boy is still waiting for his marshmallow to

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  • Audrain County R-VI FFA holds Safety Day

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    Norman Steelman, Audrain Co Conservation Agent and FFA members presenting on fire arm safety.

    Audrain County R-VI FFA members hosted their Annual Farm Safety Day recently at Community R-VI School in Laddonia. Forty FFA members presented on the following safety topics: Tractor, Fire, Grain Bin, ATV, Fire Arms, Electrical, Animal, and Lawn Mower. The lessons were presented to the K-5th grade classes at Community R-VI Elementary School. FFA members worked to research and create presentations to teach safety concepts about common farm and home

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  • Van-Far holds All-School Reunion

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    The Rev. Charlene Wheeler-Williams was the guest speaker at this year’s All-School Reunion.

    Several graduates from past Vandalia and Van-Far High School classes enjoyed the Van-Far Alumni All-School Reunion held this past Saturday night, September 27. Attendees purchasing $20 or $25 tickets enjoyed their reunion time with the proceeds going towards the Van-Far Alumni & Friends Scholarship Fund. Notable classes at the event included the classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. Renowned

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  • R-VI School Board adds Terry Davenport

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    The Community R-VI School Board swore in a new member during its meeting last Wednesday night in Laddonia. According to meeting minutes, board secretary Christina Dry administered the Oath of Office to Terry Davenport. Davenport officially took a seat on the Community R-VI Board of Education. Counselor Reports Jennifer Gilman, secondary counselor, presented information on statewide testing as well as MAP testing and the EOC’s. Mrs. Gilman also updated the

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  • R-VI’s STRIVE names Students of the Month

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    Each month, STRIVE sponsors a boy and girl high school student as Students of the Month at Community R-VI. When choosing this honor teachers and staff members consider effort in academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, adherence to school rules, and demonstration of school spirit and pride. The August Students of the Month are Bryan Allen and Sam Jackson. Bryan Allen, senior, is the son of John Allen and Gwen

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  • Class of 1954 holds 60 year reunion

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Vandalia High School Class of 1954 Reunion. Front row, from left: Shirley (Moore) Morris, Dorothy (Seeley) Moore, Ron Tate, Yvonne (Welch) Kline, and Barbara (Meyers) Bergthold. Back row: Alan Williams, Don Bass, David Schulze, Larry Shaw, Lee Smith, Jerry Maxwell, Jerry Breneman, Harold Libby, and Ron Talbert.

    The Vandalia High School Class of 1954 met for their 60-year class reunion on September 13. The celebration began with an informal “meet and greet” at the Perry Junction, followed by a superb dinner. Thirteen of the original 28 graduates paid their respects to deceased classmates Suzie Potter, Lamar Williams, Bill Wayne Smith, and Randell Hudson. Letters were read from those classmates unable to attend. Those attending were Don and

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