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Van-Far and Community R-VI hold Christmas events

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:54 am

Van-Far’s 2nd-4th graders perform Several Vandalia area residents packed into the Van-Far Elementary gymnasium last Thursday evening for the 2nd-4th grade Christmas Concert. The evening began with “The Little Snowflake” (2nd grade), “Our Good Dr. Hunter Looked Out” (3rd grade), and “Snow Day” (4th grade). “Flakes!,” a musical celebration of snow, slush, and snirt followed with 2nd-4th grade students. Five scenes followed the opening performance. They included “Scene 1-Cold Snap,”

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  • King and Queen of Trojan Crowning

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:09 am


    This year’s Trojan Crowning winners were both freshmen at Community R-VI, as they were crowned last Friday night. Bethany Schmidt was crowned queen and Cordell Hollensteiner won king. The other candidates included sophomores Kylee Windmann and Isiah Tadlock; juniors Courtney Bertels and Collin Dungan; and seniors Dana Schulte and Bryan Allen.

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  • Santa Claus visits Farber FD

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:00 am


    Santa Claus visited the Farber Firehouse on Saturday, December 13 and spent time with many area families. Hot chocolate and cookies were also served. The event was sponsored by the Farber Fire Department, First Responders, and the Fire Department Auxiliary. Pictured: Bridget Weber holding Genevieve, with her family Ella, Adeline, and Libby Weber, all of Bowling Green.

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Community R-VI FFA Greenhand Officer Katie Miles helps 3rd graders with their Christmas Tree Snow Globe.

R-VI FFA hosts Food for America event

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Audrain County R-VI Chapter and Greenhand Officers planned a Christmas themed Food For America program for Kindergarten-5th grade classes at Community R-VI Elementary School. FFA members taught elementary students about Christmas tree production, then created Christmas tree snow globes in mason jars. Officers plan a monthly program for the elementary students to educate them about different areas of agriculture, ranging from food production, commodities, plant science, and animal science.

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  • Community R-VI holds Winter Concert

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    The Community R-VI Middle School Choir performs during the Winter Concert held last Tuesday, December 10.

    A Winter Music Program featuring Community R-VI Middle and High School students was held last Tuesday night inside the new gym. The program took place under the direction of Eva Eikel and Rose Wilburn. The High School Choir sang “Rise Up Shepard, and Follow,” “Sing Hey!,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and “All I Want for Christmas.” The 6th grade band followed with “Angels Diggin’ It,” “The Green Rushes of

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  • Van-Far’s 5th/6th grades perform

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Van-Far’s 6th grade band students perform.

    The Van-Far Elementary School 5th and 6th grade students presented “North Pole Exposure” on Monday, December 16 in the gymnasium. The 6th grade band opened with “Jingle Bells” and the 6th grade choir performed a “Jolly Jingle Christmas” medley. The “North Pole Exposure” play consisted of eight scenes. Scene one- Welcome to the North Pole; Scene two- The Four-Hooved Flying Red-Nosed Reindeer, Volunteer Delivery Corps; Scene Three- I’m Tired; Scene

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