Lion's Link Friday Update

November 18, 2022

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What a great play!

A big thank you to Mr. Visser and the Speech and Drama students for their hard work on You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. We had a great turnout at last night's performance, and it was well worth getting out in the cold! We're all looking forward to future productions! (Photo Credit: Mrs. Connie Wyrick)

No archery practice on Tuesday, November 22!

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Counselor's Update

On Tuesday, the 8th graders had the opportunity to go to Eldon's Career Center and explore their 12 career programs, ranging from business to building trades to computer sciences. Students were able to experience some hands-on activities in each program and they ended their trip with a little snowball fight upon returning to school. What a fun day!

No, that's not snow--that's our beautiful new gym roof in the picture below! Rudy's Roofing did a wonderful job in record time, just in time for winter weather.

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Pillars of Pride for 1st Semester will be December 2nd. More information will be coming closer to the date.

Scholarship Opportunity for Dual Credit Students

The Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development (MDHEWD) launched the state financial aid program to reimburse students for the cost of dual credit and dual enrollment courses. The Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment (DC/DE) Scholarship will help cover the tuition and fees for students who meet program eligibility criteria. The application deadline for the fall 2022 semester is December 1. Students can submit the scholarship application and supporting documents online through the student financial aid portal and can learn more here.

Upcoming Events

  • November 23-27: Thanksgiving Break--no school
  • Friday, December 2: Pillars of Pride
  • Friday, December 9: PTO Movie Night, gym, 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, every week, archery practice

Job Postings

The Miller County R-III School District has the following openings available:

  • Custodian, 2:00-10:00 p.m., full-time with benefits and retirement, $12/hour starting, credit given for years of experience in similar positions
  • Para-professional, full-time with benefits and retirement, $13/hour starting with 60 hours and a sub certificate/$12/hour starting without 60 hours and sub certificate, credit given for years of experience in similar positions
  • Substitute Bus Drivers, as needed, $31.60 per route (a.m. or p.m.)

Interested parties should contact Dr. Spencer at, or come by central office during working hours.

It's always a great day to be a Lion! Come join our Pride!