Elsberry High School
Senior of the Month
The student of the month chosen for the month of October is Tara Janelle O’Brien. Tara is the daughter of Sean and Brenda O’Brien and the youngest of her family. O’Brien is a senior in high school and her favorite sub... Continue
Speech and Drama
On October 2, Elsberry students travelled to a speech and drama workshop that was held at Clopton High School. Most of the schools in the EMO conference attended. Students listened to collegiate performers from McKendree University in Il... Continue
NAME: Jacob Braden
IF I COULD BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WHERE WOULD IT BE?: Home
DREAM CAR: 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback
FAVORITE JUNK FOOD: Pizza
PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Enlistment in Marines
BEST/WORST FEATURE(NOT PHYSICALLY): Best- laugh Worst- change in moods
WHAT IS YOUR LIFELONG DREAM?: To join the Marine Corps
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT LIFE?: Enjoy it while you can
FAVORITE BOOK: The Things They Carried
I WISH I HAD MORE TIME FOR: Exercise
I WOULD HAVE GIVEN ANYTHING TO HAVE MET: Jesus
NAME: Olivia Renee Brown
IF YOU COULD BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WHERE WOULD IT BE?: A log cabin in the woods, curled up with hot cocoa.
FAVORITE SONG: “Laughed Until We Cried” Jason Aldean
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Awkward
FAVORITE MEMORY IN LIFE: Getting my dog, Hogan, for Christmas when I was a kid.
PERSONAL HERO: My dad
FUTURE PLANS: Go to college-- major in accounting/minor in photography
THE BEST ADVICE YOU EVER RECEIVED IS: If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT LIFE?: “Life’s a garden, dig it!” -Joe Dirt
MY FELLOW CLASSMATES THINK: I’m funny.
I WOULD HAVE GIVEN ANYTHING TO HAVE MET: My grandpa, Alvin Brown
NAME: Kristy Noelle Burkemper
FAVORITE MOVIE: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
FAVORITE JUNK FOOD: Buttery popcorn
PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Being able to afford to buy my family Christmas presents
BEST/WORST FEATURE (NOT PHYSICALLY): My procrastination/ my no-giving-up attitude
THE BEST ADVICE YOU EVER RECIEVED: Stay true to yourself
FAVORITE BOOK: Throne of Glass- Sarah J. Maas
I WISH I HAD MORE TIME FOR: Reading and video games
I WOULD HAVE GIVEN ANYTHING TO HAVE MET: Edgar Allan Poe or Oscar Wilde
FAVORITE SPOT TO HANG OUT: Anywhere with Wi-Fi
NAME: Madison Cleveland
IF YOU COULD BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WHERE WOULD IT BE? Softball field
DREAM CAR: One that never runs out of gas
FAVORITE MOVIE: Any Disney movie
PET PEEVE: People chewing gum
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Castle/Golden Girls
PERSONAL HERO: John Brown
WHAT IS YOUR LIFELONG DREAM: Meet Nathan Fillion
FUTURE PLANS: Attend SBU and major in psychology with minor in missions
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT LIFE?: I don’t know how to crow hop.
FAVORITE SPOT TO HANG OUT: On a swing set
NAME: Sheyana Curtis
MOST PRIZED POSSESSION: My horses
PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Qualifying for the National FFA Agriscience Fair with my project
FAVORITE MEMORY IN LIFE: Going tubing on the river with my brother, Yukon, when we were younger.
PERSONAL HERO: My pa-paw-- I didn’t know him for very long, but we had a lot in common.
BEST/WORST FEATURE(NOT PHYSICALLY): I’m brutally honest
WHAT IS YOUR LIFELONG DREAM?:To own a bucking bull ranch in Texas by the ocean and barrel race on the side while living by Tanner Bencomo for the rest of my life.
FUTURE PLANS: Major in animal genetics at Murray State University in Kentucky
THE BEST ADVICE YOU EVER RECEIVED IS: Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, thanks in all circumstances -1 Thessalonians 5:16
THE BEST PERSON TO STAR IN A MOVIE ABOUT ME IS: Cannon Watts
FAVORITE SPOT TO HANG OUT: At the barn or on the back of my horse
2014 Fall Festival
Pictured are the candidates for the 2014 Fall Festival of the Elsberry High School:(LtoR) Slade Pritchett and Leanna Helm, seniors; Austin King and Alayna Conrad, juniors; Tyler Nelson and Jordan Sohovich, sophomores; Jamison Wolanski and Emily Braden, freshmen.
The parade will begin at, with the coronation in the city park immediately following the parade.