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SNAP! Wes Haines- what's next for "the beast"?

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July 29, 2015

In school they tell you to be a well-rounded student. They want you to have good grades, be involved in extracurricular activities, get enough sleep, and on top of that you don’t want to forget about your friends and family. Sometimes it just seems imposs...

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Two Talented (Vintage) Sisters

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July 13, 2015

Kendra Spring Wilkinson and Sharon Spring Decker grew up on South Denver in El Dorado, where their father, Kenneth Spring, ran Spring Printing just a few blocks down from their home from 1952 until he retired in the early 2000s. Today the same building that hou...

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SNAP! The Unconventional Life of Locke

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June 25, 2015

At just 27 years old, Chase Locke has lived a lot of life. Chase grew up right here in El Dorado, Kansas, graduating from El Dorado High School in 2006. While at EHS, Chase was involved in many clubs and activities, such as KAY and drama club. Chase has always ...

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SNAP! Warren Martin - a camel in museum director's clothing

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June 18, 2015

What is a camel’s primary function? To help lead people through the desert. And that is why Warren Martin has chosen the camel as his personal emblem. He views his mission here on earth to help lead people- young people in particular- through the sometime...

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SNAP! Karla King - Doing Positively Great Things at El Dorado Middle School!

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June 10, 2015

Our final Spotlight on USD490 article of the 2014-15 school year features Karla King, Principal of El Dorado Middle School.  Karla grew up in the small rural community of Sharon, Kansas, graduating high school in 1990 from Attica High School.  Followi...

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SNAP! Jennifer Stanyer- Fostering Leaders is her Job

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May 19, 2015

Imagine a place (like in a movie or video game) where leaders can come together, learn from each other and other experts, and craft solutions to common problems using the strengths and talents that each leader brings to the table. From there each leader goes ba...

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SNAP! Kimberly Andrews: Making an Impact on Lives

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May 7, 2015

Life often takes us in directions we never expected to go.  Many Christians state that the path they are on was laid out by God and that He knew all along that the life they were living prepared them for their future.  That is exactly what Kimberly An...

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SNAP! Munoz Making Music Fun!

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April 23, 2015

Kids are excited about joining band in El Dorado!  What are they excited about?  What will make them stay in band through their high school years?  Those are often the magic questions when it comes to predicting trends in education, business, and...

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SNAP! McVay Brothers Clean Up!

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April 8, 2015

Meet Samuel and Stephen McVay.  The team of brothers behind Good to be Clean Professional Cleaning Services.  How did these young brothers develop a successful cleaning service?  What makes this business venture work?  At the age when many o...

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SNAP! USD490 Spotlight: Chad Schuetz

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March 27, 2015

New to El Dorado, Chad Schuetz (pronounced like Sheets) is quickly becoming a familiar face around town.  He is adored by hundreds of children and more than a few teachers.  He says, "I'm a pretty boring guy," but everyone you ask will disagree. Chad ...

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