Donna Rooney, the English teacher for grades 7-9th at Drexel R-IV School gave an assignment to write an "argument essay." She told the students that if any of them were good -- well written, valid points, supportive evidence, she would submit them as an editorial to the Drexel Star. There was only one and it was written by Kelsie Goth, 8th grade. Here is here essay. To read her essay get the May 16th Drexel Star and look on page 3.
Graduation Exercises are Sunday, May 12th, 2013 at 2pm in the William D. Gordon Gymnasium. To view the Senior Class see the May 9th edition of the Drexel Star.
The Drexel FFA Chapter held its fifth annual FFA Banquet and Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 26th in the Drexel Community Center. Several awards were presented. To see more information and pictures read the May 9th edition of the Drexel Star.
The Drexel B Team claimed first place in the Junior Varsity Division of the Junior High Quiz Bowl. Pictured (left) Bethany Sutcliffe, 7th grade; Ellie Orton, 6th grade; Marissa Martin (captain), 8th grade; Sydney Shipps, 7th grade; and Jacob Martin, 6th grade.
The Drexel Junior High Quiz Bowl A Team placed second overall out of eight teams in the Varsity Division. Pictured (right) front row: Paul Orton, 7th grade; Kelsie Goth (captain), 8th grade; Ben Hatten, 7th grade. Back row: Sara Gammon, 8th grade; Questen Poole, 7th grade; Jonah Hatten, 7th grade.
Justin Thomas, 2012 Drexel graduate and Drexel FFA member, was recently elected to the position of State Parliamentarian in the Missouri Post Secondary Agriculture Student Organization. Justin, pictured on the right in the back row, is a freshman at Linn State studying Commercial Turf and Grounds Management.