conway mo: Conway MO Equine property for sale: 10135 Mulberry Drive, Conway MO 65632 - 10/20/10 03:46 PM
Laclede County Missouri homes for sale --
Located between Lebanon MO and Marshfield MO Horse Property in Conway MO - 20 acres … (9 comments)

conway mo: Conway MO home for sale - 2 bdrm, 2 full bath on 5+ acres - 06/09/10 02:55 PM
We recently sold a home in Lebanon MO to a wonderful couple with a three year old little boy and a new baby on the way. They moved into Lebanon to be closer to work, their church and their family... This leaves a wonderful opportunity for their previous home to have a new owner! Very nice country setting, no zoning and lots of possibilities!More pictures will be posted soon, as Mark and Amanda are still moving out -- we won't share their moving boxes with you! Home on 5+ acres … (3 comments)

conway mo: Do you own property in the Conway MO school district? Read on.... - 03/07/09 01:10 PM
Yesterday I told you about my clients looking for a home in the Laclede County R-1 school district. They lost out on a home in Phillipsburg MO by a matter of minutes!We're still looking!If you own a home in the Laclede County R-1 school district and are in Lebanon MO, Conway MO or Phillipsburg MO please read on...This couple is looking for a home:
with a little bit of land, 3+ acres would be ideal at least two full bathrooms is a must at least three bedrooms hard wood floors would be nice, but not required a basement would be nice … (4 comments)

conway mo: Homecoming Pep Rally in Conway Missouri - 2009 - 02/21/09 02:29 PM
Do you remember the Pep Rally?It's been a long time since I've given any thought to the Pep Rallys we held in school. I don't remember grade school get togethers. I doubt we had any since my grade school split into at least three different high schools. But, I do remember my high school, Benet Academy, and the Friday pep rally.
I especially remember "We Are the Champions" by Queen pouring into the hallways from the loud speakers. To this day I do not know who allowed such a song to be played in our Catholic prep school hallways, but … (0 comments)

conway mo: Conway MO High School Receives Bronze Medal from US News & World Reports on Top High Schools - 01/05/09 01:12 PM
Conway Missouri High School receives Bronze medal from US News and World Report
For the second year in a row, US News and World Reports  has published their list of top 100 High Schools in the United States. US News analyzed over 21,000 high schools, ranking them by Gold, Silver and Bronze standings.Congratulations to Conway High School in Conway Missouri for being named a Bronze Medal School in Missouri. Conway was one of forty-one schools in the state to make the over-all list.
Conway High School is part of the Laclede County R-1 School District, serving approximately 270 students … (1 comments)

conway mo: How do you celebrate 95.3% attendance rate at Conway MO High School? You have the principal sleep on the roof, of course! - 12/19/08 02:26 PM

This year has brought a new High School principal, a new Junior High principal,a new Elementary School principal and a new Superintendent to Laclede County R-1 schools in Conway Missouri. A few new faces and a few familiar faces in new spots has brought a new life to the district and ... a little more FUN.
The High School principal, Mr. Reeves, has helped revitalize our school spirit. He introduced our new slogan:
It's a great day to be a Conway Bear!
Mr. Reeves, and the Junior High principal, Mr. Lowrance, recently challenged students to exceed last year's attendance numbers: … (5 comments)

conway mo: Are you smarter than a 6th grade Geography student? - 11/27/08 12:09 PM
I had no idea there was such an event: The National Geographic Bee.Since 1989, the National Geographic Society has been hosting a Geographic Bee for students. First the students compete in their classroom or homeschooling group. One winner per classroom/group. Then the classroom winners go on to compete at the school level. One winner per school / homeschooling group. That winner will then take a written test, with the top 100 scores going to the State level Geographic Bee. One state winner will go on to national. My daughter won her classroom round and this week participated in our school level … (2 comments)

conway mo: Laclede County R-1 Marching Band wins 1st Place in Lebanon MO holiday parade - 11/22/08 01:51 PM
Lebanon Missouri played host today to their Annual Christmas Parade. The Saturday before Thanksgiving traditionally kicks off the holiday season in Lebanon and Laclede County. The theme for the 2008 parade: Believe in the Spirit of Christmas.The Laclede Country R-1 Marching Band (Conway Missouri) was one of over one hundred entries in the parade and one of five school bands. This was the Conway's first appearance in almost five years in this particular parade. They did not disappoint.Director of Bands, David Taylor and his students took home 1st place for the "Best Drum Major" and 1st place for "Best Color Guard." … (9 comments)

conway mo: Ezard Elementary - 6th grade Trash Art {Conway Missouri} - 11/20/08 01:00 PM
Ezard Elementary School in Conway Missouri -  The 6th grade class has been learning about "going green."  They've talked about the environment, recycling and using items in unusual ways. Their latest assignment? Trash Art.

 
Use at least four items/things from around the home that otherwise would be thrown away. Think "outside the box" Try to avoid paint. This morning, boxes, tin foil, tooth picks, soup cans and  straws invaded the upper hall. The creativity of the class was impressive!How can you re-use items that would other wise end up in the trash bin?
My daughter, Ashley, used a variety of items … (9 comments)

conway mo: University of Missouri "Food Power" at Ezard Elementary in Conway Missouri - 11/13/08 03:04 PM
Food Power in Conway MO. Debbie DiFonzo volunteer. Today, Teresa Bell, a Nutrition Program Associate with the University of Missouri Extension, brought FOOD POWER to Ezard Elementary in Conway Missouri.
FOOD POWER is a elementary grade level program designed to teach students the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.

Using an interactive exhibit, the students used Pizza to learn how food comes from a Missouri farm, into their body, to ultimately give them the energy to grow and play.


Farmer Tammy started the groups on their 45 minute journey talking about the "parts" of a … (7 comments)

conway mo: Conway MO Boys Baseball Team - 3rd Place Class 2 State Champs! It's a great time to be a BEAR! - 11/03/08 01:10 PM
Back in May of this year, the Laclede County R-1 (Conway, MO) boys baseball team did something no other team in school history had done before: A Final 4 appearance.On May 29, 2008 our boys played in the Class 2 MSHSAA game for 3rd place. Going into the game the Conway Bears were 20 and 8, with Senior pitcher Kelby Rader 5 and 0. The boys easily won over Hallsville, 7 to 3. I must admit, I didn't know all the particulars of the win until a few weeks ago after walking into a PACKED school board meeting. Let me say, … (2 comments)

conway mo: Inspired By Heros: Our Teachers - 09/16/08 01:55 PM
Ezard Elementary, Conway MO. Teachers as heros. During my first 40 years, I've been blessed to have many hero's in my life. My Mom, my Dad, my husband, just to name a few. I consider Richard Nixon, FDR, George Halas and a few others hero's as well. They all have made a mark on the world, not always in the most obvious of ways.But, the true hero's in life, I do believe, are the teacher's; those in our schools, entrusted with our children each day. Growing up, I went to a Catholic grade school, high school and college. Many of the … (7 comments)

conway mo: Thinking of moving to South Central Missouri before school starts? Better hurry! Classes begin August 14, 2008 - 07/26/08 07:06 AM
 
If you have been putting off looking for property in South Central Missouri but want to relocate before the start of the next school year -- Time is running out! Elementary, middle and high schoools in the area begin classes as early as August 14th, 2008College and University classes also start around the same time. To find out more about the school districts in the area, visit:Bufalo, MO:  Dallas County R-1 Schools return to class on August 21, 2008Conway, MO: Laclede County R-1 schools return to class on August 14th, 2008Hartville, MO: Hartville RII School District will begin the 2008 - … (5 comments)

conway mo: Conway MO receives grant for new storm siren - 07/22/08 02:46 PM
Last night, the Mayor of the City of Conway appeared before the Laclede County R-1 School Board at their regularly scheduled meeting for the month of July. One point of business before the school board: moving the existing Conway storm siren.The City of Conway recently applied for and received a grant to purchase a new storm siren.
The existing siren is located in downtown Conway while the school sits on the Northern fringe of town. The City offered to move the old, existing siren to school property with the City paying the cost of relocating the siren. The District was asked … (4 comments)

conway mo: Why I moved to Lebanon, Missouri - 07/10/08 04:29 PM
Several times a week I am asked, "Why did you move to Missouri?" or "Why did you move to Lebanon, Missouri?" I usually give the standard answer, "My parents moved here. I wanted my children to be near their grandparents." Nothing in life is that simple, is it? No not really. Our reasons for moving really are more complex than that. I grew up in a suburb of Chicago.Back "in the day" we had a quite community, a close knit family. I could walk to the mall with friends. I could go to the store and be greeted by name. I couldn't get away … (4 comments)

conway mo: Saying good-bye to our elementary school principle AND real estate - Conway, MO - 07/03/08 01:26 PM

 
I've written this post a hundred times in my mind. It's been six weeks and I still can't get it down, not really.It's too hard to say good bye.May 23rd was our last day of regular school at Conway Elementary in Conway, Missouri. The following Tuesday, we started summer school and today, the 3rd of July, our summer school came to a close. Our long time principle is now officially retired. We said our good byes, teary eyed.

I don't think Mr. Hibbs will be surprised should he read this post - I think he would expect me … (3 comments)

conway mo: A new resident of Conway, MO - a red fox? - 06/18/08 04:47 PM
Red foxes are common in the State of Missouri and mostly nocturnal. So, I have to tell you I was surprised to meet one early this morning on a street in Conway, MO.I had just taken photos for a BPO and was getting ready to put my camera away. Before me, at the stop sign, sat a fox. Pulling up, I watched. She wasn't afraid. She actually looked a little perplexed that I was driving down her street.
Population of Conway, MO: 781 plus one



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Contact Debbie DiFonzo, Broker, United Country VIP Realty, at 417-468-5900 to … (13 comments)

conway mo: Volunteer Fair in Conway, MO - teaching how to create an Emergency Kit - 05/21/08 02:48 PM
Last Saturday, a group of us joined forces to hold a first for our area - a Volunteer Fair. Ten different organizations set up information stations at the Conway Community Building. We had a really light turn out from the public, yet this was one of the best networking events I've ever been involved in.Each of us took just a few moments to introduce ourselves to the others and tell a little bit about our organization. As president of our Practical Parenting Partnership (PPP) at Conway Elementary I was able to talk about how we assist the teachers, students and families … (4 comments)

conway mo: Putting myself on the line: Running for school board... again... Conway, MO - 04/02/08 02:54 PM
I probably shouldn't admit this... but it is what it is. I'm running for the Laclede County R-1 school board . . . again.
This will be my third try.
I've heard all sorts of things in my quest to serve on the school board. The most popular comment:
You're not from here. You're an OUTSIDER.
I've lived in the Conway, MO area since January 2000. I was born and raised out side of Chicago; my kids were born there as well. No matter what I do, how long I live here, I will never be from Missouri. Neither will my kids.
But, I think of … (13 comments)

conway mo: Twins - Conway, Missouri style - 03/31/08 12:42 PM
This morning, I was out and about, trying to find a foreclosure property between Conway and Marshfield, Missouri. I never did find the home I was looking for, but I did pass this Momma cow and her babies several times. Finally, I just had to pull over and take a few photos for our website and for my Active Rain friends.
This is the first year I've noticed twins. My husband said he has see a few sets of twins this year out in the fields but agreed, this is the first year he's really noticed them.The University of Nebraska at Lincoln reports that the … (11 comments)

 
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