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 By Iesha Toft    Community    February 15, 2024 

Centenarians invade CC/E for 100th day

Clay Central/Everly Elementary students celebrated their 100th day of school in style last Thursday, with a dress up day and a few glow-stick dance parties sprinkled throughout the day Mavericks of...

 

Celebrating those who serve

After a few weather-related postponements, Clay Central/Everly Elementary students last week were finally able to thank a vital piece of the Maverick Community – the Clay County Sheriff's Office. St...

 

CC/E students 'Read Around the Building'

Clay Central/Everly Elementary hosted its first-ever "Read Around the Building" event last Tuesday. Numerous parents/guardians and community members were invited to read to students throughout the...

 

Mavericks perform reader's theater

Clay Central/Everly Elementary's newly-established Theatre Club performed their reader's theater performance of "Cinder...Really? The TRUE Story of Cinderella" to the school last week. Students and...

 

Packed house at CC/E Elementary Winter Concert

Last week Clay Central/Everly Elementary hosted its 2023 Winter Concert on the Royal stage. The music room was packed, with more rows of chairs needing to be set up due to the largest attendance in ye...

 

Clauses make pit stop in Royal

No one-horse open sleigh or Rudolph was needed for Santa and the missus to arrive in Royal last Saturday. Instead, the pair arrived at The Great Hall of Royal via Royal Fire Department's ambulance,...

 

Student Lighthouse leads 'First Things First' assembly

Clay Central/Everly Student Lighthouse members hosted a school-wide assembly last week that covered the Leader in Me habit of putting "first things first." Bentlee Tewes (above) gave a demonstration...

 

Clay Central/Everly students salute veterans

Clay Central/Everly Elementary brought back its Veterans Day program last week after a four-year hiatus. The largely student-led program started with a greeting from Director of Student Services...

 

7 Habits are focus of CC/E student assembly

Clay Central/Everly Elementary's Student Lighthouse Committee put together an assembly last week for their fellow students. Committee members went over the Leader in Me 7 Habits and how to display...

 

Do you know the Pumpkin Man?

Some people request funds for every kind deed, seeking to be reimbursed whenever possible. Others give freely without a desire to receive. Everly local Louie Dehrkhoop is the latter. Known by many...

 

RFD chief preaches fire safety awareness

Royal Chief Matt Goyette came to visit Clay Central/Everly Elementary students Tuesday morning to discuss the importance of fire safety. He encouraged the children to sleep with the door shut,...

 

2023 CC/E Student Lighthouse Committee

During the past few weeks, Clay Central/Everly 4-6 grade students have learned about the importance of using their voice, advocating for a cause, running for election, and what a good leader should...

 

CC/E Homecoming underway at elementary school

This week the Clay Central/Everly Mavericks are stepping out in style for Homecoming week. The week holds many fun events including poster contests, hallway decorating, flag football and an...

 

Our fair

There is only one thing that gets a Midwesterner out of school that's not a holiday, snow day or in-service day – the Clay County Fair. The World's Greatest County Fair has a reputation for...

 

Mavericks log first day of 2023-24 school year

From learning how to be respectful, ready and responsible to having fun with peers that were missed all summer, it's safe to say the Clay Central/Everly Mavericks' first day back at school was an...

 
 By Iesha Toft    News    August 31, 2023

7th inning stretch before the first day of school

Clay Central/Everly Mavericks came together for a free back-to-school grill-out game in Royal on Aug. 22 to usher in the new school year and thank the public for their support. The event was a "home...

 
 By Iesha Toft    News    July 20, 2023

There's a reason it's called 'Fun Days'

Royal's Fun Days kicked off last weekend with great participation and review. Friday night started the town's celebration weekend with a well-attended silent auction, bake sale and taco supper...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    June 22, 2023

VBS held in Royal

Hope Lutheran Church, of Everly, and Bethlehem Lutheran Church, of Royal, last week joined forces with Ingham/Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp to host their annual summer Vacation Bible School Program at...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Opinion    June 1, 2023

Bits 'n Pieces

How blessed am I to get to mourn in this way, To grieve for the loss of a bright yesterday, To not have to wonder where he's gone or has been, To imagine his new form, running free once again,...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Opinion    May 25, 2023

Bits 'n Pieces

There are many amazing people that have been impacted by Clay Central/Everly as a school system over many years. Students, staff and community members from the entire district have proudly been a...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    May 25, 2023

Mavericks tiptoe through the tulips in OC

Last week students at Clay Central/Everly Elementary were treated to a field trip to beautiful Orange City The Mavericks' first stop was Northwestern College for a campus tour. Students were split...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    May 18, 2023

CC/E Elementary students 'graduate'

On Tuesday, Clay Central/Everly sixth graders were honored with a "graduation" ceremony on the Royal stage. Parents, guardians, family members, friends, staff and fellow schoolmates attended the...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    May 18, 2023

CC/E students root on the Twins

Last week the sixth grade class of Clay Central/Everly was treated to a fun excursion in the big city as they attended a Minnesota Twins game in Minneapolis. The class was excited to partake in the...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    May 18, 2023

CC/E students enjoy the Great Outdoors

Clay Central/Everly Elementary's outdoor classroom day was a huge success and a whole lot of fun May 10. From hands-on learning to educational exploration, to peer leadership and teamwork, students...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    May 4, 2023

Mavericks turn out the tunes

From start to finish, the Clay Central/Everly Spring Fling concert event was filled with sights and sounds to behold. CC/E music/band instructor Crystal Bunge led her musicians through a performance...

 

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