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Education

  • College News

    SIUE
    Deanna R. Lester graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Dec. 14 with a master’s degree in nursing, with a specialization as a family nurse practitioner.

  • New state law requires high school students to have CPR, AED training

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill that will require cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training for students in all Illinois high schools.
    The governor was joined by the Laman and Bell families and the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois at their annual meeting in Normal to sign the measure.
    “It is not often our high school students are faced with the opportunity to save a life,” Quinn said.

  • KC dairy judging team honored

    A reception to honor the 2013 National Champion KC dairy judging team was held at the Lifelong Learning Center at Kaskaskia College on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

  • Where Are They Now?

    Ulli Rollinger Munroe

    City where you currently reside: Ocala, Fla., north of Orlando.

  • Drawing Class at KC
  • KC Respiratory Therapy Graduates
  • Tools for School is Aug. 13-16

    Tools for School, a program that provides free school supplies for in-need students from Fayette County (including Brownstown, Farina, Ramsey, St. Elmo, St. Peter and Vandalia), kindergarten-junior college, will be in operation on the following dates, at the following times:
    • Wednesday, Aug. 13 – 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    • Thursday, Aug. 14  – 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    • Friday, Aug. 15 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 16 – 9 a.m.-noon.

  • School Registration Information

    BROWNSTOWN
    The Brownstown School District will hold registration from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Monday in the elementary school cafeteria.
    Registration Fees
    • Grades K-6: $95.
    • Grades 7-12: $120; Okaw Vocational fee, $7; driver education, $50; P.E. uniform, $17; biology II, $111.60; and Strategies for Success, $41.85.

    VANDALIA
    Vandalia Community Unit School District #203 will hold district registration at the Vandalia Junior High School on Tuesday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Wednesday, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • College News

    SEMO
    Abby Dugan of Vandalia has received the Midwest Achievement Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2014-215 academic year.
    Dugan is the daughter of David and Angie Dugan of Vandalia, and is a 2014 graduate of Kaskaskia College and 2013 graduate of Vandalia High School.

    Randolph-Macon Academy
    Matthew Sefton, the son of Steve and Donell Sefton of Brownstown, received honorable mention for his performance at the 2014 Randolph-Macon Academy Poetry Slam held on April 30.

  • St. Peter Lutheran Registration

    St. Peter’s Lutheran School and Little Saints Preschool will hold registration for the 2014-15 school year on Thursday, July 31, from 1-6 p.m., and on Friday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Registration will take place at the school office. Enter through the main entrance.
    Information regarding the school calendar, tuition assistance, Parent-Teacher League events and sports schedules, as well as an updated school handbook, will be available.