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Education

  • New in the Vandalia School District

    Five new employees were hired by the Vandalia Community School District for the 2013-14 school year.

    In front, from left, are Danielle Stone and Stacy Thull (TLC aides at Okaw Area Vocational Center). In back are Joey Daniken (Vandalia Community High School English teacher), Amy Mayhaus (TLC aide) and Lori Cortelloni (Vandalia Elementary School clerk).

  • College News

    Franklin College
    Taylor Parrish, a 2011 Vandalia Community High School graduate, has been selected as one of Franklin College’s newest Ambassadors.
    The College Ambassadors at Franklin are a group of highly motivated, energetic, well-spoken and friendly students who act as the official representatives of the college to the community.

  • Brownstown class of '62 get-together held

    Members of the Brownstown High School class of 1962 held a spur-of-the-moment get-together last Tuesday at The Hitchin’ Post in Brownstown.

    Class member Deanna Hovious learned via Facebook that a member of the class would be in the area for a few days, and started calling nearby classmates and making plans.
    Classmate Larry Wisley of Ft. Atkinson, Wis., hadn’t been with classmates for 36 years.

  • School Menus

    RAMSEY
    Breakfast
    Monday, Aug. 19 – Cinnamon toast.
    Tuesday, Aug. 20 – Sausage patty.
    Wednesday, Aug. 21 – Muffins.
    Thursday, Aug. 22 – French toast.
    Friday, Aug. 23 – Cinnamon roll.
    Cereal, milk and juice served daily.

    Lunch
    Monday, Aug. 19 – Pizza, salad with dressing and fruit.
    Tuesday, Aug. 20 – Lasagna casserole, green beans, garlic bread and fruit.

  • KC Vandalia

    Acrylic painting course

    The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer an acrylic painting course on Thursday evenings at the Vandalia Campus.
    The class will be held Aug. 22-Sept. 5, 6-8 p.m.  The registration number for this class is COED-5442-VA01E.

  • New in Brownstown District
  • VCHS class of '73 has 40-year reunion

    The Vandalia Community High School class of 1973 held its 40-year class reunion on July 26-27.

  • VCHS class of '68 holds 45-year reunion

    The VCHS Class of 1968 gathered in Vandalia over the weekend of June 28-30, with get-togethers held for those arriving early.

  • National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
  • KC accepting Honors Program applications

    Kaskaskia College is still accepting applications for the fall 2013 Honors Program. This program recognizes students who have demonstrated, or who evidence the potential for, consistent academic excellence.
    Students who are accepted into the Honors Program will receive: special course offerings; travel study opportunities; $150 scholarship per semester towards books and supplies in the KC Bookstore; special recognition at graduation; and personalized transfer assistance.