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Education

  • Area school districts set registration dates

    VANDALIA
    Online registration opened at 10 a.m. on Monday. To complete all registration items, parents use the parent portal at TeacherEase (www.teacherease.com).
    Student fees can be paid online.
    Families new to the district can go online to www.teacherease.com/NewFamilyRegistration.aspx?refid=00d6c98b-e4a6-45cb-....
    District registration will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Wednesday at Vandalia Junior High School.
    The first day of student attendance will be Thursday, Aug. 17.
    BROWNSTOWN

  • Foundation seeks future nominees for award

    The Vandalia Alumni and Friends Foundation is always accepting nominations for its Distinguished Alumni Award.
    The award recognizes and honors exceptional VCHS graduates within the areas of professional, personal and civic achievement.
    Nominees must:
    • Be a graduate of VCHS.
    • Have graduated at least 20 years prior to the nomination.
    • Have outstanding accomplishments in his or her profession, or have made significant contributions to his or her community or society.

  • Donley this year's recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award

    A 1983 graduate of Vandalia Community High School who is a chemical engineer with a strong background in handling hazardous materials is this year’s lone selection of the Vandalia Alumni and Friends Foundation’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • County hikes fees

    Upon receiving the results of a cost study recommending that the county increase many of its fees, the Fayette County Board approved those increases.
    The board also approved an agreement to have the firm that performed that cost analysis to serve as an operations consultant to the county.
    Bruce DeLashmit of the Bloomington-based Bellwether LLC told board members that the cost study of the county clerk and sheriff offices showed that fee increases are needed.

  • College News

    UIS
    A Vandalia student is among 86 business and management students at the University of Illinois Springfield inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter.
    Noah Emerick was inducted into the chapter during a ceremony on Saturday, April 8, in Brookens Auditorium.
    Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

  • Brownstown again offering school registration online

    The Brownstown School District is again be offering online registration for all Brownstown students, grades K-12.
    Online registration will be available through July 31. Parents are reminded that they will still need to attend registration on August 8 to fill out medical information and pay any registration fees.  
    By registering online, parents will be able to update all student information and save time on registration day.

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  • Retired teachers group offers scholarship

    The Fayette County Retired Teachers Association is offering a $500 scholarship to a qualifying individual who meets the following criteria: graduate of an accredited Fayette County high school, resident of Fayette County and enrolled at an accredited Illinois college in the field of education preparing to student teach during the 2017-2018 school year.
    The deadline for applications is July 31.  
    For more information contact Diane Curll at 283-0492 or dcurll@sbcglobal.net.