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Education

  • Kaskaskia College

    Step aerobics class
    The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer a step aerobics class at the Fayette County YMCA in Vandalia on Thursdays, May 2-30, from 5-6 p.m.
    The registration number for the class is COED 5410 VA01E.
    This class will be a low-impact cardio workout using an adjustable step bench for a total body workout.
    The cost for this course is $25, but students over 60 may register at no cost.

  • Vandalia kindergarten pre-registration is May 7

    Kindergarten pre-registration for the Vandalia School District will be held from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Jefferson Primary School.
    Pre-registration is for children who are 5 years of age before Sept. 1. Children do not need to be present for pre-registration.
    Parents are to provide: proof of a physical exam within the past year; immunization records; certified birth certificate; verification of chicken pox or vaccine; diabetes check; and proof of dental and vision exams within the past year.

  • Response agencies hold mock disaster drill at BHS

    The Brownstown Volunteer Fire Department teamed up with other area emergency response agencies to present a mock disaster drill last Wednesday afternoon at Brownstown High School to demonstrate to students the seriousness of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

  • Kaskaskia College

    QuickBooks Pro workshop
    The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Kaskaskia College will hold a workshop on QuickBooks Pro bookkeeping software April 15, 17, 22 and 24, from noon-4 p.m. at the Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus.
    The training consists of four, four-hour sessions and is invaluable to business owners using or wanting to become acquainted with the newest QuickBooks software.
    Pre-registration is required and the fee is $80. Call or email for a registration form that must be returned one week prior to the beginning of the workshop.

  • Honor Roll

    BROWNSTOWN JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
    Third Quarter
    Seniors
    High honors-Kayla Black, Brittany Kistler, Hannah McDonald, Kristen Pontious, Shelby Rine, Matthew Sefton and Kaitlyn Yorde.
    Honors-Tara Johnson, Austin Rhodes and Ashton Smith.
    Juniors
    High honors-Katie Carson, Lakin Evans, Bethany Oberlink, Jacob Rolfingsmeier and Michaela Walk.
    Honors-Danielle Austin, Alyssa Cole, Ashley Holmberg, Alissa Lange, Dustin Lawson, Jill Schilling, Mary Schilling, Lauren Shelton, Jeffery Taylor and Autumn Wollin.

  • BHS holds induction ceremony
  • 'Black Hearts & Bearded Ladies'
  • Brownstown SCC Dinner, Carnival
  • Sarchet Given BES Honor

    POn Wednesday, March 20, Brownstown Elementary School Principal Angela Reeter took sixth-grader Amber Sarchet to an Illinois Principal Association’s Student Recognition Breakfast at Greenville College.

    Sarchet was nominated by BES teachers due to her “outgoing personality, trustworthiness and high achievements in academics, and for being an all-around exceptional student.” Her parents, Delano and Patty Sarchet, also attended the breakfast in her honor.
     

  • KC Honor Group

    The Phi Theta Kappa Fraternity of Kaskaskia College is a recognized honorary scholastic organization whose object is to promote scholarship, to develop character and to cultivate fellowship among students in junior colleges in the United States.