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Education

  • Honor Roll

    Cowden-Herrick High School
    High Honors
    Sophomores – Carson Lorton, Jensyn Morrison and Hanna Christine Senteney.
    Juniors – Colton Evans, Alicia Hadley and Bailey Rueff.
    Seniors – Rachel Allen, Angelica Beck, Kimberly Cushing and Taylor Edwards.
    Honors
    Freshman – Elizabeth Reed.
    Sophomores – Bailey Michelle Allen, Dakota Fouts, Ariel Heiserman, Shelby LeeAnn Jones, Jacob Douglas Mays and Alexandra Suzanne Smith.

  • School Briefs

    Hollinshead named
    to MVC dean's list

    Jada Hollinshead of Farina has been named to the fall 2012 dean's list at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo.
    To qualify for the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of at least 3.3, complete 12 hours, and not have a D, F or "incomplete" grade.

    Alternative
    Education
    holiday schedule

    Alternative Education Programs classes will not be held from Monday, Dec. 24, through Friday, Jan. 4.

  • VCHS State Scholars

    The Illinois State Scholars at Vandalia Community High School are shown here.

    In front, from left, are Makenzie Roberts, Amanda Jourdan, Makayla Summers and Heidi Goldsmith. In back are Jeff Bradley, Michael Campbell, Austyn Krueger and Michael Wells.

  • Methodist Men Distribute Coats & Shoes

    The Methodist Men of Vandalia were at Vandalia Elementary School on Tuesday for their annual distribution of coats and shoes to help families and students in the area.

    Present for the gift-giving were David Dugan, Jim Staff, Jeff Endres, Mike Baker and Brent Hunter. Coats, shoes, hats and gloves were distributed to 55 students. In the first photo, Dugan helps Haley Fender with a new pair of shoes. In the second photo, Endres (foreground), Dugan and Hunter (background, at right) present gifts to Kaci Turner, Kyli Sidwell and Chase Bunyard.

  • Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Breakfast
    Monday, Dec. 17-Choice of cereal, Rice Krispie treat, milk and juice.
    Tuesday, Dec. 18-Choice of cereal, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, milk and juice.
    Wednesday, Dec. 19-Egg and cheese breakfast bagel, milk and juice.
    Thursday, Dec. 20-Choice of cereal, blueberry muffin, milk and juice.
    Friday, Dec. 21-Choice of cereal, toast and jelly, milk and juice.
    Lunch
    Monday, Dec. 17-Oven-roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, bread and milk.

  • School Briefs

    Murrell performs at UE concert
    The University of Evansville announced that Ian Murrell performed at the Department of Music’s 33rd annual Holiday Pops concert.
    Murrell, a resident of Vandalia, is majoring in music performance.
    Holiday Pops took place on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Downtown Evansville’s Victory Theatre. The concert brings together ensembles and soloists, including the university’s choirs, orchestra, and wind and jazz ensembles to perform holiday favorites.

  • VES Pick of the Litter

    The latest group of Vandalia Elementary School students honored for such things as positive behavior and attitude are pictured.

    In front, from left to right, are Cayden Hipsher, Lane Fickes, Kobi Stokes, Dawsyn Evans and Ellika Whiteman. In back are Cassidy Anderson, Eli Beck, Isabella Eller, Nolan White, Hayley Wodtka, Macie Zumwalt and Isabelle Daiber.

  • BHS State Scholars

    Three of the four Illinois State Scholars at Brownstown High School are pictured.

    From left are Kaity Yorde, Matt Sefton and Kayla Black. Not present for the photo was Shelby Rine.

  • Students Help Load Donations
  • KC will offer weekend business courses at Vandalia Campus

    Kaskaskia College continues to offer classes at times and places that are convenient to the students of the district.
    The Education Centers at Greenville, Nashville, Salem, Trenton and Vandalia have collaborated to offer the Small Business Accounting Certificate and the Certificate of Accounting that will start in the spring 2013semester.
    A Small Business Accounting Certificate requires 22 credit hours and by continuing classes, students can obtain a Certificate of Accounting requiring 34 hours.