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Education

  • Patoka HS Homecoming

    Patoka High School will hold its homecoming dance this Saturday.

  • Harvesting the value of Community service

    On a recent Friday, the freshmen class at Vandalia Community High School was treated to a day out of the classroom.

  • Mole Day Proclamation

    Vandalia Mayor Rick Gottman signed a proclamation declaring this Tuesday as Mole Day in Vandalia.

    Mole Day is a day created as a way to foster students' interest in chemistry. Shown with the mayor are Vandalia Community High School students Paige Ehrat, Caitlin Alverson and Jordan Boren.

  • VCSF All-School Reunion

    About 225 people attended the Vandalia All-School Reunion held at the American Legion Home in Vandalia.

  • VCHS Class of 1962

  • Kaskaskia College

    Starting a Small Business class
    The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Kaskaskia College will host a “Starting a Small Business in Illinois” workshop on Monday, Oct. 29, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Workforce Center, 325 S. Poplar St. in Centralia.
    Topics to be covered include: how to develop a business plan and a marketing plan; and how to get organized and maintain records.
    Other topics will include: determining the form of your business organization; and legal and financial basics.

  • Durbin donates to Patoka FFA

    Durbin Vet Clinic recently donated $528 to the Patoka FFA chapter. The donation was made possible by a Pfizer Animal Health program.

  • KC bands will present first concert of season

    The Kaskaskia College Music Department will present its first concert of the 2012-13 season on Tuesday with the fall instrumental concert. The concert will feature the Kaskaskia College Concert and Jazz Bands under the direction of Professor Cliff Jourdan.
    Concert band highlights include "The Processional Wedding March” by John Philip Sousa, and “Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’ Finale Excerpts” by Antonin Dvorak.

  • Greenville College recognized as a 'Best College'

    Greenville College was recently ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges.
    “We’re pleased yet again to be ranked so highly by U.S. News,” said Vice President for Enrollment Michael Ritter. “We believe that attending Greenville College is among the best investments that a student can make in their future.
    “We hope that this recognition allows more students to learn about the experience they can have here.”

  • Tri-county conference is on Oct. 5

    Regional Superintendent Julie Wollerman and the ROE 3 team will once again host the tri-county Professional Development Conference.
    The conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at Vandalia Junior High and Elementary schools. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m., with the keynote address starting at 8:30 a.m. Sessions will continue throughout the day until 2:30 pm.