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Education

  • Fredbird, Joe Cunningham visit Brownstown Elementary
  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Feb. 27 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Feb. 28 – Pancakes w/syrup.
    Wednesday, Feb. 29 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, March 1 – Sausage, egg and cheese biscuit.   
    Friday, March 2 – Breakfast to go.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Feb. 27 – Crispito, Mexican rice, sliced peaches, yogurt and milk.    

  • College News

    Maryville University
    Kristyn VonBehren, the daughter of Larry and Kathy VonBehren of St. Peter, graduated from Maryville University in St. Louis with a doctorate degree in physical therapy.

  • CNA Grads at Vandalia KC Campus

    Pictured are students who have completed the certified nurse assistant class at the Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus.

  • FFA Week

    Mayor Rick Gottman, shown with the officers of the FFA chapter at Vandalia Community High School, has signed a proclamation declaring this week as FFA Week in Vandalia.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Tuesday, Feb. 21 – Blueberry waffle w/syrup.
    Wednesday, Feb. 22 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Feb. 23 – Scrambled eggs, sausage links, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, Feb. 24 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    Lunch
    Tuesday, Feb. 21 – Chicken pattie on bun, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, bread and milk.

  • Honor Roll

    Vandalia Christian Academy
    Second Quarter
    A Honor Roll
    Eighth grade-Tyler Sutton.
    Seventh grade-Madeline Cade.
    Sixth grade-Sarah Milash, Nathaniel Weaver, Hope Budny-Clymer and Audrey Meyers.
    Fourth grade-Cameron Withers, Robert Durbin and Wade Shafer.
    Third grade-Trista Smith-Stone.
    B Honor Roll
    Eighth grade-Marcus Durbin.
    Seventh grade-Mallory Hicks and Hunter Sasse.
    Sixth grade-Erik Daume.
    Fifth grade-Zachary Stephenson and Hailey Cunetto.

  • VCHS Students Perform at All-State Band Concert

    Vandalia Community High School students Bailey Jones and Ian Murrell performed at the Illinois All-State Band Concert at the Peoria Civic Center the end of January.

    Jones and Murrell are shown with VCHS band director Tony Hicks in the photo at left. Murrell is shown playing the trombone with the all-state jazz band. Jones played the clarinet with the all-state concert band.
     

  • Dean's Lists

    University of Illinois
    • Bell Andrew F., senior, mechanical engineering major.
    Southern Illinois University
    • Ramsey – *Eric L. Brown, junior.
    • Vandalia – *Levi M. Halford, senior: *Dakota D. Kellow, junior; and *Brooke J. Pippins, senior.
    • St. Elmo – Alexander J. Radcliff, junior; and Christopher L. Hooks, senior.
    * Denotes straight A grades for the semester.

  • Denning chosen as Outstanding Junior in department at SIUE

    Jonathan Denning of rural Vandalia was selected for the Outstanding Junior award in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
    Denning will receive a plaque at the SIUE annual awards banquet on Feb. 21 in the Meridian Ballroom at the Morris University Center.
    Denning is the son of Howard and May Denning, and the grandson of Dwight and Darlene Denning.