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Education

  • SCHS Play is This Weekend

    The South Central production of "The Wizard of Oz" is set for 7 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday in the South Central Middle School gym.

    Admission is $2 for students and $4 for adults.Saturday matinee admission is $1. In front are Sierra Nannini, Terese  Kreke, Yuka Takata and sponsor Lorna Stowers. In the middle row are Victoria Hensen, Breanna Hester, Amber Hays, Chelsea McElroy and Abby Sauter. In back are Natalie Chapman, Matt Nowakowski, Jon Jahraus, Steven Mays, Robby Bennett, Rachel O'Leary, Zach Spencer and Frances Hebron.

  • KC Vandalia holds Arbor Day Celebration

    Kaskaskia College held Arbor Day celebrations at its main campus and at the Vandalia Center last week. The photos here are from the Vandalia Center celebration.

    In the first photo, KC President Dr. James Underwood talks about the importance of the college's adjunct faculty during the dedication of a tree in those faculty members' honor. In the second photo, Mary Schulze, director of the Vandalia KC Center, points out the trees on the campus grounds, as well as planned future plantings. A tree was also dedicated in Schulze's honor.

  • Vandalia Elementary School holds Fun Fair
  • Vandalia Prom

    Samantha Green and Dathan Berning (first photo) were crowned queen and king at the Vandalia Community High School prom on Saturday evening.

    The prom court is shown in the second photo. From left to right are Quenten Austin and Hannah Edwards, 2011 prom king and queen John Vosholler and Micah Dugan, Green and Berning, Maresha Mitchell and Brandon Ellis, and Brooke Kistler and Justin Clark.

  • Brownstown Prom

    Morgan Walk and Colten Hunter (first photo) were crowned queen and king at the Brownstown High School prom on Saturday night.

    The prom court is shown in the second photo. From left to right are Ashley Lakin, J.C. Moore, crownbearer escort Ethan Campbell, junior marshal Shelby Rine, Walk and Hunter, crownbearer Abbi Ledbetter, junior marshal Matt Sefton, Nick Reeder, Holly Grames, Jordan Evans and Jenna Shelton.

  • VCHS Band presents spring concert
  • NHS at BHS aids with cemetery cleanup; plans dodgeball tourney

    The Brownstown High School National Honor Society held a cleanup day at Griffith Cemetary in rural Brownstown on Saturday.

  • School Briefs

    MG Alumni Banquet is June 2

    The Mulberry Grove High School Alumni Banquet will be held on June 2 in the grade school gym.
    To make reservations, call Linda Neely at 664-1605 or e-mail her at lneely39@gmail.com.

    Kindergarten registration is May 1

    Kindergarten pre-registration will be held from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Tuesday at Jefferson Primary School, 1500 W. Jefferson St., Vandalia. The pre-registration is for children who will be age 5 before Sept. 1, 2012.

  • BHS Prom Candidates

    Brownstown High School will hold its prom this Saturday, from 8-11 p.m., with coronation set for 8 p.m.

    The queen and king candidates are shown above. In front, from left to right, are Shelby Rine, Ashley Lakin, Holly Grames, Jenna Shelton and Morgan Walk. In back are Matt Sefton, J.C. Moore, Nick Reeder, Jordan Evans and Colten Hunter.

  • VCHS Prom Candidates

    Vandalia Community High School will hold its prom this Saturday, from 7-11 p.m., with coronation set for 7:30 p.m.

    The queen and king candidates are shown above. In front, from left to right, are Maresha Mitchell, Hannah Edwards, Brooke Kistler and Samantha Green. In back are Dathan Berning, Quenten Austin, Justin Clark and Brandon Ellis.