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Education

  • Kaskaskia College

    Financial aid workshop
    The Kaskaskia College Financial Aid Office will host a FAFSA workshop on Friday, April 13, from 1-3 p.m., in room L-102 on the KC main campus.
    The purpose of this event is to help college-bound students who need to complete and submit the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    Completing the FAFSA accurately and on time is the first and most-important step to obtaining state and federal financial aid.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, April 9 – No school.   
    Tuesday, April 10 – No school.
    Wednesday, April 11 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    Thursday, April 12 – Scrambled eggs, sausage links, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, April 13 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    • Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, April 9 – No school.    
    Tuesday, April 10 – No school.

  • Brownstown NHS

    Brownstown High School held its National Honor Society induction ceremony on Friday, March 30, at 5 p.m. in the BHS gym.

  • Honor Rolls

    Vandalia Junior High School
    Third Quarter
    Fifth Grade

  • BES Students Visit Family YMCA

    Seventh grade students in Sandra Stine's physical education class took a trip to the Family YMCA of Fayette County on Thursday, March 22.

  • South Central FFA at Section Contest

    On Feb. 15, the South Central FFA participated in the section proficiency awards at Nokomis: Dylan Sigrist, swine production; Natalie Chapman, beef production; Casey Engel, vegetable production; and Shawn Meyer, ag mechanics.

    Dylan Sigrist won section honors and advanced to the District 4 competition on March 14. From left to right are Dylan Sigrist, Natalie Chapman, Casey Engel and Shawn Meyer.

  • Vandalia District to honor retirees

    The Vandalia Board of Education will hold an appreciation dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at Vandalia Junior High School.
    This year’s honorees include: Debra Lewis, district office employee; Rhonda Phillips, Vandalia Junior High School teacher; Sherry Schneider, Vandalia Jefferson Primary teacher; Amy Vieregge, Vandalia Community High School teacher; and Cherie Woods, Vandalia Elementary School and Vandalia Jefferson Primary teacher.
    All current and retired faculty and staff are invited to attend.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, April 2 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, April 3 – Breakfast pizza.
    Wednesday, April 4 – Choice of cereal, muffin.
    Thursday, April 5 – Scrambled eggs, sausage links, toast and jelly.   
    Lunch
    Monday, April 2 – Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, applesauce, bread and milk.    
    Tuesday, April 3 – Sloppy Jo on bun, California blend, pineapple chunks and milk.

  • Kaskaskia College News

    Intro to the Internet class
    The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education an introduction to the Internet class at the Vandalia Center on Saturdays, April 14 and 21, from 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    The registration number is LLI 7025 VA01W.
    This basic class is designed to familiarize one with how to use e-mail, establishing free e-mail accounts and how to use the Internet for learning, shopping and business.
    The cost for this course is $48; students over 60 may register at no cost.

  • Olympian Visits BES

    Lance Brooks, a New Berlin High School graduate who is working his way to the summer Olympics this summer, visited with Brownstown Elementary School students last Wednesday.

    He is third in the USA and among the top 24 in the world at throwing the discus. Students were allowed to purchase T-shirts and have them signed by him to help support his journey to the Olympics. He is shown signing the shirt of fifth-grader Dalton Grames.