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Education

  • Denny Scholarship Recipient

    The Kaskaskia College Foundation has announced that Brett Ambuehl of Mulberry Grove, left, was recently named the recipient of the Frank M. Denny Memorial Scholarship.

  • School Briefs

    Brownstown Schools seeks Glee grant

    The Brownstown School District's music department has applied for a grant from the Fox TV series Glee by submitting a video online, and it's now needing assistance from the public.
    The grant funds being awarded will total $1 million, with individual grants of up to $50,000 being given.

  • KC Vandalia Campus classes

    The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer a social networking class at the Vandalia Campus.
    The class will focus on how businesses can learn to use Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites to their advantage.
    This course will include building pages, security and customizing pages. Internet experience is necessary.
    The cost for the course is $20; students over 60 may register at no cost.
    The class is being offered on Tuesdays, Nov. 15 and 22, from 4-6 p.m. Prior knowledge of the internet is required.

  • Patoka celebrating 60th Homecoming

    Patoka High School’s 60th homecoming will be held this Friday.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Oct. 31 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Nov. 1 – Bacon scramble, breakfast pizza.
    Wednesday, Nov. 2 – Choice of cereal, pumpkin chocolate chip muffin.   
    Thursday, Nov. 3 – Choice of cereal, cinnamon roll.   
    Friday, Nov. 4 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    Lunch
    Monday, Oct. 31 – Chicken breast patty, mashed potatoes, seasoned carrots, fruit, bread and milk.    

  • Schools Foundation sees success with reunion, grant

    The 2011 Vandalia Community High School All-School Reunion held at the American Legion on Oct. 3 grew as more people attended.

  • Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus

    Starting a Business
    The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Kaskaskia College will host a workshop, “Starting a Business in Illinois,” on Friday, from 2-4 p.m.  at the KC Vandalia Campus, 2310 W. Fillmore St.  
    Topics to be covered include: how to develop a business plan as well as a marketing plan; how to get organized and maintain records; determining the form of your business organization; registering your business; and legal and financial basics.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Oct. 17 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Oct. 18 – Breakfast pizza.
    Wednesday, Oct. 19 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Oct. 20 – Scrambled eggs, sausage links, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, Oct. 21 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch

  • College News

    St. Louis University
    Christopher Britt, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Britt of Vandalia, graduated magna cum laude with a doctorate in medicine from St. Louis University this spring.

  • VHS class of 1961 holds 50-year reunion

    Seventy-nine people – including 52 classmates – gathered in Vandalia the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 2 to attend the 50th reunion of the Vandalia High School class of 1961.