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Education

  • College Graduates

    Iowa State University
    Rachel Bell of Vandalia graduated from Iowa State University on May 9 in the double major, dual degree Diet and Exercise program.

  • Brownstown, South Central Honor Rolls

    Brownstown Elementary
    Fourth Quarter
    Honor Roll

    High Honors
    FOURTH GRADE
    Kyzara Hissong and Lane Thompson.
    FIFTH GRADE
    Stephen Berg.
    SIXTH GRADE
    Elizabeth Biggs, Chloe Carson and Laura Gurtner.

    Honors
    FOURTH GRADE
    Alek Biggs.
    FIFTH GRADE
    Evyn Barker, Zachary Logdson and Dakota White.
    SIXTH GRADE
    Elissa Baron, Jocob Bloemker, Kayla Haslett, Jeffrey Kelly, Colton Payne, Joshua Rolfingsmeier and Melissa Wiley.

  • Vandalia Junior High Band Concert
  • KC pays tribute to Whitten

    In honor of National Nurse’s Week, Kaskaskia College paid tribute recently to a long-time employee, former Dean of Nursing Mary Lou Whitten.

  • Region 5 of IEA honors Verla Reed

    Verla Reed, Brownstown elementary school librarian, was honored as an Outstanding Educational Support Professional Employee at the Region 5 Illinois Education Association’s Awards Banquet held April 12 at the Edwardsville campus of the Lewis and Clark Community College.

  • Schroeder selected for Boys State

    Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 of Vandalia has selected Christian Schroeder, a junior Vandalia Community High School, to attend Illinois 76th annual session of Boys State.

  • VCHS to offer summer school

    Vandalia Community High School will be offering summer school in the subjects of math (algebra 1B and algebra) and English (English 1 and English 2) for VCH students. Students who have failed second semester of English or math are required to attend. Students who have failed the whole year of math or English will need to repeat the class in its entirety during the 2011-12 school year,
    Summer school will begin on Monday, June 6, and the last day of attendance will be

  • Aaron Tippin to play at KC on May 21

    Kaskaskia College will welcome the “hardest working man in country music," Aaron Tippin, to the Jane Knight Auditorium on Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m.
    Tippin has received five gold albums and one platinum album.
    His debut single, "You've Got to Stand for Something," which became a popular anthem for American soldiers fighting in the Gulf War, helped to establish him as a neotraditional country act with songs that catered primarily to the American working class.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, May 16 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, May 17 – Choice of cereal, Pop Tart.
    Wednesday, May 18 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, May 19 – Scrambled eggs, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, May 20 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    Lunch
    Monday, May 16 – Corn dog, corn chips, seasoned carrots, applesauce and milk.    

  • Local DAR Good Citizen Award Winners