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Education

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Nov. 22 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Nov. 23 – Breakfast pizza.
    Wednesday, Nov. 24 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Nov. 25 – No school.   
    Friday, Nov. 26 – No school.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Nov. 22 – Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, California blend, pear slices, bread and milk.    

  • VCHS Talent Show

    First photo: Bailey Jones, left, and Matt Grove won first place in the 2010 Vandalia Community High School Talent Show on Friday night.

    Second photo: A musical group comprised of Chad Harrison (right), Amy Cox and Braden Henry placed second in the VCHS Talent Show. Whitney Newsom and Lexi Perkins placed third. Ellie Ehrat and Jaicob Arndt  served as hosts for the show, which featured 10 acts.

  • Honor Rolls

    St. Peter Lutheran School
    First Quarter
    High Honors
    FIFTH GRADE
    Adrianne Herbert,
    Honors
    FIFTH GRADE
    Baylie Maske,
    SIXTH GRADE
    Emily Chapman, Kacie Crain and Caleb Harpster,
    SEVENTH GRADE
    Tresston Bahde, Kinsyl Bell, Dakota Bockstruck, Brett Harmeier, Lauren Lotz and Deidra Schaal,
    EIGHTH GRADE
    Alexis Harpster,
    Straight A’s
    FIFTH GRADE
    Karsyn Garrison,
    SIXTH GRADE
    Rachel Bray and Hannah Rubin,
    EIGHTH GRADE

  • Jefferson School receives $800 grant

    Jefferson Primary School in Vandalia recently announced that Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, donated $800 toward the purchase of communication-enhancing software for the speech-language department.  
    This grant originated with a request from Nate Prater, account manager, through Pioneer Community Investment. The funds will be directed toward the speech-language therapy department.
    The grant will specifically be used to purchase Boardmaker software for the school’s speech-language pathologists.

  • Donations from Brownstown Alumni Group

    The Brownstown Alumni Association recently presented donations to the Brownstown Sports Boosters and the Brownstown CUSD No. 201 Foundation. In the first photo, Sandra Stine (left) secretary and treasurer of the alumni association, presents a $400 check to the Brownstown Sports Boosters officers, from left: Deb Hunter, treasurer; Taffy Hall, vice president; and Pam Gurtner, president.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Nov. 15 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Nov. 16 – Breakfast on stick.
    Wednesday, Nov. 17 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Nov. 18 – Choice of cereal, chocolate doughnut.   
    Friday, Nov. 19 – No school.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Nov. 15 – Hot dog on bun, baked beans, corn chips, pear half and milk.    

  • Honor Roll

    Vandalia Elementary
    First Quarter
    Honor Roll

  • Golf Field Trip

  • BES participates in Walk at School Day

    Brownstown Elementary School joined schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to/at School Day on Oct. 6.
    Approximately 181 students from Brownstown Elementary School, directed by Sandra Stine, physical education teacher, walked at school during PE time.
    Giveaways were given to all students who participated in the walking by the Brownstown Village Board, and apples were donated by Masons Masonry in Brownstown.

  • Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus

    Cake decorating class
    The Kaskaskia College Community Education Office will offer a cake decorating class at the KC Vandalia Campus.
     The class will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The registration number for the class is COED 5439 VA02W  
    Students will learn the basics of cake decorating. They will learn to use the tools of the trade to create icing effects and a beautiful cake. Students will create a cake to take home. The cost is $40; students over 60 may register for supply cost of $20.