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  • Kaskaskia College News

    Massage therapy clinic opens to public

    The Kaskaskia College Massage Therapy Clinic will be open to the public as of this week.
    The clinic is open on Wednesdays until May 4 (except March 9, for spring break) and select Saturdays. Available times on Wednesdays are 3:15-7 p.m.
    Saturday appointments run from 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Available Saturday clinic dates are Feb. 12 and 26, March 19 and April 2, 16 and 30. Services available are:  Swedish massage in 25-minute or 50-minute sessions, and hot stone massage in 50-minute sessions.

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Feb. 7 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Choice of cereal, cinnamon roll.
    Wednesday, Feb. 9 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Feb. 10 – Breakfast pizza.   
    Friday, Feb. 11 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch

  • School Menus

    RAMSEY
    Breakfast
    Monday, Feb. 7– Cinnamon toast.  
    Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Waffles.
    Wednesday, Feb. 9 – Breakfast pizza.
    Thursday, Feb. 10 – Oatmeal/toast.  
    Friday, Feb. 11 – Cinnamon rolls.
    • Served daily: Cereal, orange juice and milk.
    Lunch
    Monday, Feb. 7 – Hot dog on bun, Doritos, carrots, peaches and milk.    
    Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Hamburger/potato bake, green beans, bread, pears and milk.

  • Honor Rolls

    Patoka Elementary
    Second Quarter
    High Honors

  • BES students visit Family YMCA

    Members of the seventh-grade physical education class at Brownstown junior high recently visited the Family YMCA in Vandalia.
    Physical education teacher Sandra Stine took 20 students to the Family Y on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
    While at the Family Y, the students had the opportunity to participate in a Zumba class (led by Allison Durbin), utilize the weight machines (led by personal fitness trainer Tonya Summers), and take part in additional cardiovascular workouts on the treadmill, elliptical and stationary bikes.

  • VJHS Honor Roll

    Vandalia Junior High School
    Second Quarter
    Honor Roll
    FIFTH GRADE

  • Honor Rolls

    Brownstown Jr. High
    Second Quarter
    High Honors
    SEVENTH GRADE
    Ashley Washburn and Tucker Willms.
    EIGHTH GRADE
    Emily Frailey, Katie Kroll and Audriana Pruett.
    Honors
    SEVENTH GRADE
    Kyrstyn Fitch, Hannah Koehler, Sydney Rosboroght and Brooklyn Sarchet.
    EIGHTH GRADE
    Zachry Koehler and Nathan Matthews.

    Brownstown High School
    Second Quarter
    High Honors
    FRESHMEN
    Katie Carson, Lakin Evans and Bethany Oberlink.
    SOPHOMORES

  • Kaskaskia College

    Beekeeping classes

    The Kaskaskia College Community Education Department is offering a series of beekeeping classes at the Salem Education Center and Vandalia Campus.
    Second in the series is honey production, which will teach students how to make the most of their hives. This course will cover honey and honeycomb production.
    Later classes in this series will include raising queens for your hive, and keeping a healthy and productive colony.

  • School menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Jan. 31 – Choice of cereal, toast & jelly.   
    Tuesday, Feb. 1 – Breakfast bagel.
    Wednesday, Feb. 2 – Choice of cereal, blueberry muffin.   
    Thursday, Feb. 3 – Scrambled eggs, toast & jelly.   
    Friday, Feb. 4 – No school.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Jan. 31 – Crispito, fried rice, sliced peaches, yogurt and milk.    

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Jan. 24 – Choice of cereal, toast andjelly.   
    Tuesday, Jan. 25 – French toast stix w/syrup.
    Wednesday, Jan. 26 – Choice of cereal, toast andjelly.   
    Thursday, Jan. 27 – Breakfast on a stick.   
    Friday, Jan. 28 – Oatmeal, toast andjelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Jan. 24 – Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, seasoned carrots, fruit, bread and milk.