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Education

  • School board handles personnel matters

    The Vandalia Board of Education took the following action at its meeting on Tuesday.
    • Approved resignations of Brianne Henry (OKAW and VCHS) and James Moore (VCHS).
    • Approved the planned retirements of Russ Smock (Sept. 30, 2014), Mike Hicks (June 30, 2014), Kevin Schroeder (June 2015), Kim Schroeder (June 2016), Connie Lamb (June 2014), John Tedrick (June 2016) and Emma Sue Rabe (June 2015).

  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, March 21 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, March 22 – Pancake w/syrup.
    Wednesday, March 23 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, March 24 – Scrambled eggs, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, March 25 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, March 21 – Corn dog, baked beans, sliced pears and milk.    

  • VES hosts Family Reading Night

    Ninety families participated in Vandalia Elementary School’s Family Reading Night held on March 3. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ 105th birthday, the participants engaged in a variety of events to celebrate reading.

  • College Graduates

    Eastern Illinois University
    Nicholas Schulze of Vandalia was among the fall 2010 semester graduates at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.


    Schulze, the son of Gary and Peggy Schulze, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in music.

     

  • Dean's List

    Maryville University
    Ashley Durbin of Vandalia was among the students named to the dean's list for the fall semeser at Maryville University in St. Louis.
    Durbin, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Durbin, is a student in the school of health professions.

  • Kaskaskia College

    Financial aid workshop
    Kaskaskia College Financial Aid will be hosting half-day sessions for professional development opportunities designed to help high school counselors, community organization members, financial aid administrators and other professionals involved in assisting Illinois students and their families along the path to college.
    The workshop is designed to help build an understanding of financial aid concepts, whether the student is new to financial aid or a seasoned professional seeking a refresher.

  • Dean's List

    McKendree University
    Chelsy Durbin of St. Elmo was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at McKendree University in Lebanon.
    Durbin, a 2008 graduate of St. Elmo High School, is the daughter of Charlie and Nancy Durbin.
     

  • School Menus-Feb. 24, 2011

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Feb. 28 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, March 1 – Breakfast bagel.
    Wednesday, March 2 – Choice of cereal, blueberry muffin.   
    Thursday, March 3 – Scrambled eggs, sausage links, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, March 4 – Breakfast to go.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Feb. 28 – Pork fritter on bun, hash brown pattie, fruit and milk.    

  • Honor Roll-Feb. 24, 2011

    The New Approach Alternative High School for Bond and Fayette counties students announces honor roll for the second quarter.
    The following students have maintained a “B” average or better for the term: Keli Atwood, Kayla Bell, Jon Cripe, Lucrisha Eddy, Breauna Harrison, Darlene Knolhoff, Tina Larson, Devin Manning, Sara McGee, Jacklyn Pearson, Will Smith, Sheyanne Stevens, Samnatha Sullens, Marina Tate, Cheyenne Tinker, Jordan Tiner, Jessica Wright, Dustin Wuehler and Carter Wynne.

  • School Menus-Feb. 17, 2011

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, Feb. 21 – No school.   
    Tuesday, Feb. 22 – French toast stix w/syrup.
    Wednesday, Feb. 23 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Feb. 24 – Choice of cereal, cinnamon doughnut hole.   
    Friday, Feb. 25 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, Feb. 21 – No school.