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Education

  • The Joy of Reading
  • Digital photography class at KC Vandalia Campus

    The Kaskaskia College Community Education Office will offer an intermediate digital photography class at the KC Vandalia Campus.
    The class will be held on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 6-7, from 6-8 p.m. The registration number for the class is COED 5428 VA03E.
    Students will get to know their digital cameras a little better as they learn to take superior images and learn techniques to improve action, portrait, scenic, travel, outdoor and wildlife portraits.

  • Red Ribbon Week at BES

    Shown here are the students in grades kindergarten-third at Brownstown Elementary School who participated in Red Ribbon Week activities. The school totaled 5,786 gym laps and 3,185 track laps; together, that totaled 796 miles.

  • SAVE Members Go Down to the River

  • Honor Roll

    ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
    The New Approach Alternative High School for Bond and Fayette County students has announced honor roll for the first quarter.
    The following students have maintained a “B” average or better for the term:
    Keli Atwood, Kayla Bell, Lucrisha Eddy, Darlene Knolhoff, Devin Manning, Sara McGee, Jacklyn Pearson, Sheyanne Stevens, Marina Tate, Cheyenne Tinker, Becky Wattles, Jessica Wright and Dustin Wuehler.

  • 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.