• DAR chapter honors area high school students

    The Ewington Chapter of the Illinois Society Sons of the American Revolution recognized outstanding seniors from local high schools during an awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 19, at First Baptist Church in Effingham.

  • KC students tour state crime lab

    Several Kaskaskia College Criminal Justice students had the opportunity to tour the Illinois State Police Metro-East Forensic Science Crime Lab in Belleville.

  • BHS Prom
  • VCHS Prom Candidates
  • KC Vandalia holding iPhone class

    The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will offer a “Learn to Use Your Apple iPhone” class through the Vandalia Campus on Wednesday, May 4, from 5-7:30 p.m.
    The registration number for the class is COED 8061 VA01E.
    This workshop will help students become more familiar with their Apple iPhones. They will learn to add applications and send text messages, emails and pictures.

  • Brownstown SCC Carnival
  • School Briefs

    Old Capitol has new scholarship

    As students finalize their college selections, the Old Capitol Foundation has introduced a new scholarship that will pay up to $2,000 per academic school year.
    This scholarship is available to high school seniors and others continuing their education.

  • Honor Rolls

    Third Quarter
    High Honors
    Freshmen – Luke Barton, Miriam Blomberg, Deidre Hall, Logan Lotz and Lauren Lutz.
    Sophomores – Luke Bergmann, Michaela Engel, Ean Fox, Adrianne Herbert, Baylie Maske, Sydney Miller, Kaelyn Nannini, Alexandria Reid and Jonathan Smith.
    Juniors – Rachel Bray, Emily Chapman, Serena Germany, Brayden Gunter, Abby Hahn, Carson Hulsey, Ella Jahraus and Hanna Rubin.

  • Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus

    Wreath-Making Techniques Class
    The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will offer a wreath-making techniques class through the Vandalia Campus from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday, April 15.
    The registration number for the class is COED 8105 VA02D.
    Make a ribbon wreath for the summer holidays.
    The cost is $15, but students over 60 may register at no cost. Students will be given a supply list prior to class.

  • Sheriff's scholarship available

    The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association has announced that it will be awarding $54,000 in college scholarships throughout the state to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2016-17 academic year.
    The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within Illinois.
    Fayette County Sheriff Chris Smith will be awarding one $500 scholarship.