Zach Reiniesch, son of Mike and Amy Reiniesch, was chosen as leader of the week at Gillespie Middle School. He was chosen by his eighth-grade math teacher, Mr. Brawner. Zach was selected for his “Think win-win” attitude while helping others and working hard in algebra.
Two students of the Gillespie Community Unit School District brought home second place at the annual Regional Office of Education #40 spelling bee hosting in Carlinville on Wednesday, February 28. Finishing second for the district was sixth-grader Bryce Hohnsbehn, a student at Gillespie Middle School, and fifth-grader Landen Emelander, a student at Ben-Gil Elementary School. […]
Rylee Mull, daughter of Anthony and Erin Mull, has been chosen by sixth-grade English Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Henderson, as student leader of the week. Henderson said Mull always goes above and beyond when completing an assignment. “Her work is completed successfully and displays respect for herself and the teacher,” she added. Rylee stated, “We need […]
Travis Steward, son of Jane and George Steward, was chosen as the sixth-grade student of the week by Mrs. Christina Blevins. Travis was recognized for his “Think Win-win” attitude. Mrs. Blevins states, “Travis is always so polite and willing to help others in science when he understands something before other students”.
Gracie Snyder, daughter of Brad and Sara Snyder, was elected as Gillespie Middle School’s latest student leader of the week by Ms. Baker. “Gracie is an amazing young lady,” Baker said. Gracie says she practices the habit of Think Win-Win because it’s “important to show you are trustworthy and polite to everybody”.
Gillespie Middle School announced on Tuesday their January leaders of the month. Chosen for last month include Gracie Snyder, Race Eccles, Zach Reiniesch, Michael Kain Pabon, Zander Rieffer, Cadence Schmitt and Emmery Pau. Snyder, the daughter of Brad and Sara Snyder, was elected as student leader of the week by Ms. Baker because “Gracie is […]
Elizabeth Eaker, an eighth grade student at Gillespie Middle School, was chosen as student leader of the week by English Language Arts teacher, Ms. Allen. “Elizabeth stays motivated, works well with others and maintains a positive attitude. She is an avid participant during class activities and discussions,” Allen added. Eaker said when you are positive, […]
8th grade Brynn Baker, Daniel Bertolino, Ashton Bethard, Shey Boedecker, Cadence Borror, Ridge Braundmeier, Hanna Bray, Lanie Doty, Brock Doty, Elizabeth Eaker, Kadence Gallagher, Gavin Griffith, Brenna Halteman, Levi Hatlee, Luke Hatlee, Isaac Hedden, Aaleigha Helfer, Katelyn Holmes, Jacob Holmes, Haylee Ikerman, Kylie Kasarda, Olivia Kidwell, Elizabeth King, Caden Kissell, Jesse Lane, Zoe Lewis, Alayna […]
Lillian Pullen, the daughter of Mark and Ellen Pullen, was chosen as leader of the week at Gillespie Middle School by Mr. Smith for the week of December 4. Smith said always coming to class with an open mind and brings new ideas to class. “She asks if students need help and is willing to […]
A Benld girl has succumbed to her injuries after being ejected from a Polaris side-by-side utility task vehicle (UTV) Sunday evening in Plainview. According to a press release from Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl, Madyson Loftis, 11 of Benld, died from injuries related to the accident that occurred on Walker Road in rural Plainview. The […]