These Ben-Gil Elementary students were recognized for following Habit Four, think win-win. These students are kind to others and try to find ways to make everyone happy. First Row: (left to right) Lucy Peterson, Maybeline Davis, Levi Wallace, Patrick Feldman, Nicky Austin, Abigail Phillips, Marley Auffarth, Parish Younker, Gabe Yeager Second Row: (left to right) Kristina […]
Gillespie Middle School announced on Tuesday their leaders of the month for January. Receiving the award include Elissa Cline, Audrey Layton, Kennedy Helmkamp, Isabelle Balzraine, Collyn Oberkfell, and Jack Voyles. Elissa Cline, daughter of Kellyn and Justin Peoples, has been chosen by Mr. Bertagnolli as a student leader in physical education because she works hard and displays […]
Members of the Community Unit School District 7 Board of Education on Monday night renewed Supt. Joe Tieman’s contract for another year and made several other, more minor personnel decisions, but it was the district’s recent financial and academic achievements that took center stage. High School Principal Shane Owsley reported to the board that he […]
Chloe Fellin, daughter of Chuck and Kathy Fellin, has been chosen as Gillespie Middle School’s student leader of the week by school office administrator, Marsha Mussatto. Mussatto said Chloe always has a positive attitude and goes the extra mile to help out when needed.
Delaney Taylor, the daughter of Amanda Reiniesch, was chosen as the student leader of the week at Gillespie Middle School by sixth-grade social studies teacher, Mr. Bilbruck. Bilbruck said Dalaney is enthusiastic about learning new things and always asks about helping others.
High school seniors pursuing a career in agriculture are invited to apply for a $2,000 Farm Credit Illinois Agriculture Scholarship. Thirty scholarships will be given in 2019 with two recipients designated as Diversity in Agriculture Scholars. Recipients are selected based on a combination of academic achievement, participation and leadership in school and community organizations, and […]
Perfect Attendance: 2nd quarter (in no specific order) Parker Hughes, Gunner Koniak, Celia Li, Raven Pruitt, Remington Wendel, Steven Fosnock III, Carter Plovich, Marley Portwood, Harper Thackrey, Adair Olroyd, Harper Brown, Parker Bussmann, Maggie Portwood, Ivy Crenshaw, Becca Hawkins, Dillinger Higginbotham, Frank Kirby, Charley Schmid, Luke Bertagnolli, Alivia Schoen, Blace Sloan, Blake Woods, Jaidyn Long, Abigail […]
CLARION, Pa. – Kelcey Stewart, of Edwardsville, earned a 3.5 GPA to be named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Contributed article by the Illinois Senate Democrats. SPRINGFIELD – More than $16 million in state funds are available for rural and downstate schools to expand internet access and close the broadband gap, State Senator Andy Manar announced today. The Illinois State Board of Education is accepting proposals from school districts that need to expand high-speed broadband and […]
Members of the Community Unit School District 7 Board of Education voted unanimously during a special meeting Tuesday night to appoint Becky Hatlee, Gillespie, to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of long-serving board member Peyton Bernot. The action followed an executive session of more than two hours during which board members interviewed each […]