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 […]
These Ben-Gil Elementary students were recognized for following Habit Three, putting first things first. These students set priorities, make goals for themselves, and follow through on their plans. First row (L-R): Lucy Boyett, Parker Bussmann, Makenzie Stoecker, Celia Li, Adair Olroyd, Scott Pollo, Blace Sloan, Lydia Lowry, and Charley Schmid Second row (L-R): Hanley Stoecker, […]
The Construction Trades SkillBuilder Club at Gillespie High School recently constructed sixteen ‘Thin Blue Line Flags’ as Christmas presents for Gillespie High School alumni that have served or are serving as law enforcement officers. Please make a request for your favorite cop to get a well-deserved gift this year by emailing Mark Goldasich at [email protected] or calling 217-839-2114 and […]
Now that the 2018-2019 school year has begun, The Partnership for Educational Excellence is wrapping up its mini-biographies of some (12 percent) of its past scholars who have volunteered their information and reflections on the role of post-secondary education in their lives. The final three bios are a celebration of its three very first scholars. […]