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Ask A Pastor – March 8, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle – St. Paul U.C.C., Nashville     I came across a quote from Mother Teresa, “The fruit of silence is prayer, the fruit of prayer is faith, the fruit of faith is love, the fruit of love is service, the fruit of service is peace.”  What a profound statement! This world today

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Column: Galleries And Calendars And Nash-News.com, Oh My!

Dear Readers: It’s an exciting time here. Spring is so close I can practically taste it (Yum…Hayfever!), and well, if we’re being honest, it’s still pretty chilly out, but it is March and this Monday was Casimir Pulaski Day so that means Sunday was…DuBois PolishFest! I have enjoyed PolishFest for a long time before I

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Let’s Read – March 8, 2017

By Mary Barrett Baby on Board – How Animals Carry Their Young By Marianne Berkes Published by Dawn Publications, 12402 Bitney Springs Road, Nevada City, California 95959 32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-593-6 As a baby, how were you carried from place to place? The answer is very carefully! The same is true for animals

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District 49 Call Home – Friday, March 3, 2017

With cold and flu season upon us here is a reminder of our attendance policies from our handbook. Thanks for your cooperation in getting notes from the Doctor’s office anytime your child is seen by a physician. Also attached is a flyer concerning The Flu and You! Any student that misses three or more consecutive

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Tantrums – NCHS Superintendent’s Notes, March 1, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org     Temper tantrums seem to be in style these days.  When I was a kid, a fit was met with a swift cure by my parents.  They often told me things that I didn’t want to hear.  This usually involved the word “no” somewhere in the conversation. 

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Watch Out For That Tree! – Master Gardener Scoop, March 1, 2017

By Linda Summers, Master Gardener     I never thought too much about what trees might be considered hazardous until last spring.  A silver maple bordering our driveway had lost a few limbs already.  However, a strong wind tore a large branch off of the tree and carried it into the side of our car.  The

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Winter Tree Identification Workshop Recently Held For Area Residents –– U of I Extension News, March 1, 2017

Winter Tree Identification Workshop Chris Evans, Research Forester for University of Illinois Extension recently presented a workshop on Winter Tree Identification.  The workshop had over 30 participants from Bond, Clinton, Marion, Jefferson and Washington Counties. The cool temperatures and intermittent rain did not deter them from learning in an outdoor classroom. The class was held

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NCHS Counselor’s Report – February 24, 2017

Nashville Community High School Phone: (618) 327.8286 Fax: (618) 327.4513 Web Address: Nashville-k12.org Tesha Maschhoff X250; Becky Luessenheide X381; Susan Boosinger X251 SAT/ACT Prep Classes: NCHS teachers are hosting SAT prep workshops at the high school.  The math, reading, and English sessions will focus on SAT preparation.  The science sessions will focus on ACT preparation. 

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District 49 Call Home – Friday, February 24, 2017

Events for grades K-4 for the week of February 27th – March 3rd. Mrs. Redfeairn would like to thank the volunteers who helped with the Book Fair. It was a huge success, she was able to purchase over $2000 worth of books for the Primary School Library! The Hoyleton Community Club will be holding a

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NCHS Counselor’s Report – February 22, 2017

Nashville Community High School Phone: (618) 327.8286 Fax: (618) 327.4513 Web Address: Nashville-k12.org Tesha Maschhoff X250; Becky Luessenheide X381; Susan Boosinger X251 College Representative Visits at NCHS: Students who are interested in visiting with college representatives should come to the Counseling Office to sign up.  Currently scheduled college representative visits: Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO):

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