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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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District 49 Call Home – February 22, 2017

The Washington County Hospital is having a free class on fitness and health on Monday, February 20. See attached registration form for more information. Friday, February 24 is Hats Off To Cancer Day! Your student can bring in $1.00 and wear a hat to school. All funds support the Relay For Life! The Hoyleton Community

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Section 22 FFA Proficiency Awards

By Section 22 FFA Reporter Mallory Unverfehrt FFA members take their projects to the next level. On February 1st the Section 22 FFA members turned in their SAE (Supervised Agricultural Experience)’s record books to be judged by the Section 22 FFA Ag Teachers. Books were judged on ability to keep records, jobs and responsibilities, scope

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U of I Extension News – February 22, 2017

4-H Barn Quilts Club The 4-H Barn Quilts Special Interest (SPIN) Club will be kicking off the Spring season soon. The second year of this exciting club will continue the project they began last year with beautiful barn quilts to be displayed across Washington County. Youth learn to construct the frame, prime the wood, visual

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