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Everyone Loves A Road Trip

U of I Extension News ~ August 30, 2017 Are you a teenager looking for your next adventure? Did you know that there’s even more you can do in 4-H as a teenager from leadership and teaching opportunities to international travel and scholarship awards you can win. You can find out more about these exclusive

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4-H Members Exhibit Projects At State Fair

U of I Extension News ~ August 30, 2017 More than 50 Washington County 4-H members attended the Illinois State Fair on August 13 to exhibit their 4-H general projects. They were selected as delegates in their project areas at the 4-H general projects show held earlier in the summer. Much like at the county

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Individual Master Naturalist Sessions Open For Registration

U of I Extension News ~ August 30, 2017 Many area residents are starting a new adventure by becoming a University of Illinois Master Naturalist this fall. The program runs on Fridays for ten weeks which begins on September 8. Enrolling in this program is a commitment not everyone is able to make. Illinois Extension

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Fall For Cabbage – Master Gardener Scoop

Master Gardener Scoop – August 30, 2017 By Jeanette M. Endres Master Gardener Do you think that your garden is over because the summer is sliding into fall?  Think again!  Cabbage is a fine fall friend to plant in your garden now. Do not delay since frost can be only six to eight weeks away. 

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Volleyball ~ NCHS Superintendent’s Notes – August 30, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org We are in the heart of volleyball season at NCHS. I commend our young ladies for their efforts on the court. I have to admit that I don’t know a great deal about the sport. I’ve coached baseball and basketball but volleyball is a different feather all

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NCHS Counselor’s Report – August 23, 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 Illinois Virtual High School NCHS students now have the option to take classes online through the Illinois Virtual High School. Students may only register for virtual school classes that are not offered on

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District 49 Call Home – August 30, 2017

A fundraising packet came home today with your child from SchoolStore.com. This is a new fundraiser we are trying this year. There are registration instructions in your child’s information packet. Once you have registered online, our school will start earning money from any online shopping you do with over 400 retailers. Thank you for your

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Let’s Read – August 23, 2017

By Mary Barrett Treasured Grace (Heart of the Frontier #1) By Tracie Peterson Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 352 pages, paperback, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1327-4 Grace had not known what to expect when she and the others in their wagon train embarked on the Oregon Trail. She never expected

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4-H Pistol Club Has Member Openings

The 4-H Pistol Club has openings for new members for this fall. The club meets at the Highland Pistol & Rifle Club on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The group is open to youth ages 12 and older, and will cost $13 per session. Previous 4-H membership is not required, new members

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Faith Perspectives – August 23, 2017

By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale As I sit down to write there has been and is much talk about the solar eclipse, and by the time this column is published the eclipse will be a past event. Long ago people were not as informed about movement of stars and planets in the universe,

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