Pictured are the participating Nashville students. First row – Annabelle Epplin, Hillary Zgonina, Brooke Bartling, Josie Woodrome, Mallory Knolhoff. Second row – Graham Speedie, Anastasia Aydt, Gabe Kreid, Micah Arnold, Savanna Staley, Ethan Oelze, Nicholas Orr, Cole Hermann, Kaitlyn Simons, Jacob Maschoff, Drew Kuhle, He Bai, Jacob Woodrome, Avery Meade, Ethan Herzog, Tabor Kozuszek, Isaac
The seniors of the NCHS band were honored at halftime of the Hornets final home game of the season against DuQuoin on February 16. Pictured: Jaylyn Bower, daughter of Chuck Bower and Jessica Koelling; Rachel Cox, daughter of Kate and Todd Cox; Cali Fairbanks, daughter of Chuck and Kim Fairbanks; Holli Fullerton, dauther of Peggy
February 17-24 was FFA Week. There were plenty of activities for NCHS FFA students to do – games, dress up days, a barbecue, and, on Thursday, February 22, Tractor Driving Day! FFA students drove their tractors to school and later in the day, awards were given out, including Cleanest Tractor – Cade Hoffman; Oldest Tractor
Cub Scout Pack 127 had their annual pinewood derby Sunday, February 18, at the scout house. Trophies were won by the fastest cubs. Carter Griffith was the grand champion of the event.
The Ashley Grade School January Students of the Month are: Front Row (Left to Right) – Caylyn Beshears (4th Grade), Gracie Geimer (Kindergarten), Hunter Johner (1st Grade) and Cassie Hirsch (2nd Grade). Back Row (Left to Right) – Tatyana Prince (8th Grade), Makayla Barczewski (3rd Grade), Summer Klein (5th Grade), Makenzy Pedtke (6th Grade) and
Lorna Grote of Hoyleton will have her 90th birthday on March 2. She celebrated early with a trip to Branson during the Christmas season along with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. If you would like to send Lorna birthday greetings, her address is 22283 Walnut Hill Road, Hoyleton, IL 62803.
Proceeds from the Oakdale Eggstavaganza are allocated to local schools and charitable organizations. Here, Oakdale Grade School Superintendent Charlie Peterson receives a check from Mary Cotton to help pay for the new roof at the school. We look forward to seeing you at the 25th Eggstravaganza on March 25.
This week’s NCHS Student Gallery piece is “Frida Kahlo” by Art 3 Junior Briannah Ralls. It is a reductive print measuring approximately six-by-eight inches. Students were introduced to the art of printmaking and various printmaking techniques. For this project, students created a reductive print. Students began by sketching their design onto a soft-cut slab, similar
Diane Perone of H&R Block is presenting the February prize of a Girolamo’s Pizza gift certificate to Patty Martens of Nashville. Prizes are drawn every month through tax season.
NCHS Student Gallery “Sea and Sun In The Yellow Universe” By He Bai This week’s NCHS Student gallery features this glazed ceramic bowl titled “Sea and Sun in the Yellow Universe” by He Bai. He, a senior, is an exchange student at NCHS from China. She is living with the Ralls family of New Minden