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Kozuszek Wins Essay Contest

Essay Competition Winner Talanie Kozuszek. Each school year, the Catholic Daughters of Americas sponsor an Education Contest for middle school students in Catholic schools. The local chapter, Court of Our Lady of Lourdes #1790, oversees the contest in our area. St. Ann Catholic School teacher Mrs. Marsha Holzhauer uses the contest as a learning tool

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Marching Hornets Compete At Metro East Classic

The Marching Hornets were in action on Saturday, September 9 in O’Fallon at the 37th annual Metro East Marching Classic at O’Fallon High School. This marching competition draws schools from all over the greater St. Louis area and had schools from as far away as Decatur Illinois. The Marching Hornets have been marching in this

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Shoes Sought – September Works Of Mercy At St. Ann School

St. Ann Catholic School teacher Mrs. Janice Gaubatz is using her religion classes to introduce the Works of Mercy to the middle school students this year. Middle school students (Grades 5-8) have been asked to perform Works of Mercy focusing on one per month. In September the students are focusing on giving drink to the

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NASHVEGAS! Nashville Community High School Homecoming Week

Nashville Community High School will celebrate its homecoming October 2 – October 7. NCHS Student Council members have been busy from the beginning of school planning for this event, and they have chosen “Nashvegas” as this year’s homecoming theme. On Friday, October 6, 2017, students will be dismissed from school at 11:30 a.m., and the

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Nashville FFA Members Attend Illinois FFA Leadership Camp

NCHS FFA members who attended the leadership camp were, FROM LEFT, Tabor Kozuszek, Carli Hoffman, Emily Stern, and Alex Johannes. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Four members of the Nashville FFA Chapter attended the 2017 Illinois FFA Leadership Camp, held at Allerton Park near Monticello from July 25 – July 28. They were among the

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Emotional Statements Heard, No Action Taken By NCHS Board Regarding Fowler

By Alex Haglund Following the publication of the “Volleyball” column by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler and the ensuing fallout from it, the NCHS board called a special meeting which was held at starting at 6 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, September 6. Along with the members of the board (all members

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Okawville Board of Education Sets Future Meeting Dates

By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community Unit School District #10 Board of Education met on the evening of August 24, 2017 for their regular monthly meeting. The first item on the agenda, regarded a recent issue with the fire alarms in the building. The fire alarms went off every five minutes, but were

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Outrage, Controversy Following “Volleyball”

By Alex Haglund Outrage and a flurry of media coverage have occurred in the wake of The Nashville News publishing “Volleyball”, the column by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler, in the Wednesday, August 30 edition of the newspaper. The Nashville News did not hear anything about the column on the day of its

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From The Editor: An Apology For Volleyball

On behalf of The Nashville News, and personally as the editor, I would like to apologize for the column “Volleyball” by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler that was published in the Wednesday, August 30, edition of the newspaper. It is not my intent that this newspaper offend its readers. Offense though, is a

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