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NCHS Board Repays Loans, But More Likely To Be Needed Soon

By Alex Haglund The NCHS Board voted to repay several loans taken from the district’s working cash fund earlier in the year at their meeting held on Monday, January 23. “We have received about 90-percent of the taxes from Washington County,” NCHS Superintendent Ernie Fletcher told the board. The loans being repaid included: • $84,000

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Senior Trip To Chicago Discussed By Okawville School Board

By Jill Moon The West Washington County District #10 School Board met January 26. Members discussed the senior class trip to Chicago. Students will leave April 16 and return April 21 and will cost $1,200 per student. Two chaperones are going from the school and two male chaperones will be provided by the service. Superintendent

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NCHS FBLA Students Participate In Regional Conference At KC

On Saturday, January 21, FBLA members from Nashville Community High School participated in the Southwestern Area Regional Conference at Kaskaskia College. Fourteen students will advance to the State Leadership Conference in March to compete against FBLA members state-wide. The NCHS Students that competed included, FIRST ROW, Sara Guetersloh (3rd, Business Ethics), Christine Garner (1st, Sports

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A Marquee Project For NCHS Students

NCHS Students from Paul Welte’s Computer Maintenance and Tech Support Class and from Alicia Heggemeier’s Web Page Design Class stand in front of their handiwork: a full color LED display built by Welte’s class and with regular weekly programming provided by Heggemeier’s class. By Alex Haglund If things look a little more colorful in the

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McKendree University Dean’s List And President’s List Announced

Local students were named to the Dean’s List at McKendree University for the Fall 2016 semester. Making the Dean’s List was, Jessica Heggemeier, of Nashville, Abbi Liske, of Ashley, Bryce Paszkiewicz, of Nashville, and Gage Simmons, of Nashville. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List students had to earn a grade point average of

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Fortag Named To Central Methodist Dean’s List

Central Methodist University student Nick Fortag, a Computer Science major from Ashley, Ill., has been named to the CMU Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. To make the list, students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester, among other criteria, according to CMU Provost and Dean of

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SIUE Fall 2016 Dean’s List

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has announced the names of students qualifying for the Dean’s List for fall 2016. To qualify, a student must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and have 12 hours calculated (B is equivalent to 3.0; A to 4.0). Washington County Students on the Dean’s List include: Alexia Castic, DuBois;

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Okawville FFA Chapter Receives Pioneer Grant

After learning of the Pioneer Grant from local pioneer local Pioneer Sales Professional Kristi Droste, the Okawville FFA Chapter took the initiative to fill out the grant for their greenhouse. This $1,000 grant will be used to help buy fertilizer and items needed for the newly built greenhouse. Pioneer also donated $1,000 to the Nashville

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SextingNCHS Superintendent’s Notes – January 25, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org It surprises me how frequently young people get involved with this thing called “sexting”. As a school administrator, I never dreamed this would be such an issue. I can’t comprehend what runs through a person’s mind when they contemplate allowing a nude picture of themselves to be

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District 49 Call Home – January 25, 2017

District 49 Call Home Kindergarten – Second Grade Lego Club is Wednesday, January 25 in the middle school cafeteria, Lego Club is over at 4:00. Students must have written permission to attend. There will be no phone calls home to confirm if a student is going to Lego Club. If your child does not return

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