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Nashville FFA Participates In Public Speaking CDE

Speakers were, FROM LEFT, Cassie Fullerton, Austin Schorfheide, Cole Herrmann, Aden Hill, Callie McClay, and Chloe Pelka. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter  FFA Public Speakers recently won many honors while competing at the Section 21 Public Speaking Contest at Kaskaskia College. The contest has five categories in which speakers can compete: Varsity Prepared,

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NCHS Counselor’s Report – March 15, 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 Advanced Placement Exams: With qualifying AP exam scores, students can earn credit, advanced placement, or both at the majority of colleges and universities in the U.S. Unlike dual credit, where college credit is

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District 49 Call Home – Friday, March 3, 2017

With cold and flu season upon us here is a reminder of our attendance policies from our handbook. Thanks for your cooperation in getting notes from the Doctor’s office anytime your child is seen by a physician. Also attached is a flyer concerning The Flu and You! Any student that misses three or more consecutive

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Nashville FFA Places Second At Section Poultry Judging

    Members that participated were: FRONT ROW, Grace Gutjahr, Sarah Zyk, and Meghan Felts. BACK ROW, Emily Stern, Carli Hoffman, Riley Bergmann, Alex Johannes, and Tabor Kozuszek. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter On February 24, eight Nashville FFA members went to the Section 21 Poultry Judging CDE hosted by the Bluford FFA Chapter. The CDE

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IHSA Team Academic Awards Announced

Once again, the Nashville Hornets athletic teams are not only getting it done on the court or the course, or the field, but also in the classroom. The IHSA announced the teams that qualified for the IHSA Team Academic Award for the fall 2016 sports and activities. Six NCHS teams qualified for the Team Academic

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Not His First Time In Nashville – KMOV “Storm Mode” Show Comes To NCHS

     Chief Meteorologist Steve Templeton quizzes the crowd during the KMOV Storm Mode Tour stop at Nashville Community High School on Thursday, February 23. Templeton’s connection to Nashville comes through his wife, Rebecca  Templeton, formerly Miller, and her family. While speaking with the crowd, he even came across a man with the last name

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FFA Week On Track

    As part of FFA Week 2017, Monday, February 20-Friday, February 24, Thursday was tractor day! NCHS FFA students came to school in 16 tractors, including this Case Quadtrac driven in by Alec Barnett. Awards were given out amongst the tractor driving students, including, Newest Tractor: Brayden Schnitker; Oldest Tractor: Ryan Restoff; and Cleanest Tractor:

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Okawville Schools Negotiate New Internet Service

By Jill Moon     During a discussion of bills at the February Okawville school board meeting Superintendent Scott Fuhrhop told the board the district was coming to the end of its current 5-year contract with Charter Communications that provides internet and phone service. He said the school desperately needs more bandwidth for quicker downloads. Fuhrhop

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NCHS Board Approves Reduction-In-Force

    Faculty, parents and students were present at the Monday, February 27 meeting of the Nashville Community School Board in support of English Teacher Bethany McQuiston, whose position was eliminated. By Alex Haglund At the February meeting of the Nashville Community High School Board, held on the evening of Monday, February 27, the board voted

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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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