By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Nashville FFA chapter members, Alex Johannes and Madison Schuette attended the annual Agricultural Communications Summit at the Wyndam Hotel on June 12, 2017. This summit is an activity of the Illinois Association FFA and made possible by GROWMARK, Inc. Invited were FFA members from across the state of Illinois, as
New NCHS Principal Mark Begando. By Alex Haglund The Nashville Community High School Board held a special meeting on Monday, August 7, regarding personnel. Specifically, the meeting was to interview and vote on hiring a new principal for NCHS. Following a closed session, the board voted to hire Mark Begando as the new NCHS principal.
Trailer Has Mock Up Of Teen Bedroom, Organization Seeks To Show Parents Warning Signs Of Drug Abuse The “Hidden In Plain Sight” trailer, ABOVE, from HERO (Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization) was parked at NCHS during registration day, August 8, 2017. By Alex Haglund There are bags on the desk – one is (made to look
This year, NCHS has rolled out a new official school Facebook page. The page has been set up so that the school can better communicate with and inform NCHS parents and the Community as a whole. The page can be found by searching “Nashville Community High School District 99” on Facebook, or by going to
Nashville Middle School’s sixth through eighth grade Band students participated at NMS Band Camp Wednesday, July 26, through Friday, July 28. Camp was focused on studying their parade song and marching techniques. The band made great progress at camp and is excited to march in their upcoming parades! Be on the lookout for the NMS
Danielle Kirgan, of Nashville, Illinois, has been named to the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. Kirgan is the child of Carla Kirgan and Dwayne Kirgan, and she is
By Alex Haglund It’s August, and that means that school days are nearly here again – classes are back in session with the first day of attendance on Monday, August 14 at both NCHS, District 99, and Nashville Primary/Middle School, District 49. St. Ann School and Trinity–St. John Lutheran School will have classes start the
Registration Information for NCHS Students 2017 All Nashville Community High School students are asked to register for the 2017-18 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 8 starting at 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. At registration, parents will complete required paperwork, provide proper documentation and pay student fees while some students will receive their class
Kaskaskia Valley ABATE awarded a scholarship of $500 to Andrew “Drew” Barczewski, a 2017 graduate of NCHS, who is headed to the University of Illinois in the fall. Barczewski, along with numerous other students, wrote an essay on patriotism, with his being selected as this year’s winner. Barczewski is pictured with Kaskaskia Valley ABATE President
Students from NCHS recently competed at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. FROM LEFT, Tyler Williamson, Kyler Klingenberg, Taylor Cook, Ethan Small, and Brent Harris.