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NMS To IGSMA State Solo And Ensemble Contest

Saturday, May 5, eight Nashville Middle School band students were selected to compete at Illinois Grade School Music Association District 4 State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Carbondale. These students competed at District competition back in March this year and scored high enough on their solos to qualify for State contest. To qualify for State,

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Stone Soup Shakespeare To Present “Taming Of The Shrew” As 2018 Play

Julia Stemper of Stone Soup Shakespeare, CENTER, leads NCHS English students through a workshop on Wednesday, May 2. Stone Soup Shakespeare will be in Nashville again on Thursday, May 10, when they will present “The Taming of the Shrew” in a Washington County Arts Council-sponsored performance at Memorial Park at 6 p.m. Shakespeare’s comedy The

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District 49 Bids Farewell To Retiring Faculty And Staff

Some of those retiring from District 49 at the end of this school year include, FROM LEFT, DeeAnn Redfeairn, Marilyn Braun and Diane Fann. NOT PICTURED, Chiree Nadolski. By Michael Brink Nashville #49 Superintendent mbrink@nashville49.org Nashville Community Consolidated School District #49 would like to congratulate several staff members who will be retiring at the end

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“Melting Rhino” By Harrison Briles

NCHS Student Gallery – May 9, 2018 This week’s piece for the NCHS Student Gallery is “Melting Rhino”, by sophomore Art II Student Harrison Briles. The piece featured a sculptured bust in the form of a rhino, made using a papier-mâché technique (paper and paste) to construct the armature of the rhinoceros. “My experience began

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NCHS Prom 2018: A Night To Shine….

Nashville High School Junior-Senior Prom will be held this Saturday, May 5, at the Nashville American Legion. This year’s theme “A Night to Shine” will feature black, white & red decorations with added crystals & sparkle. The public is invited to view the decorations on Saturday from 6-7 pm only.

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Nashville Community High School April Board Meeting Notes

By Alex Haglund At the April meeting of the NCHS board, held on the evening of Monday, April 16, Interim Superintendent Thomas Hawkins was wearing multiple hats, as both District Bookkeeper Stephanie Bauza and Principal Mark Begando were absent that night. In the district’s financial accounts, Hawkins stated that despite the education fund going down

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Okawville School Board Fields Questions About Grading Scale

By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, April 26. A large portion of the meeting concerned the current grading at the high school brought forth by a Okawville High School parent. Jim Teter approached the board about the

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What Benefit Does A Community College Have For The Community?

April 30 will officially close out National Community College Month. We at Kaskaskia College have been bustling with activity as we have celebrated this wonderful month with several open houses at our five education centers located throughout the Kaskaskia College district, culminated with our final open house held on main campus this past Monday. As

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