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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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Schorfheide And McClay Attend Washington Leadership Conference

Nashville FFA chapter members Austin Schorfheide and Callie McClay in Washington, D.C. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Nashville FFA chapter members Austin Schorfheide and Callie McClay, attended the annual Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. on June 25-July 2. FFA members from all across Illinois met in Springfield and Urbana to embark on their trip

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Fundraiser, Field Trip Starting Out Year At Happy Days

Happy Days Teachers and a few board members who worked at our fundraiser at Bonnie Café FROM LEFT, Becky Hallock, Kelly Gollaher, Amanda Heck, Ally Brammeier, Mary Schaeffer, Terry Campbell, Rhonda Bunnage. ​Happy Days Preschool (located at Grace United Methodist Church) students and staff have been busy starting a new school year. We have had

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Volleyball ~ NCHS Superintendent’s Notes – August 30, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org We are in the heart of volleyball season at NCHS. I commend our young ladies for their efforts on the court. I have to admit that I don’t know a great deal about the sport. I’ve coached baseball and basketball but volleyball is a different feather all

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