Okawville High School

Okawville Rockets To A Runner-Up Finish In Peoria

       All Photos Special To The Nashville News, Courtesy of Steve Humphrey, Humphrey Photography. Images Copyright Humphrey Photography. Visit humphoto.com to purchase images or for more information. By Brent Huelsmann     For the first time in 30 years, the Okawville Rockets boys basketball team brought home a trophy from the State Tournament. After beating

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Relay For Life “A Taste Of Hope” 2017 Starts March 9

Relay For Life is season is almost here again, and Taste of Hope 2017 benefiting Relay for Life kicks off the week of Thursday, March 9 (Relay for Life is set for June 24 in Okawville, 4-10pm). A Taste of Hope dinners are weekly on Thursday nights (except for Buretta’s, Wednesday, March 22, due to

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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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Okawville High School Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6.  Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics. The Okawville Team finished first in the small school competition. Individual students from Okawville who won awards were: Biology: first place –

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Section 22 Parliamentary Procedure CDE

By Section 22 FFA Reporter, Mallory Unverfehrt     Robert’s Rule of Order were performed at the Section 22 FFA Parliamentary Procedure CDE (Career Development Event) on January 11th at Kaskaskia College in Centralia. Section 22 was represented by Marissa, New Athens, Okawville, Valmeyer, and Waterloo FFA Chapters. This CDE is competed in with teams of

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