School Board

Okawville School Board Sets Goals For Upcoming School Year

By Alex Johannes     The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Wednesday, May 25. The board approved a variety of ways to improve their school district beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. The trickle down effects of the Illinois State Budget

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Stephen Kozuszek Gets Hornets Football Head Coaching Gig

Stephen Kozuszek, Hornets Football Offensive Coordinator under former head coach Tim Kuhn, has been tapped to lead the gridiron squad beginning next season. By Brent Huelsmann     Just a few weeks removed from Tim Kuhn resigning as coach of the Nashville Hornets football team, Nashville has a new coach. The Hornets stayed in-house with the

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Harre To Coach Boys Basketball

Wayne Harre, longtime Hornets Girls Basketball Coach and former Hornets athletic director, has been tapped to lead the NCHS Boys Basketball team. By Brent Huelsmann     A few weeks after a loss in the Sectional Final to Alton Marquette, the Nashville Hornets basketball program was looking for a new coach. Brad Weathers, retired from coaching

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Manic May Monday For NCHS Board

Members of the NCHS Hornets Varsity Football Team came to the NCHS Board meeting held on Monday, May 22, in order to offer a statement of support for coach Stephen Kozuszek, who had not yet been hired at that point as the head football coach. Kozuszek’s hiring was announced by the board at a special

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Million Dollar Students – NCHS Seniors Bring Home Big Scholarship Money

Nashville Community High School reported that its seniors were awarded approximately $996,000 in academic scholarships to the various colleges they are headed to in the fall. By Alex Haglund     If education is an investment, that investment is showing returns for a group of 26 seniors at Nashville Community High School. Those seniors have, collectively,

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Alicia Heggemeier Named Hornets Athletic Director

    Alicia Heggemeier. By Alex Haglund and Brent Huelsmann     The Nashville Community High School Board held their reorganizational meeting on the evening of Monday, May 1, and in addition to the regular business of an initial meeting of a new board the board also went into closed session for personnel issues, and upon returning

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NCHS Board Hears Proposals For Field From Kuhn, Gajewski

The Nashville Community High School Board heard two proposals for reconditioning the NCHS football field at their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, March 20. While the proposals did differ significantly, both plans acknowledged the current poor condition of the field. Work to aerate, reseed and recondition the field will begin, hopefully in time to

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