West Washington Schools

Okawville School Board Approves Budget For 2017-2018 School Year

By Alex Johannes     The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education met for an amended budget hearing and regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, June 22. Amended Budget Hearing     The board approved the amended budget for the 2017-2018 school year.     The biggest concern was the loss in

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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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Okawville Students Make Donation For Autism Awareness

    The Okawville High School Student Leadership Team, represented by Fiona Winkel and Max Aubel, made a $350 donation to Angel for Autism, represented by Kristen Storey.  The donation is the profit from the April Autism Awareness shirt sale conducted in conjunction with Nashville High School.

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Girls And Boys Basketball All-South Teams Announced

By Brent Huelsmann Four athletes from Nashville High School, and four athletes from Okawville High School were named to the SICA All South teams when they were announced this past week. In Class 2A, two Hornettes, and two Hornets were named to the team. For the Hornettes, both Paige Kasten and Karly Stanowski were named

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Dates Set For Graduation, Registration For West Washington Schools

By Jill Moon     The school board in Okawville held their monthly meeting and invited all of Washington County to join them on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30pm, at the high school to watch a film called The Heroin Project. One of Okawville’s teachers, Christy Sweet, is helping with the presentation.     The board discussed

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Section 22 FFA Public Speaking CDE Held At Marissa High School

By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter     Extemporaneous, Prepared, and Creed speaking were performed on February 15 at Marissa High School for the Section 22 Public Speaking CDE (Career Development Event). There were 40 students and ten schools in attendance. Extemporaneous public speaking consisted of competitors randomly drawing three topics and selecting one to

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What Are Section 22 FFA Officers Looking Forward To At The State Convention?

By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter What do you look forward to for this year’s state convention?     Section 22 FFA has many things to look forward to at this year’s state convention! Section 22 will have members receiving state degrees, heritage and coop awards, and compete in State Final CDE’s (Career Development Events).

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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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