Bowling Green Elementary hosted a special event last week as students provided reports on history. The “Living Museum of the American Revolution” was held on Thursday, March 16. Above, Seth Reid and Olivia Dawson share a smile while in character with their presentation on the Declaration of Independance.
A fund raising event for the Modern Maturity Senior Center in Vandalia on Monday, March 20. The event is to raise money for roof repairs. A luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. The public is welcome to eat lunch for $7. Take out orders will be […]
It is a very exciting day at Silex R-1. The State Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven and State Supervisor, Jay Reese paid a visit. Dr. Vandeven read “Pete the Cat and the Magic Sunglasses” to the kindergarten to celebrate Missouri’s Read-In Day.
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Silex school recently accepted a donation of a Great Horned Owl from Stroker sisters Janet Stroker Dameron Finnerty, Virginia SuzAnne Stroker Paz, and Grace ElizaBeth Stroker McLean. The owl was originally purchased in the 1980s from the Franklin Mint by their aunt Evelyn Johnston. Many will remember Mrs. Finnerty as Mrs. Dameron. Mrs. Finnerty graduated […]
Melanie Hiles knew her elementary classroom could benefit from adding technology when she came upon an opportunity where Google would match tax-deductible online donations to purchase Chromebooks. “In an ever-increasing time of technology, it’s hard to believe that computers and internet are not something that every student has access to in their lives,” Hiles noted. […]
Two plaques were unveiled at the Louisiana City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 13. The plaques recognize fallen officers, Chief of Police Rich Hughes and Officer Lowell Pew. Hughes was 43 when he passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Pew was just 25 when he was shot and killed in the line of duty […]
FBLA Members Build Prosthetic Hands To Present At State Before Donating To Disabled Kids Offering a helping hand has new meaning for students in the 3D modeling and animation class at Pike-Lincoln Technical Center who are working to construct a pair of prosthetic hands that can be utilized by children in need. Lori Collins teaches […]