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The Blue Ridge Township Library in Mansfield has gone online with the Illinois Heartland Library System, giving patrons access to over 10 million items that span the system’s 525 libraries throughout the state.
DeLand-Weldon students received a cool reception when they returned to school Aug. 20 – but in a good way.
The Monticello Area Education Foundation and Allerton Park and Retreat Center have announced “Viva Las Sages,” a fundraiser event to support Monticello’s students and schools.
The Monticello Elementary Schools Parent Teacher Organization is busy planning the fifth annual Sages Strut, a wellness work that all elementary school students will participate in on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Monticello High School track. It is the primary fundraiser for the PTO, which raised about $28,000 with last year’s Strut.
Now that two school-related referendum questions have been placed on the Nov. 4 ballot, Monticello School Board members must toe a fine line between giving their personal opinions on the ballot issues and officially endorsing them as school board members.
School began for most Piatt County students on Aug. 20, 2014. From technology and kindergarten 'boot camps' to tours of their new schools, students and teachers settled into their class schedules.
While the deadline to enroll in Parkland College full-semester classes has passed, it is not too late for those who missed registering on time to enroll in a fall course.
Students can still sign up for Parkland’s 13-week classes, which begin Sept. 8, and mid-semester classes, which begin Oct. 13.
Bement High School will continue to weight a handful of advanced courses despite a different grading scale that starts with this school year.
ew bleachers for the visitors side of the football field should be installed by the time the Broncos take the field in Cerro Gordo for their first home game on Sept. 12. That was the word from school Superintendent Brett Robinson, who updated school board members at a special meeting Aug. 13.
It was definitely a great day to be a Sage for Monticello school administrator Vic Zimmerman last Wednesday (Aug. 13), as he was named Superintendent of the Year by the Abe Lincoln Region of the Illinois Principals Association.