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Stockton Ag Department Update

We were excited to welcome back our students for in-person learning this past week in the Stockton Agriculture Department! The food science class has been busy the last few days putting to use the skills they have learned about the proper cleaning...

 

St. John's Free Little Library

St. John's Lutheran Church in Pearl City now has a Free Little Library on the Southwest corner of the church. Books for all ages are included. Take a book and/or leave a book. The Little Library is always open. Thank you to the Christian Education...

 

Warren The First To Fall

It took a grand total of one day – one – and already the Warren School District had to send out an emergency notice to everyone that school would NOT begin as originally planned. Instead, they...

 

Is School Going To Work?

This week, students throughout the region will be returning to school in spite of the Covid pandemic. While there are many who doubt the wisdom of this move, and others who doubt the seriousness of...

 

Highland Reaches Agreement With Faculty Negotiations

Following a joint effort to reach an agreement, negotiations between Highland Community College and the faculty have come to terms on a new contract. The new contract balances the needs of the student...

 

Wingert Keeps On Winning

The Stephenson SWCD congratulates Jazmin Wingert as the recipient of the 2020-2021 scholarship in the amount of $500. Jazmin is enrolled as a student at the University of Wisconsin Platteville where s...

 

To 'Opt Out' Or Not

Throughout the region, area school districts have gotten their return to school plans approved, and while they might vary from district to district, they all have one thing in common – the ability...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Education    July 22, 2020

Back To School Challenge

The date is set for students to return to school in Illinois, and every school within our coverage area will be back in session by August 19th, but exactly what form of teaching that will include...

 

Highland Safety Precautions For Fall

Highland Community College welcomes back employees, students, and visitors to campus as it prepares for the fall 2020 semester. On July 7, the College announced its Phase 4 Campus Safety Precautions asking everyone to social distance, wear a mask,...

 

Furlong, Ziarko Awarded Scholarships

Jo Daviess County Pheasants Forever is happy to announce two $500 scholarships for high school seniors. Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants and other wildlife through...

 

Highland Spring 2020 Dean's List

Highland Community College proudly announces the dean’s list for the Spring 2020 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester and have a minimum 3.25 grade point average (GPA), based on a 4.0 scale, are included...

 

State Releases Guidelines For Reopening Of Schools

Illinois released new guidelines for schools, colleges and universities to return to in-person learning in the fall, but leaders warned those plans could change if health metrics related to the...

 

4-H Tech Wizards STEM Activity Kits

YMCA Freeport Camp Discovery participants were provided STEM Activity Kits, through University of Illinois Extension, 4-H Tech Wizards Program, generously funded by Community Foundation of Northern...

 

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