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Enjoy A Nite On The Town At Central High School Saturday

This weekend is a time of celebration and remembrance. It is also a time for musical entertainment. Sandwiched between Central High School’s Friday night Graduation and area Memorial Day services on Sunday and Monday, the CHS Music Department will present its annual Nite-On-The-Town on Saturday. Two shows of this yearly favorite are scheduled, a matinee at 2 p.m. and an evening performance...
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Mary Gray Awarded EIU’s Presidential Scholarship

Senior Mary Gray of Central High School has been selected for Eastern Illinois University’s Presidential Scholarship, which is an award of $11,000 per year for four years.

High school students with an ACT score of 28 or higher and a grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the scholarship.

The Ashkum resident said she chose Eastern because of an incredible experience at Illini...
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Marquez, Fritz Are Winners In Iroquois County Spelling Contest

page-01.pdf-004Nash Middle School students took first and fourth places at the 2014 WGFA 5th-6th Grade Iroquois County Spelling Contest in Watseka May 2. Tony Marquez, fifth grader, took first place and Connor Fritz, sixth grader, took fourth place. Other students who earned the opportunity to participate in the contest included Karlie Wilken, sixth grader, and Christian Ladehoff, fifth grader. Sixth grader...
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Top Five County Spelling Bee Winners

page-05.pdf-003There were twenty 5-6th grade spellers from Iroquois County schools at the 48th annual WGFA Spelling Bee held on May 2. The bee is sponsored by WGFA and the Iroquois County Retired Teachers Association. Spellers from left to right are: first place, Tony Marquez, John L. Nash school; second place, Caleb Mays, Woodland; third place, Rachelle Pierro, Iroquois West Middle school; fourth place...
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High schoolerss Invited To Apply For Scholarship

A Gamma Nu Chapter recruitment grant has been established to help a female student majoring in the field of education. The Gamma Nu Chapter provides funds for this $250 scholarship. Gamma Nu Chapter 85 is part of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an organization dedicated to advance the professional interests and position of women in education.

Any female enrolled or planning to...
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