The Charleston school board approved of the creation of the new extracurricular during its meeting Wednesday night.
MATTOON — Williams Elementary School first-graders grated carrots into healthy snacks and learned about the seeds that yield various fruits and vegetables during a recent field trip to Fit-2-Serve.
The 10-day enrollment numbers show a 5.6 percent dip from last year.
Eastern Illinois University’s 10-day enrollment report shows an 18-student, or .2 percent, decrease from last year.
Tech Astra (meaning, “star”) is a one-day, virtual summit to engage 4th-8th grade girls across the country in science, technology, engineering and math.
The teacher shortage is being felt on a national, state, and local level.
Tours of facilities and labs will allow those interested to see state-of-the-art technology and equipment available to students in these programs.
The Lake Land College Board of Trustees meeting is set for 6 p.m. Monday in the Board and Administration Center.
The Mattoon school board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the unit office, 1701 Charleston Ave.
Current Neoga Superintendent Bill Fritcher is scheduled to retire at the end of the current 2021-2022 school year after 33 years in education
During a meeting of the Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees, university President David Glassman said he concurred with the unanimous vote of the Naming Committee that a name change was in order.
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The Rural Library Fellowship is an initiative designed to improve third grade reading outcomes in rural communities.
This scholarship is made possible by the generous gift of farm ground from Elizabeth (Burgess) Osborne and her parents, Willian and Agnes Burgess.
Each year the Exchange Club of Mattoon honors Mattoon High School seniors with several special awards and some with scholarships for college.
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The notice reported that Cumberland school buildings will be closed for five full days and all classes will be canceled for Friday and Tuesday.
Registration is open for a Better Cellphone Photography Class and a walking tour of historic Charleston.