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Altamont High School Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Altamont High School announced its first quarter honor roll.



First day as full-time teacher | Local News  Effingham Daily News

ALTAMONT – Thursday was the first day of school for most students across Effingham County. For some, like Logan Hill, it was the first day in front of a class as a ...



Bueker Hired as Altamont High School AD/Asst Principal  Effingham's News Leader

Peggy Bueker has been hired as Altamont Community High School Athletic Director and Assistant Principal. The Altamont Board took the action Monday night.



Altamont school officials and police say rumors of violence unfounded  Effingham Daily News

Social media rumors are being blamed for fears of violence at Altamont High School, but school officials and police say there is no danger.



The draw of trapshooting | Local News  Effingham Daily News

"Pull!" shouts a teenage voice echoing through the surrounding woods during a recent practice by Altamont High School clay target team.



High school AD killed after being hit by train  Belleville News-Democrat

Altamont IL man killed by Amtrak train in Effingham IL high school athletic director vice principal fatal dead crash southern Illinois St Louis MO news.



Altamont continues tradition of planting trees on Arbor Day  Effingham Daily News

The Union Cemetery in Altamont has three new trees, planted as part of the annual program that has earned the city the honor of a "Tree City USA" 33 times.



UPDATE: Altamont athletic director killed by train | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Todd Arnold, 53, of Altamont, was killed about 12:10 a.m. Sunday at the railroad crossing on West Jefferson Avenue in Effingham, according to Effingham ...



Altamont Schools District sets registration dates | Community  Effingham Daily News

Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, and Thursday, July 27, in the Altamont Grade School Cafeteria. Both Altamont Grade School ...



Effingham opts for new grading scale | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Effingham Unit 40 recently approved a new grading scale that starts with the next school year after concerns were raised about the current scale putting students ...



Altamont Beats EHS, St. A Drops Soccer Match  Effingham's News Leader

EHS and Altamont during action Tuesday. ALTAMONT -- Altamont High School opened the soccer season by edging Effingham, 2-1 Tuesday. Jason Burns ...



2018 Memorial Day Services | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Saturday, May 26. WATSON. 8:30 a.m. — Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Watson Cemetery in conjunction with the 34th Annual Watson ...



T-town, Altamont, WSS, North Clay Nab Regional Titles  Effingham's News Leader

Teutopolis claimed its first-ever regional championship. MARSHALL -- Teutopolis High School claimed its first-ever volleyball regional championship by beating ...



Sidener, Kenton DeWayne  Herald & Review

MACON -- Kenton DeWayne Sidener, 63, residing at the Eastern Star Home in Macon, IL passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.



Two AGS Students Injured in Four-Wheeler Crash  Effingham's News Leader

While the Altamont School District deals with the death of one of their administrators, there is also concern about the condition of two Altamont Grade School ...



Area school ag, FFA programs growing | 2018 Farm Fair  Effingham Daily News

Area high school ag and FFA programs are growing, with districts reaching beyond high school to attract new members. Eighth-graders are now being ...



Armstrong at the top: Indians' senior now career scoring leader at Altamont High School  Effingham Daily News

ALTAMONT — Altamont's Ryan Armstrong had an outside shot at setting the school's career scoring record Friday night against Dieterich, needing 28 points.



A New Tradition: Altamont girls host first-ever homecoming game  Effingham Daily News

Monday's Altamont homecoming basketball game was much like those of the past.



Altamont Claims NTC Girls Tourney Crown  Effingham's News Leader

Members of the National Trail Conference championship Altamont team are, front row, left to right, Brooke Runge, Taylor Mette, Ashley Goeckner, Mary Guse ...



Altamont native gets 9 years for fraud | Local News  Effingham Daily News

A man gave Altamont native Nick Wurl his entire life savings to invest, writing "my life" on the memo line, according to court documents.



Altamont teen dies after Sunday crash | Local News  Effingham Daily News

MOCCASIN TOWNSHIP -- A recent Altamont High School graduate involved in a vehicle crash over the weekend has died, officials said Tuesday.



St. Elmo celebrates Labor Day | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

A junior mayor contest, parade, citywide garage sale and water fights are just a few of the activities slated for this year's annual St. Elmo Labor Day weekend ...



Altamont band chosen for 2017 Memorial Day parade in D.C.  Effingham Daily News

ALTAMONT — Out of all the high school marching bands in Illinois, the one selected to represent the state in the 2017 National Memorial Day Parade hails from ...



A look at high schools of the past  Effingham Daily News

I'll never forget graduating from eighth grade at Central in 1969 and knowing that my next four years would be spent in that big building called Effingham High ...



Beecher City places first in Envirothon competition | Community  Effingham Daily News

Altamont and Beecher City High schools participated in a five-county Envirothon competition on April 12 at the Ballard Nature Center near Altamont. Beecher ...



Altamont, BSE, WSS Claim Girls Victories  Effingham's News Leader

Neoga and Altamont players honored the memory of Altamont High School Athletic Director Todd Arnold with a moment of silence before their game Monday ...



Local high schools compete in robotics competition | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Last month, St. Anthony and Teutopolis high schools sent robotics teams to St. Peters, Missouri, to compete in the second annual BotsSTL competition and both ...



Jacob Crow earns title of 'Mr. Indian' 2017 | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Spotlights, dancing and music filled the stage at Altamont Community High School gymnasium on Saturday evening as seven high school male contestants ...



Area students compete in robot battle | Community  Effingham Daily News

Area high schools recently had the opportunity to compete in a robot battle. Two teams from Teutopolis High School and one from Altamont High School ...



Tribune analysis: College prep courses not preparing kids for college  Chicago Tribune

A full plate of general classes — the most common courses statewide across Illinois public high schools — is supposed to prepare students for life after ...



Instructors get lesson in small engine repair | News  Agri News

INA, Ill. — Is spending two days learning about how small engines operate worth six engines in the classroom?



CEO products make big debut | Local News  Effingham Daily News

When Avery Elder was figuring out what her product would be for her Effingham County Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities class, her mentor Teresa McCloy ...



Area Memorial Day events set | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Saturday, May 20. FUNKHOUSER. Howard and Laura Janis have scheduled a work day at Arborcrest Memorial Park on U.S. Route 40 west of Funkhouser.



Altamont students plan garden to supplement lunch program  Effingham Daily News

ALTAMONT — With federal school lunch regulations limiting students to 500 calories per day during the noon hour, Altamont high school and junior high ...



NTC Award Winners Honored at Banquet  Effingham's News Leader

The National Trail Conference award winners in baseball, basketball and boys track were honored with a banquet Monday evening at Altamont High School.



Saturday Night Highlight Zone: 1-27 | Sports  WAND

It was a wild and crazy night all across the WAND viewing area! Join Gordon Voit and a host of contributors as they take you on a journey from Peoria.



Area schools with IHSA state trophies | HR Preps | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

Click on the icon to the left of "HR Preps: Area state trophies" to bring out a list of all the trophies or zoom in on each city in the.



Federal program leaving students hungry | Local News  Effingham Daily News

After nearly four years of Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act bringing stricter nutrition guidelines to school breakfasts and lunches, Altamont Superintendent Jeff ...



VIDEO & ARCHIVES: 80th Annual NTC Tournament  Effingham's News Leader

All 14 games of the NTC Tournament were live-streamed via our You Tube Channel. Eighty years, how time flies by. The National Trail Conference Boys ...



Miss Effingham County Fair candidates | Farm Fair 2017  Effingham Daily News

Kacie Phillips. Kacie Phillips, 20, is the daughter of Lois Phillips and the late Mark Phillips. She is a graduate of Altamont High School and is a student at ...



Awards presented to students in Cultivating Creativity exhibit  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — The students represented in the 2012-13 Cultivating Creativity: Consolidated Communications Children's Art Exhibition were recognized for ...



Chicago-area high schools lead the state in ACT performance  Chicago Tribune

New data show that graduates at more than half of Illinois high schools with ACT scores failed to score above 21, the national average. That score is one method ...



Media Day for CEO Class of 2018 | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Members of the CEO Class of 2018 hosted a Media Day on Thursday in the HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital auditorium to promote and answer questions ...



Altamont Claims Vandalia Holiday Tournament Crown  Effingham's News Leader

The Altamont High School team is all smiles after winning the Vandalia Holiday Tournament. Scott Beal photo. VANDALIA -- It was a flurry of action from start to ...



St. A Nabs Second Straight NTC Tourney Championship  Effingham's News Leader

The St. Anthony Bulldogs captured the National Trail Conference Boys Basketball Tournament for the second straight season Saturday defeating the Dieterich ...



LLC hosts WYSE regional competition | Community  Effingham Daily News

Lake Land College recently held the regional Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge and 26 schools came together to ...



LATEST on Friday's Activities at the Effingham County Fair, Concert Has Been Moved to Altamont High School Including ALL Ticket Sales  Effingham's News Leader

Friday's horse races at the Effingham County Fair were delayed more than an hour due to the muddy conditions in front of the grandstand, as a grader worked to ...



Helen J. Schultz  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

STRASBURG -- Helen Joann Schultz, 83, of Strasburg, IL, passed away at 12:08 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Heartland Christian Village, Neoga, IL.



Shelby County students among Good Citizen winners | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Ann Crooker St. Clair Chapter of the National Society Daughter of the American Revolution honored eight seniors from high schools and their families at a ...



Altamont, Dieterich Wednesday Winners at NTC Tourney  Effingham's News Leader

Altamont High School's Ryan Armstrong goes to the line during the NTC contest against Stewardson-Strasburg. A rematch is set between the Altamont Indians ...



Altamont Wins Roxana Volleyball Tournament  Effingham's News Leader

Altamont won the Roxana Tournament Saturday. Members of the team are, front row, left to right, T. Johnson, M. Wendling, C. Smith, M. Hougham and M.



Feldkamp Announces Candidacy for Sheriff  Effingham's News Leader

Corporal Darren Feldkamp, with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Effingham County Sheriff in ...



Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibition opening at Regions Bank  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CASEY -- The Tarble Arts Center is pleased to announce that Cultivating Creativity 2016-2017: Consolidated Communications Children's Art Exhibition ...



Ohnesorge Twins Headed To Lincoln Land College  Effingham's News Leader

Front, left to right, Heidi Bock, Madison Ohnesorge, Lauren Ohnesorge and Rich Ohnesorge. Back row, left to right, Pat Boone Shelbyville Lady Lakers Coach, ...



Chamber Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced  Effingham's News Leader

(THE 2015 CHAMBER FOUNDATION COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ARE FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: SHELBY FLACH, KAITLIN CORDES ...



New Springfield community relations director Juan Huerta has roots in Panama, future in city  The State Journal-Register

As Springfield's new community relations director, Juan Huerta's job description is fairly simple, but how he sees his role — improving the quality of life of every ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



Mother, Son Claim Emotional Wins at Effingham Co. Fair  Effingham's News Leader

Pam Coleman with family and friends celebrates her victory in Amateur Driving championship behind Josting Jack. ALTAMONT -- Kyle Husted came down to ...



Nuxoll's continues locally produced food tradition | 2016 Farm Fair  Effingham Daily News

Nuxoll Food Center has always focused on providing local meat and produce – even before it became fashionable to consume locally produced food.



Katie Lange Earns NJCAA Pitcher of Week Honor  Effingham's News Leader

Altamont High School graduate, Katie Lange, was named the NJCAA Division II Pitcher of the Week. Lange competes for Lincoln Land College where she is a ...



Vitals for the week of 9/14 | Vitals  Kokomo Perspective

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. August 31. Erica L. Barnes ...



Five generations of Wolffs keep hold of family farm  Effingham Daily News

In 1976, Frank Wolff retired from farming. That ushered in the third generation to take over the family farm — sons Allen and Gary. Allen, along with wife Lois and ...



Lake Land College honors dual credit and adjunct instructors  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — Lake Land College recently recognized the *service* of its dual credit and adjunct instructors at the 2013 Adjunct and Dual Credit Recognition ...



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