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Day of Giving to raise funds for scholarship

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  David Janssen, chair of Mattoon High School Alumni Scholarship fund advisory committee, recently announced their goal to raise $50,000 to establish the Angela McQueen Citizenship Award.   Residents of Mattoon and surrounding communities will have an opportunity March 22 to show their gratitude for the unselfish actions of MHS teacher Angela McQueen on September 20, by participating in the 24-hour day of giving. . . .

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Seventh-graders create activities for sixth-graders

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Jeana Craft's seventh grade advisory class has been working on a year-long project in tandem with Our American Voice-- an organization that empowers students to make change within their own communities. Craft's students chose to go into the sixth grade advisory classrooms once a week to do activities with the students. Each week, they prepare activities and games centered around various topics. They will be continuing this project . . .

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Valentine's Day celebrated with dance

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High School aged students at the Neil Armstrong Program had their Valentine dance. The students in the domestic’s domain made chocolate Rice Krispie treats wrapped in foil to look like Hershey kisses with a little saying sticking out the top. The students in the rec-leisure domain made decorations for the tables and the students in the transition class set up the tables and decorated them. Valentine mus ic was played and they danced . . .

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Preschool roundup scheduled at Williams, Riddle

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Click the following thumbnail for more information about the upcoming preschool roundup:

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MHS, RES continue Lunch Buddies program

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The Lunch Buddies program pairs Mattoon High School students with Riddle Elementary School students. The buddies meet for lunch and talk about their week. This is the second year for the program.

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Generation-2-Generation bonds youth with seniors

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  Riddle Elementary School students from Michelle Sharp’s kindergarten class and Rachel Stuart’s fifth grade class visited several residents at Odd Fellow Rebekah Home recently and worked with them on creating an animal from a series of different size Valentine hearts cut from construction paper. Bill Duey, of Fit-2-Serve, the program that facilitates the Generation-2-Generation program where students . . .

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"I Will Always Write Back" is Read Across Mattoon's featured title

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Student representatives from Mattoon Middle School’s Reading Committee presented the Read Across Mattoon selected title to school board members Dec. 12, 2017. This year’s title is “I Will Always Write Back.” The committee’s adviser is Ingrid Minger, pictured far right. From left to right, back row, Gabe Freeman,Lance Chaney, Ava Bowen, Sage Owen, Charleigh Curry. Front row, LT Spears. . . .

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Boys junior varsity, varsity basketball photos

Junior varsity, varsity Green Wave basketball action versus Mt. Zion Feb. 9, 2018. The JV and varsity both posted wins against Mt. Zion. Click . . .

Feb 14, 2018

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RES art displayed at Common Grounds

Riddle Art Teacher, Rob Niemerg, joined the Mattoon Arts Council Feb. 9, 2018 at Common Grounds to celebrate student achievement in art by . . .

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JV, varsity girls basketball game photos 2018

The junior varsity and varsity girls basketball team battled Taylorville Feb. 5, 2018. Here are some highlights from the games:

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District Phone Numbers: MCUSD2: (217) 238-8850 | MHS: (217) 238-7800 | MMS: (217) 238-5800
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