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Birth-3 Program welcomes referrals

Did you know that you can make a referral to the Birth-3 Program at Franklin Preschool? All you have to do is contact the school at 217-238-8800 with the information necessary to enroll a new family! This information being... [child's name and birthday, parents' name, address of household, phone number for the family to be reached]. But there is more!! If this family enrolls into our program through your referral, the family that . . .

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MMS STEAM students work on prototype "grippers"

Joy Spencer of Sarah Bush Physical Therapy visited the eighth grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) class and presented on how prosthetic limbs are utilized and function in the world of physical therapy. Students shared their knowledge of the 5 Fundamental Loads with Spencer, as well as showing off their prototypes for the Lending a Hand project. Spencer created a fun, interesting and engaging . . .

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MHS JROTC shares December 2019 newsletter

Click the link to view the Mattoon High School JROTC's December 2019 newsletter: MHS JROTC December 2019 Newsletter

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Birth to 3 Program's December 2019 Newsletter

Click the link to view the Birth-3 Program's December 2019 newsletter: Birth-3 Program December 2019 Newsletter

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December edition of RES Reporter published

Click the link to view the December 2019 edition of the Riddle Reporter: RES Reporter December 2019

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Holiday event lineup includes music, drama, art

Riddle Elementary School fifth grade program "Holiday Harmony" begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at Riddle. The students are under the direction of Jenny Fagaly. Arland D. Williams Jr. Elementary school third-graders will present “December” beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at Williams. The students are under the direction of Taylor Strom. Mattoon High School Green Wave Singers and Mattoon High School concert choir perform . . .

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Builders Club, Kiwanis share the holiday spirit

Mattoon Middle School Builders Club members donated items for shoe boxes to be sent to Appalachia. Builders Club officers shopped for items with a generous donation from the Kiwanis Club which sponsors our group.  “We organized the items according to type and then packed shoe boxes with items most of us take for granted along with several fun items and toys for the age and gender that was selected for that box,” said . . .

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Fifth-grade leaders create activity for first-graders

Fifth-graders in Kelsey Elliot’s class showed their leadership by reading to first grade classrooms. They read books by Aaron Reynolds and Dan Santat and taught an SEL mini-lesson to accompany the book. “They had so much fun planning and presenting their lessons to younger students,” said Elliot.  “They created their own lessons based on the message in their book as well as wrote a lesson plan to follow . . .

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