Mattoon High School will honor several alumni this Friday at the boys basketball game by adding plaques featuring their sports accomplishments on the MHS Wall of Fame. The alumni and their family have been invited to attend the game. Their names will be read. Afterwards, they are encouraged to meet their families near the Wall of Fame for photos near their plaques. Beginning last January, MHS athletic records from 1979 to 2006 were . . . read more
Colorful Christmas bags, brightly wrapped packages and envelopes containing gift cards have filled up the table in Christy Hild’s office at Arland D. Williams Jr. Elementary School. However, Hild, assistant principal, isn’t the recipient of those gifts. They are for her friend Tara Fillman and 13 other teachers from Washington, . . . read more
Mattoon High School art students, under the direction of Janahn Kolden, will host an art show and art sale from 5-6:30 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 13 in the MHS cafeteria. The show is free admission. This show was rescheduled after being postponed because of inclement weather. Riddle Elementary School fifth-graders and Mattoon Middle School . . . read more
The Mattoon High School chapter of the National Honor Society is selling the first edition of their cookbook. The books will include more than . . .
Mattoon Middle School hosted their annual community dinner Nov. 27. It is estimated they served about 250 people. The dinner is free and open . . .
Mattoon Area Preschool announced the winners of their T-shirt sales fundraiser. The first place winners were brothers Marcus Williams and . . .
Riddle Elementary School hosted a food and coin drive for the Mattoon Community Food Center. They collected 1,020 pounds of food and donated . . .
Mattoon High School announced the Rotary Students of the Month for October are Michaela Drake and Ryan Hutchinson. The November Students of . . .
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Mattoon Community School District 2 offers text messaging program as one way to deliver messages to thousands of users in minutes. . . .