Mattoon High School Drama Club is presenting "Almost Maine" written by actor and playwright John Cariani. It is a romantic comedy featuring a series of vignettes. This is the first time MHS has presented this play. Rebecca Nevius, drama club sponsor, said the students are looking forward to the audience's reaction to this contemporary play. Shows are scheduled Thursday and Friday both beginning at 7 p,m. in the gymnasium. . . .
Child Care Occupations students teamed up with kindergarten and fourth grade classes from Williams to learn about diversity in the human race at five senior centers in Mattoon as part of the September Sessions of Project Lifespan. "We will all get together next month again to learn about community," said Erin Clifford, teacher, FCS Department and adviser, FCS Club.
The following brochure contains information about the County School Facility Tax that will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. Click on the first image of the brochure shown below. A slideshow will begin. You can control the speed of the slideshow by clicking on the stop and play icon that will appear in the left hand corner of each slide. You can also move through the slides by using the arrow keys on the side of each slide. . . .
Mattoon High School wins the Coles County Clash 27-0. For more photos, log onto https://www.facebook.com/mattooncommunityunitschooldistrict2
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Michelle Skinlo, president, Mattoon school board, was recognized Sept. 13, 2016 for serving 25 years on the school board. Also pictured, Larry Lilly, school superintendent, Mattoon Community Unit School District 2.
Brian Hinton of the Mattoon Foundation for Academic Excellence announced the 2016-2017 teacher grant awards. The recipients were announced at the Sept. 13, 2016 school board meeting. Award winners include: Hawthorne-Armstrong/Pre-K, $1,500, for gross motors skill play equipment MMS, $1,845, for media arts equipment and partial science department grant MHS, $1,500, ag class/FFA community project consisting of a plan to . . .
Shortal Grant Application Retired Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 Art Teacher Jamie Willis and her family are once again offering a grant to Mattoon teachers who integrate art within the classroom curriculum. This charitable foundation grant is funded and established by the six children of Jeanne and James Shortal (of Jerseyville, IL). Jamie (Shortal) Willis, Michael Shortal, John Shortal, Mary Shortal, . . .