Lisa Gadomski, teacher, Mattoon Area Preschool, accepted the Shortal Foundation Grant from Shortal family member Jamie Willis. Willis is a retired art teacher from Mattoon Community Unit School District 2. Gadomski submitted a grant to help fund a performance by musical artist Jim Gill. Mattoon Area Preschool will coordinate the performance during one of their upcoming Family Nights. Gadomski said Gill creates a joyful musical . . .
Student representatives from Mattoon Middle School's Reading Committee recently presented the Read Across Mattoon book to the Mattoon City Council. Those presenting included: TJ Owens, Kaden Junge and Cale Fogarty. To learn more about this year's selection :"The War the Saved My Life," click the following link: http://www.mattoon.k12.il.us/vnews/display.v/…/5661bf1637a37
The 2017 Read Across Mattoon selection is: Watch the trailer for "The War That Saved My Life" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stbW0MjYeEI The Mattoon Middle School Reading Committee is comprised of 50 students who volunteer their time to read books from the annual Rebecca Caudill list. The committee's goal is to promote literacy and the joy of reading . . .