Learning about Monarch butterflies for Riddle Elementary School fourth-graders in April Drake’s class, wasn’t enough. When they had the opportunity to potentially help the colorful creatures, they enthusiastically agreed. Drake and her students are working with Lincoln Heritage Resource and Conservation Development group to help Monarch butterflies. “The butterfly is dependent upon the milkweed plant for its . . . read more
Mattoon High School is recognizing area veterans at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Nov. 10. Veterans are asked to contact the school at 238-7811 with their name, branch of service, years of service, a short biography and the number of guests staying for lunch at 11 a.m. in the MHS north gym. If the veteran is associated with . . . read more
As part of an event that Eastern Illinois University Library is hosting, Mattoon High School and middle school art students were asked to trek back to the 1960s. The show, scheduled Nov. 13 at the Mattoon Depot, will fe ature art of the 1960s. The students used their art skills to create their own take on Pop Art and Op Art. The . . . read more
Mattoon High School selected Katie Ervin and Ty Wickline as the September Rotary Students of the Month. Nominated by MHS government . . .
First-graders visited Douglas-Hart Nature Center Oct. 9. The students learned about animals and their habitats. The boy s and girls made . . .
Although teachers are usually the ones sharing their knowledge with their students, it was their turn for an opportunity to learn new . . .
Mattoon families are encouraged to review the free and reduced lunch guidelines and apply for federal assistance for this program. The . . .