Riddle Elementary School hosted about 85 families during Family Game Night Feb. 26. The event was Title I funded.Chris Bough, assistant principal, Riddle Elementary School, and April Drake, teacher and administrative practicum intern, selected the games. "We tried to find games that emphasized reading, math and problem solving skills," said Bough. "And they had to be fun." She added it is difficult to find a . . . read more
Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 and the Department of Early Childhood of Eastern Illinois Area of Special Education offer parents the opportunity to discover how their child is growing in the areas of speech, language, concepts, and motor skills at Preschool Round-Up 2015 March 23-26 at the Cross County Mall. For an appointment, . . . read more
The Mattoon High School physical education department is hosting a Hip Hop Dance for Beginners Workshop for students and staff who want to learn some moves and exercise. The workshop is scheduled from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. April 23 at MHS. Those wanting to attend need to sign up with a physical education teacher or at the MHS main office by . . . read more
The Mattoon High School JROTC will host its 10th annual Senior Citizens Ball from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. March 8 at MHS. The theme is "Secret . . .
Fat, pathetic, crippled, loser, awkward are not usually words one thinks of to describe dancers. However, these are just a few of the . . .
Sydney Edwards and Gunner Davis have been selected as the January Rotary Students of the Month. Nominated by Amanda Bright, MHS . . .
Mattoon families are encouraged to review the free and reduced lunch guidelines and apply for federal assistance for this program. The . . .