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Franklin to host December Family Night

Franklin Preschool is hosting a Family Night from 6- 7 p.m. Dec. 19. Click the thumbnail for more information:  

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Williams Elementary School Reading Oasis welcomes all ages to share books

It’s not a mirage! It’s a Reading Oasis at Arland D. Williams Jr. Elementary School. The Oasis was created thanks to a grant from the Mattoon Foundation for Academic Excellence.  Teachers Debra Livingston and Jamie Clark applied for the grant for the (the Free Little Library: Reading Oasis) a book box which is posted in front of the school near the kindergarten playground.  The community . . .

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Read Across Mattoon book announced at meeting

 Four student representatives from Mattoon Middle School’s Reading Committee presented this year’s Read Across Mattoon selection at the school board meeting Dec. 10, 2019.  Ayden Buckler, Vaughn Prince, Kaeden Frederick and Alaina Nolte  announced “Insignificant events in the Life of a Cactus” by Dusti Bowling was chosen as this year’s title.  The group is under the . . .

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MHS FFA publishes Dec. 2019 newsletter

Mattoon High School FFA published its December 2019 newsletter.  Click the link to view the entire newsletter in PDF: FFA Newsletter 12-2019

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Birth-3 Program welcomes referrals

Did you know that you can make a referral to the Birth-3 Program at Franklin Preschool? All you have to do is contact the school at 217-238-8800 with the information necessary to enroll a new family! This information being... [child's name and birthday, parents' name, address of household, phone number for the family to be reached]. But there is more!! If this family enrolls into our program through your referral, the family that . . .

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MMS STEAM students work on prototype "grippers"

Joy Spencer of Sarah Bush Physical Therapy visited the eighth grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) class and presented on how prosthetic limbs are utilized and function in the world of physical therapy. Students shared their knowledge of the 5 Fundamental Loads with Spencer, as well as showing off their prototypes for the Lending a Hand project. Spencer created a fun, interesting and engaging . . .

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MHS JROTC shares December 2019 newsletter

Click the link to view the Mattoon High School JROTC's December 2019 newsletter: MHS JROTC December 2019 Newsletter

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Birth to 3 Program's December 2019 Newsletter

Click the link to view the Birth-3 Program's December 2019 newsletter: Birth-3 Program December 2019 Newsletter

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December edition of RES Reporter published

Click the link to view the December 2019 edition of the Riddle Reporter: RES Reporter December 2019

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Holiday event lineup includes music, drama, art

Riddle Elementary School fifth grade program "Holiday Harmony" begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at Riddle. The students are under the direction of Jenny Fagaly. Arland D. Williams Jr. Elementary school third-graders will present “December” beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at Williams. The students are under the direction of Taylor Strom. Mattoon High School Green Wave Singers and Mattoon High School concert choir perform . . .

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