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School News Monroe County

Swim by 10 program could be a life saver

There is virtually no limit to the learning offered in the exceptional schools in Monroe County schools. And a pilot program for second graders...

Students learn gripping account of Holocaust

Columbia High School students sat unusually silent and uncharacteristically still for 40 minutes on Friday as they listened to Vera Emmons tell the story...

Rauner commits to education in budget address

One week after President Barack Obama called for bipartisanship during a speech to legislators in Springfield, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner last Wednesday spoke about...

CMS teacher to be spotlighted on PBS

For the past 22 years, Patrice Bain has been teaching at Columbia Middle School. For those 22 years, she’s been teaching social studies --...

Valmeyer’s rich sports history celebrated in style

The past met the present Friday night in the Valmeyer High School gym, as generations of Pirates fans gathered for the inaugural VHS Athletic...

Valmeyer school referendum back on ballot

Valmeyer School District voters will be asked to renew a referendum that provides about $300,000 in working cash annually to the district to allow...

School officials explain proposed sales tax

With the state of Illinois’ financial issues, local school districts have not only been forced to cut back, but have also had to find...

Monroe County tax info sheet

    Text of "General Information...Shop Monroe County: "• Guaranteed Income: The shared tax provides a reliable source of income dedicated for school facility maintenance and upgrades....
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