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Clinton High School juniors,seniors get a ‘reality check’

Clinton High School juniors,seniors get a ‘reality check’

CLINTON – Clinton High School junior and senior students took part in a Reality Check sponsored by the career, and technical education departments in Clinton High School. The event, spearheaded by business education teachers Mrs. Laura Benisch and Mrs. Elisa Shoemaker, is a life experience simulation. Students were able to […]

 
 

Artful Evening and wine tasting scheduled for May 19

BRODHEAD — The Brodhead Jaycees are hosting an Artful Evening and Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 19 at FIBS North at 6:30 pm.   Guests will paint a masterpiece on canvas and enjoy a wine tasting by Hawks Mill Winery.  Pick up this week’s print edition for full story…..

 
 

School board seeks finance committee volunteer

BRODHEAD — The Brodhead School Board is seeking a community volunteer to serve on its finance committee.  The finance committee is a standing committee of the board. It provides guidance and oversight to budgeting procedures. Committee membership currently includes three board members, the Superintendent of schools, the District Comptroller and […]

 
 

Pearl Island Gala Committee thanked

Pearl Island Gala Committee thanked

By Michele Benesh Correspondent BRODHEAD — Members of the committee that planned, decorated, and cleaned up after the third annual Pearl Island “Hoedown” Gala held in April were thanked for their hard work. They were treated to a dinner at Billy’s Sand Trap on Thursday, April 28. The dinner was […]

 
 

Sixth-grade band holds end-of-the-year recital

Sixth-grade band holds end-of-the-year recital

  BRODHEAD — On Monday, April 25th the Brodhead Middle School hosted a Sixth-Grade Band Recital.  Members of the band performed various selections of their choice throughout the evening.  Pick up this week’s print edition for full story…….

 
 

Vacation Bible School to begin soon

BRODHDEAD – The Brodhead United Methodist Church invites children to Cave Quest Vacation Bible School: Following Jesus, the Light of the World. A summer kids’ VBS called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Brodhead UMC from Monday, June 20th to the 24th. At Cave Quest, kids explore what it […]

 
 

High school band Facetimes with composer Randall Standridge

High school band Facetimes with composer Randall Standridge

By Melody Pope Correspondent BRODHEAD — The high school’s band room was graced with a bit of star power on Thursday, as students and band director, Jason Riesterer, Facetimed with established composer Randall Standridge. Facetime is a popular video-chatting app. “I tell the students I have a man crush on […]

 
 

Career Day engages students in thoughts of the future

Career Day engages students in thoughts of the future

BRODHEAD — On Wednesday, April 20, Brodhead Middle School hosted its 6th annual Career Day. Twenty-two members of the Brodhead community and the surrounding area joined efforts to share their expertise about their careers. Various career areas were represented, including engineering and technology, legal and criminal justice, agriculture, health sciences, […]

 
 

Youth Service Day 2016 biggest ever

Youth Service Day 2016 biggest ever

BRODHEAD — Over 130 volunteers showed up for the 2016 spring Youth Service Day on Saturday, April 16. This annual event, organized by educator Stephanie Tresemer of Brodhead Middle School, does so much good in just two hours. Not only students, but their parents, grandparents, friends, and siblings, are invited […]

 
 

Community Pancake Breakfast to mark 70th anniversary of Brodhead Airport

BRODHEAD — Chapter 431 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) at Brodhead Airport will host the annual Community Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, May 22 at the airport from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This year marks the 70th anniversary of Brodhead Airport, which was founded in 1946 by Bill Earleywine […]