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  • MAPS test score improve over previous year Mid-America Preparatory School in Herrick announced that standardized test scores for Kindergarten through 8th grade student for the 2013-2014 showed that 84 percent of the students met or exceeded the norms, up from the previous year’s scores.Scores

    July 8, 2014

  • 070814 4-H flower arranging pic Shelby County 4-H'ers learn about flower arranging The seventh workshop for Shelby County 4-H wrapped up on Tuesday, July 1. 4-H members learned the basics about flower arranging. Teri Whalen was the instructor for the class. Some of the basics the girls learned were: soaking the oasis (green part in

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lake Land College holds 2014 GED graduation ceremony This year, 75 students from the Lake Land College Adult Education and Pathways programs passed the GED exam. To honor their accomplishments, a cap and gown ceremony was recently held in the college theater located in the Robert K. Luther Student Cent

    July 8, 2014

  • 070814 Diss scholarship pic Diss Memorial Scholarships presented Brodric Sparks (left) and Shelby Dash received the Angela Marie Diss Memorial Scholarship during the Okaw Valley graduation ceremony on May 25. Sondra Diss (center) presented the $250 scholarships in memory of her daughter Angie. Both graduates playe

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Stew-Stras school registration July 22, 23 Registration for students in the Stewardson-Strasburg District #5A schools will be held on Tuesday, July 22 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. (students with last name A through M) and Wednesday, July 23 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. (students with last name N though Z

    July 4, 2014

  • Okaw Valley school registration offers E-Pay Okaw Valley CUSD 302 is offering two ways to register for the 2014-2015 school year.The traditional method of registration will be on August 7 at Okaw Valley High School from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on August 8 at Okay Valley Middle School from 11 a.m.

    July 4, 2014

  • 070114 4-H sewing wkshp pic 4-H holds sewing workshop Shelby County 4-H held a Sewing Workshop on June 23, 2014 at Main Street Quilt Company. Four 4-H members learned sewing basics such as measuring fabric, cutting out a pattern and learning how to operate a sewing machine. The finished product was a to

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 070114 4-H cooking wkshp pic Six 4-Hers attend cooking workshop Six Shelby County 4-H members met on June 9 to learn about baking pie crust and making sweet yeast bread items. Members were split into teams and each team was given a variation on making pie crust including using wheat flour, using lard or using oil

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 070114 4-H cake deco wkshp pic 4-Hers learn to decorate cakes Nine Shelby County 4-H members learned about cake decorating skills from Carrie Downs from Moweaqua of the Cake and Candy Connection.Members first baked a cake and learned about using leveling strips while baking. One cake used the leveling strip and

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 070114 SEC youth tour pic Stenger, Partlow tour Washington, D.C. Two area students represented Shelby Electric Cooperative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 13-20: Morgan Partlow, daughter of Scott and Leslie Partlow of Neoga, and Ryan Stenger, son of Jeff and Sandy Stenger of

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

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