Friday, May 31, 2019
Thanks to this wonderful group of Whiteside Moms for making the 8th grade celebration so much fun for our students. We are so grateful for their commitment and dedication to our District. This photo was taken at the end of the night--after all the clean up!
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Our own Takia, a 6th grader, placed 5th in the 7th grade 100m at the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association Sate Track Meet! Takia does an outstanding job representing our school in the classroom and on the track. Congratulations, Takia!
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
I would like to thank Sarah Lindemann and Brenda Pruett for organizing our second annual Unified Field Day. We enjoyed spending time with each other as we played games and had lunch. We especially loved spending time with our friends from the elementary school. We choose to include!
Friday, May 24, 2019
The theme for this year's 8th grade celebration was "Masquerade Ball." Our 8th grade art students contributed to the celebration by making the masks that were creatively used in the photo booth. Thanks, again, to Mrs. Schleipman-Burke for leading our fine arts department.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The Jim Burnes Leadership Award Banquet was held on Friday, May 3, 2019-11:00am at Alongi's in DuQuoin. A program took place honoring all region winners. Courtney Smith Mulvaney was the guest speaker of the event. Courtney was an All-State Girls Basketball Player, 1997 Illinois Ms. Basketball, 1997 USA Today Illinois Player of the Year, Top 10 IHSA Career Points holder from Carlyle High School. Her basketball career started in the SIJHSAA at Trinity Lutheran School of Hoffman. She later played at SIU-Carbondale.
All Region Winners were honored at this banquet.. Basinger Architects PLLC is the corporate sponsor of the Jim Burnes Leadership Awards. After the banquet program concluded all award winners, parents, and administrators were served a buffet lunch compliments of Basinger Architects PLLC.
Pictured (L-R): Andy Sisulak (Marketing Director-Baysinger Architects) Elliott O'Keefe (Region 2-Marion), Cade Altadonna (Region 7-Highland), Trey Cole (Region 3-Christopher), Ean DiPasquale (Region 6-Whiteside), Jenna Sadler (Region 1-Jonesboro), Daci Finke (Region 4-Nashville), Olivia Schilling (Region 5-Evansville), Savanna Hulbert (Region 8-Farrington), Tracy Lauderdale (Jim Burnes Leadership Awards Coordinator)