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Tag Archives: Vienna Grade School

Vienna Rams Basketball Shootout set

The Vienna Rams’ Basketball 2017 Shootout is scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 16. Below is the schedule. Game 1: Goreville Lady Black Cats vs. VGS Lady Rams at 10 a.m. Game 2: Cobden (boys) vs. Goreville (boys) at 11:30 a.m. Game 3: Egyptian (boys) vs. New Simpson Hill (boys) at 1 …

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VGS Gifted Art Christmas cards available

Vienna Grade School Gifted Art 7th and 8th graders have made a wonderful set of unique handmade Christmas cards. Students created hand-drawn designs, and then used a computer to edit and enhance. All cards have a different message on the inside. Each card is printed on heavyweight cardstock paper and …

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VGS Beta Club set to host Breakfast with Santa

Vienna Grade School Beta Club is hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. All kids are welcome. The cost is $5 per child if preregistered by Thursday, Nov. 30. The cost will be $7 at the door. Admission includes donuts and …

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Vienna Grade School makes improvements to playground

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn The blacktop playground at Vienna Grade School recently got a much needed update to brighten it up and provide activities for students of all ages. The idea is credited to VGS assistant principal Saeward Mattox. With donations from organizations like Modern Woodmen of American, Elk Lodge …

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Vienna Grade School named exemplar for public schools

Vienna School District 55 was recognized in a recent publication as an exemplar for public schools in Illinois. Over the past year, IFF, the largest nonprofit community development institution (CDFI) in the Midwest, completed “Raising Quality, Promoting Equity: An Analysis of Location, Performance, and Investment in Illinois Public Schools.” The …

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Baseball, softball tryouts set

Vienna Grade School will begin baseball tryouts on July 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. VGS softball tryouts will be held on August 7 and 8 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tryouts will be held at the Vienna Ballpark. Each prospective student-athlete must have a completed, current physical on file …

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Senator visits Vienna Grade School

Illinois Senator Dale Fowler, 59th District, spoke to eighth grade students at Vienna Grade School Friday morning, March 24. He discussed his roll in the senate, as well as some of his life experiences. Fowler, center in photo, stressed to the students to dream big and chase those dreams. The …

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VGS Betas successful once again at state convention

The Vienna Grade School Junior Beta Club attended the 23rd Annual State Junior Beta Convention in Springfield on February 27-28.  The theme of this year’s convention was “Beta Above and Beyond.”  Twenty-six members of the club attended the two-day event.  Throughout the convention, students competed in both academic and artistic …

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Step into Spring Craft Fair planned

The first Step into Spring Craft Fair is scheduled on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vienna Grade School. There will be 30 vendors present, a silent auction and concessions available. The event is hosted by the Vienna Grade School PTO. Those who wished to attend …

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Vienna Rams boys basketball take second in state

By Ryan Wright On Friday, Feb. 10, at Rend Lake College, the Vienna Rams took 2nd place at the SIJHSAA Class M Boys State Championship. The Rams made history becoming the only team to place at Vienna in state in 33 years. The Rams played a phenomenal season . Head …

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