Thursday, September 24, 2020

News

VGS Classroom quarantined as Teacher Tests Positive for COVID-19

A fourth grade classroom at Vienna Grade School was closed on Wednesday after a teacher tested positive for COVID-19. “All students who have been deemed a close contact received communication from Southern Seven Health Department today,” said Adam Hanks, VGS Principal in a letter sent home to all parents on …

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United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy delivers statement

The U.S. Postal Service will play a critical role this year in delivering election mail for millions of voters across the country. There has been a lot of discussion recently about whether the Postal Service is ready, willing and able to meet this challenge. I want to make a few …

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Johnson County Schools Resume Classes

Johnson County schools are set to resume classes this week after months of planning on how best to safely reopen. Governor Pritzker ordered all Illinois Public schools to close for the remainder of the academic year on April 17, cutting the Spring semester short as many districts scrambled to adjust …

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Coach Ron to hold book signing event in Anna

Darla Hannan (Waters), others to be available for signatures Coach Ron Fulenwider will have a book signing August 29 at the First Christian Church off Mallard Lane in Anna. The event will be in conjunction with a fund raising event for a church family member in need of assistance, due …

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Frequently-asked questions regarding vote by mail

The Vienna Times consulted the Johnson County Clerk and Election Authority, as well as guidance provided from the Illinois State Board of Elections in compiling this list of frequently-asked questions regarding vote by mail. Do I have to vote by mail? Voting by mail is not necessary or required. SB1863 …

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SCC teams up with The Vienna Times for free subscription drawing

Shawnee Community College partnered with the Vienna Times to offer three print subscriptions for one year to the winners of a drawing. Joe Emery of Vienna, Brook Shoemaker of Vienna and William David Oliver of Grantsburg were the lucky winners. Submissions were accepted via a form in each issue of …

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Buncombe, Cypress, New Simpson Hill, Vienna Grade and Vienna High School Reopening Plan Frequently Asked Questions

From the administration of Buncombe, Cypress, NSH, VGS and VHS What are the current options for returning to school in August? You will have  the option to select in-person or remote learning instruction for your student at the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Option 1: In-Person Option: By enrolling …

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Ozark man found guilty of first degree murder

In the People of the State of Illinois vs. Dennis F. M. Schapmire, the Johnson County jury found the defendant guilty of two counts of first degree murder and one count of aggravated battery with a firearm in the 2015 killing of his father, Nicholas G. Schapmire at their home …

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Cypress Elementary School announces registration details

Submitted by Cypress Elementary School Administration Cypress Elementary School begins the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, August 13th. School will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. on the first day (half-day staff workshop), with a 2:00 p.m. dismissal on August 14th. Bus routes and times may vary for the 2020-21 school …

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