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Tag Archives: Vienna High School

McKibben signs with Shawnee

Vienna High School senior softball player Sami McKibben signed Monday a letter of intent to play softball at Shawnee Community College under head coach Mike Fitzgerald. Pictured, front row from left, during the signing ceremony at VHS is VHS assistant coach Jamie Kerley, her father Pat McKibben, Sami, her mother …

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Former principal returns for visit

Former Vienna High School principal Horance ‘Toby’ Hightower (second from left) visited with VHS administrators Friday morning. Hightower taught and served as principal at VHS for six years. At the age of 93, Hightower was in Vienna during the weekend for the 60-year reunion of the VHS classes of 1953-55. …

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Four VHS seniors graduate with dual degrees

Hard work, good partnerships lead to great success The month of May brings about great celebrations in the world of education. From grade schools, high schools, colleges and universities, learning institutions will be recognizing the achievements of their students. Like other graduating classes, the Vienna High School Class of 2013 will celebrate …

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Murray State University FFA Field Day

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the Vienna FFA made their way to Murray State University for the 61st Annual FFA Field Day, where members are allowed to participate in a variety of different CDE’s.  Vienna participated in many of the offered CDE’s, including bull riding, livestock, dairy and horse judging, …

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State police say prepare for Prom with safety in mind

Ullin, IL – April is the beginning of prom season.  This is a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for high school students. DUI’s, speeding, not wearing a seat belt, and distracted driving make up the “Fatal Four”. The Illinois State Police will be out in force during the months …

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I’ve Never Been This Age Before!

By Rosemary O’Keefe A recent “casual” reading involved learning something about our brain. This information came from Dr. Richard Restak, Georgetown University. It got me to thinking! Everyone has heard some variation of the theory that, over the course of our lives, we actually use only a small percentage of …

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Sheriff Faulkner, state sheriffs support citizens’ right to gun ownership

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association at their Winter Training Conference adopted a resolution, which mirrors the National Sheriffs’ Association resolution, that strongly supports citizens’ protected right to bear arms under the Second Amendment. Seventy-three sheriffs, including Johnson County Sheriff Elry Faulkner, were in attendance at the Illinois conference held in Springfield …

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Seven Vienna High students named Illinois State Scholars

Vienna High School principal Patrick Harner is pleased to announce that seven Vienna High School students have been recognized as 2012-13 Illinois State Scholars. The prestigious award, given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), recognized 18,863 high school students from across the state as this year’s State Scholars.  …

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VHS Eagles triumph over Cobden

The Vienna High School boy’s basketball team picked up a 62-60 win over Cobden on Tuesday of last week at Vienna. Quinnton Bent scored on a drive with three seconds left for the victory.  Vienna’s record now stands at 2-4 for the season. The Eagles started the game with a …

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Vienna homecoming is this Friday night

The Vienna High School homecoming will be held Friday, December 7 at the high school gymnasium. The king and queen coronation will follow the Eagles’ basketball games against Hamilton County. Tip-off for the junior-varsity game is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. with the varsity game beginning immediately after. The coronation is …

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