Videos: NCHS Music Students Perform Contest Solos, Virtual Choir

This song from the NCHS Jazz Choir was supposed to be sung at the IHSA Organizational Contest. However, that was cancelled due to Covid 19. This was our creative compromise, according to music director Steve Browne. The band also has put together a playlist for assisted living facilities and other community members to play. The YouTube…

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Health Department Seeks Public Cooperation During Coronavirus Crisis

Experts Urge Those Who Have Traveled, Been Exposed To COVID-19 Areas To Watch Symptoms By Elizabeth Lehde Administrator WCHD Cases of COVID-19 are increasing exponentially nationwide and within our state. Following the “shelter-in-place” order is critical for controlling the spread of this virus and flattening the curve. By sheltering at home, people can reduce their…

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NCHS Music Collaborate With Playlists, Mixes To Connect During Mandated School Closure

By Leah Williams [email protected] Music students at Nashville Community High School have been keeping connected with each other through online videos and shared song collaborations. One project announced on   St. Patrick’s Day, the same week where mandatory school shutdowns were put in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, includes an uploaded playlist on YouTube of…

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Four NCHS Seniors Named All-South

  Above: Carson Parker and Terry Pelczynski with their All-Tournament plaques following the Mater Dei Tournament. Below: Rylee Luechtefeld and Sabrina Kollbaum receive All-Tournament medals after the NIT Tournament to begin the season.  All four seniors were named to the IBCA All-South Basketball teams for their efforts this season.

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Edna Jane Willis

Edna Jane Willis, 88 of Nashville, passed away at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.  She was born on December 3, 1931 in Ashley, the youngest daughter of Cecil and Beatrice Bell Tucker of Tuckerville, Illinois.  There, she grew up in a musically talented family surrounded by her…

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Counselors’ Report

Kaskaskia College Jumpstart Program: The Jump Start Program is for freshman, sophomore, or junior students that attend a high school in the Kaskaskia College District.  Registering through Jump Start allows students to take one class each semester at half the tuition cost each year they are in high school.  If students are interested in enrolling…

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Rep. Meier: Bars, Restaurants, and Hotels Impacted by COVID-19 Have Until April 1 to Apply for Grant Program

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants Illinois small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to know they could be eligible for state grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 1. Eligible applicants will be placed into a lottery, and grant winners will be notified on April 4. According to Rep. Charlie Meier,…

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