Education

M-S school board candidate profile series: Jenny Park

Voters will cast their ballot for four open seats on the Mahomet-Seymour board of education during the consolidated general election. Those asking for your vote include Julie Cebulski, Meghan Hennesy, Jeremy Henrichs, Ken Keefe, Jenny Park, Lance Raver, Colleen Schultz and Jason Tompkins. Each week, we will feature one candidate (in alphabetical order) in a Q&A style.


Leaders of the pack: Two M-S seniors recognized as Good Citizens

MAHOMET — Ellen Bushell and Jordan Veldman have a good reason to be proud of themselves.


M-S school board candidate profile series: Ken Keefe

Voters will cast their ballot for four open seats on the Mahomet-Seymour board of education during the consolidated general election. Those asking for your vote include Julie Cebulski, Meghan Hennesy, Jeremy Henrichs, Ken Keefe, Jenny Park, Lance Raver, Colleen Schultz and Jason Tompkins. Each week, we will feature one candidate (in alphabetical order) in a Q&A style.


M-S school board candidate profile series: Jeremy Henrichs

Voters will cast their ballot for four open seats on the Mahomet-Seymour board of education during the consolidated general election. Those asking for your vote include Julie Cebulski, Meghan Hennesy, Jeremy Henrichs, Ken Keefe, Jenny Park, Lance Raver, Colleen Schultz and Jason Tompkins. Each week, we will feature one candidate (in alphabetical order) in a Q&A style.


M-S school board candidate profile series: Meghan Hennesy

Voters will cast their ballot for four open seats on the Mahomet-Seymour board of education during the consolidated general election. Those asking for your vote include Julie Cebulski, Meghan Hennesy, Jeremy Henrichs, Ken Keefe, Jenny Park, Lance Raver, Colleen Schultz and Jason Tompkins. Each week, we will feature one candidate (in alphabetical order) in a Q&A style.


M-S school board candidate profile series: Julie Cebulski

Voters will cast their ballot for four open seats on the Mahomet-Seymour board of education during the consolidated general election. Those asking for your vote include Julie Cebulski, Meghan Hennesy, Jeremy Henrichs, Ken Keefe, Jenny Park, Lance Raver, Colleen Schultz and Jason Tompkins. Each week, we will feature one candidate (in alphabetical order) in a Q&A style.


Special requests: Mahomet-Seymour elementary students write letters to Santa

MAHOMET — Beth Musgrove tasked her third-graders with writing letters to Santa last week, but the Lincoln Trail Elementary School teacher had no idea the assignment would bring her to tears.

"It just made her cry when she read it," said third-grader Kasia Francom of her letter to Santa.


M-S chess team picking up key wins early

The Mahomet-Seymour chess team has jumped out to a strong start. The Bulldogs improved to 5-1 on the season by picking up a pair of wins over Mattoon last week and splitting a doubleheader with LaSalette Catholic Academy last month.

 

Against Mattoon


Little ones set the Bethlehem scene

MAHOMET — Emotions were running high last Thursday before Small Wonders Preschool's nativity performance.

"My mom is coming to see me!" said Colby Tobias, who played a shepherd.

More than a dozen 3- to 5-year-olds nervously put on their costumes to set the Bethlehem scene in front of their parents and a senior group, Older Adults Still in Service, at Mahomet Christian Church.


Keeping tabs on visitors: M-S' new kiosks scan IDs, alert officials with concerns

Out with the old and in with the new.

Earlier this month, Mahomet-Seymour schools implemented School Safe ID, a new visitor management and student hall pass system. With the swipe of a driver's license or state ID, a visitor's name and sign-in time is noted by the system and a sticker pass with the visitor's photo, sign-in time and a barcode prints out.


 
 
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