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South Central School Board of Education meets

The South Central School Board was dominated with a lots of personnel action on Wednesday night.

The board hired Hali Brown and Morgan Crouse as elementary teachers for the 2016-2017 school year. Rachel Kincaid was hired as a high school teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. The board approved Jamie VanScyoc as volunteer assitant HS Boys Baseball Coach.

The board accepted a letter of intent to retire from bus driver Harold Behnke as of June 30, 2016. The board accepted letters of resignations from Penny Purdue and Michelle Carter effective July 15, 2016. The board also approved the honorable discharge of Christie Welch effective immediately.

Board Member Mike Vandeveer was appointed as the KSED representative for a two year term. Board member Tom Turner resigned his position effective June 30, 2016.

In other action, the board approved the budget amendment for the 2015-2016 school year and approved a variety of equipment bids as proposed.

The next regular board meeting will be held on July 20, 2016 at 6 PM

 

Frogtown News June 23

frogtownBirth
Tony & Julie (Roberts) Farthing of Farina were blessed with a son on Thursday, June 9. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Bryant John was welcomed by his brother, Evan. Grandparents are John & Sue Roberts.

Death
Lifelong St. Peter resident Melvin Graumenz, died on June 14. The funeral was held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on Saturday.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church News
Pastor Emrick returned to the pulpit after a two week vacation.
Worship attendance on Saturday evening was 110
Worship attendance on Sunday morning was 100
The organist was Rev. Alan Holtz.
Acolyte was Allie Murphree.
Attending Elders were Curtis Jenne and Jay Rothe

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Salem Jr. and Sr. Legion News

What to look for this week…

After suffering their first two losses of the season at the Trenton Gator Classic to Steeleville and New Baden, Salem Post 128 will take their 12-2 record into a busy week of baseball.  Ethan Maxey’s club will be back in action tomorrow at Carlyle today at Mt Vernon and Saturday at home against Mt Vernon for a double header.

Post 128 Jr Legion is also 12-2 on the season as they swept defending state champion Breese Gray their last time out.  Salem is back in action tomorrow at Carlyle for a double header, Wednesday they are at home against Dieterich, Friday they host Mt Vernon for a double header and on Saturday Salem will travel to Odin for a double header.

The South Central Jr Legion will be back in action on Friday when they play a double header at Altamont.  They will host Trenton for a double header on Saturday.

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Salem Jr. and Sr. play at Carlyle
The Salem Senior Post 128 legion baseball team returns to action today when they travel to Carlyle for a game starting at 5:30.  The Junior Legion will also play in Carlyle, a double header starting at 6pm.  Both teams enter games tonight at 12-2.Last night in junior legion play, Breese Gray shook off a slow spell offensively to score 11 runs on 17 hits and at least every starter had a hit, as they defeated the Odin Mud Cats 11-1.

A big fourth inning helped Breese Red top Centralia Post 446 10-2.  The game was scoreless until the fateful inning for Centralia that saw 13 Breese batters go to the plate.

 

South Central Board Meeting Agenda

The South Central School Board will meet on Wednesday June 22 at 6:05 p.m. following a special meeting to discuss the budget amendment.

Agenda is below:

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. CONSENT AGENDA
a. MINUTES
b. BILLS & PAYROLL
c. TREASURER’S REPORT
4. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS

5. NEW BUSINESS
A. BUDGET AMENDMENT
B. EQUIPMENT BIDS
C. KSED APPOINTMENT
D. FIELD TRIP
E. PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS

6. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

7. CLOSED SESSION
A. DISCUSS APPOINTMENTS, EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, OR DISMISSAL OF PERSONNEL

8. MATTERS TO BE ACTED ON FROM CLOSED SESSION

9. ADJOURNMENT

 

Salem Post 128 Wins Elmer Ross Wood Bat Tournament, Stay Unbeaten

sr-legion_w250Salem Post 128 Senior Legion won the Elmer Ross Wood Bat Tournament defeating the host New Baden in the title game 8-6.

Devin Williams earned the win. The Odin grad worked 6.1 innings allowing 2 earned runs with Cole Steward coming in to get the final 2 outs for the save.

At the plate, South Central grad Brett Harmeier was 3-4 with 2 RBI, Williams also had 2 hits and drove in 2 runs. Dre Hill and Matt Williams added RBIs along with Garrett Murphy.

The win improves the Senior Legion to 9-0 as they will be back in action on Wednesday at home against Aviston.

Salem defeated Effingham in the semifinal yesterday 5-2 behind Brenden Boles gem going all 7 innings allowing 5 hits and just one earned run. Cole Steward hit a grand slam and drove in 4 while Matt Williams added another RBI.

 

Frogtown News July 16

frogtownHome for a Visit
Katie and Nora Schmollinger of Oceanside, CA are home for Nora’s first visit to Illinois. Nora has been meeting many family and friends while she is here.

Visits Mother
Sandy and Terry Kizziar of Gruver, TX spent the week with her mother, Helen Limes of St. Peter last week.
They also visited at the home of Sandy’s sister, Belinda Harpster one evening.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church News
Worship attendance on Sunday morning was 128
The guest speaker was Mr. Larry Urban.
The organist was Rita Yagow.
Acolyte was Alex Hawkey.
Attending Elders were Curtis Jenne and Jay Rothe
Pastor Emrick is still on vacation.

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SI Dragons Win Booster Bash In Trenton

dragons_w250The SI Dragons are champions of the Trenton Booster Bash.

The SI Dragons defeated the Midwest Revolution 10-9 in the championship game.  Kalyn Nalewajka picked up the win.  Hannah Dulanney had 3 hits while Mallory Daniels and Bailey Spears each had 2.

The Dragons improved to 8-0 on the season.

The Dragons opened the tournament with a 12-0 win over the Revolution.  Craig, Nalewajka and King combine for a no hitter.  Megan Hance, Bailey Spears and Maddie Craig all had 2 hits a piece, while Dulanney, Daniels, Macy Hance, Nalwajka and Abby King each added a hit.

The Dragons then defeated Mid-State Slammers 9-5 with Abby King picked up the win.  The Dragons used a 7 run 3rd inning with a 2-out rally that saw back to back doubles from Bailey Spears and Macy Hance followed by 2 run home runs by Nalewajka, King and Kennedy Laffoon.

 

 

SC Travel Team wins Altamont Tourney

sc-wins-altamont-tourn_w250The South Central travel team dominated play at the Altamont Tournament on their way to a 4-0 record and a tournament championship.

SC routed Casey in the title game 10-0 in four innings as they outscored their opponents 38-1 in the tournament.

South Central opened up the tournament with an 8-0 win over Hillsboro and a 15-0 win over St Anthony. In the semifinals, they defeated Altamont 5-1 before winning the championship.