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Shiloh Elementary teacher loves to use arts, crafts to educate kids

Elaine Rockemann has been a teacher for 31 years in southern Illinois. She teaches second grade in Shiloh, IL, where where mother was also a longtime educator. Rockemann loves using arts and crafts to teach her students all types of lessons. Rockemann was also recently named an Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, which goes to top teachers in St. Louis and the metro-east.

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OTHS boys roll to sixth straight SWC bowling title

The O’Fallon (IL) Township High School boys bowling team had an impressive run to its regular season to capture its sixth straight Southwestern Conference title. The team placed second at its regional, thus earning a spot in the IHSA Sectional. Should the team advance it the state tournament, it would be on their home turf in southern Illinois, St. Clair Bowl.

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Carriel students publish anthology of short stories

Students of varying grade levels involved in the Amelia V. Carriel Writing Club in O’Fallon, IL have recently published an anthology of short stories. The book is titled “Wings, Rings and Fairy Tale Things” and will be available at the Carriel Junior High School library, as well as at the O’Fallon Public Library beginning in January 2017.

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Panther keglers K-O Kahoks

The O’Fallon (IL) Township High School girls bowling team took home third place in 22-team Panther Invitational. A win over Collinsville put OTHS at 7-0, and in first place, in the Southwestern Conference.

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O'Fallon police host Breakfast With Santa

O'Fallon police host an annual Breakfast With Santa event at Amelia V. Carriel Junior High School the weekend before Christmas for community members, their kids and grandkids, free of charge. The event organizers accept cash and food donations for the O'Fallon Food Pantry.
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O'Fallon police host Breakfast With Santa 1:21

O'Fallon police host Breakfast With Santa

Ameren crews repair natural gas line under North Green Mount Road 1:19

Ameren crews repair natural gas line under North Green Mount Road

Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students 2:58

Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students

New O'Fallon junior high assistant principal talks experience in education 1:23

New O'Fallon junior high assistant principal talks experience in education