Althoff Catholic High School has started work on a new outdoor athletic complex and a lab focused on science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and math. A fundraising campaign paid for the projects.
Althoff Catholic High School has started work on a new outdoor athletic complex and a lab focused on science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and math. A groundbreaking event is scheduled for 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 12 at Heritage Hall on the campus,
Brian Barton, 55, of Swansea, was appointed to the Belleville District 201 School Board following the resignation of Allison Bartle. He plans to put his finance background to use to help a district that has affected his daughter's life.
Pat Watkins, 59, of Swansea, was elected to the Belleville District 201 School Board in the April 4, 2017, election. He's been a student, teacher, coach, assistant athletic director, parent and taxpayer in District 201. This is his first time serving in elected office.
St. Clair County IL and Madison County IL voters in the April 4, 2017, election reject proposed sales tax increases on ballots that would have given new revenue to schools based on student population to use on construction, renovation, expansion, repairs, upgrades and toward paying debt from previous work. School leaders from Belleville IL, Smithton IL, Granite City IL, Highland IL and Alton IL, in Southern Illinois, near St. Louis MO, say they will rely on property taxes for those costs.
With one campus in good shape and the other sinking, Southern Illinois University administrators were considering loaning funds from the Edwardsville college campus reserves to the SIU Carbondale campus, which needs $30 million in cuts.
On April 4, voters in St. Clair County IL and Madison County IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO will decide whether they support a 1 percent, or penny per dollar, sales tax increase for school facilities. How would metro-east school districts use the new tax revenue?