Vincent Torigian, a retired Belleville West High School teacher and social studies department chair, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. One of his daughters, Lori Torigian Rogers, and his former colleague at West, Danny Nollman, share stories from Vincent Torigian's career.
Wolf Branch District 113 Superintendent Scott Harres says he hopes the damage at Wolf Branch Middle School caused by mine subsidence can be repaired so students can move back in eventually. Starting Monday, Sept. 18, the entire district will be housed at the elementary school building.
Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill; congressional leaders, and school administrators discuss Friday the effects of Governor Bruce Rauner's veto of the education funding bill at the St. Clair County Regional Office of Education in Belleville.
Granite City High School will start one hour later on Mondays beginning this fall in order to allow more time for staff development. Several area schools have begun working in an extra hour outside the classroom to keep pace with training, coordination and unfunded mandates.
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.