Edwardsville District 7’s first black superintendent on teacher diversity
Ed Hightower was Edwardsville District 7’s first black superintendent in 1996. He said it was a priority for the district to have a staff as diverse as the students. Hightower worked in the position for 19 years before he retired.
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
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.
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, coordin
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 ho
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 Vince