MULBERRY GROVE BOARD ANNOUNCES UPCOMING EVENTS
The Mulberry Grove Board of Education met in special session recently to canvas the results of the April 7 election of school board members. New members Tanya Jett, Bob Ketchum and Jim Quick took the oath of office and were officially seated. Board officers for 2009-2010 are Mark Blankenship – President, Bill Johnson – Vice-President, and Teresa Tompkins – Secretary.
The board received a presentation by Darrell Fesser, Director of the Okaw Area Vocational Center, which has been serving high school students for 43 years.
Elementary Principal Jimmy Rice reported that Star Lab would be at the Mulberry Grove School next week. Summer school is scheduled for June 4 – June 30.
High School Dean of Students Ryan Bauer highlighted upcoming activities. The Athletic Awards Night is scheduled for Thursday, April 30, at 6:30 PM, the Academic Awards Assembly will be Friday, May 1, during the school day and Prom is Saturday, May 9.
Eighth grade graduation is set for Thursday, May 21, at 7:00 PM and high school graduation will be Saturday, May 23, at 1:00 PM.
The next board meeting will be Monday, May 18, at 7:00 PM.
SPECIAL MEETING FOR BOND COUNTY UNIT 2 BOARD OF EDUCATION
The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday, April 28, at 8:30 PM in the unit office conference room. The board will canvas the results of the April election, new members will be seated and board officers will be elected. The agenda also includes a bid award for a storage building and a closed session.
MARGARET ILENE TAYLOR
Margaret Ilene Taylor, age 84, of Jamestown, passed away Wednesday, April 22, at Highland Health Care Center. Funeral services for 84 year-old Margaret Taylor will be Monday, at 10:00 AM, at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, from 8:00 - 10:00 AM, at the funeral home.
SGM ROBERT L. JOHNSON, RET.
SGM Robert L. Johnson, Ret., age 74, of Breese, passed away Wednesday, April, 22, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. A memorial Mass for 74 year-old Robert Johnson, will be Monday, at 10:00 AM, at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, from 8:00 - 9:45 AM, at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to American Legion Post 252 or to Clinton Manor Living Center.
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