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New school admins welcome students

August 22, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierHe taught at Northwestern High School for three years and Carrollton Middle School for five years. Brunaugh ... His career began 20 years ago as a teacher in Beardstown. He has ... Beardstown Junior-Senior High School also has a new principal, Bill Myers.

Bridal earns first victory at QHS in rout of Beardstown

August 22, 2017 by Herald-Whig

Herald-WhigQUINCY, Ill. -- Ron Bridal picked up his first career victory as the Quincy High School soccer team defeated Beardstown 7-0 Monday night. After QHS took a 2-0 lead early in the first half, the game was delayed due to weather. After the delay, the Blue ...

Butterflies are free: Teachers get first-wing knowledge about importance of insects

August 7, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierMcQueen teaches in the Virginia school district and Sheehan teaches at Griggsville-Perry High School. “What I enjoy about the workshop is being able to see the excitement on the faces of the participants and knowing that they will share that excitement ...

Construction begins on new Beardstown pool

August 3, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal Courier... boards, but one of the main things the kids wanted that very few pools, if any, have around here is a zip line,” said Beardstown Park District Director Jason Brockschmidt, explaining that the district had polled first graders through high school ...

Improvements at the Beardstown Park

August 2, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

... the Beardstown Park District to attend the ground-breaking ceremony for the new swimming pool. I told my wife that I wished I could go to the ceremony, but that Don was in Colorado, Sue was out of the state, and Chris was busy with high school ...

Beardstown School Board meets

July 26, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

In committee reports, Language reported that the summer migrant program went very well, with the highest rate of attendance this year for high school age students. It was noted also that this coming year's kindergarten class will be a very large group ...

Cody Lewis Ready for Principal's Job at EJHS

July 24, 2017 by Effingham's News Leader

Effingham's News LeaderLewis was chosen earlier this year as principal of Effingham Junior High School, succeeding Bill Myers who took a principal's job in Beardstown. Lewis has served the past several years as assistant principal at Effingham High School. He is a Cumberland ...

Beardstown Opera House presents High School Musical

July 19, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

Beardstownnewspapers“Disney's High School Musical On Stage” is based on Disney Channel's movie musical. The movie comes to life on stage beginning with the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks (Landon Wink, Dylan Lopez, Daniel Montoya, Christian Lenover, ...

Prairie Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Beardstown's Murphy Domitien

July 8, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-Register“Soccer has helped me a lot,” Domitien said as he approached the end of his senior year at Beardstown. “When I was in eighth grade, people said, 'Murphy, you need to get to high school.' Me and my friends couldn't wait to get to high school so we could ...

Prairie Baseball Player of the Year: Pleasant Plains' Cole Greer

July 6, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterHe improved his batting average each season, rising from .348 as a freshman to .496 this year, when he earned his second straight Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 2A all-state honor. -- A leadhoff hitter, Cole scored 53 runs this ...

Ross Laux named new head boys' basketball coach at Civic Memorial High School

June 28, 2017 by

BETHALTO - Civic Memorial High School named Ross Laux as its new head boys' basketball coach at Monday's Board of Education meeting. The change will begin immediately through summer training prior to the winter season. Last season, Laux was an ...

LIVING THE CM DREAM: Laux has wanted to coach Eagles basketball since he 'was a kid'

June 28, 2017 by Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphIt will be his second head-coaching job. from 2009-2010 to 2014-2015, he was head coach at Beardstown High School. “I was fresh out of college and a head coach,” Laux said of his hire at Beardstown. “I thought I knew everything. I found out I didn't ...

Laux returns home as new Civic Memorial boys basketball coach

June 27, 2017 by

STLtoday.comRoss Laux learned several lessons at his first stop as head basketball coach at Beardstown High School. He learned that ... Laux compiled an 85-96 record at Beardstown, located in western Illinois about 45 miles west of Springfield. The Tigers finished ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Ross Laux named head boys basketball coach at CM

June 26, 2017 by AdVantage News

Laux had been CM's top assistant coach last season, and has previously been the head coach at Beardstown High School from 2009-15. ... Laux graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2007 and he is the owner of Laux Brickhouse Grille in Bethalto.

Beardstown students, community raise funds to help former classmate

June 24, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierBEARDSTOWN — A 2017 Beardstown High School graduate is getting a lot of support from his former classmates and the community after being diagnosed earlier this year with cancer. The school's National Honor Society and Student Council, along with ...

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