School Zone

 By Treasurer Suzanne Wilson          Following the death of Matt Kobal in November, many individuals have asked for ways to honor Matt and his dedication to Vermilion students.  Last week Matt’s parents requested that the Vermilion Board of Education establish a scholarship fund to help hard working football players attend the college or university of…

Twenty-nine students inducted into NHS

On Monday, November 6, the Vermilion High School National Honor Society inducted its 86th class of new members in a ceremony at the auditorium. The new members were welcomed to the society by Society President Mitchell Boice, Vice-President Evan Ozmun, Treasurer Kylie Gwynn and Secretary Kayleigh Penton. Also in attendance were Vermilion High School Principal…

Treasurer presents positive outlook on district’s financial state

Treasurer presents positive outlook on district’s financial state By Melanie Williamson School district treasurer Suzanne Wilson presented the five-year forecast during the Monday, October 30, special school board meeting. She started with the executive summary that shows forecasted expenses and revenue through to the fiscal year 2022. She reminded the board that the forecasted amounts…

Superintendent suggests alternative to protest state report cards

By Melanie Williamson Last month the state report cards for all the school districts were released. In an article published in the Thursday, September 21, edition of the Photojournal, superintendent Phil Pempin and assistant superintendent Jim Balotta responded to the release of the state report card. At that time, both Pempin and Balotta reiterated their…