District moves forward with Haitian distance learning experience

By Candace Barczyk Vermilion Board of Education members voted to approve $1,500 for VES teacher Lisa Murray to go to Haiti to bridge a distance learning experience between Vermilion students and those of the Aart van Wingerden School in Haiti. Former Vermilion School Supt. Bruce Keller, along with Murray, a second-grade teacher at Vermilion Elementary,Continue reading “District moves forward with Haitian distance learning experience”

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Board reviews superintendent and treasurer goals, approves class trips

By Candace Barczyk The Vermilion Board of Education met on Monday, Sept. 10 with all members in attendance. Vermilion Education Foundation presentation: Judy Riddle of the Vermilion Education Foundation gave a brief presentation on the founding and purpose of the organization, which has been raising funds for programs in the Vermilion Schools since 1987. SheContinue reading “Board reviews superintendent and treasurer goals, approves class trips”

Winter sports, supplemental contracts awarded

By Candace Barczyk Winter sports and miscellaneous supplemental contracts were among the items Vermilion Board of Education members approved at their Monday, Sept. 10 meeting.  The board approved contracts for the following: Matthew Pisano, SMS 8th Grade Head Basketball Coach; Brandon Gilbert, VHS Head Wrestling Coach; Michael D’Egidio, SMS Head Wrestling Coach; Jacob Baker, VHSContinue reading “Winter sports, supplemental contracts awarded”

Vermilion school board jumps into New Year; prepares to sell old building

By Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, January 8. Just prior to this meeting, the board held their organizational meeting being the start of a new calendar year. This started with the swearing in of Chris Habermehl and Sara Stepp. They both ran unopposed in theContinue reading “Vermilion school board jumps into New Year; prepares to sell old building”

Board reevaluates role in youth football; gets update on sale of building

By: Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Board of Education met on Monday, October 9, for a regular meeting. Students of the month: The Vermilion Elementary students of the month, who attended the school board meeting were given the opportunity to introduce themselves and what they wanted to be when they grew up. They then led theContinue reading “Board reevaluates role in youth football; gets update on sale of building”

Candidates and issues are ready for the November 7 General Election

By Karen Cornelius The boards of election filing date for candidates who want to run for public office and for issues going to the voters has come and gone on Wednesday, August 9. Locally, the November 7 ballot for the General Election will not be an exciting one. Very few races have opposition except forContinue reading “Candidates and issues are ready for the November 7 General Election”