Fourth-grade students in Bethany Dunlap's class at Palestine Grade School were challenged to create a cauldron stand. Their cauldron must be able to hold 20 marbles. Students had to generate and compare multiple solutions as part of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) project. (Submitted photo)
A Robinson High School alumnus has returned to his hometown with a surprising - and artistic - donation for local schools. Wynn Ritch, RHS Class of 1963, presented Robinson Unit 2 Superintendent Josh Quick, RHS principal Victoria McDonald and Lincoln Elementary School principal Kathy Bemont with three prints of classic Saturday Evening Post covers signed by...
Building boxes out of plastic squares to make a house for dinosaurs may seem childish, but to a three-year-old it is fun, play, imagination and adventure, to teachers and aides at Storybrooke Preschool it is a way to evaluate motor skills and a child's ability to learn. Storybrooke Preschool has a new home and bright future on the campus of Lincoln Trail...
For years, Larry Gullett was a fixture of the Daily News. Seated at his desk next to the entrance, he was as common a sight as the blue newspaper box just outside the front door. Gullett worked for the newspaper for 53 years before retiring at the age of 70 in May 2008. "I never planned on staying longer than anyone else," he said at the time. "I just...
Change often brings opportunity, and for Palestine High School students a new business teachers offers multiple classes and dual credit opportunities.
Dr. Jeff Walker has taught in Korea, Jakar, Wisconsin, Minnesota and now Palestine. He has bachelors and masters degrees in business education, and a doctorate in education specialist. He has taught and been an administrator in the Minnesota-Wisconsin area for several years before getting caught up in budget cuts.
Wins continue to elude Lincoln Trail College's volleyball team.
The Lady Statesmen dropped their 11th straight match Wednesday (Oct. 17), losing in three sets at Lake Land College, 17-25, 15-25, 18-25.
"Way too many hitting errors really affected our game," LTC head coach Dana Goodwin said. "We were not playing 'smart' in order to strategically place the ball. We also had a hard time covering the tips on defense."
As has been the case for the past several election seasons, in the month before the Nov. 6 election, the Daily News is restricting political content on its news pages.
Readers are reminded that our policy on letters to the editor applies to all content - we can't allow material that supports or opposes one candidate or party over another, or that could be interpreted to do so.