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Students of the Month

Brussels Grade School September students of the month are, left to right: Annabell Seidler (K) and José Marroquin (6th grade). 9Submitted photo)

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Several issues approved by Calhoun District 40

By Cynthia Haggitt Calhoun District 40 held its school board meeting on Sept. 17 and several issues were brought and approved by the board that night. It was announced at the meeting that a tentative budget was provided and will be on display at the district office. A budget hearing will be held  to adopt…

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Calhoun FFA chapter having its first fundraiser

By Cynthia Haggitt County fairs aren’t the only chance for FFA students to show their fundraising skills. There are many different ways FFA students have found to help raise funds during the school year and the Calhoun FFA chapter is having their first fundraiser  this year to help raise money for their activities. “The Calhoun…

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Warriors fought hard but lose home opener 18–12 in overtime

By Cynthia Haggitt The Calhoun County Warriors home opener brought in a huge crowd and fans were excited to kick off the game against the Brown County Hornets (Mt. Sterling, Ill.). The Warriors gave it their all but fell to the Hornets after going into overtime and the Hornets barely beat Calhoun/Brussels with a final…

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CHS volleyball struck with COVID

By Cynthia Haggitt COVID and sports seem to go hand in hand like bump, set and spike.Some of Calhoun High School (CHS) Volleyball team members got spiked with the infection. “We got hit with the COVID pandemic last week and had to play without three starters,” Melissa Zipprich, CHS’s volleyball coach, said.” “We started out playing Father…

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Back to school and back to business

By Cynthia Haggitt The Brussels Unit #42 returned back to school last week and their school board meeting was held. The board started the meeting off with the recording of how bills were paid and they approved the meeting’s agenda minutes from the former meeting on Aug 3 & 20. The board then recoginzed one…

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