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St. Mary School honors graduates

St. Mary School in Brussels has proudly announced the members of the class of 2022 graduating with highest honors. According to a release from St. Mary, “these five young men had the tenacity, determination, and diligence to each achieve something special.” On Friday, May 13, at St. Mary’s Church, the school had the opportunity to…

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St. Mary’s announces 2022 Civic Oration Winners

If you could change one event in history, how would the world be different? Recently, students in grades five through eight at St. Mary’s School in Brussels demonstrated their public speaking skills by answering this question. This Civic Oration competition provides an opportunity for students to strengthen their persuasive writing skills. On April 27, the…

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Brussels teacher wins Catholic Diocese Award

She received a standing ovation. Her family, including her husband, siblings, and children made sure they were there to see it. Every student gave her a hug. That was the scene at St. Mary Catholic School in Brussels after Maureen Tepen, the third/fourth grade teacher and fifth/sixth grade language arts teacher in the small, rural…

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Glynn to participate in IJAS State Science Fair

John Glynn, an eighth grader at St. Norbert’s School, will travel to the Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) State Science Fair competition this Friday and Saturday in Peoria. Glynn qualified for the state competition after competing in the SIUE science fair in March. He also qualified for the Broadcom Masters competition which is for…

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