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Delta Dental of Illinois Foundations’ Land of Smiles Brightens Student Smiles in Jersey County

Last week the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s Land of Smiles program visited 290 pre-kindergarteners through third grade students at Jerseyville West Elementary School. Land of Smiles is a free, dynamic educational initiative that aims to empower children with essential oral health habits. The program has been designed not just to educate, but also to…

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Scouts kick off Red Ribbon Week

To kick off Red Ribbon Week, Scout Troops: 77, 8059B and 8059G and Pack 8059 hosted a Prevention Table at the JCHS football game on October 20. Royal Banks Jerseyville, LifeChurchx, and Jersey Co. Against Drugs helped to sponsor the event. Red Ribbon Week is from October 23 to 31 each year to remember and…

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JCHS announces October 2023 Students of the Month

The selection of a “Student of the Month” is based upon the number of F.O.C.U.S. nominations, which a student receives for a given month. F.O.C.U.S. (Finding One Clearly Unique Student) is a program, which acknowledges a student each week for academic or kindness. Each week teachers may recognize students who have performed well in their…

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Jersey County annual 4-H Achievement Program

By Jessica Jaffry Jersey County 4-H members and volunteers were recognized on Sunday, Nov. 5 at Farm Credit Illinois in Jerseyville at the annual 4-H Achievement Program. Achievement recognizes youth who turn in 4-H records or experience applications for their 4-H participation, community service, leadership and project learning. Jersey County 4-H recognized 25 youth at…

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Daughters of the American Revolution recognize local seniors

The Dr. Silas Hamilton Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes Jersey Community High School senior Connor Chin to receive the DAR Good Citizens Award. Connor is one of seven area students who have been chosen to receive the award. Other area students are Cheyenne Brundies, Brussels High School; Kaylin Bartee, Bunker Hill High…

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