Egyptian School

The new music instructor at Shawnee Community College, Lee VanAlstine, conducted his first Shawnee Pride performance on Thursday, March 2. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Community College has a new music instructor after the retirement of John Windings, who was the music instructor for over 20 years. Lee VanAlstine has been working in K-12 public education in Southern Illinois since 1997, though he is originally from Central Illinois. He received his...
The Egyptian Lady Falcons Classic was held on Saturday, March 4. The junior high volleyball tournament was held at Egyptian School in Tamms. Egyptian School won first place, Century was second and Dongola took third. Players who earned first team all tournament honors included Daisha Carthell,...
Shawnee Pride was presented at Shawnee Community College in Ullin on Thursday, March 2. The band featured students from Anna, Century, Cobden, Cypress/Buncombe, Dongola, Egyptian, Goreville, Jonesboro, Shawnee and Massac County junior high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Pride was presented at Shawnee Community College in Ullin on Thursday, March 2. The event brings band students from the area together to practice and then to present a concert. Shawnee Community College band director Lee VanAlstine worked with students for one day before the performance....
Students in kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade sang “Chime In!” The song featured the 4th and 5th grade bell choir. They also performed “Listen to the Jingles.”
Egyptian Elementary School in Tamms hosted its annual Christmas program on Thursday, Dec. 1. Photos with Santa were available before the program, along with a dinner from Fazoli’s. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Dodge Memorial Library in Olive Branch offers a variety of services to the community. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Dodge Memorial Library in Olive Branch has been at the center of the community since 1984. The library has made an upgrade that is a huge benefit to the community: fiber-optic internet, provided by Clearwave Communications. This type of internet, the fastest in the area, is currently only...
FFA members Kelsey McCrite, Rileigh Petermichel and David Mitchell, retired the colors.
Egyptian School in Tamms hosted its annual Veterans Day program on Thursday, Nov. 10. The program was held in the high school gym. This year’s program, “Honoring All Who Served,” featured student tributes, musical performances and recognition of the veterans who attended the program. Photos by...
Special events are planned in the area in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. Lincoln School, Anna Lincoln Elementary School in Anna is planning to have an assembly to honor local veterans. The assembly is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, today, at the school....
Parents and students registered before meeting with teachers.
Egyptian School in Tamms hosted a Back-to-School night on Thursday, Aug. 11. Students and parents had an opportunity to meet teachers, to visit their classrooms and to participate in some fun activities. The night also featured face painting, t-shirts which were for sale and a chance to meet...
Unique learning experiences are being offered to Egyptian School District students who are participating in the WILD summer program, led by faculty and staff from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and their partners.  The Egyptian School District in Tamms, located in one of the state’s...

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