Illinois Department of Corrections is hosting a Job Fair on Tuesday, May 24th in Chester, Illinois at the Eagles Club. They will have staff there to speak with interested individuals about various positions they have available including but not limited to Officers & Nurses. They are recruiting for the Chester facility, but also any nearby facilities as well.
Lucky Winners of the FFA Raffle! FFA Basket - Jamie Clark Bear Bench - Sheila Sharp Tool Set - Jason Morehead Peddle Tractor - Karon Hooks Cooler - Nicole Taylor Storage Shed - Pam McLelland Thank you to everyone who supported the Joppa FFA and Carpentry program!
Bus will be running 15 to 20 miniates late this morning due to train.
Jr. High Graduation tonight, Graduation starts at 7:00, doors will open at 6:00.
Joppa High School Beta Club will be hosting a Massac County Color Run on Saturday, May 28th, at Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis, IL. Registration is $35 on-site and includes a t-shirt and a free pair of sunglasses to the first 78 people on-site. Please arrive between 8:15-8:30am for registration at the Welcome Center. You may pre-register by following this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9_aZzK1O2Od0blCPo29rwhlA1JBZwMVrUeQejRkt_mfwj2w/viewform Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or talk to any JHS Beta Club member! Thank you for supporting JHS Beta!
Valedictorians and Salutatorian read their speeches and accepted their awards. Congratulations!
On May 12, the Class of 2022 walked across the stage to receive their diploma. Congratulations! (Part 2)
The 7th grade class would like to congratulate Deidra Gagnon of Paducah for winning the Summer Fun Raffle. Thank you to all who purchased tickets. Your support is much appreciated!
On May 12, the Class of 2022 walked across the stage to receive their diploma. Congratulations! (Part 1)
Best wishes to the Class of 2022.
After graduation practice, the seniors took one last stroll through Maple Grove's hallway. (Part 3)
After graduation practice, the seniors took one last stroll through Maple Grove's hallway. (Part 2)
On May 12, the Class of 2022 walked across the stage to receive their diploma. Congratulations! (Part 3)
After graduation practice, the seniors took one last stroll through Maple Grove's hallway. (Part 1)
There will be a Senior Breakfast tomorrow, May 12, at 8am before graduation practice. All members of the Senior Class of 2022 are invited to attend!
Shawnee Community College will be the site of the 14th annual ELITE (Educate, Lead, and Inspire Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs) Youth Entrepreneur Camp, scheduled for July 18 – 21, 2022, at the main campus. This is a 4-day camp for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. The students will prepare a business plan throughout the week. Guest presenters will cover various topics related to entrepreneurship. Students will also take a field trip to see how actual businesses operate on a daily basis. The camp concludes with students making a presentation on their business plans on the final day. Parents, guardians, and other guests are invited to a luncheon and the presentation ceremony. Winning students will receive awards in three categories including prize money to assist in their entrepreneurship efforts. The ELITE Camp is coordinated by Shawnee Community College, Southernmost Illinois Delta Empowerment Zone (SIDEZ), and University of Illinois Extension. For more information or to obtain an application, contact Brett Whitnel at 618-634-3213.
This week the freshman World History class is learning about WWI. Students learned about trench warfare and then took part in it on their own. They loved this hands on learning experience.
The 8th graders had a great time at Atomic City for their 8th grade trip. Students played arcade games, bumper cars, mini golf, laser tag, and raced go-karts. Students also enjoyed some tasty pizza from Pizza Inn. Everyone had a blast! Thank you to Mrs. Beth Adkins for driving the bus, Atomic City and Pizza Inn for being amazing hosts.
The doors will open at 6:00 tonight and graduation will start at 7:00. Graduation will be held in the JHS gym, all are welcome to attend.
A few of the raffle items for Joppa FFA/ Carpentry class. Please contact your favorite FFA member or Ashlin Lowery to purchase tickets! Raffle winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 17th!