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GIBSON CITY — Nick Meunier’s favorite part of Friday hasn’t changed since he was in kindergarten.
PAXTON — A fourth option to address the future of Paxton’s oldest school building is now on the table, and it is the most expensive yet.
GIBSON CITY — A 22-caliber bullet was found inside Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School before classes started Monday morning, prompting a brief lockdown.
CHAMPAIGN — The nonprofit Parkland College Foundation awarded scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to three area residents:
— Sheila Stricklin of Loda received the Amy Kummerow Scholarship and the Julie F. Burnham Scholarship.
— Kaitlyn Uden of Paxton received the Elva Hensley Greeson Business Scholarship.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda school board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in the board room at PBL Junior High School to discuss proposed health/life safety projects and long-term facility planning.
The discussion is expected to include potential long-term projects, including how to address the future of PBL Eastlawn School.
CHAMPAIGN — Seven local charities are sharing in a surprise windfall of more than $1 million.
GIBSON CITY — Anton Sorensen is spending the next year in a town of 3,400 people — just a fraction of the population of his hometown of Aalborg, Denmark — but, for some reason, everything seems bigger.
PAXTON — A representative of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office will speak to students and their parents about “digital expectations” — including things kids should or should not do using their wireless devices — next week at PBL High School and PBL Junior High School.
GIBSON CITY — Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School students may soon have an opportunity to take classes outside the walls of the high school and earn not only high school credit, but college credit, as well.
PAXTON — Paxton-Buckley-Loda schools will dismiss early Monday, Aug. 25, and Tuesday, Aug. 26, due to the extreme heat and humidity.
Elementary buildings will dismiss at 2 p.m., PBL High School at 2:05 and PBL Junior High School at 2:10.