Education Matters: Belleville West’s Future Farmers are feeding people now, BND

By | August 19th, 2015|Belleville West|

August 18, 2015 By Mary Cooley, BND Future Farmers of America at Belleville West are already feeding America, with sweet corn going to two area food pantries. FFA sponsor Jared Hemmer said about five of the 15 club members participated over the summer. “They were there just about every day that I was out there,” [...]

Belleville District 201 school board agrees to teacher contracts, BND

By | August 19th, 2015|District News|

  August 18, 2015 By Mary Cooley, BND Belleville District 201 capped off the first day of school Monday with a meeting, in which they officially made the teachers very happy. The board approved collective bargaining contracts with the teachers union and the teacher assistants council. The four-year contract secures four steps on the salary [...]