Cairo High School

Shawnee Community College is working to contribute to the revitalization of Cairo. The college has moved its Cairo extension center to Cairo High School.  Shawnee Community College has established an agreement with Cairo High School to offer classes and educational programs starting this fall.  “...
Community forums are planned in the area in late August and in September with Dr. Peggy Bradford, who is the new president of Shawnee Community College. The schedule for the community forums includes: •Aug. 29, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Shawnee Community College Anna extension center, 1150 E. Vienna St...
Dr. Ben Carson listened to questions from the media during an interview session between meetings in Cairo on Tuesday.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson visited Cairo on Tuesday, Aug. 8, in response to a public housing crisis which has been unfolding in the community. Carson toured the Elmwood and McBride housing complexes, both of which have been deemed uninhabitable and are...
Shawnee Community College’s Adult Education Program is planning to offer GED classes this fall. The classes will be offered at various locations in the area and at the college’s main campus near Ullin. Classes are scheduled to begin Aug. 22. The classes are offered at no cost to students. Main...
Students from an area school are scheduled to be in attendance at the annual Students for the Information Age TECH 2017 event, which is planned Tuesday, May 9, at the Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Hundreds of...
High school graduation and 8th grade promotion celebrations are planned at public schools in Alexander and Pulaski counties.  The schedule for the ceremonies includes: Cairo School District No. 1 High school graduation: Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. Eighth grade promotion: Sunday, May 21, at 3 p.m....
Gary Funk, standing, the director of the Rural Schools Collaborative, gave a presentation about the future of Illinois rural public schools at Egyptian High School in Tamms on Tuesday evening, April 25. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Illinois Humanities, in partnership with the Association of Illinois Rural and Small Schools, presented a free public program called The Future of Rural Public Schools at Egyptian High School in Tamms on Tuesday, April 25. Egyptian seniors Daneesha Carthell, Tyra Huff and Kacia Houston,...
Kenna Hight
Kenna Hight, a 3rd grader at Century Elementary School near Ullin, won second place in the state-wide hoop shoot contest sponsored by Illinois Elks Clubs.   Open to all boys and girls in the state between the ages of 8 and 13, the contest pit each child against others of their own age and gender. ...
A regional high school band performed March 23 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The band featured student musicians from area high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Community College near Ullin on March 23 hosted an annual high school regional band performance. The regional band featured high school students from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, Cairo High School, Cobden High School, Egyptian High School at Tamms, Goreville High School, Shawnee...
Shawnee Community College near Ullin hosted the annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, WYSE, Academic Challenge on Feb. 9. Eleven of the 12 high schools in the college’s district competed at the event. Participating high schools were separated into two divisions based on their...

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