Shawnee High School

Shawnee Community College has announced winners from a recent high school art show. Area students competed in the show, which was hosted March 11 by the college. The show featured entries in the following art categories: drawing, painting, pastels, photography and sculpture/other. The show also...
Shawnee let an early 1-0 lead slip away on its way to an 8-1 loss to host Trico in non-conference high school girls’ softball action Thursday, March 20. Drew McLane was 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Shawnee at the plate. Madi Ellet was 1-for-3 with a double and RBI for the Lady Reds.
Mike Hanson
Mike Hanson has been the principal at Shawnee Junior-Senior High School in Wolf Lake for the past six years. In mid-June of this year, he will retire. Hanson, of Grand Tower, graduated from Shawnee High School in 1973. However, like many graduates who are tired of school, he swore he would never...
Autumn McMahan was on the mound for visiting Shawnee during a recent high school softball game against Anna-Jonesboro. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.
Anna-Jonesboro’s Morgan Wendling caught a fly ball in left field during A-J’s home softball game against the Goreville Blackcats on Wednesday, March 29. The game was played in Jonesboro. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team won three consecutive games in recent action. A-J 11, Shawnee 1: A-J pitcher Makenzie Carter tossed a one-hitter to lead the host Lady Wildcats to the victory Saturday, April 1. Carter gave up a walk and recorded 10 strikeouts. Autumn McMahan...
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...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team won two games last week. A-J 7, Johnston City 3: Katie Williams was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the host Lady Wildcats in the non-conference win Friday, March 24. Morgan Wendling was 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs for the Lady Wildcats. Lexi Smith was 2-...
State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, and State Sen. Paul Schimpf, R-Waterloo, joined for a picture with Jamie Nash-Mayberry and her classes following the students’ presentation about the condition of the local levee system. Photo by Amber Skelton.
State Senators Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, and Paul Schimpf, R-Waterloo, visited Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake on Wednesday, March 22, to hear a presentation from the students about the condition of the Big Muddy levees. Students from Jamie Nash-Mayberry’s economics and history classes had...
The Cobden High School baseball team will return five starters from last year’s 22-10 squad to build a team around this spring. “It’s definitely hard losing all those seniors,” first-year Cobden baseball coach Jared Clutts said. “We’re going to be really young, but we have a lot of athleticism,...
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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