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Grant will help bridge the gap for Unit 10 lower level readers

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville Unit 10 media libraries recently received a $5,000 grant from the Illinois State Library to help improve the reading ability of lower level readers. Unit 10’s “Bridging the Gap” program will use the “Another Opportunity for Back 2 Books” grant proceeds to buy books designed to assist English language learners and students with […]

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Monday Kahok baseball cancelled

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The varsity and junior varsity Collinsville High School baseball games scheduled for Monday, April 7, have been cancelled due to rain. It has yet to be determined if the games will be made up. Weather permitting, the Kahoks will be in action at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fletcher Field against East St. Louis.

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CHS Indoor Percussion Ensemble final performance tonight

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CHS Indoor Percussion Ensemble / Submitted photo

The Collinsville High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble prepared for more than 400 hours for the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, Thursday. Tonight is the final chance to see the fruits of that labor on display in Collinsville. The group will perform “Shogun,” the story of two samurai and their clans during a […]

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Three positive influences chosen as CHS March Character Students of the Month

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Character Education

Mario Avalos, Melissa Diehl and Karina Ramirez have been honored by Collinsville High School for embodying the March Character Education trait, “be positive: affirm the best in people and situations.” Despite facing physical challenges, Avalos works hard and is extremely positive in class, CHS teacher Vicki Fuhrhop said. “Mario never ceases to amaze me. He […]

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Lady Kahoks soccer volunteers to help special kids with special needs

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Lady Kahok girls soccer players volunteering at SPENSA / Submitted photo

On a recent cold and windy Saturday morning, 50 girls from the Collinsville High School girls soccer program made the trek to Fenton, Mo. to volunteer for the Special Needs Soccer Association. When they arrived, they found about 60 special needs kids who were all energy and smiles, eager to play soccer despite the conditions. […]

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