Author Archive: Laurie Tanley

2018 IHSA State Champion

2018 IHSA State Champion

For more local sports coverage pick up a copy of the Feb. 22nd issue of the Tempo

 
 

Byron Middle School Math Teams make math count

Byron Middle School Math Teams make math count

Congratulations to Byron Middle School’s MathCounts students for taking top honors at regional competition held at Sauk Valley Community College on Saturday, Feb. 10. Byron’s team consisting of Rebekah Starwalt, Sadie Stickler, Joel Pauley and Maddy Cope received trophies for taking fourth place overall. In the individual round, Isaac Mondello […]

 
 

Byron Kiwanis scholarships available

  The Byron Kiwanis is offering two scholarships again this year. The Student Service Scholarship was established in 1999 for outstanding service to school and community. This scholarship for post-secondary study recognizes outstanding high school students who have been actively involved in community service in the Byron or Meridian school […]

 
 

State wrestling meet

State wrestling meet
 
 

Mr. PHS pageant is Feb. 24

The Pecatonica High School Key Club is hosting its first ever Mr. PHS pageant on Saturday, Feb. 24. 70% of all proceeds will be donated to the Thirst Project, a non-profit organization that builds wells and delivers water to countries where clean water is not immediately available. During the pageant, […]

 
 

Winnebago 6th graders assigned to change the world

Winnebago 6th graders assigned to change the world

By Doug Schroder, Editor When Winnebago Middle School Social Studies teacher Ty True assigned his students to do “passion projects” he wasn’t sure what to expect. A passion project is one where the students can make a change in the world. The students have come through so well he calls them […]

 
 

  For more coverage of the Girls Class 2A regional see the Feb. 15th issue of the Tempo                            

 
 

Jackie DeVries recognized as advocate of gifted students

Jackie DeVries recognized as advocate of gifted students

The Illinois Association for Gifted Children presented Jackie DeVries with the Bonnie Park Leadership Legacy Award at their annual awards luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 1. Named in honor of Bonnie Park, long-term Board Chair of IAGC, this award recognizes an individual who works tirelessly as an advocate for gifted students. […]

 
 

Byron Tigers wrap up winter season

  By Chris Johnson, reporter On Friday, Feb. 16 all of the regular season games will come to an end and the Byron Tigers will get a chance to take a shot at a Regional Title and possibly even more. Dixon comes in to help the winter sports season transition into […]

 
 

Hoo Haven featured at live animal event

Hoo Haven featured at live animal event

  Are you crazy about animals and wildlife?  We know that children of all ages are…so Byron Team Kiwanis (Key Club, Builders Club and K-KIDS) is collaborating with Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center to host a FREE live-animal community event on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 1:30 p.m. at […]