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Dr. Caposey Earns ‘Making IT Happen’ Award

Dr. Caposey Earns ‘Making IT Happen’ Award

Caposey earns ‘Making IT Happen’ Award from METC On Feb. 12 at the Midwest Education Technology Community’s (METC) annual conference in St. Charles, Missouri Dr. PJ Caposey will be awarded the Making IT Happen – Outstanding Leader award. As the EdTech program of EducationPlus, a non-profit, membership driven organization, the […]

 
 

MLK Champs

MLK Champs

COURTESY PHOTOS Tempo MLK Champs The Byron boy’s varsity basketball team competed in the Freeport Martin Luther King tournament and came out tournament champions. They defeated Rockford Christian 60-45 and Rochelle 76-38.

 
 

Snow Sculpting at Byron High School

Snow Sculpting at Byron High School

DOUG SCHRODER PHOTO The Gazette “Stone Cold” the Byron High School entry in the 33rd Illinois State Snow Sculpting competition.

 
 

Byron High takes a first in the Illinois State Snow Sculpting competition

Byron High takes a first in the Illinois State Snow Sculpting competition By Doug Schroder EDITOR After a three week delay the 33rd Illinois State Snow Sculpting competition took place last week from Wednesday, Feb. 6 to Saturday, Feb. 8 at Sinnissippi Park in Rockford. The delay came about because […]

 
 

FBLA competes at the FBLA Northern Illinois Conference

FBLA competes at the FBLA Northern Illinois Conference Stillman Valley’s Future Business Leaders of America attended the Northern Illinois FBLA Conference on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Grayslake Central High School. Nine members plus the three advisers attended the conference. FBLA members had a choice of 80 different events that they […]

 
 

Stillman Valley Students Top Winners

Stillman Valley Students Top Winners

COURTESY PHOTO Tempo Stillman Valley students who were top winners at the Northern FBLA Conference: (L-R) Tyler Kubiszewski, Elizabeth Oltmanns, Misael Guerrero, Richie Sutliff and Casey Madeen.  

 
 

2019 Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department Grants

Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants available for 2019 The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) is announcing that limited funds are again available for Waste Reduction/Recycling Grants for the 2019 fiscal year. The grants of up to $2,000 are available to Ogle County businesses, schools, churches and non-profit organizations […]

 
 

SVHS Wrestle Regional Champs

SVHS Wrestle Regional Champs

2019 Regional Champs The Stillman Valley wrestling team earned the regional crown at Genoa-Kingston on Saturday, Feb. 2.

 
 

Area FFA chapters take part in Christmas tree collection

Area FFA chapters take part in Christmas tree collection On Saturday, Jan. 12 the Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters in Byron, Forreston, Oregon, and Polo once again participated in collecting Christmas trees from local residents and brought them to area chipping sites. Eric Tryggestad, FFA Advisor, and the Byron […]

 
 

It’s Super Bowl II for one northern Illinois couple

It’s Super Bowl II for one northern Illinois couple By Doug Schroder EDITOR Most people become part of the over 100-million television viewers world wide to watch the Super Bowl when it happens each year. For one couple from Poplar Grove it will be the second year in a row […]