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BHS Key Club  Blood Drive a success

BHS Key Club   Blood Drive a success

  The Byron High School (BHS) Key Club Blood Drive, hosted on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Mary Morgan Elementary School, was a major success!  Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) has said for months that donations are way down this winter due to people sick with the flu. The Byron/Stillman […]

 
 

Time to order roses from the Lions Club

Lions Rose Day is Saturday, April 14 and the final order date for purchasing roses is April 7. This year marks the 65th year for the annual fund-raising event sponsored by Lions clubs. Proceeds from the sale of roses go to Lions work for sight and hearing impairments in adults […]

 
 

Meridian works through alarming threat

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Friday morning, Feb. 23, SVHS administration was made aware of a threatening message posted in a student bathroom. SVHS administration immediately contacted District Office and the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department. Administration and the Sheriff’s Department conferred and determined that an immediate lockdown was not necessary. […]

 
 

Byron School District Board approves new Superintendent

Byron School District Board approves new Superintendent

At the Feb. 22, 2018 Board Meeting, the Byron Board of Education approved a three-year contract for Mr. Buster Barton to become their next superintendent. Mr. Barton is currently the principal of Mary Morgan Elementary School in Byron. Prior to that, he served the Byron District as an assistant principal, […]

 
 

Car show donation

Car show donation

       

 
 

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 […]

 
 

  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. […]