Posts Tagged ‘Goreville Schools’

Goreville ladies win State Championship

The season ended for the Goreville Junior Lady Blackcats on Friday, January 29 with the team hoisting the State Championship trophy in the air.  Achieving the incredibly rare perfect season, they went 29-0 en route to their vi...


Mike Rude rehired as Vienna-Goreville head football coach

Vienna, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 –Varsity football restarted in Johnson County after more than 75 years with an inaugural season in 2009 while under the leadership of Hall of Fame Coach Mike Rude. Coach Rude lead the Vienna-Go...


Goreville student visits congressman in D.C.

By Mike Kolb Nathan Carrington of Goreville recently spent some time in Washington, D.C. and had the chance to speak with Congressman John Shimkus.  Carrington was in the nation’s capital for a convention of the Young Americ...


Goreville School to offer college courses to students

This school year, Goreville Schools will be able to offer more than just a diploma.  The Goreville CUSD No. 1 school board has approved providing certification in four vocational areas that students can use to enter the workfo...



Goreville Schools out of “Snow Days”

School officials, teachers and students alike returned to school Friday after something of an extended Christmas break due to severe weather that shut down much of the region over the past weeks. With only five “Emergency Day...


Students, teachers return to school

Goreville Schools kicked off the new year Monday evening with an Open House and Orientation to allow parents and students a chance to ask questions and prepare for their first day of school Tuesday morning.  Grade school stude...


Lockdown Drill at Goreville Schools

Two men entered Goreville Schools as another roamed its parking lot and playground, each looking for “victims” as they acted as assailants in an Active Shooter Drill at Goreville Schools Thursday, April 25. The lock...


Connie Abell to retire from SouthernTrust

SouthernTrust Bank’s Connie Abell is set to retire May 3, after helping the growing business open its doors in 2005. Abell said she continues to be blessed with grandchildren and this “exciting part of her” life gave caus...



Sixth grader to represent Goreville at Tri-State Bee

Goreville Grade School crowned a new Spelling Bee Grand Champion Friday afternoon as sixth grader Ryan Holland successfully completed the competition correctly spelling “pestilent” in the eighth and final round. Holland wil...


Goreville Elementary, Jr. High reach AYP for eighth consecutive year

The Illinois State Board of Education recently notified Goreville’s Elementary and Jr. High schools on their achieving Adequate Yearly Progress as defined by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Goreville is just one of 699 ...