On Monday, March 31, 2014 a special assembly was held at Illini Central School. Principal Jodlowski took a minute to remind the high school and middle school students about the importance of volunteer service before he introduced Becky Leamon, Senior Assistant Director of Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois who spoke to the students about the Foster Grandparent Program which Community Action sponsors.
Illini Central School currently has 2 Foster Grandparents, Lois Nicodemus and “Nash” Shawgo, who volunteer their time to work with children who need a little extra help to overcome obstacles that may . . .
Transport yourself to the little Jewish village of Anatevka in the Russian Ukraine, during the time of the Czars; when Illini Central presents Fiddler on the Roof Jr on April 11 & 12 on the IC Stage. This is an abridged version of the award winning Broadway production that premiered in 1964. Be there as Tevye, the poor milkman played by Tom Wiemer, tries to keep his family’s traditions in place in a changing world. His wife Golde played by Rebecca Leinweber and their five daughters played by Abby . . .
Congratulations to the Illini Central March students of the Month. They are front row from left to right - Iverson Miles - 6th grade, Bryden Barber - 6th grade, Abby Martin - 8th grade, Alexus Merricks - 8th grade. Back row, Teddy Cuomo - 7th grade, Jacob Caggiano - 8th grade, Ellie Baskett - 8th grade, and Elaina Auxier - 8th grade!