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5 questions with ... Amy Zahm-Duncheon, Eisenhower High School principal  Herald & Review

Name: Amy Zahm-Duncheon. Occupation: Eisenhower High School principal. Where she lives: Decatur. What is your background in teaching and being an ...

Police: Eisenhower High School secretary charged with sexually assaulting student  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A secretary at Eisenhower High School in Decatur is facing a preliminary charge of criminal sexual assault after police said she had intercourse ...

GALLERY: Recognize anyone? A look at Eisenhower High School students through the years  Herald & Review

1991: Jacquie James, center, of Eisenhower High School and Chris Wood, left, of Door County, Wis., rehearse the song 'Sweet Georgia Brown' with other high ...

Police: Two 18-year-old women arrested after altercation at Eisenhower High School  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Police said two 18-year-old women were arrested Thursday after an Eisenhower High School student said they punched and kicked her during ...

Decatur school security officer arrested, accused of sexually abusing Eisenhower student  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A Decatur School District security officer is facing a preliminary charge of the criminal sexual abuse of an Eisenhower High School student.

๐ŸŽญ In the spotlight: Eisenhower cast has great expectations for fall musical  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” During Eisenhower High School's fall play, the cast will have special guests among their families and friends in the audience: representatives from ...

Speaking up: Decatur student ambassadors bring issues to school board  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Londarius Hayes wanted to be a student ambassador so he could speak for his Eisenhower High School peers.

Eisenhower High School spreads culture of reading, 1 book at a time  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Imagine a book club where nearly everyone around you is a member.

Eisenhower reprinting yearbook after wheelchair athlete named 'most accident prone'  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The Decatur School District will reprint 100 Eisenhower High School yearbooks after a student who uses a wheelchair was named โ€œmost accident ...

GALLERY: Remember this? 21 photos of Decatur high school activities through the years  Herald & Review

1984: Eisenhower High School's girls bowling team was 11th in the state tournament after an 11-1 record during the regular season. Eisenhower won the ...

In 1st year, Decatur FFA program already attracting national recognition  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Decatur's high schools have only had FFA chapters since the beginning of the school year, but already the students are old hands.

Latest Decatur Athletic Hall of Fame class to be inducted at halftime of Friday's Eisenhower at MacArthur game  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The sixth class of the Decatur Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at halftime of Friday's Eisenhower at MacArthur varsity boys ...

Police: MacArthur High School student arrested after social media threat  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A juvenile girl was arrested Tuesday on a preliminary charge of disorderly conduct after a social media post threatening the safety of students and ...

From the Archives: Recognize anyone? 42 high school basketball photos  Herald & Review

Basketball season is underway! So why not take a trip down memory lane with these 42 high school basketball photos from our archives!

Eisenhower's 20 Women group strives to enrich girls' lives. Here's how.  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Consuelo Cruz founded 20 Women as a way to provide high school girls with mentors and guidance to make good decisions, but it has grown to ...

A competitive club for video gamers? Eisenhower team takes shape ๐ŸŽฎ  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€“ Video gamers have long been competitive, playing against each other over the internet and at home. Now the Illinois High School Association has ...

Alumni Tuesday: Decatur Public Schools HOF class | Sports  WAND

Meet the members of the Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame's Fall 2018 induction class in this week's edition of Alumni Tuesday! Please enjoy this transcript ...

Meet the Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class of 2018  Herald & Review

Two Decatur athletes who went on to play in the NFL are among the latest Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class, released Wednesday.

'We're not safe in our schools': Central Illinois students face range of discipline after walkouts  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Students at both Decatur public high schools were among those who participated in a national movement to walk out of class to protest gun ...

Student, brother arrested after confrontation at Eisenhower High School  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A confrontation with a security guard and police at Eisenhower High School on Tuesday afternoon resulted in the arrests of a 16-year-old student ...

Decatur school board OKs option to sue Eisenhower football field builder  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The Decatur School District can sue the subcontractor that installed the new Eisenhower High School athletic field, which has experienced ...

Cameron Rowe, R.J. Walker and Brylan Phillips lead Eisenhower into the Turkey Tournament  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Eisenhower basketball coach Rodney Walker loves to talk about this year's Panthers team.

SkyWalker CEO, Eisenhower coach Rodney Walker announces Decatur City Council candidacy  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Rodney Walker said he hopes to take his advocacy for Decatur's youth to the next level as he announced his candidacy for Decatur City Council ...

Eisenhower's Tor'Jon Evans ready to make his statement on the field  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” It was Tor'Jon Evans' turn to talk, but instead, his twin brother Tre'Jon appeared.

Back to School Bash draws big crowd at Eisenhower  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Zinda James leaned on the rail just in front of the concession stands at Eisenhower High School and overlooked the gym, which was occupied by ...

Police respond to Eisenhower High School | Top Stories  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Police Department officers were called to Eisenhower High School for a possible weapon at the school on Monday.

Tentative plan: Combine 2 Decatur middle schools by August  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Two public middle schools could be combined in one renovated building by August under a tentative timeline for the Decatur School District's ...

Decatur high school students get up-close look at manufacturing opportunities  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Some 300 students from the two Decatur public high schools and local manufacturers came together Thursday for the third year in a row of ...

PHOTOS: Eisenhower High School Graduation 2017 | Photo Galleries |  Herald & Review

Play our 2019 auto racing challenge! Just pick the 10 drivers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each race and your top 15 races count as your overall score ...

Dante Ridgeway, Brit Miller highlight latest Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Two Decatur athletes who went on to play in the NFL are among the latest Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class, released Wednesday.

TUPPER: Behold, the glorious return of Friday night football ๐Ÿˆ  Herald & Review

We in Central Illinois love a good party and we prove it by showing up in waves anytime someone advertises music, food, drink and a reason to turn up the.

Here's a list of all the members of the Decatur Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame  Herald & Review

Kenny Barnes (Stephen Decatur, 1962); Marsha Bond (MacArthur, 1980); Hubie Carter (Eisenhower, 1972); Wayne Dunning (Lakeview, 1979); Penny Hammel ...

Meet the 4 Decatur school board candidates running for 3 seats in 2019  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The Decatur Board of Education is guaranteed to gain at least two new faces next spring.

Eisenhower High School transformed into state-of-the-art facility  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” It has been a long process since the first High School Task Force meeting in February 2009.

Richland names Courtney Carson director of essential skills & community relations  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Richland Community College has named Courtney Carson, a Decatur Board of Education member and longtime mentor of area youth, as its new ...

Bender, Mickenzie Rae  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Mickenzie (Kenzie) Rae Bender, a lifelong resident of Decatur/Mt Zion, IL died unexpectedly on December 8, 2018 at the age of 37 while assisting ...

Affidavit reveals new details in arrest of second Decatur coach  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Friends of the 14-year-old student police said was the victim of indecent solicitation by a Decatur high school basketball coach said she called the ...

For Decatur public schools, a focus on changing the perception  Herald & Review

When Aaron and Abi McIntosh moved from rural Weldon with their two daughters, they heard all kinds of comments about Decatur public schools.

Coaches charged with sex crimes against teens enter pleas  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) โ€“ Two school coaches accused of making sexual advances toward teens have entered not guilty pleas. Macon County court records ...

Jim Root, Macon County sheriff, GOP  Herald & Review

I was born and raised in Decatur, Illinois. I graduated from Eisenhower High school and joined the United States Marines Corp in 1986 until receiving an ...

Deana Harding  Herald & Review

DECATUR --Deana Kay Harding, 67, of Danvers, IL formerly of Decatur, IL passed away February 18, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Hospital in Bloomington, IL.

Judge allows Decatur coach accused of sex offenses to have contact with child relatives  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Dylan W. Nunn, who coached in a Decatur high school and is pleading not guilty to sex offenses involving a student, had his bond modified ...

Macon County students perform in All-State conference  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€“ Every musician knows the hard work and dedication required to learn an instrument, and that learning never stops.

'Everybody loved him': Family, friends mourn Decatur shooting victim Marcqui Apholone  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Hours after he was found shot to death in a driveway on the city's east side, Marcqui Apholone was being memorialized in tributes all over social ...

LOCAL SCOREBOARD: Holiday tournament box scores from Saturday, Dec. 29  Herald & Review

At People's Bank and Trust Holiday Tournament at Taylorville. TAYLORVILLE 44, STERLING 41. Sterling (41). Duran 1 1-2 3, Bailey 0 0-0 0, Willman 0 0-0 0, ...

Here's the ultimate nine-week H&R-area high school football road trip  Herald & Review

For most fans, it's an easy choice of where to trek to Friday night โ€” your school's team.

Root wins close Macon County sheriff race | Top Stories  WAND

MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) โ€“ Republican Jim Root was elected sheriff in Macon County on Tuesday. The election was a close one, with Root winning by less ...

AREA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mount Zion girls shoot past Eisenhower  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- When Mount Zion sharp shooter Alexis Rhoades is feeling it, the Braves are a different team.

Student arrested after bomb threat at Eisenhower High School; no explosives found  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Police arrested a juvenile in connection with a bomb threat made at Eisenhower High School early Friday morning.

Decatur high school renovations show what's possible - News  The State Journal-Register

DECATUR -- As the Springfield School District embarks on a comprehensive plan to update its facilities, renovations to Decatur's two high schools offer a ...

MacArthur beats Peoria for 3rd place finish at Turkey Tournament  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Behind Keon Jones' 25 points, MacArthur's boys basketball team finished third at the 49th annual Team Soy Capital Decatur Turkey Tournament ...

Quintet of Eisenhower signees makes history | Sports |  WAND

DECATUR -- Three to the Ivy League. Five history makers in all. It's safe to say it was a significant day at Eisenhower High School. The school's Thursday ...

Clock runs out on Basketball Museum of Illinois in Pontiac  Herald & Review

PONTIAC โ€” The expression is "money talks." Turns out a lack of it speaks pretty clearly, too.

Jobs Expo offers one-stop applications for high school students  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Makayla Busby plans to become a pediatrician, so when the Eisenhower High School senior walked into the school's Jobs Expo she spotted ...

Warrior Project builds confidence, inspires students | Spirit of Central Illinois |  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) โ€” Terrel Williams is a warrior, fighting battles both seen and unseen. "I had just gotten out of my depression about having [cerebral ...

Decatur high school seniors explore careers through hands-on internships  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Seven Sassano knows she wants to become a lawyer, so when she applied for the Decatur School District's internship program, her choice was ...

Second coach charged with inappropriate conduct involving student  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) โ€“ Decatur police have arrested a second school coach for inappropriate sexual conduct. Police say Dylan Nunn, 26, is charged with ...

Eisenhower High School Practice Gym to be Renamed for Ida Brooks  WAND

Decatur- There will a naming ceremony coming up for a special woman and educator in Decatur.

Decatur schools' assistant superintendent Michael Dugan leaving for northern Illinois district  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€“ Michael Dugan has been named superintendent of the Hononegah High School district, pending board approval at its June 20 meeting.

Yearbook label upsets high school senior, mother | Top Stories  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)โ€” High school yearbooks are a special momentum you have throughout your life to look back on your younger years, and senior ...

Locke, Dr. G. Richard III  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Dr. Giles Richard Locke III, 57, died at his home on January 10th, surrounded by his family, from complications of progressive supranuclear palsy.

Slowing down: Here's why these Central Illinois teens are waiting to get their driver's license  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” When Denise White was 16 years old, she was in a car that was hit head-on by a drunken driver.

Member of Decatur Seven elected to school board that once expelled him  Chicago Tribune

Courtney Carson has moved from national symbol to local reverend. Next month he is expected to take his place on the school board that expelled him in 1999.

Aldridge, Robert  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Robert โ€œBobโ€ Aldridge, 77, of Hutsonville, IL, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the comfort of his home. He was born ...

Bledsaw, Sammy E.  Herald & Review

WARRENSBURG -- Sammy E. โ€œButchโ€ Bledsaw, 69, of Warrensburg, entered Heaven's gates July 22, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Dwayne Andreas Ag Academy in full swing | Top Stories  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - It's program designed to incorporate agriculture into the classroom. The Dwayne Andreas Ag Academy is in full swing in Decatur Public ...

Tuesday's Central State Eight Conference Basketball Capsules - Sports  The State Journal-Register

Sacred Heart-Griffin (11-4, 5-1) at Chatham Glenwood (11-5, 5-2)WHEN: 7:30 p.m.WHERE: Glenwood main gymPREVIOUS MATCHUP: SHG beat Glenwood ...

Decatur school officials praise student who reported gun at Eisenhower  Herald & Review

Decatur school officials are commending the student who raised the alarm about another student with a potential firearm at Eisenhower High School.

For this Decatur native, the sky's the limit on the U. of North Dakota Aerobatics Team  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Decatur native Elizabeth Birch has always been interested in the thrilling adventures life has to offer.

April Kostenski: Macon County treasurer, Democrat  Herald & Review

I was born and raised in Decatur (April Gensler). I graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1995. I went on to receive a bachelor's degree in Business and ...

Video: $1.65 million gift from Howard Buffett funds new Decatur ag academy  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The infusion of $1.65 million from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation will expose Decatur public school students to careers in agriculture and draw ...

Work to transform Decatur high school buildings under way  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” More than three years have passed since the first meeting of the High School Task Force at Eisenhower High School in February 2009.

Q&A: The 2 men running for Macon County sheriff weigh in on mass shootings, decriminalization of drugs and more  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The two top lieutenants vying to become Macon County's next sheriff weighed in Monday on a battery of topics including Second Amendment ...

Stewart, Floyd Thomas Jr.  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Floyd Thomas Stewart, Jr. went to be with the Lord on July 13, 2018 at his home.

1999: Expulsion issue broadens - Felony charges filed; release of video dismays prosecutor  Herald & Review

DECATUR - Four adults and five juveniles were charged Tuesday with felony mob action in connection with a Sept. 17 fight during a football game at ...

Decatur moves forward with plan to merge middle schools, expand elective courses  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Middle school will look very different next year, with all Decatur Public Schools students housed in one building and given many more choices for ...

Police: Shooting of 12-year-old Decatur boy was accidental; police chief comments on gun safety  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” In the aftermath of a shooting that killed a 12-year-old Decatur boy, police Chief Jim Getz on Tuesday challenged gun owners to take responsibility ...

MacArthur High School students learn financial savvy  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Being on your own for the first time can be intimidating, and without the right information, making mistakes is easy.

44-year-old man arrested in shooting death of Marcqui Apholone  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A 44-year-old man was arrested Monday in northern Illinois on a warrant for first-degree murder in the Decatur shooting death of Marcqui ...

Police: Footprints in snow lead officers to arrest suspect in 2 Decatur vehicle thefts  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Police followed footprints in the snow and said the trail led them to a Decatur man accused of stealing two vehicles Friday night.

Rules changes could be coming in high school basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Basketball is back and will look much the same as did last year.

FINAL TALLY: Tony Brown wins Macon County sheriff's race by 1 vote  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Election officials determined Tuesday that a single ballot decided who will become the next Macon County sheriff, giving Tony Brown, the ...

Decatur high school students explore careers in the skilled trades  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Marley Schoneman already knows what career she'd like to pursue and is preparing now.

2 incumbents , 2 challengers running for 2 Richland board seats  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Two incumbents and two challengers are vying for the two open seats on the Richland Community College Board of Trustees in the April 4 ...

Decatur schools, BLDD Architects work to solve humid classrooms  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€“ Decatur schools and BLDD Architects have agreed to work toward fixing problems with heating, air conditioning and ventilation units at Eisenhower ...

Decatur Public Schools won't punish walkout students  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) โ€” While districts from Rhode Island to Texas are promising punishments up to suspensions for student walkouts, Decatur Public Schools ...

2 Decatur coaches plead not guilty to sex offenses  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Two Decatur high school coaches accused of sex offenses with teenage girls have entered pleas of not guilty in Macon County Circuit Court.

Hot classrooms create challenges for Central Illinois schools, families  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Unseasonably warm temperatures this week have caused several Central Illinois school districts, including Decatur, to dismiss students early, ...

U.S. Rep. Davis: Focus on security, not gun control, to protect schools  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Citing his own experiences as a father and a victim of gun violence, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis on Monday said the national conversation about ...

Decatur runner catches up with a dream at New York City Marathon ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Sometimes, life takes off and our dreams take a step back.

Area's best spellers set to compete for regional title, trip to Washington, D.C.  Herald & Review

Having emerged from spelling competitions involving students in their classroom, in their school and then their county, it all come down to this.

Summer Math Academy slips some learning into the 'summer slide' ๐Ÿซ  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Educators often speak of the โ€œsummer slide,โ€ when kids forget some of what they learned during summer break. The result is having to spend ...

Steve Nichols | Community  WAND

Steve Nichols graduated from Eisenhower High school in 1985. He served in the United States Air Force during Desert Storm. He returned to Decatur and began ...

Schuman, Theodora Jean  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Theodora Jean Schuman age 90 passed away on October 16, 2018 in her home in Roseville, MN.

25 years after Jennifer Lockmiller of Decatur was murdered, her killer remains a mystery  Herald & Review

NORMAL โ€” Twenty-five years after Jennifer Lockmiller was murdered in her Normal apartment, her killer's identity remains a mystery.

New Eisenhower principal wants to boost school pride  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Students will see several new faces at Eisenhower High School when classes begin Aug. 22.

Could you spell schadenfreude? Meet the fifth-grader who won after 36 rounds at the Macon County spelling bee  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The Macon County Spelling Bee was a hard-fought battle this year, and when the dust settled at the end, the victor was one of the youngest ...

No snow expected in Decatur Tuesday after winter weather hits area on Monday  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” It may have looked a lot like Christmas on Monday, thanks to an out-of-season snowfall, but the National Weather *Service* in Lincoln said Macon ...

Video Gaming Emerging As a High School Sport  Peoria Public Radio

DECATUR, Ill. - More than two dozen Illinois schools have started e-sports teams as the Illinois High School Association has recognized video gaming as an.

One last run for Scholl with Life Skills basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Rick Scholl felt a tap on his shoulder. He turned around and saw a face that sent him down memory lane.

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