Prospect girls battle their way to first win

Offensive struggles continue in loss to Pelham

ALTON — The offensive struggles of the Prospect Mountain soccer girls continued early last week, as the Timber Wolves dropped a 5-0 decision to Pelham. "They just fell apart," coach Matt Locke noted. "The girls have the talent, but I think they get uptight in games and it carries over. I don't know what the issue is."...more>

Voters make their choices at the ballot boxes

Howard, Varney, Bickford among those moving on to general election

REGION — As is traditionally the case in mid-term election years, turnout was low when voters went to the polls on Sept. 9 to choose the candidates who will represent the Democrats and the Republicans on the ballot in November. There were almost no contested races on the Democratic primary ballots in any of our three towns. Republicans on the other hand had a number of choices to make heading into November's general election....more>

Hussey chosen for Siemens STEM Institute

ALTON — This year, Caitlin Hussey, a high school science teacher from Prospect Mountain High School in Alton, will enter her classroom with a deeper understanding of how to integrate real world science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts into classroom instruction. This understanding comes as a result of her participation this summer in a highly-exclusive professional development opportunity sponsored by the Siemens Foundation and administered by Discovery Education and Oak Ridge Associated Universities....more>
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