The Iroquois West Federation of Teachers will again be awarding a scholarship to a graduate of Iroquois West High School who has completed his/her student teaching experience. An application form and additional information is available on the Iroquois West unit website and must be completed by May 28, 2013. The award winner will be notified by May 31.
Today is Vicki Killus Day! Miss Killus will be retiring from the Iroquois West school district at the end of this school year. Miss Killus has served the Iroquois West students and community for forty-three years!
After graduating from Pontiac high school, Miss Killus received her B.A. in Physical Education and Health from Illinois State University. In the fall of 1970, Miss Killus began her teaching career in the Onarga K-12 P.E. department. Miss Killus coached girls basketball, volleyball, track, and cheerleading for Onarga.
Today we celebrate a day in honor of Renda McDonald and her many years of service to Iroquois West. Renda McDonald graduated from Chatsworth High School and earned her teaching degree from the U of I. She started teaching at Melvin-Sibley in 1971. She also taught at Ford Central and began teaching at IW in 1992.
After retirement she plans on traveling, spending more time with her grandchildren, reading and relaxing.