Macomb High School

WIU Works To Reverse The Trend
10:20 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Enrollment At WIU Continues To Trend Down

Western Illinois University, Macomb Campus.
Credit en.wikipedia.org

In the spring of 2007, nearly 9,800 undergraduate students were attending classes at Western Illinois University's Macomb campus.  Only 8,000 were enrolled this past spring. The leaders of the university are currently working on plans to bring enrollment back up.

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Three Decades of Teaching
6:46 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Swan Song for Macomb Band Director

David Wetmore at a recent rehearsal
Credit Hope Kirwan

A member of the Macomb Band Booster club described David Wetmore as “the perfect mix of a parent, a teacher and a coach.”

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Western Illinois Schools
6:00 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

New Conference Still a Possibility

Credit Rich Egger

Three school districts have agreed to form a new conference in western Illinois, but two other districts remain undecided.

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Superintendent says there is no danger
10:41 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Macomb Jr. Sr. High School Lock Down

Police cars at Macomb Jr. Sr. High School during lockdown 5-9-13

KHQA reported the Macomb Junior and Senior High School went into lockdown at during the 9 o'clock hour this morning.

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Avoids prosecution on more serious charges
5:12 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Watson Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct

A former Macomb High School teacher and coach is headed to jail.

Daniel Watson has pleaded guilty to a charge of official misconduct for having inappropriate communication with a student who was 17 years old at the time. The two exchanged over 6,000 texts over a three-month period.

Watson was originally charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and two counts of official misconduct. With the plea he avoids the possibility of becoming a registered sex offender.

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