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Macomb High School

Rich Egger

Construction is complete on the greenhouse at Macomb High School, while construction is just getting started on the renovation project at Lincoln School.

Eli Blasi / From the petition to Reinstate Coach Moore As MHS Men's Head Soccer Coach

After a roughly three hour closed door meeting, the Macomb Board of Education agreed to suspend head coach Jeff Moore without pay for the balance of the 2014-15 soccer season.

Enrollment At WIU Continues To Trend Down

Jun 16, 2014
TSPR

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.

Swan Song for Macomb Band Director

Jan 14, 2014
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.”

Rich Egger

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

Macomb Jr. Sr. High School Lock Down

May 9, 2013

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

Watson Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct

May 14, 2012

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.