CGS: 2024-2025 ATHLETIC EVENTS Upcoming events notifications in attached graphics.
7 days ago, Chester High School
CGS Fall Sports
CGS & CHS: JACKET BASKETBALL CAMP 2024 YellowJacket Basketball Camp is great success! 36 campers grades 3rd thru 8th enjoy learning from high school players, coaches and one guest instructor BY JIM BEERS The Chester High School Boys Basketball Team held its annual basketball camp Wednesday through Friday June 12-14 at the Chester Grade School. This year’s event took place from 9:00 A.M. till 12 Noon each day. Head Basketball Coach, Chris Toledo, led the camp with assistance from Nick Severs, Assistant Coach and many of the current YellowJacket Boys Basketball Players. On most days there were as many as 20 YellowJacket players on hand to help lead the young campers. The daily camp was divided into two sessions based the on the age and pre-camp skills of the campers. Session I began at 9:00 A.M and concluded at 10:15 A.M. and included incoming 3rd through 5th graders. Session II began at 10:30 P.M. and lasted until 12 Noon and featured campers entering 6th through 8th graders. Sessions were designed to the age and skill level of campers and included primarily fundamental skill development. Coach Toledo said, “Most of the sessions concentrated on skill development. We worked on shooting, passing, dribbling, foot work and many basic principles of basketball.” “Our incoming freshmen through senior basketball players did a great job of assisting us by demonstrating the various skill sets and really helped lead the young, impressionable campers in skills and drills throughout the week.” On Thursday, campers received a special treat of being taught by former Chester resident and excellent all-around athlete, Jimmy Corrona. Coach Corrona played basketball as a Chester athlete, and went on to play at the collegiate level. After graduating college he coached and taught at grade school, high school, and collegiate levels after which he worked at the NBA level helping to promote basketball both here in America and across the world. Coach Corrona currently organizes and runs various shooting clinics and basketball camps across the United States and has consulted basketball coaches at all levels. The 2024 CHS Summer Basketball Camp Shooting Clinic was a highlight of the young campers’ week. Campers received excellent instruction throughout the three-day camp and learned a lot about basketball from coaches, the high school players and outside sources on a daily basis. In addition to skill instruction, each player received an official 2024 CHS Boys Basketball T-shirt and plenty of positive skill, attitude and personal confidence reinforcement. There were a total of 35 boys and one very brave and talented young lady that attended the 2024 summer camp for a total of 36 campers. Session I featured 16 campers including four 3rd graders, six 4th graders, and six 5th graders. Session II boasted 19 campers including eight 6th graders, four 7th graders, and seven 8th graders. Campers are listed below: SESSION I 3rd Grade Campers Cole Crawford Decklin Forsting Gavin Gross Karson Hecht Note: The young lady camper was Maren Jany, daughter of Zach and Stephanie Jany. She will be a 3rd Grader at St. Mary’s Catholic School. Even though she was not an official registered camper, she participated and did a fantastic job of keeping up with the 35 boys. 4th Grade Campers Jayden Fernandez Xander Hammel Grayson McCoy Will Petrowske Jase Tindall Toby Tindall 5th Grade Campers Billy Allison Evan Bargman Connor Draves Caleb Gross Ryder Le Guenel Cash Hargis SESSION II 6th Grade Campers Josiah Bert Kael Gartner Mason Howie Connor Long Blake Petrowske Gavin Studt Max Watson Branden Yankee 7th Grade Campers Hunter Brunkhorst Jake Dunn Jaxon Hanna Jason Stumpe 8th Grade Campers Duncan Bargman Preston Liefer Austin Partin Reed Petrowske Ty Tindall Cannon Wolff Jack Luthy The camp was considered to be a great success based upon the demonstrated improvement in the skills of the campers, the enjoyment seen in the camper’s eyes and interactions, and the enthusiasm that was apparent each day as the campers arrived and participated in camp activities. (photos courtesy of Jim Beers)
7 days ago, Chester High School
Boys BB Camp Session I group
Boys BB Camp Session I shooting drill
Boys BB Camp Maren Jany Session I
Boys BB Camp Session II group
Boys BB Camp Shooting Drill
Boys BB Camp Session II dribble drill
Boys BB Camp CHS Players
Boys BB Camp Hunter Brunkhorst
Boys BB Camp Coach Toledo
CGS & CHS: LADY JACKET VOLLEYBALL CAMP Lady Jacket Volleyball Youth Camp is huge success! Volleyball enthusiasts from Kindergarten to 8th Grade take advantage of learning from CHS Coaches and players BY JIM BEERS The week of June 3-6 the Chester High School Lady YellowJacket Coaches and players hosted the Annual Lady Jackets Youth Volleyball Camp for kids Kindergarten through 8th Grade. This year’s camp enjoyed 61 participants and the week was deemed a huge success by Head Coach Colleen Runge. Runge said, “Our camper total this year for summer camp was 61. It was a great turnout and we had a fabulous time!” The 2024 camp had three grade levels and separate workout times to provide an atmosphere that was age appropriate and conducive to learning with same age campers. Sessions were an hour in length with a 15-minute transition time in between sessions. This made for a long day of instruction by the coaches and CHS players, however, the excitement and energy displayed by the campers indicated that it was all well worth it! Group 1 had 24 campers Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. This group included Zoe Atchison, Emerson Stevens, Kennedy Risley, Quinn Davitz, Sophia Krantz, Maci Draves, Skylar Draves, Gwen Yankey, Annalynn Scorcz, Finley Eggemeyer, Emilia Johnson, MacKinzy Velasco, Harper Stewart, Elizabeth Absher, Teagan Draves, Huntlie Louveau, Piper Runge, Isabella Risley, Landynn Phillips, Cora Hargis, Sayler Moist, Karson Nanney, Emmalyn Martin, and Braylee Berner. Group 2 consisted of 21 campers going into 3rd through 5th Grades. This group consisted of Elora Keyser, Lillian Johnson, Paisley Johnson, Katelyn Middendorf, Myah Palacio, Harper Moist, Ady Caron, Paisley Ezell, Mia Salger, Eriana Quintana, Brooke Chandler, Ezra Gaertner, Natalie Guethle, Chloe Keeton, Weylyn Quintana, Freya Roche, Carter Belton, Summer Thompson, Oaklynn Wallace, Adaya Wunderlich, and Atleigh Sullivan. Group 3, the oldest group, had 17 campers entering 6th through 8th Grades. Included in Group 3 were Sophia Bryant, Brenna Hammel, Brystol Stellhorn, Hadlie Cushman, Mabrie Cushman, Mackinly Davitz, Kelsey Davitz, Kristin Presswood, Josie Gaertner, Taylor Stauffer, Payton Stauffer, Heylhn Masterson, Isabella Vogt, Alyssa Lemanski, Morgan Nanney, Hayven Stellhorn, and Brooklyn Eggemeyer. Coach Runge and Assistant Coach Reese Chandler said, “Daily instruction focused on the fundamentals of volleyball. The campers learned to pass, set, hit and serve. We played games and even had some obstacle courses which seemed to be a favorite of the Kindergarten through 5th Grade Groups.” “Overall it was a fun week and we can’t wait to do it again next year. I want to say thank you to all of the campers who attended! We can’t wait to see you again next year”, said Head Coach Runge. In addition to Coaches Runge and Chandler, Chester High School Lady Jacket Volleyball Players assisted with instruction each session. Not only were they valuable in the arena of instruction, but the high school players were very good examples and role models for the young campers. Several of the Lady Jackets were incoming freshmen and the camp gave them the opportunity to get experience in learning the team’s operational methods and leading the young campers in their various instructional efforts. Finally, spending the week with the upperclassmen helped the freshmen to bond with the high school coaches and players. Members of the Lady Jacket Volleyball team that were present on the final day of camp included Vanessa Green, Jaden Bert, Kaylin Jany, Hannah Crowe, Marlie Caby, Maddie Roy, Brooke Howie, Addy Jany, Ava Bert, Camryn Wolff, Gianna Eggemeyer, Erin Liefer, Aleah Eggemeyer, Aubrey Colvis, Avery Hasemeyer, Addison Coffey, Taylor Korando, Peyton Parker, and Hailey Yankey. Overall the week of Youth Camp proved to be very beneficial to not only the 61 campers, but to the Lady Jacket coaches and players. (photos courtesy of Jim Beers)
7 days ago, Chester High School
CHS VB Camp Lady Jackets Photo
CHS VB Camp K-2 Time with coach
CHS VB Camp K-2 Group Photo
CHS VB Camp Brenna Hammel
CHS VB Camp 6-8 Group Photo
CHS VB Camp 6-8 Bring it In
CHS VB Camp 6-8 Return Serve
CHS VB Camp 3-5 Group Photo
CHS VB Camp 3-5 Drills
CHS: 2024-2025 ATHLETIC EVENTS (CORRECTION) Upcoming events notifications in attached graphics.
10 days ago, Chester High School
Sports Slide 01
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CHS: CLASS MATERIALS LISTS FOR THE 24-25 SCHOOL YEAR The Class Material List For CHS 24-25 school year has been added to the CHS potion of the district website under "Links for Student & Parents" near the bottom left. Additionally listed below is a direct link to the document.
12 days ago, Chester High School
CHS: TRACK AWARDS Girls awards : Relay Queens - Gianna Eggemeyer and Lilly Diskey MVP Track -Jazzi Merideth MVP Field - Jessie Stumpe Captain - Josalynn Anaya Most Improved Field - Addy Gottschammer Most Improved Track - Aleah Eggemeyer Record Breaker - Aubrey Coleman Long Jump 17' 8" Boys Awards: Captain - Garret Hopkins MVP Track - Gabe Coffman MVP Field - Cayden Brunkhorst (photos courtesy of Jim Beers)
13 days ago, Chester High School
CHS Track Awards Girls
CHS Track Awards Boys
CHS Track Boys
CHS Track Girls
CHS Track Individual
Hey CGS! Missed the date to pick up your child's yearbook? No worries! They will be available again for pick up at the CGS pavilion out front, this Friday, June 14th from 8am-10am and 3pm-5pm. Please call the grade school office if you have any questions. Thank you again for your patience!
13 days ago, Chester Grade School
Yearbook 2024
CGS: 2024-2025 EVENTS (CORRECTION) Upcoming events notifications in attached graphics.
14 days ago, Chester High School
CGS Upcoming Events 1
CGS Upcoming Events 2
15 days ago, Chester High School
CHS Baseball All Star Game
CHS: 2024-2025 EVENTS Upcoming events notifications in attached graphics.
17 days ago, Chester High School
CGS!!! Any incoming 6th-8th grade girls interested in playing softball are welcome to attend summer open fields at Cohen Sports Complex starting June 11th from 6-8pm on field #1 and June 20th from 6-8pm on field #1. Coach Hecht will have schedules available for the rest of the summer open fields for those who attend in person on the first 2 dates. 🧡🥎🖤
17 days ago, Chester Grade School
CGS Softball
‼ Positions open for the upcoming school year ‼ Come be apart of our team. ❤
18 days ago, Chester Community School District 139
Special Education Teacher vacancy
Social Worker vacancy
Social Studies Teacher vacancy
CGS yearbooks are in!! They will be available for pick up tomorrow, June 6th at the CGS pavilion from 8am-10am and 3pm-5pm. Please call the school office if you have any questions. Thank you again for your patience! 😎
18 days ago, Chester Grade School
CHS: GRADES ARE FINALIZED AND POSTED Log into TeacherEase to see your Report Card, GPA and Class Rank. CHS WISHES EVERONE A GREAT SUMMER
19 days ago, Chester High School
CHS Grades Finalized
Have a Great Summer
👀 New vacancy - Social Studies Teacher at the High School
19 days ago, Chester Community School District 139
Social Studies Teacher Vacancy
CGS and CHS Students!! >>> Dental Safari will be visiting next week on June 4th! They will be set up in our grade school cafeteria starting at 8:30am! You MUST schedule an appointment to be seen!! See the forms for more information on scheduling an appointment! 🦷😁
26 days ago, Chester Grade School
Dental Safari English
Dental Safari Spanish
☀ Hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far. ☀ Take a look at the 2024-25 school year calendar!
26 days ago, Chester Community School District 139
24-25 School Calendar
CGS & CHS: FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS Chester Clinic July 20th, 8am-11am No Appointment Necessary Free physicals are for grade school or high school students participating in sports for the 2023-2024 school year. NO COLLEGE students will be seen. Physicals are provided by family healthcare providers from Memorial Hospital's Rural Health Clinic. A SIGNED FORM IS REQUIRED: Parents are asked to fill out their portion and sign the physical form prior to the patient being seen ( For more information call the Chester Clinic at 618-826-2388 or Steeleville Family Practice at 618-965-3382.
27 days ago, Chester High School
CHS: CAHOKIA ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS - ILLINOIS DIVISION Softball Elaina Lutman (Junior) Lexi Eggemeyer (Senior) Lexie Mott (Sophomore) Baseball Aden Runge (Senior) Evan Bland (Senior) Evan Dunning (Junior) Track (Girls) Jazzi Merideth - 100 Hurdles, 300 Hurdles, Triple Jump Gianna Eggemeyer - 400 m Aubrey Coleman - Long Jump Track (Boys) 4x400 m relay - Gabe Coffman Gabe Steele Cayden Brunkhorst Garret Hopkins Gabe Coffman - 400m, 800m, High Jump Lannin Caron - Pole Vault Cayden Brunkhorst - Triple Jump
27 days ago, Chester High School
CHS All-Conference Softball
CHS All-Conference Baseball
CHS All-Conference Track Girls
CHS All-Conference Track Boys 1
CHS All-Conference Track Boys 2
CHS: SPRING SPORTS AWARDS NIGHTS Wednesday 05/29/24 4:50 Doors Open 5:00-5:45 Softball 5:50 Doors Open 6:00-6:45 Baseball Monday 06/10/24 4:50 Doors Open 5:00-6:00 Track Snacks and drinks will be available.
30 days ago, Chester High School
Spring Sports Awards Nights 1
Spring Sports Awards Nights 2
Spring Sports Awards Nights 3
Spring Sports Awards Nights 4