St. Elmo High School Prom is this evening at The Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham! Doors open at 6:30 P.M. with Coronation to follow at 7:00 P.M.The dance ends at 10:00 P.M. The public is welcome to attend coronation! You may enter TKC this evening thru the Holiday Inn Entrance for easier access to our room! Please email Mrs. Cox or Ms. Raver with any additional questions! Happy Prom!!!
25 days ago, Morgan Cox
Prom 2022
Congratulations to Anna Stine for placing in the top 10 as an individual at the Illinois State FFA Livestock Judging CDE. Anna placed 8th overall out of 484 competitors! The team of Lane Stine, Lowell Wilhour, Kinley Carson, Anna Stine and Lane Goodwin finished 20th overall as a team out of 104 teams! The team judged beef cattle, swine, sheep, and goats.
25 days ago, Mandy Totten
The BSE H.S. Baseball team will be playing at GCS Ballpark (Home of the Gateway Grizzlies) on Monday, May 9. The J.V. team will play at 4:30pm with the Varsity game scheduled for approx. 6:30pm. The tickets are $4 each and can be purchased through any HS baseball player or Coach.
26 days ago, Ryan Beccue
Congratulations to Gavyn Smith as he finished 1st Place Overall at the Section 19 FFA Ag Mechanics CDE in the Welding Division. Gavyn will now advance to the State Ag Mechanics CDE on May 5th at Illinois Central College in East Peoria.
26 days ago, Mandy Totten
Gavyn Smith
The St. Elmo FFA Officer Team & Members would like to invite all FFA members and their family to the Annual FFA Banquet, which will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm in the High School Gymnasium. There will be a catered meal provided. Doors will open at 6:00. There will be the St. Elmo FFA Work & Silent Auction and Alumni Pie Auction held at the end of the evening! If you will not be attendance and would like to place a bid, please contact Mrs. Totten at
27 days ago, Mandy Totten
St. Elmo FFA Officer Team
At the April 12 Track Meet in Teutopolis Laney Baldrige broke the school record for the 100M dash. Her time was 12.7 seconds and the record that was broken was 13.1 seconds set in 1987 by Eva Becker.
about 1 month ago, Ryan Beccue
Laney Baldrige
Here is the St. Elmo FFA Plant List for the Greenhouse Sale. Please contact Mandy Totten at if you have any questions! Plant List Price Vegetables Tomatoes (Beef Steak) $1.50 per plant Tomatoes (Big Boy) $1.50 per plant Tomatoes (Husky Cherry Red) $1.50 per plant Peppers (Yolo Wonder) $1.50 per plant Lettuce (Buttercrunch) $1.50 per plant Okra $1.50 per plant Cucumber (Straight Eight) $1.50 per plant Annuals Celosia $1.50 per plant Coleus $1.50 per plant Dianthus $1.50 per plant Hypoestes $1.50 per plant Marigolds $1.50 per plant Portulaca (Moss Rose) $1.50 per plant Vinca $1.50 per plant Wave Petunias $2.50 per plant Calibrachoa $4.00 per plant Lantana $4.00 per plant Sweet Potato Vine (Sweetheart Jet Black) $4.00 per plant Vinca Vine $4.00 per plant Annual Grasses $10.00 per plant Perennials Purple Coneflowers $7.00 per plant Blanket Flower $7.00 per plant Coreopsis (Tickseed) $7.00 per plant Karl Forester Grass $10.00 per plant Miscanthus Gold Breeze (Grass) $10.00 per plant Festuca Beyond Blue (Grass) $10.00 per plant Succulents Hens and Chicks $5.00 per plant Hanging Baskets $15.00 - $18.00
about 1 month ago, Mandy Totten
Congratulations to the following St. Elmo FFA members for receiving the Illinois State FFA Degree, which is the highest award bestowed upon FFA members at the state level. They will be honored on stage at the Illinois State FFA Convention in June. Audrey Wilhour, Nate Miller, Collin Hannagan, Dylan Dial, and Sydney Stine.
about 1 month ago, Mandy Totten
Audrey Wilhour
Collin Hannagan
Dylan Dial
Nate Miller & Sydney Stine
Members of the “Beauty and the Beast” cast visited the grade school to promote their show! Come out and see the show yourself tomorrow and Saturday, at 7:30pm in the SEHS gym. ($5 Admission)
about 1 month ago, Erick Somodi
students in costume
Congratulations to the St. Elmo FFA in the Envirothon competition held at Ballard Nature Center. There were local schools from Shelby County, Fayette County, Effingham County and Cumberland County competing throughout the day in the areas of soils, aquatics, forestry, wildlife and Waste to Resources. St. Elmo FFA won Top Team Score in the Soils Division and finished 3rd Place Overall in the Team competition. Members included Anna Stine, Lowell Wilhour, Lane Stine, Kinley Carson and Sydney Stine.
about 1 month ago, Mandy Totten
St. Elmo FFA
St. Elmo FFA State Dairy Judging Team! Anna Stine, Gabrielle Shelton, Lane Stine, Wyatt Stine, and Lowell Wilhour pictured with Josiah Cruikshank, National FFA Western Region Vice President.
about 2 months ago, Mandy Totten
St. Elmo FFA
​On Friday April 8th and Saturday April 9th, the St. Elmo Jr/Sr Drama department will be performing Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Doors will open at 7pm both nights, with the show starting at 7:30pm. Ticket's will be $5 and they can be purchased at the door.
about 2 months ago, Erick Somodi
The St. Elmo FFA had an exciting day as they got to spend the afternoon with the National FFA Western Region Vice President, Josiah Cruikshank and the Illinois State FFA President, Adam Loker! They connected with the members and began the discussion on what the road map to achieve premier leadership, personal growth, and career success could look like for them as a FFA member!
about 2 months ago, Mandy Totten
National FFA
National FFA
National FFA
Congratulations to Collin Hannagan for being named FFA Member of the Month!
about 2 months ago, Mandy Totten
Collin Hannagan
Congratulations to the St. Elmo FFA as they competed in the Dairy Judging CDE on Wednesday, March 30th where they finished in the top ten. Anna Stine, Lane Stine, Wyatt Stine, Gabrielle Shelton, and Lowell Wilhour will now advance to the state level competition at Kaskaskia College. Lane Stine also finished in the top 10 individually!
about 2 months ago, Mandy Totten
Lane Stine, St. Elmo FFA
Mark Your Calendars! St. Elmo FFA Plant Sale will be held on Wednesday, May 4th! Annuals, Perennials, Vegetables, and Hanging Baskets! More Specific Plant List & Details Coming Soon!
about 2 months ago, Mandy Totten
Pictures are needed for the yearbook & senior slide show!!! Below is a list of pictures that need to be submitted to Mrs. Metzger before April 14, 2022 These images will be used for the yearbook, senior slideshow, and the graduate section in area newspapers Electronic versions of the images are preferred 1. Senior Portrait (this should be in portrait orientation (taller than wide) 2. JH picture 3. Elementary school picture 4. Toddler picture 5. Baby picture 6. Group pictures for the senior slide show If you are submitting hard copies of photos, please have them labeled with your name and in an envelope so I can ensure that they are returned to the correct person! Please submit electronic images to my school email:
about 2 months ago, Michelle Metzger
SEB Jr. High Cheerleading Tryouts - Clinic Dates: 4/4 and 4/6 from 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. Tryout Date: 4/8 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. Location: SE Elementary Gym ** You must attend at least one clinic to tryout.** If you have any questions or concerns, email Coach Brittani Durbin at
about 2 months ago, St. Elmo Jr./Sr. High Principal
The JH Girls Basketball Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 6th at 6:00 in the Brownstown Elementary Cafeteria.
about 2 months ago, St. Elmo Jr./Sr. High Principal
Ready for Spring! The St. Elmo High School Agriculture Department's Ag Mechanics class is designing and building customized Hanging Basket Plant Stands for their spring project. The customized stands are $35.00 each (plant not included). Customers can chose between the two stain options (Special Walnut or Dark Walnut) as pictured as well as the two sign designs (Welcome/Name Personalization) as pictured. If interested, please contact Mrs. Totten for your customized order at
about 2 months ago, Mandy Totten
Dark Walnut with Welcome Sign Option
Special Walnut with Name Personalization Sign