January 21, 2017

JH Girls Basketball Pictures ReSchedule

The JHGB basketball pictures have been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 25th at 3:00. 

HS Boys Basketball Game vs Stark County – Available on TV – Mediacom Channel #22


The HS boys basketball game vs Stark County will be available on local Mediacom Channel 22 – Stark County vs Annawan. Mediacom subscribers only.

Airtimes : 1/18 – 9:00pm  |||  1/19 – 7:00pm  |||  1/20 – 4:30am  |||  1/21 – 8:30pm  |||

HS Boys Basketball Chili Supper
















The Annawan Boys’ Basketball Team will host a chili supper on Friday, January 20 from 4:30-6:00pm in the Annawan Grade School gym. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance from any player.

The meal includes a bowl of chili or vegetable soup, dessert, and a drink.

There will also be a raffle and 50/50 drawing.

Both the JV and Varsity teams will play Princeville that evening with the JV gamestarting at 6:00pm.

Players pictured from left to right are Dalton Coppejans, Ben Buresh, Owen Landwehr, and Hunter Matney.

December Staff of the Month / December Staff Drawing Winner

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Jonathan Smaga who was drawn as the Annawan CUSD 226 Staff of the Month for December!

Mr. Smaga was appreciated by Brenda Gripp “For putting on several outstanding performances and putting us all in the Christmas spirit!  He brings out the best of our students K-12!  His Christmas piano music and cookies was also appreciated.”  Mr. Smaga will have the designated parking spot in front of the grade school and has chosen to get his $50 gift certificate from ZBest West in Annawan!

ALSO CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Chris Goodley.  Each month, due to the outstanding work our staff performs, we have started a drawing for one person from all staff members of the Annawan CUSD 226.  This person also receives a parking spot of their choice for the month.  The winner of the all-inclusive staff drawing for the month of December was Mr. Chris Goodley.

Congratulations to the 7th and 8th Grade JH Girls Basketball Team

The 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams both won at the Stark County Tournament this past Saturday!

Congratulations on all your hard work ladies!!


7th Grade Team with Coach Coppejans















8th Grade Team with Coach DeRycke

HS Boys Varsity Basketball Players meet up with NFL Super Bowl Champion

After Saturday’s Varsity Boys Basketball game in Byron, the varsity team members had the privilege of meeting Sean Considine, former University of Iowa Academic All American football player, and Super Bowl Champion with the Baltimore Ravens in 2012.

Sean congratulated the boys on their win, answered all of their questions, encouraged them to work hard and follow their dreams, and allowed the players to put on his Super Bowl Championship ring and take pictures with him.

Annawan Grade School 2nd Quarter BUG Winners
















Annawan Kiwanis Members presented BUG (Bringing Up Grades) Awards to fourth and fifth
graders January 6th at the Annawan Grade School.

Students must raise a grade (example: C to a B) while maintaining the rest. Students pictured who received awards from left were fourth graders Brody Childs, Logan Davis and Paige Sierens.

Kiwanis members Tom Newman and Tom Wells presented the awards.

The students are taught by Lisa Spivey and Dawn Heitzler.

Basketball Game Reschedules






The High School Girls Basketball game with Assumption will NOT be made up.

The High School Boys Basketball game at Newark has been rescheduled for Monday, February 6 starting at 6:00

Board Meeting for December – Moved

The District Board Meeting has been changed to the following date and time:

Tuesday, December 20th
4:30 p.m.

Grade School Holiday Program – Good Work Everyone!!




1st Grade


2nd Grade


4th Grade


3rd Grade


4th Grade


5th Grade