Macomb High School

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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