May 9, 2023 – Kahok Special Olympics athletes competed in the Special Olympics Region J Spring Games hosted at Edwardsville High School. “We won many gold medals, at least 13, and are headed to state! We had a great time,” said Coach Lynn Vermeiren. Congratulations to the 2022-23 Special Olympics Team! Coaches: Angie McGinnis Lynn […]
March 21, 2023 – At their March 20, 2023 meeting, the Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 Board of Education honored staff and students who participated in the 2023 Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics. The group raised a collective $7,000+ by jumping into freezing water outdoors in mid-February. The Kahoks were the […]
March 20, 2023 – Last week, Kahok Special Olympics Athletes were joined by neurotypical peers from Collinsville High School to participate in a Unified Sports Day at Edwardsville High School. Life skills students from Edwardsville, Collinsville and East St. Louis High Schools teamed with their partners for a day of activities and Special Olympics sports. […]
February 18, 2023 – Kahoks took the Polar Plunge in freezing temperatures on Friday, February 17, 2023 and raised over $7,000 for the Special Olympics. CAVC Director Joe McGinnis raised the most money to earn the team’s “Golden Plunger” award.
October 18, 2022 – Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 Kahok Special Olympics Athletes participated in their first “unified” competition when Illinois Special Olympics Region J hosted its first Unified Bowling event at St. Clair Bowl on Sunday, October 16, 2022. According to the Special Olympics website: “Special Olympics is dedicated to promoting social inclusion […]