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Education

  • TCJSHS earns JA volunteer service award
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  • United Way’s Stuff the Bus drive July 24-25

    PERRY COUNTY – Un-ited Way of Perry County will again sponsor its annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive for area students in need.

    United Way, Wal-Mart and local businesses, organizations, retailers and area volunteers are partnering to collect donations of much-needed school supplies for all Perry County school corporations, Perry County Head Start and North Spencer Schools.  Last year’s two-day event gathered more than 4,000 items valued at approximately $3,145. 

  • Old National launches ‘Tools For Schools’

    EVANSVILLE – In collaboration with area homeless-youth-education programs, Old National Bank has launched a corporate-wide annual “Tools for Schools” campaign as a community-wide collection drive of school supplies for disadvantaged youth in grades kindergarten through 12.

    This campaign will help ensure all children will have basic supplies during the upcoming school year.

    The campaign will run through Friday, July 24, and donations can be left at any of Old National’s banking centers during normal business hours.

  • William Tell Elementary fourth-quarter honor roll students named

    TELL CITY – The following students have been named to the William Tell Elementary honor roll for the last quarter of the 2014-15 academic year:

  • Perry Central Elementary releases honor roll for fourth nine-weeks

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Elementary has named the following students to the honor roll for the last nine weeks of the 2014-2015 school year.

  • Open house Thursday, July 9 at OCU Rockport campus

    ROCKPORT – Oakland City University’s Rockport campus will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 9. The campus is located at 954 N. State Road 66. Students can learn more about degree programs, including associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, Masters in Business Administration and strategic management programs. Information will also be available on financial aid and employer-sponsored tuition-reimbursement programs. For more information, call the campus at (812) 649-2200 or toll free at (800) 559-9225.

  • Glory Bees Preschool accepting applications

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool is accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. A Christian preschool, Glory Bees uses hands-on learning centers based on weekly themes.

    Bible stories, manners, Christian character development and social skills are incorporated into the curriculum along with kindergarten-readiness skills, science, art, music and physical education.

    Glory Bees offers two classes. The five-day class meets Monday through Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuition is $75 a month.

  • Ariel Etienne earns degree, begins career with Textron

    TELL CITY – Ariel Elizabeth Etienne graduated May 17 from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

    During her college career, Ariel participated in the University of Notre Dame marching band, concert band, Symphonic Winds and women and men’s basketball bands.

    She volunteered with Band Link, a band-instrument tutoring program for children. As a musician with the band, Ariel performed in Italy, France, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, Croatia and Slovenia.

  • Jennings awarded Arnold F. Habig Scholarship

    TELL CITY – Gage Jennings of Tell City was recently awarded a $1,000 Arnold F. Habig Scholarship from the Vincennes University Foundation, renewable for two years.

    Jennings is currently studying nursing at Vincennes University Jasper Campus and is a 2014 graduate of Tell City High School.

    He is the son of Tara Garcia of Tell City and the late Jason Jennings, and the grandson of Geoff and Betty Jennings and David Greene, all of Tell City.