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Education

  • Early learning a public education success

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Adding funding to expand preschool programs in public schools is a hot topic for legislators as they begin work in the general assembly. While fully funded programs may not be in the cards for the immediate future, the discussion does give opportunity to look at a few key components of what’s being asked.

  • Perry Central pre-school and kindergarten roundup set to begin February

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is accepting enrollment for Preschool and Kindergarten 2017-18 school year. There are two opportunities to enroll, the first will be Feb. 16-17 and the second enrollment date will be in April. Information will be sent out again prior to second enrollment.

    Children who will be 4 by Aug. 1, are eligible to attend preschool and children who will be 5 by Aug. 1, are eligible for kindergarten.

    Preschool round-up will be Friday, Feb. 17, and kindergarten round-up will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16. 

  • Cannelton School Board reappoints two members

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton School Board convened a special meeting Thursday to reappoint members Cory Faulkenberg and Bill Garrett.

    Unslated on the November 2016 election ballot, there was some confusion among board members as to when their terms were up. However, the races were uncontested, allowing both members to retain their positions. The terms ended Dec. 31, 2016.

  • Calling all future engineers

    BOONVILLE – Calling all future engineers. Purdue Extension invites youth in grades 6-8 to join us at the Warrick County 4-H Center in Boonville for the Boilermaker Blast. It will be a day of tinkering, building, and designing.

    Participants will experiment with different gadgets, robots, and kits to build and design new things. Boilermaker Blast will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • TC school board opens 2017 campaign

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In their first session of 2017, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board of Trustees worked through a laundry list of agenda items to ring in the new year. While welcoming the newest member of the board, Tony Thomas, they also said goodbyes to another.

    The group ratified a resolution of appreciation honoring the service of out-going member Randy Cole, who did not seek re-election.

  • TC Schools earn AP excellence award

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High have helped the school corporation earn a gleam of statewide, national and international spotlight. The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. was among 433 districts in the U.S. and Canada, and just one of 10 in Indiana, to be honored by the College Board as a member of the Annual AP District Honor Roll.

  • Shields for heroes
  • Art show champions
  • Student pages gain hands-on civics experience

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74

     

    The Indiana House of Representatives offers a unique hands-on learning experience through its page program. This program helps Hoosier students learn how laws are made in Indiana while inspiring the next generation of leaders to get involved in public service.

    To be a page, applicants should be between the ages of 13 and 18, which is typically grades 6-12.

  • Candy Cane Carnival