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Education

  • Pi Day at Perry Central
  • Daughters of Isabella Scholarship available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Nativity Circle of the Daughters of Isabella will award a scholarship to a high-school graduate from any high school this year.
    The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of a child or grandchild of a member of the local circle.
    The criteria for the award is based on financial need, academic, extracurricular activities and community involvement.
    Applications will be available at the group’s April 2 meeting or by calling Mary Seibert at 547-4847. The deadline to submit them is April 29.

  • Cannelton Media Club’s Snail’s Pace fundraiser

    The Cannelton Media Club recently completed its Snail’s Pace fundraiser, which sponsor Joan Goble said was successful. Money raised with this fundraiser goes toward the club’s festival competition in the fall.

  • Zimmer named to dean’s list at Ithaca College School of Music

    ITHACA, N.Y. – Adam Zimmer, a resident of Tell City and a senior music major, was named to the dean’s list in Ithaca College’s School of Music for the fall 2012 semester.
    From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for personal and professional success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house Thursday

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church preschool will open registration for the 2013-14 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff, and take advantage of this early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.

  • Clean teeth at Head Start

    During February, the children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry County Head Start Center enjoyed activities that dealt with dental health. Rachel Metzger, a dental associate with Butler Family Dentistry, visited with information about the importance of caring for teeth.

  • Student accomplishments at Cannelton Elementary

    This article is another in a series provided to the News by Cannelton schools recognizing the accomplishments of students.
    CANNELTON – Below are some of the recent accomplishments of students at Cannelton elementary schools. The staff of the schools congratulate the students on their work and believe they deserve this recognition.
    Makayla Hulse is a kindergartner who does an outstanding job of getting along with her friends. She helps them and always tries to do the right thing.

  • William Tell bowl teams succeed at competitions
  • Perry Central Elementary students recognized for grade improvements

    Perry Central Elementary is using the mCLASS testing system in kindergarten through second grades to assess foundational skills of students as well as provide teachers with instructional suggestions based on student performance. This assessment is given at the beginning, middle and then at the end of the school year.  Perry Central teachers and testing coordinators used this data as well as first and second quarter standards based report cards to determine student growth. Students who showed improvement were then honored by the Captains Club with a pizza party Feb. 28.

  • Luau at South Perry Head Start

    During the month of January the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry County Classroom 3 Head Start Center enjoyed luau-themed activities. Pictured here are Claire Daughtery and Jillian Post in their hula skirts and leis doing a hula dance. Activities from the lesson plan included making Hawaiian leis. The students were able to learn about the leis and other Hawaiian traditions, culture and living. For more information about South Perry County Head Start, contact Yvonna Holmes at 547-9457.