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Education

  • Education Notes, Feb. 25

    Dickerson named to Ball State University’s dean’s list
    MUNCIE – Ball State University has announced the names of students who were included on the dean’s list during the fall 2012 semester.
    Deidra Dickerson of Leopold earned a spot on the list for the semester.
    Ball State is a state-supported university with a current enrollment of about 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students.
    For more information about Ball State, go to www.bsu.edu/news.

  • Perry County Head Starts accepting students

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Head Start program is accepting applications for enrollment now.
    The Head Start preschool is a federally funded preschool for children who are 3 to 5 years of age and meet income guidelines.
    The program includes the following services: education, health, nutrition, social and emotional development and transportation.
    To obtain an application, contact the North Perry Head Start, 11180 French Ridge Road in Leopold, at 843-4800 or the South Perry Head Start, 1830 Tell Street in Tell City, at 547-8463.

  • Glory Bees Preschool registration in progress
  • Tots Lots Preschool announces enrollment, open house set for Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool has begun enrollment for the 2013-14 school year.
    For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday session, he or she must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. The session meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. For a child to be eligible for the Monday and Tuesday session, he or she must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This session meets from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Stepping Stones accepting new students

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2013-14 school year. The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.

  • Perry Central plans annual roundup dates

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten students for the 2013-14 school year. Children who will be 4 years old by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years old by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool roundup will be held April 19. Roundup for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held April 26.
    Students who currently attend Perry Central preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • Wilson graduates USI

    DALE – Michelle Renee Wilson of Dale graduated Dec. 8 from the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in psychology. She maintained a 4.0 grade-point average and was listed on the dean’s list each term she was enrolled. She graduated cum laude.

    Since graduation, Wilson has been working at Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare in Evansville.
    She is the daughter of Jeff Wilson of Jasper and Joyce Beard of Dale. She is the granddaughter of Kermit and Lena Wittman of Evanston.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan to host spring open house, scholarship weekend

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College will hold a spring open house from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    Students will have the chance to experience the excitement of college life at Kentucky Wesleyan. The open house includes tours of the campus and opportunities for students and their families to get information on the more than 40 academic and pre-professional programs available, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, student life at KWC, NCAA college athletics and more.

  • Education Notes, Feb. 14

    Ward named orientation leader at U of E
    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that Jessa Ward of Leavenworth has been named an orientation leader for the 2013-14 academic year.
    Ward, a graduate of Crawford County Junior-Senior High School, is majoring in mechanical engineering.
    In this volunteer position, she will guide new UE students through the transition into college.

    Preview campus life at a PreVU visitation day

  • SonShine round up, open house Feb. 27

    NEW BOSTON – The preschool class of SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites families to their pre-school round up and open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 27.

    The school is located just west of New Boston. Anyone interested in enrolling their 3 to 5 year old in the preschool program or would like to tour the daycare are asked to plan to attend this event.
    Families will hear how students enjoy their learning centers, going on field trips and learning about the Bible.