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Education

  • 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.

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting fall 2013 loan award applications

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing a post-high school education for the fall 2013 semester. Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.

  • Read Across America celebrated at WTE

    Last week, students at William Tell Elementary celebrated Read Across America Day with various activities. Read Across America is celebrated each year on the school day closest to March 2, which is the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The students marked the occasion in various ways throughout the week. On Thursday morning, they were served “green eggs and ham” for breakfast. Enjoying the breakfast in the photo above are Maggie Davis, Jenna Harris and Corey Waninger.

  • Henrickson earns spot on Western Kentucky’s dean’s list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson has been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Western Kentucky University.
    To be selected for the dean’s list, a student must attain an academic standing of a 3.4 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale for the semester.

    Henrickson is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson. He is currently in his senior year at WKU and will graduate in May 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, with a major in physical education and a minor in health.