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Education

  • Cannelton readers treated to pizza

    A number of Cannelton students were honored with a pizza party with Elementary Principal Roger Fisher recently. The students earned the party after achieving or surpassing their Accelerated Reader goals.

  • Education notes, Feb. 7

    Baker named to EKU dean’s list
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Jamie Lea Baker of Tell City is one of 2,901 Eastern Kentucky University students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2012 semester.
    She is a junior athletic training major at EKU.
    To achieve dean’s list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • Perry Central students honored for grade improvements

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is using the Acuity test to assess student strengths and weaknesses in regards to the grade level standards in order to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction. This assessment has been given twice and the window to begin this assessment again opens Feb. 7.

  • Early Head Start children visit with family

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out together recently participating in different activities.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. Pictured enjoying time together are Melissa Tanner, Alex Gieseke, April and Samuel Applegate, Bryleigh Gieseke and Laura and Seth Schwartz. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

  • Head Start students go fishing

    During January the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center enjoyed activities that taught them about transportation.

  • Education notes, Feb. 4

    Health fair at TCJSHS
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a school-wide, community health fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the school’s auxiliary gym.
    The community is invited to attend. There will be a variety of activities for everyone to participate in.

    Renaissance yard sale March 9
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance yard sale will be held from 6 a.m. until noon March 9 in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.  

  • Kohl’s Cares scholarship accepting nominations

    PERRY COUNTY – The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes this year.
    Ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities will be selected. Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 years old will be accepted until March 15 at kohlskids.com.

  • Local students named to University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned positions on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during the fall semester 2012:

  • Clayton named to Bellarmine dean’s list for fall semester

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James Clayton of Tell City was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list for Bellarmine University. Placement on this list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students, according to a press release from the university.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan to offer STEM scholarship opportunity

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Using funds provided by the National Science Foundation, Kentucky Wesleyan College has initiated a scholarship program to increase the number of graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
    High-school seniors and college transfer students interested in studying one of these in-demand fields are encouraged to apply for the STEM scholarship.
    Kentucky Wesleyan College will award scholarships up to $6,000 per year to selected incoming freshmen and transfer students.