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Education

  • South Perry Head Start students learn about trains, fall and more

    Classrooms from the South Perry Head Start program have been busy the past few months. Students traveled on several field trips and learned about various topics during October and November.

  • TC school hosts martial arts demonstration

    Jason Powers of New Directions visited Tell City Junior Senior High School and put on a martial arts demonstration for the physical education classes.

    The students participated in a warm up activities first, then practiced a few martial arts skills using a variety of equipment that he brought for the demonstration. The demonstration was made possible through the Welborn Baptist Foundation Coordinated School Health Grant awarded to the junior high school. More pictures of the event will be on the school’s Web site.

  • Perry County Head Starts accepting new preschool 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 the 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.

  • Story time at Early Head Start

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day of story telling with professional storyteller Mary Jo Huff, pictured below.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education, and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

  • Financial aid night at TC

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.
    All parents of students who plan to file the FAFSA are urged to attend. The Federal Processing Office must receive the form by March 10.

  • Students create dino snacks

    During the month of November, the children at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center learned about dinosaurs.

  • Seven is lucky number for USI’s Southern Indiana Japanese School

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana’s Southern Indiana Japanese School has received the School Award in Writing from the Japan Overseas Educational Services, a subsidiary of the Japanese government’s Ministry of Education and Science. Only 20 out of more that 300 Japanese schools abroad received the award. This is the seventh consecutive year that the SIJS has received this honor.

    Additional writing prizes were also awarded to seven SIJS students in various categories.

  • A day at Wendy’s

    The “five-day” students at Glory Bees Preschool took a trip to Wendy’s recently.

    They toured the kitchen and enjoyed a quick trip to the freezer. The students said their favorite part of the trip was making their own Frosty desserts. Students in attendance pictured in the front from the left are Kaito Asai, Manny Avallone, Trent Wilbur, Amelia Bolton, Oliver Stutsman and Xavier Knight. In the back row are Reece Crockett, Alyvia Thompson, Bryce Lindauer, J.R. Hess, Will Smith, Ashton Williams, Manager Arika Seibert, Jaya Smith and Chloe Rudolph.

  • The benefits of recycling. . .

    The sixth grade student council at William Tell Elementary has partnered with Perry County Junior Women and Perry County Recycling to collect plastic lids to make the first recycled bench for the school’s playground. 

  • WTE first grade class organizes local food drive

    Kara Braunecker’s first grade class at William Tell Elementary organized a school-wide food drive Nov. 13 through 16, encouraging other students and staff to donate nonperishable food items to the local Council of Agencies in Tell City.