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Education

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.

  • Perry Central students attend Hoosier Boys State program

    ANGOLA – Two Perry Central High School students have entered their senior year this fall with a deeper understanding of the rights and privileges as an American citizen thanks to The American Legion’s Hoosier Boys State program held on the campus of Trine University in Angola June 16 through 22.

  • Early Head Start students play with cups

    Alexzander Gieseke, a student at Early Head Start, enjoys stacking cups, an activity students participated in recently.

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. 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.
     

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.

  • College night at local schools Monday, Wednesday

    PERRY COUNTY – College GO! Week in Indiana kicks off Monday and will continue through Sept. 27 with activities continuing all fall semester. The goal of College GO! Week is to help Hoosiers of all ages plan for college completion and car-eer success. College 101 nights have been scheduled for 11th- and 12th-grade students and parents at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School Monday with a meal at 6 p.m. and program at 6:30 p.m. in the cafetorium.

  • Wellness activities at Tell City High School

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School invites the public to join the following wellness activities available at the school. These activities are paid for through the school’s Welborn Baptist Heroes grant and are free of charge.
    When attending any of the sessions, remember to check in at the office. If you are swimming, take your own towel as they are not provided.
    If you have any questions, call Chris Page at the junior-senior high school at 547-3131.

  • Family fun night at Early Head Start

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a family fun night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Early Head Start Center, 321 Ninth Street, Tell City.
    Breanne Walsh of Everbody’s Fun & Fitness Center will be the guest speaker and the topic will be “Making exercise fun.” A luau with snacks, games and prizes will follow. The event will be open to parents and children birth to 3 years old.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842.

  • Ramsey earns bachelor’s degree in public affairs

    TELL CITY – Adam Christopher Ramsey graduated May 4 from Indiana University-Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

    He received a bachelor-of-science degree in public affairs.
    Ramsey is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. He is the son of Chris and Karen Ramsey of Tell City and the grandson of Guy Neil and  LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles L. Paulin.
    He plans to pursue a career in development.

  • Purdue confers degrees following spring semester

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University awarded about 7,100 degrees to students following the spring semester.

  • Education Notes, Sept. 5

    Arnold studies abroad at U of E’s British campus
    EVANSVILLE – University of Evansville student Jessica Arnold of Cannelton will spend the fall 2013 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus near Grant-ham, England.
    Arnold, who is majoring in history, is among 156 students who began classes Sept. 2 at Harlaxton, housed in a 120-room Victorian manor in the East Midlands countryside.