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Education

  • Students graduate Ivy Tech’s Manufacturing Plus program

    TELL CITY – Having spent the past month immersed in learning manufacturing principles needed for 21st century jobs, seven students enrolled in Ivy Tech’s Southwest Indiana Manufacturing Plus program earned certificates of completion. During a graduation ceremony, the group provided a panel of industry human-resource and hiring managers examples of their work, with emphasis on lock-out, tag-out procedures, assembling drive motors and other common means used in warehouses and plants.

  • Harpe named Distinguished Principal

    GREENWOOD – Dr. Davin E. Harpe, principal of Sugar Grove Elementary School in Center Grove was selected as Indiana’s 2017 National Distinguished Principal.

    The National Association of Elementary School Principals established the program in 1984 to recognize and celebrate elementary and middle-level principals who set high standards for instruction, student achievement, character, and climate for the students, families, and staffs in their learning communities.

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  • Community Events; June 22

    Ohio Valley Tractor Club today

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will hold their next meeting this Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at the Branchville Clubhouse.

     

    Leopold 175th planning session Wednesday

     

    LEOPOLD – The group planning the Leopold 175th celebration will hold an organizational meeting Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Leopold Park. The public is welcome.

     

  • Scales to attend journalism conference in nation’s capital

    FAIRFAX, Va. – Kacie Scales, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, has been selected to represent Tell City as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. The conference will be held July 9-14.

    Scales joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Scales was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

  • William Tell Elementary releases honor rolls for fourth nine weeks

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School has released the honor rolls for its fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

     

  • Tots Lots Preschool plans open house

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool will host an open house Wednesday, June 28, beginning at 6 p.m. Refreshments and activities will be provided. The evening will give parents a chance to ask questions, meet the teachers and let students begin to interact with their future classmates. For more information, contact Tots Lots at totslotspre@gmail.com.

  • Nix earns doctorate at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

    TELL CITY – Mariah Nix received her juris doctorate with a certificate in advocacy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law May 13, 2017. While at Loyola, Nix was on the dean’s list, was a member of the ABA Client Counseling Team, Business Law Society and Women’s Law Society, and continues to be a member of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

  • Owen proud of career in TC schools

    Spending the last three-plus decades in Tell City Schools’ classrooms, special education teacher April Owen has retired.

    Earning a degree from Indiana State University, she began teaching special education in 1984 at Springs Valley Jr.-Sr. High School, from where she herself graduated.  Own spent two years there before being hired on to teach at Tell City Junior High in 1986. From there, she transitioned  to the newly formed junior-senior high when the middle school closed.   

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the final nine weeks grading period of the 2016-17 school year.