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Education

  • Stepping Stone Preschool activities
  • Kentucky Wesleyan hosts fall open house

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    Prospective students will have the chance to experience the excitement of college life at Kentucky Wesleyan.
    The open house in-cludes tours of the campus and opportunities to meet with current students, faculty and staff. Visitors and their families can get information on financial aid, student life at KWC, NCAA college athletics and more.

  • Volunteer community reader

    William Tell Elementary students had a very special “spooktacular” volunteer community reader appear in Leah Schroering’s fifth grade class Oct. 5. Staff say the rumor is the guest could have been Tell City-Troy Township School Board member Sherry Flynn.

  • Early Head Start fun

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out together recently. Pictured are Isaac and Seth Schwartz.

    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.

  • Local students help UE earn award for highest combined grade average

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that multiple local residents were honored at the Heritage Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete Academic Honors Breakfast Sept. 27 in UE’s Eykamp Hall.
    At the event, the University of Evansville was announced as the recipient of the 2011-12 Missouri Valley Conference All-Academic Award, which is given to the school whose student-athletes post the highest cumulative GPA.
    The following local student-athletes were recognized:

  • Tell City inducts new National Honor Society members during ceremony

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announces seven juniors and seniors were inducted into the Tell City High School chapter of National Honor Society in a ceremony held Oct. 15 in the school auditorium.

  • Perry Central Physical Fitness Awards

    Students at Perry Central Elementary were recently recognized for earning physical education awards for the Presidential Physical Fitness test.

  • Free adult-ed classes begin Oct. 26

    TELL CITY – Free adult-education classes offered by WorkOne Southwest will begin Oct. 26 at the Ivy Tech Campus in Tell City.
    Those participating in the classes will be able to improve math and English skills, add a GED to their resumes, prepare for post-secondary training, pursue WorkIn certification in locally in-demand fields and increase wage earning potential.

  • Tell City parent-teacher conferences Oct. 25

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information today. Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4 until 7:45 p.m. Oct. 25, which will be a full day of school for students. School will not be in session Oct. 26 and Oct. 29 due to fall break.
    Appointments will not be scheduled, and conferences will be held on a first-come basis; however, it is important the teachers know which parents plan to attend so they can be prepared for the conference.

  • Voice of Democracy contest under way

    PERRY COUNTY – The theme for this year’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest is “Is our Constitution still relevant?”
    The Voice of Democracy is open to all students in ninth through 12th grades who are enrolled in public, private or parochial high schools or home study programs in the United States. Foreign-exchange students, students age 20 years or older and previous Voice of Democracy first-place state winners are ineligible to participate.