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Education

  • Cannelton elementary school staff hails student accomplishments

    Editor’s note: This column was sent to the News by the teachers and staff of Cannelton elementary schools.
    CANNELTON – Many students attend school every day, work hard and accomplish much. These same students often go unheralded.
    This is what we hope will become a monthly column in which we recognize some of these students and their efforts.

  • Annual elementary fall Fest Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 67th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.
    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Kylie Anastasiades; first grader Katrina Rainbolt; second grader Kameah Warren; third grader Swan Paris; fourth grader Belle Ball and fifth grader Katie Fleming.

  • GED testing at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need certificates for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory. Test sessions are available Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
    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.
    Susie Knox, GED chief examiner, may be reached at 547-3347 for more information.

  • Tell City school earns health award

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior High School was awarded The Healthy Hoosier School Bronze Award.  This award recognizes Indiana schools with policies and educational programs in place promoting and supporting environments that create healthy students and healthy learners. 

  • Gebhard earns master’s degree

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tara Lynn Gebhard, originally of Tell City, graduated from the University of Cincinnati June 9 with a master’s degree in nursing.

  • Early Head Start hat party

    Lincoln Hills Development Corporation Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out together. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities.

    Pictured are Isaac Schwartz, Alexzander Gieske, Samuel and April Applegate, Bryleigh Gieske and Melissa Tanner. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

  • Students check out new bookmobile

    Tell City students welcomed the new Perry County Library bookmobile to the schools recently.

    Pictured from the left are Autumn Kuster, Dakota Braunecker, Justin Walker, Kassidie Hayes, Jessie Howe and Justin Burden. “We love the new bookmobile,” Family and Community Outreach coordinator Wendi Rich said.

  • Perry Central set to crown homecoming royals Friday night

    LEOPOLD – The 2012 Perry Central football homecoming ceremony will be held at halftime of the varsity football game vs. Tell City Sept. 14. Game time is 7 p.m.
    The senior classmates selected their queen and king candidates. The entire high-school student body will vote on who will be crowned queen and king.

  • Head Starts accepting applications for students

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Head Start programs are accepting applications for preschool.
    Children ages 3 to 5 years old are eligible for the preschool program. Head Start is a federally funded preschool for children that meet the age and income guidelines.
    The program includes the following services: education, health, nutrition, social and emotional development and transportation.
    To obtain an application, contact North Perry Head Start in Leopold at 843-4800 or South Perry Head Start in Tell City at 547-8463.

  • William Tell Gold Heroes

    The Parent Advisory and Wellness Committee at William Tell Elementary School was honored with a Gold Heroes Award from Welborn Wellness Foundation for the 2011-12 school year.

    Sitting in front from the left are Gretchen Armstrong and Mary May. Standing are Jim Whalen, Brian Melton, Missy Arnold, Stacy Hosler, Principal Laura Noble and Family Outreach Coordinator Wendi Rich.