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Education

  • Ragan graduates from Oakland City

    TROY – Saffron J. Ragan of Troy, formerly of Kendallville, has earned an associate’s degree in business administration from Oakland City University.
    Graduation ceremonies were held in May.

  • Ivy Tech announces dean’s-list students from Perry County

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest announces the following Perry County students for earned places on the dean’s list for the 2012 summer semester: Chelcea Elliott, Sharon Noble and Debra Shadwick.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.

  • Tots Lots enrolling for 2012-13

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool is still accepting enrollment for their 2012-13 school year.

    For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday session of Tots Lots, the child must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. This session will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m. For a child to be eligible to enroll in the Monday-Tuesday session, they must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This class is in session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    For more information, call 719-1899.

  • Janet James completes MBA program at WGU Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Janet James of Evanston is celebrating her June graduation from WGU Indiana, the state’s nonprofit, online university established for working adults.
    She is the first WGU Indiana graduate from Evanston and joins 289 students who graduated from Indiana’s eighth state university in its first two years of existence.
    James earned her MBA in management and strategy. As an instructor at Ivy Tech Community College, she hopes her degree will give her more opportunities for teaching and allow her to teach a broader range of courses.

  • Board spends student-activity money

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members voted at a regular meeting Thursday to spend $14,500 from the city’s junior-senior high-school extracurricular fund without getting the students’ permission.

  • Tell City high school yearbooks ready

    TELL CITY – The Tell City 2012 high school yearbooks are now available.
    Students may pick up their books in Brandi Aubrey’s classroom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Yearbooks will not be available for pickup in the school office.
    Books not picked up Tuesday will not be available again until Aug. 14.
    A special for 2013 yearbooks will run through Sept. 30. Cost will be $45 per book with a nameplate.

  • Tots Lot Preschool open house, enrollment info

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool is still accepting enrollment for their 2012-13 school year. For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday session of Tots Lots, the child must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. This session will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
    For a child to be eligible to enroll in the Monday-Tuesday session, they must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This class is in session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Cannelton Junior- Senior High School registrations in August

    CANNELTON – Students attending Cannelton Junior-Senior High School for the 2012-13 school year can register for classes and pay for books from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7 and Aug. 8.
    Parents should take or send with their children current immunization records when registering.
    Supplies needed for sixth- , seventh- and eighth-grade students are pencils, notebooks and paper, pens, a pocket folder, calculator and a box of tissues for the classroom.
    The first day of school for students is Aug. 13.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School orientation

    TELL CITY – All incoming seventh-grade students and any student new to the school in the eighth grade should attend orientation at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 in the auditorium. 
    Principal Brad Ramsey and Assistant Principal Chris Hollinden will be there to welcome students and parents. It is important for parents to attend and door prizes will be awarded. 
    There will be important information shared and an opportunity for students to receive locker assignments and combinations. 

  • State assistance applications for Tell City-Troy Township students

    TELL CITY – If you intend to apply for state assistance for your child (or children), the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. asks you to apply prior to the first day of school, which will allow online applications to be processed prior to the start of the school year.