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Education

  • Stepping Stones preschool registration open

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the lower level of St. Augustine Parish Hall in Leopold, is currently enrolling for the 2016-17 school year, with just a few openings left to fill.

    The staff seeks to provide a positive educational experience for children ages 3-to-5-years-old and prepare them for elementary school. Stepping Stones uses a combination of Zoo-Phonics, a multisensory language arts program, thematic units and project approach, and also implements a data driven math curriculum based on common core standards, called Engage NY. 

  • Chinn to receive ISU fellowship

    TELL CITY – Indiana State University’s inaugural cohort has accepted Andy Chinn, a Dubois Middle School science teacher, for the Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership.

    Focusing on a combination of business and education skills is the aim of the MBA in Education Leadership. These skills are to prepare a new generation of leaders to improve Indiana’s education system. Leadership, finance, human resources and organizational change are all education-focused topics within the curriculum.

  • Student with Perry County ties graduates medical school

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Dr. Kathryn Elizabeth Howa graduated, with honor, from the Des Moines, Iowa Medical School Saturday, May 21, 2016.

    She will intern at the National Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, beginning June 24. Dr. Howa is the daughter of Adib and Randa Wahl Howa of Newburgh and the granddaughter of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton.

  • Perry Central Elementary releases final 2015-16 honor rolls

    Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks and the second semester of the 2015-16 school year.

     

    Fourth grading period

     

    Grade 3 distinguished honor roll: Thomas Edwards, Autumn Frye, Molly Goffinet, Aubreigh Gogel, Rylie Horrom, Landen Hubert, Trista Jones, Hunter Kellems, Allison Meyer, Teyah Mullis, Atticus Park, Celena Peter, Beau Schaad, Savannah Schaad, Naomie Schultz, Hunter Smith, Caleb VanWinkle, Gavin Wallace, Julia Walsh, Savannah Whistle and Cole Yeager.

  • Tell City hosts annual honor program; 160 students recognized

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School recently hosted its annual honor program. There were 160 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.

    Principal, Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. He also shared some of the highlights of the year, including being named a 4 Star School, record setting test scores, the graduation rate climbing higher than ever and being awarded an A rating by the Indiana Department of Education.

  • Daughters of Isabella awards scholarships

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella, Nativity Circle 710 have awarded $500 scholarships to graduates Mary Steen and Aaron Lutgring.

    These scholarships are based on financial need, academics, grade point average, rank in class, college attending and extra curricular activities.

    The applicants must have a member of the local circle as a mother or grandmother.

  • Chrisney Class of 1956
  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year.

     

  • Café seminar to focus on building student character traits

    TELL CITY – Experts say grit – the character trait that encompasses persistence, determination and resilience – is a stronger predictor of college success than a student’s SAT score, IQ or high-school GPA. Another big part of a student’s success is having what’s known as a growth mindset. That includes the ability to embrace challenges, learn from criticism and find lessons in others’ successes.

  • 21st Century Scholar Program enrollment underway

    INDIANA – Congratulations to the Class of 2016 on all of your accomplishments. The hard work and dedication our students, teachers and administrators have shown to get to this point is something to be celebrated and recognized. Graduation season can also serve as a great reminder that it is never too early to start planning for college. The Indiana 21st Century Scholars program was established to help students from low-income families achieve their goal of going to college.