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Education

  • Author Temple Grandin to speak April 9 at Brescia

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Brescia University William R. Young Jr. Lecture Series will present Ph.D. Temple Grandin at 7 p.m. April 9 at St. Stephen Cathedral. This event is free and open to the public.

    Grandin is an innovator, author and activist and is considered one of the most accomplished and well-known adults with autism in the world. Grandin is considered a philosophical leader of both the animal-welfare and autism-advocacy movements.

  • Shane Weedman earns dean’s list honor at IUS

    CANNELTON – Shane Weedman, son of Jimmy and Robin Weedman of Cannelton, was recently awarded recognition on the Indiana University Southeast dean’s list for fall semester.

    Weedman is currently a senior and earned the distinction for his high scholastic achievement.

  • American Legion Ladies Auxiliary scholarship deadline Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 213 is accepting scholarship applications for two $500 scholarships to be awarded to Perry County students.

    To be eligible, applicants must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the American Legion Post 213 or Unit 213, or be a junior member of the Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion member for the past two years and have current dues paid.

  • Perry County Learning Academy enrolling students

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Learning Academy is currently enrolling high school students and adults who wish to earn a high- school or a general-equivalency diploma. 

    Interested individuals who were unable to graduate high school with their class but would like to earn a diploma may call Perry County Learning Academy  at (812) 547-6942 or visit from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

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  • Delta Kappa Gamma to meet Monday at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Apr. 13, at Perry Central Community School.

    Area educators are welcome to attend a Technology Petting Zoo to experience educational technology and applications at 6:30 p.m. in the Perry Central Junior-Senior High School library.

    Those interested in attending are asked to send email to Diane Plassmeyer at dplassmeyer@pccs.k12.in.us.

    Light refreshments will be served. Hostesses are Stephanie Walsh and Diane Plassmeyer.

  • Education Pays to offer fall loan awards

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Education Pays student loan fund of Tell City-Perry County, is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high-school education for the fall 2015 semester. 

    Applications are available in the guidance counselors offices at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1. 

  • William Tell Elementary to host late kindergarten round-up April 9

    TELL CITY – A late kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 9, for all children entering school for the first time. Attendees should enter through the main door and follow signs. 

    To enter kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age 5. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter kindergarten at age 6.

  • The Day of the Century: A great day for Pi

    LEOPOLD – It’s likely not found marked on many calendars, but for many teachers, educators and mathematicians, Pi Day, or March 14, is a pretty big deal.

    The date is special because of its numeric significance – 3.14 – pi’s common representation.

    It represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference –  or distance around the outside – to its diameter, or length across. Pi’s full decimal is said to exceed more than 13 trillion digits.

  • Tell City Students of the month