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Education

  • William Tell’s wax museum

    Third graders in Beth Lasher’s class presented a wax museum of famous people recently. Students researched a person of interest and prepared a speech to read at the museum. They also dressed as their famous person.

  • Education news, May 17

    Ragan graduates OCU
    OAKLAND CITY – Safforn Ragan of Troy graduated from Oakland University May 5 with an associate’s degree in business administration.
    She also appeared on the school’s dean list for the fifth time during her time at OCU.

  • Healthy Head Start students

    Children at Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about health and exercise in March. They took a field trip to Pump It Up and were able to use their gross motor skills to climb and explore different physical movements.

    Kyla Lowe, left, and Ben Eberle, right, are pictured here trying out the ball launchers. For more information about Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Math team participates in state competition

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School participated in the regional competition for the Academic Super Bowl April 17.

    The main topic covered was the colonial time period, including the Revolutionary War.
    The math team composed of Tyler Sims, Chelsey Skeen, Stephen Jones, Rachel Woznicki and Jackie Niswonger and coached by David Alvey placed first at this competition and was one of the top seven teams in the state, qualifying them for state competition.

  • Early Head Start open house May 24

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start will have a grand opening and open house at its new location, 321 Ninth Street in Tell City, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 24.
    The public is invited to celebrate the new use of a well-known Tell City location, the former Coca Cola Bottling Co.
    Early Head Start provides education and support to pregnant women and children from birth to age 3. Lincoln Hills Development Head Start, which prepares children ages 3 to 5 for kindergarten and beyond, will also be onsite to discuss its programs.

  • Education News, May 10

    Senior awards program at TC
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its senior awards program at 1 p.m. May 20 in the school auditorium.
    In addition to awarding all scholarships, other honors will be presented.
    All graduates and their families, along with community members, students and staff, are invited and encouraged to attend this event.

  • Mosby named All-American Scholar

    TELL CITY – The United States Achievement Academy announced recently that Andrew Mosby of Tell City has been named an All-American Scholar.

    The USAA has established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average. Mosby, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will appear in the All-American Scholar At-Large Yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Tots Lots visits William Tell Elementary

    Tots Lots Preschool took a tour recently of William Tell Elementary, including the kindergarten classrooms. They also met the kindergarten teachers helping in the transition from preschool into kindergarten.

  • Head Start in outer space!

    During the month of February, the children at North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities that taught them about the solar system.

  • Tell City honors program set for Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold its annual honors program for students in seventh through 12th grades at 7 p.m. Monday in the school auditorium.
    Among the students who will be recognized are those who achieved honor roll for the first three grading periods this school year.