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Education

  • Conrad’s Corner dedication

    Ginger Conrad stands in her newly dedicated library named Conrad’s Corner, which was shown to her as one of her retirement gifts.

  • Tots Lots visit animal clinic

    Tots Lots Preschool visited Dr. Schoene’s Animal Clinic in Cannelton. Schoene gave a tour of his veterinary clinic and showed the children the tools that he uses to take care of animals.

  • Perry Central’s Up in One, Down in None

    The Captain’s Club honored Perry Central students who raised at least one grade during the third-grading period compared to the second-grading period without letting any other grades fall, as well as the students who received straight A’s, with a pizza party for lunch last week.

  • Second graders help recycle old phonebooks

    Angela Berg’s second-grade class at William Tell Elementary class show off phone books the class has been collecting for Perry-Spencer Communications. The class has collected more than 100 phone books, which will all be recycled.

  • Head Start students learn about horses

    The students of South Perry Head Start took a field trip to the Nancy Ress Horse Farm in March to learn more about farms. Children learned about the different items used to take care of horses and how they are used on the animals. They were also shown equipment used for horse riding. Pictured above are Savannah Cronin, Josh Temple and Alexander Sanderfur with Nancy Ress brushing one of her horses. For more information on South Perry Head Start, call Yvonna Holmes at 547-8463.

  • Foerster graduates OCU

    OAKLAND CITY – Molly Foerster of Evanston graduated Oakland City University with a degree in early childhood education in December 2011. A ceremony to honor her and other graduates will be held at 10 a.m. May 5 at the Johnson Center at Oakland City University.
    Foerster was a part of the school’s 2010 homecoming; a member of the national, co-educational music fraternity Davidsbuendler; a choir member; a member of the Student Government Association and SGA Senator of the year for 2008-09. She is the daughter of Darryl and Dianna Foerster of Evanston.

  • Newton named All-American Scholar

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

    The USAA established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines, a news release stated. The all-American scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average.

  • Nilssen inducted to Rho Chi honor society

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Ethan S. Nilssen, son of Steve and Kathy (Bailey) Nilssen and grandson of Carol A. Bailey of Tell City, was inducted into the Rho Chi Society, the national pharmacy honor society, April 1.

    The purpose of Rho Chi is to recognize outstanding scholarship and promote advancement of the profession of pharmacy through lifelong commitment to high standards of conduct, service and leadership in the profession.

  • Lip-sync contest today at Tell City

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance will host their fifth annual lip-sync contest today. The event will begin at 8 p.m. auditorium. The public is invited to attend and enter through the front doors of the school on 12th Street.
    Cost is $3 per student and $5 per adult.
    Fourteen groups are scheduled to perform.

  • North Perry Head Start to host open house; taking applications

    LEOPOLD – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2012-13 school year.
    An open house will also be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 and Head Start staff encourages any interested family or community members to attend.
    Children may be enrolled at this time or parents may simply attend to learn more about Head Start. The North Perry Head Start Center is located next to Perry Central school in Leopold.