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Education

  • Head Start students experiment with science

    During the month of February, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities centered science.

    An activity from the socialization included a sinks or floats science experiment and children were able to use scientific inquiry to predict whether items would sink or float. Ben Eberle, left, Kenzie Litherland, center, and Madisyn Kellems, right, test items to see if they will sink or float in a science experiment. For information about Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • WTE hosts annual health, book fair

    Families at William Tell Elementary enjoyed the family health and book fairs held April 3. Many booths and vendors were set up and those attending got to explore an Air Evac helicopter and ask the pilots questions.

    Pictured below is pilot Mike Armstrong and his daughters Emma, a third grader, and Anna, a kindergartner, at William Tell. Also pictured is fifth grader Jonathan Seger was the lucky winner of a color Nook given away as part of the fairs.

  • A day at the railroad....

    Students of South Perry Head Start invited their special male role models to visit Hoosier Southern Railroad with them in March.

    The children learned about being safe near railroad tracks and were able to climb into the locomotive. They were amazed at the size of the train. The students were also excited to spend the afternoon with some of the special people in their lives, teachers said. For more information about South Perry Head Start, contact Beth Cassidy at 547-9464.

  • 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.