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Education

  • Education notes, April 2

    Lip-sync contest Thursday at Tell City Junior-Senior High
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance will host its fifth annual lip-sync contest Thursday. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in the 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.

  • Here’s the mail!

    Glory Bees Preschool five-day students took a field trip March 9 to the Tell City Post Office. They learned many things about the mail service and saw the journey the mail takes from the post office to their home.

  • Daughters of Isabella offers scholarship opportunity to students

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from any high school. The applicant must have a mother or grandmother who is a member of the local D of I circle.
    The scholarship is based on financial need, academics, scholastics and extra curricular activities including church, civic or community involvement.
    For applications, contact Mary Seibert at 547-4847 or pick one up at the next D o I meeting at 7 p.m. April 3 at St. Paul Catholic Church.

  • Cooper earns IU Southeast dean’s list spot

    LEOPOLD – Heather Cooper of Leopold was recently named to the current dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast.
    She is a nursing major in the school’s four-year program. Cooper is a 2010 Perry Central High School graduate and the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper and Paula Cooper, all of Leopold.
     

  • Education Notes, March 29

    Senior-student workshop today at Tell City Junior-Senior High
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School welcomes juniors and their parents or guardians to attend a senior-year workshop at 6:30 p.m. today in the school auditorium.
    Juniors and their families will be given a timeline of upcoming events, important deadlines and a checklist for college and career readiness. If you have any questions, contact Lisa Noble at 547-9715 or send e-mail to lisan@tellcity.k12.in.us.

  • Stepping Stones students bike for St. Jude’s

    Stepping Stones Preschool conducted its annual St. Jude’s Trike-athon in February.

    The students collected a total of $2,500. Nolan Hall (pictured at left) raised $400 and Ethan Howard (right) raised $326, making them the top fundraisers for the event. The boys were awarded a new bicycle and helmet from Waupaca for their efforts. Ava Labhart (center) came in third with $313 and received a bicycle basket.

  • Education notes, March 26

    Senior student workshop at Tell City Friday
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School welcomes juniors and their parents or guardians to attend a senior-year workshop at 6:30 p.m.Friday in the school auditorium.
    Juniors and their families will be given a timeline of upcoming events, important deadlines and a checklist for college and career readiness. If you have any questions, contact Lisa Noble at 547-9715 or send e-mail to lisan@tellcity.k12.in.us.

  • Local student wins Optimist Club essay contest

    TELL CITY – Destiny Brumfield, a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, recently won the Optimist Club of Tell City’s essay contest, based on a theme of “How my Positive Outlook Benefits my Community.”

    Brumfield was awarded the first-place gold medal for the honor. In addition, the essay will be sent to the district level to be judged along with winners from other Optimist clubs in the district. College scholarships are available for top winners at the district level.

  • Sea of green at William Tell Elementary

    Two students at William Tell Elementary, Kayla Parker and Mackenize Fulton, approached Principal Laura Noble about raising money for Perry Central students battling cancer.

  • Cannelton students visit Vastwood

    Cannelton city schools’ after school program, Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies, took a field trip to Vastwood Park recently. The topics of the week were drug abuse prevention, having good self-esteem, good eating habits and physical activity. The program is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee.