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Education

  • 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.

  • 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.