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Education

  • 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.

  • Head Start student shoppers

    South Perry Head Start students put together a pretend grocery store in February to help them learn about community helpers.

    The activity encouraged the children to interact with their peers and allowed them to engage in a real world situation. They also counted, sorted and compared the grocery items. Pictured here are Westley Sosh scanning Jalynn Wroe’s items and totaling her purchases. Waiting in line behind Jalynn is Christa Wroe.

  • National Honor Society Trivia Night April 13

    TELL CITY – The National Honor Society of Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its annual trivia night April 13.
    The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.
    Proceeds will benefit the community. There will be 10 rounds of 10 questions in 10 different fun and interesting categories.
    Teams may consist of up to five members. Cost is $5 per student and $8 per adult. “Come test your knowledge against some of the best minds in the community,” event organizer Amy Kehl said.

  • Tell City High School art show slated for April

    TELL CITY – The eighth annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held April 2-3 and April 10 in the junior-senior high library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 and April 10.
    Some of the items that will be on display are pencil drawings, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, scratchboards, paper mache’ sculptures, weavings and fiber projects, and pottery.

  • Education brief, March 19

    Early Start program set for Friday morning
    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Early Head Start office, at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.
    The topic for March will be “Knowing Your Community Resources.” Light refreshments will be served.
    For more information, contact Kelly Luker, EHS family resource coordinator, at 547-4850 Ext. 113 or (812) 619-1842.