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Education

  • Tots Lots Preschool accepting students for 2012-13 school year

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool has begun enrollment for the 2012-13 school year. For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday session, he or she must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. The session meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
    For a child to be eligible for the Monday and Tuesday session, he or she must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This session is held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Glory Bees 2012-13 enrollment open

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Tell City since 1986, is accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year. 
    The preschool provides a Christian educational experience through Bible stories, songs and Christian character building. The curriculum incorporates kindergarten readiness skills, social and communication skills, community field trips, guest readers, community guests and a reading-incentive book club.

  • Kindergarten enrollment at WTE set

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. March 8 for all children entering school for the first time. Parents and children should enter through the main door and follow signs. All children registering for kindergarten will be given a folder of information.

  • PC students top stock market game

    LEOPOLD – The sixth graders at Perry Central participated in the stock market game and placed first and second within the region. The students started with a virtual cash account of $100,000 and strived to create the best-performing portfolio using a live trading simulation.

    They worked together in teams, practicing leadership, organization, negotiation and cooperation as they competed for the top spot. To build a portfolio, students had to research and evaluate stocks and then make buying, selling, and trading decisions based upon what they learned.

  • Goffinet named to KWC fall 2011 president’s, dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while having at least a 12-hour class schedule. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement. To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Sisters earn spots on dean’s lists

    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Ashley and Amanda Staples, daughters of Larry and Shelia Staples and granddaughters of Don and Marge Roberts and Don and Leona Staples, have both been named to fall 2011 dean’s lists for their respective colleges.
    Ashley was named to the dean’s list at the Miami University of Cincinnati and Amanda was named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.

  • Ball State announces dean’s list, fall graduates

    MUNCIE – Ball State University has announced the names of students who graduated and were included on the dean’s list during the fall 2011 semester.
    Spencer County dean’s list honorees were Andrew Hagan and Rachel Purviance of Grandview and Carla Cotton, Laura Hutchinson and Brandon Roos of Rockport.
    From Perry County, dean’s list honorees were Kellie Suttle of Leopold, Kristin Truelove of St. Croix and Katelyn Bryant of Tell City.
    Ball State graduates included Gina Anderson of Tell City, who earned a master’s degree.

  • WTE sixth-graders earn science-bowl honors

    Students on the William Tell science-bowl team placed seventh in their class in the state.

  • Glory Bees enrollment open for 2012-13

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Tell City since 1986, is accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year. 
    The preschool provides a Christian educational experience through Bible stories, songs and Christian character building. The curriculum incorporates kindergarten readiness skills, social and communication skills, community field trips, guest readers, community guests and a reading-incentive book club.

  • Wheatley earns second degree from IUPUI

    INDIANAPOLIS – Chelsea Wheatley, daughter of Joe Voges and Angela Wheatley, graduated with her second degree from Indiana University School of Nursing at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Dec. 17 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
    She is a previous graduate of Indiana University Bloomington. She will be employed as a registered nurse in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Riley’s Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.
    She is the granddaughter of Hubert and Mary Jo Voges and the late Leonard and Regina Wheatley.