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Education

  • UE to host engineering, computer science workshop for girls March 10

    EVANSVILLE – The newly formed Tri-State Women in Computing and Engineering program is currently accepting registration for The Beauty of Engineering, a half-day workshop for girls in fourth through eighth grade.
    The workshop will take place March 10 on the University of Evansville campus. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the south lobby of the Koch Center for Engineering and Science, and the event will end at approximately 11:15 a.m. The cost is $6 per participant, and registration is open to individuals and organizations that wish to bring a group.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan to host open house

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. 
    Students will have the chance to experience college life at Kentucky Wesleyan.  The open house includes tours of the campus and opportunities to meet with faculty, staff and current students.
    Students and their families can get information on financial aid, student life at KWC, college athletics and more.

  • Ball State announces local dean’s list students, graduates for fall

    MUNCIE – Ball State University has announced the names of students who graduated and those who were included on the dean’s list during the fall 2011 semester.
    Perry County students named to the dean’s list were Kellie Suttle of Leopold, Kristin Truelove of Saint Croix and Katelyn Bryant of Tell City.
    Gina Anderson of Tell City graduated with her master’s degree.

  • Head Start students enjoy favorite books

    During January the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about their favorite books.

    They participated in an activity from the lesson plan that included an author’s chair. Children were able to explore and retell their favorite stories with each other. Ben Eberle, seated at right, retells his favorite story to the class while Brandon Persohn, left, and Kyla Lowe wait their turns. For more information about LHDC Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Education notes

    Indiana State announces dean’s list
    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester. Students must have a 3.5 grade-point average or above on a 4.0-point scale in order to be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State.
    Area students making the fall 2011 ISU dean’s list include Sarah Roccia and Dana Sibrel of Cannelton, Justin Sabelhaus of Grandview, Monica Block of Leopold and Kelsie Bland, Ryan Henrickson and Emily James, all of Tell City.

  • Perry Central preschool, kindergarten roundup info

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool roundup will be held April 20. Roundup for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held April 27. Students who currently attend Perry Central Preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • January activities at North Perry Head Start

    LEOPOLD – Students at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start welcomed special guests Haley Lewis and Aaron Trimn in January. Lewis was the community readers for the month and read the book, “Oh, the Things You Can Thing” by Dr. Seuss. She wore a balloon hat made by Trimn that resembled Dr. Seuss’ hat while reading to the children. Each child was given a copy of the book to take home and enjoy.

  • Perry Central Elementary’s Up in One, Down in None students

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captains club had a pizza party and gave certificates to all students who raised at least one grade without letting any others fall for the second grading period compared to the first grading period. Students who received straight A’s for both quarters were also invited to attend the pizza party.

  • Ragan named to Oakland City’s dean’s list

    OAKLAND CITY – Saffron J. Ragan of Troy was recently named to the dean’s list at Oakland City University.
    This is the fourth time Ragan has been named to the dean’s list. She is a sophomore majoring in business administration and expects to graduate in May.

  • Goffinet named to Kentucky Wesleyan’s president’s, dean’s lists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a junior social-studies and secondary-education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement by students carrying at least 12 hours who have attained a grade-point average of 4.0. 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 carrying at least 12 hours.