• Students create dino snacks

    During the month of November, the children at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center learned about dinosaurs.

  • Seven is lucky number for USI’s Southern Indiana Japanese School

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana’s Southern Indiana Japanese School has received the School Award in Writing from the Japan Overseas Educational Services, a subsidiary of the Japanese government’s Ministry of Education and Science. Only 20 out of more that 300 Japanese schools abroad received the award. This is the seventh consecutive year that the SIJS has received this honor.

    Additional writing prizes were also awarded to seven SIJS students in various categories.

  • A day at Wendy’s

    The “five-day” students at Glory Bees Preschool took a trip to Wendy’s recently.

    They toured the kitchen and enjoyed a quick trip to the freezer. The students said their favorite part of the trip was making their own Frosty desserts. Students in attendance pictured in the front from the left are Kaito Asai, Manny Avallone, Trent Wilbur, Amelia Bolton, Oliver Stutsman and Xavier Knight. In the back row are Reece Crockett, Alyvia Thompson, Bryce Lindauer, J.R. Hess, Will Smith, Ashton Williams, Manager Arika Seibert, Jaya Smith and Chloe Rudolph.

  • The benefits of recycling. . .

    The sixth grade student council at William Tell Elementary has partnered with Perry County Junior Women and Perry County Recycling to collect plastic lids to make the first recycled bench for the school’s playground. 

  • WTE first grade class organizes local food drive

    Kara Braunecker’s first grade class at William Tell Elementary organized a school-wide food drive Nov. 13 through 16, encouraging other students and staff to donate nonperishable food items to the local Council of Agencies in Tell City. 

  • South Perry Head Start visits the farm

    Students in Classroom 2 at South Perry Head Start enjoyed activities that focused on fire safety, fall, harvest and Halloween during October.

    The class took a field trip to Trunnell’s Farm Market in Utica, Ky. Students learned how pumpkins grow and each child got to pick their own pumpkin from the patch. They tasted apple cider slushies and played in the Family Fun Acre. Pictured from the left are Hailey Martin, Chloe Hale, Kenadie Ambrose and Skylyn Snively. For more information about South Perry Head Start, contact teacher Beth Cassidy at 547-9464.

  • Student accomplishments at Cannelton Elementary

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of columns sent to the News by the teachers and staff of Cannelton elementary schools, recognizing students for their work inside and outside of the classroom.
    CANNELTON – It’s time for the second edition of our column hailing the accomplishments of our students here at Cannelton Elementary. We wish to recognize those students who come to school every day and do a good job, but may not be recognized as we would wish. These students are as follows.

  • Tell City’s fall scholar athletic team

    This year’s fall Scholar Athletic Award goes to the boys’ tennis team. The award is given to a team which has the best overall combined grade-point average. Team members pictured in front from the left are Joshua Kimbril, Austin Groves, Zachary Fisher, Luke Thomas, Jake Swihart and Kevin Yeung. In the back are Assistant Coach Clarke Blackford, Jeff Yeung, Austin Paulin, Anjan Kashyab, Tyler Groves, Anthony Roberts and Coach Nick Weyer.

  • Family pumpkin painting day at Cannelton

    Children at Cannelton’s William Bennett Early Learning Center participate in an annual family pumpkin painting day Oct. 9.

    Preschool and kindergarten students went on a field trip to Reid’s Orchard Oct. 2 and each invited a family member to paint their pumpkin with them a week later. Pictured in the first picture are Gage Garrett, Allicyn Garrett, Judy Garrett, Bria Garrett and Jaci Garrett. In the second picture, Jaci Garrett watches as Bria Garrett paints her pumpkin.

  • TCJHS September students

    The Student of the Month program is one which recognizes students for going above and beyond what is required of them. One student from each grade is elected by the teachers.

    Students of the month for September are, from the left, Jessica Braun, Gant Miller, Kelsey Gowers and Logan Labhart. Each student will receive a gift card, a T-shirt and a breakfast from Julie’s Café.