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Education

  • Purdue students recognized for academic achievements, dean’s list

    WEST LAFAYETTE – About 13,600 Purdue University students earned semester honors for the spring 2013 semester.
    To earn semester honors, students must be attending at least half-time, have at least a 3.5 semester grade point average and at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
    Local students earning semester honors include Andrew Helming of Birdseye, Ian Hahus of Branchville, Kaitlyn Poehlein of Tobinsport, Tory Coyle of Cannelton, Megan Kloeck of Saint Meinrad, Kory Fischer of Birdseye, Alexandra Bashor of Branchville and Neal Goffinet of Tell City.

  • Grant applications being taken for Operation Round Up fund

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant to Cannelton City Schools

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded grants to support youth literacy programs to Cannelton City Schools in Cannelton in the amount of $3,200.

  • KWC announces names of dean’s, president’s list students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of local students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists at the college.
    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. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement.
    To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Ivy Tech announces local students named to summer dean’s, president’s lists

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2013 summer semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.  

  • Early Head Start end-of-year-celebration

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day celebrating the end of the school year earlier this summer. Pictured enjoying some sweets is Delilah Smith. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.
     

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for new school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. 
    Glory Bees uses learning through play, teaching philosophy, and students will experience a variety of fun-filled learning adventures. Children will be introduced to Christian character development, math, science, art, music, a phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking.
    Each child will be encouraged to participate in new and challenging learning situations so they are able to master new skills.

  • Scott graduates from Purdue University

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Daniel R. Scott Jr. of Tell City graduated May 10 from Purdue University’s College of Technology.

    He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering with a minor in disciplines of organizational leadership.
    He is currently employed by Aleris Aluminum Rolled Products as an engineer in Lewisport, Ky.
    Scott is the son of Joan Knable of Tell City and Danny Scott of Madison. He is the grandson of Eva Knable of Tell City, Mary and Arnold Scott of English and Ocala, Fla., and the late Frank Knable.

  • Supply lists for William Tell Elementary

    TELL CITY – The following are the school supply lists for all grades in William Tell Elementary School for the 2013-14 school year.
    KINDERGARTEN: one spiral notebook; washable markers; boys are asked to take wet wipes; girls are asked to take hand sanitizer; white glue; one family-size box of tissues; 24-count box of crayons; boys are asked to take a box of gallon size plastic bags; girls are asked to take a box of quart sized plastic bags.

  • Tell City-Troy Township announces bus routes for 2013-14

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. is working with the city of Tell City with its “get healthy” initiative. Once again this year, there will be walking areas for students in seventh through 12th grades within Tell City. There will be no school bus services for this grades for students that live within approximately five blocks of the junior-senior high school building. For those outside this area, there will be designated stops that students living in that specific area will need to arrive at on their own if they desire bus service.