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Education

  • Branch of knowledge

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Students and staff at Cannelton High School said goodbyes this week to one of their most tenured instructors. After 30 years teaching just about every form of science offered at Cannelton, Jerry Smith, with the end of the school year last Tuesday, set forth into retirement.

  • Farewell to those who made a difference at TC Schools

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – As teachers and students at Tell City High School prepared to send off into the world the Class of 2016, they were also saying farewell to a few familiar faces that have played a role in the education of so many. The importance teachers play in the development of our children can’t be overstated. As the saying goes “what a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased.”

  • Cannelton Elementary School kids visit four-legged friends
  • Tell City native graduates college with honors

    TERRE HAUTE – Stephen Wayne Jones, a 2012 Tell City High School graduate, earned a diploma from Indiana State University on Saturday, May 6. Jones graduated with honors with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. He was vice president and president of Tribeta, a biological honors society. He participated in a summer undergraduate research experience. Stephen was a laboratory assistant and a chemistry tutor.

    He volunteered at the children’s museum and at the Summer Special Olympics.

    Jones plans to attend graduate school.

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High Art show finalists
  • Cannelton Junior-Senior High honor rolls

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the second grading period of the second term and the final honor rolls of the second term.

    Term 2 Grading Period 2

    Grade 6 high honor roll: Jhett B. Garrett, Devyn Rollie Powers and Jenessa Sturgeon.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Logan Bishop, Kyra J. Hemmings, Kyra Jones, Dylan Persohn and Jackson C. Sandage.

    Grade 7 honor roll: Kyra Hemmings.

    Grade 7 honorable mention: Daniel Applegate.

  • Cannelton to save thousands from insurance plan switch

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools has changed its employee health insurance plan and saved thousands in doing so.

    Dr. Alva Sibbitt called it “a good deal for us and a good deal for our employees” as he explained just how much the school corporation will save.

    By switching from its plan with Pekin Insurance to the Indiana’s Consumer Driven Health Plan will shave costs to the school corporation around $60,000 per year, according to Sibbitt’s figures.

  • Perry Central Art Show finalists
  • Diplomas ready for 81 PC seniors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – The strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” will echo inside the Perry Central High School gymnasium Sunday as members of the Class of 2016 receive their diplomas.

  • TC grads await Friday ceremony

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A night of joyful tears, laughs and reminiscing will mingle as students look to the future during Tell City High School’s graduation. Diplomas will be awarded at ceremonies beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    Graduates, family and friends attending this years’ Tell City High School commencement will listen to words of encouragement and advice from their top-two academic grads: Valedictorian Kevin Yeung and Salutatorian Gant Miller.