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Education

  • Glory Bees students chill at Dairy Queen

    Glory Bees Preschool’s five-day students recently took a field trip to Dairy Queen.

  • Tots Lots visit Hoosier Southern Railroad

    The children of Tots Lots preschool recently took a field trip to the Hoosier Southern Railroad.

  • Tell City students learn about technology through Ivy Tech

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School were recently given the opportunity to learn more about careers in the energy industry.
    Dennis Liechty, program chair in Advanced Manufacturing at Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville, visited to discuss the educational partnership between the school, power plants and contractors in the region.

  • North Perry students learn about community helpers

    LEOPOLD – During the month of October, students of the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start learned about community helpers and careers.

    The students had an opportunity to create a community of their own, using a brown paper bag, construction paper shapes and colors, along with markers, crayons and glue sticks. When they were finished, the students gathered their buildings for a community display.

  • AfterSchoolRocks at Heritage Festival

    Ethan Melton waves while tending to the AfterSchoolRocks booth at Cannelton’s Heritage Festival.

    By participating in the festival, students hoped to give children an opportunity to have fun playing cornhole for a prize, while raising community awareness on two issues they thought needed to be addressed. AfterSchoolRocks is a program of Lincoln Hills Development Corporation’s Youth Service Bureau. For more information about AfterSchoolRocks or the Youth service Bureau call Natalie Johnson at 547-3435, Ext. 236.

  • Veterans to be celebrated at local schools

    Tell City students to host Veterans Day events
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host various Veterans Day events Friday at the school.
    The day will kick off at 8 a.m. at the school’s library with memorabilia on display for viewing.
    At 8:15 a.m. there will be a plaque ceremony in the auxiliary gym, followed by a free breakfast for veterans in the cafeteria at 8:30.
    After breakfast, a school tour and door-judging contest will take place.

  • Education Notes

    Adult-ed classes begin Wednesday at Ivy Tech
    TELL CITY – Thinking about your future? What about getting that GED or heading to college or a new job?
    Adult education classes begin today Ivy Tech Community College in Tell City and will run until Dec. 15.
    Classes will improve students’ math and English skills, add a GED to students’ resumes, help them prepare for post-secondary training and increase their wage-earning potential.
    Classes are free and will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Glory Bees enjoy story time

    Glory Bees Preschool students recently enjoyed a visit from Susan Jordan of the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. Jordan visited the school to present a story hour, where she read three books, watched a movie with the children and helped them with a fun craft. Jordan also taught the students some silly songs.

  • Former Perry Central educator retires from Georgia school

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Richard Gill, a former Perry Central counselor, retired Sept. 1 after 30 years in public school education.
    The educational leader was recently the principal of West Forsyth High School in Forsyth County, a school that he started in 2007.
    Prior to his tenure at West Forsyth, Gill served as principal at South Forsyth High School from 2001-06, where he began the scholastic institution’s international baccalaureate program.

  • Education notes, Oct. 17

    Adult-ed classes begin Oct. 24 at Ivy Tech
    TELL CITY – Thinking about your future? What about getting that GED or heading to college or a new job? Adult education classes will begin soon at Ivy Tech Community College in Tell City.
    Classes will run from Oct. 24 to Dec. 15. Classes will improve students’ math and English skills, add GEDs to students’ resumes, help them prepare for post-secondary training and increase their wage-earning potential.