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Education

  • Tell City High School art show slated for April

    TELL CITY – The eighth annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held April 2-3 and April 10 in the junior-senior high library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 and April 10.
    Some of the items that will be on display are pencil drawings, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, scratchboards, paper mache’ sculptures, weavings and fiber projects, and pottery.

  • Education brief, March 19

    Early Start program set for Friday morning
    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Early Head Start office, at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.
    The topic for March will be “Knowing Your Community Resources.” Light refreshments will be served.
    For more information, contact Kelly Luker, EHS family resource coordinator, at 547-4850 Ext. 113 or (812) 619-1842.

  • Branchville student serves as page

    State Sen. Richard D. Young (D-Milltown) hosted a page from Branchville during the 2012 legislative session. Sydney Ann Goffinet, 15, from Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, served as a Senate page for Young Feb. 23.

  • Wal-Mart donates box tops to local schools

    Wal-Mart of Tell City recently donated around 11,000 Box Tops for Education to four area schools. Each school will receive 3,000 box tops each, which will equal about $300 when exchanged.

    Pictured from the left are Shannon Case from North Hancock County, Ky., schools; Ray James on behalf of Perry Central schools; Wal-Mart assistant manager Jason Hogan; Cindy Lenn of Tell City Junior-Senior High School, and Andrea Maffia of Cannelton schools.
     

  • Education notes, March 15

    Area resident named to Marian University dean’s list
    INDIANAPOLIS –Sara Brown of Troy was among the 431 students who qualified for the Marian University dean’s list during the spring 2011 semester.
    A student whose grade point average for the semester is 3.5 or above, who was enrolled in at least 12 semester hours, and who has not earned any incompleted dates in the semester is eligible to be named to the dean’s list.
    Brown is a pre-bachelor of science nursing major.

  • Cinema honors students

    Three Tell City High School seniors were recently awarded certificates of excellence by Mark Morgan, manager of the Tell City Cinemas. The girls were recognized by Morgan for their service at the cinemas as employees of the month and for outstanding service. They are, from left, Whitney Zellers, Lacey Kuster and Emily Alvey.

  • Cannelton students participate in Read Across America

    Cannelton elementary students recently celebrated Read Across America with a reading of the Dr. Seuss book, “The Lorax.” The Cannelton Parent-Teacher Organization sponsored the event and each child received a book and bookmark to take home.

  • Education Notes, March 12

    Tots Lots to hold second student art, science fair Tuesday
    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool will host its second annual art and science fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in fellowship hall at Evangelical United Church of Christ, at 802 10th St., Tell City.
    The students will be given free will to create their own art projects for exhibit.
    The students will also conduct science projects at school and at home for display. The public is invited. 

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting loan applications

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high school education for the fall 2012 semester.
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.

  • Cannelton elementary schools announce preschool, kindergarten information for 2012-13 school year

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment-registration schedule for prospective preschool and kindergarten students for the 2012-13 school year will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 25.
    A parent or guardian of any prospective or currently enrolled preschool or kindergarten student should proceed to the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center, located at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton.
    Preschool students can be 3 years old by Aug. 1, 4 years old or 5 years old (if birth date is after Aug. 1, 2011) and must be toilet trained.