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Education

  • Lights on features hunter’s education

    The Lights-On after school program at Perry Central will offer hunter’s education courses during the month of October. 

    Pictured facilitating the course is Joe Lackey, a retired conservation officer. Lackey helps promote safe hunting procedures and knowledge to students and adults. There are currently 30 participants.

  • Destined to Travel with JA contest for local students launches

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – As of Oct. 10, Junior Achievement USA is offering high-school students the opportunity to win a three-day ad-venture for four people to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    To enter the Destined to Travel with JA contest, students need to review the interactive Destination Build lesson, a teaching tool that allows students to explore the tourism industry, complete a quick quiz and submit their answers.

  • Nix joins IU Sigma Alpha Lambda

    CANNELTON – Sigma Alpha Lambda, a National Leadership and Honors Organization at Indiana University, announced Mariah C. Nix of Cannelton recently became a member of the organization.

    Sigma Alpha Lambda is an organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development and lifelong professional fulfillment.
    Nix is the daughter of Barry and Diane Nix of rural Cannelton. She is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Cannelton conferences today, Friday

    CANNELTON – Kindergarten through fifth grades at Cannelton Elementary School will hold parent-teacher conferences today and Friday.
    Information was sent home with the students previously, however, if you are not scheduled for a conference and would like to meet with your child’s teacher, call 547-4126 to schedule a conference.

  • WTE Constitution Day

    Sixth-grade students in Kevin Rhodes’ social studies class presented the “Constitution Day” live announcements Sept. 16 at William Tell Elementary. Students from the class pictured in front from the left are Lucas Kleeman, Whitaker Lyons, Bryson Naviaux and Zachary Butler. Back row: Becca Simpson, Corrie Kimbril, Jenna Coyle, Jana Lacy, Emili Stephens and Amethyst Dunn.

  • Say “ah!”

    Braleigh Risse, a preschool student at Cannelton Elementary School receives some dental care form the Indiana University dental team. This program is offered yearly to students through the mobile dentist Smile Programs.

  • Maurices announces local scholarship winner

    TELL CITY – Donald Fulkerson, son of Eugene and Lynn Fulkerson, of Cannelton was recently named a Maurices scholarship recipient.
    Maurices announced the names of 17 students across the country who have been awarded scholarships based on “their hard work and dedication,” a press release from the store stated.
    The Ascena Scholarship Program was developed in 1996 and has given scholarships to more than 401 children of associates at Dress Barn, Maurices and Justice stores.

  • Cannelton students explore Vastwood during hike

    Cannelton City Schools’ Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies After School Program participants recently went on a hike at Vastwood Park in Hawesville, Ky., as a part of their weekly “Power Hour” program to encourage exercise. The Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies program is for students in third through sixth grades and is sponsored through a grant form the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee.

  • Lights On welcomes art graduate

    The Perry Central Lights-On after-school program recently welcomed Emily Colucci, an Indiana State University graduate of art and art history.

    Colucci provided a workshop on canvas painting to students of various ages. Individual paintings will be made into a large mural and hung in the school. Pictured working with Colucci are Maddie Elmer, Isaiah James and Rikkie Oser. Colucci facilitated six workshops throughout September. Lights-On is provided by a 21st CCLC grant.

  • Commended students in 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

    TELL CITY – Justin T. Sims has been named a commended student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program Tell City Junior-Senior High School principal Brad Ramsey announced.
    A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program, will be presented by Ramsey to Sims.
    About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.