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Education

  • Education notes

    GED testing at Perry Central
    LEOPOLD – GED testing at Perry Central Community School is open to all Hoosier residents.
    Registration is required before testing and information is available on the school’s Web site, www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Susie Knox is the chief GED examiner and can provide more information to those seeking their GED for employment or higher education. She can be reached at 547-3347.

  • College 101 event at PC Sept. 28

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host College 101 Wednesday, Sept. 28 in the elementary cafeteria.
    The program is geared toward juniors and seniors and their parents, but any family interested can attend. This years’ program will focus on financial aid.
    Participants will learn how to use a new College Cost Estimator tool developed by the state of Indiana, along with other information on how to apply for college, scholarships, standardized tests and more. 

  • Education notes, Sept. 8

    Rhodes earns dean’s list spot

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Jordan Rhodes, who will be a junior this fall at Brescia University in Owensboro, Ky., made the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.
    He is the son of Kevin Rhodes and Leisa Rhodes. He also plays baseball for Brescia University.

  • Cannelton students learn to swing

    The fourth grade music class of Cannelton Elementary School, under the direction of Sharla Adams, integrated math, reading, spelling and physical education as they receive instruction on how to swing dance. Picture here watching the dancers from the left, are Natasha Mullis, Samantha C., Madison Huff and Madison Little.

  • Glory Bees students first week back

    Glory Bees Preschool students had their first week of school the week of Aug. 22.

    They enjoyed playing some get-to-know-you games and other activities. Students, pictured above, were excited to share their “All About Me Bags.” The bags were filled with things the students chose from home to show their new friends something about themselves.
     

  • Education News, Aug. 29

    GED testing at Perry Central
    LEOPOLD – GED testing at Perry Central Community School Corp. is open to all Hoosier residents. Registration is required before testing and information is available on the school’s Web site, www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Susie Knox is the chief GED examiner and can provide more information to those seeking their GED for employment or higher education. She can be reached at 547-3347.

  • Lasher attends mathematics program

    TELL CITY – Shane Lasher, a seventh-grader at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, attended the Ball State Institute for the Gifted in Mathematics program recently.

    Ball State University Department of Mathematical Sciences selected 56 Indiana students to participate. Selection was based on ISTEP scores.
    Students spent a week exploring connections between mathematics and science, number patterns, algebraic reasoning and brain teasers. 
    Lasher is the son of Beth and Mike Lasher and the grandson of Carroll and Brenda Goffinet.

  • Lisa George graduates from nursing program

    TELL CITY – Lisa George of Tell City earned an associate degree in nursing during pinning exercises May 7 at the Vincennes University Jasper Center Campus.

    Attending were relatives and friends.
    George is the daughter of Gary and Cheryl George of Tell City. She is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School.
    She is employed at the Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Nursing Home in Tell City.

  • Kleeman named to UE dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Dylan Kleeman of Tell City was named to the dean’s list of the University of Evansville for the spring semester of 2011. He is enrolled in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
    Kleeman is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School He is the son of Paul and Candie Kleeman of Tell City.

  • Riley earns degree from U of I

    INDIANAPOLIS – Cassandra Michelle Riley participated in her commencement ceremony Nov. 8, 2010, at the University of Indianapolis.
    She received her associate’s degree in culinary arts.

    Riley graduated with honors May 16, 2010 from the Chef’s Academy located in downtown Indianapolis. The academy is a division of Harrison College, formerly Indiana Business College. While studying business and culinary skills, she maintained a 3.5 grade-point average and was on the dean’s list several quarters.