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Education

  • Education notes

    Indiana State announces dean’s list
    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester. Students must have a 3.5 grade-point average or above on a 4.0-point scale in order to be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State.
    Area students making the fall 2011 ISU dean’s list include Sarah Roccia and Dana Sibrel of Cannelton, Justin Sabelhaus of Grandview, Monica Block of Leopold and Kelsie Bland, Ryan Henrickson and Emily James, all of Tell City.

  • Perry Central preschool, kindergarten roundup info

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool roundup will be held April 20. Roundup for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held April 27. Students who currently attend Perry Central Preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • January activities at North Perry Head Start

    LEOPOLD – Students at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start welcomed special guests Haley Lewis and Aaron Trimn in January. Lewis was the community readers for the month and read the book, “Oh, the Things You Can Thing” by Dr. Seuss. She wore a balloon hat made by Trimn that resembled Dr. Seuss’ hat while reading to the children. Each child was given a copy of the book to take home and enjoy.

  • Perry Central Elementary’s Up in One, Down in None students

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captains club had a pizza party and gave certificates to all students who raised at least one grade without letting any others fall for the second grading period compared to the first grading period. Students who received straight A’s for both quarters were also invited to attend the pizza party.

  • Ragan named to Oakland City’s dean’s list

    OAKLAND CITY – Saffron J. Ragan of Troy was recently named to the dean’s list at Oakland City University.
    This is the fourth time Ragan has been named to the dean’s list. She is a sophomore majoring in business administration and expects to graduate in May.

  • Goffinet named to Kentucky Wesleyan’s president’s, dean’s lists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a junior social-studies and secondary-education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement by students carrying at least 12 hours who have attained a grade-point average of 4.0. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Freshmen orientation at Tell City Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold its freshmen orientation for the 2012-13 school year at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend. High-school students will be on hand to give useful tips and information.

  • Sonshine announces up round up dates

    NEW BOSTON – The children at Sonshine Early Learning Ministry invited the public to their preschool round-up from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

    The preschool is located just west of New Boston.

    Any parent or guardian interested in enrolling their 3- or 4-year-old in the Sonshine preschool program is asked to plan to attend this event.

    For more information, call 547-9620.

  • USI names local students to honors list

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana’s fall 2011 honors list has been released. Ronald S. Rochon, provost, reported that 2,102 students were named to the latest list.
    Students must achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average on 4.0 system to be named to the list. Undergraduate students earning no incomplete grades for the term and earning letter grades of computable point value in 12 or more semester hours with a semester grade-point average between 3.5 to 4.0 are named to the list.

  • Williams attends educator conference

    CANNELTON – Charlena (Rudolph) Williams of Cannelton was one of five women chosen to represent Kentucky at the 2012 National Education Association Mid-Atlantic Women’s and Minority Leadership Conference in Arlington, Va., Jan. 25 – Jan. 29.