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Education

  • 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.

  • Kast named to ISU dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Jeffrey Andrew “Andy” Kast of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list in the Indiana State University’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship during the spring 2011 semester.

    He was also inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, an academic honor society in which membership is by invitation only and is restricted to students ranked scholastically in the top of their class, regardless of field of study.

  • William Tell Elementary encourages students to walk to school

    TELL CITY – Staff and teachers of William Tell Elementary are making efforts to get students to utilize new sidewalks along Tell Street leading to the school.
    A supervisor will be at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library at 7 a.m. each school day starting Aug. 17 to supervise students as they are dropped off between 7 and 7:20 a.m. The group of students will then depart from the library at 7:20 a.m. for the school. Walking will occur rain or shine, so parents are asked to make sure children are dressed appropriately.

  • ‘Stuff the Bus’ returns Friday, Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – United Way of Perry County will sponsor the fifth Stuff the Bus school-supply drive Friday and Saturday for area students in need. United Way, Wal-Mart and area volunteers will once again join together to solicit donations.
    The hope is to increase donations this year due to the continued need in the community, organizers said. United Way will be “Stuffing the Bus” Friday and Saturday at the Tell City Wal-Mart.

  • William Tell Elementary announces school-supply list

    TELL CITY — William Tell Elementary School class supply lists for kindergarten through sixth grade has been announced.

    Kindergarten: one dry erase eraser; 70-page spiral notebook; two pink Pearl erasers; six folders with pockets; Lysol wipes; a backpack; Crayola markers; two family-size boxes of Kleenex tissue; one package of Expo dry erase markers; three-ring binder, 11⁄2 inch with clear, plastic pocket on front.