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Education

  • Parents Excited About Kids Night at local schools

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Youth Service Bureau recently held their PEAK Night programs at William Tell and Cannelton elementary schools.

    The Early Risers Skills for Success program sponsors a Parents Excited About Kids Night once each semester.
    This semester, 57 parents, students and professionals enjoyed an evening of encouragement, which included a family meal and student-led poetry reading.

  • Dad Day at South Perry Head Start

    Students of South Perry Head Start Classroom 1 took a field trip to Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. for Dads Day in October. Students were able to see where Mulzer digs for stone, how they transport it and the workers also talked to students about what they and others can do with the stone. Pictured here are Justeena Bennett and her father, Jason Ambrose, painting her pet rock from the trip.

  • Cannelton schools raise new flags

    Members from Cannelton American Legion’s Post 142 are shown, along with members of Cannelton Elementary’s student council, raising a new American and Indiana flag donated annually by the Post. A brief ceremony was held and Legion members then presented the William Bennett Early Learning Center building with their flags as well.

  • Cannelton students celebrate Veterans Day

    Lena Joyal, curator of the Perry County Museum, delivers her speech about the history of early settlers and veterans in Perry County to a captive audience of students, staff and veterans during Cannelton city schools annual Veterans’ Day program.

  • WTE first grade class organizes local food drive

    TELL CITY – Kara Braunecker’s first grade class at William Tell Elementary organized a school-wide food drive Nov. 15 through Nov. 18.

    The class encouraged other students and staff to donate nonperishable food items to the local Council of Agencies here in Tell City. The students collected and sorted 1,472 items.
    The items were delivered to the agency on Friday afternoon.

  • Glory Bees students chill at Dairy Queen

    Glory Bees Preschool’s five-day students recently took a field trip to Dairy Queen.

  • Tots Lots visit Hoosier Southern Railroad

    The children of Tots Lots preschool recently took a field trip to the Hoosier Southern Railroad.

  • Tell City students learn about technology through Ivy Tech

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School were recently given the opportunity to learn more about careers in the energy industry.
    Dennis Liechty, program chair in Advanced Manufacturing at Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville, visited to discuss the educational partnership between the school, power plants and contractors in the region.

  • North Perry students learn about community helpers

    LEOPOLD – During the month of October, students of the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start learned about community helpers and careers.

    The students had an opportunity to create a community of their own, using a brown paper bag, construction paper shapes and colors, along with markers, crayons and glue sticks. When they were finished, the students gathered their buildings for a community display.

  • AfterSchoolRocks at Heritage Festival

    Ethan Melton waves while tending to the AfterSchoolRocks booth at Cannelton’s Heritage Festival.

    By participating in the festival, students hoped to give children an opportunity to have fun playing cornhole for a prize, while raising community awareness on two issues they thought needed to be addressed. AfterSchoolRocks is a program of Lincoln Hills Development Corporation’s Youth Service Bureau. For more information about AfterSchoolRocks or the Youth service Bureau call Natalie Johnson at 547-3435, Ext. 236.