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Education

  • Veterans to be celebrated at local schools

    Tell City students to host Veterans Day events
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host various Veterans Day events Friday at the school.
    The day will kick off at 8 a.m. at the school’s library with memorabilia on display for viewing.
    At 8:15 a.m. there will be a plaque ceremony in the auxiliary gym, followed by a free breakfast for veterans in the cafeteria at 8:30.
    After breakfast, a school tour and door-judging contest will take place.

  • Education Notes

    Adult-ed classes begin Wednesday at Ivy Tech
    TELL CITY – Thinking about your future? What about getting that GED or heading to college or a new job?
    Adult education classes begin today Ivy Tech Community College in Tell City and will run until Dec. 15.
    Classes will improve students’ math and English skills, add a GED to students’ resumes, help them prepare for post-secondary training and increase their wage-earning potential.
    Classes are free and will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Glory Bees enjoy story time

    Glory Bees Preschool students recently enjoyed a visit from Susan Jordan of the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. Jordan visited the school to present a story hour, where she read three books, watched a movie with the children and helped them with a fun craft. Jordan also taught the students some silly songs.

  • Former Perry Central educator retires from Georgia school

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Richard Gill, a former Perry Central counselor, retired Sept. 1 after 30 years in public school education.
    The educational leader was recently the principal of West Forsyth High School in Forsyth County, a school that he started in 2007.
    Prior to his tenure at West Forsyth, Gill served as principal at South Forsyth High School from 2001-06, where he began the scholastic institution’s international baccalaureate program.

  • Education notes, Oct. 17

    Adult-ed classes begin Oct. 24 at Ivy Tech
    TELL CITY – Thinking about your future? What about getting that GED or heading to college or a new job? Adult education classes will begin soon at Ivy Tech Community College in Tell City.
    Classes will run from Oct. 24 to Dec. 15. Classes will improve students’ math and English skills, add GEDs to students’ resumes, help them prepare for post-secondary training and increase their wage-earning potential.

  • Cannelton students clean up!

    Cannelton City Schools’ Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies After School Program participated in a volunteer program at Myers Elementary School building.

    Students, leaders and volunteers pulled weeds around, inside and outside the fence that surrounds the school. They also planted flowers, used weed preventative and placed mulch along the sidewalks. This program is sponsored through a grant from the Perry County
    Substance Abuse Committee.

  • 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.