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Education

  • Manufacturing Night: Building the future at home

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Students from across Perry County schools came together Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Ivy Tech Tell City Career and Technology Center for this year’s Manufacturing Night. The building was full to capacity as visitors of all ages streamed in to observe demonstrations by the students and enjoy free food. The evening was the culmination of a great deal of work on the part of students involved in high school technology programs and the Perry County College Success Coalition.

  • Simpson honored as Heisman ‘School Winner’

    TELL CITY – Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes Leo Simpson, a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School as a School Winner. Leo plans to attend Purdue University and major in engineering and also pursue a graduate degree in computer science. He is the son of Kenneth and Sandra Simpson.

  • Cannelton Elementary first nine weeks Honor Rolls

    First Grade

     

    Honor Roll – Gavin Powers and Caiden Thompson

    Distinguished Honor Roll – McKenzie Bolin, Tyler Coon, Gavin Fuqua, Kandace Little, Serenity Miles and Jeryn Powers

     

    Second Grade

     

    Honorable Mention – Arianna Hulse and Izabell Sturgeon

    Honor Roll – Parker Joyal and Jaicey Salmon

    Distinguished Honor Roll – Caitlyn Embry, Brooke Evans, EJ Holman and Kyla Little

  • Perry Central students of the month

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Kianna Wright and Cody Guillaume, were recognized as September Student of the Month winners for ‘Problem Solving.’  Prizes, for these students, are sponsored by Marcy’s Restaurant.

  • Students rooted in growing STEM

    Higher concepts of learning driven by a student-driven initiatives in science, technology, engineering and math are feature components of a newly opened tech-based exhibit at William Tell Elementary. On Sept. 14, STEM City at that school was officially dedicated.

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  • Accountable learning: school letter grades released

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Education has released the A-F school accountability grades for the 2016-17 school year. This marks the second year of a revamped accountability that tracks student performance and year-to-year growth via state assessment tests, graduation rates and other standards, with a new emphasis that schools incorporate methods that allow students to ‘catch up,’ ‘keep up,’ and ‘move up’ in their performance.

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  • Lilly counseling grants to promote student success

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will receive $147,050 from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of the endowment’s Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for Indiana K-12 students. Perry Central will receive the same grant in the amount of $117,800.

    The county school districts are two of more than 50 public school corporations and five charter schools in Indiana selected to implement plans to help them meet the complex academic, college, career, and social and emotional counseling needs of their students.

  • TC Schools parent-teacher conferences upcoming

    TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 12, are the designated times for parent-teacher conferences at William Tell Elementary School.  Parents will be notified of their scheduled time by Monday, Oct. 9. 

    If parents need to make any changes with their appointment, they are asked to contact their child’s teacher at (812) 547-9727.

    Students at Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School will receive report cards on Tuesday, Oct.10. Parent-teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4-7:45 p.m.