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Education

  • Perry Central’s after-school program earns nomination

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary’s Lights-On program was recently nominated as one of six finalists in the 2015 Out-of-School Champions Showcase, sponsored by the Indiana Afterschool Network. The winner will be announced April 14 during a two-day out-of-school learning summit in Indianapolis.

    Staff of Perry Central’s Lights On program will be in attendance for the event, which also includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions and networking with other out-of-school programs. 

  • Community’s youth raise funds for Horse Rescue South
  • Cannelton pre-kindergarten, kindergarten pre-registration event set for Wednesday

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment-registration schedule for prospective pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2015-16 school year will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 15.

    A parent or guardian of any prospective or currently enrolled pre-k or kindergarten student should visit the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center at 411 Washington St. in Cannelton. 

    Pre-k students must be 3 years of age by Aug. 11, and must be toilet trained.

  • WTE disability-awareness fundraiser raises $5,000 for autism training

    TELL CITY – Because of successful Disability Awareness Month fundraisers and activities, Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be able to donate $5,000 for “Hands in Autism” training planned in Perry County this summer.

    The training will be for special-education teachers, with evening sessions for parents. School corporations in Perry, Spencer and Dubois counties are raising money to bring the training to this area. 

  • Grandparents Day brings hundreds to Perry Central
  • Perry Central announces snow make-up plan

    LEOPOLD – Due to the number of snow days experienced by Perry Central Community School this winter, the Indiana Department of Education has approved the following schedule for the remainder of the school year.

    School will be in session Monday, April 6 (today), with extended hours. Today through Thursday, May 7, school will begin 15 minutes earlier and buses will depart 15 minutes later in the afternoon. The morning bus schedule will remain the same since students arrive on campus earlier than the current instructional day begins.

  • North Perry Head Start open house Friday

    LEOPOLD – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start and Early Head Start are currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2015-16 school year.

    On Friday, April 10, interested family or community members are invited to attend an open house between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Children may be enrolled at this time or just visit to learn more about Head Start. The North Perry Head Start Center is located next to Perry Central Community School in Leopold.

  • Menus Week of April 6-10

     

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

     

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country fried steak sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and pears.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Corn dog, baked beans, peaches.

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  • Author Temple Grandin to speak April 9 at Brescia

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Brescia University William R. Young Jr. Lecture Series will present Ph.D. Temple Grandin at 7 p.m. April 9 at St. Stephen Cathedral. This event is free and open to the public.

    Grandin is an innovator, author and activist and is considered one of the most accomplished and well-known adults with autism in the world. Grandin is considered a philosophical leader of both the animal-welfare and autism-advocacy movements.