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Education

  • Winners named in 23rd annual writing contest

    PERRY COUNTY – Ivan Bland IV, a junior at Perry Central High School, and Jordan Kemp, a sixth grade student at Chrisney Elementary, were selected as first place winners in the 23rd Annual Writing Contest sponsored by Southern Hills Counseling Center and the Friends of Southern Hills.

    Bland and Kemp received checks for $250 and plaques recognizing their winning stories.

  • CHS to host Holocaust remembrance event

    CANNELTON – The freshmen English and world history classes of Cannelton High School invite the Perry County community to “A Holocaust Day of Remembrance, as part of the National Days of Remembrance.”
    “Justice and Accountability in the Face of Genocide: What Have We Learned?” will be presented in the Cannelton Community Center at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 as part of the event. The community is invited to attend and remember the victims, survivors and liberators of The Holocaust, and work to stop the ongoing threat of genocide in the world.

  • Tots Lots visits county animal clinic

  • Cannelton students spruce up grounds

    Cannelton elementary students Noah Morrow, Isaac Corley, Samantha Clair and Cassie Bishop spruce up their school grounds. Perry County Community Foundation’s Learning to Give program endorses giving back to the community. All students in preschool through fifth grade helped with the project. Plants and mulch were purchased through the grant.
     

  • Planting with a Master

    Master Gardner Lynn Rice instructed Cannelton city schools Healthy Minds-Healthy After School Program.

    Rice was assisted by personnel from the Purdue Extension Agency. They planted bib and butter lettuce, radishes, onion sets and broccoli. Students were instructed on soil preparation, proper watering and planting procedures, growing times and climate zones. Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee through a grant.
     

  • Junior Achievement of Perry County wins economic-education grant

    PERRY COUNTY – Junior Achievement of Perry County announced that it has received a grant to empower area high-school students to acquire skills that will enable them to determine their future economic success, thanks to a sponsorship of MetLife Foundation.
    Junior Achievement of Perry County is one of only 16 JA operations worldwide to receive this year’s MetLife Foundation grant to support the implementation of JA Exploring Economics.

  • Perry Central Winter Melt runners

    Over the past three months, students from Perry Central have been training during the Lights-On program and participating in Winter Meltdown running events.

  • Tell City-Troy School Corp. to hold late kindergarten enrollment today

    TELL CITY – Late kin-dergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held at William Tell Elementary from 9 to 11 a.m. today.
    To enter kindergarten for the 2011-12 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.
    If your child has not been signed up for kindergarten for the coming school year, it is important that you enroll your child at this time.
    Parents should bring with them the following:
    Your child’s official birth certificate; a hospital certificate will not be accepted.

  • Cannelton elementary announces preschool, kindergarten pre-registration

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment and registration schedule for prospective preschool and kindergarten students for the 2011-12 school year will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 for Cannelton students.
    A parent or guardian of any prospective student should go to the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center, located at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton.

  • TCJHS academic pep rally Friday at school

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Renaissance leadership class will host its ninth annual Academic Pep Rally Friday.
    This year’s theme is Western based. The rally starts at 8:15 a.m. in Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
    Public guests should enter through Gate 3 on Tell Street. Upon entering, follow the signs to the seating area. All public seating will be in the upper level of the arena.