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Education

  • 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.
     

  • Cannelton elementary to host yard sale Saturday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary will hold a yard sale from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Cannelton American Legion.
    Everyone is welcome to put items in this yard sale.
    All items should be taken to the Legion home from 10 to 11 p.m. (after bingo) Friday, or from 5 to 6 a.m. Saturday before the yard sale.
    All proceeds will benefit the school’s technology fund.

  • Science fair at Tots Lots

    Tots Lots Preschool recently held its first science-art show. Each child created an art project of their own and the projects were displayed for family and friends to view. Science projects were formulated at school in groups and also displayed for hands-on fun. Some children and their families created their own projects at home and took them in to share with others. Pictured with her project, titled “Sink or Swim,” is Erin Holtzman.
     

  • School corp. to hold public meeting

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation will conduct a public hearing regarding the Public Law 221 Academic Category Placement at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    This hearing will take place in the auditorium prior to the 7 p.m. school board meeting.
     

  • Students learn about life cycles

    Students in Kelli Braunecker’s second-grade classroom at William Tell Elementary School watch and observe as eggs are placed inside an incubator.