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Education

  • Schank named to dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Clinton Schank, a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School, has recently been named to the dean’s list at Owensboro Community Technical College.
    He is majoring in electrical engineering.
    Schank is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Becky (Goffinet) Schank.
     

  • Goffinet named to Kentucky Wesleyan president’s, dean’s lists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a sophomore history and secondary-education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2010 semester.

    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement by students carrying at least 12 hours who have attained a grade-point average of 4.0.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Sharing stories

    During a week in January, students at South Perry Head Start learned about community helpers. Activities included telling “boo-boo” stories and tracing their arms to place band-aids on. Katelynn James, above, works on her story.
     

  • Glory Bees visits Fifth-Third

    In February, Glory Bees Preschool took a trip to Fifth-Third Bank. The group enjoyed the coin counting machines and finding out all about the bank. Students in attendance were, in front from left, Jordan Lindauer, Cash Schroeder, Bryce Lindauer, Grace Keown, Evalynn Voyles, Lexi Evans, Emma Osborne, August Sommer, Brook Brown, Ben Brinksneader and Carter Young. In the second row are Sarah Rhodes, Kimberly Lasher, Kaitlyn Rhodes, Grant Reisz and teacher Cortney Cail
     

  • Stepping Stones trike-athon

    During February, the students at Stepping Stones Preschool school collected donations from friends and family for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. All 30 students learned bicycle safety and practiced the skills learned in “Safety Town,” presented by the Perry County Junior Women. Logan Hall, right, and Cameron Howell were the top two fundraisers and won new bikes and helmets donated by Waupaca. The total raised by the students was $2,500. Kelli Hubert, director of Stepping Stones Preschool is pictured with the boys, who raised more than $800 combined.

  • Education Briefs, March 10

    CCC Preschool hosting open house Tuesday
    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool will open registration for the 2011-12 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff and take advantage of early enrollment.
    A registration fee is due at time of enrollment. CCC is located at 821 10th St., Tell City.

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting fall loan award applications

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high school education for the fall 2011semester.
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.

  • Drama club presenting ‘A Delightful Quarantine’

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club will present “A Delightful Quarantine” Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the high-school auditorium.
    The curtain will rise at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    Tickets are $4 each for all three showings. The public is invited.
     

  • Daughters of Isabella scholarship available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella will award a $500 scholarship to a high-school graduate from one of the three schools in the county.
    The applicant must be a child or grandchild of a member of the D of I local circle. The criteria is based on financial need, academic excellence and extra curricular activities.
    For applications, call Dona Sweeney at 547-4794. All applications are due by April 29.
     

  • Glory Bees Preschool accepting applications

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Tell City, is accepting applications for the 2011-12 school year.
    The preschool provides a Christian educational experience through Bible stories, songs and Christian character building. The curriculum incorporates kindergarten readiness skills, social and communication skills, community field trips, guest readers and a reading-incentive book club.