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Education

  • Melton accepts media award

    Cannelton Elementary Principal Beverly Conrad presents the International Student Media Festival Award to Ethan Melton, a member of Joan Goble’s elementary Media Club.

  • William Tell earns exemplary remarks

    A hand full of fourth- , fifth- and sixth-graders from William Tell Elementary School pose with a banner outside the school marking the elementary’s status as an exemplary school.

    The Indiana Department of Education awarded William Tell the standing based on ISTEP scores from those grades during the 2010 academic year.
     

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosts health fair

    This article was provided to The News by Kayla Galloway
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School held a health fair Feb. 4 in the auxiliary gym from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • TC freshmen orientation Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold freshmen orientation for the 2011-12 school year at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend.
    Students and parents will be given information about high-school diploma tracks, scheduling and graduation requirements. If you have any questions, contact Cindia Ress or Lisa Noble at 547-9715 or send an e-mail to cress@tellcity.k12. in.us or lisan@tellcity.k12.in.us.
     

  • Sprinkle named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Jason Sprinkle has been named to the dean’s list of Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences for the fall 2010 semester, in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a semester, earning at least a 3.7 grade-point average.
    Sprinkle is double-majoring in English and political science with minors in economics and public environmental affairs. After his graduation in May, he plans to attend law school.

  • Education News, Feb. 10

    Freshmen orientation for Tell City students
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold freshmen orientation for the 2011-12 school year at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend.
    Students and parents will be given information about high-school diploma tracks, scheduling and graduation requirements.
    Representatives from 21st Century Scholars will be present to provide information about their program.

  • Lawalin earns degree from ITT

    TELL CITY – Jacob Lawalin has recently graduated from ITT Technical Institute with an associate degree in information technology – computer network systems.

    While attending ITT he maintained a 3.85 grade-point average. Lawalin is also a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
    He is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Lawalin is the son of Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City and the grandson of Herman and Virginia Epple of Troy.
     

  • Rayford named to Purdue dean’s list

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Rachel Rayford has recently earned a spot on Purdue University’s dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester.

    She is majoring in psychology.
    A 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School, Rayford is the daughter of Julie A. Wood of Cannelton and Joe Rayford Jr. of Anderson. She is the granddaughter of Mary Wood of Cannelton.
     

  • Tell City students of the month

    The following students were selected as students of the month for December at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Sophomore Charissa Lahee, junior Robyn Scarpa, senior Emily James and freshman Cody Osborne received breakfast at Julie’s Tell Street Café, a T-shirt and a gift card from the Renaissance Leadership class at TCJSHS. The students were nominated by teachers and staff members and selected by the Renaissance Staff-Faculty Steering Committee.
     

  • Education News, Feb. 7

    USI releases dean’s list
    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana has published the honors list for the 2010 fall semester. Ronald Rochon, provost, reported that 2,161 students were named to the latest list.
    The complete list of names can be viewed online at www.usi.edu. In order to be named to the list, students must achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average on a 4.0 system.