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Education

  • Hall earns spot on WKU dean’s list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Taylor J. Hall of Derby has been named to Western Kentucky University dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester.

    He is studying mechanical engineering and earned a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.
    Hall is the son of Kevin and Gwen Hall and the grandson of Darryl and Connie Taylor and the late Roscoe and Peggy Hall. He is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
     

  • Clausen named to UE dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Jenelle Clausen, a 2009 Tell City High School graduate, has earned a place on the fall 2010 dean’s list for the University of Evansville.

    Clausen is a sophomore at UE and is currently studying abroad in Europe for the spring 2011 semester at Harlaxton University.
    She is the daughter of Darryl and Shelly Clausen.
     

  • Parachutes away!

    Students in Kelli Braunecker’s second-grade class at William Tell Elementary release parachutes that they constructed as part of a science investigation about air.

  • Education News, Feb. 3

    Area student named to Manchester College dean’s list
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Dana Cronin of Tell City, a psychology and sociology major and graduate of Perry Central High School, has earned a spot on the dean’s list for Manchester College.
    To achieve dean’s list distinction, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours.

  • Bryant named to Ball State’s dean’s list

    MUNCIE – Katelyn Bryant of Tell City has been named to Ball State University’s dean’s list for the fall semester.

    To qualify for the list, undergraduates must earn a 3.5 grade-point average for full time course work during the semester. Bry-ant earned a 4.0 for the semester.
    She is a student of the Miller College of Business and is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. She is the daughter of Larry and Terri Bryant of Tell City and the granddaughter of Robert and Elva Dickman.

  • Education news, Jan. 31

    After-prom committee fundraiser under way
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School after-prom committee is selling Coca-Cola products to raise funds for this year’s after prom.
    Coke products are available in 20 ounce bottles for $18 per case. Twenty-four bottles are in each case.
    Anyone who is interested in placing an order is asked to call 547-8071, 547-6902 or 547-2650.

  • Education news, Jan. 27

    Area students make dean’s list at Indiana State
    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the fall semester of 2010.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    Area students making the list include Sarah Roccia of Cannelton, Justin Sabelhaus of Grandview and Zachary Hagedorn and Jeffrey Kast of Tell City.

  • Adult classes offered at Perry County Even Start

    TELL CITY – Classes begin this month at Perry County Even Start and ACE Academy for adults who want to prepare for GED testing or enhance career options through skills training.
    Even Start is partnering with ACE Academy and WorkOne Southwest to assist adults in furthering their educational and career goals.
    Adult classes will offer opportunities to strengthen math and language skills necessary for post-secondary advancement and job placement.

  • Howland awarded Raise the Lid honor

    TELL CITY – The Renaissance Leadership Class recognized Joanie Howland for her dedication to her job Jan. 7 by giving her the Raise the Lid award.
    The Raise the Lid Award was created by a committee of students in the Renaissance Class.

    This award recognizes teachers, staff and faculty for showing excellent school spirit, giving time before and after school, encouraging their students, setting high expectations and raising school standards.

  • Financial aid workshop Wednesday at TCHS

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial-aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.
    All parents of students who plan to file the FAFSA are urged to attend. The federal processing office must receive the form by March 10.