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Education

  • Financial aid workshop Jan. 19 in TCHS auditorium

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the high school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial aid representative will explain step-by-step procedure 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.

  • Hess earns degree from USI

    EVANSVILLE – Sara Hess, daughter of Rick and Rhonda Hess of Tell City, graduated from the University of Southern Indiana Dec. 11. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in criminal justice.
    While attending USI, she was employed with the scheduling services since her freshman year.
    Hess also participated in a campus ministry called Campus Outreach, where she learned ministry while living in Orlando, Fla., for one summer.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and the granddaughter of Bob and Linda Hess of Tell City.

  • Alvey named to dean’s list

    TERRE HAUTE – Lucas Alvey of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list for the fall quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
    In order to be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs.
    Alvey is studying biomedical engineering. He is the son of Byron and Lucy Alvey.

  • Sixth-graders play math teachers for a day

    Sixth-grade math students taught math lessons to second- and third-grade students Dec. 21. Sixth-grader Lucas Montgomery, was teaching his group the steps to subtracting various amounts of money. The second-grade students pictured from the top include Gavin James, Michael Flores, Justice Kuster, Bailee Johnson, Jaymonn Hermann and Gary Kellems.
     

  • TCHS November students of the month

    The Tell City High School Renaissance class would like to recognize the November students of the month. They were senior Greg Clayton, junior Joey Gladish, sophomore Wade Bryant and freshman Kyle Boyer. The students were treated to breakfast at Julie’s Tell Street Café, received a T-shirt and given a Wal-mart gift card.
     

  • WTE to host free, 8-week family program

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will present “Making Good Families Better,” a free, eight-week program as a part of Strengthening Families.
    The program will begin Jan. 6 and be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings at the school. It is for children 6 to 11 years old and their parents and caregivers. Free family dinners will be provided during the meetings.
    A homework club and child care will be provided for attendees.

  • FFA students to take part in Saturday contest

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central FFA Forestry Team will compete in the State Forestry Career Development Event judging contest Saturday at Purdue University.
    Team members are Callie Poehlein, Hillary Hubert, Crystal Peter and Kaitlyn Poehlein.
    The team won this honor by placing sixth in the Area Career Development Event. Career Development Events are designed to encourage youth to learn all they can about a specific topic. They learn to identify forestry specimens. They must also complete a quiz on this topic.

  • Drama club to host talent show

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club and JAG Career Association will sponsor a “You Got Talent?” show.
    The event will take place Friday at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium and is for junior and senior-high students.
    Tickets are $3 at the door.
     

  • WTE first graders organize food drive

  • Hauenstein earns finalist spot in Heisman program

    TELL CITY – Erika Hauenstein, a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School was named a state finalist in the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award program.
    The Wendy’s Heisman is a rigorous scholarship program for high school seniors who maintain a B average and play at least one sport. These student-athletes must demonstrate a strong work ethic, dedication to academic and athletic achievement, community service and an ability to be role models for underclassmen.