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Education

  • 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.

  • Perry Central announces preschool, kindergarten registration

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2011-12 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool round-up will be held Friday, April 15. Round-up for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held Friday, April 8. Students who currently attend Perry Central preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • WTE holds kindergarten enrollment

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held March 10 from 1 until 6 p.m. for all children entering school for the first time. Parents and children should enter through the main door at William Tell Elementary and follow signs. Each child registering for kindergarten will be given a folder.

  • Tots Lots Preschool enrollment

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool has begun enrollment for the 2011-12 school year. For a child to be eligible for the morning session, he or she must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. The morning session meets from 9 to 11 a.m. For a child to be eligible for the afternoon session, he or she must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This session is held from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house

    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. March 15.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff and take advantage of early enrollment.