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Education

  • William Tell sixth-graders earn top ranking in We The People showcase

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary sixth-graders competed with other elementary schools in mock congressional hearings as part of the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution program recently.

    Each class member became an expert witness on one of the five units in the text and then testified in small groups before a panel of judges acting as U.S. congressional representatives.

  • SonShine preschool schedules open house

    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites the public to their preschool open house and registration from 5 to 7 p.m. July 31 at the school, off Indiana 545 west of New Boston.
    If you are interested in enrolling your 3 to 5 year old in a Christian preschool program and would like to meet the new preschool teacher, plan to attend this event. The preschool class meets from noon to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and the junior preschool class meets from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

  • PCMH awards scholarships to local students

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital, the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc. and the Perry County Mem-orial Hospital Auxiliary are pleased to announce the following scholarship recipients:

    Deni Taylor of Branchville, daughter of Dennis and Edna Taylor, earned the $500 Lewis C. Lohoff Memorial Scholarship Award. She is a graduate of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, where she participated in FFA, German and art clubs, Students Taking Action Not Drugs and National Honor Society.

  • Cannelton High School registration Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold registration for the 2013-14 school year Aug. 5 and 6.
    Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first day of school for the district will be Aug. 12.
    Book-rental prices for the school year are $43 for sixth-graders; seventh-grade books are $50 and books for eighth-graders are $50.
    Book prices for students in ninth through 12th graders will vary according to their individual schedules.

  • Cannelton cafeteria information for 2013-14 school year

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton elementary school breakfast and lunch programs will begin Aug. 12. The breakfast-lunch program is available to all children in the school and provides nutritionally balanced meals.
    Following is a price list of the various types of meals and prices available.
    Children from households that meet the Federal Income guidelines are eligible for free meals or reduced price meals for breakfast and lunch.
    To apply for free or reduced price meals, complete an application as soon as possible. Sign it and return it to the school office.

  • Cannelton Elementary class supplies list for 2013-14

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Elementary school has released its school supply list for children in grades preschool through fifth grade for the 2013-14 school year. Class for students begins Aug. 12.
    Preschool: One backpack; one box of Crayola brand markers, washable; one tub of disinfecting wipes; one folder; one supply box or bag; one box of Kleenex; one three-ring binder; one set of washable paints; construction paper; one box of quart or gallon baggies; crayons; glue sticks; one pair of Fiskars scissors for kids; one pack of Expo markers.

  • Registration for Cannelton elementary students begins Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Registration will be held at the Myers Building Cafeteria for preschool through fifth graders. The back-to-school kids’ fest for students in preschool through fifth grade will be held in the Covered Wagon in Cannelton across the street from the Myers building from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5.
    The first full student day of school is Aug. 12. Preschool will begin the same date.

  • VU’s new agribusiness class

    VINCENNES – Area agribusiness professionals will benefit from the introduction of a new academic concentration at Vincennes University, officials said.
    “The Agribusiness Concentration within our technology baccalaureate degree program is a nice fit for those who can’t go away and get a bachelor’s degree but who need the degree to get promoted, gain job security, or to get a new job,” said Susan Brocksmith, program coordinator for the agribusiness concentration.

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for 2013-14 school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. 
    Glory Bees uses learning through play, teaching philosophy, and students will experience a variety of fun-filled learning adventures. Children will be introduced to Christian character development, math, science, art, music, a phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking. Each child will be encouraged to participate in new and challenging learning situations so they are able to master new skills.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones Preschool

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Pre-school, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2013-14 school year.
    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.