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Education

  • Local students named to University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville recently announced several local students earned a position on the school’s dean’s list.
    The students earned their positions on the list by achieving at least a 3.5 grade -point average on a 4.0 scale during the fall semester.

  • Cannelton elementary first-semester assembly Jan. 13 at community center

    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary students will have their annual First Semester Celebration Assembly Thursday at the Cannelton Community Center. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    Special class awards and honor-roll certificates will be given out to pre school through fifth graders. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • WTE gathers gift baskets for elderly

    The students at William Tell Elementary recently collected items for gift baskets for the elderly during the holiday season.

    The idea behind making the baskets was to share the students’ blessings with others in the community that may need a little holiday cheer. The goal was set to create 15 baskets, but students gathered enough supplies for 40 baskets for senior citizens in the area.
     

  • Little earns diploma

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Learning Academy announces Ashley Little has successfully completed the necessary requirements for a diploma from Tell City High School.

    The Perry County Learning Academy allows current and former students to complete credits toward a high school diploma.
    The academy is open to all Perry County residents. For further information on how to enroll, call 547-6942. Special thanks to Perry County Even Start for offering child care services.


     

  • 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.