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Education

  • Early Head Start end-of-year-celebration

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day celebrating the end of the school year earlier this summer. Pictured enjoying some sweets is Delilah Smith. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.
     

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for new 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.

  • Scott graduates from Purdue University

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Daniel R. Scott Jr. of Tell City graduated May 10 from Purdue University’s College of Technology.

    He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering with a minor in disciplines of organizational leadership.
    He is currently employed by Aleris Aluminum Rolled Products as an engineer in Lewisport, Ky.
    Scott is the son of Joan Knable of Tell City and Danny Scott of Madison. He is the grandson of Eva Knable of Tell City, Mary and Arnold Scott of English and Ocala, Fla., and the late Frank Knable.

  • Supply lists for William Tell Elementary

    TELL CITY – The following are the school supply lists for all grades in William Tell Elementary School for the 2013-14 school year.
    KINDERGARTEN: one spiral notebook; washable markers; boys are asked to take wet wipes; girls are asked to take hand sanitizer; white glue; one family-size box of tissues; 24-count box of crayons; boys are asked to take a box of gallon size plastic bags; girls are asked to take a box of quart sized plastic bags.

  • Tell City-Troy Township announces bus routes for 2013-14

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. is working with the city of Tell City with its “get healthy” initiative. Once again this year, there will be walking areas for students in seventh through 12th grades within Tell City. There will be no school bus services for this grades for students that live within approximately five blocks of the junior-senior high school building. For those outside this area, there will be designated stops that students living in that specific area will need to arrive at on their own if they desire bus service.

  • Dixon earns dean’s, president’s lists spots

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Rebecca “Becky” Dixon, an English and Spanish major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has earned spots on the dean’s and president’s lists for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.

    She has also received the John Combs Award for Literature and maintained a 3.9 grade-point average. The dean’s list requires a student to have at least a 3.5 GPA.
    The president’s list is for students who are recognized for the highest academic accomplishments at KWC each semester.

  • Book-rental fees for William Tell Elementary School

    TELL CITY – Following are the book-rental fees for William Tell Elementary School.
    Kindergarten
    Rental math, $22.53    
    Rental science, $16.25    
    Non-rental materials fee, $10    
    Non-rental reading fee, $10    
    Non-rental technology fee, $10    
    Non-rental art materials, $5    
    Non-rental music, $4    
    Non-rental student handbook, $4    

  • William Tell Elementary School provides information on opening

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten through sixth-grade parents can take care of book rental fees and update students information either online starting Tuesday or at William Tell Elementary School during the following times: from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.
    The textbook rental fees vary according to grade level. A complete list of book rental fees appears on Page 9 of today’s edition of the News. Bus routes will be posted in the newspaper later.

  • Shots!

    TELL CITY – When a child enrolls in a school corporation for the first time, or any subsequent time and at any level, the parents must show either the student has been immunized or that a current religious or medical objection is on file. Parents must provide the school corporation with complete immunization records prior to the beginning of the school year.
    The following are the minimum immunization requirements for students entering William Tell Elementary for the 2013-14 school year:

  • Back-to-school info