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Education

  • USI releases fall 2014 semester dean’s list
  • Smiles erupt from hands-on learning

    Preschool students at SonShine Early Ministry in Evanston excitedly watch as a volcano they built erupts. The pre-kindergarten class spent a week studying volcanoes, reading several books to learn what causes a volcano to form and what makes them erupt. The kids made the volcano out of clay and then mixed baking soda and vinegar to produce the “lava” eruption. Pictured from the left are Courtney Moffit, Caden Lutring, teacher Michele Baker, Justin Foertsch and Hank Hagedorn.

  • Students seek photos, donations of lumber

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior Senior High School environmental science class seeks donations of treated wood for a city project. Wood can be new or used, such as wood from old decks, etc. The wood will be used to create new bins to contain garbage and recycling along greenway areas in Tell City. For more information, call Bill Alvey at (812) 547-3131.

    Also needed are photos of Tell City Junior High activities, clubs, sports and events from 2011 to today to be used for a school project.

  • Stepping Stones now registering for fall

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the lower level of St. Augustine Catholic Church parish hall, is accepting registrations for the 2015-16 school year. 

    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3 and 4 year old children, preparing them for elementary school. Stepping Stones uses Zoo-phonics, a multisensory language arts program, and a thematic unit and project-type approach to learning. 

  • Menus; Week of March 9-13

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Hot dog on a bun with chili sauce, mixed vegetables and apple crisp.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Salisbury steak and gravy, hot roll, mashed potatoes and green beans and peaches.

  • Waninger earns fall 2014 dean’s list honor at IUPUI

    INDIANAPOLIS – Clint Waninger of Tell City was recently named to the Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.

    He is majoring in mechanical engineering and plans to graduate from Purdue University.

    Waninger is a 2014 graduate of Tell City High School and is the son of Jerry and Jo Waninger of Tell City.

  • Hayes Named to U. of Memphis dean’s list

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – McKenzie Hayes of Tell City was named to the dean’s list at the University of Memphis for the fall 2014 semester. The dean’s list is composed of students who have earned 12 or more hours in either the fall or spring semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for that semester.

  • William Tell scores big in math bowl
  • Tots Lots Preschool now enrolling for fall

     

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool is now enrolling for the 2015-16 school year.

    For a child to be eligible for the 4-year-old Frogs session of Tots Lots, he or she must be 4 years old by Aug. 1.  This session will meet Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. or Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

    For a child to be eligible for the 3-year-old Tadpole session of Tots Lots, he or she must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This class is in session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

  • United Way grant deadline Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – Health and human service organizations are invited to apply for funding from the United Way of Perry County. Grant applications are available on United Way of Perry County’s website at www.unitedwayperryco.org/grantmaking. 

    All applications are due via email by 5 p.m., Friday, March 6.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants must be a health and human service organization and maintain a 501c3 tax status.