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Education

  • Educators, others invited to March 10 retirement workshop

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Retired Teachers Association is sponsoring a retirement workshop Thursday, March 10, for first-year teachers up through retiring educators as well as public-service employees who want to understand the retirement process and planning.

    The meeting will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at William Tell Elementary School.

    Presenters will be Jennifer Lowery with the Indiana Public Employees Retirement System and Joe Kelly, a financial adviser with Morgan Stanley.

  • Sonshine to hold open house events

    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry will hold Preschool Open House events March 1, and March 10, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children who will be 3 years old by Aug. 1, and completely potty trained, are eligible for preschool.

  • Perry Childcare to hold open house and begin enrollment

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry Childcare Preschool is now enrolling children 3 to 5 years of age.

    The staff’s goal is to work closely together with each child and the child’s family to provide a solid foundation for intellectual, physical and social growth. Children are encouraged to explore their world through the medium of play in this hands-on-based program.

    There will be an open house held March 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    The preschool class will be held four days per week, Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Indiana Conservation officers offering ‘Citizen’s Academy’

    VINCENNES – Indiana Conservation Officers have partnered with Vincennes University to offer a Citizen’s Academy to college students and citizens who register. 

    Vincennes University will be awarding internship credits to college students who enroll and successfully complete the Citizens Academy.

  • Junior Achievement, local employers share work ethics tips with Perry Central juniors, seniors

    Editor’s Note: This article was provided by Perry Central student Zosha Roberson.

     

    Perry Central recently hosted a Junior Achievement program and work ethics luncheon for their juniors and seniors.

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  • ISU student headed to engineering event

    TELL CITY –  Tyler Hagedorn of Tell City, was selected as a member of the 2015-16 Indiana State University  Eco-marathon team. He is majoring in mechanical engineering technology and will graduate in May.

    Shell Eco-marathon challenges student teams from around the world to design, build, test, and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles. The ISU Eco-marathon team will compete in the prototype class at Shell Eco-marathon Americas this April in Detroit, Mich. This is ISU's first year participating in the competition.

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  • William Tell kindergarten enrollment set for March 17

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held Thursday, March 17, from 1 to 6 p.m. for all children entering school for the first time. Parents and children should enter through the main door and follow signs.

    To enter kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year, a child must be at least five years old on or before Aug. 1. A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age five. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter kindergarten at age six.

  • Perry Central hosting April Battle of the Bands

    LEOPOLD – Bands led by area students are invited to come together April 23 at Perry Central for a battle of the bands. Only 15 bands will be accepted and the cost to compete will be $15 per band member. 

    Registration forms are available on the Perry Central web page, www.pccs.k12.in.us. A link to download forms is in the scrolling banner. Registration forms can be mailed to PC Bands, Attn: Andrea Clark, 18677 Old State Rd. 37, Leopold, IN. 47551.

    All bands must adhere to certain rules in order to compete. Lip syncing or tracking will not be permitted.