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Education

  • TC school board opens 2017 campaign

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In their first session of 2017, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board of Trustees worked through a laundry list of agenda items to ring in the new year. While welcoming the newest member of the board, Tony Thomas, they also said goodbyes to another.

    The group ratified a resolution of appreciation honoring the service of out-going member Randy Cole, who did not seek re-election.

  • TC Schools earn AP excellence award

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High have helped the school corporation earn a gleam of statewide, national and international spotlight. The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. was among 433 districts in the U.S. and Canada, and just one of 10 in Indiana, to be honored by the College Board as a member of the Annual AP District Honor Roll.

  • Shields for heroes
  • Art show champions
  • Student pages gain hands-on civics experience

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74

     

    The Indiana House of Representatives offers a unique hands-on learning experience through its page program. This program helps Hoosier students learn how laws are made in Indiana while inspiring the next generation of leaders to get involved in public service.

    To be a page, applicants should be between the ages of 13 and 18, which is typically grades 6-12.

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  • Perry Central Elementary earns an ‘A’

    PERRY COUNTY -– Local schools rank among the top tier in education for the 2015-16 school term, earning high marks for excellence in the latest tally of  A-F letter grades. The state Department of Education released school accountability grades this week, and schools in each of Perry County’s districts earned either an A or B.

    This year’s data stems from recently implemented student-centered models using more rigorous standards and assessments aimed at meeting stringent educational goals.

  • Community foundation offering scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY – Scholarship opportunities are available through the Perry County Community foundation’s community scholarship program.

    The program is made up of 28 scholarship funds, each with individual selection criteria and eligibility requirements.

    These opportunities were created by donors to provide Perry County students with opportunities for advanced education.

  • Lasher named Lilly Endowment scholar

    PERRY COUNTY – A Tell City High School senior has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Shane Lasher will receive the full-tuition scholarship to the Indiana college of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

  • Free manufacturing classes at Ivy Tech

    TELL CITY – Free coursework in manufacturing leading to graduation as a certified production technician is now available at Ivy Tech Community College’s Tell City instructional site.

    Registration is now open for Spring Semester 2017 enrollment in the Southwest Indiana Manufacturing Program. The program is provided at no cost to qualified individuals in the counties of Perry, Spencer, Dubois, and Crawford, through an Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs grant for workforce development.