• Cannelton elementary restructures class times

    CANNELTON – After welcoming students back to school this month, Principal Michael Snyder spoke at the monthly school board meeting about how elementary students are taking to the new block scheduling at Cannelton School Corp.

    “Our kids have taken to it very easily,” Snyder said.

    Snyder explained that for many years, traditional class times last 50 minutes per subject at the elementary level. The new block scheduling allots 90 minutes per class session.

  • TC schools advance budget

    TELL CITY – The Tell City School Corp. is set to move forward with a budget of $9.75 million. That number was presented Tuesday during a public hearing to introduce the 2020 spending plan. No remonstrance was voiced during the session.

    In all, TC Schools is looking at an education fund allotment of $5.3 million, with $450,000 in the rainy day fund.

  • TCJSHS holds 57th Annual Honor Program

    TELL CITY – Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School hosted its annual honor program on May 19, 2019. There were 201 students recognized for academic achievement at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal, Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents, and invited guests and acknowledged that none of this would be possible without the support of families – in particular, the students, guardians and parents. Furthermore, the leadership administration, school board and staff have been exemplary.

  • Cannelton schools 21st Century Scholarship registration today

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Corp. will be holding the 21st Century Scholarship registration sign up at the Cannelton High School on Thursday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for any student currently in the eighth grade, or who will be entering the ninth grade.

    Parents or guardians must take their social security number, the student’s social security number and financial information based on 2018 income.

    For any questions, or if unable to attend but would like to register, call Bill Dickerson at (812) 719-0075.

  • Perry Central Elementary fourth quarter, second semester honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary announced students who have achieved honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-19 school year, as well as the second semester.

    Honorable Mention

    Third grade: Kaitlin Bailey, Ryan Doogs, Levi Etienne, Frankie Faust, Blake Hall, Paige Harrison, Riley Howes, Colin Hubert, Riley Mcgehee, Avery Meyer, Chase Pate, Aubrey Rasche, Peyton Schwartz, Madyson Waugh.

    Fourth grade: Cadance Cash, Annabel! Meredith, Tate Richard, Lyla Schultz, Charlee Stewart.

  • 21st Century Scholarship applications due by the end of the month

    INDIANAPOLIS – Since 1990, Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program has helped thousands of low-income Hoosiers afford a college education and earn a degree. To join the program and qualify for the scholarship paying up to four years of undergraduate tuition at public colleges or universities in Indiana, participants must enroll before June 30 of a student’s eighth-grade school year.

    With the deadline quickly approaching, those who want to save on college costs need to visit scholars.in.gov and submit an application.

  • Perry Central boasts benefits of Early College, dual credit programs

    LEOPOLD – With the recent commencement at Perry Central Jr./Sr. High School, the district is also celebrating the accomplishments of its Early College students. This year, 28 students have graduated with the Statewide Transfer General Education Core of 30 college credits and 58 percent of the graduating class earned 15 dual credits or more. Completing these dual credit courses in high school with reduced or free tuition saved Perry Central students $342,207 in college tuition, not to mention many will graduate early.   

  • Perry Central student selected for conservation program

    LEOPOLD – Kelly Forks Residential Youth Conservation Corp. Program is a conservation and education work-based learning program for youth between the ages of 15 and 18.

    Only four applicants from across the nation were selected to work in this program, and Cheyenne Austin, senior at Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School was selected.

    Cheyenne will be spending six weeks this summer based out of Kelly Forks Work Center, North Fork Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in Idaho.

  • Perry Central Students of the Month

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Jordyn Clark and Rutker Howard, were recognized as April Student of the Month winners for the work ethic skill of dependability Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Cole Johnson and Colten Mitchell, were recognized as May Student of the Month winners for the work ethic skill of motivation. Prizes for these students were sponsored by Marcy’s Restaurant.

  • Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School honor program May 19

    TELL CITY – Tell City Jr-Sr High School will be hold its annual honor program for students in grades 7-12 on Sunday, May 19, starting at 12:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.