2/26/2014 8:07:26 PMSchool days for students in North Vermillion will be 45 minutes longer beginning on March 3. The extended days will help make up for several snow days.
2/26/2014 4:40:52 PMAll three Vigo County high schools have a few new classmates - simulated babies that are pretty close to the real thing. It's a way to show teens the responsibility of parenthood. The students also have in-class demonstrations with drug-addicted babies and shaken babies, showing the severity - even fatal consequences. The babies and all their accessories are each about $800.
2/24/2014 9:32:54 PMSchool leaders presented a plan to renovate Hoosier Prairie Elementary at Monday's school board meeting. The elementary is the last open-concept school in the district.
2/19/2014 6:41:58 AMCollege Goal Sunday Information for February 19, 2014
2/14/2014 6:34:00 AMEducators are wrapping up a two-day worktable as they look for the best best academic guidelines for all Hoosier classrooms.
2/13/2014 4:01:00 PMWe've heard many stories about high unemployment and millions still searching for jobs, but a recent study revealed that almost 50-percent of employers are having trouble filling open positions, especially when it comes to jobs in skilled labor. A Valley school is trying to help bridge that gap though. At the Lake Land Community College Campus in Marshall, Illinois, ten students are studying in a highly specialized class; one that will earn them a certificate, college credentials, and a set of skills that businesses around the world - and right here in the Wabash Valley - are looking for.
2/7/2014 3:50:24 PMTecumseh-Harrison Elementary off lock down after a wanted man fled from police and tried to enter the school. The man has been arrested.
1/31/2014 5:40:49 PMThe state of Indiana is offering a second round of grant money for schools to increase security.
1/17/2014 7:47:06 AMSUSAN DECKER JOINS US FROM SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS THIS MORNING TO TALK ABOUT A MASTER OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
1/15/2014 8:09:14 PMIndiana is offering matching grants to early childhood educations programs. The grants will be used to serve low-income children.
1/9/2014 9:17:47 PMRose-Hulman Vice President for Academic Affairs was invited by Indiana Congressman Larry Bucshon to speak at a congressional hearing about attracting STEM professionals.
12/17/2013 7:02:15 AMDOCTOR JANET CLARK JOINS US THIS MORNING WITH SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS COLLEGE TO TALK ABOUT A PROGRAM OFFERED.
12/3/2013 4:13:14 PMIt'll be called the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center, named after the Sister of Providence who passed away this year. Officials say this project is years in the making, but they're grateful for all of the people who overcome those challenges. The new center will also host the Pomeroy Wellness Program for on-site health screening and education for the community. It's set to be open by this time next year.
11/13/2013 4:50:00 PMIt's the annual food donation for Catholic Charities. Now in its eighth year, the campus collection has gathered 36,000 pounds of food. This year, organizers hope that grand total tops the $50,000 pound mark.
11/12/2013 3:15:00 PMSix ISU students spent the last two months collecting food, money and winter accessories.On Tuesday, they turned all those donations over to Benjamin Franklin School. The students picked Franklin because its high rate of poverty and free-reduced lunch, and say they hope this makes a difference.
11/9/2013 6:59:19 PMRose-Hulman hosted its 48th annual High School Mathematics competition on Saturday. It's one of the largest academic contests in the Midwest, with 26 schools taking part. This year, Terre Haute South placed second in the senior and freshman class divisions, and third among juniors. Terre Haute North, West Vigo and South Vermillion schools also sent teams to compete.
11/9/2013 4:00:26 PMRunners hit the pavement, and were sprayed by a rainbow of colors as they made their way through the trails.The event helped raise awareness for school's "HERO" initiative which helps students deal with bullying in the classroom - something organizers say everyone could benefit from. Around 1,000 runners came out to show their support for the anti-bullying project. Any proceeds will go toward the schools back-pack program, that helps keep students fed throughout the weekend.
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11/5/2013 4:29:00 PMThird graders from Terre Town Elementary in Vigo County have some new skills they can take to the bank. For the past month, they've taken part in a money management program, called Captain Cash, with the Purdue Extension.The goal is to make kids aware of the importance of money, and maybe even get them to start saving for the future.
11/2/2013 10:00:00 PMThe Education and Family Services held a dinner and auction fundraiser Saturday afternoon. All of the money raised will help provide adult education services and GED programs. They're provided to anyone in the community, free of charge.