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JEFFERSONVILLE — Students and staff at Corden Porter School took a break from their typical school day Friday to learn about unheard of African-Americans who made a difference. Myths were debunked, little-known facts shared and soul food consumed, too.

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NEW ALBANY — Those looking to listen to something new on the radio have another option: a station at Indiana University Southeast, bringing fresh voices to the airwaves.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — What started off as a typical school day ended in tragedy when 17 were killed and 19 injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday.

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NEW ALBANY — Olivia Andrews has participated in New Albany High School theater productions for four years. There have been big shows that have included classic musicals with elaborate sets, and smaller ones with only a handful of cast members.

NEW ALBANY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. board considered upping the stipend paid to members per board meeting and, for the second time, the matter was tabled before a decision could be made.

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NEW ALBANY — While practicing for the NJROTC National Precision Rifle Championship earlier this month, senior Holly Day said Master Gunnery Sgt. Lyn Akermon, the coach of New Albany's rifle team, had a lot of good teaching methods. She said of Akermon: "He is almost like a motivational speaker."

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NEW ALBANY — Brad Snyder isn’t new to New Albany or its school system. He’s not a stranger to the central office, having worked for more than three decades in the New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. What is new to Snyder is his latest position: superintendent.

SELLERSBURG — For the first time since the West Clark school board voted for Silver Creek to secede, residents of the district got a look at how the district may be reorganized, what effect reorganization would have on assessed value and tax rates, and the option of a project for the Silver …

CHARLESTOWN — “She was an icon. She was a legend… that's what I keep reading on Facebook. I read until I can't read anymore,” Cindy Bowling, who unexpectedly lost her sister, Gloria Jean Bowling, said.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — During a month that celebrates the trails blazed by African Americans, a group of black high school students is making history. Selena Jackson-King, Allen Pettis, Jordan Smith, Robert Dennis, Tarin Woodard, Alanna Groves and Jaime Young Irvin are the leading cast members of …

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JEFFERSONVILLE — After another public hearing that showed overwhelming support for the project, the Greater Clark County Schools Corp. board voted to pursue construction of an elementary school in downtown Jeffersonville.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — The Greater Clark County School Board will vote Tuesday night whether to pursue the approximately $15 million needed to build a downtown elementary school following a public hearing on the project.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Joey Bowling is learning how to develop stories, run an Opinions page, handle articles with a sensitive nature and protect anonymous sources. As a senior at Floyd Central High School and Opinions editor for The Bagpiper, Bowling says he joined the student publication because h…

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UTICA — Public response during the first of two hearings regarding the proposed new elementary school in downtown Jeffersonville was largely in favor of moving forward with the project.

JEFFERSONVILLE — The Greater Clark County Schools board of trustees will decide in one week whether it will let voters decide on a nearly $15 million elementary downtown school or if students who live downtown will be bused to nearby schools.

  • By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS — Anu Nattam, editor-in-chief of Plainfield High School’s news magazine, told the House Education Committee Thursday that her staff, for the first time in 20 years, is facing censorship by the school’s administration.

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NEW ALBANY — Walk into the New Albany High School NJROTC rifle range and the first thing you see is the word DISCIPLINE spelled in large letters. You can't miss it, and to be a member of the team, you have to have it.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Students may not spend their summers in the classroom, but that doesn’t mean Denise Ellnor doesn’t see them. The principal of Maple Elementary School says when she’s working in the summertime, there’s a “constant flow in and out during that 11 to 1 lunch time” of children co…

SOUTHERN INDIANA — When snow and ice fell in the area, most students enjoyed several days off from schoolwork. But while the larger school corporations took snow days that will be made up later in the year, other schools took an approach that kept students learning from home. 

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JEFFERSONVILLE — The 2018 King Scholarship breakfast originally slated for Saturday at Jeffersonville High School has been rescheduled for Jan. 20 at 9 a.m. due to expected bad weather. 

  • By Amari Thompson TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS ­— One Indiana senator is making a repeated attempt to include cursive writing in the state’s school curriculum and won the support of the Senate Education and Career Development Committee.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — A grant awarded to IU Southeast will bring new teachers to STEM courses and ensure current teachers stick around in the face of requirement changes, which will help districts, students and businesses in the area.

NEW ALBANY — The New Albany NJROTC rifle team recently won the 2017 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Precision Rifle national competition. The team is currently ranked No. 1 in the nation out of 550 Navy schools.

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NEW ALBANY — Students poured chemicals into a faux volcano, bite-sized planets circled a Styrofoam sun and Christmas lights twinkled as mock stars in a solar system during Community Montessori’s Big History Exhibition Tuesday night.

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