NEW ALBANY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. board voted unanimously Monday to adopt a 2021 budget of $134 million, which includes $76 million for the education fund, $13 million for debt services, $35 million for operations, $6 million for the referendum fund and $2 mi…
JEFFERSONVILLE — In less than two months, leaders at Community Action of Southern Indiana expect to have all of their programs implemented at the organization’s new site in the Claysburg neighborhood of Jeffersonville.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Community members planning a series of theater productions meant to foster conversations on race and identity say they’re just months away from the project’s first release.
CLARK COUNTY — Since the start of the school year, Greater Clark County Schools has had 28 among staff test positive for COVID-19 and 31 among students.
CLARK COUNTY — A 2018 initiative by Clark County health officials to respond to cardiac arrest or drug overdose events is getting a boost from a national grant aimed at improving training and expanding services.
CHARLESTOWN — A mother says she intends to sue Greater Clark County Schools, claiming her daughter, who self-identifies as a lesbian, has encountered discrimination at Charlestown High School.
FLOYD COUNTY — Grades 7-12 will continue with a hybrid schedule at New Albany-Floyd County schools until the end of 2020, but there will be some modifications, according to NAFC Superintendent Brad Snyder.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Community Action of Southern Indiana (CASI) is expected to close this week on the former Spring Hill Elementary property and begin relocating offices and services over the coming weeks — the first such move in more than 30 years.
NEW ALBANY — Indiana University Southeast reports an increase in graduate students and diversity in the fall 2020 census count.
SELLERSBURG — Ivy Tech Community College Sellersburg campus has officially launched its Career Coaching and Employer Connections program and welcoming students to participate.
The Clifty Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has announced Erin Kramer of Jeffersonville High School the winner of the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest.
INDIANAPOLIS — As schools start the new academic year, K-12 schools and higher education institutions approved for support for online learning will begin receiving grants from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, or GEER, fund.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — School is back in session across Southern Indiana, and while in-person classes have resumed at local schools, many families have chosen to enroll students in virtual classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
CLARK COUNTY — A New Washington High School student has tested positive for COVID-19, Clark County Health Officer Dr. Eric Yazel confirmed Saturday.
FLOYD COUNTY — Some people associated with Floyd Central athletics are cautioning business owners to beware of a company they say they’re not affiliated with soliciting monetary sponsorships for items with team insignia.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A 14-year-old Jeffersonville writer and artist will soon be sharing her love for storytelling with the community through a unique public art installation.
NEW ALBANY — It’s not the “sanctuary” status a local Second Amendment group was hoping would be declared, but the Floyd County Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday citing their support for governing authorities and the Constitution.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the coronavirus pandemic, but for political reasons against the will of families.
NEW ALBANY — It will not be mandated, but the New Albany City Council may approve a resolution later this month requesting people wear a face covering in public in response to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Nearly 20 years after the most recent performance of a Jeffersonville High School production that challenged students to examine their racial beliefs and foster conversations on race, the production is returning to Southern Indiana.
CLARK COUNTY — A Clark County board voted Tuesday to modify an in-patient addiction program for inmates to an outpatient-only program — a change some say is needed to protect against COVID-19 and others say will dampen the program’s effects.
CLARK COUNTY — The Greater Clark County Schools board unanimously voted Monday to modify the school calendar for the remainder of 2020 to safeguard against a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall, and was presented with the reopening plan for the semester ahead.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — There’s a certain time of year 9-year-old Addie Roberts looks forward to more than most others — the week she spends in Henryville at Camp Quality, a weeklong summer camp for children who have or are dealing with cancer.
NEW ALBANY – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has awarded nearly 100 scholarships totaling more than $870,000 in support for Southern Indiana students for the 2020-2021 academic year.
INDIANAPOLIS — As the cost of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to climb and affect nearly every part of Indiana’s economy, state leaders have decided to protect K-12 school funding from the cuts other agencies are experiencing.
NEW ALBANY – The Master of Science in Nursing program at IU Southeast has earned full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
NEW ALBANY — A day after Floyd County voters opted out of a $3.1 million school safety referendum, those involved in the effort expressed appreciation to supporters and vowed to continue to work on ways to keep students safe.
NEW ALBANY — Over the past two decades, counselor Laura McGuirk has guided countless New Albany students on the pathway from high school to the next stages of their lives.
Bryce Dayton didn’t really know what he was signing up for when a guidance counselor at Clarksville High School encouraged him to apply for Leadership Southern Indiana’s new program, NEXGEN, in 2014.
NEW ALBANY — It is uncertain what the next academic year will look like for college students as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, but Indiana University President Michael McRobbie has outlined multiple possibilities for IU campuses.
INDIANAPOLIS – The latest executive order from Gov. Eric Holcomb, issued Friday, will permit many businesses in 89 of Indiana’s 92 counties to move to “Stage 2” of the plan to thwart the coronavirus, as detailed by the governor’s office.
MUNCIE — Thanks to a Ball State University immersive learning experience titled i-Made, Floyds Knobs resident Schyler Cerqueira is seeing her creative architectural designs become reality while serving the Muncie community.
SELLERSBURG — High school seniors at Rock Creek Community Academy were met with a celebration Tuesday afternoon as their teachers paid them a visit from a safe distance.
FLOYDS KNOBS — The auditorium at Floyd Central High School might be dark but that’s not stopping the school’s theatre arts department from entertaining the community.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The first Earth Day, created by Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson, was celebrated on April 22, 1970 as a way to help bring awareness to conserving the environment.
JEFFERSONVILLE — After several months as Jeffersonville High School’s interim principal, Greater Clark County Schools has appointed Pam Hall as the school’s permanent principal.
DNR properties remain open for day-use outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking on paved trails, boating, fishing, birding and geocaching. Entrance-gate admission at properties that normally charge gate admission remains temporarily waived.
SELLERSBURG — Ivy Tech Community College State Board of Trustees member, Marianne Glick, and her spouse, Mike Woods, have committed $500,000 in matching funds across the state for Ivy Tech’s newly established COVID-19 Relief Fund to assist students.
INDIANAPOLIS — The intensifying COVID-19 pandemic is spelling new and unprecedented consequences for the world, and Indiana is no exception, state officials said as they unveiled the latest tolls of the disease and new steps proposed to stem its spread.
INDIANAPOLIS — Beginning Tuesday all state government offices will be closed to in-person public activity until at least April 7, 2020. This closure includes all Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) branches.
NEW ALBANY — One Southern Indiana (1si), the chamber of commerce and economic development organization for Clark and Floyd counties, has launched of 1si Cares!.
NEW ALBANY — Community Montessori Director Barbara Fondren announced Thursday that her students would be doing E-Learning the rest of the school year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's governor on Thursday ordered all public and private schools across the state remain closed to students until at least May 1 among steps aimed at slowing the coronavirus spread.
NEW ALBANY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. will be providing free meals for children age 18 and under during the emergency school closure.
While not going as far as Berea College in cancelling classes for the rest of the semester, Eastern Kentucky University is suspending in-class teaching.
NEW ALBANY – Omar Attum, associate professor of biology at IU Southeast, has won a Fulbright Specialist Award from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
INDIANA — As patients testing positive for COVID-19 rise throughout the country, some Indiana educational institutions are taking measures to stop the spread of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
This Week's Circulars
- New Albany man arrested in Clarksville stabbing
- Clark, Floyd heading in “wrong direction” as COVID cases rise, health officials say
- Two suspects arrested for impersonating police in Jeffersonville
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- HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Dragons achieve perfection
- UPDATE: Derby Dinner cancels shows through Oct. 26 due to possible COVID-19 exposure
- Silver Creek board approves $30 million budget
- BOYS' SOCCER: Pioneers win regional title
- GIRLS' SOCCER: Stevens has 'loved' his time with Floyd soccer
- Funding dispute over New Albany-Floyd County Animal Shelter continues