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.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Clark County health officials met with more than 40 community partners Wednesday to discuss preparations for the potential spread to Southern Indiana of COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus.
CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence High School will present the musical comedy “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in the Robinson Performing Arts Center at Providence, March 6-8 and March 13-15.
CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence High School hosted the New Albany Deanery Academic Olympics Tuesday, with students grades six through eight from six different schools competing – Sacred Heart Catholic of Jeffersonville, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic of Clarksville, St. John Paul II Cath…
JEFFERSONVILLE – During their grand opening, Kennedy Smith and Max Gast took a moment during a lull in sales to balance the books.
FLOYD COUNTY – As the teacher sang, “This way, that way, port side, starboard … ,” the sea of children shuffled their small feet, moving from one side of the room to another, creating a sort of dance.
CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence High School in Clarksville recently announced that Karen Schueler, director of Learning Support Services, has received the Providence St. Theodora Guerin Excellence in Education Award. Schueler will represent Providence at the National Catholic Education …
FLOYD COUNTY — Looking around her school, Floyd Central High School junior Shari Rowe can see students who may need additional mental health services.
SOUTHERN INDIANA – With a pencil firmly in hand, 6-year-old William Anderson went to task, drawing a Valentine’s Day card inspired by the Minecraft video game.
FLOYD COUNTY – Voters in Floyd County will get a say on whether they are willing to pay higher taxes in an effort to increase safety and security at schools in the May primary.
Floyd Central Theatre Arts will present the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss in a musical adventure like no other in a special adaptation of the Broadway musical “Seussical” that is specially designed for young audiences.
SOUTHERN INDIANA – Volunteering with Exit 0, 18-year-old Erin Stensrud was in New Orleans helping the homeless when she met a young boy, thrilled with a new toy he found – a shell.
NEW ALBANY – Self-taught home rehabber and star of the HGTV show “Rehab Addict,” Nicole Curtis talked to students and community members at Indiana University Southeast this week about what it takes to succeed.
CHARLESTOWN – While on the mat, waiting for their cue, some closed their eyes and took a deep breath, preparing for what they were about to do.
CLARK COUNTY — Legislation aimed at reducing overdose and suicide deaths in Indiana has already garnered overwhelming support at the statehouse, and some Clark County leaders are getting a head start.
CLARKSVILLE – Sitting on the floor, the third-graders couldn’t contain their excitement, wiggling and squeaking as the moment came when the door opened.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Sheila Hubert is a single mom, working third shift as an ER nurse to make ends meet with four children living with her at home.
CLARKSVILLE – They spent hours upon hours, wrapping canned goods and stacking them in a shape of a giant boot, but it all came crashing down – literally.
NEW ALBANY – The driver of a school bus along with one student were transported to the hospital following a wreck with a teen driver Wednesday afternoon.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Representatives from the state and national stage visited Clark County Thursday, getting a feel for what progress has been made by community members in the fight against the opioid and addiction crisis.
This Week's Circulars
Manfred "Sonny" T. Kraft Sr., 84, of New Albany, passed away May 28, 2020 at Baptist Health Floyd. He was born May 6, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Manfred H. and Elizabeth Roach Kraft. He was retired from AT&T and a member of Grace Lutheran Church, New Albany. In addition to …
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