Lincoln Trail College to offer two aeronautics classes
Lincoln Trail College is flying high this spring with two aeronautics classes taught at the Robinson Community Airport in Robinson, Ill.
Rose-Hulman's Explore Engineering program lets youths design robots, mousetrap cars
TERRE HAUTE — Wabash Valley middle- and high-school students interested in exploring their interests in technology and engineering can program robots, build and race mousetrap-powered cars, and projects using electrical circuits on Feb. 5 in Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Explore Engineering program.
BRUCE’S HISTORY LESSONS: Candidate for ‘Man of the 20th Century’
Winston Churchill, my candidate for “Man of the 20th Century,” died this week (Jan. 24) in 1965, having deservedly earned the thanks of a grateful nation and world, and having earned the first state funeral for a British politician since William Gladstone in 1898.
St. Patrick School open house set
St. Patrick School is inviting the community to attend its annual open house from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 3.
Riverton Parke livestock team earns honors
The Riverton Parke High School Livestock Judging team, coached by Doug Edge and Adam Tyler, earned Reserve National Champion honors at the Western National Roundup contest on Jan. 12 in Denver.
College offers tutoring
Lincoln Trail College now offers tutoring in all subjects to community residents not enrolled at the Robinson, Ill., college.
State kicks off ‘Cash for College’ campaign
Hoosier students — from kindergarteners through adults — can learn how to pay for education beyond high school this winter as part of Learn More Indiana’s annual “Cash for College” campaign.
Schick Lecture Series to host Martin Camargo Jan. 24
The Indiana State University Schick Lecture Series on Language, Literature and Lexicography will feature Martin Camargo at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 24.
Learning Line: Rose-Hulman’s Homework Hotline helped 40K people in 2012
Born in a basement 22 years ago, what began as a tutoring outreach has since grown by exponential factors into a national, multimedia hotline for homework help.
Catholic high school in Terre Haute to close at end of school year
John Paul II Catholic High School will close at the end of the current school year, the board of governors announced today.
The last class of seniors will graduate June 16.
Bruce's History Lesson: Rock ’n’ roll’s ‘Pearl’ of a girl
I will not make a habit of writing about rock ’n’ roll history, but it is indelibly part of our cultural history, and this week (Jan. 19) in 1943 marks the birthday of my choice for the greatest white female singer of rock, blues and soul who ever lived.
Reading program awards Riverton Parke students
The Achieve 3000 online reading program awarded Riverton Parke Junior High School student Katie Foncannon the “State Daily Top Scorer” award on Dec. 14 for earning the most points compared with all students in the state using “TeenBiz,” the middle school version of the program.
Workshop on digital devices set
A one-night workshop at Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill., can help you unwrap the mysteries of your new iPhone, Blackberry, Droid and iPad.
2 Riverton students named Wendy’s ‘Heisman’ recipients
Seniors Matt Haltom and Kori Wood have been named Riverton Parke High School’s “Wendy’s High School Heisman” award winners. Although neither was named a winner at the national level, both students appreciate the recognition for their hard work.
- Vigo County School Corp. High School Honor Roll
BRUCE’S HISTORY LESSON: Caesar crosses the Rubicon River
This week (Jan. 10 by the Roman calendar) in 49 B.C., Roman proconsul Julius Caesar and his army crossed the Rubicon River, which marked the boundary between the Roman province of Gaul and Italy proper.
School plans used prom dress sale
Bloomfield High School is hosting a used prom dress sale to help fund its 2013 post prom.
- Newsmakers: Jan. 10, 2013
- Middle School Honor Roll
- Across the Wabash Valley — Elementary
Preschool Family Literacy Nights resume at Marshall Public Library
Monthly Family Literacy Nights are planned for pre-schoolers ages 3, 4 and 5 years with a parent at Marshall Public Library, thanks to funding by Marshall Rotary Club and the Evelyn G. Knowles Foundation.
BRUCE’S HISTORY LESSONS: Electoral College important in many ways
This week (Dec. 12) in the year 2000 the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bush v. Gore resulted in George W. Bush receiving Florida’s 25 electoral votes, which made him, not Al Gore, president.
South students participate in honor bands
Several members of the Terre Haute South Vigo High School Band were recently honored to be members of two prestigious groups, both hosted by the Indiana Bandmasters Association.
- Goals, Pride & Achievements: Dec. 13, 2012
Newsmakers: Dec. 13, 2012
Brennan Randolph will serve as president of Harrison College’s Evansville campus in addition to serving as the president of the Terre Haute campus, a position he has held since 2010.
BRUCE'S HISTORY LESSONS: Why were the Indians so helpful to Pilgrims?
Have you ever wondered why the Native-Americans (Indians) helped make possible the Pilgrims’ celebration of their first Thanksgiving in 1621?
Turkey Run High School honors fall athletes
The Turkey Run High School Fall Sports Banquet was Oct. 30 in the cafeteria. Athletes from the fall sports of cross country, football, volleyball, tennis, dance and cheerleading were recognized.
South science students place first, second
Terre Haute South science research students senior Emma Sperry and junior Ryan Chung placed first and second, respectively, in the Indiana Science Talent Search staged on the campus of Indiana University in Kokomo.
ACROSS THE WABASH VALLEY: Nov. 22, 2012
News from Vigo County's schools
‘Our Food, Our Farmers’ essay contest under way
Students in grades 4-12 are encouraged to consider the impact of Indiana foods and farmers for the third annual Ag Essay Contest titled “Our Food, Our Farmers: Nourishing Generations of Hoosiers.”
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