Category Archives for "education"

Aug 23

Wayne County Kids Enjoy Solar Eclipse 2017

By KPass | Centerville , education , Local News , Outdoors , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , wayne-county

A Solar Eclipse! All over Wayne County on Monday, some kids were able to observe a possibly once in their lifetime occurrence in their own backyards…well the school yards anyway. In Centerville at the Centerville Abington Elementary school, kids from 2-6th grade were scattered over the school grounds, some on blankets and all with protective […]

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Aug 13

Girls Inc.: Empowering Girls in Wayne County, by Erica Coulter

By KPass | education , Girls Inc. , Local Bloggers , non-profits , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , wayne-county

By Erica Coulter, Girls Inc. Richmond IN What is Girls Inc. Anyway? Have you ever driven by Girls Inc. and wondered what’s going on in there? Our mission states that we inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold, but what does that truly mean? Let’s talk about it! Whether you’re a former Girls […]

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Aug 06

News & Views From Cope: by Kaitlyn Blansett

By KPass | Cope Environmental Center , education , environment , Exercise and Diet , Health and Fitness , Local Bloggers , non-profits , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , trails , wayne-county

by Kaitlyn Blansett, Cope Environmental Center Centerville, IN (7/27/17) – How often do you hear kids get excited about volunteering? At Cope Environmental Center, we get to hear it all the time! This summer our “Junior Rangers” volunteered nearly 1000 hours of their time educating other kids about the Earth! Junior Rangers are preteens and […]

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Mar 29

3rd Annual Children’s Postcard Contest!

By constance | contests , education , non-profits , Richmond , wayne county visitor bureau , wayne-county

The Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau Announces 3rd Annual Children’s Postcard Contest The Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau invite area children to share their artistic vision of what Wayne County means to them in the form of a postcard design. Last year children throughout Wayne County shared wonderful entries full of fun graphics, bright […]

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Feb 08

Earlham President, David Dawson RE: Diversity Work

By KPass | Earlham College , education , Richmond

Press Release: Friends, Last week’s diversity-related events have sharply and passionately reminded our community of both the crucial importance and real difficulties of becoming the kind of educational community we say we want to be. What do we say about our community? — “Earlham is an educational community, informed by the distinctive perspectives and values […]

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Jan 19

Scholarships Available: News Release

By KPass | education , Richmond , Wayne County 4H Fairgrounds , wayne-county

News Release WAYNE COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS SCHOLARSHIPS Wayne County Extension Homemakers is offering two $400 scholarships to Wayne County high school seniors meeting the following criteria: Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a current member of the Wayne County Extension Homemakers. Applicant must be a senior graduating from a high school in Wayne […]

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Jul 24

Open Enrollment for Centerville Schools Until August 3, 2015

By KPass | Centerville , education , wayne-county

Open Enrollment for ALL grades – Centerville-Abington Community Schools is now accepting transfer students at all grade levels until August 3, 2015.  If you or someone you know would like to have kids attend Centerville schools, you can contact a building principal, the superintendent or visit the Centerville Abington webpage for an application form.   Open enrollment […]

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Mar 26

Seton Schools Open Registration

By constance | education , Richmond

Seton Catholic Schools is accepting new student applications through April 15th.  Seton Catholic offers a Christ centered, college preparatory education for classes from 3 year preschool to 12th grade.  Forms can be found at or at any school office. Please call 765-962-5010 with questions.

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Dec 03

Chinese Delegation visits Richmond Community Schools

By constance | education , Richmond

PRESS RELEASE Submitted by: Bridget Hazelbaker Hangzhou Education Delegation and Richmond Community Schools have launched a 3 day professional training seminar for a delegation of 12 Chinese educators. A group of Chinese guests have arrived at Richmond Community Schools. They are 12 educators from Hangzhou City. The Assistant Professor of Zhejiang International Studies University, You Xiapei and Dr. Allen […]

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Apr 05

Foundation Announces Lilly Community Scholars!

By KPass | education , Local News , wayne-county

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Date: April 5, 2012                                                                                                         Foundation announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholars The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of two area high school seniors who will receive the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.  Tyler Hoodlebrink and Erica Coulter were chosen from a pool of 75 applicants from throughout WayneCounty.  Each […]

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Apr 03

It’s a Primary Palooza!

By constance | education , Richmond

Children ages 3-6 are invited to join the Early Childhood Staff at Seton Catholic Elementary for an evening of fun & activities! The action begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11th.   The primary building is located at 700 North A Street in Richmond. Activities include cookie decorating, silly stories, Christian art, music & […]

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