April 13, 2013 – 8 a.m. to noon
Rushville Elementary School West (enter RESW sidewalk)
Parents – please bring the following information with you:
l Enrollment Form on line at http://res.rushville.k12.in.us/ (please fill this out ahead of time)
l Birth Certificate
l Shot records
Hearing screenings will be given by Rush County Schools’ Speech and Language Teachers. Free vision screenings will be given by Dr. Sickbert and Dr. Fenimore. Immunizations will be given my Meridian Health Services. Parents need to bring proof of insurance with them. If insurance is not available or does not cover immunizations, arrangements for free shots will be made.
A Community Fair will be held in the Rushville Elementary East Gym. Community Fair participants are:
Gentle Dentist - Knightstown, RMH, Daisy Scouts, Big Brothers/Sisters, RPD, Emergency Management Services, Harcourt Outlines, RCSD, Rush County Nutritionists, Head Start, RFD, Adult 211 Education, Rushville Public Library and the Exchange Student Program.
A “Block” party will be provided by Purdue University in Conjunction with the Rush County Extension Office. A Health Fair will be provided with information and screenings from Rush Memorial Hospital.
(Age 5 by August 1, 2013)
April 13, 2013 – 8 a.m. to noon
Grizzard named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction
Educator Paul Grizzard of Rushville Consolidated High School was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS.) Grizzard was nominated by student Autumn Meece for the honor.
LCC meets new Community Corrections director
The Local Coordinating Council (LCC) recently met Rush County’s new Community Corrections director Ashley Stevens.
According to Stevens, Community Corrections is funded by the Indiana Department of Correction with aspirations that it will, in time, be self-funded.
Rushville Consolidated High School Class of 2013 Top 10 Students: Dougherty & Fenimore
The Rushville Republican is pleased to feature each of the Top 10 students graduating with the Rushville Consolidated High School Class of 2013.
Essay contest winner announced
As a tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Department of Student Programs (sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals) provides an essay contest for middle level and high school students.
FSA announces restart of America’s largest conservation program
Julia A. Wickard, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana announced FSA is currently conducting Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signups for both general and continuous CRP. The General Signup began yesterday, May 20, 2013, and continues through June 14. Sign-up for continuous CRP began on May 13 and will continue through Sept. 30, 2013.
County beefs up computer security
During the most recent meeting of the Rush County Commissioners, Rush Count Sheriff Jeff Sherwood informed Bruce Levi, Mark Bacon and Ken Masters that the inmate population at the Rush County Jail continues to increase. According to Sherwood, 46 individuals are currently housed at the facility which is designed for 38 inmates.
Dig Into Reading at the local library
Grab everyone in your household and everyone in the neighborhood and come on down to the Rushville Public Library to sign up for our summer reading program “Dig Into Reading.”
Memorial Day service plans announced
Rush County Veterans Service Officer Steve Land and a number of fellow local veterans recently met and completed plans for this year’s local Memorial Day service.
“Smile Fund” accepting applications
Several organizations are working together to continue to give the Rushville community something to smile about.
The Heart of Rushville Downtown Smile Fund is currently accepting applications for projects.
Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year nominations open
Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation is accepting nominations for Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year. This award will be presented to an outstanding Rush County youth by the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation in recognition of exceptional commitment to philanthropy in the community.
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