School News – April 9

School news

Senior project to benefit humane society

Columbus East High School student Joey Perry is organizing a car, jeep, truck and motorcycle show this weekend with proceeds benefiting the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

The event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Total Fitness of Columbus, 3075 Middle Road, as part of his senior project.

It is free, and will include food, music and giveaways. There is a $10 fee to enter vehicles or motorcycles in the show, with entry forms available at Total Fitness of Columbus.

The public also is asked to bring any donations for the humane society to the event. For more information, call Total Fitness of Columbus at 812-373-9992.

East High School to host cheerleading sessions

Columbus East High School will have cheerleading clinic sessions.

Clinic sessions are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. April 16 to 18 in the school’s auxiliary gym. Final tryouts will be scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21.

College financial planning workshop set

A workshop to help families prepare financially for college will be today at Columbus North High School.

The 6:30 p.m. workshop will be conducted in the large group instruction room with RSVPs required to reserve a spot. Students are asked to stop by their counseling offices for more information.

Nominations accepted for alumni award

Columbus North High School students can nominate teachers for the Bull Dog Alumni Association’s outstanding teacher award.

Those interested are asked to use the link found on the Columbus North “itslearning” website to complete their nominations, which are due April 15.

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Matt Kent is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at 812-379-5712 or