School News – January 15

School news

Tickets for North winter dance to go on sale

Tickets for Columbus North High School’s winter dance Jan. 20 at Southside Elementary School will go on sale Tuesday.

Tickets for the event, which will be conducted from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., are $10 and are open to all North students in good standing. Purchases can be made Tuesday through Friday near the main office during lunch and before school Wednesday.

Tickets also will be available after school for 20 minutes Thursday and Friday. Individuals will be limited to two tickets with a student ID required.

C4 to host open house at Noth high school

The Columbus Area Career Connection will host an open house Wednesday.

The event, which will be conducted in the C4 wing at Columbus North High School from 5 to 8 p.m., will highlight C4 programs. Individuals who plan to attend can enter through Door 12 at the school.

Tours of C4 classrooms and opportunities to meet C4 teachers and students will be available. If the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. is on a two-hour delay due to weather, the event will proceed as planned.

A make-up day is planned for Jan. 24 if school is canceled on the day of the open house. For more information, call 812-376-4240.

Need money for college? Scholarships available

Online applications are being accepted for the 2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana scholarship program.

The organization will award 20 central Indiana high school seniors each with a $5,000 scholarship this year. To be eligible, a student must be a senior with a minimum 2.7 GPA and eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study; be a legal U.S. resident and younger than 21-years-old; and must live in the organization’s geographic area.

The application deadline is Thursday. For more information or to apply, visit

Apply for Indiana House page program

Applications are being accepted for students interested in being a part of the Indiana House page program during the 2018 legislative session.

Pages will have an opportunity to tour the governor’s office, the Indiana Supreme Court and the House and Senate chambers. To be eligible, pages must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

Student pages receive an excused absence from school and groups can sign up together, said Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus. For more information or to apply, visit or call 800-382-9841.