School News – February 23



Center Grove students can apply for scholarship

The Center Grove area Zeta Lambda Chapter of Tri Kappa service sorority will award $1,000 scholarships to two Center Grove High School seniors.

For more information and applications, students should visit Center Grove’s scholarship website or contact their high school counselors.

Completed applications need to be submitted to the high school guidance office by April 13.

Kindergarten registration in Franklin set for April

Kindergarten registration will be in April for Franklin families.

Parents of upcoming kindergarten students are invited to register their children from 4 to 7 p.m. April 7 at each elementary school in Franklin schools.

Packets with more information will be mailed in March.

Center Grove schools plan kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for Center Grove students has been set.

Registration will be from 6 to 7 p.m. April 14 at all elementary schools in the district.

Children must be 5 years old by Aug. 1.

Parents should bring the child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency. Adults wanting to volunteer with the school should bring their driver’s license.

Scholarship for Franklin students available

Seniors at Franklin Community High School who are active in their community can apply for a scholarship.

The Franklin Lions Club is taking applications for its Community Service Award until April 16.

The $2,000 reward may be used for tuition and or books. Applications are available at the school’s guidance offices.

Requirements for the scholarship include being active in the community and having a 3.0 GPA.

FFA fundraiser breakfast to aid children at hospital

Franklin FFA students will conduct their annual fundraising breakfast to help buy stuffed animals for children at Johnson Memorial Hospital.

The Molly Gibson breakfast will be from 6:30 to 8 a.m. Thursday at Franklin Community High School’s agriculture shop, 2600 Cumberland Drive.

The breakfast is free, but donations of Pooh Bear stuffed animals and money will be accepted. The public is welcome.

The group will serve breakfast casseroles, fruits, danishes, orange juice, coffee and milk.

Prom show planned at Whiteland school

Students who need help with their prom look can attend a fashion show for ideas.

Whiteland Community High School’s post prom committee is hosting a style show and vendor fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the school, 300 S. Main St.

Models will wear gowns and tuxes, and vendors will offer ideas for prom and graduation events.

Students collecting items for Haiti

Students and staff from Roncalli High School collected items to help people in Haiti.

The World Languages department collected toiletries, clothing and supplies for the parishioners of Belle-Riviere, Haiti.

Students collected 60 40 gallon bags of items.

Students serve as pages at Statehouse

Local students got an inside look at state government by serving as pages.

Jared and Joanna Grider, home-schooled students, served as pages for state Rep. Dave Frizzell, R-Indianapolis.

Pages observe actions on bills, tour the Statehouse and run errands for legislators.

Association offering law enforcement scholarship

Students pursuing a career in criminal justice are eligible for a scholarship from the Indiana Sheriff’s Association.

The association will award 40 $500 college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students.

To qualify, applicants must be an Indiana resident, a current member of the association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association, attend an Indiana college or university, major in a law enforcement field and enroll as a full-time student.

Applications are available from high school counselors or the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office or by writing to the Indiana Sheriff’s Association at 147 E. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. The application also can be downloaded from

The deadline is April 1.