School briefs


G-CHS fall concerts today, next week

GREENFIELD – Fall concerts are coming up at Greenfield-Central High School.

The fall band concert is at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 20. The orchestra concert is at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, and the choir concert is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. All concerts are in the G-CHS auditorium and cost $3 admission; students in eighth grade and younger may attend for free.

The choir concert will feature all six GCHS choirs performing a wide variety of music. Legacy, the school’s new show choir, will perform the first song of its competition set.

Local students earn honors at SNHU

HANCOCK COUNTY – Several students with Hancock County ties were named to honor lists at Southern New Hampshire University for the summer term.

Dominique Watson and Paul Hood, both of Greenfield, were named to the dean’s list, having earned a minimum grade point average of 3.5 to 3.7 while on full-time status.

Students named to the president’s list for earning a GPA of 3.7 or higher while on full-time status were Charles Nichols-Redman of Fortville; Evan Lawry of Greenfield; Taylor Brewer of Greenfield; Makala Dodd of Greenfield; and Samantha Barker of New Palestine.

SNHU is a private, nonprofit institution with an 89-year history of educating traditional-aged students and working adults.It’s located in Manchester, N.H.

College students can earn prizes by exploring

INDIANAPOLIS – College students can earn prizes for exploring Hoosier destinations and excursions through a new program.

The College Life IN Indiana “digital passport” is a college student’s guide to 150 places and experiences across the state. Students who check in with a smartphone and make 10 visits to any of the passport locations will receive a T-shirt; after 25 visits, participants will receive a water bottle; 50 or more properties earn a backpack cooler. The program is through Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Destination Development Corporation. To sign up, go to

Eastern Hancock launches celebration program

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Eastern Hancock schools have launched a “ROAR” program to celebrate Royals.

Recognizing Our Awesome Royals is through the corporation’s website; people may give a short story or photo of a current or former Eastern Hancock student or staff member. The shoutout may be posted on the school’s website or social media outlets. Visit for more.

21st Century Scholars applications online

INDIANAPOLIS – New applications are available for parents of seventh and eighth-grade students who may be eligible for Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program. The program offers income-eligible Hoosier students up to four years of paid tuition at an eligible Indiana college or university, depending on financial need. Apply online at

Greece, Italy trip info meeting set

GREENFIELD– Greenfield-Central High School families interested in learning more about a student trip to Italy and Greece in Fall 2024 are invited to an informational meeting coming up next month.

The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and will include details on the itinerary, dates and cost of the Fall Break trip. For more information, visit

EH cheerleaders seek sponsorships

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Eastern Hancock High School Cheerleaders are seeking sponsors for the 2022-23 school year. The team competes throughout Indiana and for the first time in school history, will compete on a national level in Florida. Various sponsorship levels are available for businesses and individuals. For information, email Jade Galyan at [email protected] or call 812-217-6004. Checks can be made to Eastern Hancock High School, in care of Jade Galyan, competitive cheerleading coach, 10320 E. 250N., Charlottesville, IN 46117.


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