Back to School

  Law enforcement preparing for added traffic with EVSC starting next week

Students in the largest school corporation in the Tri-State will be heading back to class for the first time in months next week.

  Owensboro School Board approves renovation plans for local elementary school

  South Gibson Schools return to class Thursday

  Evansville pediatrician provides safety tips for parents sending children back to school

  Students in Wabash Community School District return to class

  Another Evansville Diocese school employee tests positive for COVID-19

  Owensboro Catholic Schools will start in person, against Governor’s recommendation

Continued Coverage

  UE reaches Phase 4 of reopening plan

  Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce working to create off-campus learning centers

  ISP reminds drivers to slow down for school zones

  Mater Dei students test negative after first thought to be positive

  Warrick Co. schools begin a new year with safety guidelines in place

  New Jasper Elementary welcoming students with plans in place to keep everyone safe

Thousands of Tri-State students return to class Wednesday

East Gibson schools will hear that first bell ring Wednesday morning.

  Sharon Elememtary hosts back-to-school parade

On Tuesday afternoon at Sharon Elementary in Newburgh, faculty, parents and students held a parade to get pumped for the first day of school.

  Some organizations working to put together child care programs for Henderson Co. students

Parents in some parts of Western Kentucky could be trying to figure out child care plans.

  North Spencer schools prepare to welcome students back

North Spencer students will be welcomed back to school on Wednesday and just like other districts, safety precautions will be in place.

  Henderson Community College delaying semester due to positive COVID-19 cases

  More KY schools adjust plans after Governor’s recommendation

  What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

  Perry Central schools head back to class with detailed safety plan in place

  Mater Dei cancels scrimmage against Reitz

  All options available for local schools’ upcoming fall semester

  6,000 masks donated to Evansville and Warrick schools

School officials picked up the boxes of masks Monday, which will soon be delivered to area schools.

  Drive-up meet and greet held for teachers and students

Oakdale Elementary teachers went to each of their students’ homes Monday for a visit - at a safe distance.

South Gibson School employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Superintendent of South Gibson Schools, Dr. Stacey Humbaugh, says a staff member who works at Haubstadt Community Schools tested positive for COVID-19.

G-MAC postpones high-risk fall sports to spring

The Great Midwest Athletic Conference Presidents’ Council decided Monday to postpone fall competitions in football, soccer, and volleyball to the spring season.

  Sources: Big Ten votes to cancel football season; conference spokesman says otherwise

The Sunday vote by school presidents was 12-2 to call off fall sports because of the pandemic.

  Beshear recommends schools to start in-person classes late Sept.

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 24 additional COVID-19 cases Monday.

  Academy Sports + Outdoors donates $1K back-to-school shopping spree to Hangers

Academy Sports + Outdoors donating shopping spree to EVSC Foundation's Hangers.

  North Posey students head back to class Monday

Students in Posey County will be heading off for their first day of school Monday.

  Tri-State stores try to meet demand for back to school shoppers

Shopping for school supplies is a no brainer for many Tri-State families this time of year, but what they’re buying, and how much they’re buying is definitely different.

  IHSAA gives new guidance for fans at fall sports

As teams across the state inch closer to the start of the regular season, schools are receiving new guidance from the Indiana High School Athletic Association on allowing fans in the stands.

  First look inside EVSC classrooms ahead of 2020-2021 school year

The summer months have given EVSC officials time to properly plan for this new year. Class sizes will be smaller and students will have their own assigned seats facing the same direction.

  Salvation Army hosting ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign in Evansville this weekend

Donations are being collected for the Salvation Army’s “Stuff the Bus” campaign in Evansville starting on Friday.

  Mt. Vernon holds 1st day of school with changes in place to keep everyone safe

Students in Mt. Vernon will be heading back to their first day of school Friday morning.

  Daviess Co. holds ‘stuff the bus’ event

The fourth annual “Stuff the Bus” event in Owensboro and Daviess County is Friday.

  CountryMark donates $10K worth of masks to North Posey, Mt. Vernon schools

Posey County students will be a little safe as they head back to class.

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools releases hybrid learning plan for students

Officials with Muhlenberg County Schools plan to eventually combine in-person and virtual classes. Two days of the week will consist of in-person learning, while the other three will be done virtually at home.

  EVSC prepares for opening day

Inside the classrooms, social distancing guidelines will be in place along with fewer students in those rooms and extended lunch periods.

  More schools within the Evansville Catholic Diocese return to class

More schools within the Evansville Catholic Diocese return to class Thursday morning.

  Construction complete inside Princeton Community Primary School

Students in the North Gibson School Corporation head back to school Friday, and some primary students will be returning to a brand new classroom in a brand new building.

  Dubois Co. Schools install bus stop arm cameras

School bus stop arm violations happen every year in Dubois County, and officials say they aren’t always successful in catching the people who commit these violations - until now.

  Jasper Elementary hosts Parade of Families before start of school year

Jasper Elementary School hosted the Parade of Families Wednesday night.

  Chandler church hosts grab & go backpack giveaway

The giveaway was held at the Chandler CP Church on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

  Class begins for some Evansville Catholic Diocese schools

Schools within the Evansville Catholic Diocese return to class Wednesday morning for the first time in months.

  Signature School students return to class

Signature School in downtown Evansville will be welcoming back students for the fall semester Wednesday morning.

  Social workers provide mental health success tips for students, parents

As the school year begins, many children could be experiencing more anxiety than they ever have before.

  Sharon Elem. hosts back to school informational sessions for parents, providers

Many students at Sharon Elementary in Newburgh will return to school one week from Wednesday.

  OPS has Q&A session about upcoming school year

Owensboro Public School officials took to Facebook Live Tuesday to answer parent questions about the upcoming year.

  Dawson Springs & Muhlenberg Co. to start school year completely virtual

The main factor is a drastic decrease in COVID-19 cases in Kentucky.

  1st day back to school for Tell City-Troy Township

It’s already back to school for a couple of school corporations in Perry County.

  Some Tri-State schools head back to class this week

Tuesday marks the first day that schools in the Tri-State will be heading back to class.

  Owensboro Public Schools spends nearly $500K on PPE

Owensboro Public Schools (OPS) are taking COVID-19 very seriously as they plan for students to come back into their buildings.

  Jasper Elementary School prepares to open its doors

Despite a couple of bumps in the road due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the new elementary school will be ready for students on their first day back.

  Lunchrooms set to look different for Owensboro Public Schools

We spoke to Owensboro Public School officials about what changes are in store as students head back next month.

  Warrick Co. Schools releases back-to-school instructional video for students

The video shows what the bus ride to school will look like on a daily basis, when and where temperatures will be taken, as well as how to navigate any area outside of classrooms.

  North Posey prepares school buses before students return to class

School district officials want to make sure they take all the steps necessary to keep COVID-19 off their buses and out of their schools.

  School officials talk reopening plan at Henderson Chamber meeting

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce held another one of its “Community Conversations” on Thursday, athe conversation was centered around back-to-school plans throughout the county.

  EVSC extending hours for nurses to ensure student safety amid COVID-19 concerns

The director of health services at the Evansville Vangerburgh School Corporation says that nurses will be the medical experts on school days. They will help assess students, contact families, and the local health department if need be.

  Henderson Co. School Board releases safety tips, guidelines video for upcoming academic year

The Henderson County Board of Education released a video to show families what school will look like with new safety guidelines in place.

  EVSC releases individual school reopening plans

Families of EVSC students can now see specific details for their individual school.

  PTO supplying Newburgh students with masks

In a social media post on the organization’s Facebook page, the Castle South Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) announced it's providing each student with a school-themed mask, a lanyard and a clear water bottle.

  EVSC extends summer meals program for students

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is extending its summer meals program.

  Local public, private schools release further details on reopening plans

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation put out the latest installment of its reopening information on Friday. These details from the district come only days after the Diocese of Evansville released its new procedures.

  Virtual learning causing difficulties for children with disabilities

Tri-State parents continue to navigate their children’s education options as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the normal school year.

  EVSC Virtual Academy: What parents and students can expect

Less than one month until the first day of school for students with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, school leaders say they have around 550 students currently enrolled in the EVSC Virtual Academy, with hundreds more completing the final steps to enroll.

  Families, teachers stocking up on supplies as new school year approaches

As families head into the stores to grab their back-to-school supplies, even the kids notice it feels a little stranger this year.

  UE students head back to class

It’s time for a fresh school year at the University of Evansville.

Back-to-school illnesses parents need to watch for

School is now in session for germs, viruses and bacteria that cause illnesses that can make your child or you sick.

  Work on Old State Rd. causing school traffic concerns

Projects include new bridge installation and gas line relocation.

  Police looking to keep Princeton students safer with speed signs, extra patrols

There are two parts to this story, a speed sign and some overtime, but there is one message.

  Webster Co. Schools improving security with renovations for new school year

The big project, renovating the front of the school entrance to promote safety and security.

  Superintendent says schools left with faculty shortage after system shift

One school corporation in the county is dealing with a teacher assistant shortage.

  Officials say stress levels rise in students during back to school

Now that students are back in class, it’s important to make sure they’re back in a routine. Experts say that having a solid routine is one way to combat the stress that comes along with the start of school.

  Warrick Co. school officials hope anonymous tip line will keep students safe

It’s was back to class for a whole new set of students Thursday morning.

  New changes at MSD of North Posey for 2019-2020 year

As North Posey students headed into school Thursday, they noticed a few changes both in and out of the classroom.

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Share your ‘back to school’ photos

  Law enforcement patrolling school zones as kids return for new year

Law enforcement officials were out cracking down on stop-arm violations as EVSC students and teachers made their return to schools for the new year.

  New dorm ready for school year at Brescia University

St. Ann's Hall is done just in time for the new semester at Brescia University.

  First day ever for students at new iMiddle School

Nearly 300 students are attending this unique school.