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Charlestown High School principal named interim GCCS superintendent  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Mark Laughner wiped away tears Tuesday night after being named the interim superintendent of Greater Clark County ...

Charlestown teen splits time between home, Hollywood to act on TV show  WAVE 3

Fifteen-year-old Dallas Edwards is a freshman at Charlestown High, and despite some serious Hollywood success, he has no immediate plans to leave Indiana ...

Pirates prepping for Lady Lions | Local Sports  Greensburg Daily News

GREENSBURG — Preparation is well underway for the Greensburg Pirates ahead of Saturday's regional round of basketball at Charlestown High School.

Why these high school valedictorians struggle to succeed  PBS NewsHour

High school valedictorians are the best in their class academically. But a new report finds that the top graduates of Boston's public high schools are encountering ...

Charlestown Regional by the numbers | Local Sports  Greensburg Daily News

GREENSBURG — A pair of 9-game winning streaks are on the line Saturday morning at Charlestown High School when the Greensburg Pirates (20-4) and ...

High school freshman schooled in Indiana, 'Schooled' in Hollywood  WAVE 3

Inside Charlestown High School, Dallas Edwards is just a normal teenager. Just weeks earlier, however, he had traded his classroom here for one on television ...

Charlestown High School football looks to rebound from losing season  Courier Journal

A year ago, the Charlestown High School football team got off to a rocky, losing four of its first five games.

Amazon to fund breakfast program at Charlestown High  WAVE 3

CHARLESTOWN, IN (WAVE) - Charlestown High School has become one of just 100 schools in America to receive a grant from Amazon, encouraging students ...

Charlestown High Principal tapped as GCCS interim superintendent  WAVE 3

The Greater Clark County School District will soon have a new leader at the helm. Charlestown High School Principal Mark Laughner is being tapped to take ...

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

LAST MONTH SAW the tragic spectacle of top Boston school officials saying two high schools should be closed because of falling enrollment and so-called ...

High bond set for suspect in fatal Charlestown police pursuit  Evening News and Tribune

SCOTT COUNTY — Surrounded by three sheriff's officers and with a dozen Charlestown police officers behind him, the suspect in a pursuit that led to the death ...

Schools again face budget cuts  BayStateBanner

In what has become a yearly ritual in the Boston Public Schools community, parents, teachers and school leaders are grappling with budget reductions and the ...

Hundreds gather for fallen Charlestown Sgt. Ben Bertram  Evening News and Tribune

CHARLESTOWN — Hundreds of people gathered this morning at Charlestown High School for a Celebration of Life for fallen Charlestown Sgt. Ben Bertram.

UPDATE: Charlestown water main break fixed | Local News  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — A water main that broke in Charlestown on Tuesday morning has been repaired, but it may take some time before water pressure is back to ...

Funeral arrangements set for fallen Charlestown police officer  Evening News and Tribune

CHARLESTOWN — Arrangements have been finalized for a Charlestown police officer who was killed in the line of duty Wednesday night.

Viewpoint: Inclusion is key to innovation  Boston Business Journal

Unless companies double down on building inclusive cultures and diverse workforces, their ability to achieve their full potential will be stymied.

4 Southern Indiana schools close early due to water main break  Courier Journal

The City of Charlestown, Indiana has closed all four of their schools after a water main break, according to the Greater Clark County School District.

Charlestown, Indiana: Town says goodbye to police officer News  Courier Journal

Charlestown police officer Benton Bertram is laid to rest after being killed in the line of duty.

Charlestown Police officer killed in pursuit remembered for his bravery and sacrifice  WDRB

Officer Benton Bertram was part of the K-9 division and graduated from Charlestown High School.

Boston Public Schools employee on leave after allegedly inappropriately touching a Charlestown High School student

A Boston Public Schools employee is on paid leave after a Charlestown High School student said he touched her inappropriately and discussed his sex life with ...

Visitation to be held Monday for Charlestown police officer killed in crash during pursuit  WDRB

Sgt. Benton Bertram died while chasing a suspect on Wednesday. He lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree.

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit  IU Southeast Horizon

IU Southeast graduate Hayley Little is now the coach for the IU Southeast cheerleading team she said helped build her. Admittedly, Little enjoys her coaching ...

Townie Sports  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

CHS names former star Hugh Coleman as hoop coach. Charlestown High School has hired one of the state's most successful high school basketball coaches, ...

Charlestown High School student now serving as Clark County Deputy Coroner  WDRB

CHARLESTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The students at Charlestown High School have won a lot of awards and accolades over the years, but senior Alexis Taylor's ...

Lee E. Porter  Glens Falls Post-Star

FORT EDWARD — Lee E. Porter, 75, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Obituaries 01-31-2019  Chelsea Record

Attorney Saul Kraft. Practiced law in Chelsea for almost 50 years. Saul P. Kraft of Chatham, formerly of Malden, husband of the late May Kraft, passed away on ...

Charlestown's Lukes runs for more than 200 yards in win over Silver Creek  Courier Journal

Charlestown High School's football took revenge out on rival Silver Creek with a 32-14 win Friday night in Mid-Southern Conference action.

Amazon surprises southern Indiana students with 'Breakfast Bonanza'  WDRB

On Wednesday morning, Amazon employees held a cooking contest to emphasize the importance of a healthy breakfast.

Charlestown, Indiana residents no longer under boil water advisory  WDRB

The advisory was issued Sept. 25 after a 16-inch water main broke, forcing several schools to dismiss students early.

Courier Journal Indiana high school football players, coach of the year  Courier Journal

Charlestown's Marion Lukes stepped into the spotlight with an outstanding junior season, finishing with 2,599 rushing yards on his way to being named the ...

Scott Brown plays hoops with former Charlestown High star, then takes in a Celine Dion concert in New Zealand  The Boston Globe

It's a rough life for the former US senator from Massachusetts.

Timing of anti-Pleasant Ridge development banner removal questioned  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — For around two weeks, the truck with an illegal banner sat on Harold Goodlett's property.

Your go-to guide for Southern Indiana holiday events  Evening News and Tribune

A slew of holiday-related events will kick-off next week in Southern Indiana. Find all the details below.

Trans high school junior finds support at school  Boston Herald

When Jayden Aguiar declared himself as male and stopped using his birth name, Jasmine, he said he was finally himself — the person he was meant to be.

UPDATE: Social media threat referencing 'CHS' deemed not credible  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — A concerning image posted on Snapchat and shared by a student living in New Albany led to increased police presence at Charlestown ...

Two newcomers square off for Greater Clark Dist. 1 seat  Newsandtribune

Two newcomers are vying for the school board seat for District 1, which is comprised of Washington, Bethlehem, Owen and Oregon townships. Board member ...

PHOTOS: Sgt. Ben Bertram Funeral Service | Multimedia  Newsandtribune

Charlestown bid farewell to fallen officer Sgt. Ben Bertram on Tuesday in a *service* at Charlestown High School.

To Revive Charlestown High's Theater Program, It's The Life Of A Salesman  WBUR

Charlestown High School hasn't had a dedicated theater program for two decades. Building one from scratch is the challenge facing teacher Alex Johnson.

Southern Indiana high school recap: Providence routs Switzerland County  Courier Journal

The Pioneer got out to an early lead and blew out the Pacers.

Brownstown Central, Crothersville girls' basketball teams conclude summer play  Seymour Tribune

CHARLESTOWN Basketball is almost always in season for high school players across Indiana. Whether it's just getting some shots up, or playing in a ...

Charlestown High School teacher nominated for $100,000 award for work with Diploma Plus Program

Sunny Pai has spent the past six years focusing on the needs of students in the Diploma Plus Program at Charlestown High School. Because of that work, he's ...

Charlestown High School Graduates the Class of 2017  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

By Patrick O'Connor. Graduation for the class of 2017 at Charlestown High School took place on Thursday afternoon, June 15, at the Clarke Athletic Center at ...

Friday night football is back!

Charlestown High School will play Silver Creek on Friday, August 15, 2018.

Charlestown-raised "American Horror Story" actor returns home to encourage students  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — Bo Roberts remembers his time at Charlestown High School with mixed feelings.

The Boston Public Schools Innovation Incubator - Next Gen Learning in Action  Education Week

By Karissa Goff and Camella Scott, Boston Public Schools Office of Innovation. Boston Public Schools (BPS) is discovering that designing the future is not just ...

Company tours encourage students to pursue manufacturing | News  Evening News and Tribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Regional companies want to encourage more people to pursue jobs in manufacturing. This week, about 20 local manufacturers spread ...

Charlestown High School students want to become international travelers  WHAS (subscription)

Students from the theatre department at Charlestown High School were nominated by another anonymous school to perform at Scotland's Fringe Festival in ...

Charlestown High School teacher wins $100,000 award for work with Diploma Plus Program

Last month Sunny Pai teared up when he thought about what winning $100,000 would do for the Diploma Plus Program he leads at Charlestown High School.

High school football coach arrested in drug roundup apologizes to community  WDRB

Smuggling in steroids from across the globe. Jeffersonville Police say that's what landed a local high school football coach behind bars. Ryan Grace was a ...

Charlestown High’s Change Starts from the Top  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

By George K. Regan Jr. In 1974, as Mayor Kevin White's Press Secretary, I became the spokesperson for bussing in Boston. I saw first-hand how bussing tore ...

Charlestown High student stabbed on way to school  Boston Globe

A Charlestown High School student was stabbed this morning as he walked through a neighboring housing development, in an incident that may have involved ...

Lauded Charlestown High program in jeopardy  The Boston Globe

Even with $260000 restored to Charlestown High School's budget for next year, it may not be able to afford Diploma Plus.

UPDATE: Charlestown High School principal arrested for OWI  Evening News and Tribune

Charlestown High School Principal Keith Hedges was arrested Sunday evening for drunken driving.

Letters to the Editor  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

THANK YOU. Dear Editor: The Friends of the Training Field would like to thank the people who made Halloween at the Training Field a great success.

Miss Clark County crowned | News  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Kennedy Easton, 18, daughter of Jeff and Christen Gordon and sponsored by B and G Enterprises and Sons LLP of Charlestown, was ...

Heslam: Hands-on headmaster eyes change at Charlestown High  Boston Herald

The measure of William Thomas' success as Charlestown High School headmaster is what you can't see or hear in the hallways.Students aren't there. They are ...

Charlestown's first-half point total the 10th-highest ever  USA TODAY High School Sports

Charlestown re-wrote the school record books in just 24 minutes Friday night. The Pirates scored 10 touchdowns on their way to a 72-0 halftime lead over ...

HOLIDAY SPIRIT: Charlestown's Christmas City a labor of love  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — There are roughly 8100 people living in Charlestown.

Training Field to Host Concert  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The Charlestown High School ensemble band will be center stage in the Training Field on Saturday afternoon, July 28, in a unique event to help bolster usage ...

Fitchburg State player expresses 'deep regret' for vicious cheap shot  Yahoo Sports

On the same day Kewan Platt apologized for his behavior, his former high school coach told Yahoo Sports he was 'shocked' by the incident and it was out of ...

Charlestown High to Lose Air Force JROTC  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Budget cuts and declining enrollment have forced Charlestown High School to close its Air Force JROTC program at the end of this year. The program has been ...

Boston students preparing for annual MLK Celebration at Strand Theatre  Boston 25 News

Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 90 years old Tuesday and as the nation prepares to celebrate on the official holiday next week, students in ...

Charlestown High School teacher struck by car; arrest made  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana high school teacher is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a car. Charlestown school officials say ...

Memorial falls to No. 2 Greensburg in regional championship  Evansville Courier & Press

After holding off Salem in the semifinal, Memorial had its season end in the regional championship. The Tigers lost to Greensburg 50-46.

GCCS to switch to academy model: Curriculum will focus more on career-oriented education  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — High school students at Greater Clark County Schools will soon see changes in their educational experiences.

New Principal at Charlestown High School  WAVE

A southern Indiana principal won't be leading his school next year. The Greater Clark County School Board decided to remove Keith Hedges from Charlestown ...

Regional Champs | Local News  Greensburg Daily News

The Greensburg Lady Pirates won their first ever Regional Championship on Saturday night, 50-46 over the Evansville Memorial Lady Tigers at Charlestown ...

Pilot and second passenger identified in deadly Indiana plane crash  Courier Journal

Authorities have named the pilot and the second passenger who died Friday after their jet crashed in a rural area of Indiana about 16 miles north of Louisville.

Southern IN police officer killed in line of duty crash laid to rest  WAVE 3

The funeral *service* held inside Charlestown High School brought hundreds out to say their final goodbyes to the young officer.

Deal with the hate to prevent slayings  Boston Herald

If anyone ever had reason to demonize manufacturers of guns and rifles it would have been the late Darryl Williams, who spent the final 31 years of his life as a ...

New Hood Park Plan Gets Rough Outing at CNC over Building Height  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The new Hood Park revised master plan didn't get too many supporters on Tuesday night, Oct. 2, at the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC), with most ...

Charlestown High grad’s athletic apparel company takes off  The Boston Globe

Mattapan's Peter Edouard always loved basketball, and now he's finding success designing local team uniforms.

Yardemian Powers Belmont Boys Hoops Into Sectional Quarterfinals After Dispatching Charlestown  The Belmontonian

As Danny Yardemian was greeting fans and family after Belmont High Boys' Basketball's playoff opener against Charlestown High School, a fellow student ...

Southern Indiana high school football preview capsules  The Courier-Journal

A team-by-team look at the 2017 high school football season in Southern Indiana.

Kidney patient released to attend Charlestown homecoming  The Courier-Journal

Sarah Booth didn't let kidney transplant complications stop her from walking in Charlestown High's homecoming Friday night.

Woman accused of injuring high school teacher due in court  WLKY Louisville

On Monday afternoon, a Clark County woman accused of seriously injuring a high school teacher is due in court.

Edwards says Now Is the Time to Push MassPort for Mitigation  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Even though MassPort occupies a significant amount of land on Charlestown's waterfront, Councilor Lydia Edwards said the Authority isn't giving Charlestown ...

GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Charlestown, Providence to meet in holiday tournament final  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — One team will look to extend an impressive streak while one will look to erase one it would like to forget in tonight's final of the girls' ...

Saturday's Sugar Skull Shake Shake Cultural Festival is sure to satisfy  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — With a dash of tradition and a twist of creativity, Saturday's Sugar Skull Shake Shake Cultural Festival in Jeffersonville will serve up a zesty ...

Frank W. Smith Jr. | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Frank W. Smith Jr. Frank W. “Smitty” Smith Jr., 78, a longtime resident of Swanzey and Keene died on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock ...

A day in the life of a Harvard custodian  Harvard Gazette

Ana Osorio is a custodian working at Harvard Business School, where she is in charge of cleaning the common spaces at McArthur Hall, which provides ...

Football Game Recap: Corydon Central vs. North Harrison  MaxPreps

North Harrison was the big favorite in their most recent match, and for good reason. They were fully in charge on Friday, breezing past Corydon Central 42-7.

Mayor, School Committee Chairperson and Superintendent honor 36 valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools Class of 2018  Sampan

BOSTON — Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — Thirty-six high school valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools (BPS) were honored yesterday at the 20th ...

A local youth soccer revival – The Horizon  IU Southeast Horizon

Crisp morning air, a harmony of chirping birds and clanking soccer cleats on pavement provide the soundscape to Saturday morning recreational soccer games.

CHARLESTOWN FOOTBALL SEASON PREVIEW: Pirates to begin Ward Era on Friday  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — Looking back over the last seven seasons, it's tough to argue that Charlestown hasn't been the most successful school in the local area.

Indiana man accused of raping woman, 2 juveniles  WAVE 3

Lewis Craig, 22, of Otisco, Indiana, was arrested for three counts of rape and one count of child molestation.

Dot teachers honored as one of Boston's best educators  Dorchester Reporter

Nicole Juanita Da Silva, who teaches ESL and ELA at Boston International High School in Dorchester, has been recognized as one of the city's best educators ...

In 1968, Southern Indiana life goes on despite stresses of Vietnam War  Newsandtribune

NEW ALBANY — Southern Indiana residents had plenty to pay attention to during the summer of 1968. The United States was at war and on the homefront there ...

‘There was no escape from the wave’: These are the 21 victims of the Great Boston Molasses Flood

21 people died 100 years ago in the Great Boston Molasses Flood. Here's who they were. Read more on

Nine vying for Miss Clark County title | News  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Nine contestants will vie for the title of 2017 Miss Clark County this year, a Clark County 4-H news release stated. The Miss Clark County ...

Should Immigration Be Part of High School Curricula?  VICE

Get the VICE App on iOS and Android. Shafaq Khan has taken dozens of classes during her time at Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, New York, a diverse ...

City Square Park Looks to Get More People into and Using the Park  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

City Square Park Governor Grace Bloodwell is looking to make the area even more active this spring and summer than it already is, and the trend starts this ...

Young Charlestown actor likes 'Masterminds' role  The Courier-Journal

Dallas Edwards stars in the movie with Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis.

Boston’s schools are becoming resegregated  The Boston Globe

An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades, according to a Globe analysis, largely ...

State comes out with new LGBTQ curriculum  Boston Herald

Bay State schools will be able to try a new curriculum with LGBTQ-themed history, English and health this fall that proponents say is an effort to help all students ...

High School students learn pathways to entrepreneurship with BUILD  BayStateBanner

Students at Charlestown High School are learning the fundamentals of business and marketing — all while earning college credit. This fall, the high school ...

26 Boston schools at risk of being declared ‘underperforming’  The Boston Globe

More than two dozen schools in Boston with low standardized test scores are at risk of being declared “underperforming” by the state, an action that can lead to ...

Concerns mount as student suspension rates soar in Boston  WCVB Boston

The sky-high student suspension rates in Boston schools are alarming.

Why Indiana School Districts Will Rethink Valedictorian Rankings  WFYI

It's no secret. Top students battle it out each year for one title: Valedictorian. Now, as school years come to a close, across Indiana schools will rethink that school ...

Slain student honored with hoops tourney  Boston Herald

REMEMBERING TEEN: St. Clement High School Athletic Director Ryan Murphy joins Boston Herald Radio to talk about the Ryan J. Morrissey Boys' Basketball ...

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