Tuesday, August 01, 2000

Literacy Network screens for reading

        The Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati will be screening students ages 7-9 with severe reading problems today and Thursday.

        This screening identifies students who would benefit from attending after-school classes Monday through Thursday at the Urban League.

        The classes are free, but a nominal fee for materials will be charged.

        Information: 621-7323.

Gold medal winner
        Jesse Pesta, a recent graduate of Clermont Northeastern High School and an aviation maintenance technician major at Laurel Oaks Career Development Campus, received a gold medal in the Skills USA-VICA Aviation Maintenance Technology competition in June.

        He received a gold medal in the same competition last year.

        Joe Clements was his instructor.

        The Live Oaks Career Development Campus teams competing in the Total Quality Management competition earned a silver medal.

        Members were: Anthony Groeber of Milford; Ron Hodge of Blanchester, Ohio; Tregarth Powell of Clermont Northeastern; Ron Stevenson of Amelia; and Rhonda Lambdin of Milford. Jill Morris was the instructor.

        Also taking a silver medal in the same competition was the Diamond Oaks Career Development Campus team of Clint Beller of Finneytown; and Kim Griffith, James Hatley, Myra Monnier and Allyson Stone, all of Oak Hills.

        Lee Roberts was the instructor.

Child-care opening LEBANON — Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 101 S. Lebanon Road, announces the Sept. 6 opening of its child-care subsidiary, POP Kids School.
        The school offers Preschool, Mother's Day Out and Before & After Child Care, and is accepting registrations.

        To enroll or for more information: Call 683-1600 or visit Web site www.popkids.org.

Coffees planned
        SPRINGFIELD TWP. — Sam Martin, who begins his job today as superintendent of Finneytown schools, invites the community to hold a series of home coffees.

        These monthly get-togethers will be a chance for dialogue and the sharing of ideas and concerns.

        Anyone interested in holding a coffee should call 728-3700. —The Cincinnati Enquirer

        In the Schools runs on Tuesdays and Fridays. Fax: 768-8340. Phone: 768-8600.


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