Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Purcell Marian to take a walk on the Wilde side



The Cincinnati Enquirer

EAST WALNUT HILLS - Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest will kick off a two-week run Friday at Purcell Marian High School, 2935 Hackberry St.

Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 11 and 2 p.m. Oct. 5 and 12. Tickets - $5, $3.50 for students and children - can be purchased at school, at the door or by calling 487-3105.

The 31st annual Cavalier Walk will also take place Friday. Nearly 600 walkers will leave the high school at 9 a.m. and follow a 6.5-mile route through East Walnut Hills, O'Bryonville, Hyde Park and Mount Lookout.

Proceeds from pledges will benefit the school. Information: 487-3133.

Have some breakfast with the band at Elder

PRICE HILL - The Elder High School Band will hold its second annual pancake breakfast 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at the school, 3900 Vincent Ave.

Cost is $5, $4 for children under 12. Information: 467-1877.

McNick science teachers win for 15th straight year

MOUNT WASHINGTON - Five teachers at McNicholas High School have been selected to receive a Governor's Award for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities for the past school year.

It is the 15th consecutive year that the school and its teachers have won the award, sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science.

Teachers selected for the honor are: Debbie Bonekamp, Gwyn Bush, Mary Dennemann, Regina Goines and Molly McDermott.

Homecoming kicks off with pre-game parade

ST. BERNARD - Graduates of Roger Bacon and Our Lady of the Angels are invited to homecoming activities that begin 6:15 p.m. Friday with a parade through St. Bernard. It starts at the school's practice field and ends at the Mitchell Avenue stadium.

Kickoff for the Roger Bacon/McNicholas football game is 7:30 p.m. A family social will immediately follow the game in the school's cafeteria. Cost is $5, $1 for children.

Information: 641-1300.

Charity golf event benefits LaSalle High

GREEN TWP. - The sixth annual Lancer Day for Excellence golf tournament will be held Monday at Clovernook Country Club.

Cost is $750 per foursome or $190 per person and includes golf, gift package, lunch and dinner. A cocktail party and dinner ticket can be purchased separately for $50.

Proceeds go to LaSalle High School's Scholarship Fund for after-school activities.

Information: 741-2383.

St. Catherine PTO to hold church sale

FORT THOMAS - St. Catherine of Siena School's Parent Teacher Organization will hold a clothing, toy and equipment sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25 at St. Catherine of Siena's Church undercroft, 1803 N. Fort Thomas Ave.

Information: (859) 431-0958.

Calling all teachers, parents, students

Parents, teachers and students: We want to talk to you.

In an effort to better understand the issues and challenges associated with classrooms and schools in Greater Cincinnati, the Enquirer is bringing together readers to discuss a variety of education-related issues. We are forming panels of teachers, parents and students who will meet occasionally on a weekday evening.

To participate, send your name, home address, e-mail address, school and daytime phone number by Oct. 3 to Cindy Kranz, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202; fax 768-8340; e-mail ckranz@enquirer.com

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