Monday, October 6, 2003

Workshops for parents at three city buildings

By Karen Andrew
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Parents of students at Lafayette Bloom Back on Track Accelerated Middle School are invited to a drug and violence prevention workshop, 5-6 p.m. today at the school, 1941 Baymiller S., West End.

Information: Call Joseph Porter, principal, 363-6500.

A University of Cincinnati college admissions representative will speak at Withrow International High School's college information night for juniors and seniors, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday , at the school, 2488 Madison Road, Hyde Park. Parents can also attend.

Information: Call Charlene Cleveland, principal, 533-2460.

The Academy of World Languages will host a parent support seminar, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 2030 Fairfax Avenue.

The school will host this and four other seminars this year to help parents have a greater role in their children's education.

Information: call Stephen Hoyt, principal, 363-7800.

Kings High School: Spirit store open

DEERFIELD TWP. - The Kings High School Athletic Boosters Club opens its first spirit store today.

It will be open 5-8 p.m. each Monday school is in session at the back entrance to the Kings Education Center, 1797 King Ave.

Merchandise includes sweatshirts, hats and gifts, all with the Kings moniker.

Information: 494-9497 or 398-7558.

Beechgrove Elementary: PTA craft show

INDEPENDENCE - Beechgrove Elementary School's Parent Teacher Association hosts its first craft show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in the cafeteria and gym, 1029 Bristow Road.

Admission is free. Breakfast and lunch items will be on sale during the show.

At least 20 crafters will be featured. Space is available. Space rental is $20 for the day.

To participate, contact Kelley Alford, 525-0850.

Finneytown Local: Adult ed classes

FINNEYTOWN - Adult Community Education classes for fall begin todayat Finneytown Local schools. New classes include basket weaving, PowerPoint for beginners, and quilt making. Past classes such as woodworking, keyboarding, other computer classes and co-ed volleyball will be offered.


Mariemont: Group campaigns for levy

MARIEMONT - Citizens will vote on a 5.5 mill operating levy on Nov. 4. The Residents for Continued Excellence, a grassroots parent and resident organization, has been formed to campaign in favor of the levy. The group will hold information sessions beginning Wednesday for Mariemont School District residents. For information, call 272-7301 or visit


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