ST. BERNARD - Juniors and seniors at Roger Bacon High School will build their own Shantytown on Friday out of cardboard boxes at the school.
The cardboard town will open for the fourth consecutive year at 6 p.m. and will be torn down at 8 a.m. Saturday. Students will sleep in boxes with only the clothes on their back to increase awareness of homeless people and issues they face.
Presentations will be made by Betty Kelo, a resident of the Drop In Center, and Steve Sunderland of the Peace Village. There will be candlelight prayer vigils, a soup kitchen and a performance by the Bucket Boyz.
Oktoberfest 2003 set at McAuley
COLLEGE HILL - McAuley High School is celebrating Oktoberfest 2003 this week.
Today, students can join in on the Chicken Dance, led by student council members during lunch. On Thursday, they can learn a German dance and will be permitted to dress in the colors of the German flag - red, yellow and black.
A German lunch - brats, metts, sauerkraut and potato salad - will be served while students play a German trivia game.
Multi-Cultural Tea at St. Ursula
EAST WALNUT HILLS - St. Ursula Academy will host a Multi-Cultural Afternoon Tea 3-5 p.m. Sunday for prospective students with African-American and other cultural backgrounds.
St. Henry H.S. to raffle $4,000
ERLANGER - St. Henry District High School will host a Night at the Races/Reverse Raffle Oct. 17 in the school cafeteria, 755 Scheben Drive.
Tickets, $100, include dinner, drinks and prizes for two. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The grand prize is $4,000.
An early bird drawing for a chance to win a $500 credit for the 2004-05 school year will be held for the first 100 paid reservations.
Reservations: (859) 283-0260.
150 colleges to attend fair
INDIAN HILL - Cincinnati Country Day School will host the third annual Suburban Cincinnati College Fair 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the school, 6905 Given Road.
More than 150 colleges will be represented to answer questions on college admission, financial aid, majors and scholarships. Information: 561-7298 or www.countryday.net
Steinbeck book to be read at Seton
PRICE HILL - Seton High School will mark Banned Book Week with a continuous reading of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men that begins at 8 a.m. Friday in the School's Library.
Tom Kellerman's junior advanced placement English class sponsors the reading.
Candidates to talk at Seven Hills
MADISONVILLE - Seven Hills Upper School will host Cincinnati City Council candidates John Cranley, Laketa Cole, Leslie Ghiz, David Pepper and Jim Tarbell at 9:50 a.m. Thursday at an assembly at the school. The candidates will speak for 2-3 minutes each before answering student questions.
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