Sunday, November 30, 2003

Classroom briefs

Finneytown kids join CCM holiday chorus

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP - The Finneytown High School Chorus as been invited to perform Saturday in the Feast of Carols at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

The event begins at 5 p.m. in Corbett Auditorium.

Tickets for Feast of Carols are $10, $5 for students and children.

Information: 556-4183 or

Amelia High School preps for college tests

AMELIA - Tuesday will be a day of celebrations and preparations at Amelia High School as students and staff focus on the importance of academics.

From 1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m., students will participate in a "Prep Rally" in the gymnasium. Students who achieved perfect attendance and 3.5 or 4.0 grade point averages will be honored.

The following day, freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be taking the PLAN, Explore or ACT tests.

Kings High School to spend day with kids

DEERFIELD TWP. - Members of the Kings High School Winter Guard will offer a children's day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in the J.F. Burns Elementary multipurpose room, 8471 Columbia Road.

Children ages 3-10 are eligible to attend the day of activities, games and crafts run by the students with adult supervision. Cost is $4 per child per hour, with discounted hourly rates for families with more than one child.

Children must bring a bag lunch.

Proceeds benefit the KHS Winter Guard, which will compete in the Winter Guard International Championships in San Diego in April.

To reserve your child's spot: 683-6347 or 677-1757.

Alexandria Elementary students explore arts

ALEXANDRIA - A show of artwork by Alexandria Elementary School fourth-graders will open 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Scribbles Cafe & Bookstore, 18 E. Main St.

The items on display made it through an evaluation by a professional jury. The public is invited to attend. Artwork will be for sale, and the school's fourth-grade chorus will perform.

Information: (859) 635-9113, ext. 502.

Badin senior plans to run NKU cross-country

HAMILTON - A Stephen T. Badin High School senior has signed a letter of intent to run cross-country for Northern Kentucky University.

Julianne Hoekzema of Fairfield was All-Ohio in cross-country this season after placing 25th in the Division II state meet. It was one of three trips she made to state during her BHS cross-country career.

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