LEBANON - Second-graders in Roberta Humphries' classroom now have a special flag in their Lebanon Christian School classroom.
The flag once flew over Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. It was sent to the students as a thank you for letters sent to U.S. soldiers at the Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan, an Asian country west of China.
Admissions test for Covington Latin slated
COVINGTON - Students who would like to be considered for admission to Covington Latin School next year can take the entrance exam at 9 a.m. Saturday at the school, 21 E. 11th St. The cost is $50.
Students must achieve a score of 83 or higher to be considered for admittance. Those scoring 98 or higher will be eligible for a scholarship. Information: (859) 291-7044.
Scholarship/placement test for Purcell Marian
EAST WALNUT HILLS - Purcell Marian High School will offer its eighth grade scholarship/placement test at 8 a.m. Saturday at the school, 2935 Hackberry St. Lunch follows at 11:30. Call 487-3133 to register for the test or for information.
Mount Notre Dame to stage 'Fiddler on Roof'
READING - The musical Fiddler on the Roof will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Mount Notre Dame High School, 711 E. Columbia Road. A 2 p.m. matinee is also scheduled for Saturday. Call 821-3044, extension 7469, for tickets.
Roger Bacon students accepting donations
ST. BERNARD - Students at Roger Bacon High School are collecting food, clothes, toys, games and other items for the annual Adopt A Family program. Items may be brought to the school, 4320 Vine St.
Students and staff will deliver collected goods on Dec. 16 to one of four charities: George Food Pantry, North Fairmount Methodist Church, Mother of Christ Catholic Church and St. Vincent DePaul. Information: 641-1300.
Holiday concerts and plays scheduled
Holiday productions are in the air at area schools:
Miami Valley Christian Academy in Newtown will present A Christmas Carol at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The musical will be performed at Faith Christian Fellowship Church, 6800 School St. There is no admission charge.
La Salle High School's Winter Pops Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the school, 3091 North Bend Road, Green Township. It features vocalists and instrumentalists. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for students.
La Salle's Chorale and Vocal Ensemble will join with McAuley High School's choral groups to present the Harmony Showcase Concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at McAuley High School, 6000 Oakwood Ave.
McAuley High School presents A Magical Christmas at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday in the auditorium, 6000 Oakwood Ave., College Hill.
It features the school's chorus, orchestra and vocal ensemble. Tickets can be purchased at the door: $3 for adults and $2.50 for students. Alumni will be asked to join the group in their final song, "Let There Be Peace on Earth."
Murder mystery staged this weekend
MADISONVILLE - The Authentic People's Pleasure Company of Seven Hills Upper School will present Murder Among the Bougainvilleas at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the school, 5400 Red Bank Road. A $6 donation for adults and $5 donation for students is requested. Information or tickets: 272-5360.
E-mail items to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 755-4150.
Bronson: Ashcroft has to protect us from smut
Hunt-Jasper: Inside Ohio's capital
Howard: Good things happening
Tasers could arrive next week
Arrest video spurs policy squabble
Challenges abound for GOP's Fletcher
Congress approves first national anti-spam legislation
Adjuncts from UC to rally
Newport: Aquarium project moves along swimmingly
Florence in pursuit of assets remaining after Epling's death
Convicted priest seeks early out from prison
11-year-old sways council on recycling
Man killed in one-vehicle crash near West Union
Around the Tristate
Public safety notebook
From the state capitals
Vaccine runs short as flu season begins
Flu complications surprise doctors
Some questions and answers about flu
'Savings accounts' could soon affect local health care
Grants awarded for cleanup
Hamilton puts levy on ballot
Miami U. ash tree survives hardship
Neighborhood news briefs
Edgewood to ask for 6.9-mill levy
St. Mary students connect with 95 years of history
Lakota students discuss Jones case
Rev. Zugelter served decades at St. Louis
ENQUIRER'S WISH LIST
Students want 100 baskets for seniors