Tuesday, December 9, 2003

Classroom briefs


Troops send flag to local second-graders

Cincinnati Enquirer

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.

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