Thursday, December 18, 2003

Boehner to host nominees

In the schools

WEST CHESTER TWP. - Congressman John Boehner, R-West Chester Township, will honor seven students from Ohio's 8th Congressional District at a reception Sunday. Each student has been recommended for appointment to a United States service academy.

Nominees are:

• Arthur Baldwin, Wyoming High School, West Point.

• Kevin Brady, Stephen T. Badin High School, Air Force Academy.

• Heather Kloft, Miami University/Talawanda High School, West Point.

• David Nicolas, Lakota West High School, Naval Academy.

• Benjamin Showman, Fairfield High School, West Point and Air Force Academy.

• Justin Sims, Lakota West High School, West Point.

• Andrew Thiel, Hamilton High School, West Point, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy.

Four Hamilton schools present holiday shows

HAMILTON - Hamilton schools will end the year today with free holiday concerts open to the public. The schedule:

• Garfield Middle School: 7:30 p.m., chorus from all three grades.

• Harrison Elementary: 6 p.m., pictures with Santa Claus followed by a 6:30 winter program with performances by a K-3 group and the sixth-grade chorus and strings groups.

• Jefferson Elementary: 1:30 p.m., An Old Fashioned Christmas, which combines music with dialogue, followed by a drill team performance.

• Van Buren Elementary: The Nutcracker will be presented 1:30 p.m. for students and at 6 p.m. for parents. Students have all roles.

Little Miami High's new T-shirts for sale

HAMILTON TWP. - Long-sleeved T-shirts featuring Little Miami High School's new roaring panther logo are available for $16 through Panther FX, the school's Junior Achievement group.

The shirts, which feature an Abercrombie faded style with the insignia, can be ordered by calling 899-3781, ext. 107.

Two leaders named to promote Fairfield levy

FAIRFIELD - Pam Elcick and Lisa O'Brien have agreed to co-chair an effort by Citizens for Fairfield Schools to pass a 6.9 mill operating levy the Fairfield Board of Education has on the March 2 ballot.

If approved, the levy would provide about $9.1 million annually to the school district's general fund. The levy faces opposition from Citizens for Accountability and Result in Education.

Mason High selling Afghan blankets

MASON - The Mason High School After Prom Committee is selling Comet Afghan blankets as a fund-raiser. The blankets, $35 each, can be ordered by calling 459-8210.

E-mail items to or fax to 755-4150.

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