Thursday, December 18, 2003

Kids collect $200 for veterans


In the schools

COVINGTON - Third-graders at John G. Carlisle Elementary have collected enough pennies to donate $200 to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Instructional assistant Darlene Osbourn also helped the students make greeting cards for John Budd, a board member of the Kentucky/Indiana chapter. Budd is a paralyzed veteran who visited the children to talk about his experiences and receive the surprise donation.

Conner High's coach Stellman honored

HEBRON - Tom Stellman, history teacher and athletic director at Conner High School, is the Boone County School Board's "break the mold" award winner for January.

Stellman, as head football coach, led the Cougars to a 10-0 record this year.

Covington High says thanks to TANK

COVINGTON - Covington High School students recently prepared and served special breakfasts to about 100 employees of the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky to thank the agency for its support.

Thirteen students in Sandy Norvell's culinary arts class at the Chapman Career and Technical Center prepared omelets, nut bread and beverages. TANK is the school's business partner.

Campbell County sets next year's calendar

ALEXANDRIA - Campbell County students will return to school next year on Aug. 4, the school board has decided. The rest of the calendar is as follows:

Fall break, Oct. 4-15, with Oct. 11-15 set aside for students who need extra tutoring; Christmas break, Dec. 23-Jan. 3; spring break, March 14-25, with March 21-25 for students who need extra tutoring; last day of school, May 31, 2005.

Twenhofel's extras win recognition

TAYLOR MILL - Twenhofel Middle School's Youth Service Center has received the statewide Harry J. Cowherd Award for excellence.

Under the direction of Jessica Hogan, who has since resigned, the center has provided students with a Summer Enrichment Academy, a mentoring program in conjunction with Big Brothers and Big Sisters, a Motivational Monday support group, a "Caught Being Good" character program, parenting programs, community assemblies and a Most Improved student program.

Alexandria pupils to perform at mall

ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria Elementary School Chorus will perform 10 a.m. Friday at Florence Mall.

Highlands High band selling Christmas trees

FORT THOMAS - Waiting until the last minute to put up your Christmas tree? The Highlands High School band is still selling them 6-9 p.m. Friday and noon-6 p.m. Saturday in front of the auditorium, 2400 Memorial Parkway in Fort Thomas.

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