Thursday, January 8, 2004

In the schools

Learn all about W. Clermont levy

UNION TOWNSHIP - Levy information meetings will be hosted by the West Clermont Local School District at three schools:

• 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at Willowville Elementary, 4529 Schoolhouse Road, Batavia.

• 10 a.m. Jan. 31 at Glen Este High School, 4342 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, Union Township.

• 1 p.m. Feb. 8 at Amelia High School, 1351 Clough Pike, Batavia Township.

The district has a 7.9 mill levy on the March 2 ballot.

Elmendorf named Amelia principal

BATAVIA TWP. - Pieter Elmendorf has been appointed principal of Amelia High School.

Elmendorf, assistant principal for the past 18 months, replaces Mark Peters, who resigned because of illness. Elmendorf had assumed leadership duties in Peters' absence.

Details of Elmendorf's contract have not been finalized.

Input invited for Finneytown search

FINNEYTOWN - The Ohio School Boards Association is hosting a meeting Jan. 15 for Finneytown residents concerning the search for a new superintendent.

The meeting will be 6:30 p.m. in the high school media center, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace.

The OSBA will ask residents to discuss qualities they'd like to see in a new leader of the 1,800-student district.

Superintendent Sam Martin is retiring July 31.

Meet members of Princeton board

SHARONVILLE - Princeton City School District will host a reception for the public to meet the five members of the Board of Education on Monday. The reception will be 6:30-7 p.m. in the Princeton High School cafeteria, 11080 Chester Road.

This is the first opportunity for the public to meet Sandy Leach, who was elected to the school board in November.

Leach and incumbents George Keyser and Gary Bryson, re-elected in November, are to be sworn into office at the board meeting, which begins 7:30 p.m. in the school library.

Other members of the Princeton board are Jenny Pansing and Mark Lemen.

Christian Center Academy open

UNION TWP. - Christian Center Academy will hold an open house 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 717 Barg Salt Run Road.

Visitors can tour the school, meet instructors and review curriculum.

The school offers classes for grades preschool through 12.

Information: 528-7123.

Oak Hills' Brenneman on national board

COLUMBUS - Patti Brenneman, Superintendent of Oak Hills Local School District, has been elected to a three-year term on the governing board of the American Association of School Administrators, the professional organization for more than 14,000 public school system leaders across America.

Northwest pupils' art shown at mall

COLERAIN TWP. - Artwork from students in all grades in the Northwest Schools is on display through Sunday at Northgate Mall. Ribbons have been awarded for the best pieces in the PTA-sponsored show.

The ribbons are on display in the food court.

Karen Andrew

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