Monday, February 2, 2004

Meetings to detail Madeira bond issue


In the schools

By Sue Kiesewetter
Enquirer contributor

MADEIRA - Residents for Madeira Schools have scheduled three community meetings to discuss the bond issue to build and improve schools. The one-hour meetings are:

• 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church, 7630 Shawnee Run Road.

• 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 8221 Miami Ave., Room 201.

• 10 a.m. Feb. 14, Sellman School cafeteria, 6612 Miami Ave.

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As his classmates look on, Brady Gallacchio launches his paper airplane as part of a lesson on lift in Linda Noll's sixth grade science class at Tichenor Middle School.
(Patrick Reddy photo)
Voters will be asked to approve a 6.87-mill bond issue on the March 2 ballot. The $28 million project would replace Dumont Primary and Sellman Middle schools and expand the high school. The owner of a $100,000 home would pay an additional $240.Information: 891-3767.

Teacher interviews scheduled in Lebanon

LEBANON - Individuals who are interested in teaching in the Lebanon Schools next fall are invited to schedule an appointment during one of two "Opportunity Nights," Feb. 11 and March 8, at the high school.

Screening interviews will be 6-8 p.m. each night with candidates. Last year more than 200 participated and several were hired for teaching positions this year. To schedule an interview, call Joyce at 934-5770.

Preschool accepting new registrations

FOREST PARK - Forest Chapel Preschool is accepting registrations for the 2004-05 school year 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today for alumni, siblings and church members.

An open house and registration for new students will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the school, 680 W. Sharon Road. The school offers half-day programs for children 3-5 years old.

Forum to outline test preparations

SHARONVILLE - Sharonville Elementary School, 11150 Maple St., is hosting a forum on "Helping Your Child Prepare for Proficiency and Achievement Tests" 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school cafeteria.

The guest speaker is Michael White, director of testing and research for Princeton City Schools. White will give an overview of the different tests in the district, what they tell parents and how the results are used.

For information, call 771-8560.

Rapid Run students hear about elections

DELHI TOWNSHIP - Eighth-graders at Rapid Run Middle School got first-hand knowledge about government and citizenship with a recent visit from Delhi Township Trustee Al Duebber.

He shared his experiences as a candidate for trustee, his election campaign, why he ran for office and his responsibilities as a trustee. He emphasized the need for good character in a campaign, as well as the importance of voting in an election.

Sycamore honored on financial reporting

BLUE ASH - The Association of School Business Officials has awarded a certificate of excellence in financial reporting to Sycamore Community Schools.

The national awards program acknowledges school systems that achieve a high standard of financial reporting. Residents can call 791-4848 to get a copy of the 2003 financial report.

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