Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Area schools ready for enrollment


In the schools

By Sue Kiesewetter
Enquirer contributor

Greater Cincinnati schools are accepting applications and sponsoring open houses next week, including:

• College Hill: St. Clare School is accepting applications for the 2004-05 school year in grades K-8. A kindergarten open house is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 9. Information: 541-5751 or www.saintclareparish.org.

• Mount Healthy: Trinity Co-Op Nursery School, 1553 Kinney Ave., open house for its 2-year-old program 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday. The class meets one day per week for 21/2 hours. Information: 522-3026.

• Riverside: St. Vincent de Paul School, 4036 River Road, 1-2 p.m. Sunday. Instruction is offered to students in grades K-8.

• Sayler Park: Sayler Park Montessori School, 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the school in the Sayler Park Community Center, 6720 Home City Ave.

The school offers instruction to children ages 3-6. Information: 941-0102 or (859) 344-9331.

• Westwood: Grace Christian Academy, 3628 Boudinot Ave., is accepting enrollment in grades preschool-8. An open house is set for 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday at the school. Information: 661-8467.

Archibishop Moeller hosts antique show

SYCAMORE TWP. - Archbishop Moeller High School Band Boosters is sponsoring its semi-annual antique show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the high school, 9001 Montgomery Road.

Admission is $3 per person, free for children under 12. Proceeds benefit the Moeller Band program, including students from Mount Notre Dame High School and Ursuline Academy.

Cincinnati Hills gears up for Arts Festival

SYMMES TWP. - Nearly 1,400 Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy students in grades K-12 will perform at Saturday's Arts Festival.

The festival will run 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the high school, 11525 Snider Road. Food will be available all day.

Information: 247-0900, ext. 201, or www.chca-oh.org/artbeat.php.

St. John the Baptist plans a Music Day

COLERAIN TWP. - In conjunction with "Music in our Schools Month," St. John the Baptist School, 5375 Dry Ridge Road, will host a Music Day Monday.

Students will listen and learn about the many different genres of music.

Feature acts for the day include Julie Spangler, a concert pianist from the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, and Rapunzel, presented by the Cincinnati Opera Outreach.

Information: 385-7970.

Cincinnati Christian teacher to get award

FAIRFIELD TWP. - Cincinnati Christian Schools teacher Gary Rice will be honored as an Outstanding High School Teacher during an awards banquet Wednesday as part of the Miami University School of Engineering and Applied Science awards banquet.

Rice was nominated for the award by Adam Tarter, a former student who is now attending Miami University.

Notre Dame Academy honors its alumnae

PARK HILLS - Three Notre Dame Academy alumnae will be honored at the school's third annual "Women Making a Difference" luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.

The 2004 honorees are Sister Mary Laurence Budde SND (Class of '47), Patricia M. Summe ('71) and Sally McGinnis Monahan ('71).

Sister Jean Marie Hoffman SND, Director of the Diocesan Catholic Children's Home in Fort Mitchell and a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, will be this year's honorary chairperson.

Advance reservations are required and may be made by calling (859) 261-4300. Tickets are $35 per person with corporate sponsorships available.

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