Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Amelia High's Quiz Team wins conference crown

In the schools

AMELIA - Amelia High School's Academic Quiz Team has set its sights on regional competition April 24 at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth after winning the Fort Ancient Valley Conference championship last week.

The Barons, led by senior captain Peter Whitford, earned the title Feb. 25 for a second straight year, beating teams from Anderson, Glen Este, Harrison, Loveland, Mason, Walnut Hills and Winton Woods high schools.

Other varsity members on Amelia's team are seniors Brandon Bowman, Casey Fraites, Kevin McDonald, Christ Stobart, Ginger Turner, Karen Wheeler and sophomore Paul Harold.

Harold was selected as FAVC "Player of the Year.'' Amelia history teacher Tom Wilson was selected as FAVC "Coach of the Year.''

Mason High School to hold euchre benefit for after-prom

MASON - A March 13 Euchre Tournament will benefit the Mason High School After Prom Committee. Doors open for the fifth annual tournament at 7 p.m., with play beginning at 7:30 at the high school commons, 6100 S. Mason-Montgomery Road. Cost is $12.50. Reservations are required and must be paid in advance. No walk-ins. Reservation deadline is Tuesday. Information/reservations: 459-9737.

Elmwood Place Elementary kindergarten teacher certified

ELMWOOD PLACE - Kindergarten teacher Karen Schoeny has received National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

The highest certification available was given to the Elmwood Place Elementary School teacher after a yearlong application process that included a portfolio. She has taught 12 years in the St. Bernard-Elmwood Place Schools.

Glendale Elementary School plans student talent show

GLENDALE - The annual Student Talent Show will be performed twice Thursday at Glendale Elementary School, 930 Congress Ave.

The first show, for students and staff, begins at 1:30 p.m. A second performance for the community is set for 6:30 p.m. Both will be in the gymnasium.

Information: 771-8300.

Fairfield High teacher to sing national anthem at tournament

FAIRFIELD - Veteran Fairfield Senior High School English teacher Dianne Robinson made her 10th singing appearance last weekend at the finals for the Ohio High School Wrestling Tournament in Columbus.

Robinson, who has taught 32 years, will sing the national anthem at Columbus' Schottenstein Center.

Princeton Schools schedule annual orchestra concert

SHARONVILLE - The annual Princeton Schools' District Orchestra concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 11080 Chester Road. Students in grades 5-12 will perform. There is no admission charge. Information: 552-8200.

Mulberry Elementary School hosts computer beginner course

MILFORD - The four-week course, Microsoft Office for Beginners, will be taught on Wednesdays, from 7-8:30 p.m., beginning March 10 at the Mulberry Elementary School computer lab, 5950 Buckwheat Road. The cost is $75. Call 576-2231 to register.

Mount Healthy High to present comedy 'Unclaimed Treasurer'

MOUNT HEALTHY - The romantic comedy Unclaimed Treasurer will be presented 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the high school, 2046 Adams Road. Tickets are $3 at the door.

- Sue Kiesewetter

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