LEBANON - Lebanon Schools will start classes later this fall and will have a shorter spring break in 2005 to allow more time to move into the new high school and Bowman Elementary.
Classes for 2004-05 will begin Sept. 8 for grades 7-12. Grades 1-6 start Sept. 10. Kindergarten has the latest start date, Sept. 13.
Winter break will be Dec. 23-Jan. 3. Next spring students will be off March 25-28. The last day is June 9, 2005.
A more typical calendar will go back into effect for the 2005-06 school year.
School nurse to attend summer training
DEERFIELD TWP. - Kings Junior High School nurse Cheri Hunkemoeller will spend part of her summer at Rutgers University participating in the Johnson & Johnson School Nurse Fellowship Program, which focuses on strategies to prevent drug and alcohol abuse by students.
Hunkemoeller is one of 30 school nurses nationwide chosen for the all-expense-paid program at the New Jersey university.
Nurses who complete the program will continue to receive updates on related topics and are eligible for grants to help implement strategies.
'Hello Dolly' on stage at Fairfield High
FAIRFIELD - Hello Dolly will be staged today through Sunday by the drama and music departments at Fairfield Senior High School, 8800 Holden Blvd.
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the performing arts center.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students or senior citizens. Call 942-2999, ext. 202, for tickets or information.
Two Ross teachers win association awards
ROSS TWP. - Two teachers in Ross Local Schools are being recognized by professional groups.
The Cincinnati Chapter of the American Chemical Society has named Karen Conrad as Middle School Science Teacher of the Year. She will be honored April 22 at the group's meeting at Northern Kentucky University.
Ross High School English teacher Lisa Hodits has been named Technology Teacher of the Year by the Southwest Ohio Instructional Technology Association. The award will be given in Dayton on April 15.
'Wizard of Oz' shows through Sunday
MONROE - The Wizard of Oz will be performed Friday through Sunday at Lemon-Monroe Junior/Senior High School, 101 W. Elm St.
Performances are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. A matinee is 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5, $3 for students and senior citizens; free to children 5 and younger.
The show features a cast of about 120 students. Information/tickets: 539-8471.
Spring carnival at East Elementary
FAIRFIELD TWP. - East Elementary School will hold its annual spring carnival 5-8:30 p.m. Friday at the school, 6711 Morris Road.
Advance tickets can be purchased at school today and Friday at a cost of 12 tickets for $2.50 or 25 cents each. Pizza and pop will be sold.
E-mail items to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 755-4150.
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