By Sue Kiesewetter
GLENDALE - Princeton City School District has received 30 applications for the superintendent's job, and will begin interviewing candidates next month.
The search began in February after Superintendent Don Darby announced he'll retire in July.
Author and illustrator Christopher Canyon talks to Springmyer Elementary fifth graders about shapes, symbols and how they can communicate messages without words.
(Michael E. Keating photo)
"The board of education is extremely pleased with the high quality of the 30 candidates that the board will be reviewing over the next several days," said Board President Gary Bryson.
Applicants are from Ohio, Wisconsin, Indiana, Maryland, Kentucky, Vermont, Minnesota and Missouri. The board is scheduled to interview six to eight of the applicants May 3-5.The board hopes to name the new superintendent by the end of May.
Northeastern seeks new Hall of Famers
STONELICK TWP. - Clermont Northeastern High School's Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for its Sports Hall of Fame through April 30.
Those eligible include former athletes and coaches. Nominators should include the nominee's year of graduation, sports played, accomplishments and the nominee's phone number and/or address.
Send nominations to Clermont Northeastern High School, Sports Hall of Fame, 5327 Hutchinson Road, Batavia, OH 45103.
Oak Hills presents literary festival
GREEN TWP. - The community is invited to experience literature firsthand Saturday when Oak Hills High School hosts its Interactive Literary Festival, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Dent, 6384 Harrison Ave.
Costumed students will be in character and participating in re-enactments of modern and classical literature.
Also, the Ohio Celtic Group will re-enact a mini Renaissance village, including music, dance, food, medieval games and stage combat. The event will feature a Quidditch match inspired by the popular Harry Potter books.
Children's health fair to be in Sharonville
SHARONVILLE - The 11th annual Children's Health Fair "Giant Steps to a Healthier You" runs 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road.
More than 600 third-grade students from Princeton City Schools will participate in more than 25 hands-on learning centers geared to personal safety and health issues. Information: 563-1722.
Kings Jr. High teacher honored
DEERFIELD TWP. - A Kings Junior High School teacher today will receive an Angel Educator Award at Mount Notre Dame High School. Five former students now attending Mount Notre Dame nominated Spanish teacher Aaron Bunker for the award.
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