Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Finneytown district levy to be topic of meeting


In The Schools

The Enquirer

FINNEYTOWN - Finneytown Local School District will hold its last levy informational meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Secondary Campus Media Center,8916 Fontainebleau Terrace.

The Nov. 2 operating levy vote will be discussed.

Positions are still available with the Levy Campaign Committee. Interested persons may e-mail Cindy Rebman at mrebman@cinci.rr.com.

Montessori program accepting applications

KENNEDY HEIGHTS - The Kennedy Heights Montessori Center - a private parent cooperative for preschool and kindergarten - is accepting applications for the 2004-05 school year. The school maintains a diverse population of students that reflects the economic and racial diversity of the neighborhoods it has served for 35 years, including Kennedy Heights, Pleasant Ridge, Amberley Village, Silverton, Oakley, Madeira and Madisonville.

Located at 6065 Red Bank Road in the Woodford Paideia Elementary School, Kennedy Heights Montessori Center offers half-day Montessori classes Monday through Friday from 8:30-11 a.m. or from 12:15-2:45 p.m. Full-day child care is available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information or to apply, call Joni Linchor Tracy Lundy at 631-8135or e-mail jonil@cinci.rr.com.

Arts endowment sponsors teachers event in Hamilton

COLUMBUS - The National Endowment for the Arts has selected Ohio as the key state partner in a national school leadership initiative.

In partnership with the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Department of Education, the NEA will sponsor a Summer Institute for School Leaders Aug. 16-18 at Hamilton's Fitton Center for Creative Arts.

Cincinnati Public, Hamilton and Lakota schools are among 13 districts and two educational service centers that will send teams of educators to the institute.

Oak Hills High School invites soccer alumni back

DELHI TOWNSHP - The 2004 Oak Hills High School men's soccer alumni game is 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Oak Hills soccer stadium, 6345 Rapid Run Road in Delhi Township.

Interested alumni can e-mail Coach Chuck Ausman at crausman@fuse.net or call at 574-7732. Players should wear white jerseys. All soccer alumni, families and friends are invited.

Mayerson Academy receives $20,000 grant

The Mayerson Academy has been given a $20,000 grant from the Stillson Foundation.

The grant, awarded to the academy through Fifth Third Bank, supports the "Pathways to Instructional Improvement through Teacher Evaluation" program.

Country Day School hosts open house this week

INDIAN HILL - Cincinnati Country Day School, a private, independent college preparatory school, is holding an open house at 9 a.m. Wednesday for parents of children from 18 months through high school at the school, 6905 Given Road.

The event is open to the public, and prospective families will have the opportunity to meet the new head of school, Robert Macrae, as well as other faculty and staff.

Information: Admission office at 979-0220 or www.countryday.net.

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Karen Andrew and Sue Kiesewetter

E-mail Clermont County and Hamilton County school news to ckranz@enquirer.com; Cincinnati Public and charter school news to jmrozowski@enquirer.com.




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