Thursday, October 7, 2004

Princeton wins honors for its video projects


In The Schools

The Enquirer

GLENDALE - Princeton High School Instructional Television Network was recognized for the fifth straight year for outstanding staff and student video productions by the Philo T. Farnsworth Video Awards.

The 2003-04 TV I and II classes won in the School Newscast category for "Princeton Newsweek," and the Princeton network was recognized as a second-place finalist in the Educational Compilation category.

The Farnsworth Awards are sponsored by the Alliance for Community Media, a nonprofit organization that recognizes and promotes community programming and access channels across the country.

Pets to be blessed at St. Ursula Villa

COLUMBIA TUSCULUM - In celebration of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Ursula Villa third graders and their parents will participate in a pet blessing today.

The Rev. Don Nastold will bless the family pets at 9 a.m.

Cincinnati Mounted Police will bring several horses to be blessed.

La Salle High prayer breakfast on Sunday

GREEN TWP. - La Salle High School, 3091 North Bend Road, holds its 12th annual Father/Son Mass and Breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday in the school gymnasium.

Cost is $12 per person for a morning of prayer and sharing.

For information and reservations, call the La Salle Development Office at (513) 741-2687.

Parents' support group will meet for first time

AVONDALE - Cincinnati Parents for Public Schools is sponsoring Parent Support Groups for parents, caregivers, educators, students and other concerned citizens who want to help children do better in school.

The first meeting will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at South Avondale School, 636 Prospect Place. Thereafter, the groups will meet every second Tuesday of the month.

Parents can hear guest speakers and network with other adults.

School-age children will participate in activities to build their confidence and help improve their performance in school. Child care is available for younger children.

Information: (513) 751-5437.

Deer Park High homecoming Oct. 14

DEER PARK - Homecoming at Deer Park High School, 8351 Plainfield Road, begins 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 with the traditional homecoming parade.

The community rally bonfire will follow.

The bonfire and related activities will be held on the practice field behind the high school.

The homecoming game against Wyoming will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, with a dance on Oct. 16.

Information: (513) 891-0010.

Lunch Sunday benefits St. Ursula Ensemble

EAST WALNUT HILLS - Those who eat at the Bonefish Grill, 2737 Madison Road, on Sunday will benefit the St. Ursula Academy Voice Ensemble.

From noon to 2 p.m., anyone who makes a $20 donation at the door will be served a complimentary lunch.

Proceeds will be used to defray the 12-member ensemble's cost for their third invitational performance Nov. 28 at Carnegie Hall.---

Karen Andrew, Sue Kiesewetter

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