Thursday, October 14, 2004

Northwest Local Schools loses board president

In the schools

GROESBECK - Northwest Local School District Board President Rick Stewart has announced that he will resign from the board.

Stewart, a board member since the 1992-93 school year, has taken a job out of state. His resignation takes effect Nov. 4.

The board will fill the vacancy at its Nov. 15 meeting. The new member will serve until Jan. 1, 2006.

All applicants must submit a letter of interest, application and resume by noon Oct. 25. Applications can be picked up from the superintendent's office at 3240 Banning Road.

An information session for interested individuals will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the school district offices. For more information, contact Jim Lay, board vice president, (513) 923-1000.

Clough Pike holds its fall festival

UNION TWP. - Clough Pike Elementary PTO hosts its fall festival Saturday. .

The event, which is open to the public, will be 3-8 p.m. at the school, 808 Clough Pike, Union Township, Clermont County.

The festival has rides, games for the whole family and food.

Anderson to be scene of annual band expo

ANDERSON TWP. - The Forest Hills Instrumental Music Association will host its annual Band Expo at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 23 at Anderson High School's Brown Stadium, 7560 Forest Road.

Anderson and Turpin high schools and Nagel Middle School will join more than 13 other area high school bands for the daylong band festival and competition.

Bands that receive a superior rating will perform at the Ohio Music Educators Association's state finals in Columbus and Dayton at the end of October and beginning of November. Both the Turpin and Anderson bands already have qualified for state competition.

The College of Mount St. Joseph Lions Roaring Marching Band will make a guest appearance.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.

Information: Toby Biederman at (513) 232-2772, ext. 3206.

'Lost in Yonkers' found in Finneytown

FINNEYTOWN - The Finneytown High School Drama Department presents Neil Simon's Lost In Yonkers this week at the William R. Swartzel Performing Arts Center, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace.

The play, to be presented at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, opens the performing arts season of Thespian Troupe 2700.

Tickets are $5-6 and may be purchased at the door.

Dater, Walnut Hills schedule entry test

The entrance examination for Dater and Walnut Hills high schools' special college preparatory program for students in Grades 6-11 will take place Saturday at Dater High School, 2146 Ferguson Road.

All students living in the Cincinnati Public School District are eligible, regardless of the school they attend. Students who pass the exam are eligible to enroll in Dater and Walnut Hills in Grades 7-12 for the 2005-06 school year.

To schedule an appointment, call the CPS Test Administration Office at (513) 363-0186.

Karen Andrew

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