Friday, September 22, 2000

In the Schools

National College Fair is Sunday

        Students and parents are invited to the Cincinnati National College Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Cincinnati Convention Center.

        The free event is sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling. More than 200 college representatives will be available to talk with students and parents about admission requirements, financial aid, campus life and many other aspects of college.


Purcell Mass, cookout

        Purcell Marian High School Boosters, 2935 Hackberry St. in East Walnut Hills, is sponsoring an Alumni/Parent Mass and Cookout after the 2 p.m. homecoming game Saturday, in the Purcell Marian High School cafeteria.

        Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

        Information: 487-3122.

Finneytown info night

        FINNEYTOWN The Finneytown School District hosts a senior-parent information night at 7 p.m. Monday at the high school media center, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace. Counselor Lea Browne will highlight senior-year activities, including college visits and the college application process.

        Junior-parent information night will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the media center. Junior-year activities begin with the PSAT test Oct. 17.

New charter school

        The Lighthouse Community School hosted an open house Sept. 13 at the Madisonville YMCA.

        The school is a public charter school sponsored by the Cincinnati Public School District, designed for children who are best served in small, highlystructured classrooms. It is on the second floor of the Y.

        About 30 students in sixth through 10th grades started classes when Lighthouse Community School opened Aug. 21.

        Lighthouse is one of three new charter schools sponsored by Cincinnati Public Schools.

Graduate fair at XU

        The Fourth Annual Graduate Programs Fair will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Cintas Center at Xavier University.

        Parking is in the Cohen Center lot off Herald Avenue. The free fair, sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities, includes information for all graduate programs at 11 participating colleges and universities in the area.

        To register, call (859) 572-6364 or e-mail

       Fax: 768-8340. Phone: 768-8600.


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