Thursday, October 12, 2000

In the schools

Principal to meet parents in Mason

        Mason Middle and Mason Intermediate School PTOs will sponsor a “Meet Your Principal for Coffee” for Mason Middle School parents today at 7 p.m. in the Mason Middle School Kiva.

        Middle School Principal Tonya McCall will meet with parents in an informal setting to answer general questions. RSVP to Lisa Vogel at 459-0826, Ext. 1968.

Teacher honored

        Darby Atchison, an English teacher at Kings High School, recently was honored by the Kings Local Board of Education for the work she has done for the school's literary magazine, Montage.

        “The students' poems and stories are exceptional, as well as the artwork,” said David Query, superintendent of Kings Local Schools.

        More than 100 students participate.

Eat out to help

        Kings High School's cheerleading squads are hoping families will take time to eat at a restaurant and earn them some money in the process.

        People are asked to cut out this article, and then visit Fuddruckers restaurant by Friday at 9996 Escort Lane near Interstate 71. The restaurant has pledged 20 percent of all purchases will be donated to the Kings High School cheerleaders.

Workshops offered

        Personal and career development workshops are being offered by the Warren County Career Center's adult education department. Those who are unemployed or underemployed may be eligible to take classes free.

        The next workshops are Raising Self Esteem on Oct. 24, Assertiveness Training on Oct. 31, Developing a Positive Attitude on Nov. 7, Giving and Receiving Criticism on Nov. 14 and the Art of Resolving Conflicts Parts 1 and 2 on Nov. 21 and 28. Each is a three-hour class held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at WCCC.

        Individuals and companies may take any or all of the 21 workshops offered, priced at $45 each, including books and materials. After six classes, the seventh class is free. Companies may send individuals or groups to these sessions, or classes can be customized and taught either on site or at WCCC.

        To register, or for more information, call Lora Murphy at 932-8145, Ext. 5275.

Walkers to raise cash for supplies

        PRICE HILL — Students and staff from Carson Montessori School, 4323 Glenway Ave., will hold a walk-a-thon Oct. 20 to raise money to buy classroom supplies.

        Preschoolers through sixth-graders are collecting pledges and will walk through the neighborhood, with routes of different lengths for different ages.

        To pledge: 244-5480.

Elderama Saturday

        Elderama 2000 will be held Saturday,at Elder's Memorial Fieldhouse, 3900 Vincent Ave.

        The theme is “Pleasures in Paradise.” The dinner auction is chaired by Rose and Greg Altenau and Mike and Nancy Baker.

        Admission is $70 per person and $135 for a couple.

        For reservations: 921-3744.

Club gets $500

        The Cincinnati Waldorf School's parent community has given $500 to the Winton Place Community Council for its Community Garden's Kids' Club.

Gridiron grub

        DEER PARK — Deer Park Community Schools athletic director Mike Morgan plans to feed the Deer Park High School and Indian Hill reserve and junior high football teams following their Saturday game.

        The hamburger/hot dog feast is an annual event, with a different visiting team invited each year. It is sponsored by the Deer Park Athletic Boosters.

Specialist hired

        Gwendolyn J. Cooke, a specialist in urban education, has been hired as director of schools by the Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education.

        Dr. Cooke was a director of the Urban and Rural Services Office at the National Association of Secondary School Principals in Washington, D.C.

        Dr. Cooke will work with the district's principals to support professional development and to enhance academic achievement.


Pilarczyk to visit abortion opponents
Teen, toddler die in house fire
Another lane of FWW to open
Grants sow change, hope
PULFER: A big idea
Race-hate signs put on roads in Amelia
Stadium bonds get county OK
Abuse plea entered
Audition at park may be big break
Children learning about work early
Levy suggested for parks
Council orders landfill shut down
Couple found dead in pool
Covington's school problems draw candidates
Event to benefit volunteer searchers
Ex-police officer held in break-in
Exploring nature's lab
Freedom Center to get $16M from U.S.
Hooters' harassment settlement reduced
Kentucky National Guard units changing places
Nader vows an end to two-party debates
Ohio's state taxes lighter, but payers burdened locally
Panel: Civility helped discourse
Police seek robber of Ky. savings bank
Repair costs vary across Newport
Two sides argue gun lawsuit
Victim's kindness cited in her killing
Wal-Mart hearing draws crowd
Waste-site process criticized by mayor
- In the schools
Tristate A.M. Report