Wednesday, October 25, 2000

In the schools

Forums to discuss school levy issues

        MIDDLETOWN — Two forums will be held to answer questions about the 4.2-mill combination levy the Middletown Board of Education has put on the Nov. 7 ballot.

        Both forums will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. The first is today at Verity Middle School and the second is Monday at Middletown High School.

        The levy includes a 2.2 mill bond issue and a 2-mill permanent improvement levy. Proceeds would provide $30 million for long-term improvements in Middletown's 17 schools and $25 million over 10 years to maintain them.

Health workshop

        Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati will present its 14th annual School Health Workshop from 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Nov. 3 at Kingsgate Conference Center, 151 Goodman Drive, at the University of Cincinnati.

        The workshop is intended to help school health care professionals and educators manage common health concerns of the school age and adolescent child.

        Cost is $50. Registration deadline is today.Information: 636-7606.

First grade games
        DELHI TOWNSHIP — First graders at Delshire Elementary School all won gold medals at a special overnight Olympics organized by teachers.

        Students participated in a sleep-over and their version of the Olympics — the limbo, relay races and ball toss. The lessons learned were friendship, fair play and sportsmanship.

Helping homeless

        GREENHILLS — Northwest High School 11th graders in the homerooms of Faith Bennett and Debbie Humbert are helping feed the homeless through a program at Our Lady of the Rosary in Greenhills.

        They earned the money to buy the food, helped with dinner, cleaned up, played with the children, and helped with homework.

Treasurer chosen

        FAIRFIELD — Payroll Supervisor Nancy Weisberg Lane was named interim treasurer of the Fairfield Schools during a special board meeting Tuesday.

        She succeeds Stephen Maag, who is becoming treasurer of the Beavercreek Schools. Mrs. Lane filled in as treasurer for four months in 1999 after then-treasurer James Rowan left Fairfield to return to the Talawanda Schools.
—Sue Kiesewetter, Robin Buchanan

       To submit a school note: Fax: 768-8340. Phone: 768-8600.


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