Tuesday, May 15, 2001

School Notebook

Reading class begins June 25

Compiled by Sue Kiesewetter

        MIDDLETOWN — The Middletown City Schools will offer a free, five-week summer school program to first- through third-graders who are slightly behind in reading.

        Classes will run 8:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. weekdays, June 25 to July 27, at Roosevelt Elementary School. Transportation, breakfast and lunch will be provided.

        For information, contact Susan Combs at 423-0781.

Course completed

               TRENTON — Edgewood school board member Oscar Fruth recently completed the Ohio School Boards Association Board Leadership Academy.

        The six-session program is designed to help board members understand local issues and provides them with a broader understanding of state and national issues facing school boards.

Visitors invited

               MASON — The After Prom Committee invites the public to a sneak preview of the festivities that students will enjoy after the prom at Mason High School, 770 S. Mason- Montgomery Road.

        A group of parents and staff has transformed the school into a fantasy setting dubbed “Celebrations!” Visitors are asked to use the arena entrance from 9-10 30 p.m. Saturday and they will be able to view the decorations, activities, a casino and arcade area and more.

        To volunteer to help or donate items for the event, contact Diane Altherr at 398-8413.

Book fair open

               Scholastic Books Fairs comes to Harmony Community School, 7030 Reading Road, Bond Hill, this week.

        The fair, which is open to the public, will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday. The fair will have extended hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.For more information, call Kim Pence at 458-4000.

Students to play

               DEER PARK — Vocal and instrumental music groups from Amity Elementary and Deer Park Junior-Senior High school will perform during Thursday's Ice Cream Social at the junior-senior school, 8351 Plainfield Road.

        Sponsored by the Deer Park Band Sponsors, the social will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Rain date is May 24. Besides ice cream, hot dogs, brats, metts and beverages will be available. Proceeds will benefit the band program for grades 4-12.

        To submit items, call: (513) 755-4140. Fax: 755-4150. E-mail: suek@cinci.infi.net.


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