Saturday, December 28, 2002

School Notes



New treasurer

MORROW - David Robinson will leave the Milford Schools to become treasurer of the Little Miami Schools in Warren County.

Mr. Robinson, 37, has spent the past five years in Milford and begins work Jan. 2 in Little Miami. He was given a two-year contract and will earn $80,000 annually.

Prior to Milford, Mr. Robinson spent nearly 10 years in the Hamilton County auditor's office. He holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Xavier University.

Milford business manager John C. Borchers will serve as Milford's interim treasurer until the board can hire a new treasurer next month. Second round interviews are scheduled for Saturday

College swimmer

GREEN TWP - Oak Hills High School senior swimmer Nicole Kroeger recently signed a letter of intent to swim for Clemson University next year.

Nicole, 17, set the Greater Miami Conference record in the 500-yard freestyle, and a school record in the 200-yard freestyle. She has twice attended the Olympic Training Center select camp and swims for the Cincinnati Marlins.

AP scholars

The College Board has recognized 80 St. Xavier High School students as Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars.

Twenty students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams while 20 others earned an average grade of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale to qualify for the AP Scholar with Honor Award. AP Scholar Awards were given to 40 other students who earned grades of 3.0 or higher.

Choir competition

MASON - Choirs from McAuley, Sycamore and Roger Bacon high schools will compete for cash prizes today at 7:30 p.m. at The Beach Water Park's Rock Around the Christmas Tree High School Choral Competition. The choirs beat out other schools to reach final competition.

Conference date

FAIRFIELD - Parent-teacher conferences postponed at two Fairfield schools because of a snow day Dec. 5 have been rescheduled.

Central Elementary School conferences will be Jan. 9, and South Elementary have been moved to Jan. 30. They will be at the same time they were scheduled for Dec. 5.

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