Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Rabbis join Yavneh faculty

In the schools

SYCAMORE TWP. - Two rabbis have joined the Judaic Studies program at Yavneh Day School's middle school.

Rabbi Hanan Balk of Golf Manor Synagogue will teach about the Bible, focusing on the book of Exodus.

Rabbi Mark Washofsky, professor of Talmud at Hebrew Union College, will teach rabbinical studies.

A new Hebrew language program, Tal Am, also is being introduced to first-graders this year.

Munoz at fund-raiser

MIDDLETOWN - National Football League Hall of Fame offensive lineman and former Bengal Anthony Munoz will be the featured speaker Sept. 17 at a Bishop Fenwick High School fund-raiser.

Cost is $50 for the VIP room. Ticket holders can meet and socialize with Munoz from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Butch Rossi Gymnasium. The $25 general admission includes only the 6:30 p.m. dinner and speaking engagement.

For tickets, call 423-0724. Deadline: Sept. 12. All proceeds benefit the Munoz Foundation and Fenwick's athletic program.

Students to be honored

COVINGTON - Students who received first and second honors during the fourth quarter last year will be honored 8 a.m. Thursday at Covington Latin High School.

The ceremony will be held in the school auditorium. Students selected to receive scholarships this year will also be honored.

The school will kick off its magazine subscription fund-raiser with a 2:20 p.m. rally Friday in the auditorium. Last day to turn in subscriptions is Sept. 16.

School to mark 95

Planning will begin soon for St. Mary School's 95th birthday.

Monsignor Patrick J. Hynes converted the church into a school and sought out the Sisters of Charity to run it. The school opened in 1908 with 100 students. Today, the Hyde Park school has 350 pupils in grades K-8.

Welcome for parents

FORT MITCHELL - Blessed Sacrament School will host a "parent welcome coffee" at 9 a.m. Wednesday following the 8:10 a.m. all-school Mass.

The get-together will be held in the Parish Center, 2415 Dixie Highway.

Volunteer of the year

GLENDALE - Parent Jeff Bossman of Forest Park has been named the Norman A. Breines volunteer of the year for 2002-03 at St. Gabriel Consolidated School.

The award is given to honor Breines, the husband of St. Gabriel first-grade teacher Jacquie Breines. He was a dedicated volunteer at the school until his death in 1999.

Bossman works with the school's Cub Scouts and Brownies, created a peace garden in front of the school and coordinated the planting of flower and landscaped beds. He continues to maintain the beds.


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