Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Authors at St. Ursula

In the schools

By Sue Kiesewetter
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Two nationally renowned authors will speak to students and parents at St. Ursula Academy in the next two weeks.

Dan Kindlon, author of Too Much of a Good Thing and co-author of Raising Cain, will speak to parents at the East Walnut Hills school 5:30-7 p.m. today in the gymnasium/convocation center.

Author Rachel Simmons will discuss her best-selling book, Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls, with students and faculty Sept. 11. She will speak on female aggression and respect for self and others.

Officers named

GREEN TWP. - Students at La Salle High School were recently elected to positions in student government or as class officers.

Those elected to student government were: Neil Houser and Curtis Nash, co-presidents; Kyle Dragan and Andy Schoenling, executive board; Joey Yi, secretary of assemblies; Byran Weigel, secretary of social affairs; Steve Selm, secretary of promotions; and Simon Buckman, secretary of student affairs.

Class officers are Kyle Carrier, senior class president; Chris Junker, junior class president; and Jordan Rosenacker, sophomore class president. The freshman class president will be elected next month.

International visitors

SYCAMORE TWP. - A delegation of leaders from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan will visit Yavneh Day School on Friday.

The Muslim visitors are the guests of the U.S. State Department and are participating in the International Visitor Program. They will be observing classes and discussing the challenges of integrating religious and secular studies.

The Jewish day school offers grades preschool-8.

Parent dinner

ERLANGER - St. Henry District High School will hold its annual new-parent dinner 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school cafeteria, 3755 Scheben Drive. The free dinner is open to all parents of freshman and transfer students. Information: 525-0255.

Freshman social

PARK HILLS - Sophomores at Notre Dame Academy are holding a social gathering for freshmen 3-5 p.m. Friday in the school auditorium, 1699 Hilton Drive. The gathering will feature games, sports activities, food and drinks.

Preschool classes

MONTGOMERY - The Jewish Community Center Early Childhood School still has openings for toddlers and preschool students for this school year.

Morning classes are offered for children 18 months to 5 years old at the Amberley Village branch at Adath Israel, 3201 Galbraith Road, and at the Montgomery branch at Ohav Shalom, 8100 Cornell Road. An optional afternoon enrichment program also is available for 3- and 4-year-olds.

Classes begin Monday. To register or for information, call 793-2122 or e-mail info@jcc-cinci.com.

Opening program

PLEASANT RIDGE - Nativity School has scheduled a program 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nativity Church, 5936 Ridge Ave.

Principal Bob Herring will give his state of the schools address following brief comments from the parent-teacher group and a welcome by the school's eighth-graders.

An open house will follow in the gymnasium.


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