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5 Central High students named AP Scholars

By MARY PELLAND
Published October 26, 2006


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Five Central High students were designated AP Scholars for exceptional achievement on college-level Advanced Placement Program Exams: Patricia Ferre, Jung Jang, Vivian Lee, John McDonald and Steven White. The program provides college-level courses for high school students.

Fox Chapel sets awards assemblies

Fox Chapel has awards assemblies for the first nine-week period. On Nov. 2, awards for seventh grade are at 8 a.m. with eighth grade at 9:20 a.m. On Nov. 3 at 9:20 a.m., sixth-graders get their awards. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend.

Chocachatti plans meetings

Parents interested in enrolling their children at Chocachatti for the next school year must attend orientation meetings Nov. 2 or 8 or Jan. 11. Get more information at 797-7067 or stop by the school.

Enrollment meetings set

Challenger K-8 enrollment meetings are Nov. 9 and 14. Portfolio packets are available at the meetings and are due back Dec. 2. Call 797-7024.

Technical school deadline is Dec. 1

Nature Coast Technical High School will mail applications for next year to all current eighth-graders. They need to be returned by Dec.1. Call Ginger Kretzer at 797-7088, ext. 407, for details.

Gifted student group meets

PAGES, a group that focuses on challenges facing gifted students and their families, meets monthly. Anyone interested can call Cindy Gustafson at 597-3825.

Gangs focus of PTSA meeting

At 7 tonight, Fox Chapel PTSA will present "Gang Violence and Internet Safety" in the media center. Also, the Title I meeting is at 6 p.m. Nov. 13.

Support group offers meetings

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Spring Hill Elementary's Family Center and at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Nativity Lutheran Church on Highway 19, north of Highway 50. Contact Judie Phelps, 666-6885.

School focuses on pumpkins

Brooksville Elementary has been celebrating the fall season with pumpkin activities. They're incorporating the gourds into math, science, and anywhere else. Today, students will be given a pumpkin to keep. Beginning Nov. 14, the County Health Department will provide free sealant treatments for children whose parents give permission. A dentist will check teeth and apply the sealant to help prevent decay. Teresa Keenan can tell you more about the program. Call 540-6800, ext. 82035.

Notre Dame School flying high in golf

The golf team from Notre Dame School in Spring Hill is tied for first place with Pope John Paul School in the conference. The Notre Dame Drama Club will host a rummage sale Nov. 4 on the soccer field. They'll have a raffle and hot dog sale.

[Last modified October 26, 2006, 06:55:44]


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