Neighborhood news

March 01, 1998

The Fulton County Extension Office and Fulton County Conservation District will hold an Agri-Business Breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the American Legion in McConnellsburg, Pa.

Stan Lembeck, Penn State cooperative extension specialist, will discuss performance zoning as a planning tool for communities.

Breakfast will cost $4.25 per person.

To attend, contact the Fulton County Extension Office at 1-717-485-4111.

 The Jefferson County Board of Education will hold special meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the board office, 110 Mordington Ave., Charles Town, W.Va.

Both meetings have been called for student hearings, which will be held in executive session. Any decision from the hearings will be made in open session.


Registration for free General Equivalency Diploma classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Waynesboro (Pa.) Area Senior High School.

Waynesboro offers classes from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. The classes and pretesting are free to Pennsylvania residents 18 and older.

For more information, call William Witherow at 1-717-762-1191 or 1-717-762-9782.

Registration for the Writing for Publication class at Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, W.Va., closes Friday.

Led by Donna Acquaviva and Bob Naylor, the classes will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 10, 17 and 31, and April 7, 14 and 21. The cost is $65 per person and $50 for those over 65.

To register, call Shepherd's Community and Technical College at 1-304-876-5203 or send a check to CommTech College at Shepherd, Gardiner Hall, Shepherdstown, W.Va. 25443.

More than 790 Frederick County, Md., high school juniors and seniors will be recognized as student scholars Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10, at the 22nd annual Scholars' Recognition Ceremonies at Hood College in Frederick, Md.

To qualify, students must maintain a 3.5 academic average on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate a commitment to academic and personal excellence.

Seniors and their parents will be honored at buffet dinners beginning at 6 p.m. at Coblentz Hall. Ceremonies will follow at 7:30 p.m. at Coffman Chapel.

Seniors from Brunswick, Catoctin, Frederick and Walkersville high schools and St. John's Literary Institution at Prospect Hall will be honored March 9. Seniors from Gov. Thomas Johnson, Linganore and Middletown high schools will receive certificates March 10.

A breakfast reception honoring juniors and their parents will be held at 7 a.m. March 9 at Coblentz Hall.

One student from each high school will be honored as an outstanding student scholar. The Frederick Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will present awards to African-American seniors who have earned the title of student scholar.

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