Community Briefs 9/24

September 24, 1998

Board of Ed meeting Friday

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The Jefferson County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the board office, 110 Mordington Ave., Charles Town, to discuss a recommendation to be made to the School Building Authority for the Jefferson High School annex.

The meeting is open to the public.

Town gatherings start Tuesday

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Jefferson County Schools Superintendent David W. Markoe will hold three town meetings to talk with residents about the school system.

He will discuss the recently adopted mission statements and a new program called Character Counts.

The meetings will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the following locations:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Tuesday at Shepherdstown (W.Va.) Junior High School

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Monday, Oct. 5, at Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) Junior High School

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Charles Town Junior High School


Safe schools meeting planned

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - State Rep. Jeffrey Coy, D-Franklin, will hold a safe schools town meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Chambersburg Area Middle School, 1151 E. McKinley St., Chambersburg, as a followup to his first series of antiviolence meetings two years ago.

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together students, teachers, administrators and parents to discuss strategies to reduce school violence. Lawmakers from across the state will attend and take ideas back to Harrisburg, Pa., to help develop safe school initiatives.

Governor to attend Dugan fund-raiser

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia Gov. Cecil H. Underwood will attend a reception in honor of Sen. Harry Dugan, R-Berkeley, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Shepherdstown.

The reception will help raise funds for Dugan's re-election campaign.

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