School briefs

October 31, 2005

Benefit concert planned at Boonsboro High School

BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro High School Music Department is coordinating a hurricane relief benefit concert on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Boonsboro students, faculty and alumni will be featured along with community musicians and performers.

Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Half of the proceeds will go to the Salvation Army and Gulf Coast hurricane relief.

Volunteers needed to paint at Fairview outdoor center

CLEAR SPRING - The Fairview Outdoor Education Center is looking for volunteers to help paint several buildings at the center on Saturday.

Work will begin at 9 a.m. The work will be postponed if it rains or if the temperature is less than 50 degrees.


Volunteers are asked to call to confirm they will help.

Rotarians to give dictionaries to Jefferson County students

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Rotarians from both the Rotary Club of Charles Town and the Rotary Club of Shepherdstown will fan out across Jefferson County delivering dictionaries to every third-grader.

The Rotary Clubs of Charles Town and Shepherdstown have ordered and paid for the dictionaries to give to students.

"We have fundraisers throughout the year to support Rotary International's mission at home and abroad," said Pamela Holstein-Wallace, vice president of the Rotary Club of Charles Town. "We look forward to Nov. 10, when Rotarians of both the Shepherdstown and Charles Town clubs will join together and personally hand each third-grade student their own dictionary."

Students may earn college credits under agreement

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Career and Technology Center students will have the opportunity to earn college credits while in high school, according to a press release from the New England Institute of Technology.

Under an agreement between the institute, in Warwick, R.I., and the center, students taking courses in the Electronics Related Technology Program at the center may earn college credit through the Advanced Tech Program at the institute.

Students may earn up to 17 college credits toward an associate degree in electronics engineering technology.

Students, parents will be treated to dinner and chat

FREDERICK, Md. - Sixth-grade students at Ballenger Creek Middle School and their parents will be treated to dinner and a community chat on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the school.

Workshops will begin following dinner at 6 p.m. with the Frederick County Public Schools Student Services Department and Interagency Committee on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting.

Child care will be available.

Registration by Nov. 8 is required.

To register, call 240-236-5700.

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