Sugar Grove Area News In Brief

CANDIS RIEDER

Correspondent

District Jazz

Band Festival

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association will be holding its District Jazz Band Festival on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Fort LeBoeuf High School in Waterford, Pennsylvania. Congratulations to Jimmy Palmer, a junior at Eisenhower High School who was selected to be a part of the event.

WCSD Schedule

The Warren County School District will not have classes on Monday, Feb. 4, and there is also an Energy Day scheduled, no school, for Monday, Feb. 18.

Kindergarten

Registration

Wednesday, Feb. 20, will be the day to register for 2013-14 Kindergarten at the Sugar Grove Elementary School. Registration times are from 8:30 a.m. to10:45 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please bring to the school office the following items when you come to register: Student’s birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residency by means of a utility bill, credit card bill, deed, mortgage, lease agreement, or driver’s license. Each student being registered will have the opportunity to meet the kindergarten teachers and also complete a vision screening.

Registration packets can be obtained at the school office or at the Warren County School District Administration offices. Schools ask that your registration packet be completed prior to arrival on registration day. Everyone should allow at least 1 hour for the registration process. If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 489-7851.

For those in the area attending school in Russell, the Russell Elementary School Kindergarten registration will be held on Feb. 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

EMHS Mid-Winter

Theater

Eisenhower Knight-Time Players will present their 3rd Annual Dinner Theater on Feb. 15th and 16th in the Eisenhower gymnasium. The show, “Family Album,” by Rod Frankel, is a series of monologues, duets, and skits about modern family life, including children fighting over a remote, and a child trying to make sense of a divorce. There will also be stand-up comedy and a wonderful selection of music.

The choices for the dinner on Friday night, Feb. 15 are Bacon Wrapped Filet or Seafood (Scallops and Shrimp) Alfredo. The dinner choices for Saturday night, Feb. 16, will be Bacon Wrapped Filet or Chicken Cordon Bleu. All dinners include tossed salad, dinner rolls, entre, potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Ticket prices are $15 and include both the dinner and all the show entertainment. For more information or to order your tickets, contact any Knight-Time Player cast member, the main office at Eisenhower High School (757-8878) or you can contact Director, Mary Passinger at mary.passinger@gmail.com. Tickets orders will be accepted through Feb. 7th. This will be an enjoyable evening and a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Mark your calendars and get your tickets purchased early.

World Day of Prayer

Friday, March 1st will be the Community World Day of Prayer Service. Our churches come together on this day and join in prayer. This year the service will be held at the Chandlers Valley United Methodist Church beginning at 7:30 p.m.. Special music, speakers, and other parts of the service will be provided by the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church, The First Presbyterian Church of Sugar Grove, the Mission Covenant Church, the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church and the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church. More information on special speakers will be provided throughout the month.

Book Club

The Book club of the Sugar Grove Free Library will meet on Monday, Feb. 25th. The book selection for this month is “Christmas with Tucker” by Greg Kincaid. It looks like a sweetheart of a story and one that is perfect for Valentine’s month. Call the Sugar Grove library to get a copy of this month’s selection and get reading. For more information on the monthly book club, you can contact the library at 489-7872.