Sugar Grove Area News in Brief

CANDIS RIEDER

Correspondent

Book Club

The Sugar Grove Library Book Club meeting that was cancelled last Monday due to frigid temperatures is rescheduled for this Monday, February 3rd at 6:30 p.m. The January’s choice for the Sugar Grove Free Library Book club is selected by Marjean Hawkins is a book by Lenore Skomal called Third Willow. Lenore Skomal is an author from Erie, PA. The library has arranged for Lenore Skomal to be at the Sugar Grove Library to participate in our book club discussion. It is so wonderful to have one of our authors on hand to join us, so all you book club members come on out and join in. It’s not too late. Copies of the book are currently available at the library. Anyone can read the book selection and join us at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. Call the library if you have any questions on participating in the SGFL book club.

Scrabble

tournament

The Sugar Grove Free Library will be holding a Scrabble Tournament on Saturday, February 1st from 10 a.m. noon at the Library. Admission for participants will be $10 and proceeds will benefit our local library. Anyone interested in participating can stop in the library for a registration form. Official scrabble rules that are included with every Scrabble Game will be followed There will be four, 30 minute rounds and there will be 2 minute limit per turns. Scores from all rounds will be added together to determine our winners. If you are a lover of Scrabble, then this is a day for you. Come on down to the library and join in the fun.

Community lunches

The Community Lunches in the area continue to be well attended. All lunches begin at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend any or all of the area Community lunches. Each month lunch is held on the 1st Friday of the month at the Mission Covenant Church at the corner of Matthews Run and Jackson Run Road. On the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church located at the corner of Race Street and Jamestown Street in the center of town. On the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church located in Chandlers Valley. Everyone is invited to attend.

WCSD Schedule

Planning ahead there will be no school for any employees for students on Monday, February 17th.

Kindergarten

registration

Tuesday, Feb. 18, will be the day to register for 2014-15 Kindergarten at the Sugar Grove Elementary School. Students will be registering to attend the new K-12 facility at Eisenhower. Registration times are from 8:30-10:45 a.m. or 1:00 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 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.

Registration will also be held at the Russell Elementary School on Feb. 11.

District Orchestra

Eisenhower Middle High School recently sent five representatives to the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District Orchestra Festival.

The event was held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Jan. 22-24. This year’s guest conductor was Jason Worzbyt of IUP. EMHS students who were selected to attend were James Palmer on String Bass, Kayla Kuppertz on Violin, Shelby Willis on Flute, Macy Retterer, on Clarinet, Jessalyn Peterson on Cello. EMHS Orchestra is under the direction of Mark Napolitan.

Fire Hall Flower

Fund Raiser

Just a reminder that all the orders for the Flower Fund Raiser at the Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department are due on Saturday.