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FCCLA hosting Parent’s Night Out

The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America chapter at Greenfield-Central High School will sponsor a “Valentines Day Parent’s Night Out” fundraiser to help pay for attendance at state conference.

Parents may sign up for their children to be entertained with cooking workshops, crafts, and games for three hours at the high school, either 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, or 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the high school’s Family and Consumer Sciences Department.

Children of all ages up to sixth grade accepted, at a cost of $20 for the first, and $10 for each adddtional child.  

Care, given by high school students, will be supervised by the FCCLA advisers. Drop-off and pick up will be at door No. 8.

Register by emailing Michelle Overman at moverman@gcsc.k12.in.us, or by printing the registration form from the school corporation website. Fees can be paid that evening on-site, with checks made out to FCCLA, or cash.

Zion Open House

Zion Lutheran School, 6513 W. CR 300S, New Palestine, welcomes families with children entering kindergarten through eighth grade in the 2013-14 school year to an Open House 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday. For more information, visit www.zionnewpal.org or call (317) 861-4210.

Harris authors

The following students were selected by their teachers as Harris Elementary Authors of the Month for January: Jesse Hawkins, Evan McIntire, Caleb Curry, Landon Swafford, Korbin Phelps, Jesse Ford, Aaron Lee, Maggie Walsh, Cora Bishop, Summer Terry, Ethan Privett, Meadow Duncan, Teresa Short, Lucas Tutrow and Gwen Redinger

The students celebrated with cereal bars and read their stories to Principal Jan Kehrt, and their creative works are displayed in the front hall of the school.

WCC CareerFest

The Walker Career Center at Warren Central High School, which serves students in Marion and Hancock counties, is hosting its Showcase and CareerFest 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 9651 E. 21st St., Indianapolis. The event highlights areas including jobs, apprenticeships, military and postsecondary school, career exploration in the new Mediaplex, performing arts, athletics, clubs and more. 

MV student in GMU media conference

Valerie Grafton of Fortville, a student at Mt. Vernon High School, has been nominated to represent Indiana as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2013 Washington Journalism and Media Conference, July 7-12 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., near Washington, D.C.

Grafton will join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media.

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