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New Buckeye cafe, marketplace named for former superintendent

The newly constructed Joe Carlisle Café & Marketplace at Buckeye Career Center (BCC) will open to the public Thursday, Oct. 19.

The addition, honoring Buckeye’s first superintendent, includes a renovated Trumpet Room restaurant that is operated by BCC Culinary Arts students.

The marketplace also includes a floral counter to purchase fresh flower arrangements designed by BCC Floral Design and Greenhouse Management students, a meat and deli counter operated by the Meat Cutting, Deli & Bakery program and a coffee shop maintained by our Hospitality and Custodial students.

Christian Academy open house features spaghetti dinner, art show

Carroll County Christian Academy will hold an open house/spaghetti dinner/art show Friday Oct. 27.

The dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. in the gymnasium at a cost of $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 4-10 and free for children 3 and under. Takeout orders are available for cash or checks only.

The open house will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. when visitors may tour the school and meet the teachers. The goal for the Christian education program is to provide a safe atmosphere where young people can gain a super education that includes high academics and solid Bible training, according to the administrator, Pastor David L. Powell.

Classes are held from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. K-5 classes are from 8:15 -11:45 a.m. while K-4 classes are from 12:30-3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information packets will be available at the open house.

The school is a ministry of the Carrollton Baptist Temple and is located at 1211 Lincoln Ave. NW, Carrollton.

Breaunna Allen crowned queen at Southern Local

Breaunna Allen was crowned Southern Local Homecoming Queen Oct. 6 at half time during the game against United Local.

The queen and her court were honored at a dance held Oct. 7 in the high school gymnasium. The theme was “A Night Out of This World.”

Southern Local football team defeated United Local 24-12.

Shown is Allen and members of her court.

From left are: Hannah Hayes, Alexis Rhodes, Olivia Brothers, 2016 queen; Allen, Samantha Michel and Riley Felton.

Honoring librarian will send books to students in need

Students from each grade level and staff members are participating in a Change Challenge at Augusta school in memory of the former school librarian. A student from each grade level is shown above either making a donation or holding a donation can.
From left are: Elyse Stewart, Laelynn Sullivan, Carson Guess, Gavin Booher, Izzy Hanlin and Hailee Ulman.

Augusta elementary students and staff are once again showing they have big hearts.

The students are participating in a Change Challenge in memory of the former school librarian, Melonie Garrett, who passed away this past summer.

The change collected will go into a fund known as Books in Honor of Mrs. Garrett and used to purchase books for hurricane victims in Texas and Florida.

Augusta second grade teacher Rochelle Jenkins kicked off the challenge with an assembly to honor Garrett and discuss the devastation hurricanes can cause.

As of Sept. 22, students and staff collected $1,528.83.

Augusta may be a small school, but we are mighty!” said Jenkins.

Hill, Smith reign over Sandy Valley homecoming festivities

Sandy Valley High School’s 2017 homecoming will be held this Friday evening when the Cardinals host the Strasburg Tigers.

Alana Hill and Brad Smith, both seniors, have been selected as the 2017 fall homecoming queen and king.

Members of the court are Katherine Brown and Caleb Everetts, freshman attendant and her escort; Regan Finnicum and Benjamin Cappillo, sophomore attendant and escort; Ashlyn Humphrey and Carl Cordia, junior attendant and escort, and Courtney Snyder and Robert Schreffler, senior attendant and escort.

The queen and king and court will also be honored at a dance to be held Saturday evening at the Sandy Valley Wellness Center with the theme being Miami Nights.

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