School Notebook: CCSU beginning ?cluster' program in fall

Compiled by Greg Gelpi


Clayton College & State University freshmen can participate in "clusters" starting this fall. The program allows freshmen to register for blocks of basic courses, which forms a cluster of students that share many of the same classes. To learn more, call (770) 961-3500 or visit www.clayton.edu.

Students who want to take the September testing of the ACT must register by Aug. 20. The late registration deadline is Sept. 3. For more information, visit www.act.org.

The Eagle's Landing High School Band Boosters are taking table reservations for its 14th Annual Christmas in the Country Craft Show. To learn more, call Tonya at (770) 914-1260 or Tabitha at (770) 603-9208 or write to elhscraftshow@hotmail.com .

Clayton College & State University announced the start of phase two of its public and private partnership to ease the state shortage of healthcare workers. For more information, call (770) 960-2109.

The Fayette County 4-H invites all home-schooled children in Clayton and Fayette counties to attend its monthly meetings. Call (770) 477-7416 for more information.

Teachers are invited to learn about "Education Through Living History" from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Historical Airpower Facility at Falcon Field in Peachtree City. The program is a World War II history program presented by the Dixie Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. To learn more, call Jennifer Roth at (678) 361-2040 or visit www.dixiewing.org.

Clayton College & State University Homecoming will include a week of activities concluding with the Alumni Association Pancake Breakfast and the Homecoming Parade Oct. 23. Homecoming will also include the Fall Frolics Talent Show and the McElroy 5K. For more information, call (770) 961-3580 or visit www.clayton.edu.

The Clayton College & State University Alumni Association will go to the Braves and Marlins baseball game Sept. 25. For more information, call Linda Castleberry at (770) 961-3580 or visit http://www.clayton.edu/alumni2.htm.

Brown Elementary School announced the meeting dates for its school council. The meetings will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. Sept. 16, Nov. 18, Jan. 20, March 17 and May 19. The first three people to sign in by 7:20 a.m. the morning of the meetings will be allowed to address the council for three minutes. To learn more, call (770) 473-2785.

The Clayton County Library Headquarters has Baby Talk at 10 a.m. Mondays. The program is for adults with babies newborns to 20 months and includes educational toys, bubbles, durable cardboard books and music. Call (770) 473-3850 for more information.

The Suder Elementary School Council announced its meeting schedule. The council will meet at 7:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the school. The meetings will be today, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8.


Eddie Allen of Ellenwood, Michael Maze of Ellenwood, Tagger Denson of Jonesboro, Karen Williams of Jonesboro, Cecil Clark II of Stockbridge, Phyllis Mills of Stockbridge and Twala Strozier of Stockbridge recently graduated from Argosy University.

Taylor White, a Morrow resident and graduate of Mt. Zion Christian Academy, was accepted to Cottey College for the fall.

Vela Damari of Morrow was named to the dean's list of the Medical College of Georgia School of Allied Health Science.

School Notebook is compiled by Greg Gelpi and is published every Wednesday. He can be reached at ggelpi@news-daily.com or (770) 478-5753 Ext. 247.