CCSU holding open house for Ireland tour

Compiled by Greg Gelpi


Clayton College & State University will hold an open house for its Second Annual Tour of Ireland. The meeting will be in room 301 of the Harry S. Downs Center for Continuing Education at 7 p.m. Aug. 26. The trip will be from May 20 to May 29. For more information, call Ray Wallace at (770) 961-3420 or Reda Rowell at (770) 961-3681.

WaterSmart and the Clean Water Campaign are holding its fall essay contest. Metro Atlanta students in sixth through eighth grades can submit their essays on water conservation and water pollution. The deadline is Oct. 8, and the winner will receive $100. For more information on submitting an essay, write to info@cleanwatercampaign.com .

State Superintendent of Education Kathy Cox is accepting applications for the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council. The council is open to all high school students regardless of sex, race or academic standing. Applications can be accessed online at www.gadoe.org and are due on or before Sept. 15.

Students who want to take the September testing of the ACT must register by Friday. 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 .

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 Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8.


The following students from Jonesboro completed their master's degrees from the University of Phoenix: Sophia L. Alexander, Judith Bond, Larry W. Bussey, Marie Carter and Camille Barbee Olmstead.

Clayton College & State University named Deborah J. Clark its associate dean of nursing.

Michelle Dianne Robinson of Jonesboro graduated from Piedmont College.

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