CCSU hosting physical activity lecture

Compiled by Greg Gelpi


Kelly Allen of Riverdale and D'Jaye Baker of Jonesboro received $1,000 Leadership Scholarships from the Riverdale Chick-fil-A Dwarf House.


Clayton College & State University's School of Health Sciences and Lyceum will hold a lecture entitled "Physical Activity and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases." The lecture will be by Harvard University's I-Min Lee. The lecture will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in University Center room 272. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, write to janethamilton@mail.clayton.edu or call (770) 961-3668.

Reinhardt College will host Scholars Day for prospective students Nov. 13 on its main campus in Waleska. Students considering attending Reinhardt in the fall 2005 are invited. To learn more, call (770) 720-5526 or (877) 346-4273 or visit www.reinhardt.edu.

About 98 percent, well beyond the goal of 90 percent, of all full-time faculty and staff at Clayton College & State University contributed to the Clayton State 2005 Annual Campaign. They raised $82,229.96.

The Mt. Zion High School PTSA will hold a golf tournament at 9 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Lake Spivey Golf and Country Club. The tournament will have four-person teams and use the Lauderdale format with a shotgun start. The cost is $200 per team. Call Tim DeBey at (770) 210-0289 or (404) 661-3656 for more information.

The Clayton College & State University Music Department will celebrate Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 250th birthday. As part of the Music Department's Artist Series, Clayton State will hold an all-Mozart program at Spivey Hall at 7:30 p.m. April. 6.

The North Georgia College & State University Military Scholarship Loan and the Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship Loan are accepting applications for its military scholarships. The deadline to enter is Jan. 15. To download an application, visit www.gsfc.org.

Mt. Zion Christian Academy will hold a Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20. The bazaar will feature arts, crafts, vendors and more. Call (770) 478-9842 for more information.

Clayton College & State University will host a Mexican film festival showcasing five recent works of Mexican cinema. The films are free and open to the public. The films will continue to be shown through Thursday. All films will be shown in the University Center. To learn more, visit http://a-s.clayton.edu/vbonner/film/festivals.html or write to Virginia Bonner at virginiabonner@mail.clayton.edu .

"The Living Long?Living Well: Perspectives on Healthy Aging Conference" will be held at Clayton College & State University in the Harry S. Downs Center for Continuing Education from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Participants can register for $35 by calling Rhonda McLain at (770) 960-2084. Retired nurses and student registration is $15.

The Kendrick Middle School PTSA will host its Community/Family Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tables are being sold for $30 for PTSA members and $40 for soon to be members. For more information, call James Ojeda at (678) 610-7048.

Celebrity Judge Glenda Hatchett will be the keynote speaker at the REAL Parents Conference & Expo. The Respect for Education and Leadership Conference will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at Jonesboro Middle School and will include educational seminars, authors, a PTA forum and vendors. Tickets are $20. For tickets or vendor information, visit www.hittheclocktraining.com or www.graphicsgallery.biz.

The Roberta T. Smith Elementary School Council meets at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the principal's conference room. For more information, call (770) 960-5750.

The President's Commission on White House Fellowships is accepting applications for its 2005 n 2006 class. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 1. Visit www.whitehouse.gov/fellows for more information.

The HOBO Energy Challenge is accepting essays from students in kindergarten through 12th grades for its energy-saving contest. The contest is designed to promote energy awareness within schools while offering students of all ages a fun, hands-on science learning experience with HOBOR data loggers. A data logger is a simple to use, portable electronic recording device that can be set up in minutes to monitor light usage, room temperature and relative humidity. For more information, visit www.iscienceproject.com/energy_challenge/energy_challenge.html. The deadline to enter is April 30.

The Art, Film & Video Club and the Department of Communicative Arts and Integrative Studies at Clayton College & State University will present three film festivals this fall: The Cutting Edge, Mondays at the Movies and the International Film Festival. All festivals are free, open to the public and will be in room 272 of the University Center. For more information, call (770) 961-3640 or write to VirginiaBonner@mail.clayton.edu .

The Clayton College & State University Office of Teacher Education will hold a fall semester Information Session Nov. 18. Clayton State students and prospective students are invited. The session will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 229 of the University's Arts & Sciences Building. For more information, call Marygrace Surma at (770) 961-3578.

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.

Brown Elementary School announced the meeting dates for its school council. The meetings will be from 7:30 to 8:20 a.m. 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 Nov. 10, Feb. 9 and April 13.

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