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School Notebook - July 9, 2009

Monday

The Clayton County Board of Education will hold its July business meeting on Monday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m., at the Clayton County Public Schools Central Administration Complex, 1058 Fifth Ave., Jonesboro.

Tuesday

Clayton State University's School of Graduate Studies will hold an open house on Tuesday, July 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Spivey Board Room of the university's Harry S. Downs Center, which is located on the school's campus in Morrow. During the open house, prospective graduate students will have an opportunity to learn about Clayton State's master's degrees in liberal studies, teaching English, teaching mathematics, business administration, health administration and nursing. For more information, call (678) 466-4100.

Notes

The U.S. Army recently announced that Pvt. Disja E. Hadley, a 2005 graduate of Riverdale High School, has graduated from a nine-week basic combat training course at Fort Jackson, which is located in Columbia, S.C. During her training, Hadley studied basic combat skills; military weapons; chemical warfare; rifle marksmanship; map reading; field tactics; the military justice system, and basic first aid. She is the daughter of Riverdale resident Lee Hadley, and Richmond, Va., resident Marchell Hadley.

The U.S. Army Reserve recently announced that Pfc. Christine A. Jefferson, a 2005 graduate of Morrow High School, has graduated from a basic combat training course at Fort Jackson, which is located in Columbia, S.C. During her training, Jefferson studied basic combat skills; military weapons; chemical warfare; rifle marksmanship; map reading; field tactics; the military justice system, and basic first aid. She is the daughter of Morrow resident Yvette Solomon, and granddaughter of Rex resident Beulah Robinson.

The U.S. Army recently announced that Pvt. Sakena D. Williamson, a 2008 graduate of North Clayton High School, has graduated from a nine-week basic combat training at Fort Jackson, which is located in Columbia, S.C. During her training, Williamson studied basic combat skills; military weapons; chemical warfare; rifle marksmanship; map reading; field tactics; the military justice system, and basic first aid. She is the daughter of Conley resident Allyson Horn.

Ongoing

The Clayton County Public Library system offers many services to students, including tutoring programs for those who speak either English or Spanish, and online practice tests and electronic test preparation books for the SAT, GED, ASVAB, and TOEFFL exams. Visit the Clayton County Library web site at www.claytonpl.org, for more details.

School Notebook is a regular feature of the Clayton News Daily compiled by staff writer Curt Yeomans. He can be reached at cyeomans@news-daily.com.