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Headquarters library to hold costume fashion show

Thursday

The Headquarters branch of the Clayton County Library System will hold a "Costume Fashion Show" for children, on Thursday, Oct. 21, from 5:30 p.m., to 6:15 p.m. Advance registration is required. The library is located at 865 Battle Creek Road, in Jonesboro. Call (770) 473-3850.

Mt. Zion Elementary School's Parent Teacher Association (PTA) will meet on Thursday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., at the school, which is located at 2984 Mt. Zion Road, in Jonesboro. Fifth-grade students from the school are scheduled to give a musical performance during the meeting. Call (770) 968-2935.

Monday

The Clayton County Board of Education will hold its October work session on Monday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Clayton County Public Schools Central Administration Complex, at 1058 Fifth Ave., in Jonesboro.

Oct. 30

Jonesboro High School's Parent-Teacher Student Association will hold its "CardinalFest," fall festival, on Saturday, Oct. 30, beginning at 7:30 a.m., at the school, which is located at 7728 Mt. Zion Blvd., in Jonesboro. The event will include a 3K run, that starts at 7:30 a.m., a live auction at noon, a "Bark and Wag" show, business expo, carnival games, an all-day "Mega Yard Sale," and a softball tournament involving Riverdale police, and Clayton County police, sheriff's deputies, and firefighters. Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley will be in a dunking booth, beginning at 1 p.m. For more information, or to sign up for the business expo, or yard sale, call (770)473-2855.

Church Street Elementary School will hold a Community Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m., to 3 p.m., at the school, located at 7013 Church St., in Riverdale. The event is being held to celebrate the school making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for a 10th year. Call (770) 994-4000.

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.

The Everett Music School is offering a Music After School Program for local children, at the school's new location at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Campus, at 230 Ga. Hwy. 138, Bldg. B, in Riverdale. Through the program, youths receive homework assistance, Criterion-Reference Competency Test (CRCT) preparation, math and reading enrichment, and music lessons for piano, drums, singing and music theory. Transportation is also available. The cost of the camp is $65 per week. For more information, go online to www.eMusicSchool.org, or call (404) 969-KEYZ.

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