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School Notebook - 7-20-11

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Today

The Clayton County Library System's Riverdale Branch will host a "Eating Healthy" for all ages event on Wednesday, July 20, from 10 a.m., to 11 a.m., at 420 Valley Hill Road, in Riverdale. Call (770) 472-8100.

The Clayton County Library System's Headquarters Branch will host a "Sing and Dance Around the World" program on Wednesday, July 20, from 10 a.m., to 11:30 a.m., at 865 Battle Creek Rd., in Jonesboro. Call (770) 473-3850.

Thursday

The Clayton County Library System's Riverdale Branch will host "Mumferd's Safety Tales," a Kaiser Permanente Puppet Show on Thursday, July 21, from 10 a.m., to 10:45 a.m., at 420 Valley Hill Road, in Riverdale. Call (770) 472-8100.

The Clayton County Library System's Jonesboro Branch will host Salvation Army Summer Campers Presents: "Meet the Baums," on Thursday, July 21, from 10:30 a.m., to 11:15 a.m., at 124 Smith Street, in Jonesboro. Call (770) 478-7120.

Saturday

The Clayton County Library System's Headquarters Branch will host a "Youth Creative Dance Performance" on Saturday, July 23, from 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., at 865 Battle Creek Rd., in Jonesboro. Call (770) 473-3850.

The Clayton County Library System's Riverdale Branch will host "10-A-Day Speaks Gavel Club" on Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m., to noon., at 420 Valley Hill Road, in Riverdale. Call (770) 472-8100.

Ongoing

Clayton County Public Schools will have summer enrollment on the following days and times:

* July 26, to Aug. 4, from 8 a.m., to 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m., to 4 p.m.

* July 28 and Aug. 1, from 1 p.m., to 7 p.m.

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.

Clayton State University's "Summer Video Game Design Academy" will continue through Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m., to 4 p.m. It's a participatory program that offers an information-packed introduction to the world of video game design, and allows students the opportunity to use their own creativity in original game design. To register, go to www.conted.clayton.edu.

School Notebook is a regular feature of the Clayton News Daily compiled by staff writer Jeylin White. She can be reached via e-mail at jwhite@news-daily.com.