School Notebook - September 28, 2011


The Clayton County Library System’s Riverdale Branch will hold a “Free GED Preparation” class on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 10:30 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., at the library, located at 420 Valley Hill Road, in Riverdale. Call (770) 472-8100.


The Clayton County Library System’s Headquarters Branch will host “My F.O.C.C.U.S.,” a College Readiness Series, Thursday, Sept. 29, from 7 p.m., to 8:45 p.m., at the library, at 865 Battle Creek Road, in Jonesboro. For more information, call (770) 473-3850.


Lovejoy High School will host its homecoming Saturday, Oct. 1, at Lovejoy High School, located at 1587 McDonough Road, in Hampton. The parade and festival will be from 9 a.m., to 4 p.m., and the homecoming game will start at 7:30 p.m., those interested in vendor space should contact Bonnie Waring, at (770) 473-2920.


The Clayton County Board of Education will hold its scheduled Board Meeting Monday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m., at the Clayton County Public Schools Administrative Complex, 1058 Fifth Avenue, in Jonesboro.


The following Clayton County residents were named to the Summer 2011 Dean’s List at Clayton State University: College Park, Alberta Love, Shaqueena Denise Price, and Wilika F Stone; Conley, Desiray Yvonne Ward; Ellenwood, Jeffery D. Jackson and Gloria Phuong Le; Forest Park, John Robert Dawe, Barbara Jean Fortier, Craig Trevor Madeam, Bao Ngoc Phan, Valerie Cassandra Pierre, and Phong D. Nguyen; Jonesboro, Prakash Praful Acharya, Akanke Michelle Birmingham, Rebekah Diane Farmer, Jacob D. Fountain, Rashonda D. Harris, Teri Annette Holliday, Malcolm Keith Jones, Sean Bellamy Lowe, Nancy Mann, Ersilyn Verdencia Martin, Candy T. McBride, Jennifer Maria Polk, Marcus Drew Reddish, Katrina Danielle Swain, Keyera Ginaya Thomas, Selena Kim Ngan Tong, Jacob A. Uwujaren, Naurice Yvette White, Rosie R Young, Michele Lynn Ferrara, Kimberly D. Reddish, and Amy M. Toale; Morrow, Travis Lamont Bryant, Latesha Shanea Bullock, Rosa Marie Cantrell, Thuy Van Thi Dinh, Shandra C. English, Laura B. Hinshaw, Tina Darlene Hunter, Emma Martekour Martey, Nguyen Nguyen, Adriane M. Nickson, Omenka Richard Orie, Sherjetta V. Primus, Jonathan E. Ray, Rolando G. Sanchez, Anousouck Sayavong, Jeremy R. Sheffield, and Quartez D. Thomas; Rex, Albert P. Cuddy, Jr., and Patricia Herron; Riverdale, Edidiong Itoro Akpan-Iquot, Rita Broohm, Leroysha Rachelle Brown, Kenneth Rodgers Calloway, Enero Jeffrey Cooper, Shaniqua D. Darien, Jean-Rico Florvil, Kim-Uyen Lam, Sonya C. Myricks, Sheila M. Pratt, Brittney Sharrie Ragsdale, Myron T. Roberson, Debbie A. Slayton, Karen Dorothy Wallace, Brittany Danyelle Webb, and Elicia E Williams.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must enroll in a minimum of nine credit hours and maintain a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

The Clayton State University Department of Campus Life will host its Third Annual Diversity and Multicultural Conference on Thursday, Oct. 13, and Friday, Oct. 14, in the Student Activities Center. The event is free to Clayton State students. Clayton State faculty and staff pay $20, non-Clayton State attendees, pay $35. Registration is available online at: https://adminsystems2.clayton.edu/diversityconference/.

Clayton State University Health Services (UHS) is offering flu shots for the Clayton State, and surrounding, communities. No appointment is necessary for the shots, which can be administered to individuals, age 3 and older. Costs for shots are: Clayton State students, faculty, staff, and family members, $15. For the general public, $20. The Vaccine Information Sheet and the 2011 Flu Shot Consent form are available on the UHS web site: http://nursing.clayton.edu/uhs/.


The Clayton County Public Library System offers many services to students, including online practice tests and tutorials in math, reading, and writing, test-preparation materials (SAT, ASVAB, GED, TOEFFL, occupational aptitude tests, etc.), online computer classes, and online language learning classes. Visit the library's web site at www.claytonpl.org, for more information.

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.#