School-sponsored Community Health Fair Saturday

School Notebook 3-14-14

RIVERDALE – Clayton County Public Schools will sponsor “The Heart of the Matter: A Community Health Fair” Saturday at Sequoyah Middle, 95 Valley Hill Road in Riverdale. The fair begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.

Organizers said the health fair, part of the district’s Comprehensive School Based Healthcare Center project, will feature 35 vendors and exhibitors.

A variety of free health services and screenings will be available, including vision, hearing and blood pressure screenings.

Officials said vaccinations for rising seventh-graders will also be available.

Spivey Hall announces spring line-up

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall has announced details of its April programming, featuring Chopin International Piano Competition Gold Medalist Rafal Blechacz performing the 2014 Spivey Memorial Concert.

There are 11 concerts in April, including the Georgia debut of Pavel Haas Quartet and six performances from Clayton State’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts Division of Music.

Spivey’s Education programs include a master class from world-renowned classical guitarist David Russell, who is also returning to Spivey Hall for a recital in April.

For tickets or full program details for all performances, call the Spivey Hall Box Office at 678-466-4200, or visit www.spiveyhall.org.

Clayton State offers job, grad school fair

Clayton State’s Office of Career Services will present its annual Job and Graduate School Fair for Clayton State students and alumni March 20.

The fair, open only to Clayton State students and alumni, will be in the Student Activities Center from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Organizers said this year’s fair will include the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, as part of its efforts to recruit veterans. The department is participating in a string of job fairs around the state in March and hopes to attract veterans seeking work.

Fair participants will be able to discuss careers in administrative roles, corrections and transportation officers, security emergency response teams, probation and parole specialists, nurses, doctors, social workers and teachers.

McKnight makes Who’s Who list

Jonesboro resident Monica McKnight, a senior at Reinhardt University, was selected to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.

Selections to Who’s Who Among Students are made by individual schools through nominating upperclassmen students eligible for the program. Only upperclassmen matriculating in a four-year undergraduate curriculum with a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for nomination to Who’s Who Among Students.

Military notes

Air Force Reserve Airman Marcena Haywood recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Haywood is the daughter of Thelma Haywood of Morrow.