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• Tate’s School of Discovery seeks entrants for its seventh annual elementary regional science fair, Sunday, May 6, through Tuesday, May 8. For details, call Shelley Pratt at 865-690-4255 or visit www.tatesschool.com/-sciencefair.

• Farragut High School’s National Art Honor Society chapter will host its annual “Empty Bowls” soup and bread dinner at 6 p.m., Friday, March 30, in the FHS library as a benefit for homeless people fed at The Love Kitchen in Knoxville. Tickets are $15 at FHS’s art department. For details, call 865-966-9775 or Kyle Tharp at 865-776-6116

 • Families that wish to send their children to a Knox County School outside their designated school zone may apply for student transfers April 2-20. Transfer request forms are available at students’ zoned schools. Forms are to be completed and left at the school for further processing. Families living outside Knox County that wish to send a child to a Knox County school should fill out a form at the desired school. Transfer forms are valid for only one school year and must be filled out annually. Notification of approved and disapproved applications will be mailed in July. For additional information regarding transfer dates and procedures, contact the Knox County Schools transfer office at 865-594-1503.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College’s adult education program offers students ages 17 and older free English classes, days or evenings, at Knoxville locations. For details, call PSTCC at 865-539-7109 or 865-329-3176 or visit www.pstcc.edu.

• Powell High School’s Class of 1987 members plan a 20-year class reunion for autumn 2007. If you are a 1987 PHS alumnus, not yet contacted by the reunion committee, send contact information to PHS 1987 Reunion Committee, P.O. Box 854, Powell, TN 37849 or e-mail Brenda Mincey at bfmincey@aol.com.

• Farragut High School PTSO monthly luncheon series features Wendy Downen who will speak about “Teenage Drinking and Driving.” The program will begin 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at Fox Den Country Club. Cost for lunch is $12. To participate, contact Lee Wickman at Lwickman-@CharterTN.net or 865-777-0011 or Marilyn Pharr at mwpharr@hotmail.com or 865-675-3764

• Bryan College announces Farragut High School senior Faith Wagoner, daughter of Bruce and Robyn Wagner, has been awarded a Presidential Merit Scholarship, the highest academic award offered, to attend the university next fall.

•  Furman University announces the following students are included on the school’s Dean’s List for winter term 2007: Amelia L. Cornish, Jordan M. Greene, James F. Hawkins, Jessica N. Lange, Lauren E. Oschman, Karen E. Rhea, Adrienne E. Robertson, Laura A. Schoonmaker and Ruth M. Sills.

• The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina announces that Cadet John Walter Mack III, a Farragut High School graduate and son of John and Diane Mack, has been selected for the 2008 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platoon. Membership in the platoon is considered a high honor at the college.

• Berea College of Kentucky announces that Gaelyn Rotty, daughter of Marcia and Daniel Rotty, granddaughter of Joyce Vansant Judge, has been named to the 2006 Fall Semester Dean’s List.

• The East Tennessee Historical Society invites candidates to apply for its ninth annual Teachers History Institute, June 4-8, 2007. To be eligible, teachers must be teaching social studies in either public or private schools in Tennessee. The title of the 2007 institute is “Voices of Opportunity: Industrialization Comes to Tennessee.” The institute requires teachers to be in-residence for the week, with lodging, transportation, admissions, and all meals, except breakfast, furnished. The deadline for applications is April 15. For more information, contact Lisa Oakley, ETHS curator of education, at 865-215-8828 or oakley@east-tennessee-history.org. Details also are available on the ETHS Web site at www.east-tennessee-history.org. The East Tennessee Historical Society, whose mission is to preserve, interpret and promote the region’s history, is located at 601 S. Gay Street (across from the Tennessee Theatre) in downtown Knoxville.

• Tate’s School of Discovery seeks entrants for its seventh annual elementary regional science fair, Sunday, May 6, through Tuesday, May 8. For details, call Shelley Pratt at 865-690-4255 or visit www.tatesschool.com/-sciencefair.

• Farragut High School’s National Art Honor Society chapter will host its annual “Empty Bowls” soup and bread dinner at 6 p.m., Friday, March 30, in the FHS library as a benefit for homeless people fed at The Love Kitchen in Knoxville. Tickets are $15 at FHS’s art department. For details, call 865-966-9775 or Kyle Tharp at 865-776-6116.

 • Families that wish to send their children to a Knox County School outside their designated school zone may apply for student transfers April 2-20. Transfer request forms are available at students’ zoned schools. Forms are to be completed and left at the school for further processing. Families living outside Knox County that wish to send a child to a Knox County school should fill out a form at the desired school. Transfer forms are valid for only one school year and must be filled out annually. Notification of approved and disapproved applications will be mailed in July. For additional information regarding transfer dates and procedures, contact the Knox County Schools transfer office at 865-594-1503.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College’s adult education program offers students ages 17 and older free English classes, days or evenings, at Knoxville locations. For details, call PSTCC at 865-539-7109 or 865-329-3176 or visit www.pstcc.edu.

• Powell High School’s Class of 1987 members plan a 20-year class reunion for autumn 2007. If you are a 1987 PHS alumnus, not yet contacted by the reunion committee, send contact information to PHS 1987 Reunion Committee, P.O. Box 854, Powell, TN 37849 or e-mail Brenda Mincey at bfmincey@aol.com.

• Farragut High School PTSO monthly luncheon series features Wendy Downen who will speak about “Teenage Drinking and Driving.” The program will begin 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at Fox Den Country Club. Cost for lunch is $12. To participate, contact Lee Wickman at Lwickman-@CharterTN.net or 865-777-0011 or Marilyn Pharr at mwpharr@hotmail.com or 865-675-3764.

 

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