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• The following Furman Univers-ity students have been named to the winter 2008 Deans list: Stephanie A. Dale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Dale, Luxi Fang, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bing Fang, Jordan M. Greene, son of Suzanne and Robert Greene, Lauren E. Oschman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Oschman, and Matthew R. West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary West. To be included on list, students must be full-time, undergraduate students and earn a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher.

• Farragut High School’s Leader-ship initiative will host “Jamfest 2008” beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, April 25 in FHS gym. Event will feature more than 10 live bands from the Knoxville area. Bands will include: Monkey Lamp Shade, Wakee and the Masons, Warrior Princess, Richard, Amwidkle, Kappitol, Busted Stuff, Kaboom, and Turbo Juice and Thunder Lemons. Cost is $3 for students and $5 for adults. For additional information, call 865-966-9775.

• Farragut Middle School will host a program on bullying by Knox County Schools representative Marty Iroff beginning at 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 12, in FMS Studio Theatre. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served prior to program.

• Greenway School, located of Canton Hollow Road, invites interested families to tour the school and meet the faculty at a Visitor’s Open House from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 13.

• Bearden High School parents will host an annual Project Grad-uation celebration, a fun-filled, overnight party for all graduating seniors from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., Friday, May 16, at Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center, for all graduating seniors. Event is alcohol-free and is intended to provide a safe, chaperoned alternative to private parties. To purchase tickets, volunteer, offer financial support, or for more information about this event, call Kris or Jeff Jones at 865-691-4700.

• The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at UT agricultural campus. Guests will tour exhibits featuring small animal medicine, large animal medicine, community organizations and pet rescue centers. Dog and horse parades of breeds, dog agility demonstrations and canine physical therapy demonstrations are scheduled throughout the day. Other scheduled events include an early morning show from the Knoxville Zoological Gardens featuring reptiles and amphibians. Attendees can bring an “injured” stuffed animal and veterinary students will “surgically repair” it at the Teddy Bear Clinic. For additional information, call 865-974-7377.

• Tate’s School of Discovery is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the founding of the school. All former students, teachers and staff are invited to attend the celebration Saturday, May 3. To register to receive reunion or celebration updates, visit

• Registration for Roane State Community College’s fall semester has begun. Students may contact the campus nearest them for registration or register online at Campus telephone numbers are: Roane County, 865-882-4523; Oak Ridge, 865-481-2002; Campbell Cou-nty, 423-562-7021; Cumberland Cou-nty, 931-456-9880; Fentress County, 931-752-8320; Knox County Center for Health Sciences, 865-539-6904; Lou-don County, 865-986-1525; Morgan County, 423-346-8700 and Scott Cou-nty, 423-663-3878.

• Great Smoky Mountains Inst-itute at Tremont will host Smoky Mountains Science Teacher Institute Sunday, June 15, through Friday, June 20. Program is designed to instruct teachers in using the outdoors as a way to engage students in real and relevant science. For more information, call Jason Love at 865-448-9732 ext. 14, or e-mail

• Roane State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant students will sell tickets to the Knoxville Smokies versus Jacksonville Suns baseball game, which begins at 7:15 p.m., Saturday, April 12. One dollar from each ticket sold by an OTA student will benefit Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding in Lenoir City. For additional information or to purchase tickets from the OTA Student Club, call 865-776-1388


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