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• Greenway School invites interested families to tour and meet the faculty at a Visitors' Open House on Sunday, October 10, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. A fully-accredited, private, independent middle schoo – grades six through eight -- Greenway is now enrolling for fall of 2011. In classes of only 10 to 14 students, the college-track curriculum is taught by experienced, licensed teachers in a nurturing environment. Greenway provides hands-on learning in all subjects, a laptop computer to every student, and free after-school care. Students are encouraged to advance to their highest level. Located in West Knoxville, Greenway is a day school that draws students from Knox and surrounding counties. please visit www.greenwayschool.edu or call 865-777-0197.

•University of Tennessee and Hardin Valley Academy chemistry departments will host a lecture series. Talks by UT Chemistry professors on the real-world applications of chemistry. Monday, Oct. 4th (MPR) 7:30p.m., Dr. Louis Guiochon - Using Chemistry to Improve Health. Tuesday, Nov. 9th (MPR) 7:30p.m., Dr. Georges Guiochon - What is that Stuff? How do you Find Out? Tuesday, Jan. 18th (In Auditorium) 7:30p.m., Dr. John Bartmess - Living with Chemicals Everywhere. Tuesday, Feb. 8th (In Auditorium) 7:30p.m., Dr. Craig Barnes - Dioxygen: A Unique Molecule. Tuesday March 8th (In Auditorium) 7:30p.m., Dr. Mike Best - Something in Organic Chemistry. Tuesday, April 12th (In Auditorium) 7:30p.m., Dr. Bob Compton - Buckyballs. The lectures are organized by the Science department at Hardin Valley Academy and the STEM Academy. For more information contact Debbie Sayers.


• The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is currently recruiting schools in therir areas to participate in the 2011 Olive Garden Pasta for Pennies program To learn more about how your school can take part in this grassroots effort call 614-331-2980.

 

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