SCHOOL BRIEFS


First Posted: 3/6/2014

DHS CLASS OF 1988

SEEKS CLASSMATES

The Dallas High School Class of 1988 has a reunion planned for July 26 and is seeking contact information for the following classmates : Frank Bigler, John Cacciamani, Mark Frank, David Harris, Benjamin Kasmark, Benjamin Kern, Kathy Lasecki, Mark McFarland, Mark Meholchick, Jonathan Mitchell, Wilbur Murdock, Richard Niski, Charles Oliver, Donald Rogers, Sandra Rutkoski, Kim Sands, Heather Schoner, Michael Welitchko and Christine Yezilski.

Anyone with any information regarding these classmates is asked to forward it todhs1988fb@gmail.com with the person’s name in the subject field or leave a message for Susan Miers Smith at 610-371-5048.

DHS CLASS OF ‘65

PLANS REUNION

The Dallas Senior High School Class of 1965 is planning a 50th anniversary reunion for July 2015. Classmates or family members of classmates are asked to send contact information, including address, phone and email address to Diana Pickett Berry at DLBERRY@epix.net or call 570-675-0167 and leave a message.

‘SWITCH’ SHOWN

AT SEMINARY

“Switch: Discover the Future of Energy,” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at the Wyoming SeminaryBuckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The event is free and open to the public.

This presentation is supported in part by the Louis Maslow STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) School at Wyoming Seminary, which hosts a monthly series of lectures on a variety of science topics. The lectures are intended to show the integration and application of science, technology, engineering and mathematics across disciplines and within society.

For more information, contact Rachel Bartron at rbartron@wyomingseminary.org or call the Sem communications office at 570-270-2192.

CRAFT SHOW

The Tunkhannock Area Middle School Band Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the middle school.

Food and baked goods will also be available.

VENDOR/CRAFT

FAIR SLATED

The Trucksville Early Childhood Education Center wil hold a vendor/craft fair and silent auction from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 29 at the school.

Participating vendors include Tastefully Simple, Barefoot Books, Advocare, Silpada, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Pink Papaya, Paparazzi, Little Cuties Boutique, Marietta’s Treasures, Miche Purse, hand crafted jewelry, painted glass, lamps, candles and more.

Each vendor will auction a basket during the silent auction, with many other donated items and gift certificates from local restaurants and businesses up for bidding as well.

The TECEC Board of Directors will prepare food for purchase at the fair and the Trucksville United Methodist Church Youth Group will host a bake sale to support church missions.

MU PLANS

OPEN HOUSE

Misericordia University will hold an open house program on the Back Mountain campus for high school students and their parents on Saturday, March 29 beginning with registration at 9 a.m.

The program offers a tour of the more than 124-acre campus, meetings with Misericordia students, faculty and coaches, as well as information sessions with admissions and financial aid counselors.

The program begins with registration at 9 a.m. in the Anderson Sports and Health Center at the North Gate of the upper campus. A special “Meet the Coaches” session will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. The open house program will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The schedule includes refreshments, campus tours, a faculty session and lunch, and meetings with representatives of student services, athletics and financial aid. A session will also be held on the university’s Alternative Learner’s Project for students with learning disabilities.

For more information, contact the Misericordia University Admissions Office at 570-675-4449 or by e-mail at admiss@misericordia.edu.

‘RUMORS’ AT MU

The Misericordia Players will present Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning comedy, “Rumors,” at 8 p.m. Friday, April 3 through Saturday, April 5 . in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall.

Tickets are available at the door for $5 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students.

For more information, call the Misericordia Box Office at 570-674-6719.

COACH/VERA

BRADLEY BINGO

Coach/Vera Bradley Bingo will be held on Saturday, April 5 at Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School, Old Route 115, Lehman. Doors open at noon and Bingo starts at 1 p.m.

A purhcase of $20 buys 20 games of Bingo. Tickets pre-purchased (prior to April 5) buys 20 games plus a free game sheet for Coach Special #1.

Homemade food, baked goods and refreshments will be available. Proceeds benefit the Lake-Lehman Last Knight 2014 Graduation Lock-In Celebration.

Pre-purchase tickets by calling Amy Spess at 570-239-0737.

CRAFT FAIR AT

WEST SIDE CTC

The West Side Career and Technology Center SkillsUSA student organization will holding its annual spring craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the school, 75 Evans St., Kingston.

Various vendors and crafters will display their wares, including jewelry and clothing items to wood crafts and housewares. There will also be food by our Culinary Arts program, a Chinese auction and plenty of parking.

The event benfits the West Side CTC SkillsUSA Club, a student organization that provides students with professional development, service opportunities and an opportunity to compete in their area of studies at local, state, and national levels.

Vendor spaces are still available.

For more information, contact Frank Vandermark at 570-881-3142 or by email at fvandermark@wsctc.net or 570.881.3142

LCCC SLATES

OPEN HOUSE

Luzerne County Community College will hold a Spring Open House from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 5 at the college’s Campus Center.

General information and financial aid sessions will be held and tours will be given throughout the day. Various departments and programs will provide information through demonstrations and displays.

For more information, call the LCCC Admissions Office at 570-740-0337.

BINGO AT

EVANS FALLS

Evans Falls Elementary will hold its third annual Basket Bingo Saturday, April 12. Doors will open at 10 a.m. with the bingo beginning at 11 a.m.

Baskets include day trips, restaurant gift cards, passes to museums/aquariums, gifts, etc. There will also be a food sale, raffles, door prizes, etc.

Adult tickets are $20 for 20 3-face vertical bingo cards. Players under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For tickets or more information, call Molly at 570-817-0262.

WE THE KINGS

COMES TO MU

The Department of Student Activities at Misericordia University will sponsor a concert for Spring Fest Weekend with the alternative rock band, We The Kings, headlining the show at 7 p. m. on Friday, April 25 in the Anderson Sports and Health Center at the North Gate of campus.

We The Kings is touring the country in support of its fourth album, “Somewhere Somehow,’’ which entered the Billboard Hot 200 at No. 44 – the highest debut in their career. The new album, released in December, has also reached No. 5 and No. 6, respectively on the U.S. Alternative Rock and U.S. Rock charts.

Tickets for Misericordia University students with a valid ID are $20 and all other tickets for the general admission concert are $25. Misericordia students can only purchase one ticket each at the discount rate. For more information, call 570-674-8111 or e-mail Patrick McKamy, coordinator of student activities, at pmckamy@misericordia.edu.

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