SCHOOL BRIEFS


First Posted: 3/20/2014

FORUM SLATED

The College Guidance Department at Wyoming Seminary Upper School will host a special forum titled “Artists and Athletes: Finding Your Fit at the College Level” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 iin the Stettler Learning Resources Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston.

The forum is free and open to the public and is suitable for all students in middle and high school who are interested in arts or athletics and considering post-secondary education.

For more information, call the Wyoming Seminary College Guidance Office at 570-270-2125.

‘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.

SOCCER TEAM

CRAFT SHOW

The Dallas High School Boys Soccer Team Annual Spring Craft Show, with over 50 local and regional crafters selling handmade items, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 at the Dallas High School, 2000 Conyngham ave., Dallas.

Lunch and baked goods will be available for purchase.

For more information, call Sandy Michalisin at 570-690-0143.

‘GODSPELL’ AT

DALLAS HS

Dallas High School will present the Stephen Schartz musical “Godspell” at 8 p.m. on April 11 and 12 and a 2 p.m. on April 13.

Cost of admission is $10 at the door or $8 if pre-ordered at aide@dallassd.com.

The cast recently had the opportunity to do audio taped interviews and perform musical numbers from the show for WVIA radio. This performance preview can be heard at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 on WVIA 89.9 FM.

DHS LOCK-IN

FUNDRAISER

The Dallas High School Lock-In Committee will host a special fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 at Susquehanna Brewery Company (SBC), 635 S. Main St., Pittston.

The pre-purchase of a $20 ticket ($25 at the door) will feature a sampling of SBC brews and brewery tour, refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages and live entertainment by The Revolution Band. Participants must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Tickets can be purchased on or before April 9 by calling Terri Shaner at 570-406-7117. Only a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

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.

MU PLANS ADULT

OPEN HOUSE

The Misericordia University Adult Admissions Office will hold an Adult Learner and Transfer Open Houses from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 in Room 431, Building 4 of Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke.

The Open House is for adult students who have general questions about entering or returning to college and who are interested in Misericordia University’s Expressway Accelerated Degree Program.

For those unable to attend the open house, adult students may also register for an upcoming virtual open house where they will be able to speak with a representative from admissions in real time by logging onto misericordia.edu/expressway. The Virtual Open House is scheduled for Thursday, April 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP to an open house, contact the Misericordia University Adult Admissions Office at 570-674-6791.

SEM SCHEDULES

VISITATION DAY

Wyoming Seminary Upper School in Kingston is offering area students in eighth grade through high school and their families an opportunity to visit the campus during the April Visitation and Re-Visit Day on Monday, April 21.

The Upper School Visitation Day program will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Stettler Learning Resources Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston.

A response is necessary by Friday, April 18. For more information, call 570-270-2160.

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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