SCHOOL BRIEFS


First Posted: 3/11/2012

MU professor slates physics presentation

The Misericordia University Department of Physics is hosting a presentation by Michael Orleski, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics at Misericordia University, for the first mini-meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers Central Pennsylvania Section (AAPT-CPS) at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 in room 206 of the Hafey-McCormick Science Building on campus.

The presentation is open free to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 674-6400.

Students will perform music at Seminary

The Wyoming Seminary Music Department will present a special performance by members of the Bratislava State Conservatory of Music, Slovakia, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners.

The concert, titled “An Evening At The Opera And More,” will feature a 12-year-old violinist and four student singers, performing popular works of opera.

Concert will benefit Feeding America

A concert to raise money for Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners.

The concert is open to the public and donations will be accepted at the door. For more information contact the Sem communications office at 270-2192.

MU profs will present at memory program

Misericordia University professors James Siberski, M.S., C.M.C., CRmT, assistant professor, coordinator of gerontological education and director of the Geriatric Care Management program, and Dawn Evans, M.S., O.T.R./L., assistant professor of occupational therapy, each are presenting at the Memory Educate Resources Care You program from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 20 in the Rivers room at Mercy Center, Dallas. The program is open free to the public.

For more information, call 674-6945.

Craft show slated

The Tunkhannock Area Middle School Band will host a craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at the middle school.

Seminary to hold early childhood overview

Wyoming Seminary Lower School invites families to attend the Early Childhood Overview from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 29 at the school’s Forty Fort campus, 1560 Wyoming Ave.

Families may tour preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms and speak with the dean of the Primary Division, teachers and admission staff about Sem’s early childhood program.

Please call Heidi Sims, Associate Director of Lower School Admission, at 718-6610 for more information or e-mailLSadmission@wyomingseminary.org.

Seminary presents Music Festival

The Wyoming Seminary Music Department will present a Shostakovich Chamber Music Festival, featuring the music of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 and Sat 3 p.m. Sunday, April 1 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners.

The concerts will include instrumental and vocal works and will feature professional and student performers.

The festival is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.

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