Church accepting preschool applications
TURBOTVILLE - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise St., is now accepting applications for their preschool program.
The class is primarily designed for children who turn 4 by September 1; however, three-year-olds may be placed if there are openings.
The deadline for registration is July 30. The class is taught by Clissie Sheatler, and meets from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Both Bible teachings and academics are included. In addition, the class goes on monthly outings to Kramm's nursing home in Watsontown, where the children do an activity with the residents and provide them with entertainment.
Field trips to the pumpkin patch, Reptiland and children's museums also are featured.
More information is available on the church website at www.zion-ev-lutheran.org or by calling Clissie Sheatler at 437-2215 or the church office at 649-5195.
Muncy School District registering for kindergarten
MUNCY - There will be an orientation meeting for parents planning to register their child for kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Ward L. Myers Elementary cafetorium.
Information about the kindergarten program will be discussed and enrollment forms will be given to parents at the meeting.
Registration will be held at the Ward L. Myers Elementary School conference room, 125 New St. To register, the child must have reached the age of 5 before September 1. The Muncy School District registration dates for newly entering kindergarten students are 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 18 for last names beginning with the letters A through J and 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 19 for last names beginning with the letters K through Z.
Children should not be present during registration. When registering a child, parents are to bring the following items: state certified birth certificate, dates of immunization and any pertinent health information, proof of residency (electric or other utility bill) and custody documentation (if applicable).
Teacher assignments will be made on the basis of preschool screening to be given on May 1 through 3. Testing times will be given to the parent at registration.
For more information, call Mrs. Conner at 546-3129.
Williamsport Area School District kindergarten and new student registration
The Williamsport Area School District will be accepting kindergarten and new student registrations for 2013-14 from Cochran, Hepburn-Lycoming, Jackson and Stevens Elementary Schools between March 25 and 28.
Times are as follows: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 and 26, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 27 and 9 to 11 a.m. March 28. Parents are encouraged to register during these times in order to access the District's Primary School Controlled Choice process.
After March 28, kindergarten and new registrations will be taken 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at WASD?central registration office, 2780 W. Fourth St.
Children must reach age 5 by September 1 in order to enroll.
Parents should be prepared to spend at least 30 minutes at registration and to provide:
Child's birth certificate.
Parent or guardian's ID (driver's license, state ID., or other)
Proof of residence (rent or utility receipt, current lease agreement, etc.).
Child's immunization records.
Record of school age dental examination and medical examination, if completed.
A school nurse will be on hand to answer questions about immunization and examination requirements.
Questions regarding kindergarten registration can be directed to Mrs. Shelly McKernan, registrar, at 327-5500, ext. 33473, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lycoming College hosts career fair
Lycoming College will host a career fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday in Lamade Gymnasium. Co-sponsored by the College and Clear Channel Radio, the event is open to the public.
Representative from companies such as Baltimore Life Co. and Primus Technologies, along with local businesses, will be present to discuss employment and internship opportunities. Interested individuals are encouraged to wear business attire and bring multiple copies of their resume.
Iraqi Journalist to speak at MU
MANSFIELD - Haider Hamza, an Iraqi journalist, scholar, and activist will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Mansfield University's North Manser Dining Hall.
Hamza's lecture includes poignant and touching visuals of daily life in Iraq following the U.S.-led invasion, the presence and challenges the U.S. troops face there, his personal struggle and the high loss war causes.
He is committed to raising awareness among young people both in America and the Middle East and to send a message of peace and reconciliation.
Hamza donates half of his speaker fee earnings to help Iraqi widows and orphans in urgent and imminent need.
The presentation is sponsored by the student activities office and supported by student activity fees and is free and open to the public.