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Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

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Compiled by Cindy Stern

Providence High

New students: The school will hold a New Student Welcome for rising freshmen, students new to the school and their families, 3-5 p.m. Aug. 21. There will be an information session in the auditorium and club representatives will be available in the mall.

Northwest School of the Arts

Graduate news: Philip Johnson is performing in a national tour of “Brothers of the Knight.” The recent graduate is playing one of the brothers and is an understudy for the preacher.

Lauren Pearson, a 2013 graduate, also performs in the show as a sister and a cat, and is an understudy for another of the sisters.

Ardrey Kell

New students: The school will hold a new-student orientation 9-11 a.m. Aug. 12 in the media center.

School tours will be available, and students can meet with administrators and counselors to learn about their schedule and information about the school.

Independence High

Upcoming orientations: The school will host “Patriot Life Line” for rising freshmen 2-5 p.m. Aug. 14.

An open house will be Aug. 21; 2-3 p.m. for freshmen and 3-4 p.m. for upperclassmen.

Hough High

Open House: The school will hold Open House on Aug. 22, 9:30-11 a.m. Students and parents will tour the school and meet teachers.

Ballantyne Elementary

Reading activity: The media center is open 10 a.m.-noon. Tuesdays.

The school is competing in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and currently is ranked No. 10. The top 20 schools will receive recognition in the 2015 Scholastic Book of World Records.

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