Coronado places 8 on All-State Choir
Eight Coronado High School students, including repeater Tim Murphy, are All-State Choir selections for 2011. The selectees, chosen on the basis of live auditions last
fall, have been placed into All-State Men's, Women's or Mixed choirs, with each performing Feb. 8 in Denver.
The Coronado All-Staters are:
The choir instructor at Coronado is Jeff Hodur.
EAGLES accepting apps
West Elementary School is now accepting applications for EAGLES (Exceptional Academic Gifted Learning Experience Site).
The District 11 program is open to gifted students in grades 2-5.
West is at 25 N. 20th St.
Space is limited, according to a press release. Times can be scheduled to “shadow” current EAGLES students, starting in February. For more information, call 328- 4900 or go to d11.org/schools/westelem.htm.
The application deadline is April 1.
Tuesday Tours at AACL
The Academy for Advanced and Creative Learning (AACL) has begun offering Tuesday Tours.
The first was Jan. 18; others will be Jan. 25 and Feb. 1. The times are 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
According to a press release, upcoming evening topics will be: “What unique needs do 'gifted learners' face?” (Jan. 25) and “What are 'overexcitabilites' or the sensitivities common in gifted learners?” (Feb. 1).
The Academy is at 2510 N. Chestnut St. (site of the former Pike Elementary) Reservations are necessary. Call 434-6566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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