Education Briefs: 05-08-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 May 2014 08:37
BG students in concert tonight
The Bowling Green High School Orchestra, Middle School Orchestras and Beginner Orchestra will present their final concerts of the  2013-14 concert season with two events. The first will be on Thursday tonight featuring the grades 5-7 and the second concert will be on May 15 featuring the 8th Grade Orchestra, High School Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra.
The program tonight will  open with the beginner orchestra which students from Conneaut, Crim and Kenwood Elementary Schools to form a 90 piece string orchestra.  The 7th grade bobcat orchestra will conclude the program with the popular classic Overture to William Tell  by Rossini.  
The May 15 program will showcase the older orchestra students. The 8th Grade will perform "Dust in the Wind" featuring Ryland Black and Elaine Hudson on guitar. The High School Orchestra and 8th Grade Orchestra will combine to perform selections from Disney's "The Lion King" and  "Frozen." The BGHS String Orchestra will also perform Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" complete with simulated cannon fire and church bells. The night concludes with the Symphony Orchestra performing selections from the Broadway musical "Les Miserables." Both concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center and are free and open to the public.   

Anti-teen drinking is topic of Otsego community event
TONTOGANY - On Friday at 1 p.m., the Otsego community will welcome Drs. Brian and Cindy Hoeflinger to speak in the high school auditorium to the high school students about anti-teen drinking.
With prom season around the corner, on Saturday for Otsego High School, administrators encourage everyone who is able to attend to come. Everyone is welcome and the event is open to the public

Elmwood band earns 'Superior' rating at OMEA contest
On May 3, the Elmwood High School Concert Band earned its first ever rating of "I- Superior" in school history at the Ohio Music Education Association Large Group Contest which was held at Findlay High School.
The band had qualified for OMEA state contest most recently in 2010 and 1988 prior to then. This is the first time in the history of Elmwood Local Schools that a high band has earned the top rating possible at OMEA State Contest.

Caddyshack Classic golf outing is May 17
PERRYSBURG - The sixth-annual Caddyshack Classic golf outing by Perrysburg's Frank Elementary will begin at 8 a.m. May 17 at Stone Ridge Golf Club.
This event is the largest fundraiser for the Frank Parents Club. This year, 25 percent of proceeds will be donated to the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio. The event is open to the public.
The format will be a four-person scramble. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Cost is $75 per person or $280 per team. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and other raffle items. Holes may be sponsored for $125. Lunch will be catered by Gradkowski's and Social and will begin around 1:30 p.m.
Contact Steve Gagle at 419-350-9442 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to play, sponsor or donate.
Registration forms may be found at http://tinyurl.com/FPCgolf2014.

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