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April 23, 2014

The Times' Morning Update for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Early weather and community news for your day


CULLMAN — EES to present ‘Oklahoma’: Students at East Elementary School will present the Broadway musical “Oklahoma” at 7 p. m. April 25; and at 1 p. m. April 16, in the school’s gym. Doors will be open one hour early each day. Admission is $5; children five years and under are free. Proceeds will go to future productions by the East Elementary Musical Theatre Department. Info: school office at 256-734-2232.

Welti’s kindergarten registration: Welti Elementary School is now enrolling students (five years of age on or before Sept. 2, 2014) for the next school year. Registration will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a. m. ; and from noon to 2:30 p. m. Thursday, April 24, at the school.

Parents/guardians must bring a blue slip (health dept. immunization card), child’s Social Security Card, and a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate.

Dance performance at Hanceville Elementary: Sudha Raghuram is a committed Bharatanatyam instructor, dancer and choreographer based in Montgomery, Ala. She is a dancer known for her command of the traditional technique of Bharatanatyam, while at the same time effortlessly embracing Kathak, contemporary dance and folk dances of India.

The Alabama State Council on the Arts has awarded her the Folk Arts Apprenticeship grant eight times since the year 2000. In 2013, she was awarded the Dance Fellowship and was selected in the Alabama Touring Artist Program to perform Indian classical dance in different public schools across Alabama.

Ms. Raghuram will give a performanace at 11 a. m. and 1:30 p. m. Wednesday, April 23, at Hanceville Elementary; the public is invited to attend.

Masonic scholarships: Applications for the Robert Bates Masonic Scholarships are available for seniors in both city and county schools. Students should contact their guidance counselor or contact Jerry Goldin at 256-796-8914. Deadline for Submission is April 30.

Garden City Elementary’s kindergarten registration: Pre-registration for Garden City Elementary School's 2014-15 kindergarten class will be from 9 a. m. to noon Friday, May 2. To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2014.

Parents should bring a certified copy of child's birth certificate, Social Security card, and an up-to-date immunization card (blue slip). Children should accompany parents to registration to complete vision and hearing screenings. Info: school office at 256-352-5051.

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