School Briefs

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 9:58am

Terrace Park bands perform for public

The bands at Terrace Park K-8 School in Mountlake Terrace will perform “A Patriotic Concert” to honor all veterans, police, fire and rescue workers from 2:45-3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the school commons. Admission is free and open to the public.

School celebrates Veterans Day

The public is invited to join North Sound Christian School Jr./Sr. High students, families, faculty and staff as they host a Veterans Day celebration honoring all those who have served our country in the armed services and in remembrance of all those who have given their life for our country. It will begin at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 10 in the school’s gym at 23607 54th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace. This event will involve the jr./sr. high school band and choir, and include a “community sing” of patriotic songs.

The local American Legion Hall will provide a color guard for the event. The school also plans to involve local groups such as churches, Boy Scouts and civic leaders at this event.

For more information, call Cris Sherman, band director; Debbie Schindler, district superintendent and jr./sr. high administrator or Phil Johnson, director of development at 425-774-7773.

Clothes for Kids auction a success

Clothes for Kids, a Lynnwood-based nonprofit organization that provides new and gently used clothing to children, raised more than $50,000 at its “Celebrate the Children” auction in September.

Since its shop opened mid-August, Clothes for Kids has provided more than 500 wardrobes to children in the community.

NSCS concert fund-raiser set

North Sound Christian School Senior High Choir is holding a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at Calvary Fellowship, 23302 56th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace. The choir will present a concert of Southern gospel (The Crossroads Quartet), choral music (NSCS Singers), and sanctified blues band (The Messenger Band). Each group mentioned above includes members of our North Sound Christian School family.

A free will offering will be taken to raise support for the choir’s trip to sing at Carnegie Hall in May of 2006. The ensemble has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in a select choral Masterworks Performance Concert Series, with other singers from around the country for a five-day Manhattan residency from May 24-28.

For more information, call choir director Kari Morris; Debbie Schindler, district superintendent and jr./sr. high administrator or Phil Johnson, director of development at 425-774-7773.

Ski school ski swap on Saturday

Edmonds Shoreline Snowsports is having its annual ski swap, Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Lynnwood HS Commons 8:30 a.m.-12:30pm. Besides equipment and clothing, information about classes will be available. Those selling should be there early to mark and tag items. A small percentage fee is charged on all items sold. Sellers must pick up items not sold by 12:30 p.m. There is a charge for having to haul away items.

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