Lou DeVincentis 219-831-8600, ext. 6626

Staci Vincent 216-831-8600

PTA plans food drive

During the week of April 19, the Orange Elementary and Middle School PTA will be holding a food drive. Items may be dropped off directly to Garfield Memorial Church on Lander Circle in Pepper Pike. Parents are encouraged to take photos of their kids dropping off food and post them to the PTA Facebook page to be entered into a drawing for Orange schools spirit wear.

The most needed items are pancake mix, syrup, peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, canned chicken, canned tuna, canned fruit, canned tomatoes, rice, boxed potatoes, cooking oil and toilet paper.

Spring break ends

Orange City Schools returned from spring break March 29 with all-in learning after a successful three weeks prior to the break. The community-wide effort to remind people to “Mask Up! Wash Up! Back Up!” included flyers, posters, banners and a video. This initiative continues with the help of the PTA Health and Safety Committee, along with the rest of the district’s support organizations.

Brady student on TV

Brady Middle School seventh-grader Tatev Sargsyan was featured on WKYV-TV3’s “We the People” segment on Match Corps and interviewed by Leon Bibb. She was a camper with Math Corps, which is a program designed to help students learn and excel at math and learn other life skills. The story is now online at https://bit.ly/3fqT11r.

Dazzle Award nomination

Orange High School Senior Katie Kapp was recently nominated for Playhouse Square’s Dazzle Award for Best Actress. She is interested in singing “Unusual Way” from the musical “NINE” as her qualifying song. Winners will be announced June 1. The Dazzle Awards, presented by Pat and John Chapman, were created to inspire and honor excellence in high school musical theater and recognize the importance of musical theater and arts education within the Northeast Ohio community.

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