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Posted January 27, 2009 | comments Leave a comment

Neighborhood notes: Front Royal

Front Royal

School news

The Warren County College Access Network will have financial aid assistance for graduating seniors and parents completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Skyline High School.

There will be a drawing for a $100 book scholarship for students completing the FAFSA. Further information is available by calling 635-4144, Extension 44232 or via e-mail to kclayton@wcps.k12.va.us.

Ressie Jeffries Elementary School received 263 votes and $400 from the Martin's A+ Rewards Video Contest on Jan. 21.

Library news

Samuels Public Library has acquired the following fiction for young readers:

"Watch Out For Jabba the Hutt!," Beecroft; "The Rain Stomper," Boswell; "Cork & Fuzz," Chaconas; "One is a Feast For Mouse," Cox; "Louise," DiCamillo; "Does a Sea Cow Say Moo?," Harshman; "Little Britches and the Rattlers," Kimmel; "The Origami Master," Lachenmeyer; "Just in Case," Morales; "Bobo and the New Neighbor," Page; "Frankenstein Takes the Cake," Rex; "Snow," Rylant; "God's Dream," Tutu; and "Sam the Snowman," Winget.

Book and CD: "The Uglified Ducky," Claglin, and "I Got Two Dogs," Lithgow.

More information about the library's holdings is available at www.samuelslibrary.net.

4-H news

The Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center is accepting early-bird reduced-fee registration for its wilderness adventure summer camps for ages 9-18. Further information is available by calling 635-7171 or at nova4h.ext.vt.edu.

College news

Justin Thurston of Front Royal, a freshman at James Madison University, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester.

He is a 2008 graduate of Skyline High School.

Amy Clinger of Front Royal has been named to the dean's list at the College of William and Mary for the fall semester.

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