A card shower is planned for Nancy Senseney Boyd, who will celebrate her 98th birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to her c/o Consulate Care, 803 S. Main St., Room 339, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.

Story time

The New Market Area Library will hold a preschool story-time program at 10 a.m. Friday for ages 3-6. The theme will be about gingerbread. Area daycare centers and childcare providers are invited to bring their children.


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following children’s programs Saturday:

• Dungeons & Dragons (ages 13-older): 11 a.m.

• Matinee (ages 8-older): 2 p.m., showing “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

Information: 540-635-3153.

School news

Members of Central High School’s chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended the National Cluster Meeting Nov. 9-11 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Students had the opportunity to compete in career-applicable skill demonstration competitions ranging from interviewing skills, impromptu speaking and use of technology in teaching. Teams also competed in events that challenged students’ knowledge in personal finance, consumer responsibilities, technology and health and safety.

Ashlee Himes, a freshman, helped judge the Culinary Knife Skills event and Trinity Long, a junior, competed in the Toys that Teach event, where she took second place.

Junior Olivia Meadows, sophomore Lisa Carroll and freshman Cheyenne Estep attended leadership academy sessions. During the trip, students visited the Louisville Slugger, Kentucky Derby and Muhammad Ali museums.

School news

On Nov. 30, Warren County High School’s Distributive Education Club of America chapter participated in a bowl-a-thon at Royal Family Bowling Center to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project and military families. Participants collected pledges for each pin knocked down, totaling just over $1,000. The bowl-a-thon is part of a service project that will be presented at the State Leadership Conference next March.


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