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• Staff honored as Top Males
Three Dayton Public Schools employees will be honored as “Top 10 African-American Males” by Parity, Inc. during the group’s annual luncheon at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday (Feb. 25) at Sinclair Community College, Building 12. Nelson Stone, Meadowdale High School principal; John Ralph, a teacher at Thurgood Marshall High School; and Robert Watkins, a teacher at Rosa Parks PK-8 School will be honored for their contributions to the community.
• Meadowdale JROTC to present check
The Meadowdale High School JROTC unit has been busy with fund-raising activities in support of Haiti disaster relief, and will present a check to the Dayton chapter of the American Red Cross this Friday (Feb. 26) at 2:45 p.m. at the school, 4417 Williamson Drive. Students sold T-shirts and raised $1,000. For more information, contact Chief Warrant Officer Johnny Buford at 542-7136.
• Celebrating black history at WOW
World of Wonder PK-8 School, 2826 Campus Drive, will hold its annual African-American Book Read-In and Black History Program on Friday (Feb. 26). During the book read-in, from 10:15 a.m. to noon, volunteers will read poems and passages, and share stories with students. The history program, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., will feature remarks from Deputy to the Superintendent Lori Ward and performances by the WOW choir and DCDC2. For more information, contact Principal Cleaster Jackson at 542-3600.