Education Briefs: Oct. 9, 2010WALNUT GROVE — The 14th annual Elementary Prairie Winds Arts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Oct. 28 at West-brook-Walnut Grove Elementary School, Walnut Grove.
By: DAILY GLOBE, Worthington Daily Globe
Elementary arts festival scheduled
WALNUT GROVE — The 14th annual Elementary Prairie Winds Arts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Oct. 28 at West-brook-Walnut Grove Elementary School, Walnut Grove.
Pottery, dance, drama, drawing and guitar will be presented to kindergarten through sixth-grade students throughout the day. Artists will include musician Peter Lothringer, karate demonstrator Jeff Meyer, dynamic dancer Ann Jenniges, potter Tina Rich-ards, artist Ed Fornberg, wildlife photographer Ron Boulduan, weaver Connie Peterson, seed artist Ron Kelsey, cartoon sketch art-ist Darrell Allen, stamper Angie Horkey and Nicole Elzenga of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum.
The Elementary Prairie Winds will also be hosting the 14th annual Art Show, an opportunity for elementary-aged students at-tending the festival to share their work with their peers. Door prizes will be awarded for each grade at the closing ceremony.
For more information, contact Tom Vondracek at (507) 859-4051.
Northwestern hosts preview days
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — High school senior s interested in theatre is invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on Nov. 12 and 13. Call (712) 707-7341 for more information.
High school juniors and seniors interested in a teaching career are invited to Northwestern College Education Preview Days on Nov. 14 and 15. Call (712) 707-7002 for more information.
Vote for local teachers is Monday
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Del Monte Fresh Produce, North America Inc. is launching a program to help support K-12th grade pub-lic school teachers across North and Central America with cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit in the “Teacher Mon-day: Cash for Classrooms” campaign. One hundred prizes totaling $1,000 each will be awarded to teachers who get the most votes in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at www.fruits.com.
To be eligible to win, teachers must register for the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest. After teachers regis-ter their name and school, they can get all their fans — parents, students, friends and family — to vote for them. Ten winners will be selected each Monday for five consecutive weeks in October and November for a total of 50 winning teachers. Winning teachers will receive $750 in cash to purchase school supplies and $250 in Del Monte fresh fruit coupons for classroom snacks and to use in fruit educational activities.
In an effort to support schools in less developed countries where many Del Monte products are grown, the program will link win-ning U.S. classrooms with a school in Guatemala or Costa Rica.