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Education Briefs

The next nationwide ACT test date for college-bound high school students is Saturday, June 10. Students must register online or have their paper registration postmarked by the end of the day, May 5. Late registration postmark deadline is May 19 (with an additional $18 fee required for late registration after May 5).Healthy eating classThe Carbondale Family Resource Center and Even Start will offer the free class Healthy Breakfast and Snack Ideas by registered dietician Michelle Hosack at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Crystal River Elementary School West Campus, 600 S. Third St. in Carbondale. The class will explore healthy foods through education, preparation and tasting. For questions, contact Michelle at 625-6484.Help student education travelA yard sale will be held at Apple Tree Storage No. 61 benefitting student educational travel to Greece and Rome from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, weather permitting, through April.Sponsor educational travel to Italy and Greece for a local student. The trip is being hosted by area teachers and parents and Education First Tours. Call 876-2474 for more information.Waldorf School Alumni NightThe Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork hosts an evening of conversation with Waldorf graduates at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the schools community hall along Highway 82 near Carbondale.Alumni will reflect on their experiences at the school and how well prepared they were for high school and college. The event will be hosted by faculty coordinator, Frances Lewis.Scholarship deadlines Valley View Hospital Auxiliary offers three $1,000 scholarships. Any area high school student who has been accepted into a health sciences program at a college or university is eligible to apply for the Teeney Jeung Scholarship. Completed applications are due April 21, and will be reviewed by the VVHA Scholarships committee.The Valley View Hospital Auxiliary Health Sciences Scholarship VVHA has established a health sciences scholarship in the amount of $2,000 for persons entering or continuing with studies in the medical field. Any person wishing to study or to continue studies in the medical field is eligible for this scholarship.Four $800 Valley View Nursing CMC scholarships are awarded in the fall of each year through Colorado Mountain College. CMC administers the qualifications and awards the scholarships to persons continuing their education in the nursing field.Completed applications for all scholarships are due April 21. Call Community Relations at 384-6656 for applications.Technology in Education seminar The Computers for Kids Foundation is presenting a seminar focusing on technology plans and programs for local schools. The seminar will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Aspen District Theater at Aspen High School. Advanced reservations are advised. Call Mitchell & Company to reserve your seat by credit card: 920-3009.For more information, contact 963-7259 or 379-4755.


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