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Education Briefs

The Glenwood Springs Elementary School third graders will present “Up!,” a music program, at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the GSES gym. The show should last about 30-35 minutes.

The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork is proud to present storyteller and humorist Kevin Kling at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the school’s eco-campus on Old Highway 82. Kevin will present an evening of laughter and touching tales of the human condition that is suitable for all ages.

The show is a benefit for the Waldorf School. Last year’s show sold out early and patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets early by stopping by or calling the Waldorf School at 963-1960 or at The Lift in Carbondale.

Carbondale Middle School is “Takin’ it to the Streets” to host a Community Expo Night from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 4, on Main Street in Carbondale as part of the town’s First Fridays program.

The event will showcase many of the arts activities, community partnerships and special learning projects that are an integral part of the educational program at CMS.

Please join CMS students, staff and parents in this celebration of student learning. For more information, contact Ami Maes or Adam Carballeira at 384-5700.

Colorado Mountain College’s Roaring Fork Campus will hold graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, in the Spring Valley Center gymnasium, followed by a reception in the campus cafe.

John Adams will provide music ” a fresh fusion of folk, rock and country. In an honored campus tradition, each graduate is invited to say a few words as diplomas are received, and outstanding graduates will be recognized.

Parents, friends and community members are invited to attend. For further information, please contact Abbie Dickinson at 947-8212.

Congratulations to (from left) Anna Gauldin, Taylor Gillman, Kenzie Kuhn and Allison Brown for taking first place in the eighth-grade, Glenwood Springs Middle School annual “Battle of the Books.” The books required for the competition were: Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451,” John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men,” and Todd Strasser’s “The Wave.”

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