In the schools

LHU to host town hall panel discussion on substance abuse and concert “Perspectives”

LOCK HAVEN — A town hall panel discussion about substance abuse will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, 10 Susquehanna Ave., Lock Haven University. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The discussion, “Moving Forward to Combat Substance Abuse: Education for the Future,” will include local professionals in the field of substance abuse prevention, intervention, law enforcement and government, who will serve as panelists. There will be representatives from West Branch Drug & Alcohol Abuse Commission, Community Care Behavioral Health, Clinton County Housing Authority, Clinton County Court Services, Crossroads Counseling Inc., Children & Youth Services, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Celebrate Recovery.

The event is open to LHU students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public.

The Lock Haven University Band also will present the concert titled “Perspectives,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the Price Performance Center auditorium, on the campus of LHU.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature a variety of chamber music and solos spanning several centuries with works by Beethoven, Ford, Argenziano, Heiden and others.

For more information on the town hall, contact Beth McMahon at 570-484-2214 or email bmcma

For more information on the concert, contact Seth Wollam at 570-484-2173 or email sfw332@lock

Meadowbrook Christian School presents “Cinderella”

MILTON — Meadowbrook Christian School, 363 Stamm Road, will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, in the school auditorium. There is a cost, with discounts available for students.

For more information, call 570-742-2638.

Lycoming Nursery School to hold open house

Lycoming Nursery School, 825 Arch St., will hold an open house from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m and 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. March 13 to begin accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Attendees can visit classrooms and meet teachers. In addition to social and academic preparation, students enjoy music class, Storymobile, Stretch-n-Grow and monthly field trips. There are three classes for children ages three, four and five and space is limited. School is in session from September through May and classes meet from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

WASD kindergarten registration week scheduled

The Williamsport Area School District’s kindergarten registration week is scheduled for March 19 through March 23.

Children must be age 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2018, in order to enroll.

All registrations for the 2018-2019 school year will occur from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Enrollment Center at the District Service Center, 2780 West Fourth St. Registration will be handled alphabetically by last name, based on the following schedule:

• Monday, March 19: A-F

• Tuesday, March 20: G-L

• Wednesday, March 21: M-S

• Thursday, March 22: T-Z

• Friday, March 23: Open A-Z

All students will be assigned to their home area school as long as they are registered by June 8.

Parents also can register online and set up an appointment to complete the process in as little as 15 minutes on their assigned date by going to http://reg

Whether registered in advanced or on the scheduled date, all supporting documentation must be brought to ensure registration can be completed. Required documentation is the child’s birth certificate, guardian identification (driver’s license, state ID, etc.), proof of residence, child’s immunization records to-date, and Record of School-Age Dental Examination and Medical Examination, if completed.

For more information or questions, contact Registrar Shelly McKernan at 570-327-5500, ext. 40001, or

LHU to host spring senior business reception

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s Business Administration and Accounting Advisory Board will hold a senior reception from 5:30-7 p.m. March 23 in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, Poorman Ballroom, at Lock Haven University.

The reception, which is open to the public, is for LHU students enrolled in the senior capstone course. Local businesspersons are encouraged to attend and network with students.

The reception provides an opportunity for senior students to network with local business persons and apply interpersonal and social skills needed for this type of business setting. Refreshments will be provided.

Those interested in attending the event must RSVP to Cori Myers by March 16 at 570-484-2274 or email

For more information on Lock Haven University, visit, email admissions@lock, or call 570-484-2011.