Midtown Raleigh News

School Notes

Jeffreys Grove celebrates peace

Jeffreys Grove Elementary students devoted a week to celebrating global peace. Activities included a Global Expo Family Night, learning to be school and global peacemakers and a reading buddies program using books on peace. The school’s goals are to help students learn to resolve conflict peacefully and to further their development of global awareness. Jeffreys Grove Elementary is part of the N.C. Global Schools Network.

St. Timothy’s School festival

St. Timothy’s School held its International Festival last week. The event was designed to help students embrace the differences and celebrate the similarities that make them all citizens of the world. Many people at the festival representing different countries dressed in the traditional clothing of their country. Students also are collecting money for Heifer International, and each grade will decide on the animals they will be able to donate with their funds.

Leesville presents ‘Kiss Me Kate’

Leesville Road High School, in partnership with Pride Productions, will perform “Kiss Me Kate” at 7 p.m. April 19-21 at the Leesville Road High School Auditorium, 8409 Leesville Road, Raleigh. Cost is $10. For ticket information or to purchase online, visit prideproductions.info/lrhs.

St. Thomas More open house

St. Thomas More Academy is holding an open house for rising seventh-graders from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the school, 3109 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-878-7640, email admissions@stmacademy.org or visit www.stmacademy.org.