+SJCS open house

Are you looking for a school that teaches preschool-eighth grade, with strong and challenging academics, a strong fine arts program, where students, teachers and parents work together in a student friendly and safe environment? 

If so, you are cordially invited to St. Joseph School Open House from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, and from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday, March 1.

Open enrollment for the surrounding community begins Wednesday, March 2.

Now is the time to tour the school and meet the faculty and staff while openings are still available. 

If you prefer an individual tour, contact Maribeth May, SJS development director, at 972-937-9557 or 972-937-0956 or e-mail mmay@stjswaxtx.org. 

SJS is located at 506 E. Marvin, Waxahachie.

Black History Month Community Day

Black History Month Community Day celebration will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Waxahachie High School Fine Arts Center.

“Your presence and participation will make the celebration a great day for all,” a spokesman said, inviting the community.

Ms. Red Oak Pageant

The 2011 Ms. Red Oak Pageant will be held Saturday, Feb. 26. The annual fundraiser benefits the Project Success Drug Education Program. This year the theme is “Red Oak Goes Hollywood.”

The pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Red Oak Performing Arts Center; tickets can be purchased at the gate, which opens at 5 p.m. with the playing of a Hero Named George video at 5:30 p.m.

Purchase pre-sale tickets at any campus for $2 students, $4 adults. At the gate, tickets are $4 students, $6 adults. Children younger than 4 or seniors 65 and older admitted free; ROISD gold card holders admitted free. Food and drinks will not be allowed nor sold due to the event location.

For more information, call 972-617-4607.

Caregiver Support Group Meets

Pam Brandon becomes the new facilitator of Caregiver Support Group on Feb. 27. The organization meets in the classroom of the new Ennis Regional Medical Center, 2201 W. Lampasas, Ennis.