|Subject: ||Weekly Media Tips - 3/21/2011|
|Date to send: ||3/21/2011 at 2:00 PM|
March 21, 2011
For coverage information contact Tiffany Woods, Director of Public Relations for Roanoke City Public Schools, at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 21, 2011
EVENT: City Council Recognizes Preston Park Elementary During for Academic Achievements
SCHOOL/LOCATION: City Council Chambers
DATE/TIME: March 21, 7 p.m.
DETAILS: City Council Members will recognize Preston Park Elementary tonight for winning the Competence to Excellence Award granted by the Virginia Department of Education and Governor. Preston Park received the award for making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) two consecutive years and for exceeding state academic guidelines.
March 25-26, 2011
EVENT: Hairspray Musical Features Talent from Across the Roanoke Valley
SCHOOL: William Fleming
DATE/TIME: March 18-19, 25-26, 2011; 7:30 p.m.
DETAILS: The Colonel’s Theatre Company will be bringing in talent from William Fleming, Patrick Henry, James Madison Middle, and Roanoke Catholic to perform in the musical Hairspray. The musical performance will feature both students and faculty from all over the Roanoke Valley. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and can be purchased on show nights at the Dickinson Auditorium Box Office (opening at 6:30); through Fleming’s Main Office (Larry Van Deventer, 853.6241) or Roanoke Catholic’s Main Office (Reed McGinn, 982.3532). For additional ticket information please call Fran Martin at 362.0139. Purchase tickets in advance as this show is expected to sell out all four nights!
EVENT: Fishburn Park Elementary Hosts “An Evening with the Arts”
SCHOOL: Fishburn Park Elementary
DATE/TIME: April 12, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Fishburn Park students will present a special event featuring the Strings, Choir and creative artwork. Light refreshments will be provided and the community is invited.