- Sy O'Neill Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
BAK MIDDLE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
The Theatre Department’s Junior Thespian Troupe will present “Caught in the Middle,” a comic farce written and directed by Richard Valentine. Showtime is 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 at the school, 1725 Echo Lake Drive, West Palm Beach. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens. Purchase at the door (cash only) or online at www.seatyourself.biz/Bak.
Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty Kids” will be performed by Lower School students at 2 p.m. Saturday in the school’s theater, 807 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. The musical is produced and directed by Robert Sherman, with musical direction by Gay Dedo; choreography by Jeanne Bennett and Courtney Poston; scenic and lighting design by area professionals Sage Neighbors and Ardean Landuis; and costume design by Jeanne Bennett and alumnus William Linn. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and can be purchased at www.ra.booktix.com.
An open house will take place at 9 a.m. Nov. 10. The school offers an an independent, Catholic and accelerated education, starting with the Early Childhood Montessori Program (12 months to 5 years) and through the Lower School (kindergarten to fourth grade) and Middle School (fifth to eighth grade). Bus service is offered to students throughout Palm Beach County. RSVP to www.rosarian.org/open-house or call 561-345-3106.
SEMINOLE RIDGE HIGH
American Sign Language teacher Rose Adams was honored as ASL Teacher of the Year at the Florida Foreign Languages Association annual conference. The award recognizes Adams for her exemplary performance as an ASL teacher and as a statewide advocate for the value of teaching sign language.
The Winged Regiment marching band competed recently at the John I. Leonard High Lancer Jamboree, and once again swept its division. The band won Best Color Guard, Best General Effect, Best Music Performance, Best Percussion and Best Visual Performance. The band took first place in its class and fifth place overall out of 21 bands.
Students of the Week for Oct. 16–20: Victoria Terkovich, Ryan Blake, Jasmine Kelly and Kyle Huff.
Students of the Week for Oct. 23–27: Hailey Thomas, Jakob Goldbach, Jacob Dodge and Kayla Comer.
On-campus blood drive dates for students: Nov. 10, Jan. 19, April 27 and May 25. Parent and community blood drives take place 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Jan. 24 and May 2. The location is by the gym lobby entrance at the south parking lot.
ALEXANDER W. DREYFOOS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
The Theatre Department will present Cole Porter’s Tony Award-winning musical “Kiss Me Kate” at the school’s Meyer Hall, 550 Tamarind Ave., West Palm Beach. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $10 and are available at www.seatyourself.biz/awdsoa. For groups of 10 or more, call 561-802-6005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mighty Wolverine Sound Wind Ensemble and Jazz Bands will present A Salute to Veterans Concert at 2 p.m. Nov. 11 in the school theater, 2101 Greenview Shores Blvd., Wellington. The concert features guest clarinet soloist Michael Forte. A reception will follow. The community is invited to this free event.
CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH
The band’s annual poinsettia sale will include Christmas trees, wreaths and centerpieces this year. The deadline to order is Monday. Pickup will be Dec. 2 at the school. For more information, call 561-254-0283 or email email@example.com.