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WELLINGTON HIGH

Theater students will present the musical comedy “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7 p.m. April 6-8. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students.

DREYFOOS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Band Aid, a benefit for the Band Department, will take place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 6 at EMKO, 2119 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Music students will perform at the event, and a portion of the proceeds from EMKO’s Jereve Restaurant will go to the band. Attendees should mention the school when making dining reservations at 561-227-3511.

CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH

Test-taking strategies will be the subject of a workshop scheduled 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday for students and parents. The topics include learning styles, studying skills, test preparation, test taking and strategies to reduce test anxiety.

The spring drama production, “Grease,” will be staged at 7 p.m. April 7 and 8.

National Honor Society inductions begin at 6 p.m. April 11 in the gymnasium.

SEMINOLE RIDGE HIGH

The Army JROTC Hawk Battalion, in regional drill and color guard competition against 18 area schools, earned several honors, with four teams advancing to state competition. Taking first place was the male/mixed unarmed platoon. Earning second was the female unarmed squad. The female color guard and the male unarmed squad placed third.

Students of the Week for March 13–17: Krystal Hann, Erick Herzberg, Nichole Nadolna and Miguel De la Paz; for March 27-31: Samuel Esparza, Aneeshea Cason, John Brecht and Hilton Luciano.

BRIEFLY

Lottery selections will be announced after 3 p.m. Friday for the school district’s Choice and Career Options programs. Selections are made by computer-generated lottery, and parents will be notified by email of the results.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre will hold its eighth annual First Step to Stardom audition day beginning at 9 a.m. April 22. The day will feature casting for professional productions of the family friendly musicals “Disney Newsies,” “Hairspray” and “South Pacific,” as well as the plays “An Inspector Calls” and “Born Yesterday.” Roles are available for actors ages 7 to 24.

A free 30-minute audition prep workshop will be offered on April 15 that will give students and parents an overview of what to expect at the audition day. Parents will attend a question-and-answer session in the acting studio while students learn music in the voice studio and a dance combination in the dance studio.

Students must first register online for an April 22 audition time slot, then contact the Conservatory to register for the workshop.

To register for the audition day, visit www.jupitertheatre.org/fsts. To register for the audition prep classes or free workshop, call 561-575-2672.

Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to neighborhood@pbpost.com. Dated items must be sent at least two weeks before the event.



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