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Houlton stages 'Wizard of Oz' Friday

Houlton Elementary School, in conjunction with Prairie Fire Theater Company, is performing "The Wizard of Oz" at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, in the school gynmasium. Friends, family and community members are welcome.

HMS has parent seminar

Hudson Middle School is hosting a free parent seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the school's Excalibur area on the first floor.

Parents will have time to attend three of the following sessions:

  • Planning with My Child, Goal Setting and Career Exploration, with guidance counselors Megan Blakeley, Angela Goebel and Lynn Krueger.
  • Just Moody or Not: Recognizing Teen Depression, with school social worker Mary Paulson.
  • Healthy Habits for Teens: Sleep, Nutrition and Fitness, with school district nurse Sharon Kaltenberg.
  • What's in Town: Alcohol and Drug Use Among Youth, with school district AODA prevention coordinator Dana Krahenbuhl.

    HMS staff will be available to answer questions and provide resources on related topics. Refreshments will be served. To sign up, call (715) 377-3820; walk-ins are welcome.

    Afton school carnival set

    The parents group at Afton-Lakeland School is holding a free carnival from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the school, 475 St. Croix Trail S., in Lakeland. Activities include a police dog demonstration from noon-1 p.m., balloon art, food court, cookie booth, moonwalk, velcro wall, rock star hair, pottery demonstration, raffle, large silent auction, games and more. Tickets are available at the door for the raffle and games.

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