Middle School students: Play tennis for your school. CORTA (Columbus Regional Tennis Association) is offering an after-school tennis league for beginners, intermediates and advanced middle school students ages 10-14 or grades 5-8. Students must have a USTA Junior membership which is $20 for the year. Information will be supplied to all middle schools in the area. The first practice begins in September and matches begin in October. If your school needs a team coach, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, call Hanane Toumi at 706-317-4136.
Winners in the Georgia Movie Academy are:
Grades K-2, lst Runner Up, Dimon Magnet Academy
"A Day in the Life of a Dimon Droplette"
Grades K-2, 2nd Runner Up, Hannan Magnet Academy
"A Day in the Life of a New Principal"
Grades 3-5, Best Picture, Fox Elementary
"A Day in the Life of Being Brave"
Grades 6-8, Best Picture, East Columbus Magnet Academy
"A Day in the Life of a Love Letter"
The Georgia Movie Academy is a digital storytelling competition sponsored by the Educational Technology Centers in the state of Georgia. The competition recognizes student work in the area of video production and storytelling. View the movies at www.georgiamovieacademy.org/movies.
Children ages 9 and older are eligible to participate in the Voices of the Valley Youth Choral P rogram. An individual friendly audition is required, addressing basic factors as pitch matching and music reading. Auditions will be held August 18 and 25, 6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m. in Choral Room 1714 in the Schwob School of Music, 900 Broadway. Call 706-641-5124 for more info.