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2/17/2014

Florence Wilson holds math, literacy night

Florence Wilson holds math, literacy night

There will be a math and literacy night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Florence Wilson Elementary School, 1709 Labrador Blvd. Hot dogs and chips will be served from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the cafeteria, and there's a meeting at 6:30 p.m. in a classroom for kindergarten teachers and parents to review their child's data and set new goals. Other students and parents will go to the gymnasium for a camping-themed evening of math and literacy activities.

School's out on Friday

There will be no school for Garden City Public Schools on Friday. It's a scheduled work day for teachers in the morning and, in the afternoon, there's an inservice for new teachers. The district offices and facilities will be open with regular business hours on Friday. School will be back in session Monday.

KDHE hearing is Wednesday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment's public hearing on an addendum to the air emission source construction permit issued to Sunflower Electric for a proposed power plant in Holcomb is 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Garden City High School auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Comments may be presented orally or in writing during the hearing.

The addendum addresses a Kansas Supreme Court decision last October that sent the permit back to KDHE to apply one-hour federal air quality emission standards for nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide, and new air emission limits before granting the permit.

Concert series taking applications now

Applications for the 2014 Stevens Park Summer Concert Series are being accepted until Feb. 28, along with an audition CD/DVD.

Applications are available at the Garden City Recreation Commission Activity Center, 310 N. Sixth St. and at www.grec.com on the Dance Music page. Completed applications and demos should be brought to the activity center. Selections for the concert series will be made and announced by mid- to late March. For more information, call Brian at 276-1200.

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