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Education Notebook: Students holding food drive at Yoke’s

THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012

North Central High School students are spreading the holiday spirit. The students have been collecting food and other items for their annual Fill the Bus food drive.

The drive will continue 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at Yoke’s, 3321 W. Indian Trail Road, where students will be asking the public to help them fill the bus.

All donations will be given to Anna Ogden Hall and the Women and Children’s Free Restaurant.

Northwest Christian offers two concerts

Celebrate the season tonight at Northwest Christian Schools, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, when the sixth- through 12th-grade choir and strings students perform the “Emmanuel” concert, at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature holiday favorites such as “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” The performance will also include a rendition of George F. Handel’s “Hallelujah” chorus that will combine the strings and choir students.

The celebration will continue Tuesday with the concert, “Rejoice! The Savior’s Come!” The kindergarten through fifth-grade students will perform at Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St., at 7 p.m. The concert will also feature third-grade recorders, fourth- and fifth-grade band, choir, strings students and the Pure Joy Choir. Northwest Christian teachers will also give a special performance.

For information call (509) 238-4005.

Ferris concert at INB

Music students at Ferris High School will bring holiday cheer to the INB Performing Arts Center on Monday with the “Winter Wonderland of Music” concert, beginning at 7 p.m.

The event will feature the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Intermediate Percussion, Advanced Percussion, Concert Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Treble Choir, Symphonic Choir, Canterbury Belles, Camerata and the Saxon Knights. The public is welcome to attend, and the concert is free.

For information, call Ben Brueggemeier at (509) 354-6034 or email BenBr@

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