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Education Notebook: St. George’s staging Shakespeare

Thu., Jan. 24, 2013, midnight

The St. George’s School’s eighth-graders will perform William Shakespeare’s comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” today at 7 p.m. and Friday at 1 p.m. in the school’s Founders Theater. The production is an annual tradition for the eighth-grade class.

The cast includes Brett Ford as Oberon, King of Fairies; Alyssa Fery as Titania, Queen of Fairies; Samuel Niven and Ury Schlotfeldt as Oberon’s Guards; Hunter Hyde as Puck; Hailey Higashi as the Woodland Fairy; Liv Kindl as Cobweb; Paris Reinhardt as Peaseblossom; Katherine Mary Meyer as Moth; Cecilia Bergquist as Mustardseed; and Alison Day, Alyson Galow, Madison Ward and Shelby Wolfe as the Fairy Court.

Other cast members are Connor Hickey as Theseus, Duke of Athens; Anna Nowland as Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons; Aiden McIlraith, Philostrate, Master of Revels; Truman Harris as Egeus, Hermia’s father; Kade Eckert as Lysander; Tobias Peters-Bleck as Demetrius; Amanda Guinn as Hermia; Katherine Lee as Helena; Kate Bozin, Alana Foster and Meara Connor as the Courtiers; Kevin Ingram and Ben Sepinuck as the Pillars; Andrew Jauhiainen as Peter Quince; Case Martin as Nick Bottom/Pyramus; Robby Jones as Snout/Wall; Alex Poppel as Snug/Lion; Zak Kindl as Flute/Thisbe; Alex Biviano as Starveling/Moonshine; Callen Seibold as Pinch; and Kyle Luiten as Pat.

Hoops for cancer

The staffs at Mt. Spokane and Mead high schools, along with Mountainside and Northwood middle schools will play basketball to raise money for cancer. Hoops for Hope IX will be at Mt. Spokane High School on Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The annual fundraiser is a benefit for Coaches vs. Cancer.

The event is organized by Mead district staff, and the ASB at Mt. Spokane and Mead. Over the past eight years, the basketball game has raised about $35,000 for Coaches vs. Cancer.

Admission to the event is $5 for students and adults. Raffle tickets will be sold the week before the game for $5 to people age 18 and older.

For more information call Mt. Spokane at (509) 465-7200 or Mead at (509) 465-7000.

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