School - Oct. 2

Published Oct 2, 2013 at 6:19 am (Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 5:31 pm)

C-H band festival

The Chartiers-Houston High School Marching Band will host its second annual band festival at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the high school stadium. Featured high school bands include South Fayette, West Greene, Ringgold, Charleroi and Keystone Oaks.

Also, The Pittsburgh Steeline, known for its performances at Heinz Field and The Westminster College Titan Marching Band will be featured.

Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students/seniors. Call 724-745-3350 ext. 215 with questions.

Ladies Tea

A Ladies Tea will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn-Southpointe, to benefit St. Patrick School, Canonsburg. Fall wreaths, centerpieces, auctions and raffles. To register, call 724-745-7977.

College fair

More than 140 colleges and universities will participate in the North Pittsburgh College Fair 6-8 p.m. Oct. 7 at La Roche College’s Kerr Fitness & Sports Center in McCandless Township.

The North Pittsburgh College Fair will host technical schools, small colleges and large universities from across the country.

Free admission and parking. For more information, contact the La Roche College Office of Admissions at 412-536-1272 or Visit for directions to the campus.

Open house

Jubilee Christian School, an inter-denominational school for grades K-7 in Mt. Lebanon, will hold an open house at 10 a.m. Oct. 24. Attend a brief informational session, meet with the school’s principal and tour school facilities.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014-2015 term for students in first through seventh grade who wish to transfer from public, private or home-school settings for the 2013-2014 school year.

For more information, contact Judi Phelps at 412-561-5917 or, or visit

Apple Festival Day

Second grade students in Jill Schall’s room at Memorial Elementary School in the Bethel Park School District studied Johnny Appleseed and participated in a classroom Apple Festival as the culminating activity of their unit of study. The festival included two activities: an apple tasting, where they had the chance to sample six different apple slices and rate each one with a smiley or frowney face; and apple sauce making.

School programs

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA has school programs available for preschool through college students in Washington County.

For more information, call 724-223-5477.

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