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Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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• Joe Sylve has been named camp director for the summer session of Camp Stanislaus by its board of directors. The Catholic camp, for boys aged 8–15, will be June 13-July 3 in Bay St. Louis. Sylve has also served as program director and head counselor for the camp, which features campers, counselors and residency students from Vicksburg.

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Upcoming events

• Alcorn State University’s Cohorts of Education — Classes begin Thursday for individuals working in the field of education; Dr. Ruth Nichols, 601-877-6111 or rnichols@alcorn.edu, for more information.

• Mississippi Authority for Educational Television — Board of directors meeting, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday; Mississippi Public Broadcasting Administration Building board room, 3825 Ridgewood Road in Jackson; open to the public; www.mpbonline.org for more information.

• Mississippi Arts Commission Seminar — For visual, performing and literary artists; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Mississippi Arts Center in Jackson; speakers will include Dianne de Las Casas on using the Internet for business and Sonya Robinson on inquiry-based instruction and collaborations; reservations required; deadline Jan. 14; Diane Williams: 601-359-6529 or dwilliams@arts.state.ms.us.

• Arts in Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative — 9-11:30 a.m. Jan. 21; Mississippi State University’s Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts, Meridian; 50-state tour sponsored by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; free; Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser to address challenges facing nonprofit performing arts organizations; register at www.msurileycenter.com.

• Corps of Engineers 28th Annual Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey — Jan. 16 at Sardis Lake Field Office near Batesville; volunteers: dress warmly, report to office at 7 a.m., bring binoculars; 662-563-4531.

School News

Good Shepherd

• Two-year-olds in the classes of Mayra James and Nakitta Guise made snowmen.

• Three-year-olds in the classes of Carmen Collins and Gloria Williams made glitter snowflakes and marshmallow snowmen as part of a study of the letter S. The students will have Movie Day on Friday.