Public comments sought on York County schools budget Monday
Feb 21, 2013 (Daily Press (Newport News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
A public hearing for the York County School Division's 2014 operating budget will be part of the regular York County School Board monthly meeting Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at York Hall, 301 Main St., Yorktown. The School Board will take comments from the public about the budget.
Those wishing to speak are asked to sign up before the meeting on a list outside of the second floor Board Room.
Superintendent Eric Williams' proposed budget is available for review online at yorkcountyschools.org, under the Budget link. The major changes to the budget are listed under the category Informational at the very bottom of the document.
The School Board will hold a work session March 11 at 6 p.m. at York Hall. The board is scheduled to approve a final budget March 25, at which point it goes to the York County Board of Supervisors to be considered as part of the county's budget for 2013-14.
The York County School of the Arts is holding performances of the musical "Young Frankenstein" Thursday through Sunday at Bruton High School, 185 East Rochambeau Dr., Williamsburg. The musical, which is based on a comedic film by Mel Brooks, follows Freddy Frankenstein as he travels to Transylvania and attempts to step into his grandfather's shoes to create his very own monster.
Performances of "Young Frankenstein" will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Matinees will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15. To reserve tickets, call 220-4095.
YHS band plays tonight
The York High School Concert Band, led by Band Director Richard Purvis, will perform on Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium at York High, 9300 George Washington Memorial Highway. The concert is free and open to the public.
Library adds cyber classes
In order to accommodate people on its waiting list, the Poquoson Public Library has added extra computer classes for beginners in the coming months, according to Director Elizabeth Tai. The offerings include everything from computer basics to how to use specific programs and electronic devices.
All classes are free and open to the public. Individual assistance is also available by appointment. For a complete list of classes and details on each, call the library at 868-3060 or visit poquoson-va.gov/library.
Contact Kerr at 247-4733 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Williams at 247-4644 or email@example.com.
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