October – November 2013
Students from Liberty Hill Junior High will host a special Book Fair from Scholastic on Tuesday, Oct.15, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to help raise funds for classrooms and the library.
The Book Fair will feature a wide range of books for young teens and adults, including mystery and adventure novels, fantasy series, sports guides, graphic novels and the latest bestsellers from more than 100 publishers. Parents, children, teachers and the community are invited to attend.
Student volunteers, dubbed the Crew, helped to plan the Fair and will also help run it. From creating special promotions and merchandising displays to managing inventory and assisting shoppers with their selections, Crew members learn real-life skills while helping to make reading for pleasure a cool activity at their school.
“Our Student Crew is working very hard to put on a great Book Fair event – one that promotes literacy and reading, while at the same time raising money for much-needed school resources,” said Elizabeth Drake, Library Media Specialist at Liberty Hill Junior High.
Fair attendees can also help build classroom libraries by purchasing books for teachers through the Classroom Wish List program.
Proceeds from the Fair will also be used to purchase essential classroom resources and support school projects at Liberty Hill Junior High.
Games Day Fundraiser
The Liberty Hill Garden Club will hold its annual Games Day Fundraising event on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Liberty Hill United Methodist Church, 101 Church Street.
The annual event raises funds for college scholarships for Liberty Hill High School graduating seniors.
Coffee and rolls will be served at 9:30 a.m. and the games begin at 10 a.m.
The event also features door prizes, a bake sale and plant sale, a silent auction and country store, as well as a raffle.
Tickets are $10 for lunch only and $20 for lunch with games. Make reservations by contacting B.J. Gatlin at (512) 924-2047.
Liberty Hill Junior High School will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, with a reception to follow in the school library.
The local Veterans of Foreign Wars and student programs will assist in the ceremony. State Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, will be a special guest speaker during the program. The community and its Veterans are invited to attend this special ceremony and to attend a reception to follow in the library for honored guests.
If you would like the school to recognize your service member, contact Melissa McWherter by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BERTRAM — The American Legion Post 607 is hosting a fundraiser BBQ beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Legion Hall on State Highway 29 in Bertram.
Plates feature brisket, pork, spicy legs and all the fixins. Adult plates are $8 and children 10 and younger are $6.
Elementary students are hosting a fundraising yard sale to benefit Williamson County Brown Santa.