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Published: Monday, January 17, 2005 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 16, 2005 at 8:57 p.m.
NEWBERRY HIGH: Students, faculty going to inauguration
The group will leave Gainesville Tuesday and return Saturday. While there, they will visit the usual tourist sites and attend inaugural events and a ball sponsored by the company that planned the trip.
"This is a once-in-a-lifetime event for many of our students," said 11th-grade teacher Kevin Purvis, who organized the trip, which received tremendous support from principal Felecia Moss.
RAWLINGS ELEMENTARY: SAC will meet
For more information, call Bruce Gillespie at (352) 955-6715.
ALACHUA COUNTY: Author to visit schools
Orson Scott Card will visit High Springs Community School Tuesday, P.K. Yonge on Wednesday and Eastside High on Thursday.
In a presentation titled 'Maker, Ender, and Others: The Characters of Orson Scott Card," he will speak at the library at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Card has written more than 60 books. For more information, call (352) 334-3900.
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