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December 2013

Learn More About Shelby County's Optional School Programs

01/02/14

Learn More About Shelby County's Optional School Programs

Shelby County Schools are welcoming parents this month to visit optional schools across the county. Open houses are scheduled as follows. Per Enrollment: The first day to pick up bar-coded applications for optional school enrollment is Monday, January 27. Go to the Shelby County Schools Board of Education (160 S. Hollywood), in the auditorium at the rear of the building. Time: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. School officials will continue to provide bar-coded applications from January 28th through the 30th, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. at the SCS Board of Education, Room C106. The first day to submit an in-person application for an Optional School is Friday, January 31. Go to 160 S. Hollywood in the auditorium at the rear of the building from 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Applications will be accepted until...

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12/18/13

Country Music Legend Review Takes the Stage at Gold Strike Resort

If you’re looking for something a bit different this holiday season, MGM International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort has put together a package designed to appeal to families. I was recently a guest of the resort, and got to see their property and offerings first-hand. The hotel lobby is festooned in twinkling finery this month, with a photo station for Santa right outside the casino entrance (St. Nick appears Saturdays & Sundays). Guest rooms sport a contemporary decor with high-quality bed linens that ensure a good night’s rest. One big entertainment draw is their family-friendly show, Gold Strike’s Country Christmas, playing through December 22nd, at the Millennium Theater (Tuesday-Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 3 & 7 p.m. Tickets...

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