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03/26/2014 12:00 AM

03/25/2014 1:56 PM

CVOC scholarship deadline reminder

Central Valley Opportunity Center is offering $1,500 scholarships for six students in each of the three counties it serves: Stanislaus, Merced and Madera. The application deadline is April 4. For applications and more information, high school students may contact their high school counselors, go to, or contact Alicia Chavez at or (209) 357-0062, ext. 123.

Modesto High students present ‘Dance 24/7’

It’s spring – time to welcome the innovation, creativity and moves of the annual dance concert produced by Modesto High’s dance production students.

The show, titled “Dance 24/7,” is directed by Shelly Coito and reflects the thrill of dancing. “Dance 24/7” will be performed April 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Modesto High auditorium. Tickets for general admission are $6 and can be purchased at the door.

MHS students have choreographed dances in several styles, including jazz, tap and modern. Members of the dance production class have been working diligently on choreography since October. A piece created by guest choreographer and assistant director Cassie Gardner-Hilder will also be featured in the show. The choreography aims to express feelings and personal stories of the participants.

Vendors sought for Gregori parking lot sale

The Gregori High School Sober Grad Night Committee is having a community-wide parking lot yard sale and boutique on April 5, to raise money. They are inviting sellers to come to the school parking lot and set up a booth.

The sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with vendor setup starting at 6 a.m. One vendor space (two parking spots) runs $35; a double-size spot is $55. The event will take place rain or shine.

Call (510) 219-5041 or (209) 480-9007 for information and to sign up. Gregori is at 3701 Pirrone Road, Modesto.

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