Landers is pictured below (left) with Jerry Dittman

Landers is pictured below (left) with Jerry Dittman

Daniel Landers (pictured above), a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School, has been offered an appointment with the United States Military Academy at West Point. He was selected by Congressman Jeb Hensarling, and will begin his career there next year. A reception was held in his honor on March 26 at Woodrow Wilson.

Coming up in April, Lakewood Elementary and the Lakewood PTA are hosting their Spring Carnival on April 26. The carnival, A Space Odyssey, needs sponsors and donations for on-line auction prizes (see the list of suggested items).

Woodrow Wilson High School’s spring musical is coming down the pike from April 24-27. This year, join Woodrow for its rendition of “Funny Girl,” the entertaining story of famous comedienne Fanny Brice, from her start in New York vaudeville to her rise to fame as star of the Ziegfeld Follies. Fanny falls in love and marries Nick Arnstein, a handsome gambler whose luck eventually runs out. The musical includes memorable songs such as “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” “The Music That Makes Me Dance,” and the iconic hit “People.” Woodrow Wilson High School Auditorium is located at 100 S. Glasgow. Visit the website for more information. Tickets are $10-$18.

Victor H. Hexter Elementary School is looking for volunteers to work 2.5 hour shifts in one of five mid-century and modern homes on the White Rock Home Tour coming up April 26-27. “Double shifts are doubly appreciated,” the newsletter says. To volunteer, email Diane McGhee at

The Diamond Anniversary Celebration and Auction for Stonewall Jackson Elementary School will be May 9 at the Hotel Palomar. If you’d like to be a part of the auction team, contact Pennie Marshall at or Kathy Ruff at Or fill out an Auction Donation Form if you have an item or service that you would like to contribute.

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