Red Cross Club Launches 'Adopt a Grandparent'
Red Cross Club launches 'Adopt a Grandparent' By CARLA PANAIA Yesterday was the end of the third grading period in the Indiana Area School District. With only nine more weeks until the end of school, many clubs and groups are planning and participating in activities for the spring. . Several Red Cross Club members will participate in the "Adopt a Grandparent" program. Tuesday, May 10, the volunteers will travel to Indian Haven for a training session during which the procedures of the program will be explained and stu- .dents will meet their "grandparents.." Participants will viist on a regular basis to provide those residents at Indian Haven with friendly company. Organized by the Red Cross Club and the staff at Indian Haven, the program is a positive community activity. Those Red Cross members participating are as follows: Darlcne Harto, Peggy Bloom, Terri Brown, Alanna Campbell, Colleen Cosgrovc, Shelly Davis, Shari Dean, Mary Beth DcFurio, Jennifer Hartman, Paula Lnmur, Paulctle Lamur, Sandy McCurdy, Linda Mil- .lur, Penny Mock, Kathy Mumuu, ,Be,cky Padgett. -. Carla Pimaia, Robin Parchinsky, Gina Pitrone, Kobyn Pcnnington, Jamie I'rvmnk, Robin Rinchart, Cainille Rodack, Ava Salerno, Missy Sarver, Eileen Shock, Michele Simon, Debbie Skrobalack, Holly Smith, Denise Staff, Leslie Stan- kewiecz, Maureen Sweeney, Kathy Ulichnie and Lisa Wegener. For IHS musicians will be participating in the regional chorus event this weekend. The students hoping c J to advance to state competition are Mimi Hoffman, Pete Miltz, Diane Stcincr and Chris Tackctt. Sunday, April 1, the a-cappella choir will sing the 9 a.m. Mass at the Newman Center. Under the direction of Mr. A. Dwight Pecsenyc, the group will perform five songs prior to their participation in the High School Choir Day at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Gorcll Recital Hall on April 2. The all-day event at IUP hosted by the IUP Chorale will enable several select choirs from the Western Pennsylvania area to display their talents while being evaluated by knowlcdgablc critics. Each school is allotted 30 minutes to perform for the other schools. Indiana's Madrigal Singers will perform (his year for the first time. Lunch will be provided by IUP and in the afternoon, students will observe the IUP Chorale in rehearsal. Several students who are members of the Graystone Presbyterian Youth Group will perform tonight, tomorrow and Sunday In their production of the musical, "Godspell." Evening performances today and tomorrow will begin at 7:30 p.m. and matinees are scheduled for 2 p.m.' Saturday and Sunday. The shows will take place in the downstairs recreation room of the church. The Saturday night and Sunday performances have been sold out. IHS students involved with the production include Terry Barnett, Byron Bishop, Dave Borst, Greg Calvctti, Brian Chase, Diane Decker, Joy Decker, Lori Eddy, Andy Frank, Doug Frank, Molly Frick, Lisa Kunkle, Stephanie Laird, Becky Marshall, Sue Pecsenye, Diane Richko, Sue Richko, Mike Wilson and Samantha Worthen. Last Saturday night, the 17th Annual Majorette Contest was held at the IUP Memorial Field House Memorial Field House. The Indiana squad placed second overall, and captain, Danielle Harshman won the Miss Majoretle contest. The girls' next competition will be April 6 in Johnstown. IHS welcomes a new face to the office. Mrs. Jean Wells is the new secretary. She says she's happy to be here and that "There's never a dull moment."