SLO County Roundup


The Atascadero Unified School District is offering a special event this month for the parents of incoming kindergarten students.

Kindergarten Parent Information Night is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 in the cafeteria of Atascadero Junior High School, at 6501 Lewis Ave. in Atascadero.

Enrollment for kindergarten lasts from March 2 to April 1. To be eligible for enrollment, students must be 5 years old by Dec. 1, 2011.

For more information, call the district at 462-4200.

— Sarah Linn

South County

The Clark Center Performing Arts Foundation will award up to $13,000 in scholarships this year to graduating high school students in the Lucia Mar school district who plan to continue their education in the field of performing arts, including drama, music and dance.

Selections for the Jim O. Miller Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship and the Melick and Arlene Mendel Performing Arts Scholarship will be made on technical skills, needs and auditions.

Applications are available from the counseling offices and performing arts teachers of Arroyo Grande and Nipomo high schools or by contacting Carol Rust at 489-4057 or carolrust@yahoo.com.

Applications should be mailed to the foundation no later than Feb. 25.

— Cynthia Lambert