School Notebook

SMS math night
Sembach Middle School will hold a math night for the whole family 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school’s multipurpose room. A free spaghetti dinner will be offered and donations will be accepted. The purpose of the math night is to aquaint parents with the math program and share some non-stressful techniques/activities to help parents improve their child’s math skills at home.

Tell your story
The Military Child Education Coalition will host the first military child art festival called, “The Art of Being a Military Child.” Children of military families are encouraged to participate and submit artwork, essays, poetry or films about what it is like growing up in a military family. For details and entry forms, go to All submissions are due no later than Feb. 1.

Entries should be original, unpublished work. Mail submissions to: Military Child Education Coalition, 108 East FM 2410 Suite D, Harker Heights, TX 76548. For more information, contact MCEC at (254) 953-1923. Selected submissions in the visual arts will be featured in art exhibits at the MCEC 2007 Annual Conference in Kansas City. The art festival is open to all military-connected children, kindergarten through high school.