School Notes

School Notes

To have an item listed, mail to the Gazette, 1604 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; fax to 703-917-0991 or e-mail to Deadline is Friday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos and artwork encouraged. If you have any questions, call Marguerite Rogers at 703-917-6407.

<lst>The West Potomac Crew team, will hold a Rowathon fundraiser at Ft. Belvoir on March 12. This event includes groups of mixed rowers - men, women, novices and experienced rowers in each boat, competing over a distance of 22 kilometers. Team members will be soliciting donations from friends, family and neighbors. For information or to make a donation, contact Alison Withers at, 703-799-1311.

The Mount Vernon High School Class of 2005 is starting the

Spring Mulch Sale to fund the All Night Graduation Party (ANGP). The mulch can be picked up at the Mount Vernon High School parking lot on Saturday, April 2. The orders and payments must be received by March 21. The mulch costs $4 per bag. Every bag contains 3 cubic feet per bag of shredded hard bark mulch. Please mail order and check to: Gary Hall, 4113 Scotland Road, Alexandria, VA 22309. For more information, call Rene Still at 703-780-5079. The All Night Graduation Party is a drug and alcohol free celebration of high school graduation. The class is also accepting direct donations, which are tax deductible. Contact Gary Hall, ANGP Donations Chairman, at 703-780-968.

West Potomac High School parents are seeking volunteers and donations for the planning of the senior All-Night Graduation Celebration (ANGC). This chaperoned, alcohol/drug-free event allows graduating seniors to celebrate safely in an all-the-fun-they-can-stand environment. This year's party will be June 23, at Dave and Busters in White Flint Mall, Maryland. Those who wish to volunteer should attend meetings on March 16, April 20 and May 18 from 7-8 p.m. in the WPHS cafeteria, 6500 Quander Road. Those who wish to make a tax-deductible check donationmay make checks payable to "WPHS All-Night Grad Celebration;" checks should be sent to 6500 Quander Road, Alexandria, VA, 22307. Call Beth Barrera at 703-360-6805, Susan Cambon at 703-799-0532 or Jerri Vlasho at 703-780-1952.