for United Way
Colliers Primary School collected $1,000 for the Brooke County United Way, with Principal Jo-Ellen Goodall promising the pupils they could throw pies at her if they collected $250 and could pour green slime over her if they collected $500.
Goodall was both pied and slimed because the pupils collected $1,000.
Earl Bailey of the Colliers Christian Church will conduct 7 p.m. Wednesday night Bible studies, "The World Versus The Word," beginning April 10.
All are invited to attend.
The Colliers Parent-Teacher Association met recently with President Tawnya Dennis presiding and the first grade classes leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
Committee reports were filed, and Stephanie Bubeck reported December, January and February birthdays would be observed. Jodi Fabian reported Feb. 25 was the Boxtops for Education deadline, but encouraged the community to continue to save them for next year. Monica Hosler announced the membership totaled 118, and the cultural arts winners were announced.
Principal Jo-Ellen Goodall announced the school has a new afternoon custodian, Bob Ross.
Kindergarten registration was held in February, and the fourth grade classes participated in the National Assessment of Educational Progress testing. The school now has a cell phone signal booster for power outages.
Arah Barker's class won room count.
Refreshments were served following the meeting.
The book fair and the next PTA meeting will be held Tuesday.
The state PTA convention will be held April 11-13 at Harpers Ferry.
Officers for the upcoming year were elected during a Colliers Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary meeting.
Phyllis Aria was elected president; Sabrina Fox, vice president; Evelyn Robinson, secretary; Carol Cain, treasurer; and Heather Isinghood, Jodi Boyd and Carol Oiler, trustees.
The group will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. March 16 at the Colliers Fire Hall. The meal includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice. Waffles also will be available. The cost is a $6 donation for adults and $3 for children.
Another breakfast will be held April 13.
The annual Easter egg hunt will be held at 1 p.m. March 29 at the fire hall. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be on hand to interact with the children.
Friday fish frys will begin May 11 and run through October.
The meeting was held at Aria's home.
President Darlene Brennan presided over the recent Colliers Alumni and Friends Association meeting.
The 2013 calendars will no longer be for sale, and a new edition, featuring new pictures of Colliers activities will be available for 2014.
The association's scholarship information is available on the Brooke High School website, and applications must be submitted by April 5.
The group is planning a school garden with the theme "Raising a Healthy Alumni Generation." The project will be called Cubs Patch.
The association will sponsor a 50/50 drawing and tickets may be purchased by calling (304) 737-3673. The drawing will be held April 4.
The group is trying to increase membership.
Cultural winners announced
Colliers Primary School announced winners in the cultural arts contest, which had the theme "The Magic of the Moment."
They include third-grader Savannah Turner-Davis and fourth-graders Ethan Robey, Carter Hosler and Sidney Felouzis, literature; first-grader Robert Brennan and Robey, photography; kindergartener Abby Fabian, first-graders Madison Brown, Caleb Rockhold and Chase Felouzis, second-graders Emma Fabian and Joshua Vanhorn, third-graders Davannah Turner-Davis and Angelina Montesano and fourth-graders Madison Lanham, Sidney Felouzis, Robey and Alex Garrett, visual arts; and second-grader Giana Montesano, music composition.
The Colliers Rebekah Lodge judged the contest.
Colliers Primary School Principal Jo-Ellen Goodall announced Jaden Tennent and Donovan Forester won third place in the county bus safety contest.
Awards will be presented at a Brooke County Schools Board meeting.