Information meeting slated for parents
ADAMS TWP — The Mars Area High School guidance office will offer an information meeting for parents of incoming freshmen (current eighth-graders) at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the LGI Room.
All eighth-grade parents are encouraged to attend. High school guidance counselors and administrators will explain the various programs and courses that will be available to students in the 2020-21 school year as well as the course selection process.
Guidance counselors met with eighth-grade students on Feb. 5 to discuss and distribute course selection manuals. Parents are asked to bring the manual with them to the meeting Thursday.
Families sought to host students
ADAMS TWP — Mars Area High School's American Field Service/Mars International Student Association Chapter is seeking host families for the school's Mars International Days March 25 to 28.
Any Mars area families interested in hosting an exchange student during the event will be asked to complete an online application, which requires the submission of references and the completion of an AFS background check.
Any families interested in hosting a student during the event are asked to contact Shawna Peters, adviser, at firstname.lastname@example.org.