The following items are reprinted from the news from Miller and Craddock Schools newsletter.

A special Miller, Craddock and Leighton parents communication forum will take place Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Leighton's media center. It is sponsored by the Elementary PTO.

Richard Paul will be on hand to share information and answer questions about bully prevention for elementary school parents. He also will visit with students at Miller and Craddock during the day for two assemblies.

The deadline for ordering the Miller and Craddock yearbook is Feb. 28. Cost is $11. Order forms should be returned with checks made payable to Ripcho Studio.

The Elementary PTO's Malley's candy sale continues through March 14. Orders can be placed on paper forms recently sent home or online. The latter orders greater than $60 will include free shipping. All proceeds benefit the cultural arts program at the three elementary schools. For details, call Patty at 330-995-6957.

Craddock students recently were treated to an "energizer assembly" by Ohio Edison Co. An actor and actress from the Children's Theater presented energy saving tips.

Thanks go to Sherry Rogalski, Tami Mazzella and Sandy Petti for presenting at the kickoff to kindergarten, PTO President Terri Krafcik, Kristen Joy, Nicole Pierce and Audrey Winkler for speaking at the kickoff, second-grade parents for chaperoning an art museum field trip and Cyndi Haughey, Karen Gallucci, Courtney Kohanski and Valli Stauffer for welcoming Canfield teacher visitors into their classrooms.

ELL teacher Stacie Levey has returned to her regular job. Diana Miller was a guest teacher during Levey's absence.

The Aurora PTO's second annual fish fry fundraiser will be March 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the high school. Cost is $4 for children ages 5 to 12 and senior citizens and $6 for age 13 to adults. The meal includes a beverage, dessert and entertainment by Aurora students.

Tickets are available at all local schools, the Board of Education office and from members of the PTO.