Spotlight’s on – Davis Academy students take the stage for the Sandy Springs school’s musical. This year’s show was “Dear Edwina Junior,” about a schoolgirl who yearns for the spotlight. At far left, from left, Anna Rosing and Sara Srochi join Bonnie Simonoff (as Edwina) and Brian Sayer to organize a show in Edwina’s garage. At left, Abby Goldberg, left, and Tennessee Lieberman perform in Edwina’s show-within-a-show.

Spotlight’s on - Davis Academy students take the stage for the Sandy Springs school’s musical. This year’s show was “Dear Edwina Junior,” about a schoolgirl who yearns for the spotlight. At far left, from left, Anna Rosing and Sara Srochi join Bonnie Simonoff (as Edwina) and Brian Sayer to organize a show in Edwina’s garage. At left, Abby Goldberg, left, and Tennessee Lieberman perform in Edwina’s show-within-a-show.

Bald heads are smilin’ - Fado Irish Pub in Buckhead teamed with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Shavee Jeremy Gilbertson raised $1,400 for the cause, with Linda Dobson doing the cutting honors.

Happy to give - Ashley Bjorklund, assistive technology director of Sophia Academy, was among the 40 donors at the first Red Cross blood drive at the school. The Feb. 16 event honored the school’s founder and director, Marie Corrigan. Corrigan of Brookhaven recently underwent a bone marrow transplant as part of treatment for lymphoma and is now cancer-free.

Special Top scholars - The top seniors at North Springs Charter High School in Sandy Springs gathered recently for a luncheon and a photo. Front row, from left, Alejandra Olivares Patino, Megan Rich (valedictorian), Chiara Tondi Resta and Sara Lynn LeSage (salutatorian). Back row, from left, William Ferrand, Charles Sanders (STAR student), Austin Wilkes, Jelani Watkins, Trevor Dworetz and Christopher Sandhage. Not pictured: Drew Carlos.

School swap - Second graders Caroline Belisle and Sarah Schab, seated, of St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Brookhaven show off their Japanese artwork to a student at Seigakuin Atlanta International School. The two schools swapped second grades for a half day this month. Below, Seigakuin student Sari Makino, left, lunches with Grace Demba of St. Martin’s.

Seigakuin student Sari Makino, left, lunches with Grace Demba of St. Martin’s.

Opening day - Northside Youth Organization’s Christopher League opened its season at Chastain Park in Buckhead on March 12, with a game against Murphey Candler. At left, Griffon Brown, 10, receives batting help. At right, his buddies Noah Behansahib, 10, left, and Matthew Lerner, 10, help him on the field. The league is non-competitive, encouraging fun, mentoring and bonding. As Matthew put it, “Everyone with a disability has a special gift to give; that gift is life!”

Opening day - Northside Youth Organization’s Christopher League opened its season at Chastain Park in Buckhead on March 12, with a game against Murphey Candler. At left, Griffon Brown, 10, receives batting help. At right, his buddies Noah Behansahib, 10, left, and Matthew Lerner, 10, help him on the field. The league is non-competitive, encouraging fun, mentoring and bonding. As Matthew put it, “Everyone with a disability has a special gift to give; that gift is life!”

6th annual ‘Georgia Rides to the Capitol’ - Bicyclists ride south on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs in route to the Georgia State Capitol. The group set out on March 22 to show state officials that people are passionate about bicycling and to raise awareness for the new ‘3 Feet Safe Passing’ bill.

6th annual ‘Georgia Rides to the Capitol’ - Bicyclists ride south on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs in route to the Georgia State Capitol. The group set out on March 22 to show state officials that people are passionate about bicycling and to raise awareness for the new ‘3 Feet Safe Passing’ bill.

6th annual ‘Georgia Rides to the Capitol’ - Bicyclists ride south on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs in route to the Georgia State Capitol. The group set out on March 22 to show state officials that people are passionate about bicycling and to raise awareness for the new ‘3 Feet Safe Passing’ bill.

6th annual ‘Georgia Rides to the Capitol’ - Bicyclists ride south on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs in route to the Georgia State Capitol. The group set out on March 22 to show state officials that people are passionate about bicycling and to raise awareness for the new ‘3 Feet Safe Passing’ bill.

 

 

 

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