Mount de Sales' is putting on the production.
More than 80 students are will perform 'Seussical,' this weekend at Mount St. Joseph Fine Arts Center, 4403 Frederick Ave. Senior Leslie Briggs of Mount de Sales Academy will play the role of Cat in the Hat. This is an opportunity to let everyone "hear the story of Horton and the Whos, along with an array of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters," the Mount de Sales Academy website states. The show times will be 7 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets will cost $10 for general admission and are available at the box office before every show with children under age 4 getting in for free. You can reach Angelo Romeo at email@example.com for more information.
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Principal: 'If we are helping them academically, then shame on us if we can't help them in athletics as well.'
Supporters of Mount De Sales Academy are hoping to keep building fundraising momentum as the school moves into the second phase of its capital campaign to construct a $1.5 million turf athletic field. On Friday, members of the school community gathered outside for an unveiling of the sign for the field. Construction of the field, which will be completed in the fall of 2012, will start at the end of lacrosse season in the spring. So far the 159-year-old school has raised $620,000 for the project. School supporters said they hope to raise the remainder of the money through the public phase of the campaign and are targeting donations from alumni and the community at large. The school has been successful in past fundraising efforts. It raised…