Matthews students experience culture
Matthews Elementary School recently held the third annual Matthews Elementary Multicultural Festival, where participants enjoyed an evening of music, arts and crafts, dance, food and fun.
Parents and students participated in teaching their own cultural heritage by displaying artifacts and wearing costumes from native lands. Many also performed dances and music from different cultures.
Matthews Kiwanis Club extends scholarship deadline
The Kiwanis Club of Matthews has extended its scholarship application deadline to April 1 and is encouraging area high school seniors to apply.
The scholarship, which is named in honor of Daniel B. Kellas, a dedicated former member of the club, is for $1,000 and will be paid in two installments directly to the recipients’ tuition accounts.
An independent committee will select three recipients who most demonstrate a commitment to serving others. Membership in the Kiwanis-sponsored group Key Club is not a requirement. Students interested in applying can download the application from the club’s website, www.matthewskiwanis.org, under the “Scholarships” tab.
Butler High to host Bingo Night
The Butler High School Athletic Boosters will host a Bingo Night, Thursday, March 28, in the school’s cafeteria.
The night will feature $2 bingo games and more than $4,000 in cash prizes, ranging from $25 to $400 per game. The grand prize is $1,000. Food and drinks will be available.
The doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. and will last until all prizes are gone.
Butler High School is located at 1810 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, in Matthews.