The Front Door Social and Charity Club is encouraging eligible Galveston County high school seniors to apply for the Alfred Gary Scholarship and the Julian Byrd Scholarship.

There will be two $1,000 scholarships and four $500 scholarships awarded.

The deadline to apply is Friday, by visiting

Call Thelma Bowie, 409-939-4557, or Ron Blue, 713-628-8362.

The public is encouraged to preorder a copy of “No Dog Left Behind,” which was written and illustrated by Scott Collegiate Academy Art Students.

The cost is $10 and all proceeds will go toward the Galveston Island Humane Society.

Send check and/or money order to Scott Collegiate Academy, c/o Leslie Brown, P.O. Box 660, Galveston, TX 77553.


The Dickinson Independent School District board of trustees will have a workshop/action meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Education Support Center, 2218 FM 517 E.

Call 281-229-6024.


Cadets in the College of the Mainland Fire Academy will demonstrate their firefighting and rescue skills open to the public at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the League City Fire Department Drill Field, 911 N. Kansas.


Registration for Galveston Independent School District’s Pre-K 3 & 4 and Head Start (Pre-K 3) will from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the district’s annex building, 3904 Ave. T.

Students must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1.

For what items are needed for registration and information, contact Mary Patrick, or 409-766-5172.

Email school items to Call Angela Taylor-Wilson, 409-683-5239.

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