School notes

2012-01-19T00:00:00Z School notesCompiled by Andrea Rivera Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Day school's 5K to benefit athletics

Green Fields Country Day School's Griffin Gallop 5K run and one-mile fun run is Jan. 29 at the school, 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra.

Start time for the 5K is 9 a.m., followed by a 9:15 a.m. start time for the one-mile fun run.

Live music, a pancake breakfast and awards, which are handmade by the school's art department, also are featured at the 5K. Registration for the 5K event is $25 by Friday.

Registration for the one-mile run is $20 by Friday.

Teams of five can register to participate.

Race packet pickup and late registration will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at the school. Late registration is an additional $10.

Packet pickup on race day is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

All participants receive a race T-shirt.

Go to gallop.greenfields.org to register for the event.

The third annual Griffin Gallop raises funds for the school's athletic teams.

Cheer clinic Saturday at Mountain View

Cheerleaders from Mountain View High School will host a Little Lions Cheer Clinic on Saturday at the school, 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd.

The clinic is open to children in grades K-8.

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., with clinics beginning at 10 a.m.

Children will perform for their parents at 1:30 p.m.

Cost is $25 per child in advance or $30 the day of the clinic.

The cost includes a T-shirt and lunch.

Preregister at Quail Run, Butterfield, Thornydale, Ironwood or Tortolita schools.

Cheer-clinic participants will be invited to perform with Mountain View's varsity cheerleaders at 7 p.m. Jan. 26.

Try out Girl Scout stint for 3 weeks

The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona will offer a free three-week sampler starting Jan. 28 at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive.

Girls can learn about the Girl Scouts Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11.

The program is open to girls in grades K-5. Classes are from noon to 2 p.m.

For more information, call 319-3157.

Go to www.girlscoutssoaz.org to learn more about the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona.

Email School Notes to arivera@azstarnet.com

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