Let me begin by welcoming the other half of this Phyllis team back home.
Phyllis Lucas and her family spent last week vacationing in Florida.
Although I have not talked with her since their return, I pray they had a safe and enjoyable trip.
Well, it's finally here, the general election. Be sure to get out and vote tomorrow. A list of polling places is in the news section of today's paper.
Speaking of elections, Brooklyn Park/Lindale Junior High School has elected its Parent-Teacher Association officers for Brooklyn Park. They are Rosemary Schomler, president; Kathy Pulz, vice president; Donna Schramek, secretary; and Sue Sturms, treasurer.
Congratulations to all of the officers. We look forward to working with them to bring you school news.
November gives parents many opportunities to visit schools.
Next Monday is the beginning of American Education Week. The theme for 1990: "Educating Everyone . . . Truly Takes Everyone."
Also this month, parent-teacher conferences will be scheduled; watch this column for dates and times for all school activities.
Park Elementary School is inviting any veterans who are parents or relatives of pupils to the Veterans Day assembly at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Nov.
The local Veterans of Foreign Wars post will present flags to each homeroom. There will be a few short speeches and singing of patriotic songs. If you plan to attend, call the school at 789-0174.
The Human Relations Committee at Park Elementary would like to write to community members who are serving in the military in the Middle East this holiday season.
If you know of anyone serving over in the Middle East, please call the school at 789-0174 with the address.
The second-graders at Park Elementary are looking forward to their walking trip around the community today. They will visit the Fire Department, post office and a supermarket.
The Belle Grove Elementary School bowling program needs adult scorekeepers. The children bowl every Wednesday at Fair Lanes Southwest. If you would like to volunteer, please call the school as soon as possible at 789-8777.
Robert Kroedel, a fourth-grader, was the top seller in Belle Grove Elementary's fall fund-raiser. The class that sold the most was PM Kindergarten. Delivery date for items ordered is Nov. 14. Congratulations to all the winners.
There is still time to sign up for the dance fitness class at Belle Grove Elementary. The winter session begins Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.
For more information, call 741-1957 or 222-3600.
The Brooklyn Park Elementary School Human Relations Committee would like to thank the following people and businesses for donating the lovely mums, pumpkins, cornstalks and scarecrows for the school:
William L. Trippett, Peggy Galloway, Cedar Hill Florist and Papa John's Produce Far-Shillinger.
October was a very busy and exciting month for first-graders at Brooklyn Park Elementary. They visited the Robin Hill Farm Nursery, picked pumpkins, went on a hayride and had a chance to pet farm animals.
Now they are working very hard learning songs and poems for their performance at the PTA meeting at 7 p.m., Nov. 13.
I would like to thank Edythe Green, acting president of the Cedar-Morris Hill Improvement Association for the warm welcome I received when I dropped by recently at the community center.
The seniors were busy with their activities after lunch. Anyone 55 or older is welcome to join them every Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch is prepared and delivered by the county Department of Aging.
The center is located at Ritchie Highway and Arundel Corp. Road.
The Belle Grove Improvement Association will conduct its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Belle Grove Elementary School. Christmas activities plans will be discussed. Also, nomination of officers for 1990-1991 will take place.
Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church is sponsoring a new Cub Pack, No. 493.
Cubmaster George Couch promises an excellent program for the boys, including Cub Scout Day Camp at the Coast Guard Yard, resident camp at Broadcreek Scout Reservation, the show at Harundale Mall, the Scout Expo at the Timonium Fairgrounds, a hike along the beautiful and historic C&O Canal, the annual Pinewood Derby and the Blue & Gold Banquet.
Meetings will be from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Lacher Hall.
Pack meetings will be on the last Wednesday of each month. For more information contact Jeannie Beecher at 789-0563.
Just a reminder: The kids will be out of school two days this week:
Election Day tomorrow and Professional Improvement Day, Nov. 9.