BROOKLYN PARK - No more palm trees, no more sun, no more Mickey, no more fun! The Phyllis team is a twosome once again, working hard to keep you informed.
Belle Grove Elementary news: Parents are invited to attend open house tomorrow from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. for American Education Week.
Brooklyn Park Elementary news: A six-week parent study group using the STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) program is being offered at the school. STEP offers alternatives that parents can use in disciplining their children and gives insight into why children behave (or misbehave) as they do.
The meetings, which are set to begin Nov. 19, will be on Monday afternoons from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the school's conference room. A book dealing with the subject of discipline can be purchased for $10.
For more information or to register, call 789-1881.
A PTA general meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school cafeteria. Following a brief meeting, the D.A.R.E. program officer will speak about the program and its drug education goals. A Thanksgiving play will be presented by the first-grade classes at the end of the meeting. Everyone is invited to attend.
To celebrate American Education Week, parents are invited to attend their children's class tomorrow during regular school hours. Parents will be allowed to have lunch with their child, room permitting. Parents should report to the office before entering classrooms.
The school's Human Relations Committee is collecting canned goods for Thanksgiving. All items will be distributed to families in the neighborhood. Boxes are located in the school foyer.
Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle-Junior news: The school will observe American Education Week tomorrow by inviting parents to come and visit their youngster's classes while school is in session. Please bring a copy of your child's schedule with you.
The two executive boards at the school will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow to plan their programs and meetings for the year. Parents who have not yet joined the PTA are encouraged to do so.
An M&M candy sale is in progress at the school and will run until next Monday. The purpose is to raise money for the Dinner Theater Field Trip being organized by teachers Jill McKay and Brenda Wilson. Each box of candy is 50 cents.
Congratulations to the following students, who were selected as members of the 1990-1991 All-County Middle/Junior Band: seventh-graders Karen Bolen, Tanya Labosky and Erica Schueler; eighth graders Barbara Chearney, Kathryn McCordic and Shawna Hemphill; ninth graders Chelsea Danforth, Michael Holy, Elena Maurer, Jonathan Menikheim, Christina Moseley, Jonathan Vance, Aimee Williams and Jonathan Zsittnik; and alternates Sean Nichols and Greg Nesselroad.
Park Elementary news: The school will have its American Education Week Open House from 9 to 11 a.m. today.
The school's kindergarten class will be having its Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday, Nov. 20. Some food preparation will be done next Monday.
Anyone interested in helping, please call the school at 789-0174.
The school will sponsor a Pizza Sale from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday.
Individual slices will be available for 50 cents. Whole cheese pizzas will be sold for $4, pepperoni pizzas for $5 and supreme pizzas for $6. Pizzas can be purchased cooked or uncooked. For advance orders, call 636-6570 or 636-4297 no later than Wednesday.
The Arundel Improvement Association is getting ready for its 42nd annual Santa visitation program. Fifteen volunteers will visit nearly 1,000 homes, handing out fruit and stockings. This year's visitation nights will be Dec.
17, 18 and 19. Volunteers are needed for Santa Claus and his helpers and to stuff the stockings.
Anyone interested in helping should call 789-2192.
At 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, the Senior Group will meet at the association's 705 Cross St. headquarters. The topic will be nomination of next year's officers. Everyone is encouraged to bring a brown-bag lunch. There also will be bingo, and all seniors are asked to bring prizes for the table.
The group still is collecting canned goods for the holidays. Anne Arundel residents 55 and older living in the area are always welcome to join. For more information, call 789-2192.
The seniors are also planning a trip to Cranberry Mall in Westminster on Friday. The van will leave 705 Cross St. at 9 a.m. and return at 3:30 p.m.
The trip is free, and the van is provided by the county Department of Aging. For more information, call 789-2192.
The Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association is accepting registration for its basketball program for the 1990-1991 season. Registration is set for the concession stand, at 10th Avenue and Valley Road, 6 to 8 p.m.
Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Practice will begin following the Thanksgiving holidays.
The cost is $20 for one child, $35 for two or more of the same family.
For more information, call Stan Pulz at 789-6214.