Busy, busy, busy describes the activity level in our schools.
Students from kindergarten through sixth grade recently participated in a science fair at Overlook Elementary School in North Linthicum. Projects covering a wide range of subjects were displayed. At the awards assembly on March 15, the following students were honored:
Kindergarten: Lauren Goodrich, first place; Erica Heit, second place; Amber Simmons, third place; Maria Costea and Heather Simmons, honorable mention.
First grade: Nicholas Colley, first place; Debbie Zebron, second place; Marc Bell and Chris Nissley (tie), third place; Heather Atkinson and Michael Glorioso, honorable mention.
Secondgrade: Grant Williams, first place; Kelsey Scheitlin, second place; Tim Knight, third place; Jennifer Bock, honorable mention.
Third grade: Gilbert Goodrich, first place; Regie Burket, second place; Archie Jamieson, third place.
Fourth grade: Brent Scheitlin, first place; Mark Bloomquist, second place; Thomas Kovacsi, third place; Natalie Colley, Heather McGonigal and Elizabeth Mooney, honorable mention.
Fifth grade: Brad Wisniewski, first place; Tracey Harriot, second
place; Jeanne Whipple, third place.
Sixth grade: Jennifer Rozanski, first place; Gwen Thornhill, second place; Alanna Clements, third place; Barry Scheitlin, honorable mention.
Representing the school at the county competition will be Brent Scheitlin and his project, "Reaction Time," and Jennifer Rozanski and her project, "Plant FoodGood and Bad."
Have you ever heard of Professor Bodywise's Traveling Menagerie?
No? Well, this is a free health educational program sponsored by the community services office of Kaiser Permanente. The theatrical group visits county elementary schools, bringing a message of basic health education to the students.
The group will be at George Cromwell Elementary School from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., April3, for a health assembly. Parents are welcome to attend the performance.
The professional acting troupe covers nutrition, exercise andpersonal and dental hygiene. It also addresses the problems of nicotine, alcohol and drug abuse.
Educational material will be provided to each student, such as games and puzzles, to encourage them to develop their creative abilities while learning.
The school is at 525 Wellham Ave., Ferndale. For more information, call 761-8520.
Brides, take note! Save your bouquets and flower arrangements from your wedding. Carol Wagner of "Forever Yours" has openings for her classes in preserving flowers. Workshops are being conducted 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6.
The workshops will be taught in her home in Ferndale. There is a fee. Information: 768-9565.
Don't forget, grandparents, tomorrow 9:30 to 11 a.m. is yourtime to spend with your grandchild. North Glen Elementary School welcomes you to share in Grandparents Day.
Parents will have their opportunity to visit at 8:50 a.m., April 3, forthe Parent Coffee in the school's media center. This informal monthly meeting with the principal gives parents an opportunity to voice their concerns and opinions and offer suggestions.
For more information on either of these events, please call the school at 766-8316.
A few seats still remain for the bus trip to the Potomac Mill Outlet on May 1, sponsored by the North Linthicum Recreation Club.
The bus will leave from Overlook Park (off Nursery Road) at 8:30 a.m.and return at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $17. Pat Kiker is accepting reservations until April 4. Call her at 636-0305 after 5 p.m weekdays andany time on the weekends. Proceeds benefit the club.
"Establishing Perennial Landscaping Beds" will be the subject of a program presented by the Ferndale Garden Club at 8 this evening at the Ferndale Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd.
Members will have an opportunity to discuss their favorite perennials at roll call. Kathy Shatt and Annette Thomas will be hostesses for the evening.
If you are interested in learning more about the club, come to the meeting or call the president, Carol Wagner at 761-6335.
A "Meet the Candidates Night," presented by the Anne Arundel County Council of PTAs, will take place 7 p.m. April 2, in the Ferndale Elementary School.
The evening will start with the general business meeting, followed with an hour of informal visiting with school board candidates. The meeting will conclude with the Teachers Relations Committee presenting guest speakers on improving communications, cooperation and understanding between home and school.
Refreshments will be provided. The meeting should finish around 9 p.m.
The Greater Ferndale Community Association is having a meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Ferndale Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd.
An officer from the county police department will be guest speaker. Police issues and problems in the community will be discussed.