The time finally has arrived for everybody to clean up their grills,patio furniture and backyard pools. This is the pre-Memorial Day week. If you start shopping now, you should finish just in time for the big day next Monday.
Belle Grove Elementary news: The sixth-graders will be leaving today for their final field trip, to Pennsylvania. The pupils and parents worked very hard to earn money to help defray the cost of this trip. We hope they have a wonderful time.
* The annual Spring Concertwill begin at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the multipurpose room. Come and seethe progress the pupils have made since September.
Brooklyn Park Elementary news: Congratulations to the second- and fifth-grade teams that represented the school at the County Battle of the Books. Both teams competed with great zest and came home with a first-place trophy. The second-grade team consisted of Kerry Morris, Jody Haupt and Toni Sanford, with Jessica Stanley as alternate. Angela Brown, Megan Haupt and Michael McCormick, with Mary Storey as alternate, made up the fifth-grade team.
Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High news: A general PTSA meeting is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow. The election of officers for the 1991-1992 school year will take place, the PTSA's 1991-1992 budget proposals will be reviewed and a summary of this year's activities and next year's plans will be shared.
Following the meeting, the annual Spring Concert will take place, including performances by the choral, band and string groups. Plan to attend this important meeting and stay to enjoy the music provided by the students.
Individuals still are needed to serve as officers for both Brooklyn Park's and Lindale's PTSA for next school year.
If you areinterested, call the school at 789-8500.
* The PTSA's Spring Pizza Fund-raiser was a success. The following students received awards for being the top sellers: seventh grade -- first, Casey Young; second, Carolyn Antonis; third, Eric Gnacyk. Eighth grade -- 1st, Wendy Bolly; 2nd, Jessica Pulz; 3rd, Tanager Ricci. Ninth grade -- 1st, Keith Sullivan, 2nd, Wendy Wright, 3rd, Kristin Sauble. The PTSA would liketo thank everyone for their efforts and support.
* The CAC is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
* Congratulations go to the following three students for their performances at the Maryland State Solo and Ensemble Festival at Towson State University: Wendy Bolly, Kathryn McCordic and Jonathan Menikheim.
Congratulations also are extended to the school chorus, for receiving an "excellent" rating for their performance at the Anne Arundel County Middle/Junior Choral Festival. Keep up the fantastic work.
Park Elementary news: Pre-Kindergarten students will be taking a walking field trip to the Pet Store tomorrow in conjunction with their study of pets and their proper care.
Also tomorrow, at 9:05 a.m. (grades 3-6) and 10:05 (grades K-2), students will see a mime performance as part of their Cultural Arts program.
North County High news: During the summer months, the school will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., will have two Vacation Bible School sessions this summer. The daytime Bible School will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 8-12. The nighttime Bible school will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12-16. Early registration during May is requested. Call the churchat 789-3688 for more information.
American Legion Post 34, 5526 Belle Grove Road, will sponsor a "Last Hurrah" party from 9 p.m.to 1 a.m. Saturday, May 25 at the hall. Live music will be provided by the Front Page News. Beer, set-ups and a hot platter with fresh pork will be served.
Tickets are $7 per person and can be obtained by calling 789-9682. Put your dancing shoes on and enjoy your Saturdaynight.
Everyone is invited to attend the upcoming StrawberryFestival sponsored by the Women of the ELCA. This event begins at noon and ends at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 at St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., in the social hall. Lunch will include hot dogs,barbecue, slaw, salads and beverages. Strawberry desserts will be available and a fancy table will be set up.
For more information, call 355-7295.
Interested in learning more about your CommodoreComputer? The Brooklyn Park Commodore Computer Users' Group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the Brooklyn Park Library on 11th Avenue.
For more information, call 761-2119 between 6 and 9 p.m.
Harbor Hospital Center has established an information hot line for medical assistance recipients having questions about the Maryland Access to Care (MAC) Program. The MAC Program was created to provide more coordinated care for Medicaid recipients by allowing them to selecta physician, group of physicians, clinic,Hospital Outpatient Department or nursing practitioner to coordinate their care, including making referrals to medical specialists.