Spring is here, but after last week, I'm sure most of us would like it to be winter again. Somehow it seems that our seasons have gotten confused.
Let's just hope that "summer" remembers it's supposed tobe in the high 80s during the day and low 70s at night in these parts.
Belle Grove Elementary School news: Students who make the Principal's Honor Roll this marking period will be treated to lunch in a restaurant with the principal.
Any student who raises his present grade by one will receive an incentive from the 7-Eleven Stores.
Everyone has three weeks to get those marks up.
Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: The Science Fair will begin Wednesday and continue through March 31, when parents will be able to view the projects at the PTA meeting beginning at 7 p.m.
All students are to bring their projects to school Wednesday. First- second- and third-placeprizes will be awarded to each grade, plus two projects from grades three through six will be selected to go to the County Science Fair.
Winners will be announced in this column at a later date.
Park Elementary School news: Maryland author Priscilla Cummings will be visiting the school at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Cummings will talk about how she decided on the names for her characters, her story ideas and how they come about, the writing process and how a book is made.
Cummings' books include "Chadwick the Crab," "Chadwick's Wedding," "Osmald and Timberdoodles" and the "Chadwick Coloring Book."
Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: Vision andhearing screenings will begin today and continue throughout the week.
Students who sold the Corbi Pizza Kits are reminded that they are to pick up kits between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday at the school. Students are responsible for delivering all the kits they sold.
A basketball game between faculty members and students will take place at 2:50 p.m. Thursday. The game is for students who have collected five attendance tickets. Students can turn in their attendance tickets for basketball tickets in Room 205.
North County High School news: The PTSA will have its annual Spring Flea Market from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11. Tables are available for $10. For more information, call 859-5400.
Spring is finally here, and American Legion Post 34 is celebrating the season by sponsoring its 10th annual "Spring Dance" from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
Live entertainment by "Touche," along with beer, setups and cold platters willbe provided. Tickets are $8 per person.
For more information, call 789-9682.
Harbor Hospital Center news: The center is recruiting junior volunteers for the summer. Volunteers must be at least 15or have completed the ninth grade.
The junior volunteer program teaches high school and college students skills while they earn community service credit hours.
The program presents opportunities in patient and non-patient related areas of the hospital. Examples of typical duties include patient transportation, patient feeding, patient menu distribution, computer data entry, filing and photocopying.
Anorientation for all junior volunteers will be from 9:30 a.m. to noonSaturday, June 13.
For more information, call 347-3478.
* Harbor Hospital is offering a low-cost breast-screening program as part of the American Cancer Society's statewide effort to provide affordable screenings for women.
The program, which costs $45, is for females who have no symptoms or history of breast disease. It includes a screening mammogram, a breast examination and informative information.
The center's mammography program is accredited by the American College of Radiology and staffed by trained professionals. To schedule an appointment, call 347-3711.
* If you happen to be at Leedmark in Glen Burnie Saturday, stop by the booth being sponsored by Harbor Hospital for a free blood-pressure screening. Screenings are offered from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Arundel Improvement Association CASOS meeting has been rescheduled for tomorrow and will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the AIA Hall, 705 Cross St.
The association also would like to thank all the politicians who came out recently to support its Open Forum, which introduced local candidates in the primary election.
The Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association will meet at7:30 p.m. tonight at the Northern District Police Sta
tion on Hammonds Lane.
Discussion will include opening day for softball and baseball.
The Brooklyn Park High School Class of 1971 is celebrating its 20th reunion from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, at Councill's on Patapsco Avenue.
Music will be provided by a disc jockey. A hot-and-cold buffet will be served.
Tickets are $25 per person and can be obtained by calling Darlene Austin (Bartecchi) after 8:30 p.m. at 636-2260.
The Resurrection Lutheran Church will sponsor an indoor flea market from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.
For table space or more information, call 789-0415.