Daylight-saving time begins Saturday, so don't forget to "spring forward!" The temperature may suggest that we "fall back," but actually it's that time of the year to set our clocks ahead one hour. Now it will still be daylight when we eat dinner and not feel like bedtime.
Belle Grove Elementary School news: It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a kite. Lots of kites.
Friday is Kite Day. All students areencouraged to bring a kite -- either store-bought or homemade -- andfly it. One ribbon per class will be awarded to the highest flying kite.
Parents can assist students in kindergarten through third grade in flying their kites.
The schedule for the day will be: Mary Wilcox's morning kindergarten class, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; Cynthia McDuffie and Jan Stowe's classes, 9:30 to 10 a.m.; Diane Jafari's class, 10 to10:30 a.m.; Carol Holtz's class, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Mary Keller's class, 11 to 11:30; Mary Wilcox's afternoon kindergarten class, noon to 12:30 p.m.; Carol Crutchfield's class, 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Angela Everett's class, 1:30 to 2 p.m.
Prizes will be presented at 2:30 p.m. In case of rain or windlessness, the event will be rescheduled for April8.
Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: A PTA meeting will begin at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the cafeteria.
After a short meeting, parents can view the Science Fair projects in the media center.
* Beginning at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Bradley Fields Magic Productions will present "Mathemagic" to the students. This program shows students howmuch fun mathematics can be.
Kindergarten registration will take place April 6-9 at area elementary schools.
The times are: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Belle Grove Elementary School; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.and 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Park Elementary School; and 8:30 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. at Park Elementary School. To register, you need to bring the child's birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residence. Don't delay.
Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: Congratulations to the following students for winning the Youth Art Contest sponsored by the Women's Club of Linthicum Heights -- Tim Ham, first place, Jason Benedict, second, Chris Benson, third.
Tim's art advanced to the district level, where he received honorable mention. These students will be recognized at the next Women's Club meeting, April 14.
* The PTSAs are looking for people to serve as officers on their executive boards for the 1992-1993 school year. There are two separate PTSA's, but they work together to benefitthe students. Meetings are held once a month at the school, in the evening.
If you are interested in becoming president, vice president, secretary or treasurer, contact the school at 789-8500 and leave amessage.
* We are happy to announce that the students won last week's students vs. faculty basketball game.
North County High School news: Congratulations to the varsity cheerleading squad for taking third place at the National Championships in Williamsburg, Va., March 21 and 22.
Twenty-six teams from the East Coast competed.
Team members are: Ashley Boudris, Allison Crook, Jennifer Emrich, Lauren Grant, Denise Hupp, Tracie Hutchins, Amy Lubehusen, Tracy Manby,Jaime Mangum, Amy Merson, Chris Mosely, Michelle Reinsfelder, Crystal Weaver, Linda Varshal, Denise Grabowski, Dana Rollette and Jackie Snyder.
The North County Golf Classic will begin at 8 a.m. June 26 at the Bear Creek Golf Club. The fee is $50 per player and includes a continental breakfast, greens fee, cart, snacks on the course, and a fried-chicken and lunch-meat buffet afterward.
If you are interested in playing, send a list of players' names and a check to North County High School, to the attention of Nelson Martin, 415 AndoverRoad, Linthicum, 21090.
Proceeds will go to the Dick Hart Memorial Scholarship Fund. Any parents who would like to include their childin the golf group are welcome to do so.
Storytime continues at the Brooklyn Park Library for two more Wednesdays. Sessions run from 9:30 to 10 a.m. for age 3 to 6, and 10:30 to 11 a.m. for 2 year olds. Stories, finger-play, music and more is shared with the children during this time.
The United Methodist Women from Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the church's Education Building.
The Stephen Ministry members will be present, and a videotape will be shown. All women are invited to attend.
Harbor Hospital Center news: With the opening of Harbor Family Care last month, the hospital will no longer offer the Pediatric Evening Service at the hospital.
Parents who need a doctor when their child's pediatrician is not available are now referred to Harbor Family Care, located across the street from the hospital at 2900 S.Hanover St.
The hours for Harbor Family Care are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 9 p.m. No appointment is necessary, but they are recommended to avoid unnecessary waiting time. Most commercial and government insurance plans are accepted. For more information, call 354-CARE.