Congratulations to Cindy Geisler, a sixth-grade student at Park Elementary School who was one of 12 pupils statewide selected for the Maryland Energy Administration "Save the Bay" poster contest.
Cindy was honored recently at a Governor's Reception at the State House. Parents, teachers, principals and relatives attended the formal awards ceremony. Winners were presented with a $50 savings bond and gifts from Baltimore Gas & Electric. Winners also received a proclamation and citation from Gov. William Donald Schaefer.
Geisler was interviewed by Debbie Wright from Channel 13, and herviews on saving the bay were seen on the evening news.
Cindy's poster will be featured in a Maryland state calendar.
Belle Grove Elementary School news: Videotapes are now available in the main office. These tapes are for instructional purposes only, not for entertainment.
Kindergarten videos will cover such topics as ordinal numbers and language experience, while those for the upper grades will cover instruction in map skills, rounding numbers and using computersin the classroom.
Parents may reserve a video by sending requestsin with students. Parents are required to pick up videotapes and return them the following day.
Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Today through Wednesday, the PTA will sponsor a Book Fair in themedia center. Books, posters, bookmarks, puzzles and other assorted items are for sale. The fair will also be open from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday for parents and students.
* Congratulations to the students who participated in the Science Fair. The winners are:
Kindergarten-- First place, Tiger Thompkinson; second place, Michele Laque; third place, Ezra Johnson.
First grade -- First place, Shannon Conwell; second place, Shelley Austin; third place, Monica Jimeno.
Secondgrade: First place, Zachary Mossman; second place, Michael Mangum; third place, Jennifer Taylor.
Third grade: First place, Jody Haupt;second place, Dominic Dorsch; third place, Courtney Reynolds.
Fourth grade: First place, Jeff Gembicki; second place, Deanna Scardina;third place, Brandi Shickton.
Fifth grade: First place, Katya Choma; second place, Jason Hacker; third place, Andrew Blair.
Sixth grade: First place, Megan Haupt; second place, William Cartee; third place, Melanie Morris.
Primary students who won the award for county selection are Tiger Thompkinson (kindergarten) and Crystal Lucas (second grade). Their projects will be on display at the Annapolis MallMay 2.
Intermediate students who won the award for county selection are Kerry Morris (third grade) and Ben Pulz (fifth grade). Their projects will be competing in the county fair, set for Windsor Farm Elementary School April 29 and 30.
Students will be receiving their certificates of participation and trophies at an awards assembly at 1p.m. tomorrow. Parents are invited to attend.
* The Just Say No club will meet from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the media center. The guest speaker will be Fran Fetty, from the North Arundel Hospital Chemical Dependency Unity.
Arundel Improvement Association news:A special meeting is set for 8 p.m. Wednesday at the hall, 705 CrossSt. Cmdr. Allison Jones is asking all members to attend. Topics on the agenda will include membership and a future meeting place.
There's still time to get in shape for the summer. County Recreationand Parks is sponsoring a bio-aerobics fitness program for adults and teen-agers, beginning today at Belle Grove Elementary School, FifthAvenue and Belle Grove Road. The eight-week program meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. The cost is $45. For more information, phone 222-3600.
Harbor Hospital news: A free informal meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Harbor Hospital Assembly Room will introduce Breathewell, a smoking-cessation program.
Dr. Calvin Fuhrmann,chief of the pulmonary division, will lead the group. Discussions will include eligibility, costs and program details. For more information, call 347-3569.
* Changes in breast screening: The hospital is expanding its program to include patients who have symptoms, such as pain or lumps. The $45 cost includes a mammogram, breast exam and breast self-exam education. To schedule an appointment, phone 347-3383.
* The hospital is offering a CPR class from 8 a.m. to noon Friday in the Gruehn Building. Participants will learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care. The cost is $20. Advance registration is required.
For more information or to register, call 347-3662.
The county Health Department will conduct a special immunization clinic for pre-kindergartners, kindergartners and sixth-graders from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Brooklyn Park Health Center on Hammonds Ferry Lane. No fees will be charged, but donations willbe appreciated.
Parents must furnish their children's immunization records. For more information, phone 222-5620.