From Science Fairs To Math Tests, A Busy Spring In The Schools

Neighbors/ Brooklyn Park

April 13, 1992|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas

Happy shopping to everyone who is searching for that perfect "EasterBonnet" and new spring outfit. It's always nice to look good, but take a moment to reflect on the season's true meaning.

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Belle Grove Elementary School news: Last Thursday, the in-house battle of the books took place. Congratulations to all who participated. The afternoon kindergarten class -- composed of Jason Williams, Kerri Sank, Kasie Hickman and Daniel Stauffer -- beat the morning class. Darlene Williams was the winning team's coach. The first grade -- comprised of Nicholas Rychwalski, David Frome, Ian Potts and Amanda LaBella -- beat the second grade. The first-graders' coach was Ann Rychwalski. The fourth-graders lost to the third-grade team, comprised ofCharlie Potts, Katie Chearney, Dale Gallagher and Brandon Lauer. Their coach was Patti Renee. Coach Sandy Gallagher led her sixth-grade team of Chester Sadowski, Paul Currie, Nick Poe and Katie Cservek overthe fifth-graders. The winning teams will compete in the area book battle on April 28 at Hilltop Elementary School

A PTA board meetingwill begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday; a general meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. The evening's agenda includes the election of officers for 1991-1992. A students' art exhibit also will be on display.

Easter candycan be picked up today after 2 p.m.

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Brooklyn Park ElementarySchool news: Heartlight Aerobics for second- through fifth-graders will be held from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. today. Sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, this program is designed to give children a fun workout as they dance to the latest hits. For information, call 222-3600.

The science fair awards ceremony hasbeen rescheduled for 1 p.m. tomorrow in the media center. Students will receive their certificates of participation, and winners will receive their trophies. Parents are invited to attend.

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Park Elementary School news: Congratulations to all the science fair participants and winners. The third- and fourth-grade winners are Audrey Moyer, first place; Gregory York, second place; Edward Kosak, third place;and Kelly Raska, fourth place. The fifth- and sixth-grade winners are Andrew Tleb, first place; William Hare, second place; Amanda Herzbergewr, third place; and Angela Langrehr and Ariana Malave, fourth place. Audrey and Andrew will represent the school at the county sciencefair April 29 and 30 at Windsor Farm Elementary School.

Grandparents' Day is scheduled for Wednesday. Grandparents are invited to visit the school during lunch, eat with their grandchildren and observe the afternoon classes. The lunch schedule is 11:15 a.m. for grades 1 and 2; 11:45 a.m. for grades 3 and 4; and 12:15 p.m. for grades 5 and 6. Grandparents are encouraged to share personal experiences from their school days.

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Brooklyn Park-Lindale Middle Junior High School news: The Functional Mathematics Test will be given again tomorrowto ninth-graders who haven't taken the test or who haven't passed it.

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North County High School news: Congratulations to John Bilheimer, son of John and Nancy Bilheimer, for being selected to represent his school at the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame's Maryland Scholar-Athlete Awards banquet at Martin's West.

The band parents will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Band Room. They will discuss final plans for the band's trip to Florida. The band will leave April 29 and return May 4. While in Florida, the concert band, marching band and jazz ensemble will compete in a band festival.

Schools will be closed Friday through April 22 for spring vacation. Report cards will be distributed on Thursday.

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Arundel Improvement Association news: The next meeting will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday at the hall. Topics on the agenda include final plans for the children's EasterEgg Hunt on Saturday. The association needs volunteers for its carnival, scheduled for June 22-27. Anyone who can man a booth, run the bingo or help with refreshments, please come to the meeting or call 789-2192.

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Harbor Hospital Center news: The center is recruiting junior volunteers for the summer. Opportunities include transporting patients, feeding patients and performing office duties, such as filing and copying. Students must be at least 15 years old or have completed the ninth grade. The Junior Volunteer Program is designed for high school and college students who want to learn new skills and earn community service credit. An orientation for junior volunteers will beheld from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 13. For information, call 347-3478.

The center will conduct its fourth annual Easter Sunrise Service.The ecumenical service, sponsored by the hospital's Pastoral Care Division, will be held at 7 a.m. on the back lawn, overlooking the Patapsco River. Music will be provided by the Brooklyn Church of God Choir and the First Baptist Church of Cherry Hill's Youth and Young AdultChoir. A continental breakfast will be served in the cafeteria immediately following the service. For information, call 347-3472.

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