A world of opportunity awaits in Continuing Education courses

Neighbors/Brooklyn Park

September 21, 1992|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas

Do you find you have free time on your hands? Do you feel that you never take time for yourself?

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools' Continuing Education Office is offering fun and educational evening courses at North County High School on Andover Road. Now is your chance to learn about something that interests you, such as watercolor painting, flower arranging or ballroom dancing. Want to sharpen your business skills? Try keyboarding, shorthand or Introduction to Personal Computers. Registration forms and complete course descriptions are available at all public libraries. Classes begin the week of Sept. 28, so register and learn something new. For more information, call 224-5385.

Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: The "Just Say No" Club will meet from 3:15 p.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday in the media center. Third- through sixth-graders are invited to attend. Members should attend every meeting. The club will meet on the third Wednesday of each month. Be sure to return your written permission slips before the meeting.

Park Elementary School news: The Citizens Advisory Committee consists of parents, students and community members interested in becoming involved in local and county school-related issues. An organizational meeting of the Park CAC is planned for 6 p.m. tonight in the media center. Any parent or community member interested in getting involved with school-related issues should plan to attend this meeting.

Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: There will be a Citizens Advisory Committee organizational meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday in Room 207 (across from the office).

All interested parents are invited to attend.

* The community and school welcome the following new staff members: Jane George, administration; Suzanne Kauffman, counselor; Naseem Khan, counselor; Jennifer Baker, science; Beth Boessel, social studies; Jennifer Fusick, art; Eugene Green, special education; Linda Gwinn-Casey, language arts; Jodi Lien, language arts; Brian Love, language arts/social studies; Christopher Mirenzi, mathematics; Lianne Randall, mathematics/science; Melissa Sanders, home economics; and Cathryn Sciantarelli, mathematics.

North County High School news: Back to School Night will begin 7 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium. This is your chance to meet with your child's teachers, counselors and administrators. Plan to attend.

* The community and school welcome the following new staff members: Joe Butler, assistant principal; Mary Jane Knode, home economics; Diane Dasch, math; Hope Hutton; and Nancy Savignac, social studies.

Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., sponsoring a Pastor's Retirement Party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday at the church. The guests of honor will be Roger Elgert, Bob Zimmerli, Marcus Earp, Vernon Thompson and former pastors who retired this year.

A covered dish dinner will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a short

program recognizing the years of faithful service these pastors have given to the church.

Plan to bring your family and favorite dishes for a special night of recognition and fellowship.

The Brooklyn Park High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its year reunion from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight on Saturday at Council's Restaurant on Patapsco Avenue.

Tickets are $25 per person and include a hot buffet, open bar and class memento. For more information, call 792-4514.

The Brooklyn United Methodist Church, Fourth Street and Pontiac Avenue, will conduct an administrative board meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

Calling all amateur photographers: the countdown has begun for the Anne Arundel County Coastweeks '92 Photography Contest. The contest is open to county residents ages 21 and over.

Contestants must submit photographs of the county's 435 miles of shoreline by Oct. 1. Prizes for top winners include a copy of "Water's Way: Life along the Chesapeake" by David Harp and Tom Horton and a 1993 permit for Downs Park in Pasadena and Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. Top photographs will be displayed in public library branches and county office buildings.

A complete list of rules and entry forms are available at the following locations: public library branches, both Arundel Centers, county Department of Recreation and Parks facilities, Photo Concepts, Severn Graphics, Monaco's Camera Shop and Severna Park Photo.

The contest is sponsored by Coors Pure Water 2000, D. M. Distributing, Frank Gumpert Printing of Annapolis, the Office of the County Executive and the county Department of Recreation and Parks. For more information, call 222-1919.

Coastweeks is a celebration of our valuable saltwater and freshwater shores, the diversity of its uses, its unique plant and wildlife and the increasing pressures on them.

Other Coastweeks activities include a coloring contest, an environmental lecture, beach clean-ups and a county employee cleanup.

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