Explorer Post 446 will wash cars Saturday and Sunday in Hanover WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills

NEIGHBORS

June 22, 1993|By VICKI WELLFORD

Explorer Post 446 will hold a car wash Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roy Rogers in the Commons Corporate Center, Route 176 in Hanover.

Donations will be accepted as a "pay what you can." All proceeds will go to support Explorer programs at the district level.

For more information, call 410-551-1372.

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The Waugh Chapel Elementary School PTA has elected its new officers for the 1993-94 school year: Judi Nowottnick, president; Sue Myers, vice president; Michele Haberman, secretary; and Gini Smith, treasurer.

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The Giant Food receipts program at Odenton Elementary School was another great success. The school received enough receipts to order the following computer software: Parts of Speech Levels II and III, Punctuation Series Level II and III and the Personal Science Starter Kit for the third grade.

Kindergarten classes, which use Apple II computers, ordered software: The Treehouse, Reading and Me, Type and Mixed Up Mother Goose.

School teachers and administrators thank all of the friends of Odenton Elementary for their help.

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Photography students at Arundel Senior High School have won an impressive number of awards in annual photo competitions.

Alina Smith captured first place and a excellence award in the Baltimore Camera Club's Bafford Trust Annual Contest. Brian Scott won a fifth-place award and Mike Whigham received an excellence award.

The contest includes several hundred photos from schools in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties and Baltimore City.

Jennifer Wilson and Brian Scott won first-place awards in the 1993 Maryland School Media Festival.

At the County Media Festival, six Arundel students walked away with prizes: Life Studies, Jennifer Wilson (first place), Tee Holmes (third place) and Amy Lettis and Tonya Wall (honorable mention); Landscape, Brain Scott (first place); Still Life, Paige Pickar (first place), Brian Scott (third place), Tee Holmes (honorable mention); Experimental, Tee Holmes (third place).

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MacArthur Middle School students scored well at the Maryland Orchestra Directors' Association State Solo and Ensemble Festival at the University of Maryland.

Judges rated several students' performances "Excellent:" Shannon Clark and Ellen Sebald, violin solos; Shannon Clark and Kimberly Taylor, violin duet; and Greg Metzler, Kara Motonga and Jessica Metzler, string trio. Jessica, a violinist, is from Meade High School.

Performances by the following students were judged to be "Superior:" Michu Kwoun, Tokunbo Savage, Caroline Schulenburg, Julia Stafford and Kimberly Taylor.*

Let the games begin!

"Summer Playgrounds," a program sponsored by the county Department of Recreation and Parks, offers fun activities for boys and girls ages 5 1/2 to 12.

Playgrounds in this area are Four Seasons Elementary, Manor View Elementary and Odenton Elementary schools. The preschool program will be held at Millersville Elementary morning and afternoon sessions.

The daily playground hours are from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All programs operate Monday through Friday, June 28 through Aug. 6. Activities at each of the locations are planned around individual themes. The type of activities will vary from sports, to arts and crafts to indoor/outdoor games.

Participants must be 6 years old by Dec. 31.

Preschool playground programs are also available for children ages 3 to 5. To qualify, preschoolers must be 3 years old by Monday and must be toilet-trained.

The preschool program runs as two half-days, with the morning session from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session from noon to 2:30 p.m.

The lunch period is supervised at all sites, but the children are required to provide their own lunch and drink. No transportation is provided to or from the playground.

Registrations will not be confirmed, but if there is a problem with your registration, you will be notified immediately. The fee is $70 for six weeks for 5 1/2 - to 12-year-olds, with a discount of $65 for each additional child from the same family. The cost for the preschool playground is $75 per week.

There will be an additional fee for any trips taken. The regular playground may not operate on trip days.

For information or to register, call Kathy Kremer, 222-3535 or 621-9552.

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The O'Malley Senior Center is looking for "a few good men" to form its very own senior barbershop quartet. Volunteer teacher Mark Barnes will provide the expertise and direction. Meetings are tentatively scheduled for 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, beginning July 9.

To register and for further information, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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