North County High presents delayed opening schedule NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

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August 30, 1993|By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS

The long hot summer for students will officially end Wednesday when most county schools will open their doors to begin the 1993-94 school year.

However, for North County High School students, that opening will be delayed, and with it the orientation schedule.

The new schedule is:

* Ninth-graders and parents are invited to the cafeteria at 7 p.m. on Sept. 8.

* Eleventh-graders will tour the new school 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sept. 8.

* Tenth-graders are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Sept. 9.

* Twelfth-graders may tour at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sept. 9.

* Park Elementary School has modified its hours. Children involved the breakfast program may enter the building at 7:55 a.m. The school day will begin at 8:30 a.m. School will be dismissed at 2:35 p.m. Pre-kindergarten will meet from 8 a.m. until 10:55 a.m., and from noon until 2:35 p.m.

* Resurrection Lutheran Preschool, 601 Hammonds Lane, offers children a head start in school.

The limited class size allows the tailoring of learning activities and social skills for 3- and 4-year-olds: sharing, taking turns and learning to work with others.

Language skills are developed through story telling, finger plays and song. Students also work on creativity, motor skills and emotional and self-help skills.

Openings are still available for the 1993-94 school year.

For more information, call 789-0415.

* Harbor Hospital Center news: If you are still struggling with trying lose those few extra pounds, the hospital has the LEARN program, a 16-week course that teaches behavior modification, nutritional education and provides a weight management course.

The program runs from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. every Wednesday, starting Sept. 8. Registration is required. For more information, call 347-2563.

* If your organization is resuming its meeting schedule in September and needs a speaker, don't forget that hospital representatives are available to address community, church and school groups on a variety of health-care subjects for free. Topics include: family health, understanding the health-care field, advances in medicine, Medicare and Medicaid insurance and billing.

The speakers bureau also offers a program that prepares children for a hospital experience and health-care careers.

Information: 354-9660.

* The Anne Arundel County Police Community Relations Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the police station at 939 Hammonds Lane.

Two department representatives will discuss community crime problems and answer questions.

Information, call 789-5160.

* The Belle Grove Improvement Association has scheduled a meeting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 8 at the Belle Grove Elementary School.

If you are new to the community and want to get acquainted, drop by. If you've lived in the neighborhood for a while, bring your suggestions and ideas for making a better Belle Grove.

* The Brooklyn Park Library, 1 East 11th Ave., will begin a Storytime for pre-schoolers program Sept. 22.

Youngsters will meet Wednesdays through Oct 27. Ages 3 to 6 will meet at 9:30 a.m., and 2-year-olds will meet at 10:30 a.m.

Parents and care givers are required to attend sessions with their 2- and 3-year-olds. Parents of older children are invited to join in.

The program is designed to encourage and excite young children about books and reading. Information: 222-6260.

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