County students' art to appear in calendarSeven Harford...

IN THE SCHOOLS

November 06, 1994

County students' art to appear in calendar

Seven Harford County students are among the 13 winners of the 1995 Student Art Calendar Competition, sponsored by First Virginia Bank-Central Maryland and First Virginia Bank-Maryland.

The winning entries, from students in kindergarten through grade 12, were selected from a record number of entries and will be featured in the 1995 Maryland Student Art Calendar, which will be distributed at all branches of First Virginia Bank-Central Maryland and First Virginia Bank-Maryland.

Each winning student will receive a $150 First Virginia savings account, and the student whose artwork will appear on the cover will receive a $200 savings account. Each winning school will receive a $250 contribution.

Harford County students whose artwork will appear in the calendar are Sally Roberts, third grade, North Bend Elementary School, January; Tanon Sattarujawong, 11th grade, Bel Air High School, February; Susanna Kuehl, sixth grade, Southampton Middle School, April; Callie Cook, 10th grade, Bel Air High School, June; Melissa Kamay Lowe, seventh grade, Fallston Middle School, August; Justin T. Walsh, second grade, Jarrettsville Elementary School, October; and Amanda Leigh Johnson, kindergarten, Harford Day School, December.

Auxiliary donates $500 to student health group

Members of the Health Occupational Students of America at Harford Technical High School received a $500 donation from the Harford County Medical Society Auxiliary. The money will be used to send students to leadership conferences and competitions at the local, state and national levels.

The auxiliary is composed of spouses of physicians who donate time, effort and money for community issues.

Health Occupational Students of America is a national organization for students who seek knowledge, skills and behavioral characteristics necessary for preparing a future in a health career.

The Harford Technical High School H.O.S.A. chapter has been involved in activities such as American Red Cross blood drives, the Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society Healthy Cooking Contest and Daffodil Days. Members also volunteer at John Archer School and serve holiday dinners to senior citizens.

Transportation offered to parents for conferences

Free bus transportation is available to parents of children attending Magnolia Elementary and William Paca/Old Post Road elementary schools for parent-teacher conferences tomorrow and during American Education Week, Nov. 14-18.

Transportation will be offered from several neighborhoods in the school districts.

Information: Magnolia Elementary, 612-1553; William Paca/Old Post Road, 612-1566.

Fallston student chosen for engineering program

Fallston High School sophomore Christy Bonnewell has been selected to participate in the 1995 George Washington University Science and Engineering Apprentice Program.

The summer program is a hands-on research experience for academically talented students interested in science, engineering and mathematics.

The eight-week course involves extensive laboratory research.

Children participating in reading challenge

Children attending Trinity Lutheran School and Child Care Center are participating in a reading challenge.

Kathryn Feld, the educational director, wore pajamas while she read the students a bedtime story, then challenged them to read bedtime stories at home. When each class meets the challenge, the students will be able to put their names on Mrs. Feld's pajamas.

The challenge is two books for 2-year-olds; three books for 3-year-olds; four books for 4-year-olds; five books for 5-year-olds; 10 books for students in first grade; 20 books for students in second grade; and 25 to 30 books for students in grades three and four.

NASA exhibit at John Carroll

John Carroll School will display a National Aeronautics and Space Administration exhibit Nov. 9-18 at the school, 703 Churchville Road in Bel Air.

The exhibit, on loan from Goddard Space Flight Center, will be open for public viewing during the school's open house from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 and from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 15.

During the public viewing Nov. 15, science teacher Elizabeth De Monte will present a slide show on NASA's "Mission to Planet Earth" study, a 20-year environmental research project of the Earth's atmosphere.

John Carroll students will view the exhibit during science classes. Other school groups and civic organizations can arrange for private presentations by calling the school at 879-2480.

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