EACH STUDENT inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) must display scholarship, character, service and leadership.
On Jan. 25, 12 members of the Glenelg High School Class of 1996 took part in an induction ceremony.
Jennifer Block, Lauren Brown, Karyn Casper, Michaelean Ferguson, Lisa Fish, John Lamparski, Lauren Paper, Teresa Piekarski, James Sinon, Christopher Stepp, Sarah Stockbridge and Manuel Torres pledged their commitment to maintaining their high standards in a ceremony led by NHS President John Habert.
Forty-two juniors also were inducted into the society.
Mothers and daughters
If your relationship with your daughter is sometimes tempestuous, try the Glenelg Country School's presentation of "Eye of the Storm."
From 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, Janice Morganstein will take a holistic look at the connection between mothers and their adolescent daughters.
Ms. Morganstein, a counselor, will suggest anchors for the storm and ways to make the bond healthier.
Call Ryland O. Chapman at 531-5775 for more information about this free public event.
Organizers of the Glenelg High School Booster Club's annual dinner, dance and auction, scheduled for March 9, are gratefully accepting donations for the evening silent and live auctions.
Large and small items and services are welcome. Call to see if your donation can be auctioned.
Tickets to the event cost $35.
The club has added shrimp to its bull roast menu this year. You'll also be offered cheese-stuffed shells, roast beef, fried chicken, salads, desserts and beer.
You may purchase cocktails and wine at the event. This is a chance to dance to the music of Opus I, see your friends and have fun.
Call Cris Farley at (301) 854-6308, Patty Lewis at 442-5565, Sharon Keeny at (301) 854-0924 or Carole Asbury at 489-7277.
Music filled the air Tuesday evening at Pointers Run Elementary School. Parents and siblings of young musicians listened to solos and ensemble music from the Beginning Strings, the Beginning Band, the Advanced Orchestra and the Advanced Band.
Band director Kendall Davis conducted the groups in a range of music, from Renaissance to classical and modern sounds. Michael Bevard led the school chorus in adding vocal music to the program.
Mr. Davis is also co-director, with Wayne Binder, of this year's All-County Elementary School Band. Pointers Run Advanced Band students selected to play in the All-County Elementary School Band include clarinetist Sarah Pernick, trumpeter Timmy Brackney, alto saxophonist Mandy Barrett, trombonists John Holmes and Nick Sohr and percussionist Jonathan Hurley.
Four Pointers Run violinists won seats in the All-County Elementary School Orchestra. They are Stephanie Choy, Emily Hancock, Neil Williamson and Paul Zimmerman.
Joanna Lobl, Amy Cole, Tracy Brown and Liana Cohen were selected to participate in the All-County Elementary School Chorus.
Ferguson at Glenelg
No one knows how he does it, but Barry Enzman has booked virtuoso jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson at Glenelg High School again.
Mr. Ferguson will be at Glenelg at 8 p.m. March 12 in the school auditorium, playing and leading his Big Bop Nouveau Band in a concert.
The group, which performs in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, New Zealand and India, will play jazz classics like "Night in Tunisia" and "In a Mellow Tone."
The Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble will open for Mr. Ferguson, so you can plan to enjoy a whole evening of memorable music.
Tickets cost $15 in advance or $18 at the door, if available. Send ticket requests with a check to Barry P. Enzman, Glenelg High School, 14025 Burnt Woods Road, Glenelg, 21737. Call 313-5533 to reach the director's office.
The calendar is packed at the Western Howard County Senior Center. Center director Betty Frey has many activities for local seniors, such as exercise classes, parties, information seminars on Medicare and health concerns, trips, games, lunch each day, dancing and an intergenerational program with Glenwood Middle School.
She would like to start a needle crafts group at the center. If you do needle crafts and are willing to help from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, please call Mrs. Frey at 313-5440.
Thirty-six Pointers Run Elementary School students recently submitted entries in the school's Young Authors' Contest.
The school's faculty submitted stories by third-grader Andrew Brazis, fourth-grader Borc Wilkerson and fifth-grader Emily Hancock to the Howard County Reading Council.
Judges will choose entries for the state contest. Jordan Reisman, third grade, and Mandy Barrett, fifth grade, wrote poems that teachers selected for the county-level competition.
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