Belle Grove Elementary students display their talent in science fair


April 21, 1996|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas | Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Belle Grove Elementary School science fair.

Samantha Braatz took first place among kindergartners for her project, "Gardening," while Kelsey Wood took second and Matthew Kooser came in third. First place among first-graders went to Heather Andrews for "What Happens When Water Freezes?" C. J. Zimmerman was second and Jessica Scally third. Sean Kelly's project, "What Citrus Juice Cleans Pennies Better," won first place among second-graders, with Megan LeDuce and Christina Kessler coming in second and third. Third-grader Sarah Moore placed first among her classmates for "Why Volcanoes Erupt," with Cliff Kooser coming in second and Lauren Blevins third.

Among fourth-graders, Matt Mueller won first place for his "Lemon Power" project. Brent Weatherman was second and Thomas Andres third. Fifth-graders Jessica Hickman and Heather Warner won first prize for their project, "Bacteria." Mandy Turek was second and Sarah Whitmore and Crystal Wiseman were third. Katie Barrett placed first among sixth-graders for "Is Lead a Hazard in Your House?" Second place went to Jason Anderson and third to Amanda Lambert.

The grand prize winners were Heather Andrews for the primary grades and Matt Mueller for the intermediate grades. Matt and Katie Barrett were selected to represent the school at the County Science Fair.

Volunteers sought for fair

Help wanted: Volunteers are needed to help plan and work at the Belle Grove Elementary School PTA's May Fair. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4 at the school. Information: Lea Floyd at 789-2308.

School band news

The Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School band has scheduled a fund-raiser from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Burger King on Nursery Road. The restaurant will donate 20 percent of its sales during that time to the band. Proceeds will help defray the cost of band trips.

Free inoculations offered

National Infant Immunization Week begins tomorrow and the county Health Department has scheduled an immunization clinic Tuesday at the Brooklyn Park Health Center, 300 Hammonds Lane, as part of an effort to immunize all Anne Arundel County children against diseases.

The immunizations, scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., are free. Parents should bring a copy of their child's immunization record.

Proof of immunizations are required for children enrolling in school and must be submitted before Aug. 26.

Information: 222-6620

Hospital workshops planned

will take place from 7 p.m. until 8: 30 p.m. Tuesday at Harbor Hospital in the Gruehn Building's Conference Room 515. Learn more about diabetic retinopathy, the change in blood vessels of the retina that is the leading cause of blindness in adults. Also discover how the risk of blindness can be decreased by properly managing diabetes. Registration: 347-2563.

A community CPR class will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday on the fifth floor of the Gruehn Building. The cost is $20 and registration is required by tomorrow. Call 347-2563.

The Harbor Hospital Diabetes Center is offering a free video on the importance of hemoglobin testing showing average blood sugar during three months. It explains how the test measures the amount of sugar that attaches itself to protein and red blood cells. It also details who should have the test and when it should occur. Information: 357-2563.

Pub Date: 4/21/96

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