Public meetings planned on boundary linesThe county public...

Education Notes

November 24, 1996

Public meetings planned on boundary lines

The county public school system will hold two public meetings on boundary line adjustments next month.

Schools that are projected to be over capacity or under the minimum enrollments defined in the boundary-lines policy, and redistricting alternatives will be discussed.

The meetings will be conducted in two groupings of schools.

The first group will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Centennial High School auditorium. It will involve those interested in the following schools:

High schools: Atholton, Centennial, Glenelg, Mount Hebron and River Hill.

Middle schools: Burleigh Manor, Clarksville, Dunloggin, Glenwood, Mount View and Patapsco.

Elementary schools: Bushy Park, Centennial Lane, Clarksville, Lisbon, Manor Woods, Northfield, Pointers Run, St. John's Lane, Waverly and West Friendship.

The second group will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Hammond High School auditorium. It will involve those interested in the following schools:

High schools: Hammond, Long Reach, Wilde Lake, Howard and Oakland Mills.

Middle schools: Elkridge Landing, Hammond, Mayfield Woods, Owen Brown, Wilde Lake, Ellicott Mills, Harper's Choice, Oakland Mills and Patuxent Valley.

Elementary schools: Atholton, Bryant Woods, Dasher Green, Elkridge, Guilford, Ilchester, Laurel Woods, Phelps Luck, Running Brook, Stevens Forest, Thunder Hill, Worthington, Bollman Bridge, Clemens Crossing, Deep Run, Forest Ridge, Hammond, Jeffers Hill, Longfellow, Rockburn, Swansfield, Talbott Springs and Waterloo.

Information: 313-6682.

Kiwanis announces $10,000 scholarship

The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City has announced its annual $10,000 college scholarship, to be awarded in spring 1997 to a graduating senior at a county s public high school.

A panel of representatives from the high schools and the Kiwanis Club will review applications and will announce the winner in May.

Information is available from high school guidance departments. The deadline for applications is March 15.

Hoskins, art teacher at Atholton, is honored

Barry Hoskins, art teacher at Atholton High School, was honored on Oct.

25 for his outstanding teaching by the Maryland State Art Teachers' Association at Towson State University.

Public hearing scheduled on alcohol, drugs policy

The county Board of Education will hold a second public hearing on proposed changes in the policy on alcohol and drugs.

The board seeks public responses to changes recommended since the announcement of the first public hearing, in particular the definition of "constructive possession," applied to students who find themselves in circumstances where they know that drugs or alcohol are present, have access to possess the drugs or alcohol, and do not remove themselves from the situation.

Penalties for those students are the same as for those guilty of "possession."

Those interested in testifying are asked to sign up in advance by calling the administrative assistant at 313-7197 and to submit 15 copies of their testimony at the hearing.

Pub Date: 11/24/96

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