'The Music Man' is coming to Mount Hebron High

NEIGHBORS

March 17, 1997|By Jean Leslie | Jean Leslie,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THIS WEEKEND, Mount Hebron High School presents "The Music Man" -- a musical about a con artist whose plans to milk a small town of its money go awry.

Playing the lead role of Harold Hill is sophomore Andrew Cruttenden.

Senior Sarah Dauber plays Marian the librarian, James Thomas is Marcellus, Amanda Herold is Mrs. Paroo, Josh Hummel is the mayor and Marie Stanton is the mayor's wife.

Seventh-grader Patrick Herold and sixth-grader Kevin Norman share the role of Winthrop Paroo.

Shawn Doyle, Larry Sama, Mike Crutchfield and Mike Bounds are the barbershop quartet.

Lambros Stamatakis, Greg Walker, Melanie Hoffner, Samata Kodolikar and Matt Otto play supporting roles.

Fourteen children from Ellicott Mills and Patapsco middle schools and Longfellow Elementary School play the children.

Performances begin at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Tickets are $6 and can be reserved at 410-313-2880 or purchased at the door.

Northfield online

Northfield Elementary School has opened a homepage, linked to the National PTA homepage, making Northfield the second PTA in Maryland to be linked to the mother organization.

You can access the homepage at http: //www.his.com/northfld.

Heart jump

Elkridge Elementary School held a "Jump Rope for Heart" last month to raise funds for the American Heart Association.

The children collected pledges and then participated in a jump-a-thon.

This year, the school raised more than $5,500.

Kelly Lachut collected the largest amount, followed by Indy Jacobs, Bruce Harry, Kevin Martin, Dane Kemp, Cody Farr and Joe Calton.

The children will receive prizes for their hard work.

Student honored

Natalie Johnson of Ellicott City was named to the dean's list at Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Va., for the fall semester.

A June 1996 graduate of Mount Hebron High School, Johnson is a freshman at the college.

She was recognized for having attained a grade point average of at least 3.5, out of a possible 4.0.

Evening services

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church has begun a Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. in response to increased attendance Sunday mornings.

Attendance at the church has doubled in the past two years.

Newest members welcomed to Wesley Chapel include Jelinda Fletcher, Frank and Faye Fuller, Gerry and Sally Feurherd, Paul and Kim Wilkerson, Louise King and Mary Myers.

This week's Lenten service will be Wednesday at Wesley Chapel, 7745 Waterloo Road in Jessup.

A potluck dinner at 6: 30 p.m. precedes the service at 7: 30 p.m.

During Holy Week, services will be designed to explore the institution of the Lord's Supper at 5: 30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8: 30 p.m. March 27.

The focus will be on the passion story at 7: 30 p.m. March 28 -- Good Friday.

Information: Pastor Bob Hunter, 799-3494.

Trinity Episcopal Church will have Holy Week services at 7 p.m. daily next week, except Thursday, when the service starts at 6: 30 p.m. with a soup and bread dinner.

An afternoon Good Friday service begins at noon March 28.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Melanie Picco, an eighth-grader at Dunloggin Middle School, who won an art scholarship to Mount de Sales Academy -- a girls Catholic high school in Catonsville -- for the coming school year.

In praise of volunteers

The many parent volunteers who run children's programs throughout the year can never receive too much recognition for the work they do.

Parent volunteers at Rockburn Elementary School have a chance to win a monthly drawing.

Last month's winner was Judy Theodosakis, who won a gift certificate for Halo Dry Cleaners.

Retiring Scout leaders in Cub Pack 917 -- Denise Smith, Gail Burgtorf, Marilyn Dlugos, Anne Dougherty and Cheryl Sasscer --were recognized with a gift Scout pin.

St. John's Lane Elementary School recently "roasted" Marlene Goode at a retirement party given in her honor.

Fifty colleagues joined family and friends in sharing stories about Marlene in her 10 years as instructional assistant and tutor at the school.

Goode plans to spend her retirement at home with her husband, Charles, enjoying her three children, their spouses and her two grandsons.

Pub Date: 3/17/97

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