South Carroll High School to celebrate 30th birthday

Neighbors

November 07, 1997|By Christy Kruhm | Christy Kruhm,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

SOUTH CARROLL High School will celebrate "Thirty Years of Excellence" at its 30th-anniversary reception Nov. 14 at the high school in Winfield.

School officials are inviting former and current students, staff and the community to the reception. A short program will highlight the school's history and will include musical presentations by the band and chorus, service awards to staff, and refreshments. Building tours will begin at 7 p.m.

South Carroll opened in September 1967. Chester Elder was the principal, a position he held until his retirement in 1990. David Booz is the current principal.

Several faculty members will be celebrating 30 years at the school. They are: Pat King, Walter McWilliams, Naudine Phoebus and Wayne Reisberg.

"Sometimes we take for granted what has happened in the past," Booz said. "This reception is a chance to honor those people for their years of service."

A T-shirt commemorating the anniversary will be for sale during the reception. Commercial art student Tracey McElroy designed the T-shirt.

Committee chairwoman Ruthann Pittinger said reservations are not necessary, but are encouraged so the school can prepare enough refreshments.

Information: 410-795-8858 or 410-751-3575

Benefit carnival

Students at Mount Airy Middle School are rallying to help classmate Garry Porter and his family with medical bills from an accident in August.

The school is planning a benefit carnival from 6: 30 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the gymnasium, 102 Watersville Road, Mount Airy.

The eighth-grader was involved in a serious bicycle accident near his home in Woodbine. Garry suffered a broken leg and internal injuries. Additional plastic surgery is required for his recovery. He has not been able to return to school.

Admission is $1. Tickets may be purchased for more than 30 games and amusements. The carnival will feature raffles,

storytelling and refreshments.

The carnival is a school function with support from the faculty, PTSO, parents and students. It is open to students, their families and the community.

Information: 301-829-1314 or 410-751-3554

Winter coats needed

Check closets for outgrown or no-longer-worn coats. Consider donating wearable winter coats to Mount Airy NET's "Coat Drive."

Until Dec. 15, NET will have drop boxes at: St. James Episcopal Church, 204 N. Main St.; Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St.; Good Shepherd School, 13949 Penn Shop Road; York Auto Parts, 300 S. Main St.; and the Town Office, 110 S. Main St.

Debbie Turton, coat drive chairwoman, is accepting names of those who might need winter coats.

Information: 301-607-9466, 301-829-1424 or 301-829-0472

Fruit sale

South Carroll High School Cavalier Band is accepting orders until Nov. 19 for cases of apples, oranges, grapefruit, tangelos and pears. Delivery is expected Dec. 13. Proceeds will go to purchase uniforms and equipment.

Information: 301-607-9251, 410-795-8159 or 410-781-6391

Pub Date: 11/07/97

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