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Education Digest

September 06, 1998

Community college sponsoring job fair

Anne Arundel County Community College is sponsoring a free job fair from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Glen Burnie Mall.

Job seekers should bring copies of their resumes and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews with potential employers.

A free workshop on interview tips will begin at 1: 30 p.m., just before the fair opens. A second workshop, on improving your resume, is to be held at 4: 30 p.m. Nancy Fink, manager of counseling and training at the Professional Outplacement Assistance Center in Linthicum, will lead the workshops.

A "Dress for Success" fashion show at 3 p.m., provided by Montgomery Ward, will illustrate tips on dressing for an interview or the workplace.

Job seekers who want resume and interviewing help before the job fair may call 410-541-2201.

More than 50 employers will attend. They include Accountants on Call, AdNet/Account Net, Allines, Anne Arundel County police, Bello Machre, city of Frederick, Future Care Chesapeake, Ginger Cove, Mary Kraft and Associates, Maryland Army National Guard, Maryland Excel'ers, MBNA Marketing Systems, McDonald's Corp., Michael's Arts and Crafts, Mid-Atlantic Coca-Cola, North Arundel Hospital, Premier Placements, Priority One Staffing, Psychotherapeutic Services, Remco Business Systems Inc., Safeway, Sav-a-lot Drugstores, Sears, TeleSec Corestaff, the U.S. Army and Weis Markets.

Table space is available for $150.

Information: 410-424-1429 or the Maryland Relay Service, 800-735-2258.

College library declares 'Almost Amnesty Week'

Anne Arundel Community College librarians have declared an "Almost Amnesty Week," Tuesday through Sept. 14, for the return of overdue books.

There are approximately 1,000 overdue books out on loan from Andrew G. Truxal Library. Six hundred books have been overdue for more than three months. Missing volumes mean students sometimes cannot borrow needed books. It means added expense in stocking replacements. Others simply cannot be replaced.

During Almost Amnesty Week, tardy borrowers can return their overdue books and pay a maximum fine of $1 a book. The offer will be honored only during the one week. After that, cases of chronic offenders will be turned over to a collection agency.

New computer lab showcased at school

Volunteers from the new home community of Russett will showcase the new computer lab at Brock Bridge Elementary School to parents and students during back-to-school night at 7 p.m. Thursday. Volunteers and school officials will explain the computer lab and its capabilities to parents and students from about 7: 45 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m.

Russett residents and Russett's developer raised more than $15,000 to help Brock Bridge Elementary School fund and implement a comprehensive computer lab and network in the past school year.

The school has about 50 computers, which students this year will use to participate in such projects as Internet research programs connecting the school with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (for a space and science project) and with the Maryland Archives (for a history project).

Teen group being offered at Southern Middle School

Anne Arundel County is offering a middle school teen group for students attending Southern Middle School this school year. Registration is on a first-come basis. Space is limited.

The group will operate from the close of the school day until 6 p.m. Children in grades six and seven at Southern are eligible. Information: 410-222-7856.

AACC is conducting registration for fall classes

Registration has begun by mail, fax, phone and in person for fall credit classes at Anne Arundel Community College.

Registration for classes for credit ends today at the Arnold campus, Glen Burnie Town Center and Fort Meade Center.

Classes in nontraditional formats, including telecourse, Internet or weekend college, are offered Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.

Information: 410-541-2241 and 410-541-2246.

Bodkin PTA to sponsor 5K race as fund-raiser

The Bodkin Elementary School PTA will sponsor a 5-kilometer community race at 8 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Pasadena school to raise money for reading and supplemental classroom supplies. A 1-mile fun run/walk will be held simultaneously.

Awards will be presented to top finishers in the 5K in these age groups: 9 and younger, 10-15, 16-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50 and 51 and older. Random prizes will be awarded. Race day registration is $15.

Information: 410-255-2953.

Glen Burnie High School's 50th reunion is Oct. 3

Glen Burnie High School will hold its 50th reunion Oct. 3 at the Rose Restaurant. Information: Bill Shawn, 410-647-5444.

Pub Date: 9/06/98

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