Public can address county school board at meeting...

EDUCATION DIGEST

May 08, 2002

Public can address county school board at meeting tomorrow

The Board of Education of Howard County will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108, Ellicott City.

The afternoon session - and an evening session that begins at 7:30 - will begin with a public forum, when members of the public can address the board on any topic. Those who wish to speak are asked to sign up in advance.

The board meeting scheduled for May 31, during which the board will adopt the fiscal year 2003 budget, has been changed from 9 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Information: 410-313-6682. To sign up: 410-313-7197

Informal session set at Deep Run Elementary

The Board of Education will hold a "Coffee and Conversation" session from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 20 in the Deep Run Elementary School Media Center, 6925 Old Waterloo Road, Elkridge.

The meetings, which are held at schools throughout Howard County, offer parents and others an opportunity to share a cup of coffee and speak informally with board members.

Information: 410-313-6682.

Technology program schedules summer camp

The Technology Magnet Program of the Howard County public school system will offer a weeklong Technology Magnet Camp for seventh- and eighth-grade students from 8 a.m. to noon June 17-21 at the Applications & Research Laboratory, 10920 Route 108, Ellicott City.

The students will explore five areas: biotechnology; communications; construction and manufacturing; energy, power and transportation; and human services.

The fee is $75. Enrollment is limited to 125. Families must provide transportation. Registration is due by May 17.

Information: 410-313-6629.

Summer classes slated for senior adults

A Senior Adult Summer Institute will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 20 to 23 at Howard Community College in Columbia.

The cost is $8 a day for those ages 60 and older; $10 a day for ages 18 to 59.

Information: 410-313-7279.

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