Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

November 23, 2003

Registration to begin for school programs in Crofton area

Academics Etc., an after-school program in Crofton-area schools, will begin registration this month for its winter programs.

During the winter session, courses will be available to pupils in kindergarten through fifth grade in the following academic areas and schools:

Monday, Crofton Elementary: math, science and technology.

Tuesday, Four Seasons Elementary: reading, writing and history.

Wednesday, Crofton Meadows Elementary: world studies, foreign language and fine arts.

Thursday, Crofton Woods Elementary: recreation and hobbies.

A preschool program will also be available for ages 2 to 5. All courses are from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. and will begin the week of Jan. 12. Tuition is $60 for the session, with a $5 to $10 materials fee.

Program booklets will be distributed to all pupils of participating schools and will be available in each school's library and the Crofton Library. Parents can access the information online at www.academicsetc.com. Applications should be submitted by Dec. 16. Information: 410-721- 6115, 301-858-0025 or 410-721- 0894.

AACC schedules review of student art portfolios

Anne Arundel Community College has scheduled an Art Portfolio Review Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the Arnold campus. No pre-registration is required.

Portfolios may include finished pieces, works in progress, sketchbooks, slides or photographs. The free event includes tours of AACC's art facilities from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts and a brief slide show of AACC student work.

Colleges expected to attend include Loyola College in Maryland, Maryland College of Art and Design in Silver Spring, Pennsylvania School of Art and Design in Lancaster, Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, St. Mary's College, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Information: 410-777-7454 410- 777-2306.

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