Education Notes


April 30, 2006

HCC student group schedules dinner

Harford Community College's student Political Awareness Association invites the public to a Law Day Dinner from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Chesapeake Center Dining Room on the Bel Air campus.

The speaker will be the Honorable Alan M. Wilner, chief judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland.

The theme of Law Day is "Liberty Under the Law: Separate Branches, Balanced Powers."

The cost is $5. Reservations are required.

Information: 410-836-4361 or e-mail

HCC board plans open meetings

The board of trustees of Harford Community College will meet for a work session at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Chesapeake Center Board Room.

The board will meet in open session at 6 p.m. May 9 in the board room.

The public may address the board at a specified time. Anyone wishing to speak must complete a request form and return it to Marketing and Public Relations before the meeting.

To request disability-related assistance, call 410-836-4402 or TTY 410-836-4199, or e-mail three business days in advance.

Information: 410-836-4408.

German students plan performances

Harford Christian School will hold a "Kaffeehaus" of music, poetry and drama at 7 p.m. Thursday in the chandelier lobby at 1736 Whiteford Road, Darlington.

The original mini-dramatizations will be "Alice im Wunderland" and "Aschenputtel" (Cinderella), produced by upper-level German students.

"Alice" features the tea party that is close to Lewis Carroll's original story, but the Grimm Brothers' "Aschenputtel" varies from the Disney version.

The evening will include hot chocolate and German pastries and some German language instruction.

Information: 410-457-5101.

School seeks to build new playground

To better accommodate the full-day kindergarten program beginning in August, the Youth's Benefit Educational Foundation and PTA are collaborating to raise $100,000 to build a new playground at Youth's Benefit Elementary School.

The playground committee is looking for businesses, organizations, individuals and foundations to sponsor the playground.

The committee also will hold several fundraisers that include:

Longaberger basket bingo at 6 p.m. Friday at the school. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Games begin at 7 p.m. Specials, raffles and instant bingo will be included. Tickets: 410- 879-7921.

An Orioles game outing at Camden Yards on May 13, with $5 of each ticket sold going to the playground fund.

Information: 410-638-4190.

Stress seminar scheduled at HCC

Harford Community College will hold a seminar on "Self-Assessing Workplace Anger and Depression" from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 8 in Bel Air Hall.

Participants will learn how to: recognize their body signals; prepare for workplace stress; and use self-assessment tools to avoid turning anxiety into anger.

Information: 410-836-4376.

Students inducted into honor society

The John Carroll School's chapter of the International Quill and Scroll Honor Society recently inducted 20 students.

The society recognizes individual student achievement in journalism and scholastic publications.

The students are: Chris Anderson, Joe Christesen, Jennifer Di Biagio, Jared Drewen, Jeff Gunnarsson, Kimberly Hoopes, Allison Humphries, Caitlin Keilty, Emily Lazor, Christine Le Bron, Ryan Leeb, Hillary Livingston, Lauren Lhotsky, Shannon Murphy, Jessica O'Brien, Neha Prakosh, Candace Rapanotti, Angela Soul, Caroline Volker and Andy Wancowicz.

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