Harford Digest

HARFORD DIGEST

September 09, 2007

Charter school group to hold free workshop

The Maryland Charter School Network will hold a free workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Aberdeen branch library, 21 Franklin St., for parents and community groups to explain the charter school law and the process for creating charter schools.

Information: Stephanie Simms at 301-249-0182 or visit www.md charternetwork.org.

Presentations on magnet program

The Harford County public schools will hold presentations on the magnet program for eighth-graders.

The Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High, the Global Studies/International Baccalaureate Programme at Edgewood High and the 19 career programs at Harford Technical High in Bel Air will be showcased in a video by Harford Cable Network.

This week's meetings are at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Havre de Grace High and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Joppatowne High.

For more information, call the middle school or visit www. hcps.org and the link to Magnet Programs.

Schools closing early Wednesday

Harford County public elementary schools will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday to give teachers planning time.

All public schools will be closed Thursday for Rosh Hashana.

Information: 410-588-5203.

Class of 1987 to hold reunion

Havre de Grace High School's Class of 1987 will celebrate its 20-year reunion the weekend of Sept. 21--23.

A cocktail party will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at Coakley's Pub in Havre de Grace.

The main event, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 22, will include a barbecue, a hayride, children's activities and music.

A get-together on Sept. 23 is being planned.

Tickets are $40 for adults and $15 for children.

Information: hdeg1987@gmail. com.

Hosanna School to mark anniversary

Hosanna School will celebrate its 140th anniversary with a breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood.

"The Spirit of Frederick Douglass" will be featured.

Admission is $35. Reservations are suggested.

Information: 410-939-5368, 410-272-0697 or 410-939-8510.

Credits from Regis can be transferred

A new collaboration with the Regis University School for Professional Studies Associate's to Bachelor's Program allows Cecil College students to transfer as many as 90 credits required for graduation from the Denver-based college.

Nine Regis bachelor's programs offered in the agreement can be completed online, including accounting, business administration, communication, computer information systems, computer networking, computer science, finance, marketing, and public administration.

Cecil students who transfer with an associate's degree will be recognized as juniors at Regis. After earning a minimum of 62 credits, and enrolling at Regis, they can take additional classes at Cecil and transfer those credits.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 203.

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