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By Sherrie Ruhl and Sherrie Ruhl,Staff Writer | February 27, 1994
The first step in making Harford schools more user-friendly is a pleasant, caring voice on the telephone."The public is our customer and we have to make them feel they are important to us," Donald R. Morrison, school spokesman, told school secretaries at a seminar Tuesday."
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August 20, 2000
Advice and strategies to help your children read Easing back in to school days The build-up to the first day of school is filled with excitement, anticipation and, sometimes, apprehension. As a parent, you are your child's first teacher. Positive attitudes toward school can help the transition from summer back to school go more smoothly. Before school starts Ease the change from vacation to school time by setting an earlier bedtime each night. Set a goal to be on a regular bedtime schedule by the time school starts.
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By VICKI WELLFORD | December 7, 1993
Waugh Chapel Elementary School Principal Joyce Fink will step out from behind her desk tomorrow to take a spot at the counter at the Odenton McDonald's for "Principal's Night."From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ms. Fink will be taking orders and serving up food to help her school raise money for programs. The school receives 20 percent of all sales for the night.* The school also will be holding its winter program at 7 p.m. next Monday. The chorus, band and strings will perform.For more information, call the school at 222-6542.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sarah Pekkanen and Sarah Pekkanen,Sun Staff | April 25, 1999
Babies do it. So do businessmen. Your fifth-grade teacher did it, too. Some of us swear we never do it, but we're lying. Freud certainly did it -- and he was really, really interested in it. We're talking about dreaming, of course -- and not those delicious daytime fantasies about the speech you'll give your boss when the Powerball gods finally smile upon you. It wouldn't take a psychiatrist to uncover the root cause of that reverie. No, we speak of the nocturnal visions that flit up from the deepest layers of your subconscious, which can be far more perplexing.
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By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas and Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 8, 1996
ROLAND TERRACE Democratic Club, 619 Matthews Ave., will sponsor a Platter Party from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the hall. Music will be provided by the Coachmen.Included in the admission price -- $6 in advance and $8 at the door -- is a platter of food, beer, soda and setups. Everyone is invited to attend.The club also will hold a crab feast, a major fund-raiser, from 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 27 at the hall.Hot steamed crabs, crab soup, a greens table and more will be on the menu. Tickets are $25.Tickets for both events may be obtained by calling Virginia Uzialko at 789-2013 or the club at 636-1504 after 7 p.m.Rally Day at churchEveryone is invited to celebrate Sunday school Rally Day at St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., at 9: 45 a.m. Sept.
NEWS
By ROSALIE M. FALTER | August 21, 1995
The Linthicum Elementary School family would like to welcome several new staff members to the school for the 1995-96 school year.Dawn Datson, an teacher from High Point Elementary, will be the new special education teacher, replacing Will Robinson, who has taken a teaching position in Delaware.Debbie Martin will be joining us from Harmans Elementary to be the new second-grade teacher. She is taking the position left vacant by the retirement of Romaine Wilson.New part-time instructors are physical education teacher Debbie Shacklock and art teacher Susan Brisson.
NEWS
By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS | October 18, 1993
Sandy Brusberg, chief secretary at Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School, has been named Employee of the Month for October by the county Board of Education. A 23-year employee at Brooklyn Park/Lindale, Brusberg received a citation and a bell during an Oct. 8 ceremony at the Board of Education building in Annapolis. Students and staff at the school hung a banner in Brusberg's honor and gave her two dozen roses, a cake and other treats.*It's bargain time again. The Belle Grove Improvement Association will sponsor a flea market from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Bingo World parking lot, Belle Grove Road and 10th Avenue.
NEWS
By Phyllis Flowers Phyllis Lucas | November 5, 1990
Let me begin by welcoming the other half of this Phyllis team back home.Phyllis Lucas and her family spent last week vacationing in Florida.Although I have not talked with her since their return, I pray they had a safe and enjoyable trip.*Well, it's finally here, the general election. Be sure to get out and vote tomorrow. A list of polling places is in the news section of today's paper.Speaking of elections, Brooklyn Park/Lindale Junior High School has elected its Parent-Teacher Association officers for Brooklyn Park.
NEWS
By PEG ADAMARCZYK | August 20, 1993
With less than two weeks remaining until the unofficial end of summer, area school are busy preparing for the first day of classes.At Northeast High School, Principal Joseph Carducci and faculty members have planned an orientation starting at 7 p.m. Thursday for new students and parents."
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 22, 1996
THE LONG HOURS of juggling rehearsals and homework, repeating lines and reworking sets, will soon be just a pleasant high school memory for the cast and crew of the Chesapeake High School Theatre Group.Tonight and tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock, the young actors will present "It's a Wonderful Life," a musical by James Rodgers.Loosely based on the Frank Capra holiday movie classic of the same name, the musical focuses on how many lives in a small town in the late 1940s would have been affected had one man never been born.
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 22, 1996
THE LONG HOURS of juggling rehearsals and homework, repeating lines and reworking sets, will soon be just a pleasant high school memory for the cast and crew of the Chesapeake High School Theatre Group.Tonight and tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock, the young actors will present "It's a Wonderful Life," a musical by James Rodgers.Loosely based on the Frank Capra holiday movie classic of the same name, the musical focuses on how many lives in a small town in the late 1940s would have been affected had one man never been born.
NEWS
By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas and Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 8, 1996
ROLAND TERRACE Democratic Club, 619 Matthews Ave., will sponsor a Platter Party from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the hall. Music will be provided by the Coachmen.Included in the admission price -- $6 in advance and $8 at the door -- is a platter of food, beer, soda and setups. Everyone is invited to attend.The club also will hold a crab feast, a major fund-raiser, from 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 27 at the hall.Hot steamed crabs, crab soup, a greens table and more will be on the menu. Tickets are $25.Tickets for both events may be obtained by calling Virginia Uzialko at 789-2013 or the club at 636-1504 after 7 p.m.Rally Day at churchEveryone is invited to celebrate Sunday school Rally Day at St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., at 9: 45 a.m. Sept.
NEWS
By ROSALIE M. FALTER | August 21, 1995
The Linthicum Elementary School family would like to welcome several new staff members to the school for the 1995-96 school year.Dawn Datson, an teacher from High Point Elementary, will be the new special education teacher, replacing Will Robinson, who has taken a teaching position in Delaware.Debbie Martin will be joining us from Harmans Elementary to be the new second-grade teacher. She is taking the position left vacant by the retirement of Romaine Wilson.New part-time instructors are physical education teacher Debbie Shacklock and art teacher Susan Brisson.
NEWS
By BONITA FORMWALT | August 31, 1994
Her voice carried over the stack of black and white marble notebooks. People began to gather. I inched toward the front."Do you have any clue what I paid in property taxes last year?" Tiny beads of perspiration began to form on her upper lip. "How many candy bars, tubes of wrapping paper and pizza kits have you foisted off on friends and relatives who no longer take your calls? Yet the school system cannot afford crayons!!! They're half price at Giant!"She waved a mimeograph list of school supplies above her head.
NEWS
By Sherrie Ruhl and Sherrie Ruhl,Staff Writer | February 27, 1994
The first step in making Harford schools more user-friendly is a pleasant, caring voice on the telephone."The public is our customer and we have to make them feel they are important to us," Donald R. Morrison, school spokesman, told school secretaries at a seminar Tuesday."
NEWS
By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,Staff Writer | December 12, 1993
Harford Technical High School is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of the school system.It has finally earned some respect.The school, which started as a part-time "vo-tech" center at Harford Community College in the 1970s, has blossomed into its own campus of 615 students -- with a waiting list of more than 100.It has been recognized recently by county and state organizations for a business partnership program, and just last weekend was one of four groups...
NEWS
August 20, 2000
Advice and strategies to help your children read Easing back in to school days The build-up to the first day of school is filled with excitement, anticipation and, sometimes, apprehension. As a parent, you are your child's first teacher. Positive attitudes toward school can help the transition from summer back to school go more smoothly. Before school starts Ease the change from vacation to school time by setting an earlier bedtime each night. Set a goal to be on a regular bedtime schedule by the time school starts.
NEWS
By SALLY BUCKLER | October 7, 1993
The staff, students and parents of Mount View Middle School have enthusiastically embraced the challenges a new school brings. Many programs are "up and running," according to principal Marion Payne.The school's PTA has received its charter from the national PTA. Its officers send thanks to the PTAs at Glenwood Middle School, Patapsco Middle School, Waverly Elementary School and West Friendship Elementary School for their start-up donations.Mount View band director Shelley Williams announces over 100 members in its concert band and wind ensemble.
NEWS
By VICKI WELLFORD | December 7, 1993
Waugh Chapel Elementary School Principal Joyce Fink will step out from behind her desk tomorrow to take a spot at the counter at the Odenton McDonald's for "Principal's Night."From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ms. Fink will be taking orders and serving up food to help her school raise money for programs. The school receives 20 percent of all sales for the night.* The school also will be holding its winter program at 7 p.m. next Monday. The chorus, band and strings will perform.For more information, call the school at 222-6542.
NEWS
By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS | November 15, 1993
Principals from the North County Feeder System will sponsor a "Parent Awareness Night" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow at North County High School, 10 East First Ave.The seminars will include homework, assertive discipline, communication skills and behavior management.Representatives of the pupil services staff will explain the county's policy on sexual harassment and child abuse.*Parent Visitation Day is planned for tomorrow at county public schools. For more information, call your local school.
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