School briefs

August 08, 2005

'Paying for College' broadcast scheduled

The six local Edward Jones investment representatives will host a free one-hour satellite broadcast titled "Paying for College" Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at several Tri-State area locations.

The broadcast will explore the ins and outs of saving for college and applying for financial aid. The broadcast will include discussions about the benefits and suitability of a 529 plan, the different types of financial aid available and strategies to combine public and private financing.

To reserve a seat or for more information, call one of the following investment representatives: J. Greg Garner at 301-733-9465, Joan Bowers at 240-420-8514, John Pullaro at 301-824-7726, Todd Streett at 1-717-597-1713, Cort Meinelschmidt at 301-766-7300 or Shelby Penn-Ross at 301-733-0625.

Registration help will be available Tuesday

Washington County middle school counselors will be in their buildings Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assist parents and students with middle school registration.


If the student is registering with the Washington County Public Schools for the first time, parents will need to supply the following:

n Proof of age - Bring a copy of the student's birth certificate.

n Proof of immunization - The immunization record must be signed by a physician and show that the second MMR was given after age 1.

n Proof of residency - Bring any of the following: rental lease, utility bill, mortgage payment, credit card bill or property tax bill to show that the student resides in Washington County.

If the student is transferring schools within Washington County, parents only need to supply proof of residence.

The first day for students in Washington County Public Schools is Aug. 24.

Northern Middle to host orientation

Northern Middle School has scheduled orientation for new students Aug. 23, at 9 a.m.

School administrations and staff will present information about the programs, policies and procedures for the 2005-06 school year.

Eighth-grade Meet the Teacher Night will be Sept. 6 at 7 p.m., and seventh-grade Meet the Teacher night will be Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.

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