School briefs

February 19, 2007

Clear Spring sandwich sale rescheduled for Tuesday

CLEAR SPRING - A Clear Spring High School History Club sandwich sale was postponed last week because of inclement weather.

The sandwich sale was rescheduled for Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Grace Academy to hostopen house on Tuesday

Grace Academy will host an open house Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the school at 13321 Cearfoss Pike in Hagerstown

A private Christian school, Grace Academy is a nondenominational, traditional and co-ed school. The academy has 23 classrooms, a science lab, a computer lab, three athletic fields and computer instruction offered beginning in kindergarten.

Open enrollment begins March 1.

For information, call Development Director Michelle Sampson at 301-733-2033 or go to

Prekindergarten/Head Start registration set in Jefferson Co.

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Jefferson County (W.Va.) Schools has scheduled prekindergarten/Head Start registration for the 2007-08 school year.


Prekindergarten/Head Start classes tentatively are planned for North Jefferson Elementary School, Ranson Elementary School, RESA VIII Pre-K/Head Start, Shepherdstown Day Care Center and Children First Child Development Center. Preschool special-needs instruction is available at T.S. Lowery and Page Jackson elementary schools.

Registration dates are:

· North Jefferson Elementary School - Monday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

· Jefferson County Board of Education - Tuesday, March 6, 110 Mordington Ave., Charles Town, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Children who are 4 years old by Aug. 31 are eligible, regardless of income. Classes are free to all children.

School system staff anticipate an increase of enrollment for the upcoming school year and spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis, according to a school system press release.

For information, call Celeste Weiz at 304-724-9942 or Sherry Hetzel at 304-725-9741.

State archives accepting summer intern applications

ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for its summer student intern program.

Internships are open to high school and college students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools. The internships are paid, and include training in archival records management, digital imaging and historical research methods.

The 10-week program runs from June 6 through Aug. 14.

For information, write to Emily Oland Squires, research and student outreach director, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis MD 21401; or send an e-mail to

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