Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Parkville residents gathered at the Lavender Avenue parking lot late last week to protest its sale.
On a windy April Fool's Day, about 30 Parkville residents turned out to make it clear to the Baltimore County Revenue Authority where they stand on the issue of selling the Lavender Avenue parking lot to a developer. Parkville-Overlea Patch wrote earlier last week about a Revenue Authority board member who will propose ways for the community to keep its parking at an upcoming board meeting. Read the full article here.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Extracurricular program affords students the opportunity to learn teamwork and creative problem-solving skills.
They're dressed like Peter Pan, a ninja, a robot and a group of mice, but these Elmwood Elementary School students aren't practicing for a school play—they're part of two competitive teams of problem solvers in the schools' Odyssey of the Mind program. Next weekend, these students will take their show on the road and perform before a panel of judges at a statewide competition held at the Harbor School in Owings Mills. The performances are wholly owned by the students—they choose their own prompt and respond to it by creating costumes, props and a script. The prompts are issued by Odyssey of the Mind to participating schools. One group chose an engineering problem that led them to build a complicated "Goldberg" machine used to stir pudding…
Friday, March 4, 2011
Students from third, fourth and fifth grades participated.
Pine Grove Elementary School held its eighth annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fair on Thursday evening. The grand prize winner from the fifth grade, Lindsey Lurz, will go on to compete at the county level.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Students gathered for an assembly that combined learning with fizz, foam and explosions.
Check out these photos from an assembly at Pine Grove Elementary School, where the Maryland Science Center presented chemistry to grades 3, 4 and 5 in an interactive show.