Thursday, May 3, 2012
The registrations to take the college tests are around the corner.
Planning to take the ACT or SAT soon? The deadline to register for the June tests are right around the corner. Registration to take the ACT on June 9 is Friday, according to the test's website. Registration for the June 2 SAT is Tuesday, according to the College Board. In November, Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) said its schools continued to exceed state average SAT scores for the 15th consecutive year. The county also noted in a statement an increase in its SAT participation among Hispanic and black students. Good luck to students taking the SAT or ACT test next month.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Glen Burnie High is looking for a alumni to be inducted to the school's Wall of Honor. Applications are due May 1.
Do you know a Glen Burnie High graduate whose achievements shine as stellar examples to the students of the school? The school currently is accepting applications for nominees to be inducted to the Glen Burnie High School Alumni Wall of Honor. Applications must be received by May 1. Candidates must have graduated from Glen Burnie at least 10 years prior to the nomination. Self nominations are not accepted. To get an application, contact Glen Burnie at 410-761-7780 or visit the website.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Do you know a dedicated community volunteer? The deadline to nominate them for the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Carter Award is coming up soon.
The Glen Burnie Improvement Association (GBIA) is seeking nominations for outstanding volunteers for this year's Richard H. Carter award. Nominations must be received by May 1. The award, established in 1991 to pay tribute to dedicated community volunteers, is for people living in the 21060 or 21061 ZIP codes who have served the Glen Burnie community through a variety of organizations or activities. Nomination forms can be obtained from the GBIA hall (19 Crain Highway S.) or their website. Contact the hall at 410-766-6760. The Carter Award winner will hold a place of honor in the upcoming Memorial Day Parade on May 20 and will be publicly honored during an upcoming GBIA meeting. The winner also will be presented with a check for $200 to be…
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Don’t miss the April 16 deadline for this college scholarship opportunity.
Are you a senior athlete at Northeast High School and getting ready to move on to college? Then this opportunity is for you. The deadline for Northeast High School’s Soar Like an Eagle scholarship, which grants a $500 college scholarship to one male and one female athlete, is Monday, April 16. This scholarship is intended to recognize the student-athlete who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedication and sportsmanship while being a member of his or her team. It also considers the athlete’s contributions with time and participation in giving back to the community. All applications should be completed and addressed to Gwynn Philhower, president of the NEHS Athletic Boosters, c/o Northeast High School, 1121 Duval Highway, Pasadena, …
Friday, April 13, 2012
The local branch of the state comptroller's office will be open on April 14 for free tax assistance and preparation.
If you haven't filed your taxes yet, there is still time. The Annapolis branch of the state comptroller's office is one of 12 open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to provide free income tax return assistance and preparation. The office is located in the Revenue Administration Center, located at 80 Calvert St. in Annapolis. Complete addresses of branch offices and phone numbers can be found at individuals.marylandtaxes.com/taxhelp/localoffices.asp. "If you bring in your W2s, 1099s and completed federal return, we'll prepare and file your state return for free," Comptroller Peter Franchot said in the release. Can't make it down to Annapolis? Try our Glen Burnie Patch Readers' Choice best tax preparation business, Andrew G. Hosse and Co. …