NEWS FLASH FOR OCT. 22-28
Oxon Hill HS 10th Annual Marching Band Invitational
Oct. 22 • 11 a.m.
Oxon Hill High School • 9850 Good Luck Road, Seabrook
INFO: 301-775-2792The Oxon Hill High School marching band will host its 10th annual Marching Band Invitational where schools come together for a friendly “battle of the bands.” In addition, the “Magnificent Marching Machine” from Morgan State University will showcase its best high-stepping style and bands from Robert R. Gray Elementary and Oxon Hill High schools will give exhibition performances.
Greenbelt ES 5K/1K Run-Walk
Oct. 22 • 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Greenbelt Elementary School • 66 Ridge Road, Greenbelt
The Greenbelt Elementary School PTA is sponsoring Rafael’s Race in honor of a former student who passed away in 2009. Proceeds will support the PTA’s mission to offer activities that enhance the well-being of the students and staff at Greenbelt Elementary School.
Kingsford ES ‘Green Up’ Event
Oct. 22 • 8:30 a.m. Kingsford Elementary School •1401 Enterprise Road, Mitchellville
Students, staff, parents and community members will plant trees, shrubs, and bulbs to help beautify the school.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Activities
Oct. 22 • 2 p.m.Laurel High School • 8000 Cherry Lane, Laurel
Students, staff and Laurel High School fans will celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a “Pink-Out” football game to honor individuals who are breast cancer survivors, and bring awareness to the importance of screenings.
Oct. 27 • 2 p.m.Northwestern High School • 7000 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville
Enjoy an evening of performances by students and staff from Northwestern and Parkdale High Schools. All proceeds will benefit the 2012 Komen Global Race for the Cure.
Oct. 28 • 10 a.m.Walker Mill Middle School • 800 Karen Boulevard, Capital Heights
Walker Mill Middle School students and staff will dress in pink and walk around the school in support of breast cancer awareness month.
Oct. 28 Ernest Everett Just Middle School • 1300 Campus Way North, Mitchellville
Ernest Everett Just Middle School students and staff will dress in pink in support of breast cancer awareness month. Students have also created a tribute wall in the school’s main foyer.
Red Ribbon Week Activities
Oct. 24-28 Beltsville Academy • 4300 Wicomico Avenue, Beltsville
In commemoration of Red Ribbon Week, Beltsville Academy will celebrate being a drug-free school with the following activities:
Monday: “Sock It to Drugs Day” – Students and staff will wear crazy socks.
Tuesday: “Team Up on Drugs Day” – Students and staff will wear team jerseys.Wednesday: “Hats Off to Being Drug-Free Day” – Students and staff will wear hats.
Thursday: “College Pride Day” – Students and staff will wear favorite college shirt.
Friday: “Wear Read Day” – Students and staff will wear red.
Oct. 25 Bond Mill Elementary School • 16001 Sherwood Avenue, Laurel
Students and staff will host “Sock it to Drugs Day” by wearing crazy socks.
Annual Health Wellness and Career Fair
Oct. 28 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.Dodge Park Elementary School • 3401 Hubbard Road, Landover
Dodge Park Elementary School students will have the opportunity to meet with business and professional leaders in the community to offer insight on various career paths.
James McHenry ES participate in Kids Euro Festival
Oct. 28 • 10:15 a.m.James McHenry Elementary School • 8909 McHenry Lane, Lanham
The Kids Euro Festival is the biggest children’s festival in the nation. James McHenry students will be entertained with a performance from traditional Shadow Theatre with figures moving behind the scene.