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Summer School Registration

Arlington students may sign up for classes for Summer School 2002. The program is open to students who wish to move ahead to a higher level of academic work, explore areas of special interest or catch up on courses taken this year. Registration is open to all students enrolled in grades K-12 during the 2001-2002 year.

A $45 registration fee and tuition, if applicable, are due at the time of registration. Reduced tuition is available to all students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Registration closes at 4 p.m. on the last day of each registration period. A complete catalog of summer school locations, courses and tuition costs is available at local schools and at www.arlington.k12.va.us. Call 703-228-7645.

Monday, March 4-Friday, May 3:

Elementary make-up courses (no tuition for APS students)

Middle School Arts & Technology Institute

High school New Work for Credit

Stratford Program

Monday, March 4-Friday, May 31:

Driver's Education

Monday, March 4-Friday, June 7:

Middle school make-up courses (no tuition for APS students)

High school make-up and strengthening courses

Monday, March 18-Friday, March 22:

Elementary enrichment programs

Monday, June 24, Yorktown High School, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.:

Late registration for middle and high school make-up and strengthening courses

Preventing Bullying Behavior.

Parents dealing with bullies will learn how to encourage cooperation and positive social skills at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Administered by the Arlington County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Service in partnership with Arlington Public Schools Department of Human Services and Juvenile Courts. Call 703-228-1677.

A Cappella at Yorktown

Yorktown High School will host "Arlington A Cappella" featuring Yorktown's Madrigals, Washington and Lee's Madrigals, H-B Woodlawn's Chamber Singers and The Overtones from James Madison University, Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m. The program includes pop, rock and jazz stylings. Tickets are $3 in advance or $4 at the door. The school is located at 5201 N. 28th St. Call 703-228-5369.

Special Ed Advisory Meetings

The Arlington Public Schools Local Special Education Advisory Committee invites interested citizens to participate in its monthly meeting. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. each month for the remainder of the school year at the Arlington Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. The meetings will be held on the following remaining dates: March 19, Room 301A-B on the third floor; April 23, Room 101-102 on the first floor; and May 28, Room 101-102 on the first floor.

For more information on the Special Education Advisory Committee, contact Vicki Starr at 202-752-3727 or Paul Nolan at 703-533-7858, from 6-9:30 p.m.

Parent Seminar

"Understanding Your Teenager" will be the topic of a seminar for parents at Little Falls Church, 6025 Little Falls Road, from 9 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, March 16. The seminar leader is Wayne Rice, a nationally known speaker who has worked with teenagers for more than thirty years. The seminar hopes to offer parents advice on raising capable, emotionally-healthy teenagers. This is a community event open to all. Call 703-538-5230 or visit http://www.littlefallschurch.org/TeenFS.html.