School Centennial

Laurel High School is celebrating its centennial Saturday with a 100th birthday party. The festivities begin at noon, with a tailgate party on Kirby Athletic Field, behind the school, 8000 Cherry Lane, just west of Route 1.

There will be a birthday cake, a magic show, face painting, games and a disc jockey-- followed by a football game against Oxon Hill High School. Tickets are $12, which includes a barbecue lunch and the game. Call Kelly Hall at 301-497-2050.

Nursing Credits

Nursing students at Prince George's Community College will be allowed to transfer credits to the College of Notre Dame to graduate with a four-year degree from the Baltimore school, under a new agreement. Prince George's nursing students now will be able to complete their clinical work at facilities in the county and take weekend classes at the community college toward their baccalaureate degrees.

Hard Bargain Farm

Hard Bargain Farm, an educational environmental center on the Potomac in Accokeek, has launched a new interactive Web site for children, The farm, operated by the Alice Ferguson Foundation, conducts programs for school groups at the site, on Bryant Point Road. For more information, call 301-292-5665.

Giant Receipt Winners

The students and staff of Frances Scott Key Elementary School recently collected $200,000 in Giant receipts, which can be used to obtain instructional tools for the school as part of the Apples for Students Plus program sponsored by Giant Food Inc.

In addition, teacher Peggy Harrington, the coordinator of the receipt campaign, will receive a personal computer for use at the school, in District Heights.

For more information on the school, call Principal Wanda Grant at 301-817-7970.

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