Negro school project begins Saturday
June 14, 2000

The Boyds Historical Society and Concerts in the Country will produce a video project titled "Boyds Negro School: Historic Lives." The program will detail the school during segregation and recount the stories of former students. Once completed, it will be broadcast on television and used in the public schools and community archives.

Anyone interested in participating in the project should meet 10 a.m. Saturday at the Boyds Negro School, 19510 White Ground Road. The project will collect stories, photographs and other records of the school, and videotape interviews with former students.

Vacation Bible schools

The Poolesville Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School 2000: "The Fantastic Good News Ocean Odyssey -- Diving Into the Depths of God's Faithfulness" for age 3 to fifth grade 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 19 to 23, with commencement June 25, at the church, 17550 Willard Road.

The Barnesville Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School: "In the Race with Jesus" for children pre-kindergarten to seventh grade and adults 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 19 to 23, at the church, 17917 Barnesville Road. Registration and a dinner will be held 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 19. Call 301-407-0500.

Marine graduates

James L. Shultz Jr., the son of James and Nancy Shultz of Poolesville, graduated from the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C., May 12. Shultz received the sharpshooter medal for his training performance.

Shultz is attending Military Combat Training at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Upon completion of his training he will be stationed at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., working in supply and administration.

Honor society induction

Joanne Clark, the daughter of Terry and Jane Clark of Boyds and a 1996 graduate of Poolesville High School, has been inducted into Phi Kappa Phi national scholarship honor society. Clark is a senior at Salisbury State University majoring in business administration. Clark is the president of the Financial Management Association and the recipient of the award for Outstanding Senior of the Year in finance.

Flea market sponsored by Knights

A flea market and yard sale, will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Healthworks Fitness Center, 19942 Fisher Ave. The Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Fatima chapter, will sponsor the event.

History tour, talk on aqueduct

A tour of the Monocacy Aqueduct and a talk titled, "There Is More Than Meets The Eye At The Monocacy Aqueduct," will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the park on Monocacy Road, Dickerson. Bob Kapsch and Bill Lermond will share the aqueduct's engineering history. Bring a picnic lunch. A $2 contribution to the Historic Medley District, Inc. is suggested. Call 301-972-8588.

Summer program for teens

The Poolesville Teen Center will hold its summer program from June 19 to Aug. 4 for children entering grades six through nine. The program includes crafts, food, trips, amusement parks and sports. The cost is $55 per child. For more information, or to register, call Michelle Herbert at 301-349-5854.

Have an announcement or an event you want to see in Town & Country? Call Sean Sedam at 301-670-2071 by noon Friday. You can also fax information to 301-670-7183, e-mail to or mail to Poolesville Gazette, 1200 Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, Md., 20878.